Summer Concerts at Brewer Plaza

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E.g., 2017-06-23

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)

Hari Kim

Monday / August 14, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Tuesday / August 15, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Wednesday / August 16, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Thursday / August 17, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Thursday / August 17, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Friday / August 18, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Monday / August 21, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Tuesday / August 22, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Wednesday / August 23, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Thursday / August 24, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / August 24, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Friday / August 25, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Monday / August 28, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Tuesday / August 29, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Wednesday / August 30, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / August 31, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / August 31, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Latin jazz trio MIXCLA performs a truly unique experience. 

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / September 1, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Cuban jazz pianist Zahili Gonzalez Zamora performs live at Brewer Plaza.

Admission: Free

Yosuke Soeda

Monday / September 11, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Yosuke Soeda is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger from Yokohama, Japan. 

Admission: Free

Yosuke Soeda

Tuesday / September 12, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Yosuke Soeda is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger from Yokohama, Japan. 

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.

Jenny Xu

Friday / August 12, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Thursday / August 11, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Thursday / August 11, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Wednesday / August 10, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Tuesday / August 9, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Monday / August 8, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / August 5, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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 / August 4, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Thursday / August 4, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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 / August 3, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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 / August 2, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Monday / August 1, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

CANCELED: Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather.
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 / July 28, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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 / July 27, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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 / July 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Monday / July 25, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

James Fernando

Friday / July 22, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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

Admission: Free

Maximalist Quartet

Thursday / July 21, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Alex Olsen, an innovative, masterful pianist and composer, performs with the Maximalist Quartet.

Admission: Free

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