Berklee Dining Hall

Located on the second and third floors of Berklee's mid-rise building at 160 Massachusetts Avenue, the Dining Hall is Berklee's newest music venue. The 400-capacity space is outfitted with floor-to-ceiling glass that offers concertgoers a dynamic urban backdrop to the concert stage. During the day, it's a bustling college dining hall, but in the evenings, it's a one-of-a-kind concert venue for student bands and other artists.

Event Dates
Monday / November 28, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

French guitarist Arnaud Hoennige pays tribute to heavy metal music. This recital features the entire Seventh Son of a Seventh Son album, released in 1988 by the legendary band Iron Maiden.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / November 29, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Join the Herd, thundering across the progressive rock plains, keeping the legacy of Rush, Genesis, and Dream Theater alive—into the 21st century and beyond.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Wednesday / November 30, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Join amazing violinist Alejandro Manuel Striker and his band for an exciting performance featuring music that will leave a footprint on your soul.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / December 1, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Los Angeles-based drummer Joe Tavarez performs a set of pop, jazz, and Latin arrangements with a twist.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / December 2, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Seattle-based singer-songwriter and producer Zach Santos performs a set of original songs combining R&B, hip-hop, funk, and blues styles.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / December 5, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Pop/R&B vocalist Kennedi presents her all-female band, Flower Tribe, performing songs of female empowerment and sexual equality. The set will include multilingual original songs and covers.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / December 6, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Brazilian singer-songwriter Luiza Girardello shares some of the music from her time at Berklee.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / December 8, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Chilean violinist and composer Brian Urra blends jazz, soul, Celtic, and contemporary classical improvisation in his music. As a composer, he explores strong melodies and grooves coming from his Chilean influences and roots.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / December 13, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Vocalist Kaitlin Rose presents her senior recital, featuring music in rock, pop, and musical theatre styles.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Wednesday / December 14, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Jing’s senior recital will feature music in a trio setting.

Admission
Free

Past Events

Event Dates
Monday / November 29, 2021 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Pistacia is an eclectic metalcore band from the Boston area, bringing spirited stage performance and heavy riffs to the Berklee caf. Having recently played Inkcarceration festival with Slipknot, Ice Nine Kills, and Mudvayne—and inspired by Pierce the Veil, Motionless in White, and Dillinger Escape Plan—this band is all about putting on a spectacle. 

Event Dates
Tuesday / November 30, 2021 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

In his senior recital, guitarist Curtis Bassler presents an evening featuring jazz and metal. 

Event Dates
Monday / December 6, 2021 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Bassist Nadav Lavie plays his final recital. 

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 7, 2021 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Drummer Adam Berkowitz and friends will close out his time at Berklee with the homestyle sounds of Southern rock, soul, and Americana.

Event Dates
Tuesday / February 8, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Inspired by the music of John Scofield, Medeski Martin and Wood, and the Meters, Nate Evans presents his new organ trio for his senior recital: OREGANO.

Event Dates
Tuesday / March 1, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Spicy pop/soul singer-songwriter and artist elishéva performs her original music and covers at the Caf. 

Event Dates
Monday / March 28, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Taiwanese pop music show,「我們的時代 |"A Chapter from Our Time," consists of chart-topping Taiwanese songs from 2000-2021 that reflect the evolution of Taiwanese music and share Taiwanese popular culture with the Berklee community. The concert features Berklee student arrangers and musicians from the Mandopop community.

Event Dates
Tuesday / March 29, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

KJ Jennings presents One Night Only.

Event Dates
Monday / April 4, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Guitarist Gianmarco Ferri presents an evening of music influenced by a passion for jazz. The band tries to reconstruct a sound that takes you back to the '60s, but is also experimental in sound, with current and modern harmonies.

Event Dates
Tuesday / April 5, 2022 / 10:00 pm
Venue
Jackson Browne Stage/Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Chilean virtuoso drummer and Zildjian/Vic Firth artist Juan Pablo Faúndez performs his senior recital: The JP Faúndez Project. The performance will showcase a variety of styles—from fusion and Latin jazz to rock and hip-hop—and will feature Faúndez's own compositions as well as those written in collaboration with Jesús Molina, Kwasi Stampley, and Alex Polydoroff.