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. 

 

Christian Lopez

Christian Lopez with Special Guests Elliot Taylor and Toledo

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Steeped in the musical roots of his West Virginia upbringing, Christian Lopez epitomizes the soul of a traditional Appalachian folk musician. This performance will feature special guests Elliot Taylor and Toledo.

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

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The Berklee Global Jazz Institute 2017 Summit

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute 2017 summit celebrates the impact of Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and Ella Fitzgerald in today’s global jazz era.

Admission: $8 in Advance / $12 Day of Show

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2017 Words and Music Festival

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

The Composition Department is excited to announce its third annual Words and Music Festival, kicking off with a concert of original music by faculty composers.

Admission: Free

Songs for Social Change Concert

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

The Songs for Social Change Concert showcases the winners and runners-up of the Songs for Social Change Contest. 

Admission: Free

Commencement Processional Playoff

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

In the Playoff for the 2017 Commencement Processional, the audience and band vote for their favorite.

Admission: Free

Found in Translation

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Join us for a celebration of the music and poetry of Berklee's diverse community.  

Admission: Free

Metal Guitar Night

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Berklee's top metal bands and guitar talent will be showcased in an evening guaranteed to be filled with fierce metal riffs and shred guitar pyrotechnics. 

Admission: Free

Bombadil / The Dingo Babies

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Managed by the same team that steers the career of the Avett Brothers, Bombadil is a three-piece folk-pop band from Durham, North Carolina. 

Admission: $13 in Advance / $15 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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TFDI Featuring Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

TFDI is a three-man acoustic band, featuring Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke. 

Admission: $17 Advance / $20 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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Singers Showcase: A Tribute to Elvis Presley

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Singers Showcase features some of Berklee’s finest vocalists performing songs by Elvis Presley.

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

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Lisa Hilton

Saturday / April 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Acclaimed composer/pianist Lisa Hilton debuts new compositions from her 2017 release Day & Night, which was inspired by the lush melodies of Cole Porter, while connecting with the bluesy energy of Count Basie and Horace Silver.

Admission: $22 / $12 Student

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Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens

Sunday / April 9, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Becca Stevens's forthcoming release, Regina, on GroundUP Music, will be available in March 2017. It features Laura Mvula, Jacob Collier, and David Crosby, was produced by Troy Miller, and coproduced by Michael League of Snarky Puppy. 

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

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The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Monday / April 10, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) plays the works of the best student jazz composers with an ensemble of the finest jazz performers on campus. 

Admission: Free

Chord Scale Madness

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Jackson Schultz, professor in the Jazz Composition Department at Berklee, leads this jazz band with music chosen from a competition of student composers and arrangers. 

Admission: Free

Latin America Vive Music Festival

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Latin América Vive Music Festival aims to promote and celebrate Latin culture through its rich and thriving musical heritage.

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

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Spring Winds, Flutes, and Piano

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Join us for a lively and varied program of music from around the world featuring the Berklee Flute Choir, and the Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe. 

Admission: Free

Promenade Sauvage in Concert

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

An uncommon duo with extraordinary sonic reach, Promenade Sauvage carries the creative energy of a fresh generation to any and all with a healthy curiosity. 

Admission: Free

Words and Music Festival III

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

As part of its third annual Words and Music Festival, the Berklee Composition Department is sponsoring an evening of student Songwriting Competition winners in a variety of categories. 

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

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Rhythms and Frequencies: The Contemporary Writing and Production Department Concert

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Contemporary Writing and Production Department Student Concert features some of the department's best students and their dynamic songs and arrangements in an exciting mix of electrifying music.

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

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The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir - Night One: Songs 1-25

Friday / April 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

In concert, 50 Song Memoir will be played and sung by seven performers in a stage set featuring 50 years of musical and decorative artifacts. 

Admission: $35 / $45 / $80 for two nights

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