Events

E.g., 2017-06-26
E.g., 2017-06-26

Songwriting Summer Workshop Open Mic

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

This event is hosted by our alumni mentor faculty and is a chance for you to perform for this year’s group of Songwriting Workshop participants, meet possible collaborators, or simply check out the original songs and voices. Signups will begin at 6:00 p.m. and you must be there in person to sign up.

Admission: Free

Lizje Sarria

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
B3 Restaurant
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

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

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

Wild Fedak Appeared

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his third recital, vibraphonist Ryan Fedak will showcase his first completely original set featuring a variety of instruments, textures, and ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Global Strings Festival

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Global Strings Festival presents a night of string-driven music in genres ranging from bluegrass and Latin jazz to funk and world music, featuring Molsky's Mountain Drifters, the Maureen Choi Quartet, Mimi Rabson's Funkestra, and Eugene Friesen's Berklee World Strings.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Melissa Ferrick and Will Dailey: D.I.Y. Singer-Songwriter: Making a Living as an Indie Artist or Band

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 10:30 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This career panel will feature indie songwriter, producer, and touring artists Melissa Ferrick and Will Dailey discussing how you can survive as an artist on your own terms.

Admission: Free

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

Nat Reed

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
The Lawn on D
420 D Street, Boston, MA, 02210, United States

Nat Reed is a new R&B-pop artist who creates ethereal sensuality in her music with heavy vocal textures over minimal production elements. 

Admission: Free

Conversation and Q&A with Hit Songwriter Lori McKenna

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Hit songwriter Lori McKenna will talk about her path to writing no. 1 songs for country artists Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Faith Hill, as well as her career as a recording artist. 

Admission: Free

Songwriting Summer Workshop Mentor Concert and Goodbye Party

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 2:30 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Celebrate our amazing alumni mentors as they perform their original material. 

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

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

Dabin Ryu's Recital

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Dabin Ryu will perform her compositions.

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

Mikail Seet and the Color Wheel

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Mikail Seet and friends will perform R&B, jazz, and rock-influenced arrangements and original compositions.

Admission: Free

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