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

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Jason Palmer's Berklee Septet at Toronto Jazz Festival

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
OLG Stage - Toronto Jazz Festival
Cumberland Street, Village of Yorkville Park, 115 Cumberland Street , Toronto, Canada

Jason Palmer's Berklee Septet includes some of the college’s finest student players, who have engaged in a six-month-long, working mentorship with trumpeter and composer Palmer, assistant professor of ensembles and brass at Berklee.

Admission: Free

David González and José Luis González: Challenging Nager Miller Syndrome through Music

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The duet "4.18" will be performed by father and son ensemble José Luis González and David González, a young pianist born with Miller syndrome. 

Admission: Free

Sarah Vela / Lisa Oduor-Noah

Saturday / July 1, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands, Boston, MA, 02125, United States

Sarah Vela is a singer-songwriter and performer based out of Oakland, California. Her sound offers a laidback, soulful, and captivating effect. Lisa Akech Oduor-Noah is a Kenyan singer who was introduced to music through her sibling’s playing of varied styles of music, from R&B to Lingala.

Admission: Free

Moxie

Sunday / July 2, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
The Street
55 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467, United States

A musical analogy for tigers befriending orangutans, Dalia Marina (voice) and Parker Ousley (cello) are an unusual but perfectly paired duo. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Monday / July 3, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Gregory Groover

Monday / July 3, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Regattabar
One Bennett Street , Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Born into a musical family, Gregory George Groover Jr., is a 23-year-old tenor saxophonist who has possessed a passion for music since age 10.

Admission: Free

Miette Hope

Monday / July 3, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
B3 Restaurant
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Miette Hope is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter and independent artist hailing from Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

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

Justin Salisbury

Tuesday / July 4, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. 

Admission: Free

Malwina Masternak

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 4:30 p.m.
The Steps
One Franklin Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States

Malwina Masternak was born in a small city in Poland. She has performed at the Toronto Jazz Festival with students from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. 

Admission: Free

Brandon Diaz

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Brandon Diaz is a gifted and highly accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and musician from Ashburn, Virginia.

Admission: Free

Nikola Stajic

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
100 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States

Jazz guitarist Nikola Stajic’s fusion style blends sophisticated traditional Balkan music with jazz harmony and improvisation. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. 

Admission: Free

Sarah Vela

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street, Boston, MA, 02210, United States

Sarah Vela is a singer-songwriter and performer based out of Oakland, California. Her sound offers a laidback, soulful, and captivating effect.

Admission: Free

Lizje Sarria

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Kendall Plaza
2 Cambridge Center, Cambridge , MA, 02142, United States

Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Since before the age of 10, Alex Olsen has been proving himself to be an innovative, masterful pianist and composer.

Admission: Free

Brenna Carroll

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
Boston Public Market
100 Hanover Street, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Brenna Carroll is a passionate singer-songwriter who also enjoys writing and arranging music for other artists in the pop, folk, rock, and R&B genres. 

Admission: Free

Kathleen Parks

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
Club Passim
Palmer Street and Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Fiddle player Kathleen Parks' sound incorporates influences from writers such as Harry Nilsson, Paul McCartney, and Paul Simon. 

Admission: Free

Marco Mares

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

From Mexico City, Marco Mares is a singer-songwriter who’s trying to break the pre-established roads and search for new ways to create fresh and honest pop.

Admission: Free

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