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. 

 

Felipe Guzmàn Group

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Felipe Guzmàn Group returns to Berklee with a performance reflecting on learning, understanding, and the merging of cultures that can influence a musician. The group will blend South American fusion, Afro-Cuban jazz, hip-hop, R&B, and timba to shape this concert.

Admission: Free

Jae Seok Jang: The Blue Night

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Jae Seok Jang presents an evening of blues, R&B, and soul.

Admission: Free

Halloween Storytellers

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Now in its 18th year, Storytellers features Berklee singers and singer-songwriters in an intimate concert performance. Since the concert falls on the night before Halloween, expect spooky songs, ghoulish giggles, and devilish delights.

Admission: Free

Giulia Malaspina in Musica

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Pianist and composer Giulia Malaspina presents an afternoon of original tunes and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Lyle Williams and the Space Congress

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Lyle Williams and the Space Congress is composed of musicians who have a passion for exploring the depths of improvised and experimental music. They will present a recital of mainly jazz, but will incorporate hip-hop and electronica elements.

Admission: Free

Tessanne Chin / Kristen Merlin

Friday / October 31, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Tessanne Chin is the fresh soulful voice of a new generation of Jamaican musical talent. Kristen Merlin will also perform. 

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Larkin Poe / Benjamin Cartel

Saturday / November 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Atlanta-based sisters Larkin Poe will perform in support of a debut full-length album, Kin, on Restoration Hardware's RH Music label. Benjamin Cartel will also perform. 

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Patrick Bruel

Sunday / November 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Patrick Bruel is a French actor and who has sold millions of albums over the course of his versatile career.

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Alex Layton Live

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist Alex Layton will present an afternoon of acoustic rock, blues, and music in the singer-songwriter style.

Admission: Free

Experience Part 2: Music of the Jazz Contemporaries

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Calvin Limuel is an Indonesian-born jazz pianist and composer. As a follow-up to his first recital, Calvin will present an afternoon of contemporary jazz covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Keeping It Real

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In classical music, much as in jazz, the composer has been the performer, creating the works and bringing them to life. Continuing in that tradition, this concert presents works by performing composers and works specifically composed for this recital by the performers, as well as contemporary works by Leonard Bernstein and others. Faculty clarinetist Jeri Sykes and pianist David McGrory are featured.

Admission: Free

Linnéa's Playground

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The playground is back for more adventures: Vocalist Linnéa Lundgren presents a performance of jazz standards and originals.

Admission: Free

D Mo's Family Reunion

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The annual D Mo's Family Reunion will celebrate the magic of music, and the newest recipient of the Wes Wehmiller Scholarship Award will be introduced.

Admission: Free

The Voice of Mali

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Voice of Mali (or, Mali Kan) is a stunning display of traditional Malian music and dance.

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Jinhee Yoon's Senior Recital

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Jinhee Yoon presents her senior recital at Berklee, featuring her favorite standards and a selection of her original tunes.

Admission: Free

Tommaso Gambini Band

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist and film scoring major Tommaso Gambini and band perform originals and covers.

Admission: Free

ShaDynasty by Thomson Knoles

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Pianist Thomson Knoles presents a mixture of modern jazz, original compositions, and funk.

Admission: Free

Maggie Scott's Vocal Jazz Series

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Jazz vocalists studying with Voice Professor Maggie Scott will perform standards accompanied by a jazz trio. Singers will perform songs from the Great American Songbook as well as Latin composers.

Admission: Free

An Evening with Preston Reed and Special Guest Usman Riaz

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Preston Reed's audacious re-invention of acoustic guitar playing has influenced a generation of young guitarists, including Pakistani multi-instrumental composer Usman Riaz. They will be reunited for one night only for the first time since their hit performance at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

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Max Brandenburg

Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

In his first caf show at Berklee, singer-songwriter Max Brandenburg and his band will perform unique originals in the style of jazz influenced by pop and R&B. 

Admission: Free

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