Mark Your Calendars! The Summer Shows YOU Should See in Boston

by Dom Jones

If you’re sticking around for summer semester, you might be wondering how you can make your summer as fun as your friends who are traveling, gigging, home with their friends and family, or otherwise. Not to worry! There are tons of shows happening over the summer that you should attend. Some venues right in Boston’s backyard have awesome shows throughout the season to keep your social card full after classes. Here’s a quick list of must-see shows:

Kevin Ross on The Awakening Tour @ The Middle East (June 13th)

A Berklee Alum and one of Motown Records’ newest stars, Kevin Ross is back in Boston in a couple of short weeks to headline his own tour. Check out our review of his last show at The Middle East, and GRAB TICKETS HERE.









Lowell Summer Series (All Summer

Whether you’re a Michael Franti & Spearhead fanatic or are obsessed with Melissa Ethridge, the Lowell Summer Series has something for you! GRAB A PAIR OF TICKETS HERE.










Berklee Summer in the City Series (All Summer)

Students from Berklee will take over the city of Boston at various venues around town with their different styles and sounds, filling the area with music in their own way. Go out and support your Berklee students and alums! FIND THE SCHEDULE HERE.







Levitate Music & Arts Festival (July 8th and 9th)

With three stages and twenty bands, Levitate is for the bohemian in all of us. If Boston Calling wasn’t really your thing, you might want to give Levitate a go, with high profile artists like Ziggy Marley on the bill. GRAB A PAIR OF TICKETS HERE.

About the Author

Dom Jones is a dual major in Music Business and Songwriting, and her work has been published in Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, Blavity and She released her debut album, Wingspan, in 2014 and her follow up EP, Blackbird in 2016. Find out more about her at