Berklee Performance Center

Housed in the renovated, historic Fenway Theater, the Berklee Performance Center—the college's flagship performance space located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue—seats more then 1,200 and is counted among Boston's most prestigious concert halls. More than 150 faculty and student concerts are held here each year, in addition to approximately 100 outside professional shows and special seminars and clinics.  

 

Liner Notes: An Evening with Loudon Wainwright

Wednesday / September 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III will be in conversation with Bonnie Hayes, chair of the Songwriting Department, discussing his stories chronicled in his new memoir, Liner Notes.

Admission: $27 (Book included)

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Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Master Class with Eric Harland

Friday / September 22, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The third event of the three-day Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Program is a master class featuring Eric Harland.

Admission: Free

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón

Friday / October 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Created by 10-time Latin Grammy-winner Javier Limón, the Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the last 10 years of his illustrious career. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $48 / $58

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Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey

Saturday / October 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Nearly 40 years after he began performing, Johnny Clegg is embarking on his final world tour, titled the Final Journey. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.

Admission: $69/ $50/ $40/ $30

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Harold López-Nussa Trio

Saturday / October 28, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Havana-based composer and pianist Harold López-Nussa travels smoothly through his classical, Cuban, and jazz inspirations to create an exceptional style of global jazz. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28/ $32/ $37/ $42

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The Sachal Ensemble

Sunday / October 29, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Pakistan’s classical virtuosos the Sachal Jazz Ensemble emerged in 2011 with an ambitious recording covering Western jazz standards on traditional instruments. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $32 / $37 / $42

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Irma Thomas, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet

Friday / November 3, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Enjoy an uplifting evening with Irma Thomas, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30/ $37/ $48/ $58/

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Yasmin Levy

Sunday / November 5, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With a deep, spiritual, and moving style, Yasmin Levy preserves and revives the most beautiful and romantic songs from the Ladino/Judeo-Spanish tradition. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $32 / $37 / $42

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Iron & Wine

Saturday / November 11, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With its first album of new material in more than four years, Iron & Wine is proud to announce the new album, Beast Epic. This performance is sponsored by Crossroads.

Admission: $36.50 / $42.50

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The Bad Plus

Sunday / November 12, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Rule-breaking, genre-bending, and thoroughly entertaining, the Bad Plus has created an uncompromising body of work by shattering convention, creating bold, original compositions, and deconstructing songs from pop, rock, and classical music. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Sunday / January 14, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a 17-piece dream team of Cuba’s hottest musicians brought together by musical director Juan de Marcos González. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Dianne Reeves

Friday / February 16, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

A timeless voice, improvisational prowess, and unique soul-jazz stylings mark Dianne Reeves as one of the world’s preeminent jazz vocalists. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30/ $37/ $48/ $58

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TAO: Drum Heart

Sunday / February 18, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With explosive taiko drumming and innovative, acrobatic choreography, TAO: Drum Heart offers a breathtaking, vibrantly modern twist on a traditional art form. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30/ $38/ $48/ $58

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