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. 

 

ZILLA

ZILLA / Cherry Mellow / Jive McFly

Saturday / February 13, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Prepare for a night of rock, funk, and soul as ZILLA performs with Cherry Mellow and Jive McFly.

Admission: Free

Jazz at the Arsenal: The Patrice Williamson Group

Monday / February 15, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Arsenal Center for the Arts

The eighth season of Jazz at the Arsenal, featuring Berklee faculty artists, continues with the Patrice Williamson Group. 

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

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Harmony Too

Tuesday / February 16, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This concert is a faculty performance of the best student final projects from the Tonal Harmony and Composition II course.

Admission: Free

Black Lives Matter: A Celebration of Black Movements, Music, and Culture

Tuesday / February 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee and the Office of the President present a musical celebration of the political movements that led up to the Black Lives Matter movement, and the history and struggles of black people across the diaspora.

Admission: Free

Brooke Waggoner

Brooke Waggoner / Eternals

Tuesday / February 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Brooke Waggoner's refined sound in her latest album, Sweven, draws the notes between her past and present and doesn’t hesitate to mine an unusual source: herself. Eternals will also perform.

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

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The Humble

The Humble / Dead Beggars / Low Key

Wednesday / February 17, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Three-piece indie-rock group the Humble will perform. Dead Beggars and Low Key will perform as opening acts.

Admission: $10 general admission

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The Red Room

Berklee Original Band Showcase

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Berklee Original Band Showcase features five Berklee bands playing 30-minute sets of all-original music of various genres. This show will feature the music of Zxari, Dear June, Lady Pills, Harrison Brady, and Eli Gauden.

Admission: Free

The Music of Hal Crook: Set Me Free

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Hal Crook, a professor in the Ensemble Department, will perform his compositions with drummer Antonio Sanchez '97, saxophonist Chris Cheek '91, pianist Leo Genovese '04, Lionel Loueke '01, vocalist and bassist Esperenza Spalding '05, and other alumni and special guests.

Admission: $12 / $18 / $24

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Danny Wood

Danny Wood

Saturday / February 20, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

A founding and current member of New Kids on the Block, Danny Wood has spent the past seven years on the road after the band got back together following a 15-year hiatus. 

Admission: $25 general admission

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers at Symphony Hall: A Tribute

Sunday / February 21, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

This special evening of uniquely impactful music at Boston's historic Symphony Hall will feature the singers' traditional repertoire, directed Paul Kwami. It will also include guest appearances by Berklee students—the Berklee Jubilee Celebration Orchestra, conducted by Julius Williams, will perform—and faculty, led by 1977 Fisk alumna Donna McElroy, who is a former Jubilee Singer.

Admission: $25–$65

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Clarinets and Friends

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Don't miss this performance by the Berklee Clarinet Choir with eight players performing a wide range of music from classic to modern swing pieces. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Jerry Gates: Composers and Friends

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This annual faculty concert is led by Jerry Gates, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department. 

Admission: Free

The Red Room

Roots Roadshow

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Roots Roadshow is a showcase where America's rich musical heritage is explored and celebrated.

Admission: Free

Metal Guitar Night

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert showcases Berklee's top metal guitar talent. An evening of fierce metal riffage and shred guitar pyrotechnics is guaranteed.

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

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / February 23, 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 Green and Red Ensembles.

Admission: Free

Emmy The Great

Emmy the Great

Tuesday / February 23, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Inventive, acoustic guitar–wielding folksinger Emmy the Great, a fixture on London's burgeoning anti-folk scene, performs.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

The Write of Spring

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Jazz Composition Department presents the Write of Spring concert, now in its 24th year, featuring compositions by faculty members Jeff Claassen, Winnie Dahlgren, Ayn Inserto, Darrell Katz, Dick Lowell, Jackson Schultz, and Bill Scism. 

Admission: Free

Sweeney Todd

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee's Musical Theater Club presents Sweeney Todd, the Tony Award–winning musical thriller written by Stephen Sondheim. This production, which will be set in a 19th century insane asylum, features a 30-piece orchestra and full cast ensemble of some of Berklee's best musical theater performers.  

Admission: $12 / $17

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Valleyheart / Dreamer and Son / Dylan Dunlap

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Valleyheart, an indie/alternative rock band from Beverly, Massachusetts, performs. Dreamer and Son and Dylan Dunlap will also perform.

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

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The David Friend Recital Hall with a view from the stage.

Patitucci, Wooten, and Bailey: The Berklee Bass Brigade

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Steve Bailey will lay down some grooves with all kinds of other goodies thrown in, including chords, solos, melodies, and rests. Special guests will also appear.

Admission: Free

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