Summer Concerts at Kendall Plaza

E.g., 2018-02-18
E.g., 2018-02-18

Located at the crossroads of the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel and Kendall Station subway stop, and at the heart of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus, Kendall Plaza offers a lovely introduction to Cambridge. Whether on your way home from work, or heading to dinner, make a stop by Kendall Plaza on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. to listen to students perform a mix of jazz standards and originals. (View Map)

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Past Events

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

Maria Wadman

Thursday / September 7, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Maria Wadman (Maria Rowinska) grew up amid many musical cultures and languages, but nothing influenced her musical sensibility more than the sound of bossa nova and samba on her father’s guitar.

Admission: Free

Naty Hernandez

Thursday / August 24, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Naty Hernandez, or simply Naty, is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, acoustic and electric bassist native of Medellín, Colombia. 

Admission: Free

Mitchell

Thursday / August 17, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Hailing from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Mitch is a singer-songwriter whose styles vary from reggae, pop-rock, soul, and funk.

Admission: Free

Joaquina Mertz

Thursday / August 10, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, 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

Nicolas Emden

Thursday / August 3, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Nicolás Emden is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and conductor from Osorno, Chile. 

Admission: Free

Mirella Costa

Thursday / July 20, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Brazilian singer Mirella Costa recorded her first solo CD, Minha Arca, in 2016.  

Admission: Free

Lizje Sarria

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.

Admission: Free

Mufaro Kambarami

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Born in Zimbabwe and raised in Europe, Mufaro Kambarami has been molded from a love of music from a very young age. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Swann

Thursday / June 22, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Olivia Swann is an emerging singer-songwriter who has created original work with a unique sound as a female R&B/pop artist. 

Admission: Free

Elvin Rodriguez

Thursday / June 15, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

With a career spanning more than 12 years, Elvin Rodriguez is a guitarist and composer from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 

Admission: Free

MARO

Thursday / June 8, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

From Lisbon, Portugal, MARO is a singer-songwriter, pianist, and guitarist.

Admission: Free