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. 

 

LowTone Society

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

The members of LowTone Society came together in the fall of 2011 from diverse backgrounds and sharing a pure love of making music. Collectively they draw from musical training and experience in everything from jazz to classical to hip-hop, and from to gospel to reggae and dancehall. 

Admission: FREE

Jacinta Clusellas

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Jacinta Clusellas brings together jazz, Argentinean folk, and other Latin styles. 

Admission: Free

HartBeat

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Lomar Brown is an up-and-coming alto saxophonist in the Boston area. He has attended Berklee for the last four years, and been given the opportunity to play venues including the Middle East, Phoenix Landing, the Red Room, the Sinclair, Wally’s Cafe, and Berklee Performance Center. He has also had the honor of sharing the stage with musicians such as Neal Smith, Tia Fuller, George Clinton, and Bernie Worrell.

Admission: Free

Damn Tall Buildings

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Club Passim

Damn Tall Buildings is an all-acoustic bluegrass and blues band from Boston. While its instrumentation is bluegrass, it's not bound to it. With lyrical storytelling and foot-stomping grooves, its songs about love and ramblin’ help the everyday troubles slip away into up-tempo hobo anthems.
 
 

Admission: Free

Shwetaank Gupta: Inside My Mind

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Blues guitarist and sitar player Shwetaank Gupta performs another recital with a diverse band. His music draws on various influences and ideologies from Western and Eastern practices.

Admission: Free

Sylvie Leys: To the World Peace

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Tenor saxophonist Sylvie Leys will present some original tunes, arranged jazz standards, and French songs, accompanied by various musicians from around the world.

Admission: Free

The Maniacs of the 4th Dimension

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Kendall Plaza

The Maniacs of the 4th Dimension, led by Davis Whitfield on piano, is a collective of creative individuals who share an interest in the Fourth Dimension. In trio, quartet, quintet, and sextet formats, the Maniacs offer a unique presentation of timeless standards and original jazz compositions. 

Admission: Free

Tom Zmuda

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Legacy Place

Tom Zmuda is a contemporary saxophonist and a recent Berklee College of Music graduate. Influenced by jazz, R&B, soul, and funk, Tom exudes a thorough passion for groove-based music. Featuring Neal Rosenthal on trumpet.

Admission: Free

Valentina Blu

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Charlestown Navy Yard

Marrying breathy vocal lines with profound lyrics, Valentina sings with a voice as rich and deep as a sapphire. Her music draws listeners to a place within themselves where they can confront deeply felt notions of spirituality, human connection, and social change.
 

Admission: Free

Bernardo Hernandez and La Tradicion

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Mission Hill Playground

Free Latin music in Mission Hill with Berklee alumnus and professor Bernardo Hernandez.

Admission: Free

Krys.P Presents: SOUL’D OUT

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Southern-born gospel and soul singer-sgwriter and Berklee alumna Krystal Pegram will perform with the R&B duo Living Stones.

Admission: FREE

Natalia's Senior Recital

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

For her final recital at Berklee, vocalist Natalia Muniz presents original Latin singer-songwriter material and covers.

Admission: Free

Johannes Flecker's Second Recital

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist and composer Johannes Flecker will present original songs and arrangements from traditional alpine to electronic dance music. 

Admission: Free

Kiri Tse: Boundaries

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Pianist Kiri Tse plays a concert of jazz, electronic music, and piano music.

Admission: Free

5-Week Jam Session

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A jam session for Berklee City Music students attending the 5-Week Summer Program.

Admission: Free

Kayla Corrine

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Greenway Boston

I’m Kayla Corrine and I’ve been in love with music since birth. I would call myself a soulful singer-songwriter and I tend to write mostly on acoustic guitar because I adore the raw, crystal clear sound of it.

Admission: Free

Ruri Matsumura: Place To Be

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Singer Ruri Matsumura gives a performance of original compositions and arrangements, covering a range of various styles and instrumentations.

Admission: Free

Jongsun Park's Last Recital

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In his final recital at Berklee, drum set principle Jongsun Park presents an evening of jazz originals and standards.

Admission: Free

Rock/Metal Night

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Buried Electric, Chirality, and Slumberjack will all play this free show. 

Admission: FREE

The Frotations / Nikolas Metaxas / Arielle Vakni / Damn Tall Buildings

Saturday / July 26, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Topnotch Resort

This free showcase features neo-soul rock 'n' roll from the Frotations, singer-songwriter Nikolas Metaxas, bluesy folk with an electronic twist from Arielle Vakni, and rip-roarin' bluegrass from Damn Tall Buildings.

Admission: Free

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