Summer Concerts at Derby Square-Salem

Located in the heart of historic Salem, Massachusetts, Derby Square comes to life with live music from Berklee artists from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month in May, June, July, and August. (View map.)

 

Past Events

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

Chuks Okpu

Saturday / August 8, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Derby Square

Known for his unique style situated at the crossroads of various musical influences, Chuks Okpu is a Nigerian bassist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who has been touring Nigeria, South Africa, and the United States since the age of 16.

Admission: Free

Beneil Miller

Saturday / July 11, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Derby Square

Beneil Miller blends roots reggae, jazz, R&B, and many more genres to create the perfect stew of what he envisions for reggae music.

Admission: Free

Marika Galea

Saturday / June 13, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Derby Square

Known for her soulful audience interaction and toe-tapping beat, bassist/composer Marika Galea presents her quartet, including Yoav Eshed (guitar), Tomoaki Baba (saxophone), and Jongkuk Kim (drums).

Admission: Free

The Berklee Yellowjackets Ensemble

Saturday / May 9, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Derby Square

The Berklee Yellowjackets Ensemble is a high-level student band led by Dave Weigert (drums), a professor in the Ensemble Department. They play the repertoire of the world-renowned Yellowjackets, one of the few jazz bands that has been together for over 30 years. 

Admission: Free