Maria WadmanKendall Square
Maria Wadman's love of Brazilian samba, bossa nova, and Cuban son and bolero began when she was young, growing up listening to her father play the melodies and rhythms on his classical guitar.
Seoyeon Im with StringsOliver Colvin Recital Hall
Featuring a string quartet, violinist and composer Seoyeon Im presents her original compositions and arrangements.
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.
Stylized by tapping guitars, intricate rhythms, and poppy vocal hooks, Good Game mixes sounds of indie rock and math rock with a focus on composition.
Martin Tamisier is a singer-songwriter and drummer from France whose music is a blend of pop, jazz, and African music with French lyrics.
Maurizio Fiore Salas showcases his own compositions and arrangements for different groups.
Anton Derevyanko presents his music and arrangements through a group of his closest friends and musicians.
Eri Chichibu, a Japanese composer and pianist, and her group will perform her compositions and arrangements.
Radio Paila is a band influenced by grunge, blues, progressive, and hard rock.
Josiah Contreras, a musician of Native American descent, mixes elements of folk, funk, and rock, infused with traditional Indigenous sounds; he calls his music "native soul."
Percussionist Kan Yanabe presents an afternoon of Brazilian jazz in trio format, featuring pandeiro, guitar, and saxophone, and a special guest appearance by a vibraphonist.
Drummer Rosina Scampino presents her first concert at Berklee, featuring a repertoire of jazz standards and original compositions.
Near Light Project features original compositions and arrangements by Rihards Kolmanis, encompassing an eclectic variety of jazz, fusion, and EDM.
Kelvin and his band will perform a combination of jazz standards and originals.
Ido Haimovich presents original music inspired by jazz, Ravel, Israeli '70s pop, nature, poetry, falafel, yoga, and kindness.
This performance will be a culmination of covers and originals featured in Lorren Chiodo's series the "Studio Sessions," consisting of a rhythm section, vocalists, and a horn section.
Trombonist Yuichiro Tamagaki will perform the music of legendary trombonist Slide Hampton with his octet.
Aaron Decker presents a performance of compositions and arrangements.
Daniel Gittler presents a collection of Broadway songs from his resume, as well as some additions and dream songs.
Created by 10-time Latin Grammy-winner Javier Limón, the Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the last 10 years of his illustrious career. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Nearly 40 years after he began performing, Johnny Clegg is embarking on his final world tour, titled the Final Journey. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Britani Washington is an R&B singer from San Francisco, California. She will be accompanied by her band, featuring arrangements by her sister Briana Washington.
Nativa is a sonic journey that merges the rhythms from the Andean mountains in Colombia with pop and world music sounds.