Concert

Daniel Patiño

Thursday / July 7, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street
Boston
MA
United States
02210
Daniel Patiño

Daniel Patiño is a singer-songwriter from San José, Costa Rica. He has been an active member of the Costa Rican artistic community for the past decade. In 2007, alongside his brother Andres, Patiño formed a band called Patiño Quintana. Patiño Quintana recorded three albums and performed in some of Costa Rica’s major music festivals such as Festival Imperial and Festival de Ias Artes. Patiño has also worked as a composer and producer for the Costa Rican web series Dele Viaje, and he has been a guest singer with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Costa Rica. He's currently performing as a solo act with a repertoire that covers some of Patiño Quintana's best work as well as new music that showcases his most recent influences as a Berklee student in Boston. 

Admission: 
Free

Idelle

Thursday / June 30, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street
Boston
MA
United States
02210
Idelle

Idelle presents a fresh new way of sharing folk songs from her home country of Puerto Rico. Recently she has worked with different arrangements of songs such as "Ven" by Tommy Torres, "Mira la Vida" by Julieta Venegas, and many more.

Admission: 
Free

Sophia Pascual

Thursday / June 23, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street
Boston
MA
United States
02210
Sophia Pascual

Boston-based singer-songwriter Sophia Pascual is an emerging hip-hop artist. She has found her groove by mixing R&B-infused hip-hop and trap music. Originally born and raised in the Philippines, she has learned to use her background and her childhood musical influences to tell stories of using strength and willpower to find one's truth. Pascual has recently been working on an EP that will feature collaborations with other Boston hip-hop artists. Her solo originals and covers on Soundcloud showcase her range as a songwriter and producer.

Admission: 
Free

V Blackburn

Thursday / June 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street
Boston
MA
United States
02210
V Blackburn

V Blackburn is a singer-songwriter and performer from Miami, Florida, who currently lives in Boston. Raised on Southern rock, jazz, and '90s pop, her blues/pop sound has been shaped by many genres. Her smoky voice and quirky, provocative lyrics easily find their way around catchy melodies that will entice you to sing along. Blackburn has shared the stage with artists such as Hozier and Ages and Ages, and performed on the main stage of the Newport Folk Festival with the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir. She just released her debut EP, 50 Shades of Crazy, which was recorded at Q Division studios in Somerville, Massachusetts, and Sunflower Studios in Boston.

Admission: 
Free

Lyndsey Jones

Thursday / June 9, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street
Boston
MA
United States
02210
Lyndsey Jones

Lyndsey Jones, a soul and pop artist from Dallas, Texas, combines intoxicating vocals and a charming stage presence to create an intimate concert experience. Driven by drum and bass grooves, her piano and vocals soar over the top, making for a unique sound immersed in soul. Jones is releasing her first original EP, Paper Planes, early this summer.

Admission: 
Free

Guitar Sessions: Robben Ford

Tuesday / August 16, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Robben Ford

Robben Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists today, particularly known for his blues playing, as well as his ability to be comfortable in a variety of musical contexts. A five-time Grammy nominee, he has played with artists as diverse as Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, George Harrison, Bonnie Raitt, Michael McDonald, Bob Dylan, Greg Allman, John Scofield, Susan Tedeschi, Mavis Staples, and many others.

Into the Sun, Ford’s latest album and recorded in Music City, debuted at no. 2 on the Billboard Blues Chart. While Ford has an extensive discography, which includes more than 35 albums under his own name and with various bands, Guitarist Magazine describes Into the Sun as “one of the best things he’s ever done.”

In addition to being a world-class musician, songwriter, and producer, Ford is a highly sought-after educator, with a series of acclaimed and groundbreaking interactive videos. He leads an annual guitar camp called the Robben Ford Traveling Dojo Guitar Camp, which features master classes, one-on-one sessions, and live performances.

 
Admission: 
$20 in advance / $23 day of show

Berklee Vocal Summit Presents Five O'Clock Shadow

Wednesday / July 6, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Five O'Clock Shadow

Throughout their 24-year history, Five O’Clock Shadow has redefined the possibilities of vocal music by incorporating mouth percussion, real-time digital effect processing, and innovative writing and arranging into its critically acclaimed live performances and recordings. At the group's core, these six vocalists produce rock-solid leads and harmonies while exploring instrumental mimicry and creating unique textures that excite, entertain, and inspire audiences of all ages. Five O’Clock Shadow effectively blurs the lines between traditional a cappella singing and today’s mainstream audio. From the United States to Europe to Asia, audiences have witnessed the revolutionary form of vocal music that is Five O’Clock Shadow. What’s more, these guys love what they do, and their joy is contagious.

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

Berklee Vocal Summit Presents Marlon Saunders / Shea Rose

Thursday / July 7, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Marlon Saunders / Shea Rose

Marlon Saunders '87 is a former Berklee professor who has just returned from touring with Stevie Wonder on his Songs in the Key of Life tour. Saunders was also the vocal contractor for Sam Smith and Bastille, and has worked with various artists including Michael Jackson, Lauryn Hill, Javier Colon, Billy Joel, and Sting, among many others. He has sung on over 100 radio and television commercials such as Oscar Mayer, Pizza Hut, Bud Lite, Diet Coke, and Swiffer. As a vocal coach, Saunders has worked with artists from all major recording labels as well as Broadway artists currently in The Color Purple, Beautiful, The Lion King, and Book of Mormon. He appears as the calypso singer in the popular Disney film Enchanted, singing the Academy Award–nominated song “That’s How You Know” with Amy Adams; the song also received best song nominations at the Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Awards. Saunders performed “That’s How You Know” live at the 80th annual Academy Awards with Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth. Cofounder of the group Jazzhole, a New York–based band widely regarded as one of the key members of the acid jazz movement, Saunders also cofounded the Afrocentric soul/jazz vocal ensemble Sepia, known throughout the world for their soul-stirring lyrics and beautiful harmonies.

Shea Rose '11 is a singer-songwriter, performing artist, and activist for using music for social change. She explores soul, rock, and hip-hop while empowering her community and defining herself as a tastemaker and curator of music, fashion, and arts culture. Since graduating from Berklee, Rose has been described by former Boston Globe music critic Steve Morse as “that rare artist who can bridge diverse styles such as soul, funk, rock, rap, and jazz, and bring her unique stamp to each." Rose is a featured songwriter and performer on two Grammy-winning jazz albums, The Mosaic Project and Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue, both produced by legendary drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and featuring an all-star cast of musicians including Esperanza Spalding, Patrice Rushen, and Herbie Hancock. Rose received a Society of European Stage Authors and Composers National Performance Activity Award for her collaboration on The Mosaic Project. She has shared the stage with Gladys Knight, Macy Gray, Nneka, Alice Smith, and Talib Kweli, among others.

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

Guitar Sessions Opening Ceremony and Concert: Happy Hour featuring Jeff Lockhart

Sunday / August 14, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Join Jeffrey Lockhart and his band for a concert featuring rock, blues, and electric jazz. Lockhart is an Associate Professor at Berklee, and a member of Wally's Tuesday Funk Band. He has performed with Meshell Ndegeocello, Mike Clark, Bill Summers, Sam Kininger Band, and Lettuce, to name a few. He's Recorded wtih Beyoncé and Dido and is the former musical director for Brian McKnight. 

 

Admission: 
Free

Niya Norwood

Saturday / August 20, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
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Fan Pier
1 Marina Park Drive
Boston
MA
United States
02210
Niya Norwood

Niya Norwood is a talented R&B and soul singer stuyding at Berklee College of Music. 

Listen to Norwood perform "The Beyoncé Tribute" with NikKollective:

Admission: 
Free

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