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TIME & LOCATION: 7:30pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

ARTISTS: UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professors Elizabeth Chang, violin and Coordinator; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Astrid Schween, cello; Salvatore Macchia, double bass and advanced student string players

THE MUSIC: Mozart: Serenata Notturno and Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 19:30

Jazz Foundation of America: Celebrating Jazz, Blues, Life and Legacy

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 4:00pm

Offering numerous programs that focus on support for the elderly and veterans, the Jazz Foundation of America is having a profound impact on the community. The non-profit organization is bringing jazz into schools through performance opportunities, fulfilling needs with emergency assistance as well as providing free healthcare and other services.  With a mission of “saving jazz and blues…one musician at a time”, the foundation serves  more than 5,000 artists each year. (For more information go to: )

Dawn of Midi / Celestial Shore

Listenable and insane: that’s the sound Dawn of Midi spent years shaping, culminating in their most mesmerizing work yet, Dysnomia.

This show also features Celestial Shore.

$10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission


Event Date: 
Mon, 10/21/2013 - 20:00

Swaram featuring the Berklee Indian Music Ensemble

The Indian Ensemble at Berklee performs their fall concert featuring an eclectic blend of Hindustani classical (North Indian), Carnatic classical (South Indian), folk music, Indo-jazz compositions, and Konokol/Tabla Bols (Indian rhythmic solfege/vocal percussion). 

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/26/2013 - 20:00

Footloose: The Musical

Berklee's Musical Theatre Club proudly presents Footloose, the live musical version of the 1984 film that starred Kevin Bacon and featured Billboard chart-topping songs by Kenny Loggins and Deniece Williams.

Admission:  $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, Reserved Seating

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 19:00
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 19:00

Singer’s Night

Enjoy an evening of original songs and cover material sung by some of Berklee's finest vocalists.

Admission:  $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, General Admission

Purchase tickets at, by calling 617 747-2261, or visit the BPC Box Office.

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/18/2013 - 20:00

The Spinners / Tavares

VIP tickets include an exclusive meet-and-greet with the artists from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 20:00

Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen is best known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2002 until 2013 and for his work as the co-creator and co-star of the IFC sketch comedy series Portlandia, which earned him an Emmy Award nomination in 2012 for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Series. This performance will showcase Armisen's many comedic and musical talents.

Admission: $25, Reserved Seating

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 19:30

Berklee World Strings

The Berklee World Strings are devoted to the art of ensemble playing and the development of new music that features improvisation and the rhythmic capabilities of string instruments and players. Drawing from Celtic, bluegrass, jazz, rock, and classical styles, the ensemble presents original programs that include new compositions and arrangements from a wide variety of the world’s music. The group, directed by professor Eugene Friesen, features Berklee's finest string players from countries around the world and the U.S.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 20:00


Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 2:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with photographer RUBY RAY. Her new book, which also contains a great CD, is titled FROM THE EDGE OF THE WORLD: CALIFORNIA PUNK 1977-81. This collection of photos documents the bands and people that made the punk scene in Los Angeles and San Francisco featuring photographs of bands like D.O.A.; the Mutants, X; and Devo. She has also written and produced a more extensive  e-book on the subject titled PUNK PASSAGE: A TRAGICOMIC ROMP THRU THE HARDCORE AXIS OF THE SF/LA PUNK SCENE 1977-1981. (photograph by Ruby Ray of the band X)


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