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. 

 

Parker Millsap

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

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At only 21 years old, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives.

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Cory McCullough: Playing Some Tunes

Friday / November 14, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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For his final recital at Berklee, guitarist Cory McCullough will present an afternoon of bebop, bossa nova, blues, and more.

Admission: Free

Lewis Watson / Western Den

Saturday / November 15, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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London-based singer/songwriter Lewis Watson got his start in music as a teenager by quietly uploading cover versions of his favorite songs to a sleepy YouTube account in 2010. The Western Den will also perform. 

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The House On Cliff EP Release Party

Saturday / November 15, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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The House On Cliff performs for their EP release with Kyle Thornton & The Company, The Devil's Twins, and Everything and Everyone.

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BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / November 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

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The Songwriting department, in conjunction with the Red Room, is proud to present our monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters. All current Berklee students are welcome to play. 

Admission: Free

Juan Dhas: Live at The Red Room

Tuesday / November 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Modern jazz guitarist Juan Dhas will be presenting his senior recital with his quartet's take on pieces by other contemporary jazz artists.

Admission: Free

Milad Zendehnam Band

Wednesday / November 19, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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For his first and final recital at Berklee, guitarist Milad Zendehnam will lead his band through an hour of jazz tunes.

Admission: Free

Tony Lucca / Honor By August

Wednesday / November 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Eight full-length albums into his career, Tony Lucca has become a standard-bearer to some and a torch-bearer to others. Honor By August will also play.
 

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The Jihye Lee Jazz Orchestra

Friday / November 21, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Jazz composer and performer Jihye Lee will present her original large ensemble compositions.

Admission: Free

Jihye Lee Jazz Orchestra

Friday / November 21, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Jazz composition major and singer Jihye Lee will present her original large-ensemble compositions.

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An Evening with Ryan Bingham

Friday / November 21, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.

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Ryan Bingham is an Oscar-winning singer-songwriter who continues to generate songs that seem poised to ace the test of time.

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Jacob Whitesides Featuring Dylan Holland with Special Guest Zach Matari

Saturday / November 22, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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YouTube singer-songwriter sensation Jacob Whitesides performs along with Dylan Holland and Zach Matari.

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Gabriel Kahane

Monday / November 24, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the year's very best albums," Gabriel Kahane's major label debut, The Ambassador, is a meditation on the underbelly of Los Angeles through the lens of 10 street addresses.

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Mead and Halloumi

Tuesday / November 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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A senior recital from jazz composition majors Steve Christersson Frend and Alkis Nicolaides. The set will feature arrangements and original music in the traditional and fusion jazz styles.

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Revive Big Band Clinic

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Heralded by the Village Voice for having some of New York City’s “most electrifying young lions in jazz,” Revive Big Band has a finger on the pulse of today’s emerging progressive sound.
 

Admission: Free

The Checkout – Live at Berklee: Revive Big Band

Wednesday / December 3, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Heralded by the Village Voice for having some of New York City’s “most electrifying young lions in jazz,” Revive Big Band has a finger on the pulse of today’s emerging progressive sound.
 

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The BOMB: Berklee Original Music Band Showcase

Thursday / December 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

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In conjunction with the Red Room, the Songwriting Department is proud to present an open mic event for Berklee bands. All current Berklee students are welcome to play.

Admission: Free

Bent Knee / Bury Me Standing / Jaggery

Friday / December 5, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Experience Boston's best dark, experimental rock bands in the same room on the same night. Come have your brains broken and your hearts stomped by Bent Knee's avant indie rock, Jaggery's dark wave, and Bury Me Standing's gypsy dirge-core. 

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Scale The Summit

Saturday / December 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Scale the Summit is an American instrumental, progressive metal band based in Houston, Texas.

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Ludovica Burtone's Senior Recital

Monday / December 8, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Italian violinist, composer, and arranger Ludovica Burtone presents a recital of arrangements and original compositions in various styles and ensemble settings.

Admission: Free

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