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 Tuesdays at lunchtime.
Tuesday / June 4, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Brennan Hepler, a Pennsylvania native, moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music in 2015 and has lived there since. Hepler developed the persona Beane to publish his music and other creative endeavors.
Tuesday / June 11, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Hannah Siglin is a singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Tuesday / June 18, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Mestiza is a female group specializing in a fusion of flamenco, Latin, and jazz genres, with an extended repertoire of covers and originals.
Tuesday / June 25, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.
Tuesday / July 9, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Stacey Kelleher is an indie-pop singer-songwriter who is unafraid to say what she wants in her music. Blending electronic elements reminiscent of Dua Lipa and Halsey with acoustic guitars similar to those of Fleetwood Mac and Joni Mitchell, Kelleher fuses genres to create her own unique sound.
Tuesday / July 16, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Tyson Jackson first discovered his love of music at age 3 in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida, and has studied with world-renowned artists including Ron Blake, Nona Hendryx, and Terri Lyne Carrington.
Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist and organist from Kazakhstan and a participant in many international festivals.
Sheila del Bosque
Tuesday / July 30, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Born in 1994 in Havana, Sheila del Bosque is one of the most in-demand young flutists in Cuba. Her music features contemporary and traditional Afro-Cuban music with the influence of European and jazz ingredients.
John Michael Bradford
Tuesday / August 6, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
John Michael Bradford presents a showcase of jazz and funk music, as well as original compositions and arrangements. Like so many before him, his passion for music was sculpted by the spirit, sounds, and fate of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Tuesday / August 13, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Sophia Gripari, a native of London, is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in the United States. She focuses primarily on her voice, songwriting, guitar playing, and electronic digital instrument skills.
Fryderyk Hoang Dong
Tuesday / August 20, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Fryderyk Hoang Dong, born in Poland to Vietnamese parents, began studying classical music at age 6. Majoring in piano performance at Berklee College of Music, he is working on an original repertoire that draws from jazz, soul, fusion, and minimal music.
Tuesday / August 27, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Mar Fayos is a jazz singer from Barcelona, Spain. She performs jazz-fusion music with Latin, Mediterranean, and soul influences. For this performance, she will present a new formation, her quartet, and will offer a special repertoire designed for this performance.
This summer, Berklee students, faculty, and alumni will perform more than 400 free concerts at notable venues in and around Boston as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series.
Performances will take place through early October. The series will feature beloved performance locations throughout the city, such as the Boston Public Library, the Boston Harbor Islands, Brewer Fountain Plaza at the Boston Common, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Prudential Center. Summer in the City performers will also be featured in free festivals in the area, including Jazz at the Fort in Roxbury’s Highland Park and the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival.
New venues for the 2019 series include 401 Park in the Fenway, Chin Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Arnold Arboretum, Harvard Farmers’ Market, and City Winery on the Greenway.
The series will present a variety of musical genres, including jazz, R&B, world, pop, electronic, and classical, as part of its 2019 programming. Notable performers this summer include Cuban jazz flutist Sheila del Bosque, electronic-soul singer-songwriter Malaya, alternative Americana group Havins, singer and pianist Ljuliana Thomas, and award-winning mandolin player Ethan Setiawan.
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