Full Calendar of Events at the Berklee Performance Center

 

Event Dates
Friday / February 3, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Janet Jackson Experience is curated by Jackson's drummer of 25 years, John "Lil' John" Roberts—now a Berklee professor. Berklee students will perform the hit music of Janet Jackson, along with a stellar six-piece band and dancers. 

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Celebrity Series Presents
Event Dates
Saturday / February 4, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

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.

Admission
$29 / $39 / $49 / $55 / $65 / $70
Event Dates
Tuesday / February 7, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Tapped In! is a vivacious showcase of tap dance, rhythm, music, jazz, and community, hosted by The T, Boston Conservatory and Berklee’s brand new, student-run and choreographed tap club.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Thursday / February 9, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

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

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Wednesday / February 15, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee’s International Folk Festival, directed by Christiane Karam and Vessela Stoyanova, brings together the college’s diverse community for a performance featuring various traditional musical cultures from around the world.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Thursday / February 16, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This concert will celebrate the life and work of Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis (1925-2021).

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Celebrity Series Presents
Event Dates
Friday / February 17, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

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.

Admission
$29 / $39 / $49 / $55 / $65 / $70
Event Dates
Tuesday / February 21, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Moods of Her presents Tales of Sonic Stories, featuring music from Shirazette Tinnin’s latest album with Sonic WallPaper, The Cards That Life Can Deal, as well as music that is yet to be released. You don't have to be a woman to enjoy Moods of Her, a human rights activist group led by Tinnin.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Signature Series Presents
Event Dates
Thursday / February 23, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Through historical stories from the birthplace and blending of diverse musical traditions in New Orleans, Gumbo Stories presents a range of music from second line to congregational to jazz and bounce.

Admission
$15-20 in advance / $20-25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free-$5 in advance / $5-10 day of show
Presented By
Global Arts Live
Event Dates
Saturday / February 25, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

After gaining international fame for reviving classic Cuban music, tres master Juan de Marcos has turned the Afro-Cuban All Stars into a sensational showcase for Cuba’s most prodigious young musicians.

Admission
$30 / $38 / $48 / $58
Event Dates
Sunday / February 26, 2023 / 6:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Join the Hamilton-Garrett Center for Music & Arts (HGMA) for their annual concert fundraiser, Make Them Hear You, with honoree Patrice Rushen and performances by Take 6, the HGMA Youth Choir, the HGMA Drumline, and more. 

Admission
$32.50 / $42.50 / $52.50 / $100 / $250 VIP (15% off for students and seniors)
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
15% off
Presented By
Global Arts Live
Event Dates
Saturday / March 4, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Hot Sardines effortlessly channel New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz halls to transform songs from past eras into music for the 21st century.

Admission
$30 / $38 / $48 / $58
Event Dates
Monday / March 6, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Resident composers (and Berklee faculty members) Darrell Katz, Bob Pilkington, Dave Harris, and Mimi Rabson will present modern jazz and fusion compositions played by a 22- piece jazz orchestra comprised of top-level performers in the Boston area. 

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Wednesday / March 8, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Now in its 12th year, this annual concert celebrating the Chinese New Year will include Chinese hit music from various genres, as well as dance and other live performances showcasing Chinese culture. 

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Rogue Virtue
Event Dates
Saturday / March 11, 2023 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Come experience one of the most celebrated faces of modern Arabic music. Hamza Namira will perform an outstanding concert featuring many of his greatest hits.

Admission
$30 / $40 / $50 / $60 / $100 (20% off for children age 0-12)
Event Dates
Tuesday / March 14, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Ídolos Latinos is an annual concert to showcase and honor prominent Latin American artists, during which each Berklee student performer will represent at least one idol.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Wednesday / March 15, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The 28th Annual Write of Spring concert will feature compositions and arrangements by the jazz composition faculty performed by a faculty ensemble.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Thursday / March 16, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee’s first-ever Business of Latin Music Symposium, presented by the Music Business/Management Department, is a celebration of one of the most popular genres of music in the world.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Celebrity Series Presents
Event Dates
Friday / March 24, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

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.

Admission
$29 / $39 / $49 / $59 / $65 / $75
Presented By
Global Arts Live
Event Dates
Saturday / March 25, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

A thrilling all-male percussive dance group from Argentina, Malevo specializes in malambo, a traditional Argentine folk dance, and merges it with urban percussion and other dance styles.

Admission
$37 / $48 / $58 / $65
Presented By
Varsity Vocals
Event Dates
Sunday / March 26, 2023 / 3:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella will feature the top two placing groups from each Northeast Quarterfinal. 

Admission
$25 / $30 / $35 / $40
Event Dates
Tuesday / March 28, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This concert features music written by Contemporary Writing and Production students at Berklee.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Friday / March 31, 2023 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee’s Career Jam culminates in the first-ever Career Jam Award Show, highlighting talent from all career communities and a broad spectrum of majors.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
The Cabot Presents
Event Dates
Friday / April 7, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Monterey Jazz Festival sextet is fronted by Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling on vocals and features Lakecia Benjamin on alto saxophone, Yasushi Nakamura on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums. Christian Sands, on piano, acts as music director. 

Admission
$49.50 / $59.50 / $69.50
Presented By
Global Arts Live
Event Dates
Saturday / April 8, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

With virtuosity, strength, spirit, and sheer endurance, Yamato displays its breathtaking performance on more than 20 drums as well as with bronze cymbals, vocals, and bamboo flutes. 

Admission
$37 / $48 / $58 / $65
Event Dates
Friday / April 14, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Miley Cyrus Ensemble is a production showcasing the contrasting layers and intricate components of Miley Cyrus’ life through music.

Admission
$15-20 in advance / $20-25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$10 in advance / $5-25 day of show
Event Dates
Saturday / April 15, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Miley Cyrus Ensemble is a production showcasing the contrasting layers and intricate components of Miley Cyrus’ life through music.

Admission
$15-20 in advance / $20-25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$10 in advance / $5-25 day of show
Event Dates
Thursday / April 20, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Each semester, more than 120 voice students audition for the opportunity to be cast in Singers Night, one of the Voice Department’s premier shows. 

 

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
The Bowery Boston Presents
Event Dates
Friday / April 21, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

When it comes to defining the space between classical and electronic music, hardly any other name is mentioned as often as that of the Berlin-based pianist, composer, and producer Nils Frahm.

Admission
$44.50 / $49.50 / $64.50 / $79.50
Presented By
Global Arts Live Presents
Event Dates
Sunday / April 23, 2023 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

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.

Admission
$30 / $38 / $48 / $58
Event Dates
Tuesday / April 25, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Don’t miss this dazzling array of musical theater talent at the 14th annual showcase of original musical theater songs written, orchestrated, and performed by Berklee students.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Signature Series Presents
Event Dates
Friday / April 28, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

In this Signature Series event, we celebrate the power of gospel music with a performance by Berklee’s Reverence Gospel Choir, directed by Dennis Montgomery III and featuring a special guest performance by Kurt Carr, the legendary producer and arranger of gospel music.

Admission
$15-$20 advance / $20-$25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free-$5 in advance / $5-$10 day of show
Presented By
PAZZ Productions
Event Dates
Saturday / April 29, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

A fun-filled concert for the whole family, the East Coast premiere of At the Movies: Grace Kelly with Strings will feature Kelly’s enchanting vocals and exuberant saxophone playing with a 15-piece large ensemble. You’ll enjoy fresh and reimagined versions of her favorite movie music (a Disney medley, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mission Impossible, and more) as well as songs by legendary film composers John Williams and Ennio Morricone, and contemporary artists like Billie Eilish (No Time to Die). 

Admission
$24 / $44 / $64 / $89 / $119 VIP / 15% off for students with valid ID (not applicable to $24 and $119 tickets) / 15% off for seniors (not applicable to $24 and $119 tickets)
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
15% off (not applicable for $24 and $119 tickets)
Event Dates
Tuesday / May 2, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Grammy-winning saxophonist, composer, and arranger Joe Lovano presents his original compositions, arranged by Kenny Werner for this evening of lush jazz with string orchestra, directed by Eugene Friesen.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Event Dates
Thursday / May 4, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee explores the future of songwriting with student composers, arrangers, and performers in a collaborative concert presented by Guitar Department faculty Abigail Aronson and Voice Department faculty Rebecca Shrimpton.

Admission
$10 in advance / $15 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free in advance / $5 day of show
Presented By
Celebrity Series Presents
Event Dates
Saturday / May 6, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

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. 

Admission
$49 / $55 / $65 / $75 / $95
Event Dates
Sunday / May 7, 2023 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Greece’s timeless vocalists Alkistis Protospalti and Dimitris Mpasis combine their voices in a musical program that is nothing less than The Best of Greece: A Concert Tribute to Hellenism.

Admission
$60 / $75 / $95 / $125
Event Dates
Tuesday / May 9, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This program will feature two original student works, a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, as well as other works for winds, brass, and percussion. 

Admission
Free