Thursday / August 29, 2013 / 6:00 p.m.Institute of Contemporary Art
Born in Istanbul, Turkey and now living in Boston, Sirma is influenced by her multicultural background to strive for collaboration and connection. Audri and Jonas create music through the use of textural motifs, sounds in nature or space, and the live manipulation of electronic elements.
Friday / August 30, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Shira E is a nationally acclaimed poet, musician, and artist who has shared stages with Ani DiFranco, Tune-Yards, and CocoRosie.
Admission: $8 in advance, $10 day of show, general admissionBuy Tickets
Sunday / September 1, 2013 / 12:30 p.m.Detroit Jazz Festival
With members from Turkey, Israel, Colombia, and Japan, Unlimited Perception offers a unique blend of microtones, lyrical melodies, and South American rhythms such as bambuco and cumbia. The band, established at Berklee College of Music in 2012, invites listeners to join a musical conversation that emphasizes improvisation and draws upon its members’ diverse roots to produce a harmonious, eclectic, and earthy sound.
Thursday / September 5, 2013 / 12:00 p.m.Kendall Square
An accomplished jazz drummer, Anthony Fung is a sophomore at Berklee College of Music studying at the prestigious Berklee Global Jazz Institute under Danilo Pérez.
Friday / September 6, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Ruben's latest album features lush, soulful pop-rock, and a near-novelistic sense of character and setting on finely hewn tracks like “A Lack of Armor,” “Bleeker and Sixth,” and “Unbreakable.”
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admissionBuy Tickets
Tuesday / September 10, 2013 / 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday / September 10, 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.
Thursday / September 12, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Fresh Prospects is a showcase of the best up-and-coming college artists throughout Boston, at Berklee and beyond. This month's artists are Frank & Dependent, with Ethan Thompson and Brave Elephant as opening acts.
Saturday / September 14, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Welcome back, Open Mic Night! We know you’ve been practicing and writing new material or reworking the classics, so come on down to the Red Room at Cafe 939 and show us!
Sunday / September 15, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.Berklee Performance Center
“Amjad Ali Khan—improvising furiously around the melody line with repeated, rapid-fire playing and then letting his equally frantic tabla player take over—it was easy to see why great Indian music can be as exciting as classic blues and rock.”—The Guardian
Admission: $48, $42, $37, $28 reserved seatingBuy Tickets
Monday / September 16, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Stephany Tiernan, chair of the Piano Department, will be joined by faculty members Neil Olmstead and Doug Johnson to discuss how to get the most of practice time at the piano. Other instrumentalists are also welcome!
Monday / September 16, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Jazz at Lincoln Center Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, the premier music ensemble of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), performs John Coltrane's Interstellar Space with saxophonist Joe Lovano.
Tuesday / September 17, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Folk singer-songwriter duo Barnaby Bright tours in support of its brand new full-length record, The Longest Day. Nate Leavitt Band and Cara Domings will open the show.
Admission: $12 general admissionBuy Tickets
Wednesday / September 18, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Conducting faculty member Jeffrey Means performs works for solo percussion from the European avant-garde. Pierluigi Billone and Martin Smolka are among the composers represented.
Thursday / September 19, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Berklee alumnus Jeremy Pelt will present a brass master class.
Thursday / September 19, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
The Hillary Reynolds Band, fronted by award-winning songwriter Hillary Reynolds, represents a high point of innovation in today’s pop music. The Furies and Little Ugly will open the show.
Admission: $7 in advance, $10 day of show, $5 with college I.D., general admissionBuy Tickets
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 admissionBuy Tickets
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 admissionBuy Tickets
Monday / September 23, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
John Reischman and the Jaybirds fashions a stylish, elegant take on bluegrass that is at once innovative and unadorned, sophisticated and stripped-down, happily old-fashioned, and yet unselfconsciously new.
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.