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. 

 

Bald Uakari: Allotropy

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

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Bald Uakari is a nine-piece experimental collective performing original works by composer Gregory McRae and others. 

Admission: Free

Bridget’s An Irish Tradition Presents Celtic Crossings: Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney

Saturday / March 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Phil Coulter, from Derry, Northern Ireland, and Andy Cooney, from New York, once again join forces to present the masterful Celtic Crossings, weaving a tapestry of Irish warmth, spirit, and culture through music. 

Admission: $39 / $59 / $99

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Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone "Duets"

Sunday / March 5, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone improvise on just about any kind of music from traditional jazz and contemporary jazz, to tango and classical themes. 

Admission: $25 / $35

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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

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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The David Friend Recital Hall

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 artists include Stokely Williams, lead singer and drummer for Mint Condition; Morris Hayes, former music director for Prince; Ernie Isley, a member of the Isley Brothers and Isley/Jasper/Isley; and Patrice Rushen, composer, music producer, and singer-songwriter of “Forget Me Nots."

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

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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 headline performers. 

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

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Maria Rita

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

Berklee Performance Center

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

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

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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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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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

The David Friend Recital Hall

Peter Eldridge Duos

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

A night of duos featuring selected Berklee student vocalists with Peter Eldridge joining them on piano and vocals.

Admission: Free

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