Upcoming Events at the Red Room

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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CANCELED: Ben Lee

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

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
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 / Deaton Chris Anthony

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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The Wolff Sisters / Justin Nash Fisher

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With haunting harmonies and songs reminiscent of washed-up wanderers on New England’s coast, the Wolff Sisters have stolen Boston’s heart. Justin Nash Fisher is a singer-songwriter and guitarist whose style ranges from indie-folk/soul to jazz fusion/rock ’n’ roll.

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

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Reid Genauer

Saturday / February 15, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Gilded with guest performances from Béla Fleck, John Scofield, and Mike Gordon, singer-songwriter Reid Genauer brings his unique version of folk to Boston. Genauer first hit the national stage fronting the band Strangefolk in the mid 1990s. 

Admission: $20 (standing room only)

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Electronic Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Tuesday / February 18, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join us for the Electronic Singer-Songwriter Showcase, hosted by Erin Barra-Jean, associate professor of songwriting at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

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

Fresh Prospects: EduArdo Omondi / Brayla / Christian Moon

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

EduArdo Omondi merges reggae, soul, and traditional African music into his own unique style. Brayla released her first EP, Things You Do, last summer. Christian Moon is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Brooke Annibale / Hayley Sabella

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Brooke Annibale possesses a magnetic voice and expressive songwriting capabilities. Massachusetts-born but Nicaragua-raised, Hayley Sabella mixes gripping melodies with honest, intimate lyrics.

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

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Haley Urbo EP Release: Iridescent

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Reflecting a myriad of emotions and hues through the lens of an all-consuming love story, singer-songwriter and pianist Haley Urbo presents her debut EP Iridescent.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

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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Roots Roadshow

Tuesday / March 3, 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 Original Bands Showcase

Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 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)

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