Summer Concerts at Kendall Square

E.g., 2018-11-17
E.g., 2018-11-17

Originally a salt marsh on the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge, Kendall Square is now a growing 10-acre community. Join us this summer for a farmer’s market, food trucks, and Berklee artists performing on Thursdays at lunchtime. (View Map)

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

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

Martin Tamisier

Thursday / August 30, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Martin Tamisier is a singer-songwriter and drummer from France who is studying at Berklee College of Music. His music is influenced by pop, African music, and rock, with French lyrics shaped by his love for the meaning and power of words.

Admission: Free

Havier Roller

Thursday / August 23, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Havier Roller is an up-and-coming performer who was a featured vocalist in the Berklee Bruno Mars Tribute concert. 

Admission: Free

Rina Yamazaki

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Rina Yamazaki is a jazz piano player from Japan who is studying at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / August 9, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

MIXCLA is a play on words and sounds coming from the mountains of Chile, to the traditions of Japan, and driven by the fires of Cuba, to achieve a truly unique Latin jazz experience. 

Admission: Free

Niu Raza

Thursday / August 2, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, 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: Brianna Nelson

Thursday / July 26, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather.
Brianna Nelson is a folk/pop artist who has been writing and performing music since 2012.

Admission: Free

Tyson Jackson

Thursday / July 19, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Tyson Jackson first discovered his love of music at age 3 in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida.

Admission: Free

D-Mills

Thursday / July 12, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

D-Mills a vocalist, musician, songwriter, producer, and performing artist from Omaha, Nebraska.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Mayah Dyson

Thursday / June 28, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather.
Mayah Dyson is a singer-songwriter, actress, dancer, and model from Woodbridge, Virginia. She was selected to be in the first season of Kelly Rowland's Chasing Destiny, which aired in 2016.

Admission: Free

Maria Vertiz

Thursday / June 21, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Hailing from Mexico City, Mexico, Maria Vertiz is a composer, producer, songwriter, and arranger who creates music filled with ethnic sounds, atmospheric ideas, and structural concepts from different eras.

Admission: Free

Anastassiya Petrova

Thursday / June 14, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist/organist from Kazakhstan and a participant in many international festivals (Italy, Bulgaria, Russia, and United States). Her influences include contemporary jazz pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau.

Admission: Free

Brooks Robertson

Thursday / June 7, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Fingerstyle guitarist Brooks Robertson doesn’t need much more than two thumbs, eight fingers, and six strings on a wooden box to carry listeners away. He utilizes superb technical ability to play bass, rhythm, and melody simultaneously and surpass the borders of conventional genres.

Admission: Free