Upcoming Events at the Red Room

Weakened Friends / Mom Rock / Lady Pills

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Founded by songwriter Sonia Sturino and bassist Annie Hoffman, Weakened Friends offer a low-pressure outlet for emotionally volatile music. Mom Rock is known for its fun and energetic live sets. Lady Pills delivers interchanging vocal harmonies and duet-like guitar melodies.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (standing room only)

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Berklee Original Bands Showcase

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Berklee Original Bands Showcase features five Berklee College of Music bands playing 30-minute sets of original music of any genre.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

CANCELED: Madison McFerrin / Cleo Reed

Saturday / December 7, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has has been canceled. We hope to reschedule this show in the future, so please keep an eye on our website.
You will receive a full refund to your credit card within the next 3-5 business days. We apologize for any inconvenience, and if you have any questions, please contact us by sending an email to boxoffice@berklee.edu or call (617) 747-2261 during business hours.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin has been described by the New York Times as “showing wonderful vocal dexterity.” With atmospheric, smoky vocals and in-house writing and production, Cleo Reed is the genre-bending future of alternative R&B.

Admission: $15 (standing room only)

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Fresh Prospects: Hand Made House / Michal

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Hand Made House, an alternative pop-rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 2016 by Tucker Click, Josh Nardine, and Maison Thomas-Eudy. Michal, an Israeli singer-songwriter majoring in performance at Berklee College of Music, mixes neo-soul and alternative R&B with dream-pop styles.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

João Perrusi: Obrigado

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, Brazilian guitarist João Perrusi will lead a performance showcasing what he learned during his time at Berklee College of Music. Expect an eclectic show, ranging from soul and jazz to world music from the Middle East and, of course, Brazil.

Admission: Free

Cabaret

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Cabaret is a student initiative that gives musical theater enthusiasts at Berklee College of Music the chance to perform in a professional setting beyond the mainstage musical season.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Girls like You Tour, Featuring Emilia Ali with Maria Ellis and plainfacedgirl

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

It can be hard to stay tough as a woman in this industry and country, but it’s much easier to remember your self-worth when you surround yourself with powerful, loving, and positive women. The Girls like You tour is about bringing that feeling of female power and love to life.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (standing room only)

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Latin Open Mic and Jam Session, Volume 2

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Latin Music Studies, in coordination with the Professional Performance Division, is pleased to announce its second Latin Open Mic and Jam Session.

Admission: Free

Shamarr Allen

Tuesday / January 21, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Hailing from the city’s Lower Ninth Ward, Shamarr Allen epitomizes New Orleans music, showcasing influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk, blues, and country.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Ben Lee

Thursday / January 23, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Ben Lee was discovered in his native Australia at age 14, and released his first music via the Beastie Boys’ Grand Royal record label. 

Admission: $14 in advance / $16 day of show (standing room only)

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Ryan McMullan / Ken Yates

Saturday / January 25, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Ryan McMullan, a native of Portaferry, Ireland, released his second single, “Rebellion,” in September 2019. Born and raised in London, Canada, Ken Yates has gained a reputation as one of his country’s brightest singer-songwriters. 

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show (standing room only)

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Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / January 27, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present its open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of each month.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

SOLD OUT: Dijon

Saturday / February 1, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
After a growing obsession with the freedom and do-it-yourself ethic of homegrown music, Dijon began producing and experimenting with collages of R&B, folk, and dance music.

Admission: $15 (standing room only)

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Roots Roadshow

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington, Linda May Han Oh, and Kris Davis

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Students from the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice perform with Terri Lyne Carrington, a Grammy-winning drummer, producer, and educator; composer and bassist Linda May Han Oh; and composer and pianist Kris Davis.

Admission: $10 (standing room only)

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Berklee in the Round

Berklee in the Round

Tuesday / February 11, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Based on the in-the-round performances at the famous Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee, songwriters sit in a circle, where they take turns playing to the audience seated around them, lending an intimate feel.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

DOMi & JD Beck

Wednesday / February 12, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

DOMi & JD Beck are a duo collaboration between keyboardist Domitille Degalle and drummer JD Beck. Their sound lives in a space where up-tempo futuristic sonic jazz meets hip-hop breakbeats, luscious synth harmonies, and absolute virtuosity.

Admission: $10 (standing room only)

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Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present its open-mic event for Berklee songwriters.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Kenny Werner and Billy Childs Master Class

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Presented by the Harmony and Jazz Composition Department and the Effortless Mastery Institute, Billy Childs and Kenny Werner conduct a special master class.

Admission: Free

Billy Raffoul

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Billy Raffoul’s anthemic debut single “Driver” is a potent calling card for the 22-year-old singer-songwriter.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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