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.

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Past Events

 

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

Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY

Friday / April 5, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Symphony Hall, Boston
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

GRAMMY Award-winning conductor Arnie Roth leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra (led by artistic director Julius P. Williams) through a captivating and specially conceived program of Distant Worlds: Music from FINAL FANTASY for the show’s triumphant return to Symphony Hall.

Admission: $44.50 / $62.50 / $78 / $93.50 / $193.50

Berklee American Roots Music Program 10th Anniversary

Tuesday / March 12, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Celebrating the first 10 years of the Berklee American Roots Music Program, this extraordinary concert welcomes back some amazing musicians who passed through Berklee College of Music during the program’s first decade, as well as some of the incredible bands that got their start here.

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

Ariana Grande and Micki Miller Tribute Show

Thursday / March 7, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This two-part concert will feature pop and R&B hits such as “God Is a Woman,” “Side to Side,” and “Diamonds” with student instrumentalists, vocalists, and dancers.

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

Great American Songbook: The Music of Dolly Parton

Sunday / February 24, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join a global cast of Berklee’s finest students, alumni, faculty, and an array of special guests for an unforgettable evening filled with Dolly Parton’s greatest hits and deep cuts.

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

Larry Klein Meets Berklee, with Special Guests Madeleine Peyroux and Luciana Souza

Thursday / February 21, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Performing onstage alongside an international cast of top Berklee students, alumni, and faculty, Larry Klein has handpicked a setlist that bisects the vast, diverse, and impressive discography of his extraordinary career.

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

Paquito D’Rivera and Berta Rojas Meet Berklee: The Music of Agustín Barrios Mangoré

Thursday / November 15, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Paquito D’Rivera, Grammy Award–winning Cuban musician and composer, and Berta Rojas, guitarist extraordinaire from Paraguay, perform music from their recent release Dia y Medio.

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

Innovate: The Berklee Electronic Digital Instrument

Tuesday / October 30, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Electronic Production and Design Department celebrates some of Berklee College of Music’s finest student electronic digital instrument (EDI) performers, along with special guests Laura Escudé, Rachel Z, Thavius Beck, Dan Freeman, Moldover, and dolltr!ck.

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

Timeless: John Abercrombie Tribute Concert

Wednesday / October 10, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In celebration of guitar virtuoso John Abercrombie, the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music pays tribute to his life, music, and memories with friends and longtime collaborators Joe Lovano, Ben Street, Lage Lund, and Joey Baron.

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

Bill Pierce

The Art of the Tenor: Celebrating Bill Pierce

Wednesday / September 26, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In honor of renowned saxophonist and educator Bill Pierce, this celebratory concert features former students Javon Jackson, Mark Turner, Antonio Hart, and Melissa Aldana.

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