Summer Concert: Swingin' in the Fens

E.g., 2020-10-28
E.g., 2020-10-28

The sound of jazz will fill the Fenway area at Swingin’ in the Fens, the annual free concert presented by Berklee in partnership with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS. The concert takes place at Ramler Park, a jewel of the Fenway neighborhood located at 130 Peterborough Street. Picnics and folding chairs are encouraged, and the event is wheelchair accessible. (View map.)

The annual concert is on July 24 this year, and the rain date is on August 14.

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.

Marianne Solivan

Wednesday / July 24, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
130 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Marianne Solivan has made a name for herself as a hard-swinging, passionate vocalist with a commanding stage presence who can captivate audiences with exuberance and wit.

Admission: Free

Chosen

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
130 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Chosen is an urban jazz ensemble from Boston, Massachusetts. Each member of the quintet is enrolled at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Tim Ray Trio

Wednesday / July 12, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
130 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Perhaps best known as the longtime pianist for Lyle Lovett, Tim Ray’s wide-ranging skills as a soloist and accompanist have afforded him the opportunity to perform with legendary performers from all walks of music. 

Admission: Free

Swingin' in the Fens: Lisa Thorson Quintet

Wednesday / July 13, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
130 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Lisa Thorson Quintet performs.

Admission: Free

POSTPONED: Swingin' in the Fens with the Patrice Williamson Group

Wednesday / July 15, 2015 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
130 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

POSTPONED: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed until July 22.
Join Boston-based jazz vocalist Patrice Williamson for an evening of jazz favorites and lesser-known classics. 

Admission: Free

Swingin' in the Fens with Ron Mahdi and Friends

Wednesday / July 23, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
120 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215

An evening of free jazz in beautiful Ramler Park, located in the West Fenway.

Admission: Free