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 David Friend Recital Hall

Piano Department Student Concert

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Selected piano students will present a concert of solo piano performances.

Admission: Free

Maher Beauroy: An Lot Soley

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Maher Beauroy, a Caribbean pianist born in Martinique, presents his new creation, An Lot Soley. This quintet is the fruit of his new inspirations cultivated in the U.S. and the result of a real meeting of minds on a human and cultural level between the Caribbean, Europe, Oceania, and Latin America.

Admission: Free

Bald Uakari: Allotropy

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Bald Uakari is a nine-piece experimental collective performing original works by composer Gregory McRae and others. 

Admission: Free

Theo Croker

Theo Croker

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Theo Croker is an artist steeped in jazz tradition, heavily influenced by the legendary trumpeters Doc Cheatham and Donald Byrd. 

Admission: $15 general admission

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Beyoncé's Original All-Female Band: A 10-Year Anniversary Concert

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Beyoncé's original all-female band celebrates its 10-year anniversary in a concert of Queen Bey's songs at Berklee, led by Tia Fuller, a professor in the Ensemble Department.

Admission: $20/$14/$8 advance and $24/$18/$12 day of show.

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Bridget’s An Irish Tradition Presents Celtic Crossings: Phil Coulter and Andy Cooney

Saturday / March 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Phil Coulter, from Derry, Northern Ireland, and Andy Cooney, from New York, once again join forces to present the masterful Celtic Crossings, weaving a tapestry of Irish warmth, spirit, and culture through music. 

Admission: $39 / $59 / $99

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Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone "Duets"

Sunday / March 5, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone improvise on just about any kind of music from traditional jazz and contemporary jazz, to tango and classical themes. 

Admission: $25 / $35

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Roswitha, a New Musical - Act I

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Born in the 10th century, Roswitha of Gandersheim was the first known female playwright, who wrote dramas in Latin featuring strong heroines. 

Admission: Free

Guitar Night: Rock and Pop

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Guitar Department showcases pop and rock guitar students.

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

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The Berklee Recital Hall

Best Inventions Plus

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Selected and performed on piano by faculty member Marti Epstein, Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student projects from the three core counterpoint courses.

Admission: Free

The Jerry Reed/Chet Atkins Fingerstyle Instrumental Show

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This show will highlight guitar techniques pioneered by Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed and will feature solo and group performances.

Admission: Free

Jessie Leith Munro

Jessie Leith Munro with Jack Martini and the Jacksonville Kid

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jessie Leith Munro is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Italian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Jack Martini cooks up his songs with the finest flavors from around the world. The Jacksonville Kid, Jacob Allen, melds together folk, rock, Americana, indie, and soul music into one sound that Allen refers to as “folk-swamp" music. 

Admission: Free

Suzu's Terrible Horrible Evening Party

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Suzu's Terrible Horrible show is back! Suzuko Hori, a cosplay trombone player from Japan, will hold her third recital at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Middle Eastern Festival: The Music of Tigran Hamasyan

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Featuring celebrated Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan, the Ninth Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival will showcase unique talent and take the audience on a musical journey.

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

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Sur Mon Voyage...

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Voice Department faculty member Duane Moody presents a concert featuring selections from his self-produced recording Sur Mon Voyage

Admission: Free

Africana Studies Presents: Black Music Matters

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This concert will celebrate songs from the black music tradition. Guest performers include Patrice Rushen, composer, music producer, music director, music educator, pianist, and singer-songwriter of "Forget Me Nots," among other songs; Morris Hayes, former music director for Prince; and Stokley Williams, lead singer and drummer for Mint Condition.

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

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Suzanne Ciani

Voltage Connect Concert

Friday / March 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This concert, presented in conjunction with the Voltage Connect Conference at Berklee, is a celebration of electronic instruments in live performance, featuring Jordan Rudess, keyboardist of prog rock band Dream Theater; electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani; and electronic musician and entrepreneur Richard Devine.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show (or included with conference registration)

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Maz

Maz / Michelle Willis / Riva Saputo

Friday / March 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Mike ‘Maz’ Maher has made a name for himself as a founding member of the multi-Grammy Award-winning group Snarky Puppy. Michelle Willis is a singer-songwriter and keyboardist performing with some of the world's most well-loved artists. Riva Saputo is a Boston-based, alternative R&B band started by Heather Rivas and Toni Saputo. 

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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CANCELED: Maria Rita

Saturday / March 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
With six Latin Grammys and nearly two million records sold in Brazil alone, Maria Rita blends traditional bossa nova and sophisticated pop with her own free-flow style, bringing a fresh global voice to Brazilian song. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $28 / $36 / $46 / $56

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GIIA

Saturday / March 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Berklee alumna and New York City-based electronic vocalist GIIA creates atmospheric music inspired by trap and pop. 

Admission: $10 in Advance / $12 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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