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August 9, 2010

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August 9

Nadia Washington Quartet

Regattabar

Five-Week Vocal Night

BPC

August 10

Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert

BPC

August 11

Folk Arts Quartet

Harvard Longwood Campus

Five-Week Blowout: Final Ensemble Performances

BPC

August 12

Tubby Love

Kendall Square & ICA

Tony Brown / Swati & Liadian Clancy / Danielle Ponder

Cafe 939

Five-Week Instrumental Showcase

BPC

August 14

Ben Powell Quartet

Derby Square, Salem

August 15

Folk Arts Quartet

Spectacle Island

August 16

Annette Philip Group

Regattabar

August 18

Tubby Love

Harvard Longwood Campus

August 19

Eric Robertson and the Boston Boys

Kendall Square & ICA

August 21

Elise Hayes / Black Kettle / Julia Easterlin

Georges Island

Dopapod

Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

August 23

Christian Li Trio

Regattabar

August 25

Kelly Bartley and Up Yonder

Harvard Longwood Campus

Jaci and Those Guys Battle It Out at Five-Week

Seeing Jaci Butler's charisma as she performs, one would never guess that the singer is only 14 years old. In fact, none of the members of the band Jaci and Those Guys are old enough to vote. They're at Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program after winning Berklee and Sonicbids' Battle for Five-Week. Read more about the band's experiences at Berklee and watch video of their performance at Cafe 939.

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The Folk Arts Quartet, which combines traditional fiddle styles with a foundation in the classical string quartet, will bring their "chambergrass" to two August shows that are part of Berklee's 2010 Summer Concert Series. The latest Sounds of Berklee podcast features the FAQ's "Mick's Knitted Triplets."

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The J Dilla Ensemble Builds a Bridge to Brooklyn

A nine-member Berklee group travels to NYC to perform the music of hip-hop legend J Dilla.

Tuneful Tweens

After years of demand, the college has reached out to the 12- to 14-year-old crowd with a summer program just for them.

Berklee Riffs: Kelly Bartley Alfresco

Student Kelly Bartley performs in the Pru courtyard as part of Berklee's Summer Concert Series.

Berklee Launches Program for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

With the success of a pilot effort this summer, Berklee will make a program for blind and visually impaired students part of the curriculum this fall.

17th Annual Berklee City Music Festival and Scholarship Concert
This exciting annual concert will reveal the winners of full-tuition scholarships to Berklee.

Felix Peikli Quintet to Play Oslo Jazz Festival, August 20

The student group will also perform at Oslo's U.S. and Japan embassies, as well as TV 2 Norway.

Berklee Press Reissues Richard Davis's Complete Guide to Film Scoring
The second edition includes new information about finding work in the industry, plus additional interviews with composers Harry Gregson-Williams and Marc Shaiman.

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All concerts take place at the Berklee Performance Center. Tickets for the following shows go on sale August 10 at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster.

Hugh Masekela, October 15

Buika, October 23

Djavan, October 31

AfroCubism, November 7

Mary Black, November 13

Angelita Vargas and Jairo Barrull, November 19

Pepe Torres, November 21

Blind Boys of Alabama, December 11

Tickets for the entire BPC fall 2010 concert season go on sale August 20 at the BPC box office and through Ticketmaster, including Berklee Signature series events listed below.

Ron Carter with the Berklee World Strings, October 14

Jorge Drexler Meets Berklee, November 18

Singers Showcase: The Other Side of Abbey Road, December 2


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