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. 


Pia Salvia

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Pia Salvia, a harpist and singer raised in Belgium, performs.

Admission: Free

Selah Poitier

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Multitalented Bahamian bassist and singer Selah Poitier '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Daniel Patiño

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Assembly Row

Daniel Patiño, a singer-songwriter from San José, Costa Rica, performs.

Admission: Free

The Dingo Babies

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Charlestown Navy Yard

The Dingo Babies, whose sound is focused on tight harmonies and catchy power-pop tunes about inner and outer space, perform.

Admission: Free

Shirhan Agabeyli

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.


Bassist Shirhan Agabeyli, who combines influences that represent his ethnic Azerbaijani background with intricate rhythmical structures of jazz harmony and mugam, performs.

Admission: Free

Clave and Blues

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Mission Hill Playground

Clave and Blues performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

The Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band: Evolution Is the Key

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Original jazz compositions will be performed by a modern big band collective, the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band (BBEBB).

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors Featuring Danilo Peréz and John Patitucci

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 9:00 a.m.

Newport Jazz Festival

Berklee College of Music presents the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors at the Newport Jazz Festival featuring Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.

Admission: Various

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Dear June

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Sam Adams Park

Dear June, a rock 'n' roll band from Boston, performs. 

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Eduardo Mercuri

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

The Lawn on D

Brazilian guitarist Eduardo Mercuri, who has played at places like the Panama Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, and the 2013 Latin Grammys, performs.

Admission: Free

Ceci Juno / Seven to Five

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Greenway Boston

Ceci Juno is an Ecuadorian singer-songwriter, composer, and music therapist in training. Seven to Five is a Boston-area band that makes reharmonized arrangements such as mashups and medleys.

Admission: Free

Mauricio Morales

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.


Mauricio Morales, a Mexican acoustic and electric bass player, performs. 

Admission: Free

Fabiola Méndez / Orlando Retana

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Puerto Rican cuatro player Fabiola Méndez and Costa Rican percussionist Orlando Retana perform.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Fan Pier

a l e a, a singer-songwriter from Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia, performs. 

Admission: Free

Mekaal Hassan Band

Mekaal Hasan Band

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Mekaal Hasan Band is making history by announcing the first ever Indo-Pak band with members from both Pakistan and India. 

Admission: $20 general admission (standing room only)

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Sunday / July 31, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

The Street

MIXCLA performs, led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Sunday / July 31, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

a l e a is the stage name of Maria Alejandra Jimenez '16, a singer-songwriter from Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia.

Admission: Free

Elvin Rodriguez

Sunday / July 31, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.

Longfellow House

With a career spanning over 12 years, Elvin Rodriguez is a guitarist and composer from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Admission: Free

Cory Henry

Cory Henry Presents: The Revival

Sunday / July 31, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Cory Henry is a multi-instrumentalist and producer with a catalog worthy of a man twice his age. His awe-inspiring impromptu YouTube performances have gained him a loyal and sizable following. His latest release, First Steps, went to no. 1 on the iTunes Jazz Chart.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission / $10 with student ID (standing room only)

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