Summer Concerts at the Institute of Contemporary Art

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) and Berklee have partnered for more than 10 years for Harborwalk Sounds at the ICA. Performances are free and open to the public on Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. Located in a breathtaking waterfront building, the ICA is one of Boston’s most popular summertime destinations for visual art and performance. Experience the museum’s dynamic exhibitions, then head to the ICA’s outdoor grandstand to enjoy standout talent from Berklee. (View map.)

Stayed tuned for updates on dates and artists in 2021.

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 recent years.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / August 26, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Sheila Del Bosque will perform at the ICA on August 19 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series. 

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / August 26, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Canceled
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Nia Ashleigh performs at the ICA on August 26 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series. 

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / August 19, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Bookmatch performs at the ICA on August 19.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / August 12, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

The Thistle Brothers perform at the ICA on August 12 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series. 

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / August 5, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Mom Rock performs at the ICA on August 5 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / July 29, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Taylor Deneen performs at the ICA on July 29 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series. 

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / July 22, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Alyssa Payne will perform at the ICA on July 22 as part of Berklee's Summer in the City concert series.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / July 15, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Mestizas will perform at the ICA on July 15 as part of the Summer in the City concert series. 

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / July 8, 2021 / 6:00 pm
Rescheduled
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Kristalis Sotomayor and her band will perform at the ICA on July 8.

Presented By
Summer in the City
Event Dates
Thursday / August 29, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Malaya first captured attention when she placed in the top eight on season 13 of American Idol. She is pursuing a solo career as an electronic soul singer-songwriter, and is inspired by India.Arie, Bryson Tiller, and Aretha Franklin.