April 19th: Berklee College of Music alumni and psychadelic soul pioneer Nick Hakim is taking over The Red Room @ Cafe 939 this friday. His sound has been described as "sonically transient" and "melancholic", while still maintaining a strong bond with his musical heroes. Opening up the show is heart melting soul singer Danielle Ponder. Tickets are available now!
Upcoming Events at the Red Room
The Berklee Original Bands Showcase features five Berklee College of Music bands playing 30-minute sets of original music of any genre.
Nick Hakim is a singer-songwriter and producer from Washington, D.C. Danielle Ponder is a native of Rochester, New York, who is influenced by artists such as Nina Simone, Big Mama Thornton, Shirley Chisholm, Cornel West, and Lauryn Hill.
The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.
This electronic singer-songwriter showcase will be hosted by Berklee College of Music faculty member Erin Barra-Jean.
With hints of West Coast psychedelia, hip-hop, folk, and more, the Palms have effortlessly combined their love of popular music to create a fresh, uplifting sound, resulting in the perfect soundtrack for Los Angeles summer nights.
United Kingdom native Greg Holden is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. Ben Thornewill has been touring and releasing music with his band, Jukebox the Ghost, for over ten years.
From the moment pop singer-songwriter Anna Clendening appeared on the scene, her music hit home with thousands—and very quickly, millions—of people.
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.
Alicia Witt’s fourth release as an independent songwriter, 15,000 Days, is a sweeping, big-hearted record that features songs rooted in modern arrangements and timeless melodies.
When she gets on stage, this soft-spoken, chilled-out design nerd turns into a rock ’n’ roll belter, performing bold, vintage soul as Mattiel (pronounced “maa-TEEL”).
“Another Life” is the first single from Patience, Mogli’s upcoming EP.
Few people can front a rock band, sing Górecki’s Third Symphony, lead a marching band processional down the streets of the Sundance Film Festival, and perform in a baroque opera of their own composing in a month’s time, but Shara Nova of My Brightest Diamond can. Tunde Olaniran is set to release his second album, Stranger, on October 5.
In 2015, one decade after founding the critically acclaimed band Delta Spirit, Matthew Logan Vasquez decided to go solo with the Austin EP.
In 2017, 12 years after its inception, the award-winning band Hey Rosetta! went on hiatus after selling 10,000 tickets to five farewell shows. For Tim Baker, the band’s principal songwriter and lead vocalist, this was the start of a new chapter.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Kay Hanley was a member of Letters to Cleo from 1990 to 2000 (the length of the band’s existence, with the exception of its 2008–2009 reunion tour).
Whether you know him from his music, his films, or his brief stint as a color commentator on the professional log-rolling circuit, you know that Austin Weber is the man for the hour. The Water Cycle is a DIY jangle-pop band from Boston.
In 2018, Cub Sport transformed from a local indie band to a global pop powerhouse.
Shortly is a solo musical project from Alexandria Maniak, a native of Detroit, Michigan. Small Talks is a pop band created to give a voice to the intangible experiences and emotions that come with being human.
At a time when the magnitude of cultural sickness is coming to light, Henry Jamison has had some time to reflect. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, singer-songwriter Charli Adams pairs her dreamy, haunting voice with raw and ruminative lyrics, creating a distinct sound.
Before honing its songwriting skills to craft inviting pop hooks and kinetic guitar melodies, the Stolen began as a group of friends exploring their love of music by learning and performing AC/DC songs together. Teenender is a pop band from Boston, Massachusetts. Rival Island is an indie rock band from Boston.