Events

E.g., 2014-07-28
E.g., 2014-07-28

Guilherme Abud

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
Guilherme Abud, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, started playing guitar when he was 16, and was soon influenced by the Joao Gilberto bossa nova style. He started performing in bars and restaurants with singers; at the same time he attended college. When he graduated in 2009 he was accepted in the Souza Lima Conservatory, where he started his formal music studies.
Admission: Free

Edwin Pabon

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Mozart Park
Salsa comes to Jamaica Plain with an evening of free music and dancing.
Admission: Free

Five-Week Showcase

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
This concert will feature a variety of students from the Five-Week Summer Performance Program performing groups, including Motown, Country, Tower of Power, and Rock workshop ensembles as well as three groups featuring the winners of the Five-Week Instrumental Showcase.
Admission: Free; space is limited and admission is not guaranteed.

Daniel Pugh

Friday / August 15, 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.  
Admission: Free

Gabriela Lencka

Friday / August 15, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Singer-songwriter and violinist Gabriela Lencka showcases songs from her newest recording, Let It Breathe. Her music blends electronic, soul, and world music influences.
Admission: Free

dmGida

Friday / August 15, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Greenway Boston
dmGida, a.k.a. Nick Aponte, is an electronic music producer based in Boston. His style can be described through influences such as Chelsea Wolfe, S.Maharba, Forest Swords, and Samiyam, to name a few.  
Admission: Free

Fate & the Family Band

Saturday / August 16, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Carson Beach
Fate & the Family Band is a Boston based blues/rock band with fresh tunes, dance moves, and an inviting vibe. 
Admission: FREE

Laney Jones

Sunday / August 17, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, Laney Jones artfully spins tall tales of love and adventure in the swamplands.
Admission: Free

Maria Rowinska

Sunday / August 17, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Maria Rowinska's introduction to bossa nova began a young age, by listening to Elis & Tom with her father. Her desire to learn bossa expanded to samba, choro, and other Brazilian styles. 
Admission: FREE

Oliver Monaco Group

Sunday / August 17, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Oliver Monaco's fluid style, personally and professionally, is his hallmark. Yet he knows that that kind of magic is created by preparing detail by detail, practice session by practice session. 
Admission: Free

Frotations

Sunday / August 17, 2014 / 3:45 p.m.
Salem Jazz and Soul Festival
The Frotations was forged in 2011 by singer-songwriter Chris Kazarian and bass player Pedro Ribiero (Pedro Zappa). The band headlined the HarborArts Festival in September 2013 and filled Boston’s Middle East Corner to capacity at its EP release show. The Frotations are a concrete blend of neo-soul and rock and roll with a little drop of hip-hop. 
Admission: Free

Alissia and the Funketeers

Sunday / August 17, 2014 / 5:45 p.m.
Salem Jazz and Soul Festival
Hailing from Geneva, Switzerland, bassist and composer Alissia Benveniste has been enjoying the success of her original funk tune “Let It Out” with her band, the Funketeers. A YouTube phenomenon, a video of the song has garnered nearly 300,000 views in four months.   
Admission: Free

Witness Matlou

Monday / August 18, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, pianist Witness Matlou is studying at Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. He's also studying in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, founded by Grammy-winning pianist and composer Danilo Perez. 
Admission: Free

Witness Matlou

Tuesday / August 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, pianist Witness Matlou is studying at Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. He's also studying in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, founded by Grammy-winning pianist and composer Danilo Perez.  
Admission: Free

Lady Rogo

Tuesday / August 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
Lady Rogo is an award winning songwriter and instrumentalist from New England. Influenced by country blues and American roots, she crosses an old genre with a young fire and is recording her debut album.
Admission: Free

Enrollment Division Presents: Enrollment Insights at Lunchtime

Wednesday / August 20, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The enrollment division will be hosting a monthly presentation at lunchtime for the entire division, with a different topic each time. Topics to be announced.
Admission: Free

Witness Matlou

Wednesday / August 20, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, pianist Witness Matlou is studying at Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. He's also studying in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, founded by Grammy-winning pianist and composer Danilo Perez.  
Admission: Free

Lesser Animals

Wednesday / August 20, 2014 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
Lesser Animals is a Boston-based band with James Sanderson and Noel Friesen on vocals and guitar, Mike Kerr on guitar, Myles Davis on piano and woodwinds, Charlie Porter on bass, and Roland Greco on drums.   
Admission: Free

Witness Matlou

Thursday / August 21, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, pianist Witness Matlou is studying at Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. He's also studying in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, founded by Grammy-winning pianist and composer Danilo Perez.  
Admission: Free

Lady Rogo

Thursday / August 21, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
Lady Rogo is an award winning songwriter and instrumentalist from New England. Influenced by country blues and American roots, she crosses an old genre with a young fire and is recording her debut album. 
Admission: Free

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