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. 

 

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Monday / July 25, 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

The David Friend Recital Hall

Zona Orientale

Monday / July 25, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Zona Orientale is a jazz and rock band performing music from the folkloric Italian repertoire rearranged for drums, bass, piano, and saxophone.

Admission: Free

Yazhi Guo

Yazhi Guo

Monday / July 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Award-winning, multi-woodwind player Yazhi Guo returns to Berklee with a fresh and fashionable program of a dozen newly written pieces. The mainstream pop/world-music sound this program offers will be an exciting experiment of traditional Chinese music culture mixed with Western contemporary music.

Admission: $10 general admission (standing room only)

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Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Tuesday / July 26, 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

Ben Higginbotham

Tuesday / July 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Prudential Center

Singer-songwriter Ben Higginbotham performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.

Admission: Free

Dear June

Tuesday / July 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

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

Admission: Free

Chosen

Tuesday / July 26, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park

Chosen is known for their urban jazz and tribal feel, but they can play any music requested.

Admission: Free

Koa

Koa / V Blackburn

Tuesday / July 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Seven-piece band Koa mashes soul, rock 'n' roll, and funk into an eclectic sound. V Blackburn's smoky voice and quirky, provocative lyrics easily find their way around catchy melodies that will entice you to sing along.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 / $5 Students / general admission (standing room only)

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Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Wednesday / July 27, 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

Amy & the Engine

Wednesday / July 27, 2016 / 12:30 p.m.

Harvard Longwood Campus

Award-winning pop group Amy & the Engine performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.

Admission: Free

Shirhan Agabeyli

Wednesday / July 27, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Boston Public Library

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

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Bain Smith Sextet East

Wednesday / July 27, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bain Smith presents a program of his original compositions in a style reminiscent of the Blue Note jazz era, featuring a band of Five-Week Summer Performance Program faculty members.

Admission: Free

Annabelle Lord-Patey

Carissa Johnson / Annabelle Lord-Patey / Matt Minigell

Wednesday / July 27, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Annabelle Lord-Patey's record release party will include performances by Boston rock artist Carissa Johnson, who has recently toured beyond New England with her solo project and has been recognized for her latest album, For Now. Matt Minigell will also perform.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission $5 students (standing room only)

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Selah Poitier

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Multitalented Bahamian bassist and singer Selah Poitier '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Dear June

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

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

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / July 28, 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

Diego Herrera

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf

Colombian musician Diego Herrera performs.

Admission: Free

Bron Don

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Kendall Plaza

Bron Don is a four-piece powerhouse of vibes fusing rock, reggae, funk, and good times together to keep you groovin' the night away.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion, MIXCLA performs, giving the audience a one-of-a-kind musical experience.

Admission: Free

Sudacas

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Dewey Square

Sudacas, founded by Marianella Rojas from Venezuela (voice and percussion) and Esther Rojas from Colombia (bass), creates a fusion of traditional music from their native countries with jazz harmony and pop elements that give their songs a subtle, fresh sound. 

Admission: Free

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