Berklee Performance Center

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E.g., 2015-09-03

The Milk Carton Kids / Kacy & Clayton

Tuesday / September 8, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Grammy-nominated harmony duo the Milk Carton Kids perform in support of their third album, Monterey, a refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called folk revival. Kacy & Clayton open the show.

Admission: $35

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Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender

Saturday / September 12, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

In this concert, Lizz Wright celebrates the release of her new CD, Freedom & Surrender.

Admission: $32 / $42 / $57

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Snarky Puppy / Philip Lassiter

Thursday / September 17, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Snarky Puppy performs in support of their latest album, We Like It Here. Philip Lassiter opens the show.

Admission: $28 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Gregory Porter / Avery Sunshine

Saturday / September 19, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Gregory Porter is one of the most exciting male jazz vocalists on the scene today. Avery Sunshine also performs.

Admission: $37 / $47 / $67

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Never Broken: An Evening with Jewel

Monday / September 21, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Jewel will share her rags-to-riches life story through an intimate evening of story and song. 

Admission: $28

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Howard Shore '69 and the Berklee Alumni Composers Consortium

Friday / September 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Alumnus Howard Shore '69, the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning composer on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films, among many others, and the Berklee Alumni Composers Consortium present a performance of music by Shore and other Berklee alumni and faculty members.

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

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Henrique De Almeida and World News

Wednesday / September 30, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This performance is a celebration of the inclusive philosophy of jazz/rock fusion music, featuring styles of the past and present.

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

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Burton Cummings: Up Close and Alone

Saturday / October 3, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Don’t miss Burton Cummings, the former lead singer, songwriter, and keyboardist of the Guess Who, performing his hits such as “These Eyes,” “No Time,” “Laughing,” and “Stand Tall,” among many more.

Admission: $34/ $46/ $58/ $79

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Julien Kasper Band / Fernando Huergo Quintet

Monday / October 5, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Julien Kasper, a professor in the Guitar Department, and his trio present their new, original instrumental music, a psychedelic amalgam of jazz, funk, rock, and blues. Fernando Huergo, a professor in the Bass Department, will present music from his new CD, Trunca Beat.

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

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Ninth Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Tuesday / October 6, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

President of Motown Records, executive vice president/head of urban music for Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), and one of the highest ranking black woman in the music industry, Ethiopia Habtemariam will be part of a panel on the state of hip-hop and urban music.

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

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The 2015 Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Final Concert

Wednesday / October 7, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This annual concert will feature Carl Allen, Thomas Pridgeon, and group.

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

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An Evening with Melody Gardot

Thursday / October 8, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Melody Gardot is a Grammy-nominated, American singer-songwriter whose newly released fourth album, Currency of Man, debuted at no. 1 on the U.S., Canadian, and Australian jazz charts.

Admission: $47 / $57

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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of 'Alice's Restaurant'

Friday / October 9, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Folk Music icon, Arlo Guthrie, is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator, he has maintained a dedicated fan base that spans the globe.

Admission: $41.50 / $51.50

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Shahkar Bineshpajooh in Concert

Saturday / October 10, 2015 / 8:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Singer Shahkar Bineshpajooh, who is also a poet, composer, and university lecturer, performs.

Admission: $65 / $75 / $85 / $175

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Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Tuesday / October 13, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Guitar Department presents a night of original music performed by students.

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

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Mark Walker and the Rhythm of the Americas Project

Wednesday / October 14, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Mark Walker will present his original music, written in various rhythmic styles of the Caribbean and South America, with a combination of drums, percussion, piano/keyboards, saxophone, and guitar.

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

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Musical Odyssey III: Manos and Mikis

Thursday / October 15, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert by the Greek Music Ensemble will feature the music of the two most important Greek composers of the 20th century, Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis, and will include multimedia, interactive moments related to their lives and work.

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

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Rockapella: The Hits Show

Friday / October 16, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Don't miss the electrifying all-vocal sensation Rockapella, performing your favorite hits from across the decades.

Admission: $27 / $32

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Elvis Costello Interview: "Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink"

Saturday / October 17, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, written entirely by Elvis Costello, offers his unique view of his unlikely and sometimes comical rise to international success, with diversions through the previously undocumented emotional foundations of some of his best known songs and hits of tomorrow.

Admission: $35 / $38

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Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

Sunday / October 18, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Recognized as South Africa’s foremost jazz pianist, Abdullah Ibrahim has a unique and dynamic compositional approach that successfully fuses universal and often seemingly disparate styles.

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

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Sights and Sounds


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