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

Wednesday / August 17, 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

Kyle Thornton & the Company

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 12:30 p.m.

Harvard Longwood Campus

Kyle Thornton & the Company is a seven-piece soul-hop group whose sound samples influences from several genres while remaining grounded in the passionate, honest style that is the blues.

Admission: Free

James Fernando

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Boston Public Library

James Fernando is a 20-year-old pianist from Needham, Massachusetts, who frequently performs and teaches around the Boston area.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: The Jon Finn Group

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Jon Finn, a professor in the Guitar Department, presents an evening of mostly original, mostly instrumental guitar music in a wide variety of styles, featuring some strong rhythm section players. 

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

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Maddy Myers

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Reminiscent of the dreamy soundscapes heard in Beach House, Maddy Myers's music is tender but capable of unleashing energy in the tradition of artists such as Jack White and the National. 

Admission: Free

Jose Soto

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Musician Jose Soto performs.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / August 18, 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

V Blackburn

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Kendall Plaza

Boston-based V Blackburn is a singer-songwriter and performer whose blues/pop sound has been shaped by many genres including Southern rock, jazz, and '90s pop. 

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / August 18, 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

The Ladles

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.

Club Passim

The Ladles have three-part female harmony perfected, but their sound is more than that… they are an amalgamation of their respective histories and influences, blending swing, old-time, neo-soul, choral music into a sound all their own. 

Admission: Free

Orlando Retana

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Assembly Row

Orlando Retana, a drummer from Costa Rica, and his band focus on Latin jazz, fusion, and world music. 

Admission: Free

Sleeping Lion / iives

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art

Electronic duo Sleeping Lion and psychedelic folk rock band iives will each perform a set of music.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Wakefield Library

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

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Shaun Michaud

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Shaun Michaud, an assistant professor in the Guitar Department, performs both original and cover pop and rock songs on vocals and instrumental guitar.

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

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Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / August 19, 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

Harshitha Krishnan

Friday / August 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

The Lawn on D

Indian vocalist Harshitha Krishnan performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.

Admission: Free

a l e a

Friday / August 19, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Greenway Boston

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

Admission: Free

Aliya Cycon Project / Naty Hernandez

Saturday / August 20, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Arabic-inspired band the Aliya Cycon Project and singer-songwriter, guitarist, and bassist Naty Hernandez perform.

Admission: Free

Niya Norwood

Saturday / August 20, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Fan Pier

Niya Norwood, a talented R&B and soul singer stuyding at Berklee, performs.

Admission: Free

Morgan James

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

Red Room at Cafe 939

New York–based pop and soul singer-songwriter and Broadway chanteuse Morgan James performs.

Admission: $20 in advance / $25 day of show (standing room only)

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