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Steve Davis Master Class

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 12:30 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join jazz trombonist Steve Davis for a master class.

Admission: Free

Patrick Park / Brianna Nelson

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Trial and error can be an effective but frustrating method for solving problems. This approach is how singer-songwriter Patrick Park records music—exhausting all sonic possibilities of a song before finally succumbing to the ebb and flow of the creative process.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (standing room only)

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Song Screening with Benjamin Groff of Brill Building and Amanda Samii of Kobalt

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Receive feedback on your song from industry professionals Benjamin Groff of Brill Building and Amanda Samii of Kobalt.

Admission: Free

BENEE

BENEE

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Hailing from the suburbs of Auckland, New Zealand, 19-year-old indie pop artist BENEE has made her mark on the world with her debut EP Fire on Marzz, released in June.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Maddie Jay

Maddie Jay / Jackson Lundy

Friday / October 25, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Maddie Jay, a self-proclaimed “bedroom producer,” relies on her roots as a bass player to inform beats and productions she creates in her apartment. Jackson Lundy is a singer-songwriter from New York City whose music is a blend of R&B, jazz and neo-soul.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Master Class/Clinic on Hindustani Classical Music

Tuesday / October 29, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join us for a master class/clinic on Indian Hindustani classical music, presented by renowned artist Deepak Paramashivan on sarangi, accompanied by Meghashyam Keshav on tabla.

Admission: Free

Braxton Cook

Braxton Cook

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Braxton Cook is one of this generation’s most exciting emerging voices in the jazz world. Not only does he exhibit world-class virtuosity on the alto saxophone, but he also is a uniquely talented singer-songwriter who blends jazz, soul, R&B, and alternative music into a new sound all his own.

Admission: $15 general admission

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Armen Paul

Armen Paul

Saturday / November 2, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With more than 1 million streams across all platforms, and with impressive collaborations and features ahead, pop artist Armen Paul is building an impressive career.

Admission: $15 in advance / $17 general admission

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Sebastián Soto’s Senior Recital

Monday / November 4, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Mexican drummer Sebastián Soto performs jazz, featuring arrangements and originals, that inspired him throughout his time at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Janek Gwizdala, Bass Entrepreneur: Making a Career

Wednesday / November 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Join celebrated bassist Janek Gwizdala ’00 as we explore his diverse career as a musician, educator, author, and video journalist. Serious bass playing will also be part of the day. Steve Bailey, bass chair at Berklee College of Music, will host and interview Gwizdala.

Admission: Free

Puma Blue / Gabe Goodman

Wednesday / November 6, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Puma Blue is the alias of singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Allen, based in London, United Kingdom. Although Gabe Goodman has been releasing music for less than one year, he has had a long and winding career in the entertainment industry.

Admission: $15 (standing room only)

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Graeme James

Graeme James

Thursday / November 7, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Graeme James is a pop/folk violinist from New Zealand who has gone from busking to traveling internationally as an acclaimed singer-songwriter.

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

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Emily Bear

Friday / November 8, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Singer-songwriter Emily Bear is an 18-year-old composer and piano virtuoso who creates emotionally charged, catchy music that combines various genres.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 day of show (standing room only)

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Dotan

Saturday / November 9, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

After not releasing new music for a long period, Dutch singer-songwriter Dotan is back with his boldest sound yet.

Admission: $12 (standing room only)

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Dotan

Dotan

Saturday / November 9, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Dutch singer-songwriter Dotan began his career playing intimate shows in people's homes. 7 Layers, his 2014 multiplatinum album, was a soulful and folksy record that he wrote, produced, and recorded in his living room.

Admission: $12 general admission

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Jack “The Sax” Davies’s Senior Recital: Pangea

Tuesday / November 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Jack “The Sax” Davies, a British R&B, jazz, and funk saxophonist, presents his Berklee College of Music senior recital, Pangea—the unity of cultures, languages, and ethnicities through the medium of music.

Admission: Free

AHI

AHI

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

No matter his material, Canadian musician AHI (pronounced “eye”) has one unbreakable songwriting rule: he must see himself—and some truth—in his songs.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission

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Friendship

Thursday / November 14, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

On stage, bassist Jon Samuels is the only member of Friendship who stands, swaying back and forth as the songs bear down, pulling together and apart. Friendship’s newest release, Dreamin’ (planned for release on November 8), is an exorable wave of motion, endlessly rocking between intimacy and loneliness.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show (standing room only)

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Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley

Friday / November 15, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Joan Shelley, a singer-songwriter who lives near Louisville, Kentucky, features work that wrestles with the possibility of reconciling, if only for a moment, the perceived “natural” world with its reflection.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 general admission

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Kate Davis

Kate Davis

Saturday / November 16, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Kate Davis picked up a violin at age 5 and a bass at 13. She plans to release her debut indie rock album Trophy in November.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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