Signature Series

The Signature Series at Berklee brings Berklee students, faculty, alumni, and world-renowned, award-winning musicians to the Berklee Performance Center stage. From jazz to funk to Middle Eastern music, the concerts represent a wide range of genres for every listener.

Upcoming Events

 

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Past Events

 

The Bruno Mars Tribute Show (Video Rewind)

Thursday / July 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, the Bruno Mars Ensemble, composed of outstanding student singers, musicians, and dancers, performs popular hits by Mars, including "Uptown Funk," "Runaway Baby," and "24K Magic." The ensemble is handpicked and directed by Professor Tia Fuller, a former member of Beyoncé’s band.

Admission: Free

Great American Songbook: The Music of Dolly Parton (Video Rewind)

Thursday / June 25, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from February 2019, you can join a global cast of students, alumni, faculty, and an array of special guests for an unforgettable evening filled with Dolly Parton’s greatest hits and deep cuts. 

Admission: Free

The Show, Directed by Rob Lewis

Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Show is a pop music spectacle, an electrifying live production of world-renowned hits by today’s biggest stars, reimagined by a superband of top-notch singers, rappers, and instrumentalists from Berklee College of Music.

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

The Coming: Black History Month Celebration

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This musical narrative features excerpts with Daniel Black from his book The Coming, along with compositions from Tia Fuller’s Grammy-nominated album, Diamond Cut, and performances by the Rainbow All-Stars Ensemble on the rich traditions and more contemporary portrayals of the African diaspora, firmly depicting the unrighteous capture and journey of the transatlantic slave trade. 

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

Great American Songbook: Nu-Vintage Pop—Today’s Hits, Time Traveled

Sunday / February 23, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Inspired by the retro-hip joie de vivre of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox and its “gramophone music in a smartphone world” philosophy, join an eclectic and global cast of Berklee’s finest vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, and dancers as they reimagine modern-day pop songs in jazz and retro styles from a bygone era.

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

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Celebrates Charlie Parker

Friday / December 13, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

For one night only, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute celebrates Charlie Parker's centennial, presenting new arrangements and music from Bird's repertoire.

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

SOLD OUT: Singers Showcase: A Night at the Opera—The Music of Queen

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
In celebration of the enduring appeal of Queen, one of rock’s most influential bands, prepare for a glittering night of stomping, fearlessly eclectic rock anthems and harmony-steeped, melodramatic piano ballads. 

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

Zakir Hussain Meets Berklee

Friday / November 22, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Klarman Hall
Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA, 02163, United States

Berklee College of Music honors the life and music of Ustad Zakir Hussain, the prolific Grammy-winning tabla virtuoso. This concert is produced by Berklee India Exchange.

Admission: $40 / $80 / $120 / $150

Aida Cuevas Meets Berklee

Thursday / November 14, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Mexican vocalist Aida Cuevas, the “Queen of Ranchera Music,” has won a Grammy and a Latin Grammy for her work in the regional Mexican genre.

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

Dee Dee Bridgewater Meets Berklee

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Global icon Dee Dee Bridgewater is a multiple Grammy winner, Tony winner, music producer, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and jazz vocal legend.

Admission: $20–$30 in advance / $25–$35 day of show