mïc is an electronic band from Boston composed of Tim Wolf on beats and percussion with Travis Yee and Josh Bordelon on synthesizers and vocals. Its music, created from synthesizers and electronic beats strung together with vocal melodies, is at times delicate and caressing and other times powerful and longing, or proud. Listeners have described the group as "mad-scientists" and "a different kind of band." Its songs put the listener in an explosion, a large cave submerged in water, or a dense jungle of furry flora. All three members of the band are students at Berklee College of Music, where they met and became friends.
SkyBridge is a band and project with diversity. Established in the city of Boston in Spring 2013 by the vocalist and composer Utako Toyama, a Japanese student at Berklee College of Music, SkyBridge symbolizes the rainbow. The rainbow is composed of color rings and connects two points like a bridge; just like that, we are from different origins, but we are all connected with our smiles, a common language. The project has a longterm goal, which is to spread music globally, sharing the concept of "Although We Look so Different, We ALL Smile the Same.'' The purpose is to promote equality and friendship among citizens of the globe.
Band members come from America, Australia, Ireland, Kenya, and Japan. With four vocalists, a pianist, guitarist, bassist, and two marketing, promotion, and band strategy specialists, all members are students at Berklee College of Music or Boston University. These young souls wish to make a difference to the world through their expertise in and passion for music.
SkyBridge music ranges from pop and R&B to reggae, jazz, soul, and funk. Through the exchange of culture, language, and ideas, Sky Bridge brings music that serves a warm message for the global community.
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Lesser Animals is a Boston-based band with James Sanderson and Noel Friesen on vocals and guitar, Mike Kerr on guitar, Myles Davis on piano and woodwinds, Charlie Porter on bass, and Roland Greco on drums.
This concert has been canceled due to weather. Yes, Kennary is pronounced like the bird. Four years after picking up her first guitar at the age of 10, Hadley Kennary started writing music. Now 20, she has released a self-titled EP and a full-length album, and she has dedicated her time to studying music at Berklee College of Music. Her sound is refreshing and real. Her music mixes the honesty of Sara Bareilles with the mellow cleverness of Ingrid Michaelson, finished off with defining harmonies similar to the Indigo Girls. Each song is a unique experience that stays true to her acoustic roots and vocal integrity. She is inspired by everything and everyone around her. She has graced stages around the country like The Bitter End in New York City, Uncommon Ground in Chicago, and Club Passim in Cambridge as well as festivals like Bucktown Garden Fest in Chicago and Boston Book Festival 2013 in Copley Square. Hadley shows promise for growing as a musician and a person in the coming years as she attends Berklee.
Armeen Musa is a singer-songwiter and composer from Dhaka, Bangladesh, currently living in Boston. Armeen has been performing with her band from the age of 14. At 19 she recorded her debut album, Aye Ghum Bhangai, comprising 10 original songs. Since then she has lived in London and performed with the Afro-beat Bengali band Lokkhi Terra in addition to solo performances. At Berklee College of Music, she has participated in various music festivals including one with Bobby McFerrin, and has released an EP with guitarist Zak Dylan Wass. Her sound is a blend of Bengali folk, jazz, soul, acoustic blues, Indian clssical. and more.
Bobby Wesley is an up and coming guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist from Detroit, now based in Boston. His compositions are a timeless mixture of contemporary jazz and neo-soul. He is in the process of recording his debut album. Bobby is influenced by artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Bilal, D’Angelo, John Legend, and many more.
As an accomplished musician and graduate of Berklee College of Music, he has had the honor of performing with Lalah Hathaway, Meshell Ndgeocello, Willie Nelson, and Annie Lennox.
At age 15, Bobby began performing at open jam sessions in local blues and jazz clubs in Detroit; at 17 he was a featured performer with jazz violinist Regina Carter during the Detroit Montrieux Jazz Festival. As a popular guitarist in the community of blues musicians in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Bobby has had the honor of performing with such blues artists as Larry McCray and the late Magic Slim.
OSIRIS FIRE frontman Itamar Edelman combines influences from his reggae-rich hometown of Ithaca, New York (the birthplace of John Brown's Body and 10 Ft Ganja Plant), with the heavy bass and electronic sounds of the Boston underground hip-hop scene to create an original genre-defying sound. Bassist Camilla Charlesworth and roots powerhouse Alex Roderick round out the group, which released a self-titled politically charged EP in January to a growing fan base. OSIRIS FIRE shows are known for explosive energy, ethereal improvisations, and a deep groove set to evoke the heart beating within.
Watch OSIRIS FIRE perform "Shacklebreaker" live atop Berklee's 160 Mass Ave. building:
This performance has been canceled due to weather. 3 Sudacas is three students at Berklee from Venezuela, Brazil, and Colombia performing traditional and unique compositions arranged for voice, percussion, mandolin, guitar, and bass. They have each had unique performance experiences as well as the opportunity to work and perform together for the 2014 Latin Grammys with Alejandro Sanz.
Sterling Rhyne's original music blends R&B with neo-soul and indie pop. She plans to release a project with her band, Aphrolove, later this year. In the meantime, Rhyne leads songwriting workshops for students in elementary through high school grades in and around Boston. She hopes to travel the world leading workshops to inspire self-expression and social consciousness in young people.
Texas-born Julia Maree writes and plays songs that capture raw emotions with uncanny precision. At Berklee College of Music, Julia has been able to work with emerging songwriters and singers as well as Grammy-winning artists. Combining a folk-rock tone with complex lyric ideas and an edgy vocal style, she has created a sound all her own.