Boston Public Radio once again assembled its panelists for a summer concert roundtable. Brian McCreath, Rob Hochschild and Edgar B. Herwick III brought their picks for the best shows around Boston. 

Brian McCreath is a host with 99.5 WCRB, and a producer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra radio broadcast. Rob Hochschild is Communications Director for the Berklee College of Music. Edgar B. Herwick III is the man behind the WGBH Curiosity Desk.

Listen to the roundtable with Jim Braude, Margery Eagan and the three panelists. Concert recommendations follow.


Brian's picks:

Show: Ives's "Concord" Sonata, Bach's Goldberg Variations
Performer: Jeremy Denk
Date: Sunday, June 29th, 5 PM
Venue: Shalin Liu Performance Center

Show: Film Night with John Williams
Performers: The Boston Pops with conductor and composer John Williams
Date: Wednesday, June 11th, 8 PM (additional date: Tanglewood, August 2nd)
Venue: Symphony Hall, Boston

Shows: American Guild Organists Convention 2014
Performer: Brian Jones
Dates: June 23rd to 27th (children's show June 21st, 10 AM to 3 PM, Old South Church, Boston)
Venue: Various

Honorable mentions, all at Shalin Liu Performance Center:

Performers: Parker Quartet with Tom van Dyck
Date: June 15th, 5 PM

Performers: Claremont Trio
Date: June 26th, 8 PM

Show: "He Said / She Said"
Performers: Chanticleer
Date: July 11th, 8 PM

Rob's picks:

Show: "Berklee Night at the Pops"
Performers: BSO Pops, Melissa Etheridge, Sarah Walk
Date: June 12th
Venue: Symphony Hall, Boston

Show: "An Evening with Danilo Pérez"
Performer: Danilo Pérez
Date: June 26th
Venue: MFA Remis Auditorium

Performer: Cassandra Wilson
Date: June 20th and 21st
Venue: Scullers Jazz Club

Performer: Sadao Watanabe
Date: June 26th
Venue: Reggata Bar

Edgar's picks:

Performers: Hall and Oates
Date: June 12th
Venue: Bank of America Pavilion

Performer: Nikki Lane
Date: June 25th
Venue: Great Scott

Performers: De La Soul
Date: July 17th
Venue: Paradise Rock Club

Performers: Camera Obscura
Date: July 20th
Location: Paradise Rock Club

Honorable mentions:

Performers: Willie Nelson and Allison Krauss
Date: June 17th
Venue: Bank of America Pavilion

Performers: Yacht Rock Review
Date: June 20th
Venue: The Sinclair