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. 

 

Daniel Hines

Tuesday / September 2, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Daniel Hines, 24, is a British pianist, keyboardist, and composer. He was classically trained from the age of 6 and began to compose around the age of 15. His key musical inspirations include Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy, and progressive rock— most of all Pink Floyd, Camel, and Dream Theater.
 
 

Admission: Free

Daniel Hines

Wednesday / September 3, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Daniel Hines, 24, is a British pianist, keyboardist, and composer. He was classically trained from the age of 6 and began to compose around the age of 15. His key musical inspirations include Beethoven, Chopin, and Debussy, and progressive rock— most of all Pink Floyd, Camel, and Dream Theater.
 

Admission: Free

The Western Den

Thursday / September 4, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Club Passim

Driven by a passion to create music with purpose, Deni Hlavinka and Chris West formed the Western Den in 2013 to blend compelling folk harmonies with ambient textures, producing a sound all their own. 

Admission: Free

Multicultural Welcoming Concert: An LGBT Civil Rights Piece in Four Movements

Thursday / September 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

We Will Know: An LGBT Civil Rights Piece in Four Movements is Omar Thomas's artistic reflection on his life and, he says, "on an issue very close to my heart as both a black and gay artist."

Admission: Free

Rocco DeLuca

Thursday / September 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Rocco DeLuca revels in a spirited spontaneity and intimacy no doubt achieved through many an inspired home recording session among friends.

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3 Sudacas

Saturday / September 6, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Legacy Place

3 Sudacas is a trio composed of Esther Rojas from Colombia on bass, Marianella Rojas from Venezuela on voice and percussion, and Eduardo Mercuri from Brazil on guitar. The trio fuses traditional music from their native countries with jazz harmony and pop elements, creating a sound that is subtle and fresh. 

Admission: Free

Seán Keane

Saturday / September 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Seán Keane, from County Galway, is decribed as the "greatest musical find of the '90s" by The Independent. Traditional Irish, folk, and even country and blues songs all lend themselves to his unique style and unforgettable voice. 

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Black Prairie / Kristin Andreassen / Frank Fairfield

Monday / September 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Black Prairie is an Americana band from Portland, Oregon with a dose of Led Zeppelin-inspired rock energy. Kristin Andreassen is a talented singer-songwriter best known for her catchy song "Crayola Doesn't Make a Color for Your Eyes."

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Eleni

Tuesday / September 9, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Eleni Arapoglou is a singer from Athens, Greece. A recent graduate from Berklee College of Music, with a BA from Tufts University in drama and dance, Eleni has focused on performance and improvisation with time, sound, and space.

Admission: Free

Damn Tall Buildings

Wednesday / September 10, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Arsenal Center for the Arts

With members from all around the United States, Damn Tall Buildings is a truthful combination of four people uniting their influences into a single sound.

Admission: Free

Infinite Out

Wednesday / September 10, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee Guitar Department faculty member Colin Sapp presents a set of high energy improvisation, fusing jazz, rock, funk, and electronic music. In adittion to original compositions by Sapp, the concert will feature compositions and performances by pianist Todd Marston with special guest performers Jordan Scannella on bass and 2014 Grammy nominated drummer G. Maxwell Zemanovic.

Admission: Free

FORQ

Wednesday / September 10, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Fresh off the release of its eponymous debut album, the New York/Dallas all-star quartet FORQ is embarking on its first-ever international tour.

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Jenna Moynihan and Mairi Chaimbeul

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Club Passim

Rooted in traditional Scottish and Appalachian old-time music, this duo has developed a sound that celebrates and explores beautiful melodies. The pair met while studying at Berklee College of Music and are a product of the thriving local music scene. 

Admission: Free

Ed Lucie and Quartet

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee associate professor and electric bassist Ed Lucie presents an evening of original contemporary jazz tunes.

Admission: Free

Propaganda / JGivens

Thursday / September 11, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

With an uncompromising message intertwined with hot rhythms and beats, the Los Angeles-based Propaganda delivers potent lyrics and relevant music that reaches across the spectrum of youth and pop culture.

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Zoe Brush

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

Brewer Plaza

Zoe Brush is a singer-songwriter from Colorado. She began learning piano at age 4,\ and composed her first piece when she was 9. Since then she has been writing songs and growing as a pianist.

Admission: Free

GIZMO / Common Thread

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Bassist Kenneth “GIZMO” Rodgers draws on influences spanning the realms of jazz, pop, funk, rock, Latin, and hip-hop to create an impressive sonic landscape, while Common Thread is rapidly bringing the funk to the next generation.

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Inspired by Muddy and Monroe: Featuring the Del McCoury Band and Catherine Russell

Friday / September 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Special guests the Del McCoury Band and Catherine Russell will perform with students and faculty to re-envision the music of Bill Monroe and Muddy Waters.

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Sucré / The Honey Trees / Merriment

Saturday / September 13, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Sucré is a musical group comprised of Stacy King, Darren King and Jeremy Larson. Variety magazine writes that the band "at times recalls Florence + The Machine and Leona Lewis.” The Insider says the band's music is "the sweetest music my ears have heard in a long time.”
 

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Affinity Quartet

Sunday / September 14, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

The Street

Composed of members Josh Shpak (trumpet), Yoav Eshed (guitar), Alex Gasser (bass) and Noam Israeli (drums), the Affinity Quartet looks at music as a conversation. When things happen musically, it is as if connections are made personally. 

Admission: Free

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