Concert

Juana Aquerreta Group

Thursday / August 1, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Juana Aquerreta

Singer Juana Aquerreta and her group perform original compositions influenced by the music of South America. Aquerreta was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and she blends her musical roots with contemporary styles. The harp principal has recently focused much of her time on singing and songwriting.

 

Listen to Aquerreta perform “Memorias del Rio” in this podcast.

Admission: 
Free

Charlie Puth with Mike Ballz / Taylor Berrett

Saturday / July 20, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Charlie Puth
Taylor Berrett

Charlie Puth is a 21-year-old singer-songwriter and producer from New Jersey. Puth is currently attending Berklee College of Music, majoring in music production and engineering. Puth has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show twice after his cover of Adele’s “Someone Like You” with Emily Luther went viral on YouTube. Puth currently has more than 40 million hits on YouTube. Watch Puth and Luther’s cover of “Someone Like You” here:

Singer-songwriter Taylor Berrett mixes heartfelt folk with R&B and pop. The Virginia-based songwriter cites influences such as Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, and Chris Martin of Coldplay. Watch Berrett’s video for his song “Whole Heart” here:

Admission: 
Free

Ariana Corradi: Music of the World

Thursday / August 15, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Ariana Corradi

Singer Ariana Corradi performs a set of jazz, soul, and R&B songs with a pianist and guitar accompaniment on some songs. Corradi will be joined by Martina Albano, performing in styles ranging from Italian opera (“Ti Voglio Bene Assai”) to Broadway hits from Wicked (“For Good”).

 
Admission: 
Free

Cheong Kim's Summer Recital

Wednesday / July 24, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Pianist Cheong Kim will present her first recital at Berklee, which will feature R&B and jazz songs as well as a selection of originals.

Admission: 
Free

Nigel A. Wilson: Key Party

Tuesday / July 30, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Multi-instrumentalist and singer Nigel A. Wilson leads his rock group, Key Party, in a set of originals, including what he calls a "secret, special song."

Admission: 
Free

Chris Jeong

Monday / August 5, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocalist Chris Jeong performs a selection of bubblegum K-pop songs and originals.

Admission: 
Free

Jun Ho "Joon" Lee's Senior Recital

Monday / August 12, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Drummer Jun Ho "Joon" Lee presents his senior recital at Berklee.

Admission: 
Free

Isaiah Morfin's Senior Recital

Friday / July 12, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocalist and alto saxophonist Isaiah Morfin's senior recital will feature a performance of original compositions by Morfin with his band.

Admission: 
Free

Paul Brown and the Killing Devils / Drunken Logic / January Jane

Friday / September 27, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Paul Brown and the Killing Devils
Drunken Logic

Paul Brown and the Killing Devils present an evening of rock music that draws on influences from Rush and Van Halen to Monty Python and Debussy. The band is comprised of Paul Brown (vocals, guitar) Jake Patterson (guitar), Henry Wiggers (drums), and Jim Cady (bass). It has received airplay all over the world, drawn more than one million YouTube views, and released several albums, including Black Widow Tears, The Wizard’s Dawn, Red Spider, Greetings from the Palace, and When the Runner Flies.

Drunken Logic blends the raw energy of the rock and roll tradition with the thoughtful emotion of the indie movement. The result is a powerful rock sound that hints at influences such as Death Cab for Cutie, Frightened Rabbit, Foo Fighters, and the Who.

Watch Drunken Logic perform “Something New to Burn” in the video below:

January Jane kicks off the night with a walloping dose of metal and power ballads.

Admission: 
$12, general admission

The Folks Below / Tomara Petty

Saturday / July 27, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

With punchy vocals and a mix of acoustic and electric sounds, the Folks Below aim to make your body move with its upbeat folk tunes. The band is comprised of vocalist/guitarist/pianist Holly Brewer, percussionist Nate Greenslit, and upright/electric bassist and pianist Paul Diley.

The Folks Below released its self-titled debut album on Nervous Relatives Records in May after forming on January 1, 2013. The album was engineered and mixed by Jon Evans (Tori Amos) at his Brick Hill Studio on Cape Cod. Listen to the new album at the Folks Below’s website here.

 

Tomara Petty was formerly the lead singer of the all-female, L.A. rock band Shotgun Showdown and has just released her first solo EP, Television Eyes. Her creations are rife with vivid, open-ended visual metaphors, eliciting emotion from listeners and inviting them to bring their own experiences into each song. Her performances are raw and emotional, building and cascading with the varying moods of her multidimensional songs. 

 

Admission: 
$12, general admission

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