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.)

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.

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.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 22, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Them Fantasies, an indie/alt rock trio from Boston, Massachusetts, merges styles from alternative rock, punk, classic rock and blues/jazz, indie rock, gospel, and R&B.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Mestizas is a female group specializing in a fusion of flamenco, Latin, and jazz genres, with an extended repertoire of covers and originals.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 8, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

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.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 1, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Tristan Simone, born in Spain, is a sociopolitical hip-hop rapper and jazz artist who performs in Spanish and English.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / July 25, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

One Drop: A Bob Marley Tribute is a large band featuring local musicians and Berklee College of Music students and alumni. Founded and led by drummer Luke Appleton-Webster, its mission is to faithfully present the repertoire of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

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.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / July 11, 2019 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Riddim Symphony is an authentic soca, calypso, and reggae band based in Boston, Massachusetts, and founded by Berklee College of Music students. Many group members are natives of or have family roots in the Caribbean islands.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 30, 2018 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Martin Tamisier is a singer-songwriter and drummer from France who is studying at Berklee College of Music. His music is influenced by pop, African music, and rock, with French lyrics shaped by his love for the meaning and power of words.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 23, 2018 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston
MA
02210
United States

One Drop: A Bob Marley Tribute is a large band featuring local musicians and Berklee College of Music students and alumni. Founded and led by drummer Luke Appleton-Webster, its mission is to faithfully present the repertoire of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Admission
Free