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. 

 

Jacinta's Ultimate Concert

Monday / September 15, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Argentinian guitarist and composer Jacinta Clusellas will be presenting one of her final concerts at Berklee, a concert of original music and arrangements blending the folkloric sounds and grooves of Argentina with jazz and other Latin styles.
 

Admission: Free

String Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / September 16, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The String Department faculty proudly welcome you back with their annual concert. Please join us to see what a diverse faculty we have and get stoked for the new semester.

Admission: Free

BITR

Tuesday / September 16, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

BITR, Berklee In the Round, occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. 

Admission: Free

Erick Peralta

Wednesday / September 17, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

A musical multilinguist, Erick Peralta is a versatile musician with a special appreciation for all styles of music, permitting him to keep open ears for the evolution of music while still keeping in mind tradition and history. He is a pianist, arranger, composer, and educator originating from Lima, Peru, who can smoothly transition from Latin to jazz to popular music idioms.
 

Admission: Free

Manuel Kaufmann: Manual Energy

Wednesday / September 17, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bassist Manuel Kaufmann and his nonet perform mostly post-bop tinged originals and fresh arrangements from the Great American Songbook.

Admission: Free

Dejehan Hamilton

Thursday / September 18, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Legacy Place

Dejehan “Luckystickz” Hamilton is an accomplished entertainer, drummer, and one of the premier steelpan-ists in Canada. Luckystickz is of Jamaican and Trinidadian decent, born in Hamilton, Ontario. He has had the opportunity to perform internationally with music legends such as Harry Belafonte, and travel in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the United States, and different parts of Canada.

Admission: Free

Songwriting Faculty Concert

Thursday / September 18, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Songwriting Department faculty will play original songs.

Admission: Free

Brendan James

Thursday / September 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Brendan James is a pianist and singer-songwriter from Derry, N.H. known for his socially conscious lyrics. His songs have been featured on many television shows.

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Erick Peralta

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

A musical multilinguist, Erick Peralta is a versatile musician with a special appreciation for all styles of music, permitting him to keep open ears for the evolution of music while still keeping in mind tradition and history. He is a pianist, arranger, composer, and educator originating from Lima, Peru, who can smoothly transition from Latin to jazz to popular music idioms.
 

Admission: Free

Jihyun Lim: A Letter for You

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

For her first recital at Berklee, vocalist Jihyun Lim presents originals and covers in multiple styles.

Admission: Free

Vasileios Kostas: New Greece

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Vasileios Kostas will play his own compositions, which are influenced by Greek, Middle Eastern, and jazz music and based on melodies and improvisation.

Admission: Free

Break of Reality / I/Ø

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Cello rock band Break of Reality performs original music and interpretations of songs by groups such as Tool, Metallica, and System of a Down. I/Ø draws influence from bands like Explosions in the Sky, Sigur Ros, and Hammock.

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Sarah McKenzie Quintet

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 9:30 p.m.

Monterey Jazz Festival

Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice," according to DownBeat magazine. 

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Gino Vannelli

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Since the 1973 release of his debut album, Crazy Life, Gino Vannelli has remained one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music.

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The Doyle Brothers / The Interlopers / The Black Moons

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

The Doyle Brothers and the Interlopers will co-headline this show of spirited, soulful rock tuness, joined by the Black Moons, a recently-formed band that counts several Berklee students among its members.

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Michael Wooten

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 

Admission: Free

Sofia Ahnborg Recital

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Sofia Ahnborg presents a recital of piano-based Scandinavian indie-pop music with a melancholic core.

Admission: Free

By Chewing: Electronic Music and Jazz

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Australian electronic/jazz band By Chewing, led by guitarist Zach Sengstock, gives a performance of original material accompanied by on-screen visuals.

Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The composition faculty at Berklee will perform original work.

Admission: Free

Michael Wooten

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 

Admission: Free

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