Berklee Performance Center

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E.g., 2018-11-21

Godspell: The Musical

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Godspell is the first major musical theater hit from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, and Children of Eden). Loosely based around the Gospel of St. Matthew, the show follows a company of individuals who unite to become a community through teachings of love, kindness, and acceptance.

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

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Godspell: The Musical

Thursday / November 29, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Godspell is the first major musical theater hit from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, and Children of Eden). Loosely based around the Gospel of St. Matthew, the show follows a company of individuals who unite to become a community through teachings of love, kindness, and acceptance.

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

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An Evening with the Julian Lage Trio

Friday / November 30, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The New Yorker says that Julian Lage is of the “highest category of improvising musicians, those who can enact thoughts and impulses as they receive them.”

Admission: $35 / $45 / $55

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Berklee China-U.S. Music Concert Featuring Tia Ray

Sunday / December 2, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In a celebration that bridges the Chinese and American music industries, Tia Ray and Berklee College of Music talent from different countries will perform Chinese and English songs in mixed styles, including soul, pop, R&B, funk, and jazz.

Admission: $18

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Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, Directed by Greg Hopkins

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, directed by Greg Hopkins, plays world premieres of original jazz compositions by the best writers on campus.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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A John Waters Christmas

Thursday / December 6, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Like a damaged St. Nick for the Christmas corrupted, the legendary John Waters hitchhikes into town with a bag full of sticks and stones for the devoted and the damned, spreading yuletide with his critically acclaimed one-man show A John Waters Christmas.

Admission: $30 / $45 / $60 / $125 in advance / $35 / $50 / $65 / $130 day of show

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Soweto Gospel Choir: Songs of the Free

Friday / December 7, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The spectacular and vibrant Soweto Gospel Choir, winners of two Grammy Awards, returns to Boston with Songs of the Free, a special program celebrating the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela.

Admission: $47 / $57 / $67

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Esperanza Spalding

Saturday / December 8, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Esperanza Spalding is typically referred to as a bassist, vocalist, and composer. However, like most organisms growing in response to their environments, Spalding is emerging into something she does not yet understand, nor can she clarify through reference or language.

Admission: $35 / $55 / $75

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Singers Showcase: Retro-Future—Icons of the ’80s

Thursday / December 13, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Go “back to the future” with a mash-up of 1980s-style synth pop and the feel-good synth wave of EDM for a night of songs you forgot you knew by heart. The showcase features an eclectic mix of Berklee’s top student vocalists and vocal groups, with an electrifying array of instrumentalists and dancers. 

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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CANCELED: Kailash Kher Meets Berklee

Saturday / December 15, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds.
Kailash Kher will perform with the Berklee Indian Ensemble, bringing magic to the stage with a spirited and uplifting performance.

Admission: $50 / $75 / $100 / $150

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Berklee Indian Ensemble: Untold Stories

Saturday / December 15, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Melding Indian music in all its forms with spoken word, poetry, and visuals, the Berklee Indian Ensemble brings together unheard voices to tell their stories.

Admission: $10 / $20 / $30

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Charles Lloyd & the Marvels and Lucinda Williams

Sunday / December 16, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In November 2016, Charles Lloyd & the Marvels recorded a powerful version of Bob Dylan’s Masters of War with singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams. The success of that single led to this unique collaboration and tour, which includes guitarist Bill Frisell, pedal steel guitarist Greg Leisz, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Eric Harland.

Admission: $45 / $55 / $65

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Berklee Symphonic Winds: American Legends

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Symphonic Winds present a performance of contemporary American music for wind ensemble, featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein and a commemorative tribute to the life of John F. Kennedy.

Admission: Free

The Oh Hellos with Special Guest the Family Crest

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Oh Hellos stage Christmas Extravaganza, a unique holiday event that mixes the band’s critically acclaimed live show with music from The Oh Hellos Family Christmas Album, as well as additional carols, bad jokes, singalongs, dancing, revelry, and all the holiday cheer you can squeeze onto one stage.

Admission: $20 / $35 / $45

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Paris Combo

Saturday / January 19, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

A jazzy, sexy twist on the chanson tradition, Paris Combo is an irresistible affair loaded with attitude and charm.

Admission: $28 / $32 / $37 / $48

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Shiri Maimon and Her Band

Sunday / January 20, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Shiri Maimon is one of Israel’s most acclaimed singers and actresses.

Admission: $35 / $45 / $55 / $65 / $75 / $85 / $100

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Lizz Wright and Lean on Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

Friday / January 25, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Lizz Wright is one of the most respected jazz and popular singers of her generation. New York City–based vocalist José James is often referred to as a jazz singer for the hip-hop generation.

Admission: $45 / $55 / $65

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Aref

Saturday / February 2, 2019 / 10:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for an unforgettable night as Iranian music legend Aref performs favorite old tunes and newly released songs.

Admission: $49 / $59 / $69 / $150

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Farruquito

Saturday / March 2, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Regarded as one of the most faithful representatives of flamenco puro, Farruquito performs intimate, authentic, and visceral flamenco. For this new program, he will be accompanied by three singers, five musicians, and two guest dancers.

Admission: $40 / $52 / $65 / $79

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Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, Featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant and Christian Sands

Sunday / March 17, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Pianist and musical director Christian Sands celebrates this 60-year tradition with a stunning lineup of saxophonist Melissa Aldana, trumpeter Bria Skonberg, bassist Yasushi Nakamura, drummer Jamison Ross, and featured vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant.

Admission: $45 / $55 / $65

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