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. 

 

Oleta Adams

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Scullers Jazz Club

Since her 1990 debut album went platinum, the Grammy-nominated Oleta Adams, a pianist and vocalist in genres including gospel, jazz, R&B, soul, and pop, has garnered worldwide acclaim and sold more than 2.5 million albums.

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Oleta Adams

Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Scullers Jazz Club

Since her 1990 debut album went platinum, the Grammy-nominated Oleta Adams, a pianist and vocalist in genres including gospel, jazz, R&B, soul, and pop, has garnered worldwide acclaim and sold more than 2.5 million albums.

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Snarky Puppy / Kneebody

Sunday / September 28, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The once Texan, now New York-based Grammy Award-winning quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from a best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. Although still underground in many respects, the band has earned high praise from critical stalwarts like the BBC, Village Voice, Guardian, and Boston Herald, and has performed at some of the best venues and festivals in Asia, Europe, Australia, and North America.

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Norm Zocher's Electric Strings Quartet

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Norm Zocher’s Electric Strings Quartet will perform excerpts from Rock Ethic and other original compositions, arranged for the unique instrumentation of this ensemble.

Admission: Free

The John Funkhouser Quintet featuring Aubrey Johnson

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The John Funkhouser Quintet is a band of musicians without borders. Its influences range as widely as Woody Guthrie, Thelonious Monk, Frank Zappa, Frederic Chopin, and Ravi Shankar. This concert will include special guest vocalist Aubrey Johnson.
 

Admission: Free

BOOM: Open Mic for Berklee Songwriters

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Calling all Berklee songwriters! This monthly open mic is your chance to share some of your best work.

Admission: Free

Laszlo Gardony All-Star Sextet

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Featuring some of Boston’s jazz royalty, distinguished Berklee and Harvard faculty, this group performs originals and imaginative arrangements of jazz standards and traditional folk music.

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Lacroix: Electronic Duo

Monday / September 29, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Multi-instrumentalist and producer Daniel Gonzalez and live-looping guitarist Hector Hellion join forces to create a new way of music performance. This show will feature an eclectic electronic set with live loop improvisation.

Admission: Free

Jarabe De Palo

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Latin Grammy winners Jarabe De Palo will perform an acoustic set of all of their major hits, such as La Flaca, Agua, Dejame Vivir, and many more.

Admission: Free

Lincoln Goines: Future Spiritual

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty member and bassist Lincoln Goines presents new arrangements and original music for the 21st century.

Admission: Free

Leo Blanco / Jason Anick and Jason Yeager

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and improvisation. Next, Berklee instructors Jason Anick and Jason Yeager present a dynamic program of modern jazz infused with classical, rock, Latin, bluegrass, and other influences.

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Barcelona/ Bel Heir

Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Barcelona is a band from Seattle. Its sound is harmonious and piano-based with elements of rock.

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Hana: Eternal

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Singer-songwriter Hanna Nilsson, a.k.a. "Hana," and band perform a set of original songs incorporating myths, symbolism, and theology. 

Admission: Free

The 98 Project

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The 98 Project is a sextet of Berklee students playing original tunes and arrangements of jazz repertoire.

Admission: Free

Joe Musella: Steely Dan Tribute

Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty Guitarist Joe Musella and his band play Steely Dan's classic Aja album.

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Flamenco Influences

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

After a yearlong study of different flamenco styles, pianist and Berklee faculty member Nando Michelin will share the influences that he has found as a result.

Admission: Free

Penelope Santana Group

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Dominican jazz guitarist Penelope Santana will present an evening of original compositions and standards with her band.

Admission: Free

Video Game Orchestra: Live in Boston 2014

Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Video Game Orchestra invites you to rock out to video game music in the group's signature "rockestral" style, which features a rock band, orchestra, and choir.

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Christian Conti Collective

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Christian Conti Collective features original eclectic music by trumpeter Christian Conti.

Admission: Free

Funny Girl

Friday / October 3, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

An afternoon at the theater with numbers from musicals that are all about comedy! Hosted by two improv emcees, this hour of hilarious will feature many wonderful singers, musicians, and a variety of tunes.

Admission: Free

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