Berklee Performance Center

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E.g., 2016-09-30

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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Bury Me Standing

Monday / October 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Bury Me Standing songs are musically challenging, with complex metric structures based on time signature changes, mixed meters, and metric superimposition. 

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

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10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Tuesday / October 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The 10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium, presented by the Berklee Music Business/Management Department, features a celebration of one of the most influential genres of music in today's record industry. 

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

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Will Kennedy: 2016 Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Master Class

Wednesday / October 5, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Will Kennedy, the Armand Zildjian Artist in Residence, presents a master class.

Admission: Free

The 2016 Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Final Concert with Special Guest Will Kennedy

Wednesday / October 5, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert is the culmination of the three-day Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Program, with special guest Will Kennedy. 

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

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Berklee A Cappella Showcase

Thursday / October 6, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This show will feature a wide variety of a cappella music by Berklee's the CharlieChords, Pitch Slapped, On the Vox, Upper Structure, and Treble Threat.

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

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M Train Author Patti Smith in Conversation with Michael Patrick MacDonald

Tuesday / October 11, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

From the National Book Award–winning author of Just KidsM Train by Patti Smith is an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world.

Admission: $25 (Includes a copy of the book)

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Musical Odyssey IV: Tribute to Vasilis Tsitsanis Featuring the Greek Music Ensemble

Wednesday / October 12, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Greek Music Ensemble, in collaboration with drummer/percussionist and Berklee alumnus Kostas Milonas, the Tsitsanis Museum, and the Municipality of Trikala-Greece, presents a concert celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Vasilis Tsitsanis. 

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

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Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Thursday / October 13, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter Showcase is an evening of original songs, performed by some of Berklee's finest guitarist/singer-songwriters, in a variety of creative settings.

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

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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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Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees Featuring Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, the Milk Carton Kids, Nancy and Beth, and Special Guest Robert Plant

Sunday / October 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

An intimate evening of acoustic performances in the round featuring renowned singer-songwriters Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, the Milk Carton Kids, Nancy and Beth, and special guest Robert Plant.  All proceeds support Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative, designed to provide educational opportunities for refugees living in camps and in urban settings worldwide.

Admission: $57 / $67 / $77

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Tribute to Gunther Schuller

Tuesday / October 18, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and The Boston Conservatory Sinfonietta perform a tribute to Gunther Schuller with modern classical chamber music, jazz big band arrangements, ragtime, and classical pieces with guest artist Ran Blake. 

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

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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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Guitar Night: Jazz/Blues

Tuesday / October 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Guitar Night: Jazz/Blues Student Showcase is the annual student showcase concert featuring the best student jazz and blues guitarists and their bands.

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

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Fall Together

Wednesday / October 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Jazz Composition Department annual fall concert features compositions by the Jazz Composition faculty.

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

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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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Icons: The Music Lives On

Tuesday / November 1, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Bridge The Gap is proud to present the first-ever merger show at the BPC. Icons: The Music Lives On will honor musical icons representing both Berklee and Boston Conservatory at Berklee who have died in the past 30 years.

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

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Singers Night

Thursday / November 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Each semester, between 120 and 180 voice students audition for the opportunity to be cast in Singers Night, one of the Voice Department's premiere shows. 

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.