The Summer Garden concert series at the Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library will feature Berklee performers on selected dates in July and August. Join us for live music in the garden with light refreshments. This concert series is brought to you by Berklee College of Music and Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library, which supports community building through various events throughout the year.
The Sun Sets in the East
Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
The Sun Sets in the East is a music project filled with ethnic sounds, atmospheric ideas, and structural concepts from different eras. The group believes in creating parallel universes through music, using a combination of world music and ethereal sounds.
Thursday / July 25, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.
Thursday / August 8, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Born as Akilah Edwards, Asmé is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter and performer from the Bronx borough of New York City. She is currently working on her debut EP, set to release this year.
Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Dreion is a vocalist, songwriter, and performing artist from Omaha, Nebraska. As a student at Berklee College of Music, majoring in songwriting with a minor in Africana studies, he balances his academic and performing life with being a husband and a father.
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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