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. 

 

Cinders

Cinders / Sub-Radio

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With a rowdy acoustic pop sound, Cinders blends acoustic textures, indie vocals, catchy melodies, and the frenetic live energy of a punk show. Sub-Radio makes indie pop that grooves, stabs, winks, punches, and inspires.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Tom Speight / Cheekie / Tommy Ashby

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

Tom Speight is making up for lost time. Laid low by illness, beset by personal and professional problems, the songwriter returned to what he does best: writing songs. Cheekie is a Boston-based singer-songwriter who sings melancholy songs with dreamy hooks.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show

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Inside Vandoren with David Gould

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Learn more about reed and mouthpiece maker Vandoren USA with clarinetist David Gould.

Admission: Free

Cat Clyde

Cat Clyde

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Cat Clyde, a new artist from Stratford, Canada, presents a fresh take on the classic sounds of yesteryear.

Admission: $12 in advance, $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Steve Davis Master Class

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 12:30 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join jazz trombonist Steve Davis for a master class.

Admission: Free

Patrick Park / Brianna Nelson

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

Trial and error can be an effective but frustrating method for solving problems. This approach is how singer-songwriter Patrick Park records music—exhausting all sonic possibilities of a song before finally succumbing to the ebb and flow of the creative process.

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

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Song Screening with Benjamin Groff of Brill Building and Amanda Samii of Kobalt

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Receive feedback on your song from industry professionals Benjamin Groff of Brill Building and Amanda Samii of Kobalt.

Admission: Free

BENEE

BENEE

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

Hailing from the suburbs of Auckland, New Zealand, 19-year-old indie pop artist BENEE has made her mark on the world with her debut EP Fire on Marzz, released in June.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Maddie Jay

Maddie Jay / Jackson Lundy

Friday / October 25, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Maddie Jay, a self-proclaimed “bedroom producer,” relies on her roots as a bass player to inform beats and productions she creates in her apartment. Jackson Lundy is a singer-songwriter from New York City whose music is a blend of R&B, jazz and neo-soul.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Braxton Cook

Braxton Cook

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Braxton Cook is one of this generation’s most exciting emerging voices in the jazz world. Not only does he exhibit world-class virtuosity on the alto saxophone, but he also is a uniquely talented singer-songwriter who blends jazz, soul, R&B, and alternative music into a new sound all his own.

Admission: $15 general admission

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Armen Paul

Armen Paul

Saturday / November 2, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With more than 1 million streams across all platforms, and with impressive collaborations and features ahead, pop artist Armen Paul is building an impressive career.

Admission: $15 in advance / $17 general admission

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Sebastián Soto’s Senior Recital

Monday / November 4, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Mexican drummer Sebastián Soto performs jazz, featuring arrangements and originals, that inspired him throughout his time at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Janek Gwizdala, Bass Entrepreneur: Making a Career

Wednesday / November 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join celebrated bassist Janek Gwizdala ’00 as we explore his diverse career as a musician, educator, author, and video journalist. Serious bass playing will also be part of the day. Steve Bailey, bass chair at Berklee College of Music, will host and interview Gwizdala.

Admission: Free

Graeme James

Graeme James

Thursday / November 7, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Graeme James is a pop/folk violinist from New Zealand who has gone from busking to traveling internationally as an acclaimed singer-songwriter.

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

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Emily Bear

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

Singer-songwriter Emily Bear is an 18-year-old composer and piano virtuoso who creates emotionally charged, catchy music that combines various genres.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 day of show (standing room only)

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Dotan

Dotan

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

Dutch singer-songwriter Dotan began his career playing intimate shows in people's homes. 7 Layers, his 2014 multiplatinum album, was a soulful and folksy record that he wrote, produced, and recorded in his living room.

Admission: $12 general admission

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Jack “The Sax” Davies’s Senior Recital: Pangea

Tuesday / November 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jack “The Sax” Davies, a British R&B, jazz, and funk saxophonist, presents his Berklee College of Music senior recital, Pangea—the unity of cultures, languages, and ethnicities through the medium of music.

Admission: Free

AHI

AHI

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

No matter his material, Canadian musician AHI (pronounced “eye”) has one unbreakable songwriting rule: he must see himself—and some truth—in his songs.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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Friendship

Thursday / November 14, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

On stage, bassist Jon Samuels is the only member of Friendship who stands, swaying back and forth as the songs bear down, pulling together and apart. Friendship’s newest release, Dreamin’ (planned for release on November 8), is an exorable wave of motion, endlessly rocking between intimacy and loneliness.

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

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Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley

Friday / November 15, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Joan Shelley, a singer-songwriter who lives near Louisville, Kentucky, features work that wrestles with the possibility of reconciling, if only for a moment, the perceived “natural” world with its reflection.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission

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