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

 

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: Berklee Middle Eastern Festival: Tigran Hamasyan Trio Meets Pletenitsa

Tuesday / April 28, 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.
The Berklee Middle Eastern Festival is a celebrated annual event that brings together guest artists from the region, as well as community musicians, students, visual artists, and dancers from all over the world to celebrate the music of the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus, and the Mediterranean.

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

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Past Events

 

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

SOLD OUT: Singers Showcase: Aretha, Queen of Soul

Thursday / April 11, 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.
Joined by a full rhythm section, horns, background vocalists, dancers, and special guests, Berklee College of Music’s most outstanding lead vocalists and vocal groups will interpret Aretha Franklin’s rich canon.

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