Summer Concerts at Kendall Square

E.g., 2018-02-23
E.g., 2018-02-23

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.

Mayah Dyson

Thursday / August 31, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

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

Naïka

Thursday / August 24, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

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. 

Admission: Free

Niu Raza

Thursday / August 10, 2017 / 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

Mais 55

Thursday / August 3, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

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. 

Admission: Free

Lizje Sarria

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

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

Admission: Free

Sleeping Lion

Thursday / July 20, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

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.

Admission: Free

The Ladles

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

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. 

Admission: Free

Samuel Batista

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Panamanian saxophonist Samuel Batista, a recent alumnus, is in the process of recording his first album, Voices of Freedom.

Admission: Free

Maria Wadman

Thursday / June 22, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Maria Wadman's love of Brazilian samba, bossa nova, and Cuban son and bolero began when she was young, growing up listening to her father play the melodies and rhythms on his classical guitar. 

Admission: Free

Phöenix Lazare / Hound

Thursday / June 15, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Phöenix Lazare is a 21-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter. Her work reflects upon her surroundings, inspired by human experience and emotion. Hound’s music is a spirited nod to folk and Americana roots with funky grooves and melodies. 

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Friday / June 9, 2017 / 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

Elliot Taylor

Thursday / June 8, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Elliot Taylor's sound is unrefined, soulful, and genuine. 

Admission: Free

Kathleen Parks

Thursday / June 1, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Fiddle player Kathleen Parks' sound incorporates influences from writers such as Harry Nilsson, Paul McCartney, and Paul Simon. 

Admission: Free