Summer Concerts at Brewer Plaza

E.g., 2016-06-05
E.g., 2016-06-05

The Brewer Fountain, gifted to the city in 1868 by Gardner Brewer, is one of the most memorable features in the historic Boston Common. Every workday this summer there will be a Berklee pianist playing lunchtime music on the solar-powered piano underneath the fountain. On Thursdays at 5:00 p.m., the week’s featured pianist will also perform with a trio. Performances are brought to you by the Friends of the Public Garden. (View Map)

 

Myles Sweeney

Thursday / May 5, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

Myles Sweeney

Thursday / May 5, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

Myles Sweeney

Friday / May 6, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Monday / May 9, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Tuesday / May 10, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Wednesday / May 11, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / May 12, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / May 12, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / May 13, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Monday / May 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Tuesday / May 17, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Wednesday / May 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Thursday / May 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Thursday / May 19, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Friday / May 20, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Monday / May 23, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Tuesday / May 24, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Wednesday / May 25, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Thursday / May 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Thursday / May 26, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

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Past Events

Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.

Myles Sweeney

Wednesday / May 4, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

Myles Sweeney

Tuesday / May 3, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

Myles Sweeney

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / April 28, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / April 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Wednesday / April 27, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Tuesday / April 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Monday / April 25, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Friday / April 22, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Alex Olsen, an innovative, masterful pianist and composer, performs.

Admission: Free

James Fernando

Thursday / April 21, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

James Fernando is a 20-year-old pianist from Needham, Massachusetts, who frequently performs and teaches around the Boston area.

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Thursday / April 21, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Alex Olsen, an innovative, masterful pianist and composer, performs.

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Wednesday / April 20, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Alex Olsen, an innovative, masterful pianist and composer, performs.

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Tuesday / April 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Alex Olsen, an innovative, masterful pianist and composer, performs.

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Monday / April 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Alex Olsen, an innovative, masterful pianist and composer, performs.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Danae Greenfield

Friday / October 2, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Danae Greenfield is a jazz pianist and composer from Seattle, Washington. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield Band

Thursday / October 1, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Danae Greenfield is a jazz pianist and composer from Seattle, Washington. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / October 1, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Danae Greenfield is a jazz pianist and composer from Seattle, Washington. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Wednesday / September 30, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Danae Greenfield is a jazz pianist and composer from Seattle, Washington.

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Tuesday / September 29, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Danae Greenfield is a jazz pianist and composer from Seattle, Washington.

Admission: Free

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