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.)
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.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
Beneil Miller blends roots reggae, jazz, R&B, and many more genres to create the perfect stew of what he envisions for reggae music.
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).
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.
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer performing Salem Jazz and Soul Festival / Berklee Summer Series.