Berklee Performance Center

E.g., 2018-08-14
E.g., 2018-08-14

Guitar Sessions Clinic: Robert Godin

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Robert Godin of Godin Guitars presents a clinic on instrument making and demonstrates new models of his guitars as part of the Guitar Sessions summer program.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Perlak/Tronzo Duo

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Perlak/Tronzo Duo bridges the worlds of classical and modern improvised music. The repertoire of Kim Perlak and David Tronzo, both faculty in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, consists of co-composed works that draw on new ideas and elements of their traditions.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Berta Rojas

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Berta Rojas, who ranks among today’s foremost classical guitarists, will perform a selection of Latin American classical guitar music featuring works from composers such as Manuel María Ponce, Agustín Barrios, Edín Solís, and Quique Sinesi.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Guitar Sessions Clinic: Guy Van Duser

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guy Van Duser, a legendary fingerstyle guitarist, is joined by faculty members Larry Baione on rhythm guitar, Bob Winter on piano, Bruno Raberg on acoustic bass, and Jon Hazilla on drums, working as a typical Nashville session band of the 1950s and ’60s.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Art of the Jam with Wayne Krantz

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitarist Wayne Krantz and his group host the Art of the Jam, a Guitar Sessions visiting artist clinic.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Wayne Krantz

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitarist Wayne Krantz and his group perform as part of Berklee Guitar Sessions.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Jazz Duo Concert: Larry Baione and Jesse Williams

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Faculty guitarist Larry Baione and bassist Jesse Williams present a jazz duo concert as part of Guitar Sessions.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: German Schauss—The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss presents a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Julien Kasper

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Julien Kasper has released three critically acclaimed albums of original music and has performed extensively in the United States and abroad as a leader and sideman. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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African Comedy Show

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Don't miss this African stand-up comedy show featuring Waganda and Wakenya comedians Anne Kansiime; Michael Omuka, a.k.a. Smart Joker; and "2mbili" Dankan Onyango.

Admission: $40 / $50 / $60

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Diogo Nogueira

Sunday / September 9, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

One of the most popular samba singers in Brazil, Diogo Nogueira is a singer, composer, instrumentalist, and actor.

Admission: $30 / $37 / $48 / $58

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Broadway Princess Party

Friday / September 14, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess with Broadway’s original Cinderella, Belle, and Jasmine.

Admission: $47 / $67 / $152 (VIP)

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Welcome to Night Vale with Musical Guest Mal

Sunday / September 23, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Welcome to Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.

Admission: $27.50 / $32.50

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Led Zeppelin I and IV: 50th Anniversary Tribute Celebration

Wednesday / October 3, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Joe Musella and his band play the first and fourth Led Zeppelin albums in their entirety in celebration of the band’s formation 50 years ago.

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

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Jazz Composers Alliance: The Bleeding Edge for Jazz Orchestra

Thursday / October 4, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Jazz Composers Alliance (JCA) presents compositions for large ensemble, performed by the 21-piece JCA Orchestra.

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

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Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble

Thursday / October 11, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Max Richter is joined by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), New York’s “contemporary new music dynamos,” according to NPR. With Richter on keyboards and electronics and the ACME in quintet form, the ensemble will perform music from Richter’s 2010 release Infra and the HBO series The Leftovers.

Admission: $35 / $45 / $55

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Buika

Friday / October 12, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

One of the most distinctive and expressive voices in popular music, Buika is a spellbinding performer with a powerhouse voice.

Admission: $30 / $37 / $48 / $58

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French Film Music Live

Tuesday / October 16, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

French Film Music Live will pay tribute to and feature the great composers—past and present—of francophone cinema, as well as international francophone composers.

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

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Berklee A Cappella Showcase

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

This concert will feature all five of the premier a cappella groups at Berklee College of Music: the CharlieChords, On the Vox, Pitch Slapped, Treble Threat, and Upper Structure.

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

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The Hot Sardines

Saturday / October 20, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Hot Sardines effortlessly channels New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz halls to transform songs from past eras into pop music for the current century.

Admission: $30 / $37 / $48 / $58

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Sights and Sounds


Sofei Rei performs "De Tierra Oro" at the Berklee Performance Center.

Tickwanya Jones performs "Piano in the Dark" at the Berklee Performance Center.

The Pletenitsa Balkan Choir, featuring the Ludo Mlado Folk Dance Ensemble, perform "Padna Magla Dilber" and "Marko Kove" at the BPC.