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. 

 

Jacob Whitesides

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

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Jacob Whitesides found musical inspiration at a bluegrass festival in 2008. Following the festival, he set out to learn how to play guitar and sing.

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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.
 

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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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Mirel Wagner

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

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Mirel Wagner's songs are like a smooth, polished pebbles thrown into a bottomless pond, drops of life that set the darkness rippling.

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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

David Tangney Senior Recital

Wednesday / December 10, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Cellist David Tangney and friends will explore the many different styles of music played on the cello.

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Juan Ale Quartet

Thursday / December 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Drummer Juan Alejandro and his quartet will play original compositions as well as jazz standards.

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Dag Hanken's Senior Recital

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Drummer Dag Hanken gives his final recital at Berklee. The concert will showcase improvised electronic music as well as Dag's Boston-based indie band, Night Lights.

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The Whirlygigs

Saturday / December 13, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

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Come celebrate the holiday season with Mr. Whirly of The Whirlygigs. Meet “The Gingerbread Man,” take off with a fleet of Rheindeer, and get busy as an elf during this hourlong holiday performance.

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Josh Plotner: Because We Can

Monday / December 15, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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Alto saxophonist Josh Plotner presents a collection of original pieces in the styles of jazz, rock, Latin, and others.

Admission: Free

David Van Vorst's Senior Recital

Thursday / December 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

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A presentation of original works influenced by funk, gospel, jazz, and R&B, by bassist David Van Vorst.

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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.

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Esteban Obando's Senior Recital

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

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

Admission: Free

Lauren George's Senior Recital

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

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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

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