Berklee Performance Center

E.g., 2017-02-21
E.g., 2017-02-21

International Folk Music Festival

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students from around the globe and from the United States will perform a wide variety of traditional folk music.

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

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Animation Universe

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Audire Soundtrack Choir and Orchestra presents Animation Universe, a musical journey through the various worlds of the animation genre. 

Admission: $8 in Advance / $12 Day of Show

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The Berklee Global Jazz Institute 2017 Summit

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute 2017 summit celebrates the impact of Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and Ella Fitzgerald in today’s global jazz era.

Admission: $8 in Advance / $12 Day of Show

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Singers Showcase: A Tribute to Elvis Presley

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Singers Showcase features some of Berklee’s finest vocalists performing songs by Elvis Presley.

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

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Welcome to Night Vale with Musical Guest Erin McKeown

Saturday / April 8, 2017 / 6:30 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. Tonight will feature musical guest Erin McKeown. 
 

Admission: $27.50 / $32.50

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Latin America Vive Music Festival

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Latin América Vive Music Festival aims to promote and celebrate Latin culture through its rich and thriving musical heritage.

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

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Words and Music Festival III

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

As part of its third annual Words and Music Festival, the Berklee Composition Department is sponsoring an evening of student Songwriting Competition winners in a variety of categories. 

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

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The Emperor's New Clothes

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 10:30 a.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Musical Theater for Young Audiences and Contemporary Musical Theater initiatives at Berklee present The Emperor's New Clothes, an original children's musical written by Rene Pfister, assistant professor of voice.

Admission: $5.00

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Rhythms and Frequencies: The Contemporary Writing and Production Department Concert

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Contemporary Writing and Production Department Student Concert features some of the department's best students and their dynamic songs and arrangements in an exciting mix of electrifying music.

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

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The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir - Night One: Songs 1-25

Friday / April 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In concert, 50 Song Memoir will be played and sung by seven performers in a stage set featuring 50 years of musical and decorative artifacts. 

Admission: $35 / $45 / $80 for two nights

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The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir - Night Two: Songs 26-50

Saturday / April 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In concert, 50 Song Memoir will be played and sung by seven performers in a stage set featuring 50 years of musical and decotrative artifacts. 

Admission: $35 / $45 / $80 for two nights

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Divas Latinas

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Divas Latinas show is a tribute to the most influential pop and pop-rock female Hispanic singers that have made a great impact in Latin America.

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

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The Gloaming Featuring Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird, and Thomas Bartlett

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, guitarist Dennis Cahill, singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, and pianist Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman), the Gloaming has burst onto the music scene with a distinctive new sound. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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World Premiere Musical: The Kiss

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee College of Music cast.

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

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World Premiere Musical The Kiss

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee College of Music cast.

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

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Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Seamlessly blending Sufi poetry and traditional folk songs from their native Iran with rich acoustic instrumentation and modern electronic rhythms, Niyaz creates a mesmerizing, distinctively 21st-century global sound. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Idan Raichel

Saturday / April 29, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Producer, keyboardist, and composer Idan Raichel became a global music icon with the Idan Raichel Project, a multi-ethnic tour de force that changed the face of Israeli popular music. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $36 / $46 / $56

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Perfect Pitch

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Perfect Pitch is an annual student-run project that gathers the college’s best performers, producers, and songwriters in the spotlight and celebrates Berklee’s unparalleled potential to impact the music industry. 

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

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Roots Roadshow: Tribute to Lead Belly

Thursday / May 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In this wide-ranging program, students and faculty from the American Roots Music program will pay tribute to Lead Belly’s wildly diverse repertoire by performing songs associated with the master in new and unexpected settings.

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

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An Evening with Draco Rosa

Saturday / May 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

World Music/CRASHarts presents musician Draco Rosa, a multi-Grammy-winning Puerto Rican singer- songwriter, composer, record producer, and entrepreneur, who kicked off his career in the '80s as a member of the Latino boy band Menudo.  

Admission: $48, $42, $37, $28

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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.