• We've curated an epic playlist for your listening pleasure! Hear artists that we've presented over the past 30 years, including many coming to Boston in the next few months! Enjoy. More »
  • We are thrilled for our Spring Dance Fest featuring three exceptional contemporary dance companies. Buy all three with a festival pass for just $120! More »
  • Ukrainian quartet DakhaBrakha have just added a Sept 18, 2022 concert at the Berklee Performance Center. Get the best seats and buy today. More »
  • We're thrilled to gather together again to experience live performances, but we need your support now more than ever! If you believe in our mission, the artists we present, and our importance to the community... More »
  • Global Arts Live & BioMed Realty join forces to form 585 Arts, a new nonprofit that will operate & program a brand new theater, coming to Kendall Square in 2025! More »
  • Three dancers all face forward with left legs swinging behind them.
    MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance is “the most exciting and original choreographer in tap today" (The New York Times). She honors tap dance’s unique American tradition while pushing the form rhythmically, aesthetically, and conceptually. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the company performs... MORE »
  • A dancer in a blue flowing jumpsuit leaps with both arms stretched above their head
    Ronald K. Brown and his  extraordinary  EVIDENCE, A Dance Company explore dance idioms from across the African diaspora, mixing Cuban, Caribbean, West African, and contemporary American dance forms to create high-energy works that joyously blend complex rhythms with a deep spirituality.  They... MORE »
  • One dancer stands facing front, holding a second dancer by the legs. The second dancer has their left hand on the other dancers right leg. They are against a red background.
    Cuba’s stunning contemporary dance company, Malpaso Dance Company, is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban dance. The company’s passionate, fluidly athletic dancers will perform Stillness in Bloom by Aszure Barton, the North American... MORE »
  • Vieux Farka Toure performs on stage against a black background. His guitar strap sits on his right shoulder and his left hand strums the guitar. His eyes are closed and he is smiling.
    Vieux Farka Touré crafts Malian blues in the rich Songhai tradition of his late father, famed guitarist Ali Farka Touré. Vieux draws on haunting Saharan blues and traditional Malian melodies and infuses them with his own global influences to create an irresistible sound all his own.   “The son of... MORE »
  • Bombino stands on stage with a microphone in front of him and his right hand crossed over his chest. He smiles, head tilted down, and wears a white scarf.
    June 10 2022
    From Niger, Bombino plays a captivating desert blues with hypnotic vocals, awe-inspiring guitar playing, and evocative rhythms. His electrifying jams capture the spirit of resistance and rebellion with a raw rock'n'roll take on traditional Tuareg music. Albino Mbie will open. Presented in... MORE »
  • Yann Tiersen sits with his right hand cupped under his right cheek in front of a sound board with a bunch of wires
    June 22 2022
    French composer and multi-instrumentalist Yann Tiersen creates fragile, evocative compositions filled with achingly beautiful melodies. Although he is perhaps best known for his music being used for the award-winning soundtrack for the film Amélie, that only scratches the surface of his rich... MORE »
  • Femi Kuti stands in front of a group of other artists. He wears a blue outfit. His right hand is crossed over his chest, with his hand in a fist over his heart.
    July 13 2022
    Nigeria’s Femi Kuti is the heart and soul of modern Afrobeat. Femi’s legendary father, Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti, created the style – an irresistible blend of traditional Nigerian drum patterns with the smooth groove o​f highlife, American soul, funk, and R&B. Fela’s Afrobeat inspired generations of... MORE »
  • Four members of DakhaBrakha stand on grey steps in front of a crumbling gray archway wearing tall black lambs wool hats and red, white, and black long dresses. The male member wears tall black leather boots and a knee length black coat with his arms crossed over his chest
    Drones, beats, and towering black lamb's-wool hats all serve as a striking backdrop to the Ukrainian folk-punk quartet DakhaBrakha. With one foot in the urban avant-garde and the other rooted in Ukrainian village culture, the group's self-proclaimed "ethno-chaos" is a refreshingly novel vision of... MORE »
  • Altan holding their instruments and looking at camera in front of stone wall.
    October 21 2022
    Regarded by many as the world's finest traditional Irish band, Altan is renowned for its heartwarming, dynamic live performances that range from touching ballads to hard-hitting reels and jigs. Throughout its career Altan has shown an unwavering commitment to the beauty of traditional music,... MORE »
  • Coeur de Pirate stands in a long sleeved blue sparkly dress leaning with her left arm on a white piano. She looks down at the piano.
    Cœur de Pirate (French for pirate heart) is the stage name for award-winning French-Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Béatrice Martin. Her magical pop songs blend cabaret music, French lyrics, and playful indie sensibilities. She will be performing a special acoustic concert of her favorite... MORE »