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Mo Lowda & the Humble

Mo Lowda & Friends Unplugged with Kirby Sybert

Friday / July 20, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Known for its progressive songwriting and energetic live performances, Mo Lowda & Friends started in the beer-soaked basements of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kirby Sybert's musical adventures have led him around the world.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission (standing room only) / $12.50 per ticket for two-ticket bundle

The Dales

The Dales

Saturday / July 21, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Dales is a five-piece Americana roots-rock band, carried by three-part harmonies and a deep appreciation for classic songwriting and early country music.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission (standing room only)

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German Schauss: The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss will present a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.

Admission: Free

Colombia Sings to Boston, Featuring Makawa and Duo Entre Dos

Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Makawa was formed in 2009 under the direction of Jimmy Alexander Palacio in the Colombian municipality of Don Matías.

Admission: Free

Ar'mon & Trey

Ar’mon and Trey with the Bomb Digz and Lucki Starr

Wednesday / July 25, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Ar’mon and Trey emerges with a focused, fresh, and fiery take on R&B, imbuing simmering soul with 21st-century style. The Bomb Digz is composed of three 14-year-old boys from New York and New Jersey who seek to emulate artists such as Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, and Usher. 

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only) / $40 Bomb Digz and Lucki Starr meet-and-greet package / $50 Ar'mon & Trey meet-and-greet package / $100 hangout VIP ticket

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House of Waters

House of Waters

Wednesday / August 1, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

“In today’s world, there are no musical boundaries,” says Max ZT of House of Waters, a trio that makes those words come alive as they incorporate elements of West African music, jazz, psychedelic music, indie rock, classical, and world music into their astonishingly unique sound.

Admission: $5 for students / $15 in advance / $18 general admission (standing room only)

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Eriko Ishikura's Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 7, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In her senior recital, pianist Eriko Ishikura presents jazz and classical pieces. 

Admission: Free

Avi Rafaelov's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Wednesday / August 8, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio—and his last performance at Berklee College of Music—saxophonist Avi Rafaelov presents a fusion-filled program. 

Admission: Free

Three and Out: The Music of Matthew Roomberg

Thursday / August 9, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Composer, arranger, and saxophonist Matthew Roomberg presents selected pieces from his portfolio for one last blowout before graduation. With his seven-piece group LiveFlow, Roomberg traverses jazz, rock, funk, and hip-hop.

Admission: Free

Clem Lo

Clem Lo / YACO

Thursday / August 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Originally from Paris, Clem Lo evolved through the Parisian hip-hop scene as a rapper and producer, and the jazz scene as a drummer. YACO is an independent artist and producer from Christiansburg, Virginia, currently operating in Boston, Massachusetts.

Admission: Free

Jonathan Richer's Senior Recital

Friday / August 10, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jonathan Richer contends his senior recital will be amazing, bombastic, colorful, daring, exciting, faithful, gilded, holistic, impish, just, kinetic, lustful, magnificent, nacarat, opulent, pabulous, qoph, richer, superfluous, titillating, under-new-management, vivacious, whimsical, xanthic, yote, and—last but not least—zany.

Admission: Free

Many Rooms

Many Rooms / Angelo De Augustine

Friday / August 10, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Many Rooms is the moniker under which Brianna Hunt, an artist based in Houston, Texas, records and performs. Angelo De Augustine writes and records music in Thousand Oaks, California, a suburb north of Los Angeles, where he grew up.

Admission: $12 in advance / $14 general admission (standing room only)

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Pedro Sanjur: Panajazz

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his jazz composition portfolio, percussionist Pedro Sanjur presents a combination of jazz and Panamanian folk.

Admission: Free

Ryan Fedak: Amorphous

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join Ryan Fedak, a vibraphonist/pianist and percussionist at heart, as he says farewell to Berklee College of Music alongside friends. Get ready for a mix of modern jazz with an emphasis on melody and emotional release.

Admission: Free

The Mattson 2

The Mattson 2 / Astronauts, etc.

Saturday / September 8, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Mattson 2, a duo composed of identical twins, has reinterpreted John Coltrane’s classic album A Love Supreme into a 21st century context. Astronauts, etc. is one of the names under which songwriter Anthony Ferraro releases his music.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission (standing room only)

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Prateek Kuhad

Prateek Kuhad

Thursday / September 13, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Prateek Kuhad has garnered a slew of international accolades and honors since the 2015 release of his debut LP, In Tokens and Charms, an album which cemented his status as a breakout star not just in his native India, but around the world. 

Admission: $15 (standing room only)

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Matt Holubowski / Vera Sola

Saturday / September 15, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

On his second album, Solitudes, self-taught musician, poet, and composer Matt Holubowski offers 11 titles that evoke isolation, estrangement, and exile while delving into the forms of solitude we seek and often need. Vera Sola is a poet, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show

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Van William

Van William

Sunday / September 16, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Known for the meticulous alt-pop songcraft of his former acclaimed indie outfits, Port O’Brien and WATERS, Van William offers an auspicious glimpse into a promising future on The Revolution EP, his first solo effort.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission

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Paola Munda: The Sound of My Journey

Thursday / September 20, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Paola Munda is a singer-songwriter and leader of the Lotus Sound, a circle singers open group based in Boston, Massachusetts. Munda will present part of her first album, which she is recording as a soloist and with her group.

Admission: Free

Juke Ross

Juke Ross

Friday / September 21, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Juke Ross is a singer-songwriter with a dusky, warm voice and an infectious spirit of affirmation, hailing from the small country of Guyana on South America’s northern coast.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 (standing room only)

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