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. 

 

Alexander Anderson

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

Brewer Plaza

Alexander Anderson, age 20, was a composer and performer in San Diego before coming to Berklee College of Music. With his jazz fusion band, Unidentified Fusion Orangement, Anderson has developed original compositions and played at various public and private venues.
 
 

Admission: Free

Manuel Kaufmann: Manual Energy

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

David Friend Recital Hall

The Manuel Kaufmann Nonet can deliver a powerful large ensemble sound without overpowering the intimate chamber feel of a small jazz band.

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

CANCELED: Songwriting Faculty Concert

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

David Friend Recital Hall

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
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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Alexander Anderson

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

Brewer Plaza

Alexander Anderson, age 20, was a composer and performer in San Diego before coming to Berklee College of Music. Anderson has studied with and performed at master classes with Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Danilo Perez, Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, George Duke, Dave Liebman, Christian Scott, and Benny Green. 

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

EMYO

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

Berk Recital Hall

Emyo, a Swedish artist and songwriter, presents a set of original compositions and selected covers. She and her group will perform piano-based indie-pop songs 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

Jack & The Daniels

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Pianist Rob Murdock and band perform original songs and put their own twist on well-known covers. 

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

Master Class/Clinic with Pandit Birju Maharaj

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A master class/clinic with the great maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj, who will perform and give a lecture/demonstration on kathak, the North Indian classical style of dance.

Admission: Free

Rock Enroll 2014

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Hard Rock Cafe

Join us for the fourth annual Rock Enroll event to raise scholarship funding that will help one gifted student entering Berklee pursue a career as a rock musician.

Admission: Donation ($15 minimum)

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