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)
Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.
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.
Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.
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.
Jessie Leith Munro is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada.
Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.
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.
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.
Panamanian saxophonist Samuel Batista, a recent alumnus, is in the process of recording his first album, Voices of Freedom.
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.
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.
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.
Elliot Taylor's sound is unrefined, soulful, and genuine.
Fiddle player Kathleen Parks' sound incorporates influences from writers such as Harry Nilsson, Paul McCartney, and Paul Simon.
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.