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E.g., 2016-12-09

Sounds for a New Golden Age: Oud Maestro Marcel Khalife, Rami, and Bachar Khalife

Friday / December 9, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The songs of oud master and composer Marcel Khalife, based on the works of the prolific and renowned Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, have ignited imaginations and spread like wildfire across the Middle East and North Africa.

Admission: $35 / $50 / $75 / $100 / $200

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SOLD OUT: Shankar Mahadevan Meets Berklee

Tuesday / December 13, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event. The concert will be streamed live on Concert Window.
Award-winning Indian vocalist and composer Shankar Mahadevan joins the Berklee Indian Ensemble for a special concert celebrating his life and musical career, spanning Indian classical, folk, global jazz, and contemporary Indian music.

Admission: $20, $14, or $8 in advance / $24, $18, or $12 day of show

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The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday / December 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The concert will feature works by some of Berklee's best student jazz composers. 
 

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

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From Russia with Love

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Symphonic Winds and Music Education Department Big Band will present their fall showcase, featuring an all-Russian program for wind ensemble and a standard fare of big band classics.

Admission: Free

A John Waters Christmas

Saturday / December 17, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Like a wayward Santa for the Christmas obsessed, legendary filmmaker and the Pope of Trash John Waters (Hairspray, Pink Flamingos) brings his one-man show to Boston. 

Admission: $26 / $35 / $45 / $65 / $125

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Mogwai Play Atomic

Friday / January 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Atomic, the new album by Scottish experimental rock legends Mogwai, comprises reworked versions of the music recorded for the soundtrack to the acclaimed documentary Atomic: Living In Dread and Promise. 

Admission: $29.50

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2017 Berklee Chinese New Year Concert

Tuesday / January 31, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

A collaboration between the Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) and Bridge The Gap (BTG), this year's concert aims to connect cultures and musicians, and to bridge the cultural gap between Western and Eastern music.

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

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Songs in the Key of Life

Wednesday / February 1, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This is a concert celebrating Stevie Wonder's legendary album Songs in the Key of Life.

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

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Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble: Exodus Suite with Vivien Goldman

Thursday / February 2, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Bob Marley Ensemble will perform Exodus in its entirety, for the 40-year anniversary of the release of the album. The evening will include special guest Vivien Goldman.

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

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Maxim Lubarsky Collective

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This show will present a combination of original material along with music from different parts of Brazil and beyond. 

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

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Black Lives Matter: Sankofa

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Black Lives Matter Concert series at Berklee is a student-curated, produced, and performed effort to educate through words and music on the historical, systemic, institutional, and socio-economic events of our time that have contributed to both the progress and disenfranchisement of people of the African Diaspora. 

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

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ShapeShifter Lab Orchestra

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This will be an evening with jazz, funk, world music, loops, polyrhythms, and high energy.

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

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Dhafer Youssef

Friday / February 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

 Dhafer Youssef combines Sufi tradition, world, and jazz influences with Arabic lyricism to create a spellbinding, sublime journey. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

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

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Dianne Reeves with Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal, and Terreon Gully

Sunday / February 12, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Dianne Reeves's magical, timeless voice, improvisational prowess, and unique soul-jazz stylings mark her as one of the world’s preeminent jazz vocalists. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

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

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Jazz Vocal Series: Faculty Night

Tuesday / February 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty from the Voice Department will perform jazz standards accompanied by a rhythm section.

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

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Aaron Diehl Presents Jelly and George Featuring Adam Birnbaum and Cécile McLorin Salvant

Friday / February 17, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when Aaron Diehl and Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of jazz piano greats George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton.

Admission: $55 / $65

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West Side Story

Wednesday / February 22, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

West Side Story is one of the most identifiable love stories of all time. With the musical and lyrical geniuses of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, the story revolves around two rival gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, and a budding romance caught in the crossfire. 

Admission: $12 in advance / $17 day of show

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West Side Story

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

West Side Story is one of the most identifiable love stories of all time. With the musical and lyrical geniuses of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, the story revolves around two rival gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, and a budding romance caught in the crossfire. 

Admission: $12 in advance / $17 day of show

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Great American Songbook: Tribute to Laurel Canyon

Sunday / February 26, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Great American Songbook pays tribute to the music of James Taylor, The Doors, the Mamas and the Papas, the Eagles, Joni Mitchell, and more, showcasing photography by legendary photographer Henry Diltz. 

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

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Faculty Singers Night

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee Voice Department faculty join forces to perform songs in jazz, R&B, and pop-rock styles, singing classic and original tunes, joined by an all-star rhythm section.

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

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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.