Upcoming Events at the Red Room

Information Session: Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz Concentration)

Thursday / January 26, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

This information session will provide an overview of Berklee's Master of Music degree in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration), presented by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute's Danilo Pérez, artistic director, and Marco Pignataro, managing director. 

Admission: Free

Club d'Elf

Friday / January 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Moroccan-dosed dub-jazz collective Club d'Elf with special guest David Tronzo celebrate the release of Live at Club Helsinki, an intoxicating mix of jazz, electronica, hip-hop, psychedelia, dub, and Moroccan trance. 

Admission: $15 Advance / $18 Day of show / Standing Room Only

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The Red Room

BOOM

Monday / January 30, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present our monthly open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of every month.

Admission: Free

Bill Laurance

Bill Laurance (of Snarky Puppy)

Wednesday / February 1, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Grammy Award-winner and original member of the internationally acclaimed Snarky Puppy, Bill Laurance released his debut album Flint in 2014 and received international critical acclaim, going straight to no. 1 on the iTunes Jazz Charts.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission

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Active Bird Community / Bear Salon / Twin Chameleon

Friday / February 3, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Active Bird Community is a Brooklyn band with sprightly, slacker vibes reminiscent of '90s indie rock. Bear Salon and Twin Chameleon are the opening acts. 

Admission: $10 in Advance / $12 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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Why Don't We

Why Don't We / Round2Crew

Saturday / February 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A band like no other on the pop landscape, Why Don’t We brings together five supremely talented singer-songwriters who have each built up a passionate following of their own. Pop-rap group Round2Crew, based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, will open the show.

Admission: $15 general admission / $39 meet and greet / $79 meet and greet and hangout

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Banda Magda

The Checkout–Live at Berklee: Banda Magda

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Famed New York-area radio station WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM/WBGO.org, NPR Music, and Berklee present the sixth year of the Checkout – Live at Berklee. Founded by Greek-born singer, film scorer, and composer Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda moves from samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando.

Admission: $10 general admission (standing room only)

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Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Conducting

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Richard Carrick, chair of the Composition Department, Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department, and Conducting faculty Eric Stern and Tiffany Chang as they present a training session on the core conducting courses at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

Jeff LeBlanc

Jeff LeBlanc and Hayley Reardon

Friday / February 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jeff LeBlanc has netted three top-20 albums on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart. Boston Globe Magazine recognized Hayley Reardon's artistry, naming her a Bostonian of the Year.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana / Josh Cashman

Tuesday / February 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Tash Sultana made a name for herself busking on the streets of Melbourne, Australia, and by having homemade videos go viral with millions of views online. Josh Cashman will open the show.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Self Portraits

Self Portraits / The Interlopers / Saint Monroe

Friday / February 17, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With a huge modern sound and catchy hooks, Self Portraits brings big rock music to the mainstream. The Interlopers and Saint Monroe will open the show.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Clay Cook

Clay Cook / Ava Suppelsa

Saturday / February 18, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

An accomplished songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Clay Cook has recorded and toured with John Mayer, Sugarland, the Marshall Tucker Band, and Shawn Mullins. Ava Suppelsa opens the show.

Admission: $15 general admission / Standing Room Only

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Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Ear Training

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, as he presents an overview of the methods used to teach students to hear and apply melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic musical forms, and the technical proficiency requirements at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Natalia Nastaskin

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

BerkleeICE brings Natalia Nastaskin, United Talent Agency's CEO of U.S. operations and general counsel. 

Admission: Free

Katie Thiroux

Katie Thiroux Quartet

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A triple-threat talent and Berklee College of Music Presidential Scholarship recipient, Katie Thiroux has garnered considerable attention for her bravura bass playing, assured singing, and compelling compositions.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Bombadil

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Managed by the same team that steers the career of the Avett Brothers, Bombadil‑Daniel Michalak (bass, piano, harmonica, vocals), James Phillips (drums, bass, vocals), and Stuart Robinson (piano, ukulele, vocals)‑is a three-piece folk-pop band from Durham, North Carolina. 

Admission: $13 in Advance / $15 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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TFDI Featuring Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

TFDI is a three-man acoustic band, featuring Tony Lucca, Jay Nash, and Matt Duke. 

Admission: $17 Advance / $20 Day of Show / Standing Room Only

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Wil Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester

Black Violin

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Black Violin is a blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music.

Admission: $20 in advance / $25 general admission

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English Language Instruction

Tuesday / June 6, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Please join this important session on Berklee's expectations for the English language proficiency of all students. 

Admission: Free

Sights and Sounds


David Duchovny - "Hell or High Water"


June Shows at The Red Room


"Hearts on Fire" - Passenger & Ed Sheeran