Summer Concerts at Kendall Plaza

E.g., 2018-11-15
E.g., 2018-11-15

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.

Dom Jones

Thursday / August 23, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Dom Jones is an artist, singer-songwriter, MC, poet, author, orator, and vocal producer from Oakland, California.

Admission: Free

Gary Kerkezou Trio

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Gary Kerkezou is a drummer and violinist currently attending Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Kelly Vargas / BEANE

Thursday / August 9, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Kelly Vargas is an emerging singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from New York whose styles include acoustic pop, R&B, and soul.

Admission: Free

Sam Robbins

Tuesday / August 7, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Sam Robbins is a New England–based Americana/country singer-songwriter.

Admission: Free

Nick Ricks

Thursday / August 2, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Nick Ricks is a classically trained pianist who is an avid composer and songwriter in genres such as R&B, funk, and neo-romantic.

Admission: Free

Danielle Juhre

Thursday / July 26, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Neo-soul/pop/R&B artist Danielle Juhre, who records simply as Danielle, is an award-winning soul and pop artist from Chicago, Illinois.

Admission: Free

SoulFood

Thursday / July 19, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

SoulFood is a Boston, Massachusetts–based collective started at Berklee College of Music and founded on the philosophy of Ubuntu.

Admission: Free

Yanina

Thursday / July 12, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Yanina is a sultry and soulful singer-songwriter and music business major from Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her influences include Lauryn Hill, Lalah Hathaway, Esperanza Spalding, Beyoncé, and Lianne La Havas.

Admission: Free

Harry Jay

Thursday / July 5, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Harry Jay is an R&B/funk/hip-hop artist and Berklee College of Music student from Washington, D.C.

Admission: Free

Kelly Vargas / BEANE

Thursday / June 28, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Kelly Vargas is an emerging singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from New York whose styles include acoustic pop, R&B, and soul.

Admission: Free

Spencer Nicholson

Thursday / June 21, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Blazing across a wide variety of styles, Spencer Nicholson’s groovy and soulful expressions are a revolution of modern pop music. With influences from Allen Stone to Justin Timberlake and Michael Bublé, the Canadian singer-songwriter presents a classic yet innovative style with a smooth and contagious vibe.

Admission: Free

Triple Tea

Thursday / June 14, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Formed at Berklee in 2016, Triple Tea is a cinematic/progressive jazz trio influenced by a variety of styles, from pop and electronic to jazz and film music.

Admission: Free

Red Elk

Thursday / June 7, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Armed with his bass and voice, Josiah Contreras, a.k.a. Red Elk, plays what he calls “Native soul,” combining modern groove-based styles (funk, soul, folk, and rock) with elements of Native American music (rhythms, chants, flutes, and percussion).

Admission: Free