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.
Brandon DiazBoston Public Library
Brandon Diaz is a gifted and highly accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and musician from Ashburn, Virginia.
Han Beyli ProjectCharlesview
Born and raised in Ukraine and heavily influenced by his Azerbaijani heritage, Han Beyli's eclectic background and influences have merged to create a listening experience that is one of a kind.
Domi is a young pianist, keyboardist, and producer from France.
Gerson EguigurenLongfellow House
Musician and singer Gerson Eguiguren, from Quito, Ecuador, is also a violinist, violist, and pianist.