Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

Roswitha, a New Musical - Act I

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Born in the 10th century, Roswitha of Gandersheim was the first known female playwright, who wrote dramas in Latin featuring strong heroines. 

Admission: Free

Guitar Night: Rock and Pop

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Guitar Department showcases pop and rock guitar students.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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The Berklee Recital Hall

Best Inventions Plus

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

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Selected and performed on piano by faculty member Marti Epstein, Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student projects from the three core counterpoint courses.

Admission: Free

The Jerry Reed/Chet Atkins Fingerstyle Instrumental Show

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This show will highlight guitar techniques pioneered by Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed and will feature solo and group performances.

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

Suzu's Terrible Horrible Evening Party

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Suzu's Terrible Horrible show is back! Suzuko Hori, a cosplay trombone player from Japan, will hold her third recital at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Tigran Hamasyan

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Featuring celebrated Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, the Ninth Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival will showcase unique talent and take the audience on a musical journey.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Sur Mon Voyage...

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Voice Department faculty member Duane Moody presents a concert featuring selections from his self-produced recording Sur Mon Voyage

Admission: Free

Africana Studies Celebrates Black Music

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This concert will celebrate songs from the black music tradition. Guest performers include Patrice Rushen, composer, music producer, music director, music educator, pianist, and singer-songwriter of "Forget Me Nots," among other songs; Morris Hayes, former music director for Prince; and Stokley Williams, lead singer and drummer for Mint Condition.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Suzanne Ciani

Voltage Connect Concert

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

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This concert, presented in conjunction with the Voltage Connect Conference at Berklee, is a celebration of electronic instruments in live performance, featuring Jordan Rudess, keyboardist of prog rock band Dream Theater; electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani; and electronic musician and entrepreneur Richard Devine.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show (or included with conference registration)

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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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CANCELED: Maria Rita

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

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
With six Latin Grammys and nearly two million records sold in Brazil alone, Maria Rita blends traditional bossa nova and sophisticated pop with her own free-flow style, bringing a fresh global voice to Brazilian song. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $28 / $36 / $46 / $56

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Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy

Sunday / March 12, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are two of the world's most celebrated Celtic fiddlers. Together they create a whirlwind of fiddle-driven music, song, and dance. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $28 / $35 / $40 / $46

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Eduardo Kirschbaum and the Space Butterflies

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Eduardo Kirschbaum's band has elements of electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, drum set, and vocals, showcasing its passion for expressing themselves, and sharing their souls with the audience. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Clarinets and Friends

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Faculty members and guests perform chamber works for small ensembles in the Romantic and Modern periods.

Admission: Free

Anick and Yeager: United

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

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Featuring all-star special guests from the Berklee faculty, Jason Anick from the String Department and Jason Yeager from the Piano Department present music from their forthcoming album United.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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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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The David Friend Recital Hall

Juan Mejia's Conspiracy

Tuesday / March 14, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Drum set player Juan Mejia presents Juan Mejia's Conspiracy, presenting a fusion of arts.

Admission: Free

7th Degree Live: Forward Ever Backward Never

Tuesday / March 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

7th Degree Live is a concert full of excitement, fun, and energy, including jazz, funk, R&B, gospel, pop, and even Caribbean styles. 

Admission: Free

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