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. 

 

Anibal Cruz

Wednesday / September 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Jazz at the Arsenal, Featuring the Berklee New Orleans Jazz Band

Wednesday / September 28, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Arsenal Center for the Arts

The 9th season of Jazz at the Arsenal, featuring Berklee faculty artists, begins the 2016-17 season with the Berklee New Orleans Jazz Band.

Admission: $20/ $18 Arsenal members/ $15 students

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Avishai Cohen

Avishai Cohen's Triveni

Wednesday / September 28, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Checkout—Live at Berklee, a collaboration between WBGO-FM and Berklee, presents the 10-year anniversary of trumpeter Avishai Cohen's Triveni with Ben Street on bass and Johnathan Blake on drums.

Admission: $10 general admission / seated event

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Marko Djordjevic and Sveti: Luminescence

Wednesday / September 28, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With an eclectic, dynamic, intricate, and intense music style, this band's performance promises a great musical experience to all who attend.

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

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Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Ace Music Factory

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Ace Music Factory presents music from their debut EP. 

Admission: Free

Jacob Collier

SOLD OUT: Jacob Collier

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
Jacob Collier is recognized as one of the world’s most distinctive, inventive, and prodigious young musicians. 

Admission: $25 general public (standing room only)

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Olivia Pérez Collellmir: Impressions

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Olivia Pérez-Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain. 

Admission: Free

Who's Next: A Tribute to The Who

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Joe Musella leads a performance of one of the all-time great classic rock albums, Who's Next

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

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Jacob Collier

SOLD OUT: Jacob Collier

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 9:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
Jacob Collier is recognized as one of the world’s most distinctive, inventive, and prodigious young musicians. 

Admission: $25 general public (standing room only)

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Anibal Cruz

Friday / September 30, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Twobadours on the Run: David Ryan Harris and Gabe Dixon

Friday / September 30, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

David Ryan Harris and Gabe Dixon co-headline the show. 

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission

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The Hot Sardines

Saturday / October 1, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Fusing musical influences from New York, Paris, and New Orleans, The Hot Sardines transforms songs from another era into pop music for this century. Its sound is steeped in hot, foot-stomping jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 
 

 

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

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SungRae and Friends

Monday / October 3, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

SungRae and Friends present a concert of electronic pop, hip-hop, and rock written by percussion major and drummer SungRae Kim.

Admission: Free

Keeping It Real

Monday / October 3, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

An evening of contemporary classical music presenting original compositions by the performers, as well as works by Witold Lutoslawski and others.  

Admission: Free

Sungsoo Kim Jazz Quintet

Monday / October 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Pianist Sungsoo Kim performs original jazz compositions with his jazz quintet.

Admission: Free

Bury Me Standing

Monday / October 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Bury Me Standing songs are musically challenging, with complex metric structures based on time signature changes, mixed meters, and metric superimposition. 

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

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10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Tuesday / October 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The 10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium, presented by the Berklee Music Business/Management Department, features a celebration of one of the most influential genres of music in today's record industry. 

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

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Michael McDermott

Michael McDermott and Matthew Ryan

Tuesday / October 4, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Michael McDermott’s brand of rock 'n’ roll brims with the kind of well-honed style and wisdom that can only come from a career on the road and a pedigree in the studio. With a career that spans nearly two decades, Matthew Ryan has refined the poetry of his songwriting, creating his own aesthetic where beauty and darkness often trade punches from line to line. They will be co-headliners for this show.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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