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. 

 

Maxim Lubarsky Collective

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

Berklee Performance Center

This show will present a combination of original material along with music from different parts of Brazil and beyond. 

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

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Mariana Secca

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

David Friend Recital Hall

Mariana Secca, a 22-year-old singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pianist from Portugal, will go back to her roots with a concert of original tunes, singing in her native language and in English.

Admission: Free

Tribute to Elis Regina

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This concert is a tribute to Brazilian singer Elis Regina, featuring vocalist Mirella Costa and a large ensemble.

Admission: Free

Black Lives Matter: Sankofa

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

Berklee Performance Center

The Black Lives Matter Concert series at Berklee is a student-curated, produced, and performed effort to educate through words and music on the historical, systemic, institutional, and socio-economic events of our time that have contributed to both the progress and disenfranchisement of people of the African Diaspora. 

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

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Art Note Project

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

David Friend Recital Hall

Jessie Cox created Art Note Project to incorporate music, poetry, costumes, electronic sounds, and small acting parts into his music.   

Admission: Free

Banda Magda

WBGO The Checkout Presents Banda Magda

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

Red Room at Cafe 939

Famed New York-area radio station WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM/WBGO.org, NPR Music, and Berklee present the sixth year of the Checkout – Live at Berklee. Founded by Greek-born singer, film scorer, and composer Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda moves from samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando.

Admission: $10 general admission (standing room only)

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Composers and Friends

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

David Friend Recital Hall

In what has become an annual acoustic event, Jerry Gates presents composers and performers from Berklee College of Music in a chamber group setting. 

Admission: Free

ShapeShifter Lab Orchestra

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

Berklee Performance Center

This will be an evening with jazz, funk, world music, loops, polyrhythms, and high energy.

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

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Dhafer Youssef

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

Berklee Performance Center

 Dhafer Youssef combines Sufi tradition, world, and jazz influences with Arabic lyricism to create a spellbinding, sublime journey. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Jeff LeBlanc

Jeff LeBlanc and Hayley Reardon

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

Red Room at Cafe 939

Jeff LeBlanc has netted three top-20 albums on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart. Boston Globe Magazine recognized Hayley Reardon's artistry, naming her a Bostonian of the Year.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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Dianne Reeves with Peter Martin, Romero Lubambo, Reginald Veal, and Terreon Gully

Sunday / February 12, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Dianne Reeves's magical, timeless voice, improvisational prowess, and unique soul-jazz stylings mark her as one of the world’s preeminent jazz vocalists. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

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

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Darrell Katz and OddSong

Monday / February 13, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

OddSong is a unique chamber jazz ensemble and compositional vehicle put together by Darrell Katz, director of the Jazz Composers Alliance (JCA). 

Admission: Free

Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana / Josh Cashman

Tuesday / February 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Tash Sultana made a name for herself busking on the streets of Melbourne, Australia, and by having homemade videos go viral with millions of views online. Josh Cashman will open the show.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Jazz Vocal Series: Faculty Night

Tuesday / February 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty from the Voice Department will perform jazz standards accompanied by a rhythm section.

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

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Dominant Funktion Live

Wednesday / February 15, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The fusion and R&B group Dominant Funktion, led by tenor saxophonist Kevon Scott, will perform a combination of original music from their upcoming album, along with a range of covers and arrangements. 

Admission: Free

New Focus

Wednesday / February 15, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Drummer Charles-Henry Volk and his band, New Focus, present a variety of original hard rock and progressive rock songs.

Admission: Free

Garnet

Wednesday / February 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Progressive rock band Garnet performs music composed by band leader Darion Roberts.

Admission: Free

Fly Me to Venus

Thursday / February 16, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Vocalist Venus will perform originals, covers, and arrangements in various styles, in Mandarin and English.

Admission: Free

Aaron Diehl Presents Jelly and George Featuring Adam Birnbaum and Cécile McLorin Salvant

Friday / February 17, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when Aaron Diehl and Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of jazz piano greats George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton.

Admission: $55 / $65

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Clay Cook

Clay Cook

Saturday / February 18, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

An accomplished songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Clay Cook has recorded and toured with John Mayer, Sugarland, the Marshall Tucker Band, and Shawn Mullins.

Admission: $15 general admission / Tickets on sale December 9 at 10:00 a.m.

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