Summer Concerts at Boston Public Library

Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Today, the Central Library is a “palace for the people” that houses 23 million items and attracts visitors and researchers from around the world. Come by on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. (June-August) to hear a wide variety of Berklee performers in the Library’s Courtyard. (View Map)

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

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

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / August 28, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Sweet Petunia is a Boston, Massachusetts–based, harmony-driven folk and Americana duo composed of musicians Madison Simpson and Mairead Guy that uses powerful lyricism to bring love, advocacy, and the roots tradition to the college DIY scene.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / August 21, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Featuring exuberant, atmospheric, and smoky vocals that induce listeners into a hypnotic state, Cleo Reed is a genre-bending alternative R&B artist.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

GOLDSPACE, a producer and singer-songwriter duo based in Boston, Massachusetts, features a blend of future R&B and hip-hop. Despite releasing only three singles, the band has appeared multiple times on Spotify's biggest playlists. 

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / August 7, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 31, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Noah y Maurizio melds the traditional and contemporary music of North and South America into a unified sound with a lineup of Boston’s finest virtuoso string players.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 24, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Hannah Siglin is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from the Inland Northwest. Raised on folk music and studied in classical training, she writes in a variety of styles, specializing as a top-line writer and frontwoman of her four-piece roots band.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Juan Carlos Ruiz is an accomplished singer and multi-instrumentalist from Venezuela who recently joined forces with Berklee alumnus Maurizio Fiore, a guitarist and cuatro player also from Venezuela.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 10, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Safiya Leslie is a vocalist and New York City native who is pursuing a dual degree in music production and engineering and music business/management at Berklee College of Music.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / June 26, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Tania Mesa is a crossover-style violinist and singer from the Canary Islands in Spain with degrees in classical violin performance and contemporary music.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Wednesday / June 19, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Born and raised in England, Francesca Rijks, a.k.a. CESKIE, is a classically trained violinist, producer, and entrepreneur. Influenced by EDM, rock, and R&B, she connects with listeners through the honesty and depth of her sound.