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. 

 

Kama Bell's Senior Recital

Monday / October 5, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Kama Bell and fellow saxophonists will play music from a saxophone quartet repertoire stemming from a variety of genres.

Admission: Free

Christian Rocks the House

Tuesday / October 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

With an eclectic mix of rock, jazz, and Latin music, guitar principal Christian Betancourt presents his senior recital, accompanied by special friends from equally diverse backgrounds. 

Admission: Free

Inchul Baek: To Be Continued

Wednesday / October 7, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

In his senior performance, bass principal Inchul Baek presents an afternoon of music in the style of jazz.

Admission: Free

Hyeryun Kim: Bebelongolongo

Thursday / October 8, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

In her first performance, violin principal Hyeryun Kim presents an afternoon of Latin jazz, tango, and classical music. 

Admission: Free

Becca Stevens

Friday / October 9, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Becca Stevens's band expands and blurs the boundaries of folk, jazz, and pop while engaging the listener through keen poetic observation, rich musical language, and beguiling singing.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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Tyler Ward

Saturday / October 10, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Tyler Ward is an American independent singer, writer, and producer who rose to fame via YouTube.

Admission: $16

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Suung Jang's Story with Jazz

Wednesday / October 14, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Drum set principal Suung Jang presents an afternoon of various styles of jazz music along with a great ensemble of friends.

Admission: Free

Jeff LeBlanc

Wednesday / October 14, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Native New Yorker Jeff LeBlanc’s new album, Vision, looks to distinguish him from a crowded field of singer-songwriters. 

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

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Felipe Tinoco

Friday / October 16, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

A student of guitar and jazz composition at Berklee College of Music, Felipe Tinoco's performance features a unique style of composition that combines improvisational aspects of jazz and Brazilian music. 

Admission: Free

Lindi Ortega / Smooth Hound Smith / Dan Tedesco

Friday / October 16, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Lindi Ortega is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario who now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Her voice has been described as a blend of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, and Emmylou Harris. Smooth Hound Smith and Dan Tedesco also perform.

Admission: $15 in advance / $17 day of show, general admission

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Roots Road Showcase

Monday / October 19, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Roots Road series showcases a variety of students and faculty from the American Roots Music Program.

Admission: Free

Daby Touré

Thursday / October 22, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Daby Touré, son of the African desert and child of a Parisian musical upbringing, has created new boundaries and categories that go beyond territory, ethnicity, or birthright.

Admission: $20 in advance / $22 day of show, general admission

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Tyrone Wells / Tim Halperin

Friday / October 23, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Tyrone Wells is a singer-songwriter from Spokane, Washington. Tim Halperin will also perform.

Admission: $20 in advance / $23 day of show, general admission

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Max Schneider

Sunday / October 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Broadway star and YouTube sensation Max Schneider will perform.

Admission: $18 in advance / $20 day of the show, general admission

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Jiyoun Lee : Leap Up To Gleaming Future

Tuesday / October 27, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Jiyoun Lee is a pianist, composer, and singer-songwriter. For her senior recital, the composition and performance student presents her original compositions and arrangements in jazz, Afro-Cuban, Latin, and pop styles. 

Admission: Free

David Ryan Harris / Melissa Polinar

Wednesday / October 28, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Singer-songwriter David Ryan Harris, who has been challenging mainstream notions of African American performers since the late ‘80s, performs. Melissa Polinar opens the show.

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

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The Wind and the Wave / Brian Dunne

Thursday / October 29, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Blues rock group the Wind and the Wave perform. Berklee alumnus Brian Dunne will also perform.

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

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JennHwan Wong: Colors of Life

Friday / October 30, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

In her final recital at Berklee, pianist and composer JennHwan Wong presents an afternoon of covers and originals in the styles of jazz, pop, and funk.

Admission: Free

LANDS / RickExpress / Zilla

Friday / October 30, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Fresh Prospects is a showcase of up-and-coming acts presented by the student booking agents that work at the Red Room at Cafe 939. This showcase will feature Berklee performers LANDS, RickExpress, and Zilla. 

Admission: Free

Declan O'Rourke

Tuesday / November 3, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Declan O’Rourke is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter from Dublin, Ireland.

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

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