Concert

Paula Cole featuring Kevin Barry

Saturday / September 29, 2012 / 2:15 p.m.
Natixis Global Asset Management Stage
Carter Playground
Boston
MA
02118
Paula Cole

Grammy Award winner and seven-time Grammy Award nominee Paula Cole has released six solo albums spanning an eighteen-year career. Cole's emotionally deep and thrilling performances are a trademark. Poetic and fiercely touching, intelligent writing makes Cole stand apart. Her compositions have been covered by Herbie Hancock, Annie Lennox, and Katherine McPhee, to name a few. From a small town in Massachusetts, Cole was raised in a musical family with whom she and her daughter remain close. She is a scholarship alumna from Berklee College of Music with a background in jazz. From her top-ten hits of the 1990s to her more recent critically acclaimed albums, Paula Cole continues to write, produce, record, and perform heartfelt, meaningful, lasting music.

Admission: 
Free

Etudes Recital for Bass

Monday / October 22, 2012 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Etudes Recital for Bass presented by Jim Stinnett.

Admission: 
Free

Stick to It: Celebration Part Two

Friday / October 5, 2012 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Final Semester Canadian Berklee student Omar Gittens is a talented drummer, songwriter, and producer. His "Stick to It: Celebration Part Two" concert features an international cast of musicians including Vanessa Collier on saxophone/voice (Philadelphia), Greg Feingold on bass (Chicago), Tammy Ying on piano and keyboards (Republic of Singapore), and Moez Dawad on percussion (Alexandria, Egypt). Gittens and his group will be playing repertoire of his own original material as well as covers of songs by Yellowjackets and Stevie Wonder.

Admission: 
Free

Sue Costello

Friday / November 30, 2012 / 9:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

 

Sue Costello, acclaimed comic, actor, and writer is set for her triumphant return to Boston for one night only with two performances of her one-woman show, Minus 32 Million Words, at the Red Room. The show—alternately hilarious and heartbreaking—track’s Costello’s life growing up in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and how she developed a desperate need for fame and money, only to realize that without trust in herself, nothing could make her happy. As to the origin of the show’s title, Costello explains: “The show is called Minus 32 Million Words because I read an article in the New York Times that said that poor kids hear 32 million less words than rich kids and thought, "I want to bust through those limitations and tell my story, even if 'they' say I don’t have the words." The show is about going for your dreams and second chances, all while remembering where you came from. It’s life imitating art.” Costello has starred on NYPD BLUE, Last Comic Standing, and appeared in the film The Fighter alongside Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Mark Wahlberg.

 

Admission: 
$18 Advanced, $20 Day of Show

The Vespers / Animal Flag / Dana Protsenko Quartet

Sunday / October 14, 2012 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
The Vespers
Photo provided by the artist

The Vespers are a duo of sibling duos: Callie and Phoebe Cryar, and Taylor and Bruno Jones.

They named their record Tell Your Mama, released it in March, got a van and a trailer, and set off to see the world and to let the world see them. All before a single one of them had reached the ripe old age of 21.

Admission: 
$10.00

Sue Costello

Friday / November 30, 2012 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Sue Costello, acclaimed comic, actor, and writer is set for her triumphant return to Boston for one night only with two performances of her one-woman show, Minus 32 Million Words, at the Red Room. The show—alternately hilarious and heartbreaking—track’s Costello’s life growing up in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and how she developed a desperate need for fame and money, only to realize that without trust in herself, nothing could make her happy. As to the origin of the show’s title, Costello explains: “The show is called Minus 32 Million Words because I read an article in the New York Times that said that poor kids hear 32 million less words than rich kids and thought, "I want to bust through those limitations and tell my story, even if 'they' say I don’t have the words." The show is about going for your dreams and second chances, all while remembering where you came from. It’s life imitating art.” Costello has starred on NYPD BLUE, Last Comic Standing, and appeared in the film The Fighter alongside Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Mark Wahlberg.

Admission: 
$18 Advanced, $20 Day of Show

Carina Round / Rosi Golan

Tuesday / October 23, 2012 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Carina Round
Rosi Golan

Carina Round has carved a singular path in music with her inimitable voice and stirringly varied compositions. Her uncompromising vision and thrilling versatility has garnered an immensely passionate fan base, including a myriad of highly regarded musicians. Her forthcoming album, Tigermending, comes from a painting by Amy Cutler where three women sit in a field dutifully stitching the bellies of a heap of helpless tigers. Produced with Grammy-nominated writer Dan Burns, Round collaborated with some notable champions including the legendary Dave Stewart, Brian Eno, and Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan. TV and film placements of her songs include American Horror Story, Pretty Little Liars, Dollhouse, and many more.

An Israeli-born singer songwriter, Rosi Golan now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She was the winner of the first ASCAP Robert Allen Award for songwriting excellence, for which she performed at Lincoln Center. Her songs have been placed in TV shows such as The Vampire Diaries, Grey's Anatomy, In Plain Sight, and Ghost Whisperer, as well as in various commercials. Billboard Magazine described her CD, The Drifter & the Gypsy, as "a collection of gentle, country-tinged pop songs."

Admission: 
$12 Advance, $15 Day of Show

Charlie Peacock / The Lone Bellow

Thursday / October 4, 2012 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
Charlie Peacock
The Lone Bellow

Charlie Peacock's adventurous resume makes him a difficult musician to categorize. The Grammy Award-winning, multiformat performer, songwriter, and record producer has excelled in pop, gospel, country, folk-Americana, and jazz.

Peacock began his iconoclastic artist, songwriting, and production career in the 1980s with recordings for A&M, Island, and Sparrow/EMI. Alongside his own unique performing and recording career, Peacock has played a lead role in creating major hits in three separate decades—most notably Amy Grant's "Every Heartbeat" (1991), Switchfoot's "Dare You to Move" (2002), and the Civil Wars' Gold debut album Barton Hollow (2011)—earning Grammys for Best Folk Album and Country Duo. 

Named by Billboard's Encyclopedia of Record Producers as one of the 500 most important record producers in music history, the award-winning artist-producer is known as a deeply committed advocate of artistic freedom and risk.

In 2012 Peacock diverted from his recent jazz recordings to produce his own return to vocal performance, the folk/Americana flavored No Man’s Land.

Featuring Jeff Coffin on the saxophone. Also appearing: The Lone Bellow.

Admission: 
$12 advance, $15 day of show

Niklas Ostergaard: Xevilla

Thursday / October 4, 2012 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Niklas and his band present a recital of music infused with funk, groove, and beat.

Admission: 
Free

Amanda Andrews Group

Wednesday / October 3, 2012 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Amanda Andrews and her ensemble present a set of original jazz tunes.

Admission: 
Free

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