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. 

Tickets are now on sale for all!

Summer Concerts at the Trustees is expanding with more performances and greater variety. From large picnic style concerts to smaller intimate performances, there is something for everyone.

Castle Hill Picnic Concert Series (Ipswich)

Summer is here and Castle Hill Picnic Concerts are back! Each Thursday, July 7 – September 1, will feature a different family-friendly band performing on Castle Hill’s Grand Allee overlooking Crane Beach.

July 7: Big ‘Ol Dirty Bucket Soul/Funk
July 14: Psychedelic Relics Classic Rock
Aug 4 :Beantown Swing Orchestra Big Band Swing
Aug 10: Entrain World Music (re scheduled from July 21)
Aug 11 :Studio Two Beatles Tribute Band
Aug 18 :Soul City Soul/Motown
Aug 24: Soul Rebel Project Reggae ( re scheduled from July 28) – SOLD OUT!
Aug 25 :The Great Escape Journey & 80s Rock Cover Band – SOLD OUT!
Sept 1 :Orville Giddings Band Blues

Castle Hill Tickets


deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum Performance Series (Lincoln)

We are excited to share a six week series of world renowned artistic performances that invites viewers to explore ideas of kinship, connection and ancestry through the performing arts.
June 23: Boston Typewriter Orchestra (Dewey Family Hall)
July 7: Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band (Linda’s Lawn)
July 14: Guerilla Opera presents Her:alive/un/dead by Emily Koh (Linda’s Lawn)
July 21: Steph Davis (Dewey Family Hall)
Aug 18: The Kevin Harris Project (Linda’s Lawn)
Aug 31:  Jenna Moynihan (Linda’s Lawn) **New Date!**

deCordova Tickets


Naumkeag (Stockbridge)

Join us for the perfect end to a Berkshires summer day, with a variety of live music provided by some of the area’s most popular bands and Naumkeag’s stunning views and gardens providing a spectacular backdrop.
July 14: Fiesta Del Norte
Aug 11: Kina Zore
Aug 23: The Late Risers
August 25: The Lucky Five
Sept 8: Wanda Houston

Naumkeag Tickets


Governor Hutchinson’s Field (Milton)

Celebrate summer with a family-friendly picnic Kina Zoré Concert at Hutch, at the beautiful Governor Hutchinson’s Field in Milton. Enjoy great music and purchase food and drink for our local vendors.



Minton Stable Community Garden (Jamaica Plain)

August 25: Willie J. Laws



September 24: Kina Zore

Weir River Farm Sunset Picnics (Hingham)

Live music, local food, craft brews, and the South Shore’s best views.

Weir River Tickets
Weir River Farm Summer Sunset Concert

August 27: Duppy Conquerors



Stevens-Coolidge House & Garden Summer Concert Series (North Andover )

Join us for our summer concerts in the gardens. We’ll have Notch Brewing and a local food truck for you to enjoy while soaking in the act of the evening.

July 8th: Dan Gabel and the Able Tones
July 15: Koliba Afro Pop
July 22: The Love Dogs
July 29th: Los Sugar Kings
August 5th: Jah Spirit Reggae
August 12th: Boogaloo Swamis
August 19th: Hot Tamale Brass Band
August 26th - Myanna Jazz Quartet



Long Hill Summer Concert Series (Beverly)

Join us this summer for Long Hill’s first ever Summer Concert Series! Taking place every other Friday throughout July and August, these evening concerts are sure to be a blast for folks of all ages.

July 15: Myanna Jazz Quartet
July 29: Jah Spirit Reggae
August 12: Los Sugar Kings
August 26: Love Dogs

Long Hill Tickets


Fruitlands Concert Series (Harvard)

Fruitlands has an exciting line up of concerts this summer that is not to be missed. Livingston Taylor, Della Mae, Ryan Montbleau Band and many others will grace the Fruitlands stage.

June 22 – July 13: Summer Concerts with the Concord Band
July 8: Livingston Taylor with Vance Gilbert
July 14: Della Mae
July 21: Hotel California
July 28: The Love Dogs
August 4: Duppy Conquerors
August 19: Ryan Montbleau Band

Fruitlands Fall Concerts (Harvard)
September & October

Fruitlands Fall

This year’s series of intimate performances celebrates diverse women’s voices in art and music today, featuring an incredible all-female lineup of talented musicians.

The Bradley Estate (Canton)

Musical performances at The Bradley Estate span from Blues, to Latin, Country and even Opera. The public garden is the perfect space to bring a picnic and enjoy music this summer.

June 19: Blues at Bradley – Celebrate Father’s Day with Luther ‘Guitar Junior’ Johnson
June 23: Sound Bites Series at Bradley – Latin Night!
July 17: Blues at Bradley: Featuring Willie Laws!
July 28: Sound Bites Series at Bradley: Global Music Night!
August 21: Blues at Bradley – Dennis Brennan Returns!
August 25: Sound Bites Series at Bradley: Western Swing and Country Night!
September 22: Sound Bites Series at Bradley: Latin Night Returns for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Summer Concerts