Red Room at Cafe 939

Red Room at Cafe 939 is a state-of-the-art, all-ages, student-run music venue and coffee house. Located at 939 Boylston Street, the 200-person capacity concert venue showcases Berklee's emerging student talent, local artists, as well as national acts seeking a more intimate, personal space in which to perform and connect with their fans. 

 

Spencer Krug

Spencer Krug / Light Conductor

Friday / June 21, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

After 15 years of writing and performing with projects such as Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown, Moonface, Swan Lake, and Frog Eyes, Spencer Krug has finally decided to release and tour the music that he makes under his own name.

Admission: $15 in advance / $17 general admission (standing room only)

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Mark Wilkinson

CANCELED: Mark Wilkinson

Saturday / June 22, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Singer-songwriter, indie folk, and acoustic pop are labels that could apply to Mark Wilkinson, but ultimately he lends his voice to the human condition.

Admission: $20 in advance / $25 general admission (seated show)

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Silver Sphere

Saturday / June 22, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Silver Sphere, a 19-year-old artist based in Chicago, Illinois, says she loves pop music and breaking her own heart.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (Standing room only)

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Master’s Culminating Experience Presentations: Day 1

Monday / June 24, 2019 / 9:00 a.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Berklee Global Jazz Institute students who are graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance program, as they present their culminating experiences or theses.
Day one of this three-day event, which runs June 24–26, will showcase the students’ development and growth over the past year while giving them a chance to perform for the college community.
All are invited to drop in to hear any part of the session or to watch live online. For more information, contact graduatestudies@berklee.edu.

Admission: Free

Master’s Culminating Experience Presentations: Day Two

Tuesday / June 25, 2019 / 9:00 a.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Berklee Global Jazz Institute students who are graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance program, as they present their culminating experiences or theses.
Day two of this three-day event, which runs June 24–26, will showcase the students’ development and growth over the past year while giving them a chance to perform for the college community.
All are invited to drop in to hear any part of the session or to watch live online. For more information, contact graduatestudies@berklee.edu.

 

Admission: Free

Master’s Culminating Experience Presentations: Day 3

Wednesday / June 26, 2019 / 9:00 a.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Berklee Global Jazz Institute students who are graduating from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance program, as they present their culminating experiences or theses.
Day three of this three-day event, which runs June 24–26, will showcase the students’ development and growth over the past year while giving them a chance to perform for the college community.
All are invited to drop in to hear any part of the session or to watch live online. For more information, contact graduatestudies@berklee.edu.

 

Admission: Free

BGJI Master’s Degree Commencement Concert

Wednesday / June 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Come celebrate with the fourth cohort of Berklee Global Jazz Institute master's degree students at their Commencement Concert.

Admission: Free

Rodrigo Domingues’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / July 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, Brazilian guitarist Rodrigo Domingues performs a set of jazz standards.

Admission: Free

Sweet Crude

Tuesday / July 9, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Over the past few years, Sweet Crude has managed to take the music and language of Louisiana and produce a completely fresh sound that thrusts century-old traditions into the present. The six-piece band consistently delivers exciting shows, featuring enough drums for a small marching band, exuberantly bellowed harmonies, and lyrics that jump from English to Louisiana French in a single verse. 

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (standing room only)

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A.A. Bondy

An Evening with A.A. Bondy

Thursday / July 11, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Enderness, A.A. Bondy’s first album in eight years, was finished the day before a wildfire burned down his house. He recorded and played everything himself.

Admission: $16 in advance / $18 general admission (standing room only)

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Ear Training Practice Tips

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Mitch Seidman, a professor in the Ear Training Department, will demonstrate practice techniques that will help instrumentalists and vocalists of various levels of ability enhance their musicality. 

Admission: Free

Molly Tuttle

Molly Tuttle

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A virtuosic, award-winning guitarist with a gift for insightful songwriting, Molly Tuttle evolves her signature sound with boundary-breaking songs on her compelling debut album, When You’re Ready.

Admission: $18 in advance / $20 general admission (standing room only)

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Fujiya & Miyagi

Saturday / July 20, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Fujiya & Miyagi, based in Brighton, England, have been making expansive, experimental, and multifaceted electronic-driven music for 20 years.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 day of show

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German Schauss: The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso, German Schauss, will present a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts. 

Admission: Free

Liily

Liily

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Emerging from a burgeoning youth culture in Los Angeles, Liily delivers wildly frenetic shows, pointing to a new vision for alternative and hard rock music.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission (standing room only)

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Preparing for Your College Audition

Thursday / July 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Discover ways to make the college audition experience less stressful, more musical, and something that you are looking forward to. 

Admission: Free

Cakeswagg

Dealer Made Music: Hip-Hop Night

Saturday / July 27, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Don’t miss an evening of the best hip-hop Boston, Massachusetts, has to offer, curated by the city’s own Dreamer.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Songwriters: Simple Lead Sheets, Sketches, and Written Parts

Wednesday / July 31, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Ensembles professor Dave Weigert demonstrates the many types of written (or not) parts that songwriters use for gigs, recordings, and performances. Handouts will be available.

Admission: Free

Lucas Santos’s Senior Recital

Thursday / August 1, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Lucas Santos presents his senior recital.

Admission: Free

Yi-Hsuan Liu’s Senior Recital

Friday / August 9, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Violist Yi-Hsuan Liu presents her jazz composition portfolio.

Admission: Free

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