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. 

 

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

Davis Whitfield

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Davis Whitfield performs solo piano. As the son of two musicians, Whitfield's early years were filled with music. Davis performed at the 2013 Nancy Jazz Pulsations Festival in Nancy, France, with Inna Dudukina. 
 

Admission: Free

Bobby Wesley

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.

Harvard Longwood Campus

Bobby Wesley is an up and coming guitarist, songwriter and vocalist from Detroit, now based in Boston. His compositions are a timeless mixture of contemporary jazz and neo-soul. He is in the process of recording his debut album.

Admission: Free

Chris Geller's Senior Recital

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Chris Geller celebrates his time at Berklee by bringing a bunch of his friends on stage to play selections from all the genres he's played in the past three years, ranging from jazz to surf rock.

Admission: Free

Adam Halliday and the Blue Stuff

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

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

A showcase of vocalist Adam Halliday's original music, both solo and with his band, the Blue Stuff. The concert will cover a wide range of musical influences, from rock to hip-hop to alternative.

Admission: Free

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