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. 

 

Sweeney Todd

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee's Musical Theater Club presents Sweeney Todd, the Tony Award–winning musical thriller written by Stephen Sondheim. This production, which will be set in a 19th century insane asylum, features a 30-piece orchestra and full cast ensemble of some of Berklee's best musical theater performers.  

Admission: $12 / $17

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

The Write of Spring

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Jazz Composition Department presents the Write of Spring concert, now in its 24th year, featuring compositions by faculty members Jeff Claassen, Winnie Dahlgren, Ayn Inserto, Darrell Katz, Dick Lowell, Jackson Schultz, and Bill Scism. 

Admission: Free

Valleyheart / Dreamer and Son / Dylan Dunlap

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Valleyheart, an indie/alternative rock band from Beverly, Massachusetts, performs. Dreamer and Son and Dylan Dunlap will also perform.

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

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The David Friend Recital Hall with a view from the stage.

Patitucci, Wooten, and Bailey: The Berklee Bass Brigade

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Steve Bailey will lay down some grooves with all kinds of other goodies thrown in, including chords, solos, melodies, and rests. Special guests will also appear.

Admission: Free

The Red Room

A&R Showcase

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Come hear and see a wide range of the exceptional talent Berklee has to offer, and get a glimpse of how acts are discovered in the music industry.

Admission: Free

Laney Jones and the Spirits / The Novel Ideas / Hayley Sabella

Friday / February 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Laney Jones and the Spirits perform. The Novel Ideas and Hayley Sabella open the show.

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

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Great American Songbook: The Music of Bob Dylan

Sunday / February 28, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee students and faculty pay tribute to Bob Dylan by performing new arrangements of Dylan’s most memorable and influential songs.

Admission: $12 / $18

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The Red Room

Lyusi Simon

Monday / February 29, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Student Lyusi Simon, who is expected to graduate in 2016, is a pop and R&B singer presenting covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Cory Henry Presents the Revival

Monday / February 29, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Cory Henry, who's currently touring with Snarky Puppy and producing several projects for other artists, performs.

Admission: $17 in advance / $20 day of show

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Terence Blanchard Ensembles Concert with Terence Blanchard

Monday / February 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert will feature two ensembles that are under the artistic direction of Terence Blanchard, a visiting scholar in jazz composition at Berklee, and are organized and rehearsed by Shamie Royston, an assistant professor in the Jazz Composition Department.

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

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Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles

Monday / February 29, 2016 / 9:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Cory Henry, who's currently touring with Snarky Puppy and producing several projects for other artists, performs.

Admission: $17 in advance / $20 day of show

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Tuesday / March 1, 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 Orange and Blue Ensembles.

Admission: Free

The Red Room

BOOM: Berklee Original Open Mic

Tuesday / March 1, 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

Piano Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / March 1, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty from the Piano Department will present a concert of solo acoustic piano performances.

Admission: Free

Piano Department Student Concert

Wednesday / March 2, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Piano students selected by audition will present a concert of solo acoustic piano performances.

Admission: Free

Lily & Madeleine / Shannon Hayden

Wednesday / March 2, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Sisters and singer-songwriters Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz perform. Cellist Shannon Hayden also performs.

Admission: $12 in advance / $14 day of show

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

Concert for 100 Mobile Devices

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute (BIAI) presents a concert for 100 mobile devices in which the audience will perform new, interactive works using the a.bel application running on iOS devices (iPhones/iPads). 

Admission: Free

Rhythms and Frequencies: Contemporary Writing and Production Student Concert

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Contemporary Writing and Production (CWP) Student Concert features some of the best CWP students and their dynamic songs and arrangements in an exciting mix of electrifying music.

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

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The Red Room

Triple Threat

Friday / March 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Berklee faculty Michael Wartofsky, Jeri Sykes, and Rene Pfister will perform an intimate evening of original work, sharing stories and playing songs from their original shows as well as instrumental compositions.

Admission: Free

Vicente Amigo: Flamenco Festival 2016

Saturday / March 5, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert features Latin Grammy winner Vicente Amigo, who is known as one of today's most dazzling flamenco guitarists.

Admission: $32 / $40 / $50 / $60

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