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. 

 

Petr Janda

Petr Janda with Special Guest Eren Basbug

Sunday / October 9, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Attend a special live recording event with the rock legend Petr Janda, the frontman of the band Olympic. This evening will include all of Olympic's hits with the supporting cast of unbelievably talented Berklee students, alumni, and faculty.

Admission: $30 general admission

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Fantastic Negrito / Phé

Monday / October 10, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Upon winning NPR’s inaugural Tiny Desk Concert Contest, Fantastic Negrito quickly won over critics with 2015’s self-titled EP. R&B and urban pop artist Phé, will open the show.

Admission: $12 general public (standing room only)

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / October 11, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) concert features the BGJI Amber, Green, and Blue Ensembles.

Admission: Free

Songwriting Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / October 11, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee Songwriting faculty show their best work in this short but sweet concert.

Admission: Free

Electronic Production and Design Faculty Recital

Wednesday / October 12, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A concert of new electronic music from Electronic Production and Design faculty.

Admission: Free

Musical Odyssey IV: Tribute to Vasilis Tsitsanis Featuring the Greek Music Ensemble

Wednesday / October 12, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Greek Music Ensemble, in collaboration with drummer/percussionist and Berklee alumnus Kostas Milonas, the Tsitsanis Museum, and the Municipality of Trikala-Greece, presents a concert celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Vasilis Tsitsanis. 

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

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Sarah Simmons

Wednesday / October 12, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

It’s been three years since Sarah Simmons wowed her way onto the NBC reality show The Voice

Admission: $10.00 (Standing Room Only)

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Beach Weather

Beach Weather

Thursday / October 13, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Beach Weather is a three-piece American band formed in 2015, featuring Nick Santino, Austin Scates, and Reeve Powers.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Thursday / October 13, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter Showcase is an evening of original songs, performed by some of Berklee's finest guitarist/singer-songwriters, in a variety of creative settings.

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

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Daniel D'Alcantara with BIN Students

Friday / October 14, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

From Conservatorio Souza Lima, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Daniel D'Alcantara, professor and BIN faculty in residence, performs his compositions and arrangements with BIN students at Berklee, under the direction of professor Bruno Raberg.

Admission: Free

Mariza

Friday / October 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Performing for the first time in Boston since 2009, Mariza is a charismatic fado singer with a clarion voice and mesmerizing stage presence. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

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

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Eliot Sumner / Zipper Club

Friday / October 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Born in northern Italy in 1990, Eliot Pauline Sumner received a first-rate musical education from her father, Sting. 

Admission: $12 advance / $15 day of show / Standing Room Only

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Boston Book Festival

Saturday / October 15, 2016 / 11:00 a.m.

Berklee bands perform at the Boston Book Festival in genres including pop, jazz, rock, R&B, blues, Africana, and more.

Admission: Free

Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees with Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, the Milk Carton Kids, and Special Guests Nancy and Beth

Sunday / October 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

An intimate evening of acoustic performances in the round featuring renowned singer-songwriters Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and The Milk Carton Kids. All proceeds support Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative, designed to provide educational opportunities for refugees living in camps and in urban settings worldwide.

Admission: $57 / $67 / $77

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The Çay Party III

Monday / October 17, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Çay Party presents a showcase of organic world fusion and Turkish music. 

Admission: Free

Mike Bono and Natalie Cressman

Natalie Cressman and Mike Bono

Monday / October 17, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

A collaborative duo since 2014, trombonist and vocalist Natalie Cressman and guitarist Mike Bono have developed a repertoire of vibrant and intricate originals that incorporate a multitude of genres.

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

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Honoring the Music of Jaco Pastorius

Tuesday / October 18, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A concert honoring the music of Jaco Pastorius, presented by members of the Berklee Bass Department.

Admission: Free

Tribute to Gunther Schuller

Tuesday / October 18, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and The Boston Conservatory Sinfonietta perform a tribute to Gunther Schuller with modern classical chamber music, jazz big band arrangements, ragtime, and classical pieces with guest artist Ran Blake. 

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

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Tessa Violet

SOLD OUT: Tessa Violet / Dodie Clark / Rusty Clanton

Wednesday / October 19, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
Straight from the internet come YouTube creators Tessa Violet, Dodie Clark, and Rusty Clanton, here to bring you a night of music and heartfelt laughter.

Admission: $15 in advance / $20 general admission (standing room only)

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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

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