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Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / November 26, 2018 / 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 its open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of each month.

Admission: Free

Hugo Avendaño’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / November 27, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Drummer Hugo Avendaño will hold his senior performance at Berklee College of Music in the company of his band and best friends. The recital will mix pop (music of Taller Than Trees), soul, and R&B.

Admission: Free

Roots Roadshow

Tuesday / November 27, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.

Admission: Free

Juan David Peña Polania's Senior Recital

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, Colombian bass player Juan David Peña Polania presents funk, rock, and pop music. Come enjoy covers and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Jean-Michel Blais

Jean-Michel Blais

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

 Jean-Michel Blais is a pianist and composer who grew up in rural Quebec, Canada. 

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 (seated show)

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Marshall Kummer's Shenanigrins

Thursday / November 29, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, Marshall Kummer presents funk, jazz, fusion, and R&B.

Admission: Free

Nathan Mathura's Senior Recital

Friday / November 30, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Guitarist Nathan Mathura presents a summation of his musical experiences while at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Scott Helman

Scott Helman / Oliver Jordan

Friday / November 30, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Since the May 2017 release of the full-length album Hôtel de Ville, four-time Juno Award nominee Scott Helman has maintained a relentless touring schedule in support of the album. Oliver Jordan is a 21-year-old singer-songwriter whose soulful music stems from the defining moments of his youth. 

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

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Elisa’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 3, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

After spending the past two years drawing a kaleidoscopic series of notes and marks on virtual staff paper for this thing called “a major in jazz composition,” guitarist and composer Elisa Miconi presents a set of original compositions.

Admission: Free

Lo Artiz

Lo Artiz / Autumn Jones / AL Riordan

Monday / December 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Lo Artiz is an independent artist born and raised in Miami, Florida. Autumn Jones is a singer-songwriter from Maplewood, New Jersey. AL Riordan is a singer-songwriter from the beaches of Newcastle, Australia.

Admission: Free

Lee and Friends

Tuesday / December 4, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his last recital at Berklee College of Music, bassist Hanbeom Lee presents contemporary and fusion jazz with his friends.

Admission: Free

Sebastian Hamzeh’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Drummer Sebastian Hamzeh will perform original jazz compositions and arrangements with his band in a fun and dynamic afternoon of music.

Admission: Free

The Q-Tips Bandits

The Q-Tip Bandits / Them Fantasies

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Since their inception in early 2018, the Q-Tip Bandits have emerged on the music scene in Boston, Massachusetts, as an energetic and vibrant act. Them Fantasies is a Boston-based indie/alt rock trio formed in 2017.

Admission: Free

Hablot Brown

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

Formally known as Linus Hablot, Hablot Brown is composed of Linus Lester-Hodges, Austin Brown, and John Brown. Bringing an interesting blend of vastly contrasting genres, the band borrows from diverse musical backgrounds and influences such as Nick Hakim and Tom Misch to create their own unique sound that is difficult not to fall in love with.

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

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Berklee Co-Op Big Band: Fall 2018

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

Jazz composition seniors who are graduating this semester present a program of big band music—great charts played by some of the top musicians at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Kristalis’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In her senior recital, flutist Kristalis Sotomayor will present different styles of music, including classical, jazz, and Latin jazz.

Admission: Free

Doe Paoro

Doe Paoro

Wednesday / December 12, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Transforming pain into transcendence is the genius of many pop artists; Doe Paoro brings an entirely new depth to that process.

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

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Yonatan Guedj’s Senior Recital

Thursday / December 13, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In an epilogue to his studies at Berklee College of Music, Yonatan Guedj, a saxophonist and composer from Tel-Aviv, Israel, will showcase original compositions and arrangements of songs from the Great American Songbook.

Admission: Free

Michael Wartofsky

All the Possibilities: Broadway Sings Wartofsky

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

In an eclectic theatrical concert, Berklee College of Music professor Michael Wartofsky celebrates the release of his debut CD, All the Possibilities: Broadway Sings Wartofsky, on the Yellow Sound Label.

Admission: Free

Groovich Senior Recital

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Israeli drummer and composer Eyal Gurvich will present his music for the last time at Berklee College of Music. Inspired by jazz and fusion in his native Israel, he creates music that combines melodic writing with a fresh harmonic approach—both acoustic and electric.

Admission: Free

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