Summer Concerts at Wakefield Library

E.g., 2017-08-22
E.g., 2017-08-22

Berklee artists perform at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings in this architectural gem of a library in Wakefield. Established in 1856, the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library is an excellent venue for taking in live music. (View map.)

Samuel Batista

Thursday / August 24, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

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

Admission: Free

Niu Raza

Thursday / August 31, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, 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

Past Events

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

Gordon Neidinger

Thursday / August 17, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Gordon Neidinger is a mandolinist, composer, and producer hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, now living in Brooklyn, New York. 

Admission: Free

Gerson Eguiguren

Thursday / August 10, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Hailing from Ecuador, singer Gerson Eguiguren is also a violinist, violist, and pianist who has performed alongside recognized figures around the globe. 

Admission: Free

Stephanie James

Thursday / August 3, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Stephanie James, a pop and soul singer-songwriter, uses her powerful vocals and poignant lyrics to inspire and unite her audiences.

Admission: Free

Xenia Karungu

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Xenia Karungu is a Kenyan-born singer-songwriter and vocal arranger majoring in music business/management at Berklee College of Music. 

Admission: Free

Han Beyli Project

Thursday / July 20, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Born and raised in Ukraine and heavily influenced by his Azerbaijani heritage, Han Beyli's eclectic background and influences have merged to create a listening experience that is one of a kind.

Admission: Free

Alexis Newman

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Alexis Newman is a singer-songwriter and performer who has opened for numerous artists such as Brian McKnight with the Divas as well as Aloe Blacc, Bilal, and Chris Turner with the Neo-Soul Ensemble during a Marvin Gaye tribute. 

Admission: Free

Marco Mares

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

From Mexico City, Marco Mares is a singer-songwriter who’s trying to break the pre-established roads and search for new ways to create fresh and honest pop.

Admission: Free

SHAH

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

SHAH's music is an undiscovered eclectic collection of soul, folk, disco, R&B, and cinematic orchestral style. 

Admission: Free

MARO

Thursday / June 22, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

MARO is a singer-songwriter, pianist, and guitarist from Lisbon, Portugal.

Admission: Free

Olivia Swann

Thursday / June 15, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Olivia Swann is an emerging singer-songwriter who has created original work with a unique sound as a female R&B/pop artist. 

Admission: Free

Ethan Setiawan

Thursday / June 8, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Music can take on many faces, and for the Indiana-born, Boston-based musician and mandolinist Ethan Setiawan, that face is creative collaboration with others.

Admission: Free

Aliya Cycon Project

Thursday / June 1, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Aliya Cycon Project blends Cycon’s soulful compositions with characteristics of traditional Arabic music to create an unforgettable East-meets-West experience.

Admission: Free

Naty Hernandez

Thursday / August 25, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Naty Hernandez is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, acoustic and electric bassist from Medellín, Colombia.

Admission: Free