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. 

 

7th Degree Live: Forward Ever Backward Never

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

David Friend Recital Hall

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

7th Degree Live is a concert full of excitement, fun, and energy, including jazz, funk, R&B, gospel, pop, and even Caribbean styles. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Peter Eldridge Duos

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

A night of duos featuring selected Berklee student vocalists with Peter Eldridge joining them on piano and vocals.

Admission: Free

Singers Night

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

Berklee Performance Center

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

Each semester, between 120 and 180 voice students audition for the opportunity to be cast in Singers Night, one of the Voice Department's premiere shows. This high-energy concert features the students who were chosen. 

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

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The David Friend Recital Hall

Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Guitar professor Thaddeus Hogarth presents Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase. 

Admission: Free

Mediterranean Women in Action Featuring Aynur, Josemi Carmona, and Javier Colina

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Mediterranean Music Institute launches the Mediterranean Women in Action Initiative with a concert featuring one of the most well known musicians from Turkey, the Kurdish musical icon Aynur. 

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

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Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley, Brian Blade: Still Dreaming

Sunday / March 19, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

In a program of new compositions inspired by Joshua Redman's father, the legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman, Joshua calls on Brian Blade on drums, Scott Colley on bass, and Ron Miles on trumpet to celebrate the tradition and innovation fostered by Dewey and his band. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

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

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Eliane Elias

Saturday / March 25, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Pianist, singer, and songwriter Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style, which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive instrumental jazz and compositional skills. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.

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

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Curtain Up: New Musical Theater Songs by Berklee Students

Monday / March 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Join us at the eighth annual concert of brand-new, original musical theater songs written, orchestrated, and performed by Berklee students and alumni. 

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

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Composition Department Awards Concert

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Top award winners from composition majors will perform their newest works in a wide variety of styles and ensembles.

Admission: Free

The Chariot's a-Comin'

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

The Jubilee Spirit Ensemble convenes and tunes up to sing a cappella songs of slavery, freedom, and redemption.

Admission: Free

International Folk Music Festival

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Students from around the globe and from the United States will perform a wide variety of traditional folk music.

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

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Animation Universe

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Audire Soundtrack Choir and Orchestra presents Animation Universe, a musical journey through the various worlds of the animation genre. 

Admission: $8 in Advance / $12 Day of Show

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2017 Words and Music Festival

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

The Composition Department is excited to announce its third annual Words and Music Festival, kicking off with a concert of original music by faculty composers.

Admission: Free

Songs for Social Change Concert

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

The Songs for Social Change Concert showcases the winners and runners-up of the Songs for Social Change Contest. 

Admission: Free

Commencement Processional Playoff

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

In the Playoff for the 2017 Commencement Processional, the audience and band vote for their favorite.

Admission: Free

Found in Translation

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Join us for a celebration of the music and poetry of Berklee's diverse community.  

Admission: Free

Metal Guitar Night

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Berklee's top metal bands and guitar talent will be showcased in an evening guaranteed to be filled with fierce metal riffs and shred guitar pyrotechnics. 

Admission: Free

Singers Showcase: A Tribute to Elvis Presley

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Singers Showcase features some of Berklee’s finest vocalists performing songs by Elvis Presley.

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

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TFDI Featuring Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

TFDI is a three-man acoustic band, featuring Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke. 

Admission: $17 Advance / $20 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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Lisa Hilton

Saturday / April 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Acclaimed composer/pianist Lisa Hilton debuts new compositions from her 2017 release Day & Night, which was inspired by the lush melodies of Cole Porter, while connecting with the bluesy energy of Count Basie and Horace Silver.

Admission: $22 / $12 Student

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