Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

Armeen Musa

Wednesday / July 30, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.

Harvard Longwood Campus

Armeen Musa is a singer-songwiter and composer from Dhaka, Bangladesh, currently living in Boston. Her sound is a blend of Bengali folk, jazz, soul, acoustic blues, Indian classical and more. She has released an EP with guitarist Zak Dylan Wass.
 

Admission: Free

Mauro Di Benedetto's Recital

Wednesday / July 30, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Guitarist Mauro Di Benedetto and his band play covers of Pink Floyd, Toto, Prince, Jeff Beck, and many more.

Admission: Free

JunCheol Ryu

Wednesday / July 30, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Pianist JunCheol Ryu gives his first and last Berklee recital. He will perform standard jazz tunes and a selection of originals.

Admission: Free

Agora Trio

Wednesday / July 30, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Agora Trio is a jazz group featuring three esteemed musicians and Berklee faculty members: bassist Bruce Gertz, pianist Steve Hunt, and drummer Henrique De Almeida.

Admission: Free

Summer Winds and Piano

Wednesday / July 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This concert will feature contemporary chamber music for woodwind quintet and piano. Featured composers include Poulenc, Fine, and Thow.

Admission: Free

Sol's Big Band

Wednesday / July 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Solhee Jun and her All-Star Big Band, featuring Berklee alumni and students, will perform a mix of her original compositions and jazz standards.

Admission: Free

Luke Niccoli

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Luke Niccoli is a 20-year-old recording artist and songwriter making his mark in the music industry both as a performer and as a writer. In the past year he has opened for Martina McBride and Chris Isaak at sold-out shows . He plans to release a brand new EP this fall.
 
 

Admission: Free

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.

Admission: FREE

Son d’ LePua

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Son d’ LePua was formed from a mix of Latin and European sounds. Centered on jazz, its members experiment and explore the richness of both cultures.
 

Admission: Free

Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Club Passim

Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke are fiddlers and singer-songwriters who love traditional music and close harmonies. With two fiddles, two guitars, and two intertwining voices, they perform old folk songs, new Americana, and original songs in an acoustic roots style. 

Admission: free

Berklee Rock Jam Ensemble

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 4:30 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Berklee Rock Jam Ensemble plays music of the great classic jam bands. This show will include music by fhe Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers, fhe Doors, and John Scofield.

Admission: Free

Latimbop

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr.
 

Admission: FREE

Kina Zoré

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Charlestown Navy Yard

Epic horns, organic vocals, and swirling polyrhythms make Kina Zoré a force of hypnotic beauty. Fronted by soft-spoken and charismatic Mozambican songwriter Helder Tsinine, the six-piece powerhouse commands the dance floor with earthy, electric African rhythms that echo from Helder’s hometown of Maputo. 

Admission: Free

The Pedrito Martinez Group

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

O'Day Park

The sounds of Afro-Cuban music will fill the South End in this free outdoor concert.

Admission: Free

Erica Telisnor: "A Música de Influênca" (The Music of Influence)

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

"Just as the African slaves of Brazil found a safe place to create and peacefully live in their quilombos, we too find ourselves safely immersed in the rhythms and lyrics of Brazilian classics and pursue modern interpretations based on their legacy." This concert will feature pianist Erica Telisnor's debut collective, Quilombo, with special guests Groovisity.

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors with David Sanchez

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 11:30 a.m.

Newport Jazz Festival

The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, the premier music ensemble of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), will perform at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival, joined by special guest saxophonist David Sanchez. The group's performance will be heard worldwide on NPRmusic.org and on WBGO-FM in New York.

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Jennifer Hoyt's Senior Recital

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Vocalist Jennifer Hoyt will present her final recital at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Steph Sloan

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Greenway Boston

Steph Sloan’s captivating stage presence and vibrant music takes the listener on a sonic voyage hrough candid lyrics, colorful harmonies, and catchy melodies.

Admission: Free

Peter Quirsfeld: Jackie Molasses

Friday / August 1, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Drummer Peter Quirsfeld and his band, Jackie Molasses, present free improvisation and originals.

Admission: Free

Laney Jones

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Carson Beach

Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, Laney Jones artfully spins tall tales of love and adventure in the swamplands.

Admission: FREE

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