Events

DC Wonder / Rich People Food / Light Sweet Crude

Friday / September 20, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Electropop trio DC Wonder's dance-friendly brand of pop music draws on disco and funk influences.
Admission: $8 general admission
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Dan and the Wildfire / Miko and the Musket

Saturday / September 21, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Dan HL is most noted for his crisp, soulful, unique voice and his ability to write songs that are both honest and singable. He also plays guitar and harmonica, so you can call him a multi-instrumentalist of sorts. Miko and the Musket will open the show.
Admission: $10, general admission
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Bob Mover and Joe Cohn

Monday / September 23, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Top-flight jazz musicians Bob Mover and Joe Cohn offer a clinic open to all instruments and vocalists. 
Admission: Free

Emily King / Nick Hakim

Tuesday / September 24, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Emily King is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who recently toured with Maroon 5 and Emeli Sande. King draws on soul, folk, and rock influences. Soul singer-songwriter Nick Hakim will be opening the show.
Admission: $12, general admission
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Dave Ellefson, Megadeth Bass and Beyond

Wednesday / September 25, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson returns to Berklee by popular demand to share his virtuosity and experience. Also, there will be some fun jamming with Ellefson, Steve Bailey (chair of the Bass Department) and maybe you!
Admission: Free

Jenny Hval / White Hinterland / DJ Carbo

Wednesday / September 25, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Jenny Hval has made a name for herself as an artist, musician, and writer both in Norway and abroad. When her third record, Viscera, was released in 2011, The Wire magazine described the record as "a stunning achievement both conceptually and musically." White Hinterland and DJ Carbo will open the show.
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
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Paul Brown and the Killing Devils / Drunken Logic / January Jane

Friday / September 27, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Internationally renowned Paul Brown and the Killing Devils presents a night of progressive rock music. Also featuring Drunken Logic and January Jane.
Admission: $12, general admission
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Canada Night

Tuesday / October 1, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This event will celebrate the richness of our international community and honor Gary Slaight as the 2013 recipient of the Business for the Arts Edmund C. Bovey Award for a lifetime of significant support in arts and culture in Canada. We salute you, Gary, for this amazing achievement and are thrilled to be part of it! Daniel Ko, Elise Boeur, Natasha Pheko, Allison deGroot, and Molly Brown represent the tremendous talent from Canada on our campus. Including jazz, country, traditional folk melodies, and singer-songwriter serenades, this evening will be a musical feast not to be missed. We are streaming live at www.UStream.tv. Invite your friends and family members to share this evening with you! Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free

The Last Bison / COVEY

Wednesday / October 2, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
The Last Bison is anything but typical. The seven-member ensemble, led by Ben, has seemingly risen from the marshes of southeastern Virginia to captivate the national music scene with a rare blend of folk that is poetically steeped in classical influences. COVEY will open the show.
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
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Ralph Humphrey

Thursday / October 3, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Drummer Ralph Humphrey, who has performed with Frank Zappa and Wayne Shorter and who maintains an active career in the recording industry, presents a drum clinic.
Admission: Free

Beatie Wolfe / Katrin / Danielle Miraglia

Saturday / October 5, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Pioneering young talent Beatie Wolfe mixes retro and futuristic sounds on her debut album, 8ight. Katrin and Danielle Miraglia will open the show.
Admission: $8 in advance, $10 day of show, general admission
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Rohan Krishnamurthy Presents South Indian Percussion Master Class/Clinic

Tuesday / October 8, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Rohan Krishnamurthy is a renowned international performer and promoter, as well as a virtuoso of the South Indian drum, the mridangam.
Admission: Free

Berklee in the Round: Stephanie Sloan / Jason Ekhabi Sibi-Okumu / The Sun & the Moon

Tuesday / October 8, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Berklee in the Round Tuesdays are free acoustic performances showcasing Berklee students, faculty, and alumni, plus special guests.
Admission: Free

Melissa Aldana

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana graduated from Berklee in 2009 and recorded her first two albums, Free Fall and Second Cycle, for Greg Osby's Inner Circle Music label. In September, she won first place in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. 
Admission: Free

Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio

Wednesday / October 9, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
New York’s WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and NPR Music proudly present year three of The Checkout: Live at Berklee—a concert at which critically acclaimed, New York-based performers return to their Berklee roots and perform for the world from Boston’s Cafe 939.  
Admission: $10, $5 with college I.D., general admission

Jae Cheol Oh and Large Ensemble: CD Release Showcase

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Trumpeter Jae Cheol Oh and his large ensemble celebrate the release of the new CD of original compositions, Time Stamping.
Admission: Free

Clara C / Aijia

Thursday / October 10, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Clara C performs her unique blend of folk/pop/rock, while Aijia showcases her piano-based songwriting style, which is reminiscent of the soul of the Jackson 5, the melodic lines of Alicia Keys, and the lyrical twists of Sara Bareilles.
Admission: $15 General Admission, $25 VIP, $90 Fan Experience
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Fresh Prospects: Charlie The Most / Shangdang

Friday / October 11, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Fresh Prospects is a monthly series featuring the best up-and-coming college artists and bands throughout Boston.
Admission: FREE

Parkington Sisters / Tall Tall Trees

Saturday / October 12, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
With incomparable vocal harmonies and intricate string arrangements, the Parkington Sisters present music that is timeless and fresh all at once. Indie folk group Tall Tall Trees will also perform.
Admission: $12 in advance, $14 day of show, general admission
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Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble Clinic

Tuesday / October 15, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Group will demonstrate many Japanese traditional instruments. All are used to perform gagaku music from 1,500 years ago.
Admission: Free

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