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. 

 

North and South Indian Percussion Solos and Rhythm Theory

Monday / April 23, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jerry Leake, an artist who teaches percussion with an insatiable desire to span the world, presents a master class and clinic on North and South Indian percussion solos and rhythm theory.

Admission: Free

Roots Roadshow

Monday / April 23, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America's rich musical heritage.

Admission: Free

Daniel Martinez's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, Daniel Martinez and his band the Offering will play a collection of original heavy metal songs, as well as several covers as tribute to his musical influences.

Admission: Free

Electronic Performance Night

Electronic Performance Night

Tuesday / April 24, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join the Songwriting Department for its second electronic singer-songwriter showcase, hosted by faculty member Erin Barra-Jean. 

Admission: Free

Erickson Cardenas's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Wednesday / April 25, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio, trombonist Erickson Cardenas will explore various genres such as jazz, Latin jazz, Afro-Peruvian music, and much more.

Admission: Free

A&R Showcase

Wednesday / April 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Berklee A&R Group's Spring Showcase will feature an incredible lineup of some of the college's best original acts.

Admission: Free

Aida De Moya's Jazz Composition Nonet

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Guitarist, arranger, and composer Aida De Moya presents her jazz composition senior portfolio.

Admission: Free

Lauren Ruth Ward

Lauren Ruth Ward / SLUGS / Grace Givertz

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Lauren Ruth Ward’s band’s chameleonic moods are punctuated by Ward’s playfulness with bandmates on stage, her willingness to dance with the audience, and her signature white-dotted eyes. SLUGS is an indie rock band based in Los Angeles. Grace Givertz is an indie folk singer-songwriter based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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

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Hip-Hop MC Mique and Magic Jazz Big Band

Friday / April 27, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio, Mike Tsai presents original jazz and hip-hop music for love, peace, and having fun. The recital will feature Dreamer & Marsini.

Admission: Free

John Craigie

John Craigie

Friday / April 27, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Renowned for his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters while blazing a trail of his own.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission (seated show)

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Clay Cook

Clay Cook

Saturday / April 28, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In 2009, Clay Cook became a member of the multi-platinum, Grammy award–winning Zac Brown Band, but he still finds time to tour with his brand of acoustic singer-songwriter music.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission (standing room only)

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David Stern

Monday / April 30, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jazz guitarist David Stern is about to graduate and move to New York City to join the music scene. In his final performance at Berklee College of Music, he will be joined on stage by Kenny Werner on piano, Ben Solomon on saxophone, Max Ridley on bass, and Marcelo Pérez on drums.

Admission: Free

Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / April 30, 2018 / 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 its monthly open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of each month. 

Admission: Free

Matt Hespelt's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Composer/guitarist Matt Hespelt presents a compilation of his jazz composition portfolio.

Admission: Free

Cabaret

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Cabaret is an intimate, live showcase of Broadway favorites and musical theater–inspired originals.

Admission: Free

Thiago Vitorio: Backstage Happenings

Wednesday / May 2, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Thiago Vitorio will take you on a journey of his Berklee experience, spanning from the piece he played at his audition to everything he learned over the ensuing four years.

Admission: Free

Cabaret Presents: One-Person Show

Wednesday / May 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

One-Person Show is a series of solo performances directed by Ana Guigui.

Admission: Free

Penélope Santana's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / May 3, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Guitarist and composer Penélope Santana presents her jazz composition portfolio, featuring a set of original music and renowned standards in a small and large ensemble setting.

Admission: Free

Manu Delago

Manu Delago

Thursday / May 3, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

When Manu Delago discovered the Hang—an enchanting musical instrument manufactured by PANArt in Switzerland—he simultaneously unearthed a passion for writing music.

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

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Jueun Seok's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / May 4, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Pianist and composer Jueun Seok presents her jazz composition portfolio, featuring original compositions performed by horns, rhythm section, and piano trio. 

Admission: Free

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