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. 

 

Katie Thiroux

Wednesday / February 4, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Jazz bassist and vocalist Katie Thiroux performs as part of the fourth year of The Checkout—Live at Berklee.

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The BOMB: Berklee Original Music Band Showcase

Thursday / February 5, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

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

Damn Tall Buildings / The Western Den / Nemes

Friday / February 6, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Damn Tall Buildings presents their blend of acoustic bluegrass and blues. The Western Den and Nemes also perform.

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Jeremy Cohen's Senior Recital

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

Cafe 939

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

Bertis Downs

Creative Entrepreneurs Lecture Series: Bertis Downs

Thursday / February 19, 2015 / 3:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

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

Admission: Free

Greg King's Senior Recital

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

Cafe 939

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

Admission: Free

Words and Music by Dan Wilson (of Semisonic)

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

Cafe 939

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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Jessie Cox: Triptych

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

Cafe 939

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

Orla Gartland

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

Cafe 939

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.

Cafe 939

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

Admission: Free

Esteban Obando's Senior Recital

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

Cafe 939

In his final recital at Berklee, pianist Esteban Obando presents a fusion of classical, latin, and jazz repertoires centered around the piano.

Admission: Free

Clinic with Gregorio Uribe

Wednesday / April 1, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Big band leader, singer, and accordionist Gregorio Uribe was born in Colombia, studied at Berklee College of Music, and is now based in New York, where he leads the Gregorio Uribe Big Band, a 16-piece orchestra that blends Colombian rhythms with big band arrangements. 

Admission: Free

The Checkout—Live at Berklee: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

Wednesday / April 1, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Big band leader/singer/accordionist Gregorio Uribe was born in Colombia, studied at Berklee College of Music, and is now based in New York where he leads the Gregorio Uribe Big Band, a 16-piece orchestra that blends Colombian rhythms with big band arrangements.

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Erica Meerbach: Here I Go

Friday / April 3, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

In her final recital at Berklee, vocalist Erica Meerbach will present a variety of tunes, mainly in the musical theatre genre.

Admission: Free

The BOMB: Berklee Original Music Band Showcase

Thursday / April 9, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

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

Silje Arnesen

Friday / April 10, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Singer Silje Arnesen performs her senior recital with a set of originals and covers.

Admission: Free

Lauren George's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 23, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Singer Lauren George and her band perform a broad array of music from artists such as Sara Bareilles, Allen Stone, and Concha Buika.

Admission: Free

Guro Frydenlund Elverhoei: One Step Closer

Monday / April 27, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Singer Guro Frydenlund Elverhoei performs her senior recital with a set of originals and covers in the styles of R&B, pop, and gospel.

Admission: Free

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