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. 

 

Briana Washington

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

Admission: Free

Brianna Nelson

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Harvard Longwood Campus
25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Brianna Nelson is a folk/pop artist who has been writing and performing music since 2012.

Admission: Free

Tyson Jackson

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Tyson Jackson first discovered his love of music at age 3 in his hometown of West Palm Beach, Florida.

Admission: Free

Santiago Barragán Noguera

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 6:30 p.m.
B3 Restaurant
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian guitarist, composer, and songwriter who showcases his light touch, lyrical phrasing, and technical qualities as a Latin musician.

Admission: Live music is provided for patrons of the B3 restaurant and bar.

Guitar Sessions: Wayne Krantz

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitarist Wayne Krantz and his group perform as part of Berklee Guitar Sessions.

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

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Santiago Barragán Noguera

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
B3 Restaurant
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian guitarist, composer, and songwriter who showcases his light touch, lyrical phrasing, and technical qualities as a Latin musician.

Admission: Live music is provided for patrons of the B3 restaurant and bar.

Jazz Duo Concert: Larry Baione and Jesse Williams

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Faculty guitarist Larry Baione and bassist Jesse Williams present a jazz duo concert as part of Guitar Sessions.

Admission: Free

Rina Yamazaki

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

Rina Yamazaki is a jazz piano player from Japan who is studying at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

Admission: Free

Gary Kerkezou Trio

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Gary Kerkezou is a drummer and violinist currently attending Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Maria Rowinska

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 5:30 p.m.
Club Passim
Palmer Street and Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Maria Rowinska's introduction to bossa nova began a young age, by listening to Elis & Tom with her father. Her desire to learn bossa expanded to samba, choro, and other Brazilian styles. 

Admission: Free

Common Cents

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA, 02210, United States

Common Cents is a group of humble, extraordinary musicians. The band, led by William Nelson, brings to life music that Nelson first created in his bedroom.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Julien Kasper

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Julien Kasper has released three critically acclaimed albums of original music and has performed extensively in the United States and abroad as a leader and sideman. 

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

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Briana Washington

Friday / August 17, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

Admission: Free

Yumi Kim

Friday / August 17, 2018 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar
One Bennett Street , Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Yumi Kim is a gifted pianist and composer from Seoul, South Korea, who is studying at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

Admission: Free

Berklee's Ethan Santos Quintet, at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival

Ethan Santos Quintet

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.
Salem Jazz and Soul Festival
157 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA, 01970, United States

Five of the finest musicians at Berklee College of Music—led by trombonist Ethan Santos, a California native and Presidential Scholar—will perform at the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival.

Admission: Free

Maria Vertiz

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Hailing from Mexico City, Mexico, Maria Vertiz is a composer, producer, songwriter, and arranger who creates music filled with ethnic sounds, atmospheric ideas, and structural concepts from different eras.

Admission: Free

Ana María Villa

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 2:30 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Ana María Villa is a 24-year-old performer and vocalist from Bogotá, Colombia.

Admission: Free

African Comedy Show

Saturday / August 18, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Don't miss this African stand-up comedy show featuring Waganda and Wakenya comedians Anne Kansiime; Michael Omuka, a.k.a. Smart Joker; and "2mbili" Dankan Onyango.

Admission: $40 / $50 / $60

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Vlade Guigni Trio

Sunday / August 19, 2018 / 2:00 p.m.
Spectacle Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, United States

The Vlade Guigni Trio will perform arrangements of classic jazz tunes along with contemporary original pieces, blending old and new sounds.

Admission: Free

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