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. 

 

LIYA

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Macy's Downtown Boston
1 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

LIYA is a Bulgarian-born, contemporary singer-songwriter based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Admission: Free

Darrell Katz and OddSong

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

OddSong is a unique chamber jazz group with a saxophone quartet, marimba, violin, and voice that features music composed and arranged by Darrell Katz with additional music by Helen Sherrah-Davies.

Admission: Free

Peter Bence

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Peter Bence is an internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist, recording artist, composer, and producer who holds the Guinness World Record for being the “fastest piano player.”

Admission: $29.50 / $35 / $45 / $100 (VIP)

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Tom Speight / Cheekie / Tommy Ashby

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Tom Speight is making up for lost time. Laid low by illness, beset by personal and professional problems, the songwriter returned to what he does best: writing songs. Cheekie is a Boston-based singer-songwriter who sings melancholy songs with dreamy hooks.

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

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LIYA

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Macy's Downtown Boston
1 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

LIYA is a Bulgarian-born, contemporary singer-songwriter based in Boston, Massachusetts.

Admission: Free

Rozlyn

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 4:30 p.m.
Macy's Downtown Boston
1 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Rozlyn Menachof is an emerging artist from Rochester, New York.

Admission: Free

Cat Clyde

Cat Clyde

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Cat Clyde, a new artist from Stratford, Canada, presents a fresh take on the classic sounds of yesteryear.

Admission: $12 in advance, $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Going Off-Script: The Ornamented Suites for Cello

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Internationally acclaimed Baroque cellist Juliana Soltis explores the long-lost tradition of spontaneous improvisation in Johann Sebastian Bach’s beloved Six Suites for Solo Cello.

Admission: $5 children (ages 12 and under) / $10 seniors and students / $20 adults

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Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto: 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova with Bebel Gilberto and Sergio Mendes, one of Brazil's most successful artists and a multiple Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist.

Admission: $45 / $70 / $80

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Berklee Stage at the Boston Book Festival

Saturday / October 19, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Copley Square
206 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Hear student bands perform at the Berklee Stage in Copley Square as part of the Boston Book Festival.

Admission: Free

The Paco de Lucía Project

Saturday / October 19, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Produced by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, the Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the past 10 years of his illustrious career.

Admission: $30 / $40 / $50 / $65

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Can’t Stop Singing That Song

Sunday / October 20, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join special guest Quvenzhané Wallis, members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the Boston Children’s Chorus, and special guests to celebrate the music of Aline Shader with arrangements for 15-piece big band, youth chorus, and special guests by Carlos Henriquez (bassist with Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra).

Admission: $15 (free for students and children under 18)

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Venezuelan Maracas with Manuel Rangel

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Manuel Rangel presents Five Movements, his innovative method that teaches the world of maracas in just five key movements.

Admission: Free

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Brass Showcase with Steve Davis

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz and classical brass music, featuring Berklee College of Music student brass groups. Charlie Lewis, Marshall Gilkes, and John Faieta are the directors.

Admission: Free

Berklee Brass Special Guest Concert

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for an exciting evening of music as Berklee Brass features a special guest artist, along with winners of the jazz competition for student brass players at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Mariam Janjghava: The Janngo

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Georgian singer-songwriter Mariam Janjghava, a.k.a. Janngo, performs her first show at Berklee College of Music. Tune in for original songs and well-known tunes in funk and R&B flavors.

Admission: Free

Jisu Jung

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Jisu Jung presents original compositions and arrangements in jazz and classical genres.

Admission: Free

Patrick Park / Brianna Nelson

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Trial and error can be an effective but frustrating method for solving problems. This approach is how singer-songwriter Patrick Park records music—exhausting all sonic possibilities of a song before finally succumbing to the ebb and flow of the creative process.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (standing room only)

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21st Annual Octoboefest

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Come celebrate the 21st Octoboefest with the soulful sounds of the oboe. From traditional repertoire to contemporary creations, Berklee College of Music oboe students will take front and center for this celebration. Costumes are encouraged.

Admission: Free

BENEE

BENEE

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Hailing from the suburbs of Auckland, New Zealand, 19-year-old indie pop artist BENEE has made her mark on the world with her debut EP Fire on Marzz, released in June.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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