Summer Concerts at Wakefield Library

E.g., 2016-07-30
E.g., 2016-07-30

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.)

Alex Madeline Quartet

Thursday / August 4, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Alexandre Madeline's jazz quartet performs their music, which is always full of surprises.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / August 11, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

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.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

a l e a is the stage name of Maria Alejandra Jimenez '16, a singer-songwriter from Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia.

Admission: Free

Naty Hernandez

Thursday / August 25, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

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

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.

Pia Salvia

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Pia Salvia, a harpist and singer raised in Belgium, performs.

Admission: Free

Dashina

Thursday / July 21, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Dashina is a world music vocal trio comprising Inna Dudukina, Dana Protsenko, and Harshitha Krishnan. Each vocalist has her own unique style of singing, ranging from the genres of Balkan to jazz.

Admission: Free

Jacob McCaslin

Thursday / July 14, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Award-winning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jacob McCaslin performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.

Admission: Free

Samuel Batista

Thursday / July 7, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

The first musician in his family, Samuel Batista, an alto saxophone player born in Panama City, Panama, currently works as a bandleader of the Third Land Quintet.

Admission: Free

Nasty Tango Duo

Thursday / June 30, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Nacho González of Uruguay and Naseem Alatrash of Palestine created this tango duo during their studies at Berklee, combining the tradition of tango with the innovation of Middle Eastern flavors.

Admission: Free

Kathryn Hallberg

Thursday / June 23, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Emotional, evocative, warm, natural, and firmly rooted in Americana with light pop and country stylings: this describes Kathryn Hallberg's music.

Admission: Free

Max Brandenburg

Thursday / June 16, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Max Brandenburg is a classically trained pianist, singer, and songwriter who combines his talents in his original music: a mix of catchy and heartfelt pop, jazz, and soul as well as stirring acoustic rock ballads.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / June 9, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Kaeli Earle Band

Thursday / June 2, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Kaeli Earle, a bassist and vocalist from Bellingham, Washington, performs with her band. 

Admission: Free

Rinat Tregerman

Thursday / August 27, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Rinat Tregerman is a composer, arranger, and pianist currently studying jazz composition and performance at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Alea

Thursday / August 20, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Alea is the stage name of Maria Alejandra Jimenez, an artist whose unique style of music fuses jazz, Latin, African, and Colombian folk sounds.

Admission: Free

Cosimo Boni

Thursday / August 13, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Cosimo Boni is a jazz trumpet player from Florence, Italy.

Admission: Free

Gene Seow

Thursday / August 6, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Professional drummer and composer Gene Seow shows a rare talent and sensitivity for all things musical. 

Admission: Free

Jihye Lee Octet

Thursday / July 30, 2015 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Jihye Lee is a versatile player and composer who has studied jazz composition and arranging with many of Berklee’s most distinguished faculty.

Admission: Free