History, Art & Culture

Summer Concerts

Folk, jazz, Afropop, blues, and more. Whatever your tune, you’ll find your perfect blend of live music, stunning scenery, and summer fun with The Trustees. 

Folk, jazz, Afropop, blues, and more. Whatever your tune, you’ll find your perfect blend of live music, stunning scenery, and summer concert fun with The Trustees.

This year’s concert lineup includes almost 30 fantastic performances across Massachusetts. 

Castle Hill Picnic Concert Series
Ipswich
July – September

Pack a picnic and enjoy an evening of live music on the magnificent Grand Allee of the Crane Estate. Stunning seaside scenery, newly restored gardens, and a bit of swing, disco, Motown, and more await

Castle Hill Tickets

 

Stevens Coolidge House & Gardens Concert Series
North Andover
July-August

Transition into the weekend at these Friday night picnic concerts amidst Stevens-Coolidge’s summer blooms and gorgeous gardens. Eight concerts featuring different genres, from Americana and R&B to instrumental folk and rockabilly. Food and brewery vendors are on site each evening for all your picnicking needs. 

SCH&G Tickets

 

Fruitlands Concert Series
Harvard
June-October

With acts like Dar Williams and Twisted Pine, you’ll want to get these tickets before they sell out. Kick back to live music, a picnic of your choosing, and one of the best sunsets Massachusetts has to offer. 

The Love Dogs
Duppy Conquerors
Dar Williams
Twisted Pine
Antje Duvekot
Erin McKeown
Vance Gilbert
Railroad House Band
Alisa Amador
Mark Erelli

Bradley Estate
Canton
July-October

New this year, Blues at Bradley serves up three acts curated by Peter ’Hi-fi’ WardBoston-based guitarist songwriter of blues and Western swing. The concerts will feature Peter, his bands, and noted guest performers, including Sugar Ray Norcia.

Bradley Estate Tickets

 

Governor Hutchinson’s Field
Milton
July 30th

Celebrate summer with a family-friendly concert on the beautiful Hutchinson’s Field! Enjoy the music of awesome Boston-based Afropop band Kina Zore and purchase food and drink from a local food truck.

Hutch Tickets

 

deCordova’s Summer Performance Series
Lincoln
July – August

Spend the evening at deCordova’s intimate concerts this summer. Musical performances range from jazz to Mexican folk to African-inspired, and much more.

deCordova Tickets

 

Naumkeag at Night Concert Series
Stockbridge
July – September

The perfect end to a Berkshires summer day, with live music by some of the area’s most popular bands and Naumkeag’s stunning views providing a spectacular backdrop. Light refreshments will be offered in the outdoor snack shack or bring your own!

Naumkeag Tickets

 

Sunset Sessions
Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, Canton – July 15
Weir River Farm, Hingham – August 19
Long Hill, Beverly – September 23
Fruitlands Museum, Harvard – October 21

You’re invited to Trustees sites from Stockbridge to Hingham this summer and fall for a special live music residency with Session Americana and Ali McGuirk. Monthly shows from June to October traverse the state, with five opportunities to enjoy incredible live music in beautiful and iconic outdoor locations.

Sunset Sessions

 

Weir River Farm Sunset Picnics
Weir River Farm, Hingham
Thursday Evenings until October 7

A new Thursday night live music and picnic series at Weir River Farm. Running every Thursday evening until October 7, these events will feature local breweries and food trucks, live music, and the best views on the South Shore.  Pack your picnic blanket and head over early to say hello to Ruby the llama and Nutmeg the pony. Walk the Polly Thayer Starr art installation, a half-mile trail of Exploration Stations featuring exquisite landscapes, quotes, and thought prompts. Relax with your friends while watching the sun set over the Boston skyline!

Sunset Tickets

 

Scroll down for even more summer concerts. As always, Members get discounted tickets to all of our events and concerts!
Summer Concerts