Events

Berklee Voice Principal Showcase

Wednesday / June 19, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Hear a select group of Berklee students perform originals, contemporary musical theater, R&B, and pop with a full band. 
Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

Berklee Global String Festival Showcase

Thursday / June 27, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The showcase concert of the annual Berklee Global String Festival features Mimi Rabson’s Funkestra, Simon Shaheen’s Qantara Berklee, old-time legend Bruce Molsky, bluegrass wizard Darol Anger, and rising American roots star Brittany Karlson.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

Aspire: Five-Week Spotlight Concert

Monday / August 5, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students from Berklee's Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive will deliver performances that showcase elements of what they have learned during their time at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert

Tuesday / August 6, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert features Greater Boston’s most talented youth from local public high schools, as well as students from the Berklee City Music Network®.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

Aspire: Five-Week Blowout Concert

Wednesday / August 7, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert will feature Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive student ensembles performing in a wide range of musical styles, including jazz, rock, funk/fusion, pop-rock, salsa, and bluegrass.
Admission: Free

Aspire: Five-Week Showcase Concert

Thursday / August 8, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert includes three Five-Week All-Star bands, as well as the Five-Week Tower of Power Ensemble, the Five-Week Rock Workshop, the Five-Week Jazz Workshop, the Five-Week Women’s Performance Program, and the Five-Week Motown Ensemble. 
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions Opening Ceremony and Concert, Featuring David Fiuczynski and Utar Artun

Sunday / August 11, 2019 / 3:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
With Middle Eastern MicroJamz, David Fiuczynski and Utar Artun are bringing ancient musical traditions to life with a neo-cosmopolitan approach.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Jane Miller Clinic—Incorporating Jazz Concerts

Monday / August 12, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jane Miller, a professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, presents a clinic for guitarists of any style who want to learn and incorporate jazz concepts into their playing. The clinic is recommended for songwriters, rock players, fingerstyle players, and, of course, aspiring jazz players.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Colin Sapp and David Davidson of Revocation

Monday / August 12, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Colin Sapp B.M. ’08, an assistant professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, and David Davidson B.M. ’08 of progressive metal band Revocation explore the intersection of jazz and metal guitar, and how the styles can inform each other. Q&A with the artists will follow.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Blues with Michael Williams, with Special Guests Dave Limina and Diane Blue

Monday / August 12, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Michael Williams has recorded and performed with the Grammy-winning James Cotton Blues Band, as well as with artists such as David “Fathead” Newman, Mighty Sam McClain, David Maxwell, Bruce Katz, Toni Lynn Washington, and many others.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

Guitar Sessions: Leni Stern Trio

Tuesday / August 13, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Leni Stern is an unstoppable force. Longtime fans know her from a successful jazz career in which she seemingly performed on the stage of every major festival and legendary club with heavyweight artists such as ​Dennis Chambers, Paul Motian, and ​Bill Frisell​. ​
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

Guitar Sessions: David Newsam Clinic

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
David Newsam B.M. ’81, an associate professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, will explore the intersection of classical, jazz, and Brazilian music.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Perlak/Tronzo Duo

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Perlak/Tronzo Duo bridges the worlds of classical and modern improvised music. The repertoire of Kim Perlak and David Tronzo, chair and professor (respectively) in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, consists of co-composed works that draw on new ideas and elements of their traditions.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Freddie Bryant and Kaleidoscope Trio, with Special Guest Bill Pierce

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Freddie Bryant and Kaleidoscope Trio features Bryant on electric, nylon, and 12-string guitars; Gregory Ryan on bass; and Berklee College of Music percussion professor Mark Walker on drums. The trio will be joined by saxophone legend Bill Pierce.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

Guitar Sessions: Lyle Brewer Clinic

Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Lyle Brewer, an assistant professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, plays original instrumental music on solo guitar. In this clinic, Brewer will discuss fingerpicking techniques, independence of bass and melody, and how to arrange songs for solo guitar.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Jon Finn

Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
A guitarist since age 6, Jon Finn has been a professional musician for most of his life. Today, the Berklee College of Music guitar professor is acknowledged in the international music community as a leader in modern rock guitar as a performer, composer, and educator.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

We Are Two Different People Tour: Starring Danny Gonzalez and Drew Gooden, Featuring Kurtis Conner

Friday / September 13, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join Danny Gonzalez and Drew Gooden for a night of new comedy songs, live comedy sketches, roasts, and improv—all in an effort to prove that they are, in fact, two different people.
Admission: $37 / $45 / $60 / VIP: $120 / $170

The Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra Presents: Tributes

Tuesday / September 24, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra is capable of a powerful large ensemble sound without overpowering the intimate chamber feel of a small jazz band. It performs mostly post-bop-tinged originals and some fresh arrangements of the Great American Songbook.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show
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A Very Special Evening with Graham Nash and Band

Sunday / September 29, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The evening will feature complete performances of the classic albums Songs for Beginners, Wild Tales, and more. Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and two-time Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee.
Admission: $57 / $77 / $97 / $199 premium package / $325 soundcheck package / $425 VIP meet-and-greet package
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Indonesian Cultural Night: Legenda

Wednesday / October 2, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert showcases the traditional arts of Indonesia, featuring the Berklee Indonesian Ensemble, a full choir, and dancers.
Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show
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