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. 

 

Mayah Denyelle / Jean-Luc / STAZ

Tuesday / February 21, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Mayah Dyson, known by her stage name Mayah Denyelle, is currently a junior at Berklee. Jean-Luc is a pop singer, songwriter, and rapper whose music combines elements of electronic dance, R&B, and hip-hop. Hailing from Los Angeles, California, STAZ is a Nigerian-American musician whose sound takes influences from the jazz playbook of her youth. 

Admission: Free / Standing Room Only

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Roots Roadshow

Wednesday / February 22, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

The Roots Roadshow is a showcase where America's rich musical heritage is explored and celebrated.

Admission: Free

The Ben Appel Quartet

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Ben Appel and his quartet's debut performance will be an exciting showcase of originals written by Appel and performed by the group in jazz/bop standards. 

Admission: Free

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Berklee Original Bands Showcase

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Great original songs are critical to your success as a solo artist or band. The Berklee Original Band Showcase features five Berklee bands playing 30-minute sets of all original music of any genre.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

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

Berklee Original Open Mic Night

Monday / February 27, 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 the monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of every month. 

Admission: Free / Standing Room Only

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 head of U.S. Music Operations and member of Billboard's 2015 and 2016 Power List, to discuss her work forging new paths for her clients.

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

Theo Croker

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Theo Croker is an artist steeped in jazz tradition, heavily influenced by the legendary trumpeters Doc Cheatham and Donald Byrd. 

Admission: $15 general admission

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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

Dalaun | Jennie.O

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

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

R&B/soul singer-songwriters Dalaun and Jennie.O will perform an acoustic set. The program will include original songs, covers, and a short Q&A session with both artists.

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

Jessie Leith Munro

Jessie Leith Munro with Jack Martini and the Jacksonville Kid

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Jessie Leith Munro is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Italian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Jack Martini cooks up his songs with the finest flavors from around the world. The Jacksonville Kid, Jacob Allen, melds together folk, rock, Americana, indie, and soul music into one sound that Allen refers to as “folk-swamp" music. 

Admission: Free

Brandon Patrick: A Tribute to Rage Against the Machine

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 pays tribute to Rage Against the Machine.

Admission: Free

Maz

Maz / Michelle Willis / Riva Saputo

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

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Mike ‘Maz’ Maher has made a name for himself as a founding member of the multi-Grammy Award-winning group Snarky Puppy. Michelle Willis is a singer-songwriter and keyboardist performing with some of the world's most well-loved artists. Riva Saputo is a Boston-based, alternative R&B band started by Heather Rivas and Toni Saputo. 

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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GIIA

Saturday / March 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Berklee alumna and New York City-based electronic vocalist GIIA creates atmospheric music inspired by trap and pop. 

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

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Soso Gelovani: Sounds Around

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

In his senior recital, bass principal Soso Gelovani presents original music. 

Admission: Free

Katie Thiroux

Katie Thiroux Quartet

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

A triple-threat talent and Berklee College of Music Presidential Scholarship recipient, Katie Thiroux has garnered considerable attention for her bravura bass playing, assured singing, and compelling compositions.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Angela 'Chickie' Pagano: Chickie's Recital

Tuesday / March 14, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Chickie Pagano presents a performance of pop music, originals, and covers.

Admission: Free

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