Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld Concerts in the Courtyard

July 21–August 11, 2022

A Boston summer music tradition returns

Concerts in the Courtyard are back after two long years! Tucked inside the MFA’s Calderwood Courtyard, this series showcases the hottest, most diverse acts from Boston and around the globe.

Doors open at 6 pm. Music starts at 7:30 pm. Seasonal flatbreads, cheese and fruit boxes, and grab-and-go items (chips, cookies)—plus beer, wine, and soft drinks—are available for purchase beginning when doors open.

Upcoming Events


July 21, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

On Barbara, Barrie Lindsay’s first self-produced album, and second under the moniker Barrie, the musician and songwriter confronts the loss of a...


July 28, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Harmony is serious business where the Dedicated Men of Zion come from. For their eldest member, Anthony “Amp” Daniels, it was so serious that every...


August 4, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Patty Larkin is a visionary of sound and wonder—a real-deal artist made of equal parts guitar wizardry, vocals shot through with soul, and inventive...


August 11, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Lakou Mizik is a powerhouse collective of Haitian roots musicians with a soulful energy and a mix of styles that feels both mystical and familiar. In...

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies

Event Policies

Courtyard seating is limited; low lawn chairs (3 feet or under when unfolded) and/or blankets are recommended. Outside food and beverages and tall chairs are not permitted. All bags are subject to inspection by Museum staff.

For more information about what you can bring and inclement weather, please see Concerts in the Courtyard Policies.


The Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld Concerts in the Courtyard is supported by Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld.