Cafe 939

 

Cafe 939 is a state-of-the-art, all-ages, student-run music venue and coffee house. Located at 939 Boylston Street, the 200-person capacity concert venue showcases Berklee's emerging student talent, local artists, as well as national acts seeking a more intimate, personal space in which to perform and connect with their fans. 

 

Songwriter Showcase: Jen Aldana / Mark Deschner / Sean Trainor / Nahid Siddiqui

Friday / February 13, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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The evening will include performances by Jen Aldana, Mark Deschner, Sean Trainor, and Nahid Siddiqui.

Admission: Free

Sidewalk Chalk / Kiernan McMullan

Saturday / February 14, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Sidewalk Chalk continues to lead the contemporary evolution of hip-hop, soul, and jazz. Kiernan McMullan also performs

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Jeremy Cohen's Senior Recital

Tuesday / February 17, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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In his final recital at Berklee, electric bass principal Jeremy Cohen will present a snapshot of songs and artists who have influenced him over the years.

Admission: Free

Sinkane / Helado Negro

Tuesday / February 17, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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A formidable player on guitar, bass, keys, and drums, Sinkane will perform, as will Helado Negro.

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Tomohiro Mori's Senior Recital

Wednesday / February 18, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Drummer Tomohiro Mori and his band play jazz standards and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Bertis Downs

Creative Entrepreneurs Lecture Series: Bertis Downs

Thursday / February 19, 2015 / 2:00 p.m.

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BerkleeICE hosts Burtis Downs, famed manager to R.E.M. throughout the band’s storied 30-year career, a distinguished lawyer, and pioneering educator.

Admission: Free

Benny and the Jets

Friday / February 20, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Guitarist and composer Benjamin Perez-Casiano presents covers and original compositions in the jazz and blues styles.

Admission: Free

Emily Rosenberg: Black Jewels

Monday / February 23, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Singer Emily Rosenberg performs her senior recital with an eclectic program covering classical arias and art songs as well as classic rock and original music.

Admission: Free

Greg King's Senior Recital

Wednesday / February 25, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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In his final recital at Berklee, guitarist Greg King and his band will play rock, funk, and blues.

Admission: Free

Frances Ropelewski: The Senior Recital

Thursday / February 26, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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For her senior performance, Frances Ropelewski will highlight some of her favorite vocalists and genres through a series of covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Nicholas Veinoglou and the Interlopers

Thursday / February 26, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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In his senior recital, guitarist Nicholas Veinoglou will feature his band, the Interlopers, along with some tasty solo material to soothe the soul.

Admission: Free

Words and Music by Dan Wilson (of Semisonic)

Friday / February 27, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Words and Music by Dan Wilson is an evening of songs and stories with Dan Wilson, best known as the lead singer of Semisonic and as a Grammy Award–winning songwriter and producer. He will play stripped-down renditions of some of his modern-day classics and share his insights into the moments of discovery that led to them. 

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Cabaret

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Cabaret is an intimate, live showcase of Broadway favorites, as well as musical theater–inspired originals.

Admission: Free

Aaron Sutton's Senior Recital

Thursday / March 5, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Guitarist Aaron Sutton performs his senior recital with a diverse selection of songs from his favorite genres and artists.

Admission: Free

Felipe Guzmán Group: Sí, Señor Guzmán

Friday / March 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Drummer Felipe Guzmán and his group perform a set of original eclectic music that mixes influences from various cultures around the world.

Admission: Free

Jessie Cox: Triptych

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Drummer Jessie Cox and his trio, Triptych, play original music in a mix of styles including jazz, hip-hop, R&B, and reggae.

Admission: Free

Yalin's Senior Recital

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Flautist Yalin Yavuz performs his senior recital with original and classic music.

Admission: Free

Orla Gartland

Orla Gartland

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Orla Gartland is a singer-songwriter from Dublin, Ireland known for her quirky brand of guitar-based pop bursting with personality and catchy melodies.

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Max Ridley's Senior Recital

Friday / March 13, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Bassist Max Ridley performs original and standard jazz in his senior recital.

Admission: Free

An Evening with Penny and Sparrow

Saturday / March 21, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Penny and Sparrow is an Austin, Texas band with a stripped-down, return-to-basics sound reminiscent of Bon Iver and the Swell Season.

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