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Arya D. McCarthy (SMU '17) plays the bagpipes in the Leverett House courtyard.
Demeyer Lauture and Cody Volk of local band Sweet Tooth and the Sugar Babies perform at an informal concert at Blackfan Circle in the Longwood Medical Area on Wednesday. The band played as Longwood area researchers enjoyed lunch from food trucks the Chicken and Rice Guys, the Cupcakory, and Boston's Baddest Burger.
Evan M. O'Dorney '15 listens as the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performs a hymn by Oliver Wendell Holmes that O'Dorney set to music during the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises on May 26 in Sanders Theatre.
The Pixies brought Boston Calling to a powerful close, and artists like The Avett Brothers, alt-j, and Alabama Shakes will pick up the gauntlet this coming September.
Though perhaps not as enormous as the crowd that had turned out for Beck and though some of the teenage girls seemed to have left, an impressively large crowd remained at City Hall Plaza into the night to hear My Morning Jacket’s last few songs.
Boston Calling certainly operates at a smaller scale than more famous festivals with longer pedigrees—it only ever brings in a couple of artists as big as Beck—but it has a great deal to recommend it beyond its convenience for locals.
Katie Crutchfield, the singer/songwriter behind indie music project Waxahatchee, performs at the Sinclair Theatre in Cambridge on Wednesday.
The Performance Fair opened with a ballet called “Swan Lake: For the Birds!” based on Tchaikovsky’s work which featured Hasty Pudding Theatricals as well as distinguished administrators and faculty.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma ‘76 performs with The Silk Road Ensemble at their concert in Sanders Theater Friday night.
Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh performs his self-composed piece “Wedding” with the Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma ‘76, and friends at their concert in Sanders Theater on Friday night.
Formed in 2000 by Yo-Yo Ma '76, the Silk Road Ensemble seeks to promote cross-cultural understanding through music. As artists in residence at Harvard since 2005, the music group participated in a panel discussion on Monday, April 20, and gave a concert with Ma last Friday.