Multi-award winning band Clannad fuses elements of traditional Irish music with more contemporary folk, new age, and rock, creating a unique and ethereal sound that combines haunting melodies and mesmerizing vocals.
Grammy winner and Guitar World Hall of Famer John Petrucci brings his solo instrumental guitar performance on tour for the very first time, featuring former Dream Theater bandmate Mike Portnoy on drums and the legendary Dave LaRue on bass.
Steven Feifke (pianist, composer, arranger/orchestator, and conductor) and Bijon Watson (lead trumpet) have joined forces to bring together a big band featuring some of the most well-known names in all of jazz, including Kurt Elling, Sean Jones, John Fedchock, and more.
Resident composers and Berklee faculty members Darrell Katz, Bob Pilkington, Dave Harris, and Mimi Rabson present modern jazz and fusion compositions played by a 22-piece jazz orchestra comprised of top-level performers in the Boston area.
In this Signature Series concert, NEA Jazz Master and Berklee honorary doctorate recipient Kenny Barron will be featured with a Berklee string orchestra, performing Barron’s original music as arranged by Piano Department Professor Eric Gould.
Arooj Aftab’s distinctive musical dialect draws on jazz, minimalism, Hindustani classical music, and neo-Sufi sounds. In 2022, she became the first Pakistani artist to win a Grammy when she won the Best Global Music Performance award.
This concert features music from the legendary 1970 tour of Joe Cocker and Leon Russell, The Mad Dogs and Englishmen, performed by Berklee students and recent Berklee alumni who participated in this ensemble class over a period of four semesters.
One of the greatest artists of our generation, Turkish pianist and composer Fazıl Say, performs with a rising star, Turkish cellist Jamal Aliyev, in a limited U.S. tour that will dazzle you with artistry in a night to remember.
The Signature Series at Berklee presents the 14th Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival: The Tigran Hamasyan Trio Meets Pletenitsa. The concert will feature Hamasyan’s new project, StandArt, as well as a collaboration with the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir, which will premiere material arranged by Hamasyan.
Experience Berklee’s first ever headphones-based concert, as performers from the popular YouTube series “Two Track” take the stage for one night only. More than a dozen Berklee acts will perform original material and covers, captured with the intimate one-microphone recording approach that “Two Track” audiences have come to know and love.
The 8-Bit Big Bandis a Grammy-winning, genre-bending jazz orchestra formed around the love of video games, their associated soundtracks, and the musical desire to explore and expand an ever-growing contemporary body of music which the group has lovingly dubbed “The Great Video Game Songbook.”
$30 / $40 / $50 / $60 / $90 (VIP) + 15% off for students
NPRMusic’s Mountain Stage radio show—produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting—comes to the Berklee Performance Center with a star-studded showcase celebrating the talented women of the Americana, folk, and bluegrass traditions.
Join an outstanding global cast of Berklee students for a unique musical experience celebrating the prolific career of singer-songwriter, bassist, activist, actor, and philanthropist Sting ’94H and his diverse and brilliantly crafted body of work as solo artist and principal songwriter in the Police, one of the most sonically distinctive, dynamic, and bestselling rock bands of all time.
In this Signature Series concert, students from the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, directed by Edmar Colón, will perform “new standards” from the institute’s book of lead sheets, as well as original compositions.
Kick off the holiday season as DCappella takes you through a musical journey featuring all of your favorite holiday songs, plus Disney’s greatest hits from Encanto, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and much more.
Another Tequila Sunrise, America's premier tribute to the Eagles, presents an evening of Eagles music that encompasses the classics and deep cuts from the Eagles’ studio collection, as well as the biggest hits from the solo careers of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, and Joe Walsh.
$35 / $45 / $53 (20% off for first responders / 15% off for seniors and union members)
Branford Marsalis, with his longtime quartet, brings a kaleidoscope of moods and perspectives to a program that will include selections from their latest album, The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul.
Jazz supergroup Artemis makes its Celebrity Series debut with an unforgettable, unique performance. Hailing from the U.S., Canada, and Japan, six of the top-charting female jazz musicians come together as one, giving audiences high-wire interplay infused with pure joy.
Brilliant pianist, composer, and multimedia artist Jason Moran turns his boundless creativity and curiosity into a celebration of the life of often-overlooked African American musical pioneer James Reese Europe, credited with introducing jazz music to the European continent during World War I.
Outstanding activist, educator, and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and her band Social Science appear on the Celebrity Series this season, two years after earning a Grammy nomination for their album, Waiting Game.
Paying tribute to the iconic singer, the Cesária Évora Orchestra features the wildly talented musicians who regularly accompanied her, along with famed Cabo Verdean singers Lucibela, Elida Almeida, Nancy Viera, and Teófilo Chantre.
Three masterful genre-benders—Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer—come together once again to blur geographic borders and musical boundaries for an exuberantly virtuosic and exciting evening of music.