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. 

 

The Laszlos

The Laszlos / Day Grazer / Crispy Lips

Saturday / March 12, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Laszlos' live shows are known for their high energy and explosive volume. Come see them perform along with opening acts Day Grazer and Crispy Lips.

Admission: Free

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan

Sunday / March 13, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Yamato will perform the breathtaking, ancient Japanese art of taiko drumming.

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

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Pink Martini

Thursday / March 17, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Pink Martini will perform a variety of melodies and rhythms from different parts of the world.

Admission: $37 / $48 / $65 / $79

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Ben Ottewell

Ben Ottewell

Saturday / March 19, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Ben Ottewell, lead vocalist and guitarist for the rock band Gomez, brings his unique voice and intense guitar solos to Berklee. 

Admission: $15 general admission

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The Modern Nolatet

Nolatet

Saturday / March 19, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Nolatet believes that music is kinetic and meaningful, and that it has its own agenda. While traditional jazz is the backbone of the band's musical language, each member's individuality allows innovation to be a constant throughout their new album.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 day of show

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Rocío Molina: Flamenco Festival 2016

Saturday / March 19, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Rocío Molina will perform Danzaora, a thrilling new work with live musical accompaniment.

Admission: $40 / $52 / $65 / $79

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Rosario “La Tremendita” Guerrero and Mohammad Motamedi: Flamenco Festival 2016

Sunday / March 20, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Qasida is an extraordinary musical encounter between Spanish singer Rosario "La Tremendita" Guerrero and her Iranian peer, Mohammad Motamedi.

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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The Red Room.

Equinox Music Festival

Monday / March 21, 2016 / 10:00 a.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Directed by Moira Lo Bianco, an instructor in the Piano Department, the Equinox Music Festival will awaken the Berklee community to the vitality of classical music and its connection to a unique legacy of improvisation through presentations, workshops, and concerts.

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / March 22, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in this concert. This particular performance will feature the Amber and Red Ensembles.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall with a view from above.

Electronic Production and Design Faculty Showcase

Tuesday / March 22, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Michael Bierylo, chair of Berklee's Electronic Production and Design Department, presents a program of electronic performances featuring department faculty members.

Admission: Free

Latin America Vive Music Festival

Tuesday / March 22, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The third edition of the Latin America Vive Music Festival will showcase different expressions of contemporary Latin American music in all its rich and diverse musical styles.

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

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

Eldridge Vocal Duos

Wednesday / March 23, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Students from Peter Eldridge's vocal master class will perform arrangements and compositions developed over the semester with the class rhythm section, including Eldridge on piano and vocals.

Admission: Free

International Folk Music Festival

Thursday / March 24, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This annual performance celebrates Berklee's abundant international student population performing a wide variety of traditional folk music.

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

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Bill Laurance

Bill Laurance

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bill Laurance, the Grammy Award winner and original member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy, performs.

Admission: $25

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Composition Awards Concert

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The winners of the Composition Department awards will perform new music for a variety of ensembles, presented by Arnold Friedman, chair of the Composition Department. 

Admission: Free

José González with yMusic

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

José González, one of today's most remarkable songwriters, will perform a powerful, haunting, and intimate concert playing unique chamber ensemble arrangements and including a special performance by yMusic. 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Bat House

Bat House / Elizabeth Colour Wheel / Floral

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Bat House is a cosmic quartet that fuses elements of math and psychedelic rock, providing listeners with an intergalactic experience through sonic space. Elizabeth Colour Wheel and Floral will also perform.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show

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Bill Laurance

Bill Laurance

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 9:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bill Laurance, the Grammy Award winner and original member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy, performs.

Admission: $25

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Gaz Coombes

Gaz Coombes / Piney Gir

Saturday / March 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Gaz Coombes, the exuberant frontman for the imaginative Brit-pop group Supergrass, performs. Piney Gir will open the show.

Admission: $25 general public

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The Red Room

BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / March 28, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

In conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, the Songwriting Department is proud to present their monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters.

Admission: Free

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