Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
This concert will feature a variety of students from the Five-Week Summer Performance Program performing groups, including Motown, Country, Tower of Power, and Rock workshop ensembles as well as three groups featuring the winners of the Five-Week Instrumental Showcase.
Admission: Free; space is limited and admission is not guaranteed.
Thursday / September 4, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
We Will Know: An LGBT Civil Rights Piece in Four Movements is Omar Thomas's artistic reflection on his life and, he says, "on an issue very close to my heart as both a black and gay artist."
Saturday / September 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Seán Keane, from County Galway, is decribed as the "greatest musical find of the '90s" by The Independent. Traditional Irish, folk, and even country and blues songs all lend themselves to his unique style and unforgettable voice.
Friday / September 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Special guests the Del McCoury Band and Catherine Russell will perform with students and faculty to re-envision the music of Bill Monroe and Muddy Waters.
Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Since the 1973 release of his debut album, Crazy Life, Gino Vannelli has remained one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music.
Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Held in conjunction with the A3E Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange Conference, this concert will be a showcase for advanced audio applications that are changing how music is being produced and performed.
Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
After 100 million views on Youtube, Todrick Hall is taking his wacky, whimsical, and hilarious hits on an international tour. Join Todrick and his amazing cast of characters as they sing, laugh, and twerk the night away. All ages welcome.
Thursday / September 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Delve into the catalog of pop legends Prince and Janet Jackson in engaging new ways.
Friday / September 26, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Jeff Tweedy's latest project is a new band focused around a collaboration with Spencer Tweedy, the frontman's 18-year-old son and drummer. The band, Tweedy, will perform songs from its debut album.
Sunday / September 28, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
The once Texan, now New York-based Grammy Award-winning quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from a best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. Although still underground in many respects, the band has earned high praise from critical stalwarts like the BBC, Village Voice, Guardian, and Boston Herald, and has performed at some of the best venues and festivals in Asia, Europe, Australia, and North America.
Monday / September 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Featuring some of Boston’s jazz royalty, distinguished Berklee and Harvard faculty, this group performs originals and imaginative arrangements of jazz standards and traditional folk music.
Tuesday / September 30, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and improvisation. Next, Berklee instructors Jason Anick and Jason Yeager present a dynamic program of modern jazz infused with classical, rock, Latin, bluegrass, and other influences.
Wednesday / October 1, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Faculty Guitarist Joe Musella and his band play Steely Dan's classic Aja album.
Thursday / October 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Video Game Orchestra invites you to rock out to video game music in the group's signature "rockestral" style, which features a rock band, orchestra, and choir.
Friday / October 3, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Esperanza Spalding returns to Berklee as part of a special two-week tour, Thank You October, with longtime collaborators Leo Genovese and Lyndon Rochelle. This intimate trio performance will feature selections from Esperanza's critically-acclaimed releases: Junjo, Esperanza, Chamber Music Society, and Radio Music Society.
Saturday / October 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
If you’ve ever seen Tim and Eric (the duo of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim) live, you are already aware that these two know how to put on a performance – complete with singing, dancing, and all sorts of other Tim and Eric-isms.
Saturday / October 4, 2014 / 10:30 p.m.
If you’ve ever seen Tim and Eric (the comic duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim) live, you are already aware that these two know how to put on a performance—complete with singing, dancing, and all sorts of Tim- and Eric-isms.
Monday / October 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
The Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium, presented by the Berklee Music Business/Management department, features a celebration of one of the most influential genres of music in today's record industry.
Tuesday / October 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Join John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey as they explore the inner and outer limits of the bass. Each of these bassists has underpinned some of the greatest artists of the last three decades: Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Weather Report, Madonna, Bela Fleck, Dizzy Gillespie, Willie Nelson, and Jethro Tull among them. With special guest drummer Derico Watson.
Wednesday / October 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Winner of the 2014 Drummies Artist Award for Best Gospel Drummer, Aaron Spears broke onto the national scene with the Washington, D.C. based jazz, R&B, and rock group the Gideon Band.