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. 

 

Samuel Batista

Wednesday / July 12, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

Panamanian saxophonist Samuel Batista is currently in the process of recording his first album, Voices of Freedom.

Admission: Free

Tim Ray Trio

Wednesday / July 12, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
Ramler Park
130 Peterborough Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Perhaps best known as the longtime pianist for Lyle Lovett, Tim Ray’s wide-ranging skills as a soloist and accompanist have afforded him the opportunity to perform with legendary performers from all walks of music. 

Admission: Free

Jason and Jacob Sibi-Okumu

Wednesday / July 12, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
B3 Restaurant
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Jason and Jacob Sibi-Okumu are brothers who were born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya.

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

Harry Jay & the Bling

Harry Jay & the Bling / Miette Hope / E-Block

Wednesday / July 12, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Harry Jay & the Bling is a contemporary R&B/funk group. Miette Hope is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter and independent artist hailing from Colorado Springs, Colorado. The E-Block is a funk/rock/R&B group from Albany, New York.

Admission: Free

The HenJoSal Rock Fusion Trio

Wednesday / July 12, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Drum set artist and Berklee associate professor Henrique De Almeida joins forces with jazz-rock virtuosos Joe Santerre (bass) and Sal DiFusco (guitar) for an exciting evening set extravaganza. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
280 Congress Street, Boston, MA, 02210, United States

From Barcelona, Spain, Olivia Pérez Collellmir is a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer.

Admission: Free

The Ladles

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Kendall Square
300 Athenaeum Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142, United States

The Ladles have three-part female harmony perfected, but their sound is more than that. They blend swing, old-time, neo-soul, and contemporary choral music into a sound all their own. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Thursday / July 13, 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

Hunter LaMar

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
100 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States

Hunter LaMar was born in Newark, New Jersey, to a college professor father and a Broadway veteran mother. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

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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

Niu Raza

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
Boston Public Market
100 Hanover Street, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Blending huge jazzy vocals with soul, African groove, a touch of Caribbean beats, and pop, Niu Raza’s sound is full, mature, and alluring.

Admission: Free

Stephanie James

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
Club Passim
Palmer Street and Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Stephanie James, a pop and soul singer-songwriter, uses her powerful vocals and poignant lyrics to inspire and unite her audiences.

Admission: Free

Alexis Newman

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Wakefield Library
345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA, 01880, United States

Alexis Newman is a singer-songwriter and performer who has opened for numerous artists such as Brian McKnight with the Divas as well as Aloe Blacc, Bilal, and Chris Turner with the Neo-Soul Ensemble during a Marvin Gaye tribute. 

Admission: Free

The Ladles

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Putnam Investments Plaza, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA, 02210, United States

The Ladles have three-part female harmony perfected, but their sound is more than that. They blend swing, old-time, neo-soul, and contemporary choral music into a sound all their own. 

Admission: Free

Pamela Robles

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
Charlestown Navy Yard
1 Constitution Road, Boston, MA, 02129, United States

Pamela Robles is an alternative R&B/soul artist from the beautiful Island of the Dominican Republic.

Admission: Free

Jason and Jacob Sibi-Okumu

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
B3 Restaurant
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Jason and Jacob Sibi-Okumu are brothers who were born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya.

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

Zayra Pola

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA, 02118, United States

Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Zayra Pola started playing percussion and drums at a very young age. 

Admission: Free

Renato Milone's Quartet

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Faculty member Renato Milone presents his first jazz project, a quartet, in which he will play a series of jazz standards rearranged to emphasize the rhythmic elements. 

Admission: Free

Gaelynn Lea

Gaelynn Lea / Ben de la Cour

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Gaelynn Lea is a violinist with more than 20 years of experience. She began learning traditional Celtic and American fiddle tunes at the age of 18. Nashville-based Ben de la Cour has a uniquely modern, haunting, and darkly humorous sound that is all his own.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission (standing room only)

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Danae Greenfield

Friday / July 14, 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

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