Swear and ShakeRed Room at Cafe 939
Directly supporting acts like the Lumineers, Delta Rae, American Authors, G. Love and Special Sauce, among others, Swear and Shake, presented by Crossroads, has gone from city to city connecting with different audiences. Jillette Johnson has been performing live since she was 12, captivating audiences with her sultry, thoughtful, piano-driven tunes.
Ani Choying Drolma Live in ConcertBerklee Performance Center
Ani Choying Drolma is a Tibetan-Nepalese Buddhist nun and internationally acclaimed singer known as the "Buddhist Rock Star."
Briana WashingtonBrewer Plaza
Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California.
Lizje SarriaB3 Restaurant
Colombian performer Lizje Sarria is a versatile composer, arranger, and solo artist of soulful music.
Conversation and Q&A with Hit Songwriter Kara DioGuardiBerklee Performance Center
Grammy-nominated hit songwriter and producer Kara DioGuardi, who is also an author, Broadway performer, and TV personality, will share stories about her path to writing the songs that sold 160 million records.
Aliya Cycon ProjectBoston Public Market
Aliya Cycon Project blends Cycon’s soulful compositions with characteristics of traditional Arabic music to create an unforgettable East-meets-West experience.
Conversation and Q&A with Hit Songwriter Lori McKennaBerklee Performance Center
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.
Sarah Vela / Lisa Oduor-NoahGeorges Island
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.
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.
Justin SalisburyBrewer Plaza
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.
Kota Fukuda will perform his original compositions, featuring a mixture of jazz, hip-hop, and world groove.
Kristian Veech is a singer-songwriter who delves into a wide range of styles, from acoustic folk to progressive rock.
Pedro Sanjur's recital will be a tribute to traditional Panamanian and Caribbean music.
Oscar Barcelli's Afro-Peruvian Experiment will present original compositions and some traditional songs from Peru and the rest of Latin America mixed with traditional jazz instrumentation, and traditional Peruvian instrumentation.
José Villa performs regional Mexican songs with visiting artists.
Third-semester music therapy/songwriting major Claudia Gruber performs her first concert at Berklee as a solo writer and vocalist.
Santiago Barragan presents original world music compostions in a sextet setting.
Enjoy an uplifting evening with Irma Thomas, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Dotan's music has been featured in many popular American television shows and the legendary Ben Folds invited him to tour throughout North America in 2016.
With a deep, spiritual, and moving style, Yasmin Levy preserves and revives the most beautiful and romantic songs from the Ladino/Judeo-Spanish tradition. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Norwegian jazz guitarist Tim Johnson presents new compositions and arrangements.
Kanun player and composer Firas Zreik presents the Kanun Journey II, a set of original instrumental compositions, improvisations, and covers from the Arabic music style, influenced by a combination of flamenco and world jazz styles.
The Çay Party presents a showcase of organic world fusion and Turkish music.
In his first recital at Berklee, Tianyi Shi will play solo fingerstyle guitar compositions by Tommy Emmanuel, Chet Atkins, Oshio Kotaro, and more.
Saxophonist Diego Ramos presents his senior showcase.
Voice principal Tamara Jokic presents an afternoon of world music from different cultures.
Vocalist Visnja Begovic performs a selection of music from her Eastern musical influences.
Vocalist Sarah Bernadette presents a selection of originals with original arrangements of cover songs.
Daniel Casares will perform a set of originals and jazz tunes in a trio format.
In her first and last recital at Berklee, Eiko Suzuki will perform her original songs with her septet.