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. 

 

Kyle Morton

SOLD OUT: Kyle Morton of Typhoon

Saturday / January 21, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

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Kyle Morton is the lead singer and songwriter of the Portland, Oregon, band Typhoon.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

Information Session: Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration)

Thursday / January 26, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

This information session will provide an overview of Berklee's Master of Music degree in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration), presented by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute's Danilo Pérez, artistic director, and Marco Pignataro, managing director. 

Admission: Free

Club d'Elf

Friday / January 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Moroccan-dosed dub-jazz collective Club d'Elf with special guest David Tronzo celebrate the release of Live at Club Helsinki, an intoxicating mix of jazz, electronica, hip-hop, psychedelia, dub, and Moroccan trance. 

Admission: $15 Advance / $18 Day of show / Standing Room Only

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BOOM

Monday / January 30, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present our monthly open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of every month.

Admission: Free

Bill Laurance

Bill Laurance (of Snarky Puppy)

Wednesday / February 1, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Grammy Award-winner and original member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy, Bill Laurance released his debut album Flint in 2014 and received international critical acclaim, going straight to no. 1 on the iTunes Jazz Charts.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission

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Active Bird Community / Bear Salon / Twin Chameleon

Friday / February 3, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Active Bird Community is a Brooklyn band with sprightly, slacker vibes reminiscent of '90s indie rock. Bear Salon and Twin Chameleon are the opening acts. 

Admission: $10 in Advance / $12 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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Why Don't We

Why Don't We / Round2Crew

Saturday / February 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A band like no other on the pop landscape, Why Don’t We brings together five supremely talented singer-songwriters who have each built up a passionate following of their own. Pop-rap group Round2Crew, based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, will open the show.

Admission: $15 general admission / $39 meet and greet / $79 meet and greet and hangout

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Banda Magda

The Checkout–Live at Berklee: Banda Magda

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Famed New York-area radio station WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM/WBGO.org, NPR Music, and Berklee present the sixth year of the Checkout – Live at Berklee. Founded by Greek-born singer, film scorer, and composer Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda moves from samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando.

Admission: $10 general admission (standing room only)

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Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Conducting

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Richard Carrick, chair of the Composition Department, Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department, and Conducting faculty Eric Stern and Tiffany Chang as they present a training session on the core conducting courses at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

Jeff LeBlanc

Jeff LeBlanc and Hayley Reardon

Friday / February 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jeff LeBlanc has netted three top-20 albums on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart. Boston Globe Magazine recognized Hayley Reardon's artistry, naming her a Bostonian of the Year.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana / Josh Cashman

Tuesday / February 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Tash Sultana made a name for herself busking on the streets of Melbourne, Australia, and by having homemade videos go viral with millions of views online. Josh Cashman will open the show.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Self Portraits

Self Portraits / The Interlopers / Saint Monroe

Friday / February 17, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With a huge modern sound and catchy hooks, Self Portraits brings big rock music to the mainstream. The Interlopers and Saint Monroe will open the show.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Clay Cook

Clay Cook / Ava Suppelsa

Saturday / February 18, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

An accomplished songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Clay Cook has recorded and toured with John Mayer, Sugarland, the Marshall Tucker Band, and Shawn Mullins. Ava Suppelsa opens the show.

Admission: $15 general admission / Standing Room Only

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Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Ear Training

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, as he presents an overview of the methods used to teach students to hear and apply melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic musical forms, and the technical proficiency requirements at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Natalia Nastaskin

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

BerkleeICE brings Natalia Nastaskin, United Talent Agency's CEO of U.S. operations and general counsel. 

Admission: Free

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Justin Zakrajsek: Stuff Saxophone Shouldn't Do

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Justin Zakrajsek's senior recital features performances of woodwind instruments in various levels of unusual contexts. 

Admission: Free

Kathleen Parks' Senior Recital

Friday / March 3, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Kathleen Parks' senior recital will showcase her own compositions and songs, as well as arrangements featuring American roots, American Songbook, funk, and Harry Nilsson-esq pop.

Admission: Free

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Donovan Roberts' Senior Recital

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Guitar principal Donovan Roberts presents his senior recital. 

Admission: Free

Antonio Macomber's Senior Recital: The Elements Of Rock Bass Playing

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Antonio Macomber's senior recital will consist of songs from many of the sub-genres of rock music put together to create a coherent, multimedia final Berklee performance.  

Admission: Free

Brandon Patrick: Leaving with a BANG

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, drum set principal Brandon Patrick presents legendary music from Rage Against the Machine, Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters and more.

Admission: Free

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