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

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

Latin America Vive Music Festival

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

Berklee Performance Center

The third edition of the Latin America Vive Music Festival will showcase different expressions of contemporary Latin American music in all its rich and diverse musical styles.

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

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

Eldridge Vocal Duos

Wednesday / March 23, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Students from Peter Eldridge's vocal master class will perform arrangements and compositions developed over the semester with the class rhythm section, including Eldridge on piano and vocals.

Admission: Free

International Folk Music Festival

Thursday / March 24, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This annual performance celebrates Berklee's abundant international student population performing a wide variety of traditional folk music.

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

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Composition Awards Concert

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The winners of the Composition Department awards will perform new music for a variety of ensembles, presented by Arnold Friedman, chair of the Composition Department. 

Admission: Free

Bill Laurance

Bill Laurance

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bill Laurance, the Grammy Award winner and original member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy, performs.

Admission: $25

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Bat House

Bat House / Elizabeth Colour Wheel / Floral

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Bat House is a cosmic quartet that fuses elements of math and psychedelic rock, providing listeners with an intergalactic experience through sonic space. Elizabeth Colour Wheel and Floral will also perform.

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

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José González with yMusic

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

José González, one of today's most remarkable songwriters, will perform a powerful, haunting, and intimate concert playing unique chamber ensemble arrangements and including a special performance by yMusic. 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Bill Laurance

Bill Laurance

Friday / March 25, 2016 / 9:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bill Laurance, the Grammy Award winner and original member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy, performs.

Admission: $25

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Gaz Coombes

Gaz Coombes / Piney Gir

Saturday / March 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Gaz Coombes, the exuberant frontman for the imaginative Brit-pop group Supergrass, performs. Piney Gir will open the show.

Admission: $25 general public

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The Red Room

BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / March 28, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

In conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, the Songwriting Department is proud to present their monthly open mic event for Berklee songwriters.

Admission: Free

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / March 29, 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 Silver and Green Ensembles.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

John Kramer: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

Tuesday / March 29, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

John Kramer, assistant professor in Berklee's Harmony Department and a pianist and composer, performs American composer Frederic Rzewski's The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

Admission: Free

Dan Blakeslee / Brett Newski / BEARD

Tuesday / March 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Maine folk troubadour Dan Blakeslee performs. Brett Newski and BEARD also perform.

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

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Singers Night

Tuesday / March 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Join us for a wide variety of music, sung by some of Berklee's finest vocalists.

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

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The Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble with the Berklee Flute Choir

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble and the Berklee Flute Choir, directed by flutist Wendy Rolfe, a professor in the Woodwind Department, will present a program ranging from the Baroque to Latin to contemporary. 

Admission: Free

The Ensemble of Irreproducible Results

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Ensemble of Irreproducible Results brings its unique brand of improvisation to Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Paula Cole Songwriters

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Paula Cole presents the Paula Cole Songwriters concert.

Admission: Free

Perfect Pitch Concert

Wednesday / March 30, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Perfect Pitch is the Songwriting Club's annual contest featuring Berklee's top vocalists singing songs by Berklee songwriters. The contest is judged by a panel of industry experts and faculty from the Songwriting Department.

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

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Strings onstage at Symphony Hall

Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Thursday / March 31, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Jordan Hall

Join the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra for an all-Berklee program including music by Berklee alumni Howard Shore and Alan Silvestri.

Admission: Free

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