Boston is a great city for music, and with so many concerts happening each week, it can be hard to keep track of them all. Well, fret no more. Boston Public Radio held its summer concert roundtable. Brian O'Donovan, host of A Celtic Sojourn, Berkley College of Music's Rob Hochschild, and WCRB's Brian McCreath gave us their picks for the best live music to check out this summer.

WHO: St. Paul and the Broken Bones


WHERE: The Lawn on D, Lawn Fest.

WHEN: June 14th.


WHO: The Four Voices: Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls.  

TRACK TO LISTEN TO:  “Catch the Wind”

WHERE & WHEN: June 16th at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Guildford NH; and June 17th at Tanglewood in Lenox.


WHO: The Caleb Klauder Country Band

TRACK TO LISTEN TO: “Sick, Sad and Lonesome?”  

WHERE: The Burren Backroom Series

WHEN: Tonight at 7:30


WHO: Karrin Allyson

TRACK TO LISTEN TO: "Say It (Over and Over Again)" from Ballads: Remembering John Coltrane

WHERE: Scullers

WHEN: July 29


WHO: Ghost Note, featuring Robert Sput Searight and Nate Wert of Snarky

TRACK TO LISTEN TO: "Thing ofGold"

WHERE: Regattabar

WHEN: June 17


WHO:  Edmar Castenada and Hiromi

WHAT: Traditional Colombian folk song  

WHERE: Scullers

WHEN:  Fri/Sat June 16 and 17


WHO: Boston Early Music Festival, Featuring NEVERMIND

TRACK TO LISTEN TO: Jean-Baptiste Quentin — Trio Sonata No. 5,

WHERE:  Boston Early Music Festival at the New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall

WHEN: June 17th


WHO: Lorelei Ensemble

TRACK TO LISTEN TO: David Lang - “I want to live” from Shelter

WHERE: Rockport Chamber Music Festival at the Shalin Liu Performance Center

WHEN: June 23


WHO: Boston Symphony Orchestra with Andris Nelsons

TRACK TO LISTEN TO: Mahler — Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”

WHEN: July 7

WHERE: Tanglewood