3.1 min readBy Published On: June 13th, 2023Categories: Lifestyle0 Comments on Outdoor Music in the City this Summer

Enjoy the summer breeze as you listen to live music all over Boston this summer! 

City of Boston Neighborhood Concert Series
Mayor Wu and the City of Boston’s free concerts throughout the neighborhood of Boston this summer!

South Boston Maritime Park

South Boston Maritime Park will be hosting live music from 12:00pm to 1:30pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August. Performances are free and feature some of the most talented musicians from Berklee College of Music.

Summer Concerts at Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Wharf will host Berklee bands every Tuesday at 5:00pm and every Thursday at 12:00pm during July and August.

Summer Concerts at the Institute of Contemporary Art
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) and Berklee College of music have partnered to host live music performance every Thursday night for 6:00pm. Performances are free and open to the public.  Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park

Golf Course Concerts
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s live music offerings continue in 2023 with a series of Wednesday evening summer concerts on the patios at the City of Boston’s two golf course clubhouses.

Concerts in the Courtyard

Head to the McKim Building Courtyard at the Boston Public Library on Friday afternoons and Wednesday evenings for live music performances.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Landmarks Orchestra will be live at the Hatch Shell all summer long, featuring works by composers of color and women.

CX Summer Nights

Enjoy live music at Cambridge Crossing during June, July, and August. The live music will be accompanied by a revolving lineup of local brews, food trucks, lawn games, and opportunities to support the Cambridge non-profit community.

Aeronaut Allston
The Aeronaut Allston beer garden returns to the sideyard at Zone 3 in Allston. The beer garden will feature live music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays paired with local food trucks and of course, beer.

Thursday Nights at the Loring Greenough Lawn
Thursdays on the Lawn take place weekly from 4pm till dusk on the grounds of the Loring Greenough House. The grounds are perfect for picnicking and unwinding with food trucks, a beer garden and space for children to play. Free and open to all.

Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park
Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park will feature Berklee musicians in one of Boston’s most charming outdoor spaces, Performances will be every Tuesday at 6:00pm.

Sam Adams Park at Faneuil Hall

Performances are free and open to the public and will take place in Faneuil Hall at the Sam Adams statue. Performances will take place on select Fridays.

Harvard Common Spaces Summer Concert Series 

Club Passim has partnered with Harvard University to bring free live music to Harvard’s Science Plaza on Tuesdays.

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park

Every Tuesday until dusk, local artists will perform at Franklin Park at the Elma Lewis Playhouse.

Jazz on the Porch 

For a really special Bostonian experience, head to Spectacle Island Jazz on the Porch. On Sundays, hang out on the Adirondack chairs and enjoy the live musical performances. Although the event is free, Ferry tickets must be purchased to attend.

Fenway Park Summer Concerts

The Fenway Park Summer Concert Series is back for the 2023 season. Check out the lineup of notable performances all summer long at one of Boston’s most iconic landmarks.

Trillium Beer Garden on the Boston Common
Boston Common has welcomed Trillium Beer Garden for the summer season. Featuring performance space, music, food and beverages. Head to the corner of the park at Tremont and Boylston streets near the Boylston Street T station.

Leader Bank Pavilion
This outdoor amphitheater is located on the South Boston waterfront and features acts like Yacht Rock Revue, Dalton and the Sherriffs, Counting Crows and more!  While you listen to the music, you can enjoy beer, wine, cocktails + food.

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