Berklee Performance Center

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Berklee Performance Center

Five-Week Performing Songwriter Concert

Wednesday / August 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Student's from Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program will take the stage under the direction of Melissa Ferrick, associate professor of songwriting.

Admission: Free

Student singing at Berklee

Five-Week Vocal Night

Monday / August 8, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Students from Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program deliver vocal performances showcasing elements of what they have learned in the program in genres ranging from musical theater to Balkan/Middle Eastern music and more.

Admission: Free

Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert with Special Guest Sinbad

Tuesday / August 9, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This annual concert features Berklee City Music students from throughout the U.S. performing in jazz, pop-rock, choral, big band, and pop/R&B ensembles.

Admission: $15

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Berklee summer students performing

Five-Week Instrumental Showcase

Thursday / August 11, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Three Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program all-star bands will perform, along with the Five-Week Tower of Power Ensemble, the Five-Week Rock Workshop, the Five-Week Motown Ensemble, and the Five-Week String Orchestra.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: The Sheryl Bailey 3

Monday / August 15, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Sheryl Bailey, a professor in the Guitar Department, performs original compositions with Ian Froman, a professor in the Percussion Department, on drums and Pat Bianchi on organ. 

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

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Guitar Sessions: Robben Ford

Tuesday / August 16, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Robben Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists today, particularly known for his blues playing, as well as his ability to be comfortable in a variety of musical contexts.

Admission: $20 in advance / $23 day of show

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Guitar Sessions: The Jon Finn Group

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Jon Finn, a professor in the Guitar Department, presents an evening of mostly original, mostly instrumental guitar music in a wide variety of styles, featuring some strong rhythm section players. 

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

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Guitar Sessions: Shaun Michaud

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Shaun Michaud, an assistant professor in the Guitar Department, performs both original and cover pop and rock songs on vocals and instrumental guitar. 

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

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Convocation: Welcoming Berklee's Newest Entering Class

Sunday / August 28, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Please join us as we welcome Berklee's newest entering class. This welcome concert and presentation features talented Berklee students, alumni, and notable administrators. Free for students and families. 

Admission: Free

Convocation: Welcoming Berklee's Newest Entering Class

Sunday / August 28, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Please join us as we welcome Berklee's newest entering class.

Admission: Free

Salim Sulaiman

Friday / September 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Salim and Sulaiman Merchant are among India's most respected composers, having scored more than 100 films including Kurbaan, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Fashion, Band Baaja Baaraat, Aaja Nachle, and Heroine; twenty TV shows, and have composed several records incorporating cinematic, folk, electronica, and sufi influences to their music.

Admission: $35 / $45 / $55 / $64 / $75 / $122 / $175 / $250

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John Scofield, Country for Old Men

Friday / September 23, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

John Scofield brings his lifelong love of American country music out of his toolbox to share with his jazz audiences in his Country for Old Men project, performing with several of his closest musical associates from the jazz community: Steve Swallow, Bill Stewart, and Larry Goldings.

Admission: $30 / $34 / $39

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The Hot Sardines

Saturday / October 1, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Fusing musical influences from New York, Paris, and New Orleans, The Hot Sardines transforms songs from another era into pop music for this century. Its sound is steeped in hot, foot-stomping jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 
 

 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Mariza

Friday / October 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Performing for the first time in Boston since 2009, Mariza is a charismatic fado singer with a clarion voice and mesmerizing stage presence. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $42 / $50 / $69

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Diego El Cigala

Friday / October 21, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Three-time Grammy winner Diego el Cigala has captivated audiences all over the world with his gravelly voice and passionate interpretation of flamenco. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30/ $42/ $50/ $69

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Dweezil Zappa Cease and Desist Tour / 50 Years of Frank

Thursday / October 27, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist Dweezil Zappa performs with his band.

Admission: $29.50 / $37/ $45 / $79

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Yehuda Poliker

Saturday / October 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With a career that spans over 40 years, Yehuda Poliker’s songs became a corner stone of Israeli music and redefined Israeli contemporary pop/rock with his unique combination of electric guitars and bouzouki with a Greek-Mediterranean rhythm and rock flavor.

Admission: $40/$50/$60/$70/$80/$100/$150

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Tomatito

Sunday / October 30, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Winner of four Grammys, José Fernández Torres, known as Tomatito, is a guitarist of major significance within the realm of flamenco. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $38 / $48 / $58

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Estampas Porteñas Tango Company

Friday / November 4, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Founded in Buenos Aires in 1997 by the distinguished dancer and choreographer Carolina Soler, Estampas Porteñas Tango Company presents the Boston premiere of its thrilling new production, Deseos: Stories of Longing and Desire Told through Argentine Tango and Music. Presented By World Music/CRASHarts.

Admission: $30/ $38 /$48 /$58

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David Feherty: Live Off Tour

Sunday / November 20, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With a sharp wit and irreverent style, David Feherty—the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host, and sports broadcaster—has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious, irrepressible personalities in golf. 

Admission: $56 / $171.50 VIP

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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.