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. 


Aliya Cycon Project

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.

Club Passim

Arabic-inspired band the Aliya Cycon Project, formed in the summer of 2014 by oud player, pianist, and singer Aliya Cycon, performs.

Admission: Free

Bebe Kim

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.

Boston Public Market

Hyeryun 'Bebe' Kim is a violinist, pianist, and film composer who was born in Changwon, South Korea.

Admission: Free

Daniel Patiño

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Assembly Row

Daniel Patiño, a singer-songwriter from San José, Costa Rica, performs.

Admission: Free

The Dingo Babies

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Charlestown Navy Yard

The Dingo Babies, whose sound is focused on tight harmonies and catchy power-pop tunes about inner and outer space, perform.

Admission: Free

Selah Poitier

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Multitalented Bahamian bassist and singer Selah Poitier '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Pia Salvia

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

Pia Salvia, a harpist and singer raised in Belgium, performs.

Admission: Free

Shirhan Agabeyli

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.


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

Admission: Free

Clave and Blues

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Mission Hill Playground

Clave and Blues performs as part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

The Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band: Evolution Is the Key

Thursday / July 28, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Original jazz compositions will be performed by a modern big band collective, the Big Bang Evolutionary Big Band (BBEBB).

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors Featuring Danilo Peréz and John Patitucci

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 9:00 a.m.

Newport Jazz Festival

Berklee College of Music presents the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors at the Newport Jazz Festival featuring Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci.

Admission: Various

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Dear June

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Sam Adams Park

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

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / July 29, 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

Eduardo Mercuri

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

The Lawn on D

Brazilian guitarist Eduardo Mercuri, who has played at places like the Panama Jazz Festival, Carnegie Hall, and the 2013 Latin Grammys, performs.

Admission: Free

Ceci Juno / Seven to Five

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Greenway Boston

Ceci Juno is an Ecuadorian singer-songwriter, composer, and music therapist in training. Seven to Five is a Boston-area band that makes reharmonized arrangements such as mashups and medleys.

Admission: Free

Mauricio Morales

Friday / July 29, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.


Mauricio Morales, a Mexican acoustic and electric bass player, performs. 

Admission: Free

Fabiola Méndez / Orlando Retana

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Puerto Rican cuatro player Fabiola Méndez and Costa Rican percussionist Orlando Retana perform.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Fan Pier

a l e a, a singer-songwriter from Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia, performs. 

Admission: Free

Mekaal Hassan Band

Mekaal Hasan Band

Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Mekaal Hasan Band is making history by announcing the first ever Indo-Pak band with members from both Pakistan and India. 

Admission: $20 general admission (standing room only)

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Sunday / July 31, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

The Street

MIXCLA performs, led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Sunday / July 31, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

a l e a is the stage name of Maria Alejandra Jimenez '16, a singer-songwriter from Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia.

Admission: Free