Performances

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. 

 

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 2 (Virtual Event)

Monday / October 26, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

Brian Urra

Brian Urra (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / October 27, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Brian Urra, a Chilean violinist, dancer, and composer with more than 15 years of performance experience, performs. 

Admission: Free

Berklee World Strings (Virtual Performance)

Wednesday / October 28, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Directed by Eugene Friesen, Berklee World Strings perform "Agua de beber" featuring cellist and vocalist Kely Pinheiro and violist Noah Leong.

Admission: Free

Terri Lyne Carrington and Danilo Pérez in Concert (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / October 29, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Terri Lyne Carrington, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, and Danilo Pérez, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, will perform a virtual concert with students from their respective institutes.

Admission: Free

Virtual Berklee in the Round No. 2

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berkee in the Round (BITR) is a series of free performances showcasing Berklee students and is inspired by the intimate performances at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe rounds in Nashville, Tennessee.

Admission: Free

Oscar D'León Meets Berklee (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / November 12, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Venezuelan artist Oscar D'León will perform a virtual concert with Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 3 (Virtual Event)

Monday / November 30, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

The Show: A Celebration of 75 Years (Virtual Experience)

Thursday / December 3, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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After the success of their Signature Series concert, The Show, held earlier this year, Rob Lewis ’94 and Ash Rodriguez B.M. ’10 are back with a new installment to celebrate Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary.

Admission: Free

Singers Showcase: Bond...James Bond: Theme Songs (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / December 10, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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As the world eagerly awaits the 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die, prepare to be shaken and stirred as Berklee’s most outstanding lead vocalists, instrumentalists, and arrangers pay tribute to novelist Ian Fleming’s immortal and debonair Secret Intelligence Service agent, 007.

Admission: Free

Mariza

Sunday / January 31, 2021 / 7:30 p.m.
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Portuguese fado star Mariza has become a widely acclaimed star on the global stage. Whether singing traditional numbers or new songs, she honors the legacy of fado with her clarion voice and mesmerizing stage presence.

Admission: $35 / $42/ $52 / $65

Louden Swain

Saturday / March 20, 2021 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Over the course of two decades together, Louden Swain has released a series of impressively accomplished albums; toured successfully throughout North America, Europe, and Australia; and built a dedicated social media following—all without the support of a mainstream record label.

Admission: $38 in advance / $40 day of show (standing room only)

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Ana Moura

Saturday / March 20, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Vocalist Ana Moura possesses a fado voice unlike any other.

Admission: $28 / $38 / $48 / $58

Louden Swain

Saturday / March 20, 2021 / 9:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Over the course of two decades together, Louden Swain has released a series of impressively accomplished albums; toured successfully throughout North America, Europe, and Australia; and built a dedicated social media following—all without the support of a mainstream record label.

Admission: $38 in advance / $40 day of show (standing room only)

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Cœur de pirate

Saturday / May 15, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Cœur de pirate (French for pirate heart) is the stage name of Béatrice Martin, an award-winning French Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist. Her whimsical pop songs blend cabaret music, French lyrics, and playful indie sensibilities.

Admission: $25 / $28 / $32 / $37

Zucchero’s D.O.C. Tour

Friday / October 1, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Zucchero, one of Italy's most acclaimed international artists, has performed a series of unique concerts throughout the world in just under two years.

Admission: $47 / $67 / $97

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Tommy Emmanuel

Sunday / October 3, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Widely acknowledged as the international master of the solo acoustic guitar, Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. 

Admission: $44 / $49 / $54

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Clannad: In a Lifetime Farewell Tour

Monday / October 4, 2021 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Multi-award winning band Clannad fuses elements of traditional Irish music with more contemporary folk, new age, and rock, creating a unique and ethereal sound that combines haunting melodies and mesmerizing vocals.

Admission: $33 / $43 / $53 / $63

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Ólafur Arnalds

Thursday / October 21, 2021 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Rescheduled from October 25, 2020. Award-winning artist, composer, and producer Ólafur Arnalds is back on the road with new material. After a triumphant return to the stage in 2018, he is completing his final set of shows after nearly three years of touring.

Admission: $32 / $36 / $42

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