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 Red Room

Cabaret

Monday / March 7, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Cabaret is a night showcasing students who have interests in musical theater.

Admission: Free

The Red Room

BITR: Berklee in the Round

Tuesday / March 8, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

This event, based on in-the-round performances at the famous Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee, seats songwriters in a circle where they take turns playing their songs with the audience seated around them, lending a more intimate feel to the show.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall, with a view of the soundboard.

Matthew Nicholl: The MMI Spring Concert

Tuesday / March 8, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Matthew Nicholl, pianist and musical director of the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI), presents a concert of original compositions and arrangements in various musical styles, focusing on music from the Mediterranean region. 

Admission: Free

Antonio Sanchez and Migration

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

Berklee Performance Center

Antonio Sanchez '97 and his band Migration will perform one of his most remarkable works, The Meridian Suite.

Admission: $25

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Berklee Guitar Night: Pop and Rock

Wednesday / March 9, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert will feature several student-led, guitar-centric groups chosen through a rigorous audition process.  

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

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase

Thursday / March 10, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Thaddeus Hogarth, associate professor in the Guitar Department, presents six stellar guitarists leading their bands in a program of original and cover material in the eighth annual Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase.

Admission: Free

The Music of Harry Potter

Thursday / March 10, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

 Experience the magical symphonic music of Harry Potter performed live by Berklee's finest musicians. 

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

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Star & Micey / Golden Bloom

Thursday / March 10, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Star & Micey makes winsome, feel-good, old-timey-tinged pop tunes that owe as much to sea shanty–spouting indie acts like the Decemberists as they do to straight-up bluegrass bands like Freakwater and Nickel Creek. Golden Bloom will also perform.

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

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Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney: Celtic Crossings

Saturday / March 12, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Celtic Crossings is a magical evening of Celtic tranquility.

Admission: $29 / $49 / $59 / $99

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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: SOLD OUT

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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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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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

The Red Room

Roots Roadshow

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

Red Room at Cafe 939

This month's Roots Roadshow will be a showcase of roots ensembles.

Admission: Free

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