Summer Concerts at Georges Island

E.g., 2018-07-17
E.g., 2018-07-17

Georges Island, one of the beautiful Boston Harbor Islands, is home to the Civil War-era Fort Warren (and the rumored resident ghost, the Lady in Black). On Saturdays in July and August, take a ferry ride out to the island to hear multiple Berklee artists. (View Map)

The Tree That Falls

Saturday / July 21, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

The Tree That Falls is an acoustic duet featuring cellist Cristobal Cruz-Garcia and guitarist John Shafer. Established in early 2016, the duo incorporates the modern fingerstyle technique for guitar and cello while taking influence from a wide variety of world styles and genres.

Admission: Free

Brooks Robertson

Saturday / July 21, 2018 / 2:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Fingerstyle guitarist Brooks Robertson doesn’t need much more than two thumbs, eight fingers, and six strings on a wooden box to carry listeners away. He utilizes superb technical ability to play bass, rhythm, and melody simultaneously and surpass the borders of conventional genres.

Admission: Free

Maddakaya

Saturday / August 4, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

With a reggae, R&B, and pop-driven sound, the reggae pop duo Maddakaya, formed by Peruvians Gabriel Peralta and Lorenzo Cuneo, seeks to elevate reggae to the same importance as other genres.

Admission: Free

Safiya Leslie

Saturday / August 4, 2018 / 2:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Safiya Leslie is a vocalist and New York City native who is pursuing a dual degree in music production and engineering and music business/management at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Maria Vertiz

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Hailing from Mexico City, Mexico, Maria Vertiz is a composer, producer, songwriter, and arranger who creates music filled with ethnic sounds, atmospheric ideas, and structural concepts from different eras.

Admission: Free

Ana María Villa

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 2:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Ana María Villa is a 24-year-old performer and vocalist from Bogotá, Colombia.

Admission: Free

Past Events

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

Venezuelan Project

Saturday / July 7, 2018 / 2:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

The Venezuelan Project is a Latin jazz group of Venezuelan musicians who met while studying at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Irais Brito Hierrezuelo

Saturday / July 7, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Irais Brito Hierrezuelo is a bass player and music educator pursuing his interest in contemporary music at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Izzy Marcil / Gabby Michelle

Saturday / August 19, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Izzy Marcil is a folk-pop singer-songwriter who empowers others by weaving spirituality and consciousness into storytelling. Gabby Michelle is a singer-songwriter, recognized for her lyric-centered songs and unique vocals. 

Alexis Newman / Mitchell

Saturday / August 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Alexis Newman is a singer-songwriter and performer who has opened for numerous artists such as Brian McKnight with the Divas as well as Aloe Blacc, Bilal, and Chris Turner with the Neo-Soul Ensemble during a Marvin Gaye tribute. Hailing from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Mitch is a singer-songwriter whose styles vary from reggae, pop-rock, soul, and funk.

Admission: Free