Summer Concerts at Kendall Square
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)
Fiddle player Kathleen Parks' sound incorporates influences from writers such as Harry Nilsson, Paul McCartney, and Paul Simon.
Elliot Taylor's sound is unrefined, soulful, and genuine.
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.
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.
Samuel Batista is currently working as a bandleader with Papuna Sharikadze (piano), James Dale (bass), and Eviatar Slivnik (drums). They are performing around the Greater Boston area and are in the process of recording their first album, Voices of Freedom.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
Hailing from Madagascar, singer-songwriter Niu Raza has performed with the likes of Nigerian record producer, singer-songwriter, and musician Don Jazzy as well as Grammy winner Hugh Masekela.
Niya Norwood's influences include artists such as Luther Vandross, Michael Jackson, Prince, Lisa Fischer, Brandy, Justin Timberlake, and so many more.
Reminiscent of the dreamy soundscapes heard in Beach House, Maddy Myers's music is tender but capable of unleashing energy in the tradition of artists such as Jack White and the National.
ChoroBop is a trio that brings you the liveliness and lyricism of Brazilian choro music with a toque of bebop and contemporary music. They will be joined by vocalists from Mais Cinco Cinco, an independent group formed by Brazilian students at Berklee.
Sudacas, a group founded by Marianella Rojas (voice and percussion) and Esther Rojas (bass), performs as a quintet.
CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Multitalented Bahamian bassist and singer Selah Poitier '15 performs.
Singer-songwriter RickExpress performs in his unique style with an eccentric flavor.
Parisian-born noé plays indie-electronic sounds and thought-provoking music.
Dashina, a world music vocal trio comprising Inna Dudukina, Dana Protsenko, and Harshitha Krishnan, performs.
Led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion, MIXCLA performs, giving the audience a one-of-a-kind musical experience.
Maddie Jay and the pH Collective bring to the table a unique blend of acid jazz, old-school beats, and psychedelic girl rap.
Kaeli Earle, a bassist and vocalist from Bellingham, Washington, performs.
Max Brandenburg, a classically trained pianist and singer-songwriter, performs his original music.