Summer Concerts at Kendall Center

E.g., 2019-12-07
E.g., 2019-12-07

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 Center 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.

Faride

Thursday / September 5, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Faride is a singer-songwriter from the Dominican Republic who bases her music on melodies and rhythms from R&B, pop, and soul, fusing electronic pop with her Caribbean roots. She attends Berklee College of Music, majoring in music business/management.

Admission: Free

Beane posing in a bed of flowers

Beane

Thursday / August 29, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Brennan Hepler, a Pennsylvania native, moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music in 2015 and has lived there since. A self-described soul singer-songwriter, Beane tackles his artistry head-on, including design, promotion, and management.

Admission: Free

ViVi posing

ViVi

Thursday / August 22, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Vivian Valls, known by many as ViVi, is a female singer-songwriter, artist, and producer born and raised in Miami, Florida. Her first single, “Comp4urlove,” was released in February 2019 and is available on all streaming platforms.

Admission: Free

Sam Robbins

Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Sam Robbins is a New England–based musician who evokes classic singer-songwriters such as James Taylor and John Denver.

Admission: Free

Corner House

Corner House

Thursday / August 8, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Abiding by a love for adventure, Boston, Massachusetts–based Corner House writes and arranges music liberally composed of Irish, Scottish, Appalachian stringband, and bluegrass influences.

Admission: Free

Cristy & Her Lovers

Cristy & Her Lovers

Thursday / August 1, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Cristy & Her Lovers, a band formed in 2018 and influenced by rock, pop, R&B, and soul, is composed of Cristy Alover (vocals), Dominic Cannarella-Andersen (bass), Max Meizlish (drums), John Cordero (guitar), Hailey Kim (piano/keyboards), Emerson Adams-Jackson (horns), Taylor Intal (horns), Faride Blanco (backing vocals), and Zabrina Hay (backing vocals).

Admission: Free

Safiya Leslie and Friends

Thursday / July 25, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Safiya Leslie is a vocalist and New York City native who is pursuing a dual degree in music production and engineering and music business/management at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Cindy Latin

Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Cindy Latin is a pop and R&B songwriter with musical influences ranging from Stevie Wonder and Frank Ocean to Tori Kelly and John Coltrane.

Admission: Free

Camilo Velez

Thursday / July 11, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Camilo Velez seeks to fuse the rhythms and enchanting melodies of the Andes Mountains with jazz and funk.

Admission: Free

Niu Raza

Thursday / June 27, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, 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

CANCELED: Máximo Abraham

Thursday / June 20, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather. It may be rescheduled to a later date.
Máximo Abraham, seeks to keep the fire of Argentinian rock alive through his own compositions as well as a few tribute songs to his idols.

Admission: Free

Sheila del Bosque

Thursday / June 6, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Center
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Born in 1994 in Havana, Sheila del Bosque is one of the most in-demand young flutists in Cuba. Her music features contemporary and traditional Afro-Cuban music with the influence of European and jazz ingredients.

Admission: Free