Summer Concerts at Georges Island

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)

Oh, Malô / Jive McFly

Saturday / August 8, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Oh, Malô pulls influence from such bands as Bombay Bicycle Club, Radiohead, Local Natives, Daughter, and Jeff Buckley to create a consistently unpredictable blend of timbres and arrangements. Jive McFly, a Boston-based band specializing in a blend of funk, rock, and pop, also performs.

Admission: Free

Andrea Charls / V Blackburn

Saturday / August 15, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Berklee alumna and singer Andrea Charls performs. V Blackburn, a singer-songwriter and current Berklee student, also performs.

Admission: Free

Nicolás Castañeda Group / Marina Maiztegui

Saturday / August 22, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

The Nicolás Castañeda Group, a musical project based on contemporary Colombian music, performs. Marina Maiztegui also performs.

Admission: Free

Jive McFly / Sara Kendall

Saturday / August 29, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Jive McFly, a Boston-based band specializing in a blend of funk, rock, and pop, performs. Sara Kendall, an electronic and indie singer-songwriter, also performs.

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.

3 Sudacas / El Feeling

Saturday / August 1, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

3 Sudacas, who met as Berklee students two years ago and have been playing together ever since, perform. El Feeling, the craziest Latin band you’ve probably ever seen, performs their rhythms of Colombia.

Admission: Free

Sara Kendall/Cordelia & the Buffalo

Saturday / July 25, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Sara Kendall and Cordelia & the Buffalo bridge electric and acoustic sounds combined with indie pop, electro, world, and alternative music. 

Admission: Free

Damn Tall Buildings / Emma Hern

Saturday / July 18, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Damn Tall Buildings perform their songs about love and ramblin’ with lyrical storytelling and foot-stomping grooves. Emma Hern hits the Boston scene for the first time as a solo artist with her EP, American Gypsy.

Admission: Free

Kristin Corpuz / Night Lights

Saturday / July 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Singer-songwriter Kristin Corpuz is also an instrumentalist, actress, and dancer. Night Lights also perform, bringing together an eclectic assortment of sounds influenced by indie, rock, and soul music. 

Admission: Free

Kathryn Hallberg / Amy & the Engine

Saturday / July 4, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Kathryn Hallberg, an accomplished songwriter who has distilled her varied influences into a sound that is all her own, performs. Boston-based Amy & the Engine perform their quirky pop with a folk rock sensibility.

Admission: Free

Ludovica Burtone

Saturday / August 30, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Coming from years of studying and performing classical, world, and folk music around Europe, Ludovica Burtone is presenting, along with her string quartet, a variety of compositions, from the classical repertoire to arrangements of jazz standards, tangos, and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Bailey Taylor / The Georgia English Band / Wambura Mitaru

Saturday / August 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Warm your soul on Georges Island with music from passionate artists that speak to humanity. Each artist will perform a set of her music with stories of hope, vulnerability, and joy.  

Admission: Free

Damn Tall Buildings / El Feeling / ChoroBop

Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Damn Tall Buildings, El Feeling, and ChoroBop perform roots music from all over the U.S., Colombia, and Brazil.

Admission: Free