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. 

 

Goli / Rabbit Rabbit / The Wrong Shapes

Saturday / August 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Goli is a duo of misfit classical musicians with an appetite for world music. The husband and wife outfit Rabbit Rabbit will also perform, along with The Wrong Shapes.

Admission: FREE

Felipe Tinoco Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

The Street

Originally from northeastern Brazil, Felipe Tinoco grew up surrounded by the sounds of traditional samba, bossa nova, and choro from his family of instrumentalists. 

Admission: Free

Oyinda

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.

Grant Park

After unveiling her live persona earlier this year, Oyinda's presence does nothing to detract from her captivating demeanor. From the way she scans the crowd with a seductive stare to her effortless singing, Oyinda translates her studio sound into a gripping live performance. 

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Brian D Plautz

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

Brian Plautz has developed a reputation as a dynamic saxophonist, composer, and educator with a modern and accessible sound. He grew up outside of Cleveland, where he developed a rich background in music from gospel to classical to jazz. 

Admission: FREE

Lonely Heartstring Band

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.

Longfellow House

The Lonely Heartstring band is a five-peice bluegrass instrumentation band from Boston that plays original acoustic music and traditional bluegrass with mastery.

Admission: Free

Jazz at the Fort with the Jaleel Shaw Quartet

Sunday / August 3, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Highland Park

An annual concert featuring free jazz in Roxbury's Fort Hill neighborhood. This year’s concert features Berklee alumnus Jaleel Shaw. 

Admission: Free

Elisabeth Beckwitt's Senior Recital

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Vocalist Elisabeth Beckwitt and her band of fellow Berklee students will be performing pop and folk covers of artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and Liz Longley.

Admission: Free

Hector Hellion: The Guitar Show

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist Hector Hellion performs a one-man show that explores the sonic, technical, and expressive capabilities of the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, stick and electric bass. Styles of music include Latin, electronic rock, classical, and funk.

Admission: Free

Song Yi Jeon Quintet

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Regattabar Courtyard Series

Hailing from South Korea, composer and singer Song Yi Jeon combines modern jazz harmony and odd time signatures with singable melodies that catch the ear of the listener. 

Admission: Free

Nojae Kangwan Kim's Recital

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Nojae Kangwan Kim performs original compositions.

Admission: Free

Chungsung's Standard Jazz

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In his final recital at Berklee, pianist Chungsung Kim presents jazz standards in trio and quartet settings.

Admission: Free

Luis D'Elias: Rockamajazz

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Luis D'Elias Large Ensemble, featuring a stellar cast of Berklee talent, will play a selection of original music blending traditional South American rhythms with contemporary jazz, classical music, and rock.

Admission: Free

Armeen Musa Album Pre-Release Concert

Monday / August 4, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

After four years of performing, exploring, and discovering, vocalist Armeen Musa presents a show with music from her upcoming album.

Admission: Free

Kathryn Hallberg

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Emotional, evocative, warm, and natural, rooted in Americana with pop and country stylings lightly layered on top: This describes Kathryn Hallberg's music. Her second EP, Nocturnal, with musical contributions from Lloyd Maines (Dixie Chicks, Robert Earl Keen) was mixed by Niko Bolas (Neil Young, James Taylor) at the Surf Shack in Los Angeles.

Admission: Free

Linda Dallimore: Explorations

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The flutist and composer Linda Dallimore presents her first concert at Berklee: original classical compositions as well as jazz and Latin standards with her band, which features Sahil Warsi on bass, Juan Felipe Mejia Tobon on drums, and Tracy Yang on piano. 

Admission: Free

Davis Whitfield: To the Fourth Dimension!

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Davis Whitfield and band perform original compositions and covers.

Admission: Free

Quintet East Plays the Music of Bain Smith

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Quintet East, comprised of Five-Week faculty members, will play the music of Bain Smith under his direction.

Admission: Free

Seyoung Jung: Chapter 2

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Composer and pianist Seyoung Jung will present original pieces in various settings, including solo piano and small orchestra.
 

Admission: Free

Phil Beaudreau and Dawaun Parker Present 'Ether'

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Three-time Grammy Award-winning producer an Berklee alumnus Dawaun Parker ‘05 introduces Phil Beaudreau and his debut album, Ether.

Admission: Free

Kangwan Kim: From the Nojae

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Guitarist Kangwan Kim performs his original compositions.

Admission: Free

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