Summer Concerts at Institute of Contemporary Art

Join the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) and Berklee for the ninth year of HarborWalk Sounds on ICA Free Thursday Nights at 6:00 p.m. Located in a breathtaking waterfront building, the ICA is one of Boston’s most popular summertime destinations for visual art and performance. Experience the museum’s dynamic exhibitions, then head to the ICA’s outdoor grandstand to enjoy standout talent from Berklee. (View map.)

 

Past Events

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

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

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

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

Beneil and his Reggae Orchestra

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

Institute of Contemporary Art

Beneil Miller is a young, vibrant musician from the beautiful Cayman Islands. With a blend of roots reggae, jazz, R&B, and many more genres, he creates the perfect stew of what he envisions for reggae music.

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

Oh, Malô / Lily Burns

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

Institute of Contemporary Art

Oh, Malô presents colorful soundscapes through their eclecticism, inspired by a series of emotions and experiences. Singer-songwriter Lily Burns brings soft grunge to indie rock in a simultaneously polite and in-your-face way.

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

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