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Ear Training Practice Tips

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Mitch Seidman, a professor in the Ear Training Department, will demonstrate practice techniques that will help instrumentalists and vocalists of various levels of ability enhance their musicality. 

Admission: Free

Molly Tuttle

Molly Tuttle

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A virtuosic, award-winning guitarist with a gift for insightful songwriting, Molly Tuttle evolves her signature sound with boundary-breaking songs on her compelling debut album, When You’re Ready.

Admission: $18 in advance / $20 general admission (standing room only)

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Daryl Lowery: The Modern Ballad

Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Daryl Lowery (tenor sax), joined by fellow Berklee College of Music faculty Mark Walker (drums) and David Clark (bass), performs soon-to-be-released original music and selections from his latest release. The performance will be followed by a discussion of the creative process involved in each composition.

Admission: Free

Havins

Havins / Arthouse

Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Havins, led by singer-songwriter Dillon Havins, is an alternative Americana band based in Boston, Massachusetts. Arthouse, a Ukrainian singer-songwriter who was raised in New York City but matured in Europe, writes songs about love, desperation, humanity, and the times.

Admission: Free

Fujiya & Miyagi

Saturday / July 20, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Fujiya & Miyagi, based in Brighton, England, have been making expansive, experimental, and multifaceted electronic-driven music for 20 years.

Admission: $15 in advance / $18 day of show

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Liily

Liily

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Emerging from a burgeoning youth culture in Los Angeles, Liily delivers wildly frenetic shows, pointing to a new vision for alternative and hard rock music.

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

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Intentional Practice: A Two-Hour Result from a One-Hour Shed

Thursday / July 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Discover ways to make your practice more efficient and impactful. 

Admission: Free

Cakeswagg

Dealer Made Music: Hip-Hop Night

Saturday / July 27, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Don’t miss an evening of the best hip-hop Boston, Massachusetts, has to offer, curated by the city’s own Dreamer.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Songwriters: Simple Lead Sheets, Sketches, and Written Parts

Wednesday / July 31, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Ensembles professor Dave Weigert demonstrates the many types of written (or not) parts that songwriters use for gigs, recordings, and performances. Handouts will be available.

Admission: Free

Fuzzkill

Fuzzkill / Sounds & Scenarios

Wednesday / July 31, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

FuzzKill, established in early 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts, is a post-grunge rock band with heavy influences from the pop, punk, and alternative metal scenes. Sounds & Scenarios is an emo/pop-punk act from Boston.

Admission: Free

Lucas Santos’s Senior Recital

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

Lucas Santos presents his senior recital.

Admission: Free

Yong Yoon Kim’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Monday / August 5, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Yong Yoon Kim, a jazz composer and graduating senior at Berklee College of Music, presents his compositions with a fabulous band.

Admission: Free

Yi-Hsuan Liu’s Senior Recital

Friday / August 9, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Violist Yi-Hsuan Liu presents her jazz composition portfolio.

Admission: Free

Takumi Kakimoto’s Senior Performance Recital

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

For his senior performance recital, pianist and composer Takumi Kakimoto presents recent original works in various settings.

Admission: Free

Amal Waqar’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Omani oud player and composer Amal Waqar presents original music and arrangements of timeless tunes from across the Middle East and North Africa.

Admission: Free

Stefano Battaglia Band

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Bassist Stefano Battaglia presents original compositions and jazz standards.

Admission: Free

Caitlin Aylmer’s Senior Recital

Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Alto saxophonist Caitlin Aylmer showcases the culmination of her work at Berklee College of Music as a performer and arranger. Her recital features traditional jazz standards alongside original modern compositions.

Admission: Free

Annabelle / Matt Minigell / Sakura

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

An accomplished guitarist and burgeoning songwriter, Annabelle Lord-Patey blends 1960s folk sensibilities with an aching amount of Elliott Smith. Matt Minigell is a Boston–based songwriter, musician, and busker. Sakura is a teenage singer-songwriter from Japan.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show (standing room only)

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Matthew & The Atlas

Matthew and the Atlas / Boy Bjorn

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

Matthew and the Atlas, the project led by British songwriter Matt Hegarty, has traversed a range of musical territories from classic acoustic folk to dramatic, synth-laden electronica to urgent, guitar-led alt-rock. Boy Bjorn (a new solo project from Brian Holl, formerly of Foreign Fields) makes music that expresses the pains of his younger self.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Luke Temple

Luke Temple / Meernaa

Tuesday / September 17, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

A Hand through the Cellar Door is Luke Temple’s most straightforward collection of storytelling tunes to date. There are tales of dysfunctional, broken homes and of dysfunctional, broken people. Celestial and soulful, Meernaa’s songs manage to remain grounded in the natural world.

Admission: $12 in advance / $14 general admission

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