Jay Stolar is a soul singer with an impressive arsenal of heart-gripping songs. Extremely active in the New York City music scene, Stolar’s live performances hearken back to the early days of R&B, when it was an artist’s job to connect to every person in the room.
Secret Someones is the new project from established New York City singer-songwriters Bess Rogers, Lelia Broussard, and Hannah Winkler, who are joined by powerhouse drummer and multi-instrumentalist Zach Jones. Emphasizing songwriting excellence, Secret Someones draws inspiration from the likes of Weezer, Talking Heads, and Tom Petty. Loud, fun, and catchy as hell, Secret Someones are collectively bringing it, and they’re just getting started.
Daniel Gonzalez, multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mexico City, will be performing originals for the first time at Berklee, with a special blend of funk/electro-rock styles, plus an eclectic selection of songs covering Daft Punk, Porcupine Tree, Pink Floyd, and more.
Kollaboration Boston is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a creative platform for Asian-American performance artists to showcase their talents. Our mission and mantra is "Empowerment through Entertainment." Our third annual show features seven diverse acts: Angel & Will, a vocal/instrumental duo; Daesun Yim, an improv pianist; Derek Hsu, a Chinese yo-yo pro; Justin Oppus, a vocalist; LuDow, a rap artist; Movement Box, a vocal percussion and dance group; and UPdrifting Crew, a hip-hop dance group. As guest performers and judges, we have hip-hop dancer Ellen Kim, musicans AJ Rafael and Andrew Rhim, and our Kollaboration Boston 2 grand finalist, Justin Chiou. More information can be found at www.KollaborationBoston.org or Facebook.com/KollaborationBoston.
$28 VIP, $13 in advance (discount applied at checkout), or $35 VIP, $16 day of show, general admission
This concert of high-energy electronica is presented by Electronic Production and Design students in the Live Performance Techniques for the Electronic Musician course. The students will be performing live, improvised sets on laptop and controllers.
Jesca Hoop’s eclectic songwriting and music has drawn praise from Tom Waits, who describes Hoop’s sound as being "like a four-sided coin."
Cocoa Jackson Lane combines gritty soul with roots and reggae. A fresh collaboration between vocalist Jess Harlen and Camilla 'Bass Killa' Charlesworth, Cocoa Jackson Lane seamlessly ranges from heart-wrenching delicacy to hard-hitting dancehall.
$5 with Berklee I.D, $8 in advance, $10 day of show, general admission