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. 

 

Bear Salon

Berklee Original Bands Showcase

Thursday / October 20, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Berklee Original Bands Showcase will feature the music of Bear Salon, Tyesha Chaunte, Morningbird, Jazz Sage, and Truth of a Lyre.

Admission: Free

Esterhazy Quartet Performs Music of Marti Epstein, Andrew List, Dennis LeClaire, and Arnold Friedman

Thursday / October 20, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

In celebration of their 20th year as guest artists in residence, the Esterhazy Quartet will perform new works by Composition Department faculty members Marti Epstein, Andrew List, Dennis LeClaire, and Arnold Friedman.

Admission: Free

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Friday / October 21, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Jóhann Jóhannsson was awarded a Golden Globe in January 2015 for Best Film Score for The Theory of Everything, directed by James Marsh. 

Admission: $25

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Diego El Cigala

Friday / October 21, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Three-time Grammy winner Diego el Cigala has captivated audiences all over the world with his gravelly voice and passionate interpretation of flamenco. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $42 / $50 / $69

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Allison Iraheta and Halo Circus / My Silent Bravery

Friday / October 21, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Halo Circus, a bilingual alternative rock band based in Los Angeles, California, will perform.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Hokkaido Groove Camp Student Recital

Monday / October 24, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Tiger Okoshi presents a concert with students from the Hokkaido Groove Camp who have been studying at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

New Works for Jazz Orchestra VI

Monday / October 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Berklee Harmony Department faculty and guests will present a concert of new, original compositions and arrangements for jazz orchestra.

Admission: Free

Olivia Swann

Olivia Swann / Jonny Glenn / NC and Kinsman

Monday / October 24, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Olivia Swann is a pop/R&B artist hailing from London, England. Inspired by hip-hop, soul, and R&B, her sound is a harmonious blend of old and new, creating her individualistic writing style. Jonny Glenn and NC and Kinsman will open the show.

Admission: Free

Merger Music: a Berklee and Boston Conservatory Collaborative Concert

Tuesday / October 25, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A dynamic merger not only of musical styles, but a coming together of Berklee and Boston Conservatory faculty from multiple disciplines, including music and dance. 

Admission: Free

Guitar Night: Jazz/Blues

Tuesday / October 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Guitar Night: Jazz/Blues Student Showcase is the annual student showcase concert featuring the best student jazz and blues guitarists and their bands.

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

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In Memorium, Tibor Pusztai

Wednesday / October 26, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A memorial concert honoring beloved faculty member, composer, and conductor Tibor Pusztai. 

Admission: Free

Sean McConnell

Sean McConnell / Derik Hultquist

Wednesday / October 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Sean McConnell travels the U.S. performing his own style of music, which he describes as “lyric-driven roots rock with soul.” Derik Hultquist will open the show.

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

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Fall Together

Wednesday / October 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Jazz Composition Department annual fall concert features compositions by the Jazz Composition faculty.

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

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Eldridge Vocal Duos

Thursday / October 27, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

An intimate concert of duos featuring Berklee vocalists, arrangements by the featured student, and Peter Eldridge, who also accompanies on piano and vocals.

Admission: Free

Maggie Scott's Vocal Jazz Series

Thursday / October 27, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Maggie Scott presents the Vocal Jazz Series, in which jazz vocalists perform repertoire from the Great American Songbook, as well as artists including Ellington, Porter, and Gershwin, accompanied by a trio of piano, bass. and drums. 

Admission: Free

Dweezil Zappa Cease and Desist Tour / 50 Years of Frank

Thursday / October 27, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist Dweezil Zappa performs with his band.

Admission: $29.50 / $37 / $45 / $79

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Bron Don / Riva Saputo / STIG

Friday / October 28, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Bron Don is a fierce foursome hailing from Boston, Chicago, and England that whips together the vibes of rock, alternative, reggae, and funk to create its own sound that will keep you movin' all night long like it's 1973.

Admission: $10.00 (Standing Room Only)

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Yehuda Poliker

Saturday / October 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With a career that spans over 40 years, Yehuda Poliker’s songs became a corner stone of Israeli music and redefined Israeli contemporary pop/rock with his unique combination of electric guitars and bouzouki with a Greek-Mediterranean rhythm and rock flavor.

Admission: $40 / $50 / $60 / $70 / $80 / $100 / $150

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SOLD OUT: Cass McCombs / Delicate Steve

Saturday / October 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
Songwriter Cass McCombs performs in support of his latest record, Mangy LoveDelicate Steve is the brainchild of New Jersey-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steve Marion.

Admission: $16 in advance / $18 general admission (standing room only)

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Tomatito

Sunday / October 30, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Winner of four Grammys, José Fernández Torres, known as Tomatito, is a guitarist of major significance within the realm of flamenco. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $38 / $48 / $58

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