Summer Concerts at Institute of Contemporary Art

Mad Satta

Thursday / July 9, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Mad Satta is a soul band with eight members who strive to bring original, positive, and eclectic music to a wide range of listeners.

Admission: Free

Ripe

Thursday / July 16, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Ripe is a seven-piece pop/funk band that believes with enough passion behind it, music can make the earth shake.

Admission: Free

Lily Burns

Thursday / July 23, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Singer-songwriter Lily Burns brings soft grunge to indie rock in a simultaneously polite and in-your-face way.

Admission: Free

Oh, Malô

Thursday / July 23, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Oh, Malô (oh-muh-low) presents colorful soundscapes through their eclecticism, inspired by a series of emotions and experiences. 

Admission: Free

Wambura Mitaru and the Maua

Thursday / July 30, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Wambura Mitaru creates a hybrid sound that combines groovy tunes with catchy lyrics. The Maua (the Swahili word for flowers) is a vibrant group of musicians of African descent who perform a mix of covers and originals that tell of their roots and heritage.

Admission: Free

Covey

Thursday / August 6, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Covey is an indie folk band fronted by guitarist and vocalist Tom Freeman.

Admission: Free

The Zahili Gonzalez Zamora Project

Thursday / August 13, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora's repertoire is a fusion of genres founded in Cuban music while acknowledging current artists such as Michel Petrucciani and Erykah Badu. Her ensemble embodies the new vision of a global music community.
 

Admission: Free

Grey Season

Thursday / August 20, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Grey Season performs their unique brand of folk music wrapped in rock 'n' roll. 

Admission: Free

Iris Lune

Thursday / August 27, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

This indie rock outfit creates dreamy, atmospheric pop anthems that set lead singer Ella Joy Meir’s soaring vocals against shimmering, gorgeously textured instrumentals. 

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.

Common Thread

Thursday / August 28, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Common Thread is a collective of like-minded musicians from all over the world brought together by a passion for good vibes and music that makes you move, and the purpose of building musicianship in one another.

Admission: FREE

Oyinda and Bigfoot Wallace

Thursday / August 21, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Oyinda is an alternative-influenced electro-pop singer and songwriter with a unique sense of cinematic storytelling. The indie-rock electronic outfit Bigfoot Wallace is Jon Hubbells's self-produced endeavor using wispy vocals, glitchy drum beats, and heavily affected guitar. 

 

Admission: FREE

Song Yi Jeon Quintet

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Hailing from South Korea, the singer and composer Song Yi Jeon will perform with her quintet. Song Yi's music combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener.
 
 
 

Admission: FREE

Sarah McKenzie

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.

Admission: FREE

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.
 

Admission: FREE

Lowtone Society

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

The members of Lowtone Society came together in the fall of 2011 from diverse backgrounds but with a common love of making music. Collectively, they draw from musical training and experience in everything from jazz to classical to hip-hop, and from to gospel to reggae and dancehall. 

Admission: Free

Wambura Mitaru / annieSoul

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Wambura Mitaru's eclectic and fluid music blends funk, soul, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, and sounds from her African background. Annette “annieSoul” Oduor is an artist with a mission to showcase Africa's diversity, creativity, and intellect through her music.

Admission: FREE

Grey Season

Thursday / July 10, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Grey Season electrifies living room music, fixing harmonies atop folk-influenced rock 'n' roll. 

Admission: FREE