Events

Giorgi Mikadze Trio

Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Giorgi Mikadze and his group will perform both original and famous pop tune arrangements mixed with different genres, such as Georgian folk, jazz, and fusion.
Admission: Free

The Rosebuds / Jesse Marchant

Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
With an anything-goes approach, the Rosebuds invariably stay true to a melody-centric musicality driven by a singular chemistry, delicately crafted songwriting, and untamable excitement about the possibilities in making art. Jesse Marchant is a singer-songwriter known for his sparse yet rich and complete sound.
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Fate and the Family Band

Sunday / August 10, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
Fate & the Family Band is a Boston based blues/rock band with fresh tunes, dance moves, and an inviting vibe.  Fate & The Family Band is a Boston based blues/rock band with some serious soul. With influences ranging from Derek Trucks and Grace Potter to Willie Nelson and the Band, Fate and The Family Band takes old school sounds and puts a new coat of paint on them. 
Admission: Free

Thinkin' Big

Sunday / August 10, 2014 / 2:45 p.m.
Litchfield Jazz Festival
Thinkin' Big is an 18-piece big band formed in October of 2010 by Jonah Francese. Its goal has always been to play original student charts. 
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Daniel Pugh

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Daniel Pugh grew up in Syracuse, New York, and has been playing piano since the age of 5. He started playing jazz around age 13 and has since fallen in love with the style. 
Admission: Free

William Baker's Senior Recital

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Drum set principal William Baker will be playing original songs with his indie-rock band Woven Woods.
Admission: Free

Alex Dyring's Senior Recital

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The bassist Alex Dyring will play original hip-hop and Latin jazz compositions, with special guest poets Utril "U.T." Rhaburn and Will Lynch. Accompanying Alex will be Aaron Lawson on drums, Jens Sweeting on keyboard, Cosimo Boni on trumpet, Clay Lyons on alto sax, Rhaburn on tenor sax, and Carley Cusack on flute.
Admission: Free

Janie Barnett: Pop Rock Country Final Performance

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Voice Department faculty member Janie Barnett presents the final performance of the Advanced Pop Rock Country Ensemble.
Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar Courtyard Series
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.
Admission: Free

Baek's View

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Bassist Inchul Baek leads his jazz quartet in a performance of original music and popular standards.
Admission: Free

Judy Shin's Senior Recital

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Judy Shin presents her senior recital with originals and covers.
Admission: Free

Five-Week Vocal Night

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
This performance features a variety of special Five-Week vocal ensembles, including the Balkan/Middle Eastern Ensemble, the Five-Week Chorus, the Five-Week Musical Theater Showcase and Ensemble, and the Five-Week Singers Showcase. 
Admission: Free; space is limited and admission is not guaranteed.

El Feeling: Bien Aleta

Monday / August 11, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
Guitarist Camilo Gomez and his band, El Feeling, will give a performance of Colombian dance music.
Admission: Free

Sarah McKenzie

Tuesday / August 12, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
The award winning pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie is a graduate of the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts with an impeccable musical pedigree, having been mentored by legends like Graeme Lyall, Jamie Oehlers, James Morrison, and most recently JoAnne Brackeen, the first and only female member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. 
Admission: Free

Daniel Pugh

Tuesday / August 12, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Daniel Pugh grew up in Syracuse, New York, and has been playing piano since the age of 5. He started playing jazz around age 13 and has since fallen in love with the style.
Admission: Free

Good Jams with Josh Ballard

Tuesday / August 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Electric bassist Josh Ballard and his quintet will perform an eclectic set in styles including Brazilian music, progressive metal, hip-hop, and blues.
Admission: Free

City Music Scholarship Concert

Tuesday / August 12, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
At the culmination of the Five-Week Summer Performance Program, Berklee City Music students will perform rock, pop, jazz, hip-hop, inspirational, and R&B songs. Scholarship awards will be announced at the show.  
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Shea Rose

Wednesday / August 13, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
A Boston native, singer-songwriter Shea Rose graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2011. Winner of both the 2012 Pop/R&B Artist of the Year and 2011 R&B/Soul/Urban/Contemporary Artist of the Year at the Boston Music Awards, Rose was dubbed “artist most likely to make an impact on the national stage” by the Boston Globe. 
Admission: Free

Daniel Pugh

Wednesday / August 13, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Daniel Pugh grew up in Syracuse, New York, and has been playing piano since the age of 5. He started playing jazz around age 13 and has since fallen in love with the style.  
Admission: Free

Hadley Kennary

Wednesday / August 13, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
Yes, Kennary is pronounced like the bird. Her sound is refreshing and real. Her music mixes the honesty of Sara Bareilles with the mellow cleverness of Ingrid Michaelson, finished off with defining harmonies similar to the Indigo Girls. 
Admission: Free

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