Events

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Berklee hosts hundreds of events throughout the year, including performances by students, faculty, and visiting artists, as well as master classes, panel discussions, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.

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Nick Francese’s Senior Recital

Monday / August 2, 2021 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Longtime bassist Nick Francese performs jazz, rock, and classical music with a few friends.

Admission: Free

Rescheduled: Louden Swain

Saturday / August 14, 2021 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Over the course of two decades together, Louden Swain has released a series of impressively accomplished albums; toured successfully throughout North America, Europe, and Australia; and built a dedicated social media following—all without the support of a mainstream record label.

Admission: $38 in advance / $40 day of show (standing room only)

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Rescheduled: Louden Swain

Saturday / August 14, 2021 / 9:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Over the course of two decades together, Louden Swain has released a series of impressively accomplished albums; toured successfully throughout North America, Europe, and Australia; and built a dedicated social media following—all without the support of a mainstream record label.

Admission: $38 in advance / $40 day of show (standing room only)

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Zucchero’s D.O.C. Tour

Friday / October 1, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Zucchero, one of Italy's most acclaimed international artists, has performed a series of unique concerts throughout the world in just under two years.

Admission: $47 / $67 / $97

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Tommy Emmanuel

Sunday / October 3, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Widely acknowledged as the international master of the solo acoustic guitar, Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. 

Admission: $44 / $49 / $54

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Clannad: In a Lifetime Farewell Tour

Monday / October 4, 2021 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Multi-award winning band Clannad fuses elements of traditional Irish music with more contemporary folk, new age, and rock, creating a unique and ethereal sound that combines haunting melodies and mesmerizing vocals.

Admission: $33 / $43 / $53 / $63

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Ólafur Arnalds

Thursday / October 21, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Rescheduled from October 25, 2020. Award-winning artist, composer, and producer Ólafur Arnalds is back on the road with new material. After a triumphant return to the stage in 2018, he is completing his final set of shows after nearly three years of touring.

Admission: $32 / $36 / $42

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A John Waters Christmas ... It’s a Yuletide Massacre

Friday / December 10, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Like a loony St. Nick for Christmas crazies, John Waters, “gutter” filmmaker, tawdry stand-up comedian, and author of many appalling books, is on tour again with a whole new bag of holiday filth.

Admission: $65 / $130 (VIP)

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