Concert

TASH

Thursday / June 30, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.
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Club Passim
Palmer Street and Brattle Street
Cambridge
MA
United States
02138
TASH

TASH is a deeply rooted folk singer-songwriter with an honest and daring storytelling style. A Massachusetts native, TASH has just finished her Berklee career this year, and she majored in performance and music business/management with a minor in recording and production. Her influences include Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac, Cat Stevens, and the Beatles. TASH and her band have been working diligently on a new album, Ashes and Bones, which will be available in May.

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Free

Mckenna

Thursday / June 23, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.
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Club Passim
Palmer Street and Brattle Street
Cambridge
MA
United States
02138
Mckenna

Mckenna is a storytelling singer-songwriter. Her songs combine the styles of pop, folk, country, and Americana, pairing memorable melodies with powerful lyrics and foot-stomping rhythms. Her greatest musical influences include Kacey Musgraves and Joni Mitchell. She's originally from Maryland and has spent her summers writing and performing in Nashville, Tennessee. She will graduate this spring from Berklee College of Music with a degree in songwriting and plans to move permanently to Nashville. Her newest release is Fuel Up.

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Free

Natasha Phé

Tuesday / June 21, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
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Prudential Center
800 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Natasha Phé

With big hair, big dreams, and a notebook full of unfinished songs, Natasha Phé is a singer-songwriter hailing form the streets of Vancouver, Canada. She's on a journey to stake her claim in the world of music and entertainment. Somewhere between R&B and electronica, Phé's music speaks of the world as she experiences itthe good, the bad, and the ugly—while also delivering good vibes and good times to its listeners. Currently, Phé is currently working on writing and recording her debut EP, Crisis, which she hopes to release later this year. 

Watch Phé perform "B!tch Don't Kill My Vibe":

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Juidero

Wednesday / August 24, 2016 / 12:30 p.m.
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Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Helen De La Rosa of Juidero

Juidero intends to bring together folkloric Dominican rhythms and jazz. Led by Dominican guitarist and producer Radha Acosta and Dominican drummer and mixing engineer Helen De La Rosa, the band's exquisite new sound comes to life. Dominican folklore is all about dance, and jazz is all about freedom of expression. If you combine the two, the possibilities are endless.

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Juidero

Friday / July 15, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.
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Regattabar
One Bennett Street
Cambridge
MA
United States
02138
Helen De La Rosa of Juidero

Juidero intends to bring together folkloric Dominican rhythms and jazz. Led by Dominican guitarist and producer Radha Acosta and Dominican drummer and mixing engineer Helen De La Rosa, the band's exquisite new sound comes to life. Dominican folklore is all about dance, and jazz is all about freedom of expression. If you combine the two, the possibilities are endless.

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Free

Seven to Five / Joaquina Mertz

Saturday / July 16, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston
MA
United States
02125
Seven to Five
Joaquina Mertz

Seven to Five is a vocal- and piano-based band that redefines current pop hits into more complex, exciting covers. With two main singers, Cecilia Jurado and Andrea Diaz, and pianist Sebastian Barniol, they create interesting vocal arrangements and merge multiple genres of music into one song. Their signature is mashups of famous songs that create a new form of composition, mixing contemporary harmonies with different melodies playing at the same time in a counterpoint way. Inspired by new pop artists like Coldplay and Taylor Swift and classic geniuses like Stevie Wonder and the Beatles, Seven to Five's arrangements and productions include rich harmonies and interesting rhythms to catch the listener's attention. Their repertoire includes mashups of Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and Coldplay, and covers like "Grenade" (Bruno Mars) and "Pure Imagination" (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory).

Vocalist Joaquina Mertz is from Mexico City, Mexico. She brings her soul and funk music and arrangements, and makes each performance one to remember.

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Free

Daniel Patiño / Idelle Erazo

Saturday / July 9, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston
MA
United States
02125
Daniel Patiño
Idelle Erazo

Daniel Patiño 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 has been a guest singer with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Costa Rica. He is 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.

Idelle Erazo brings a fresh new way of sharing folk songs from her home, Puerto Rico. Recently she has worked with different arrangements on songs such as "Ven" by Tommy Torres, "Mira la Vida" by Julieta Venegas, and many more. She has just started working on her EP, which will be released by the end of 2016.

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Free

Fabiola Méndez / Orlando Retana

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston
MA
United States
02125
Fabiola Méndez
Orlando Retana

Fabiola Mari Méndez Quiñones was born on February 20, 1996, in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She started taking music classes at age six and has had the chance to play large venues in both Puerto Rico and the United States. In 2008, she was invited to participate in the Third Cuatro Festival in California where she performed with other recognized musicians. In 2009, she performed as an invited soloist with the Youth Symphonic Orchestra, and she has played as a soloist with the Puerto Rico Symphonic Orchestra on several occasions. In 2011, the municipality of Gurabo honored Méndez by dedicating the 2011 Mapeye Festival, a yearly activity dedicated to music, to her. In 2013, she had the privilege of performing the Puerto Rican and U.S. national anthems in the State Senate Inauguration Ceremony. She has also played in several Puerto Rican jazz festivals and has received several scholarships in order to come to Berklee College of Music to study.

Orlando Retana wwas born in San Jose, Costa Rica, in 1993. He started as a musician at the young age of four by playing percussion and a drum set at church. At age seven, he started taking music lessons, and three years later, he was playing with different gospel and Latin bands in cities around Costa Rica. When his family moved to Calgary, Canada, when he was 14, Retana discovered different music styles like jazz, funk, fusion, and classical, among others. He started playing with a big band at his high school and then with various bands around the city, eventually traveling on tours of Canada and the U.S. At 19, he came to Berklee College of Music to study, and he has been able to work with great musicians like Jetro da Silva, Oscar Stagnaro, Leo Blanco, Susana Baca, and Paquito D'Rivera, among others, during his time at Berklee. Retana plans to graduate in May 2016.

 

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Stephanie James / Lisa Noah

Saturday / July 23, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston
MA
United States
02125
Stephanie James
Lisa Noah

Stephanie James is a singer-songwriter from Boston. She brings the soul of Amy Winehouse and the storytelling of Sara Bareilles in her music. Known for her powerful live performances, James combines her skilled vocals with great emotion and vulnerability through her storytelling. She aims to bring people together with her music.

Kenyan singer Lisa Akech Oduor-Noah was quickly introduced to music through her sibling's playing of varied musical styles from R&B to lingala. Unbeknownst to her, her family had a deep love for music that she came to know and appreciate at a young age. Noah hopes that, through her music, she can tell stories of hope and love, and be an agent of healing and restoration to a world in desperate need of love and light. In addition to this, she wants to bring higher quality music education to Africa and be an aide to better emotional and mental health through music.

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Free

Mafalda / Viayra

Saturday / July 2, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
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Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands
Boston
MA
United States
02125
Mafalda
Viayra

Singer-songwriter Mafalda is just beginning to make her mark on the music scene. Building on the success of her 2015 debut single, “Don’t Let Go,” the London native is in the process of releasing her first EP with New York–based producer Jack Dine. Her appeal lies in her slow-building songs and dark pop sound.

Viayra comes from the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and mixes her roots with electronic beats and R&B and pop influences.

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Free

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