Berklee Performance Center

Housed in the renovated, historic Fenway Theater, the Berklee Performance Center—the college's flagship performance space located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue—seats more then 1,200 and is counted among Boston's most prestigious concert halls. More than 150 faculty and student concerts are held here each year, in addition to approximately 100 outside professional shows and special seminars and clinics.  

 

Tango Lovers Company

Friday / October 17, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With dynamism and high artistic quality, Tango Lovers Company brings all the glamour, passion, and sensuality of tango to the stage.
 

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Dianne Reeves

Saturday / October 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Four-time Grammy Award–winner Dianne Reeves is among the most prominent and influential vocalists in jazz. A glorious singer with a sumptuous sound, she has for three decades proudly carried the torch kindled by Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. Steeped in tradition, her rhythmic virtuosity and improvisational ease are breathtaking.

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SpokFrevo Orquestra

Sunday / October 19, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

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An astounding 17-piece big band from northeast Brazil, SpokFrevo Orquestra draws inspiration from frevo, a vibrant, old style of carnival music packed with high energy, driving rhythms, and infectious happiness.

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Dreamgirls

Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

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The Berklee Musical Theater Club presents Dreamgirls, the musical—and winner of six Tony awards—set in the 1960’s and ‘70s that follows the explosive career of “The Dreams,” a dynamite fictional R&B female singing trio.

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Dreamgirls

Wednesday / October 22, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Musical Theater Club presents Dreamgirls, the musical—and winner of six Tony awards—set in the 1960’s and ‘70s that follows the explosive career of “The Dreams,” a dynamite fictional R&B female singing trio.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint

Sunday / October 26, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

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New Orleans legends, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint join forces for an evening of legendary music making. With current director Ben Jaffe, Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the spirit of New Orleans jazz to glorious life, as it has for more than 50 years. New Orleans icon Allen Toussaint has also been making music for over five decades and has written dozens of hits, including "Southern Nights," "Working in the Coal Mine," and "Whipped Cream."

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Singers Night

Tuesday / October 28, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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 Enjoy an evening of original songs and cover material sung by some of Berklee's finest vocalists.

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Fall Together

Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee Jazz Composition department faculty present a concert of original music.

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2014 Internet Cat Video Film Festival

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Internet Cat Video Film Festival is the first offline celebration of online cat videos. The festival is a live event, gathering fellow feline fanatics to watch a curated collection of cat clips—from six second Vine videos to short films and everything in between—in a social environment.

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2014 Internet Cat Video Film Festival

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Internet Cat Video Film Festival is the first offline celebration of online cat videos. The festival is a live event, gathering fellow feline fanatics to watch a curated collection of cat clips—from 6-second Vine videos to short films and everything in between—in a social environment.

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Patrick Bruel

Sunday / November 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Patrick Bruel is a French actor and who has sold millions of albums over the course of his versatile career.

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The Voice of Mali

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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The Voice of Mali (or, Mali Kan) is a stunning display of traditional Malian music and dance.

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An Evening with Preston Reed and Special Guest Usman Riaz

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Preston Reed's audacious re-invention of acoustic guitar playing has influenced a generation of young guitarists, including Pakistani multi-instrumental composer Usman Riaz. They will be reunited for one night only for the first time since their hit performance at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

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Songwriting Department Battle of the Bands Contest

Thursday / November 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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This battle of the bands contest will feature the best bands playing original music in the Berklee community. A panel of music industry professionals will judge the competition, along with faculty from the songwriting department and other faculty.

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Ana Moura

Friday / November 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice trolls freely though the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre with stunning results.

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Mary Black

Saturday / November 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Performing for more than 25 years and retiring after this farewell tour, Mary Black has long been considered one of the finest female vocalists in the Celtic world. An unparalleled interpretive singer with a beautiful, dynamic voice, she draws on her traditional Irish folk and ballad background to create music that soars with a contemporary edge. Her daughter, Róisín O, will open.

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Susana Baca Meets Berklee

Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee's Latin Music and Culture Celebration will present a concert featuring world-renowned Peruvian singer Susana Baca. 

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Diego el Cigala

Friday / November 14, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Three-time Grammy Award–winner Diego el Cigala is quite simply the most exciting and innovative flamenco singer in the world today. His earthy, exultant, and richly emotive voice marks him as one of the greatest singers of our time.

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Warren Miller's "No Turning Back"

Saturday / November 15, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Warren Miller’s new film, No Turning Back, pays homage to the 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking that has lead Warren Miller Entertainment to every end of the winter sports world—a legacy that dates back to before skis had edges and mountains had condos.
 

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Milton Nascimento

Sunday / November 16, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

One of Brazil’s greatest stars of all time, Milton Nascimento celebrates a 50-year career with his latest album and world tour, Uma Travessia, featuring classic songs in his repertoire.

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