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    Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by Boston Globe & WGBH at Copley Square

    July 27 - July 29, 2012


    Summer Arts Weekend

    The Boston Globe and WGBH have teamed up to create the inaugural Summer Arts Weekend in Boston. Presented by Citizens Bank, this weekend event will celebrate the arts with a free festival on Copley Square in the Back Bay on July 27-29. With music ranging from classical and jazz to bluegrass and soul, dramatic theater and street performers, Summer Arts Weekend will showcase Boston's thriving arts community by bringing local and national artists to the city for a variety of FREE performances. The three-day festival will be perfect for the entire family.

    Click here for a full schedule of free performances each day.

    In addition to the free festival, on Friday and Saturday night, The Copley Club After-Hours located at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel will be the place where performers like Irma Thomas. Del McCoury. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Soul Rebels and Suzanne Vega will share one stage in a relaxed and intimate cocktail party atmosphere starting at 10:30 PM (doors open at 9pm). For tickets, click here.

    Sunday morning features a Baroque Brunch with live classical music by The Handel and Haydn Society from 11AM – 2PM. For tickets, click here.

    Copley Square

    206 Clarendon Street
    Boston, MA 02116

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:


    General Day and Time Info:

    Friday: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

    Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

    Sunday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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