Summer Concerts at Boston Public Library
Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Today, this “palace for the people” houses 23 million items and attracts visitors and researchers from around the world. Come by on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. (June-August) to hear a wide variety of Berklee performers in the library’s courtyard. (View Map)
From Mexico City, Marco Mares is a singer-songwriter who’s trying to break the pre-established roads and search for new ways to create fresh and honest pop.
Francesca Alice Crowley is an American modern folk singer-songwriter.
Maro is a singer-songwriter, pianist, and guitarist from Lisbon, Portugal.
Aliya Cycon Project blends Cycon’s soulful compositions with characteristics of traditional Arabic music to create an unforgettable East-meets-West experience.
Brandon Diaz is a gifted and highly accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and musician from Ashburn, Virginia.
Panamanian saxophonist Samuel Batista is currently in the process of recording his first album, Voices of Freedom.
Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.
BEARD is a seven-piece progressive folk band that comes from the heart of Boston.
Harshitha Krishnan is a performing and recording artist of Indian origin from Lagos, Nigeria.
The Boston-based lurid indie pop duo Sleeping Lion was formed by roommates Nate Flaks and Noah Longworth McGuire in the spring of 2015.
Venezuelan Project is a group that focuses on recovering the traditional and folkloric Venezuelan styles and combining them with contemporary genres of world music.
Abby Carey is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from North Attleboro, Massachusetts, whose influences range from Bruce Springsteen to the 1975.
Pop and R&B vocalist Amber Olivia Kiner was born in Memphis, Tennesse in 1996. Music came naturally to her when she was just a toddler.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
Arabic-inspired band the Aliya Cycon Project, formed in the summer of 2014 by oud player, pianist, and singer Aliya Cycon, performs.
Honeysuckle is a progressive folk trio that blends older influences and traditional instrumentation with modern effects and inspiration.
James Fernando is a 20-year-old pianist from Needham, Massachusetts, who frequently performs and teaches around the Boston area.
Berklee student Njoki Karu, a singer-songwriter from Nairobi, Kenya, performs.
Kyle Thornton & the Company is a seven-piece soul-hop group whose sound samples influences from several genres while remaining grounded in the passionate, honest style that is the blues.
Bassist Shirhan Agabeyli, who combines influences that represent his ethnic Azerbaijani background with intricate rhythmical structures of jazz harmony and mugam, performs.
Dear June, a rock 'n' roll band from Boston, performs.
Led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion, MIXCLA performs, giving the audience a one-of-a-kind musical experience.
Anonymous synth/soul group luhx. performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.
Singer-songwriter Kristin Corpuz is an instrumentalist, actress, and dancer from Tampa, Florida. She currently attends Berklee College of Music as a 2013 presidential scholar.
Brazilian guitarist Eduardo Mercuri, who has played at places like the Panama Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, and the 2013 Latin Grammys, performs.
Indian vocalist Harshitha Krishnan performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.
The first musician in his family, Samuel Batista, an alto saxophone player born in Panama City, Panama, currently works as a bandleader of the Third Land Quintet.
Venezuelan singer-singwriter and cellist Rodolfo Arteaga performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.