Concert

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

Star & Micey / Tallahasee

Friday / June 21, 2013 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Star & Micey

Over the last four years, Star & Micey has become one of the most talked about and celebrated acts to come out of Memphis. Having earned a reputation for crafting singable melodies with honest lyrics, this harmonically gifted quartet has earned critical acclaim for its 2009 eponymous debut and its 2012 EP I Can’t Wait. Featuring a blend of acoustic and electric guitars, banjos, bass, and drums, all four members of Star & Micey sing and contribute layer after layer of harmonies to augment their original blend of beautiful songwriting. Always favoring authenticity over kitsch, Star & Micey have been ranked as number one on Paste Magazine’s “12 Tennessee Bands You Should Listen To Now.”

Watch a video for Star & Micey’s “I Can’t Wait” here:

Admission: 
$12, general admission

Juan Gaviria's Final Recital

Friday / August 16, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Originally from Pereira, Colombia, guitarist Juan Gaviria will present his final recital, infusing elements of jazz and R&B into the folkloric music of South America. Gaviria and his group will be interpreting some of the great American and Latin standards as well as presenting original compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Ekaterina Ramzhaeva: Under the Umbrella Of Music

Wednesday / August 7, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Alto saxophone player and composer Ekaterina Ramzhaeva will present her recital with a jazz band playing originals and contemporary standards.

Admission: 
Free

Summer Bash with Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, JD Blair, and Derico Watson

Saturday / June 15, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, J.D. Blair, and Derico Watson perform in conjunction with the Victor Wooten/Berklee College of Music Summer Bass Program. The evening's repertoire will include a demonstration of bass extremes, Wooten's solo material, and jazz classics. Students participating in the program may take the stage to show off their skills alongside the bass masters.

Admission: 
$8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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