Friday / August 8, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.Greenway Boston
Formed in Boston by guitarist and singer-songwriter Kyle Thornton, this eight-piece soul and R&B group spreads love and positivity through music. With catchy, inspirational lyrics, grooving rhythms, and soul, Kyle Thornton & The Company make it hard not to move in your seat, let alone get up and dance.
Friday / August 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Singer Virginia McMahon presents a concert of original songs and classics.
Friday / August 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Gihae Lee presents her senior recital.
Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.Georges Island
Damn Tall Buildings, El Feeling, and ChoroBop perform roots music from all over the U.S., Colombia, and Brazil.
Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.Carson Beach
Grey Season electrifies living room music, fixing harmonies atop folk-influenced rock 'n' roll.
Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
BIRN Alive! Presents: Tony Brown
Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.Derby Square, Salem
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer performing Salem Jazz and Soul Festival / Berklee Summer Series.
Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Giorgi Mikadze and his group will perform both original and famous pop tune arrangements mixed with different genres, such as Georgian folk, jazz, and fusion.
Saturday / August 9, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.Cafe 939
With an anything-goes approach, the Rosebuds invariably stay true to a melody-centric musicality driven by a singular chemistry, delicately crafted songwriting, and untamable excitement about the possibilities in making art. Jesse Marchant is a singer-songwriter known for his sparse yet rich and complete sound.Buy Tickets
Sunday / August 10, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.The Street
Fate & the Family Band is a Boston based blues/rock band with fresh tunes, dance moves, and an inviting vibe. Fate & The Family Band is a Boston based blues/rock band with some serious soul. With influences ranging from Derek Trucks and Grace Potter to Willie Nelson and the Band, Fate and The Family Band takes old school sounds and puts a new coat of paint on them.
Sunday / August 10, 2014 / 2:45 p.m.Litchfield Jazz Festival
Thinkin' Big is an 18-piece big band formed in October of 2010 by Jonah Francese. Its goal has always been to play original student charts.Buy Tickets
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.Brewer Plaza
Daniel Pugh grew up in Syracuse, New York, and has been playing piano since the age of 5. He started playing jazz around age 13 and has since fallen in love with the style.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.Cafe 939
Drum set principal William Baker will be playing original songs with his indie-rock band Woven Woods.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Voice Department faculty member Janie Barnett presents the final performance of the Advanced Pop Rock Country Ensemble.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
The bassist Alex Dyring will play original hip-hop and Latin jazz compositions, with special guest poets Utril "U.T." Rhaburn and Will Lynch. Accompanying Alex will be Aaron Lawson on drums, Jens Sweeting on keyboard, Cosimo Boni on trumpet, Clay Lyons on alto sax, Rhaburn on tenor sax, and Carley Cusack on flute.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.Regattabar Courtyard Series
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer whose second album, Close Your Eyes, won the ARIA award for Best Jazz Album in 2012.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Judy Shin presents her senior recital with originals and covers.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Bassist Inchul Baek leads his jazz quartet in a performance of original music and popular standards.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.Berklee Performance Center
This performance features a variety of special Five-Week vocal ensembles, including the Balkan/Middle Eastern Ensemble, the Five-Week Chorus, the Five-Week Musical Theater Showcase and Ensemble, and the Five-Week Singers Showcase.
Admission: Free; space is limited and admission is not guaranteed.
Monday / August 11, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.Berklee Dining Hall
Guitarist Camilo Gomez and his band, El Feeling, will give a performance of Colombian dance music.