Summer Concerts at Institute of Contemporary Art
Join the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) and Berklee for the tenth 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.)
Inspired by hip-hop, R&B, and jazz, Olivia Swann's sound is a harmonious blend of old and new.
The Ladles have three-part female harmony perfected, but their sound is more than that. They blend swing, old-time, neo-soul, and contemporary choral music into a sound all their own.
Boston-based electronic duo Sleeping Lion, Nate Flacks and Noah Longworth McGuire, produces dreamy, down-tempo indie-electronica with mellow vibes, layers of synth, soulful vocals, and a bit of falsetto.
Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.
Mais 55 comprises students or recent grads of Berklee College of Music from Brazil. Its mission is to spread love for Brazilian music and promote Brazilian culture.
Amber Olivia started studying the greats such as Beyoncé, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, and James Brown, and at age 15 performed on BET's Stellar Awards behind Memphis gospel-recording artist Earnest Pugh.
Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.
Naïka is a singer-songwriter who developed an interest in music from an early age while living and traveling internationally with her family. The influences of European, African, and Caribbean cultures have shaped her both musically and individually.
Jessie Leith Munro is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
Hailing from Madagascar, singer-songwriter Niu Raza will perform. Now that Berklee College of Music has joined forces with The Boston Conservatory and HarborWalk Sounds, this show will end with a special dance performance by the Wilder Project.
Niya Norwood's influences include artists such as Luther Vandross, Michael Jackson, Prince, Lisa Fischer, Brandy, Justin Timberlake, and so many more.
Electronic duo Sleeping Lion and psychedelic folk rock band iives will each perform a set of music.
ChoroBop is a trio that brings you the liveliness and lyricism of Brazilian choro music with a toque of bebop and contemporary music. They will be joined by vocalists from Mais Cinco Cinco, an independent group formed by Brazilian students at Berklee.
Sudacas, a group founded by Marianella Rojas (voice and percussion), and Esther Rojas (bass), performs as a quintet.
Multitalented Bahamian bassist and singer Selah Poitier '15 performs.
RickExpress performs in his unique style with an eccentric flavor.
Electronic pop artists noé and mar|co will each perform a set.
Lula Wiles, an acoustic trio of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists who combine folk traditions with a distinctly modern sensibility, performs.
Dashina, a world music vocal trio comprising Inna Dudukina, Dana Protsenko, and Harshitha Krishnan, performs.