Free Performing Arts

All year long, Boston features many free performing arts events. We're constantly updating this list of free events, so check back often.

Midday Organ Recitals
Dec 13
The Harvard Organ Society consists of a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate...
Community Ice Skating & A Show @Kendall in Cambridge!
Dec 15
Join us on Saturday, December 15, for our 13th Annual Holiday on Ice celebration at...
Bach Cantata Series at Emmanuel Church
Dec 16, 2018 - May 12, 2019
Continuing our 48-year old tradition, the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music...
Tuesday Recitals at King's Chapel
Dec 18
Tuesday Recitals feature a wide variety of performing artists ranging from local...
Emmanuel Music: Handel, Chandos Anthem No.6, HWV 251b
Mar 24, 2019
This work is a culmination of the Sunday service at Emmanuel Church in the City of...
Midday Music
Jun 4 - Aug 29, 2019
Come listen to music on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 2pm in Post Office...
Summer Tunes with Berklee College of Music
Jun 13 - Jul 25, 2019
Come enjoy concerts in a variety of musical styles from talentedBerklee artists on...
Baxter Riverfront Live Music Series
Jun 27 - Sep 26, 2019
Come out this summer to listen to live music at Baxter Riverfront Park in Assembly...
Jazz on the Porch at Spectacle Island
Jul 7 - Sep 29, 2019
Everyone can relax on the porch to an eclectic lineup of jazz performed by musicians...
Jazz in the Park
Jul 9 - 30, 2019
NEMPAC is excited to bring a series of four concerts during the month of July in...
Harborwalk Sounds
Jul 11 - Aug 29, 2019
Join the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) and Berklee for the eleventh year of...
Free Boston Landmarks Orchestra Concerts
Jul 17 - Aug 28, 2019
Catch free concerts by Boston Landmarks Orchestra all summer long on Wednesday...
Shakespeare on the Common: Cymbeline
Jul 17 - Aug 31, 2019
Shakespeare on the Common returns for its 25th season in Summer 2019 with Cymbeline,...
Cambridge Jazz Festival
Jul 28, 2019
The Cambridge Jazz Festival was born through the combined talents and efforts of...
Dorothy Curran Summer Concert Series
Jul 31 - Aug 28, 2019
Now celebrating 46 years as Boston's longest-running outdoor concert series, the...
Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival
Sep 28, 2019
Come join us for Berklee's Beantown Jazz Festival! The festival is Boston’s biggest...