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. 1 (Virtual)

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

The Songwriting Department at Berklee College of Music is proud to announce that it will continue its open mic shows virtually on a weekly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers) and is hosted by a department faculty member.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Tales from a Traveler: The Music of Camila Cortina

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Cuban pianist and composer Camila Cortina Bello presents her jazz composition portfolio. Using different instrumental formats and music styles, she combines original compositions faithful to her Cuban roots and other cultures around the world.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Education Collective: Music Education Department Recital

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Each semester, students and faculty from the Music Education Department present an eclectic program that includes original student work and student-led ensembles, as well as short “Ed Talks” on the topic of music education.

Admission: Free

Jobi Riccio #BerkleeAnywhere

Jobi Riccio (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Jobi Riccio is an Americana songwriter and performer from Boston, Massachusetts. Inspired by artists ranging from Buck Owens to Joni Mitchell—and the bluegrass community in which she grew up—she writes songs that meld classic country sounds with modern sensibilities.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Roots Roadshow

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America's rich musical heritage.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

CANCELED: Swing and Surf

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Led by Bobby Stanton, this concert is a combination of two guitar ensembles: the Western Swing and Surf ensembles. The repertoire will be the best of both genres, arranged for several guitars and rhythm section.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Student Composition Awards Concert

Thursday / April 9, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Award-winning Berklee College of Music student composers present their works.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Singers Showcase: Bond ... James Bond—Theme Songs

Thursday / April 9, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
While fans eagerly await the release of No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond movie, prepare to be shaken and stirred as Berklee’s most outstanding lead vocalists pay tribute to novelist Ian Fleming’s immortal and debonair Secret Intelligence Service agent, 007.

Admission: $15–$20 in advance / $20–$25 day of show

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CANCELED: Grace Kelly and Friends

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Join acclaimed musician and songwriter Grace Kelly and her band for a performance that will be recorded live.

Admission: $27 / $47 / $67 / $127 (VIP); students: $20

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CANCELED: Japanese Disco Night

Saturday / April 11, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Enjoy a dance night straight out of a 1980s Tokyo night club, with vinyl beats packed with magical girl charm and forgotten city pop classics. Joe-Lou of Space Heater will spin deep cuts and future funk remixes, accompanied by Vaporwave visuals by multimedia artist Joe Winograd.

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

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CANCELED: Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

Saturday / April 11, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
From Berlin, Germany, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester luxuriate in the high style and musical glory of the ’20s and ’30s—with a cool contemporary twist.

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

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CANCELED: Berklee String Fling

Monday / April 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The String Department at Berklee College of Music is proud to present its spring String Fling, a showcase that allows string students to share their bands, personal performance projects, and/or departmental ensembles with the greater Berklee community.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Fresh Prospects: Davin Kingston / Adam Liebman / Laufey Lin

Monday / April 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Fresh Prospects is a monthly concert series featuring some of Berklee College of Music’s finest musicians. This April, we’re excited to present Davin Kingston, Adam Liebman, and Laufey Lin. 

Admission: Free (standing room only)

CANCELED: Fran and Marti’s Violin and Piano Extravaganza

Monday / April 13, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Berklee College of Music faculty members Francine Trester and Marti Epstein perform old and new works for violin and piano.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Improvisation Ensemble Showcase

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Join us for a showcase of a mixed styles improvisation ensemble led by Berklee College of Music voice instructor Sarah Kervin.

Admission: Free

Jayson Ha

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

South Korean drummer Jayson Ha performs a set of covers in a combination of R&B, funk, and gospel styles.

Admission: Free

Berklee in the Round

CANCELED: Berklee in the Round

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
In this signature series of the Songwriting Department, five Berklee College of Music songwriters take turns playing their songs and telling their stories.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

CANCELED: Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra in Concert

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, composed of the best jazz instrumentalists at Berklee College of Music, plays the top original jazz compositions by the finest writers on campus.

Admission: Free

LEW #BerkleeAnywhere

LEW (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

LEW is a 23-year-old singer-songwriter who translates intangible emotion into an embrace that is rough but real. His melodic and silky voice hugs you like a friend and takes you home.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Billy Childs Ensemble

Wednesday / April 15, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Billy Childs, the Ken Pullig Jazz Composition Artist in Residence for 2020–2021, will feature works by the artist and his directed study students in the spirit of his jazz chamber music series of compositions and recordings.

Admission: Free

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