Summer Concerts at Harvard Longwood Campus

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

This outdoor series, a collaboration between Harvard and Berklee, features free concerts on the Harvard Medical School Quad and in the Kresge courtyard on the Harvard Longwood Campus. Stop by on Wednesdays at lunchtime for pop, Latin music, folk, and jazz in a lovely setting. The Harvard Longwood Campus is home to Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. (View Map)

Brooks Robertson

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, 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

Santanio Jackson

Wednesday / July 25, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Santanio Jackson, a native of Plymouth, Florida, is studying drum performance and education at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Nativa

Wednesday / August 1, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Nativa is a singer-songwriter, bassist, and guitarist from Medellín, Colombia, who merges the rhythms from the Andean mountains with pop and world music.

Admission: Free

Mirella Costa

Wednesday / August 8, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Brazilian singer Mirella Costa will sing classics of her country's music, along with her own contemporary arrangements.

Admission: Free

Brianna Nelson

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Brianna Nelson is a folk/pop artist who has been writing and performing music since 2012.

Admission: Free

Martin Tamisier

Wednesday / August 22, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Martin Tamisier is a singer-songwriter and drummer from France who is studying at Berklee College of Music. His music is influenced by pop, African music, and rock, with French lyrics shaped by his love for the meaning and power of words.

Admission: Free

Irais Brito Hierrezuelo

Wednesday / August 29, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, 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

Past Events

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

7th Degree

Wednesday / July 11, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

7th Degree is a nine-piece funk/fusion band formed because of similar musical interest and immediate chemistry.

Admission: Free

Samuel Batista

Wednesday / August 30, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Panamanian saxophonist Samuel Batista, a recent alumnus, is in the process of recording his first album, Voices of Freedom.

Admission: Free

Mayah Dyson

Wednesday / August 23, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Singer-songwriter Mayah Dyson is also an actress, dancer, and model. 

Admission: Free

Inna Dudukina

Wednesday / August 16, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Inna Dudukina is a contemporary jazz and Russian vocalist, pianist, and composer. 

Admission: Free

Niu Raza

Wednesday / August 9, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.

Admission: Free

Aliya Cycon Project

Wednesday / August 2, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Aliya Cycon Project blends Cycon’s soulful compositions with characteristics of traditional Arabic music to create an unforgettable East-meets-West experience.

Admission: Free

Joaquina Mertz

Wednesday / July 26, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Joaquina Mertz is a Mexican singer-songwriter who is passionate about performance and the connection between her, the band, and the audience. 

Admission: Free

Kathleen Parks

Wednesday / July 19, 2017 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Fiddle player Kathleen Parks' sound incorporates influences from writers such as Harry Nilsson, Paul McCartney, and Paul Simon. 

Admission: Free