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. 

 

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

Women of the World

Saturday / July 26, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

South Shore Conservatory

Women of the World was born from a dream to bring women musicians from across the globe onto a common creative platform— women who not only work and perform together, but learn from each other, exploring each other’s culture, language, food, and traditions by interacting closely on a daily basis.

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VISHNO / The Luxury / Jamie Alimorad

Saturday / July 26, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

The charismatic vocalist and guitarist VISHNO brings his electronic dance music to the stage. 

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Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir

Sunday / July 27, 2014 / 10:15 a.m.

Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival understands the value of a good palate-cleanser — not to mention the way folk and gospel's roots intertwine — so this year's lineup taps the rich vein of talent at Boston's Berklee College of Music to bring fans the Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir.

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Zach Torres

Sunday / July 27, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

The Street

Brought up on the music of 70's balladeers and deeply inspired by American roots music, Zach Torres writes, sings, and plays from an old soul.

Admission: Free

Abraham Rounds: Abe's Vibe

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Abraham Rounds plays a selection of fun music together with musicians and friends who have influenced him.

Admission: Free

Summer Classical Brass

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty member Charles Arthur Lewis Jr. presents a concert of classical music performed by a brass octet. The program will feature works by J.S. Bach, Benedetto Marcello, Wilhelm Ramsoe, and Frederic Chopin.

Admission: Free

Fahrenheit 402: Summer Stock

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 4:45 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Fahrenheit 402 is Berklee’s collaborative contemporary ensemble. Members compose for the ensemble and explore published new music.

Admission: Free

Swim Team

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Regattabar Courtyard Series

Swim Team is a collective quartet featuring four Boston-area natives: brothers Casey Berman on saxophone and Elliot Berman on bass, with Mike Sink on piano and Tim Merle on drums. With almost six years' playing together, Swim Team has developed an organic and unique aesthetic, and a rare chemistry for a group of such a young age.

Admission: Free

The Return of the BBEBB

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band (BBEBB) is composed of faculty members, staff members, alumni, and students who share a vision of the evolving world of jazz, the opportunities provided by working within the jazz orchestra setting, and the importance of the role played by the jazz orchestra in this music's evolution.

Admission: Free

Pianist Hayoung Lyou

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Pianist Hayoung Lyou presents a recital of originals and standards.

Admission: Free

Melissa Ferrick and Anne Heaton

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

An evening of original songs.

Admission: Free

Santiago Vidal's Senior Recital

Monday / July 28, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

In his final recital at Berklee, pianist and composer Santiago Vidal presents original compositions in the Latin style.

Admission: Free

Julia Maree

Tuesday / July 29, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Prudential Center

Texas-born Julia Maree writes songs that capture raw emotions with uncanny precision. Combining a folk-rock tone with complex lyric ideas and an edgy vocal style, she has created a sound all her own. 
 

Admission: Free

Luke Niccoli

Tuesday / July 29, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Luke Niccoli is a 20-year-old recording artist and songwriter making his mark in the music industry both as a performer and as a writer. In the past year he has opened for Martina McBride and Chris Isaak at sold-out shows. He plans to release a new EP this fall.
 

Admission: Free

Yuh-Ting Dai: 3

Tuesday / July 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

For his third recital at Berklee, guitarist Yuh-Ting Dai presents some of his favorite tunes and original compositions.

Admission: Free

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