Cafe 939

 

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. 

 

James Folino: A Selection of Jazz Standards

Tuesday / May 5, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Guitarist James Folino performs a set of modern interpretations of jazz standards.

Admission: Free

Performance Poetry and Spoken Word Showcase

Tuesday / May 5, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Hosted by Caroline Harvey, assistant professor in Berklee's Liberal Arts Department, this show will include solo spoken-word poems and multivoice poems.

Admission: Free

Kayla Zuskin

Wednesday / May 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Guitarist K-LA presents an afternoon of colorful melodies and jams, featuring original and cover tunes spanning multiple genres.

Admission: Free

An Evening with David Duchovny

Wednesday / May 6, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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David Duchovny, best known for portraying such iconic characters as Fox Mulder on The X Files and Hank Moody on Californication, will release his first solo album, Hell or Highwater, on May 12 with ThinkSay Records.

Admission: $25

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Fabrizio Cavallaro's Senior Recital

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Drummer Fabrizio Cavallaro presents his senior recital with a program of covers and original compositions in the jazz and fusion styles.

Admission: Free

Andrew Ripp / Jesse Ruben

Thursday / May 7, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Andrew Ripp creates music that pushes the boundaries of genre stereotypes, blending the energetic beats of pop music into soul culture and adding the depth and groove of soul music to pop culture. Jesse Ruben, who takes courage from the stories of his idols such as James Taylor, also performs.

Admission: $15.00

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Rachael Wolff

Friday / May 8, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Guitarist and singer-songwriter Rachael Wolff will perform classic blues songs and some originals. 

Admission: Free

Holiday Mountain / Ishi

Saturday / May 16, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Holiday Mountain, a Berklee alumni band, is a vibrant celebration of individuality, movement, sweat, glitter, and community.  Ishi also performs.

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

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Noah Guthrie / Dan Tedesco

Tuesday / May 19, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Bluesy pop singer-songwriter Noah Guthrie has been taking the U.S. by storm to promote his debut album, Among the Wildest Things. Modern-day troubadour Dan Tedesco also performs.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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Quiet Company

Thursday / May 21, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Through the release of three LPs and endless touring, the Austin, Texas band Quiet Company has been making a name for themselves nationally with their energetic live shows and their anthemic, dynamic indie rock.

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William Fitzsimmons / Denison Witmer

Tuesday / May 26, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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William Fitzsimmons, an American singer-songwriter best known for his songs "Passion Play" and "Please Don't Go," performs. Denison Witmer opens the show.

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

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Matthew Stevens

Wednesday / May 27, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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New York City-based guitarist and composer Matthew Stevens is considered one of the most promising artists in jazz today through his associations with NEXT Collective, Christian Scott, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Walter Smith III, among others.

Admission: $12 general admission

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Tor Miller

Friday / June 5, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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New Yorker and indie pop singer Tor Miller performs.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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H.U.M.A.N.W.I.N.E. / The Folks Below

Wednesday / June 10, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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H.U.M.A.N.W.I.N.E. keeps audiences on their toes by taking local musicians and performers and throwing them into the mix to create a very different live show each time. The Folks Below also perform.

Admission: $12 general admission

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Bhi Bhiman

Friday / June 12, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Bhi Bhiman is an American singer-songwriter whose music has drawn a range of comparisons from Rodriguez and Woody Guthrie to Nina Simone and Bill Withers.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Noam Israeli Quartet

Monday / June 15, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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In his final recital at Berklee, drum set principal Noam Israeli presents an afternoon of improvisation and creation based on listening and interaction.

Admission: Free

Benny and the Jets

Thursday / June 18, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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Guitarist and composer Benjamin Perez-Casiano presents covers and original compositions in the jazz and blues styles.

Admission: Free

Trails and Ways

Friday / June 19, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Trails and Ways is a band whose songs never shy away from personal and political heavy lifting while making compelling pop music.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Sleepy Man

Tuesday / June 23, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

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Representing a new generation of Americana and roots music, Sleepy Man's live show is an energetic and eclectic blend of original vocal tracks and driving instrumentals.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission

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Felipe Guzmán M.: Sí, Senior

Wednesday / June 24, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

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In his senior recital, Felipe Guzmán M. presents an afternoon of Latin music fused with various other styles.

Admission: Free

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