Summer Concerts at Spectacle Island

E.g., 2018-06-19
E.g., 2018-06-19

Berklee students provide a jazz soundtrack to Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands. Take the ferry to hear wonderful music and explore fun options for hiking, swimming, boating, or just laying on the beach. (View map.)

Santanio Jackson

Sunday / July 8, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

Santanio Jackson, a native of Plymouth, Florida, is studying drum performance and education at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Maria Vertiz

Sunday / July 22, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 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

Tyson Jackson

Sunday / August 5, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

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

Admission: Free

Vlade Guigni Trio

Sunday / August 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

The Vlade Guigni Trio will perform arrangements of classic jazz tunes along with contemporary original pieces, blending old and new sounds.

Admission: Free

Nick Groat

Sunday / September 2, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

Nick Groat is a jazz drummer and composer studying drum set performance at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Delfina Cheb

Sunday / September 16, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

Delfina Cheb is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Admission: Free

Anton Derevyanko

Sunday / September 30, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Anton Derevyanko is a Boston, Massachusetts–raised tenor saxophonist who has studied at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute under the direction of Danilo Pérez.

Admission: Free

Past Events

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

Samuel Batista

Sunday / August 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

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

Admission: Free

Paul Sanchez

Sunday / July 30, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

From Quito, Ecuador, Paul Sanchez is a trumpeter who began his musical career at a very young age studying at the National Conservatory and the Brass Band of Ecuador.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Sunday / July 2, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

Latin jazz trio MIXCLA performs a truly unique experience. 

Admission: Free

Moxie

Sunday / June 25, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

A musical analogy for tigers befriending orangutans, Dalia Marina (voice) and Parker Ousley (cello) are an unusual but perfectly paired duo. 

Admission: Free