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Last updated: 4/26/19

Friday Afternoon Concert Series

The Friday Afternoon Concert Series returns to Sam Adams Park this summer!

Mayor Martin J. Walsh is pleased to resume the Friday Afternoon Concert Series for summer 2019. This concert series, a partnership between Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston, showcases the best of Boston's local music talent.

On Fridays in July and early August, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., an artist or band will set up in front of the statue of Sam Adams on the Congress Street side of Faneuil Hall. Bring your lunch and a friend or two and enjoy some great music and sunshine. It's completely free!


Featured acts

Pretty Saro
Pretty Saro

Friday, July 12, 12 p.m.

Pretty Saro is a four-piece bluegrass string band composed of students in the American Roots Music Program at Berklee College of Music.

 


Alex Maes
Alex Maes

Friday, July 19, 12 p.m.

Alex Maes, a singer-songwriter from Salida, Colorado, aims to spread positivity through her music, empowering people to create social change. Her songs have intricate melodies, strong rhythms, and creative grooves that are catchy, creative, and exhilarating.


Zoe Benson
Zoe Benson

Friday, July 26, 12 p.m.

Zoe Benson, a singer-songwriter from Boulder, Colorado, is drawn to rock, Americana, and folk styles. She writes, records, and performs intimate and lyrically driven songs solo, as well as with a band.


Jobi Riccio
Jobi Riccio

Friday, August 2, 12 p.m.

Jobi Riccio is an Americana/country songwriter based in Boston, Massachusetts. Her debut EP, Strawberry Wine — think Loretta Lynn and Emmylou Harris meet Lori McKenna — is an ode to the women of classic country music.