List of Events

  • Bombino plays an electric guitar with a microphone on a stand in front of him. He wears a blue and white robe, with many people standing behind him watching.
    January 16
    Agadez was filmed in tandem with the recording of Bombino’s first album of the same name beginning in 2010 in Agadez, Niger. The film started as a documentary about the Tuareg nomads of the Sahara Desert who for centuries connected North and West Africa with their camel caravans. After filming with... MORE »
  • Newpoli performs against a gray background with a "cancelled" banner over the image
    January 21
    Newpoli crosses through time, culture, and musical styles as it performs modernized taranta music from southern Italy and surrounding countries. The high-energy ensemble stirs up a mesmerizing sound that melds traditional Italian folk music, Greek and Turkish grooves, Mediterranean and Spanish... MORE »
  • Black and white photograph of Vusi Mahlasela sitting at the end of an alley on a light color chair. His right leg is crossed over the left.
    January 23
    One of South Africa’s most celebrated musicians and cultural activists, Vusi Mahlasela is a guitarist, singer-songwriter, and poet but is known simply as The Voice in his South African homeland.  “Blessed with a spectacular tenor, a voice so hauntingly expressive and so rhythmically agile.”—The... MORE »
  • Male Malpaso dancer in gray shirt holding a female dancer with long hair behind him, her hand gripped on his thighs, against a red background with a "cancelled" banner over it
    An exceptional contemporary company from Cuba, Malpaso Dance Company is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography. Passionate, fluidly athletic dancers perform Indomitable Waltz by Aszure Barton; Carrying Floor, a solo danced... MORE »
  • Purnima stands with her arms on her hips with her long brown hair in waves down her yellow tank top that has the words BollyX on it
    January 31
    Break up your home workout routine or start a new one with this fun BollyX class led by our board member Purnima Thakre. BollyX is a 45-minute Bollywood-inspired workout that cycles between higher- and lower-intensity dance sequences to get you moving, sweating, and smiling. No previous dance... MORE »
  • Mariza standing with her arms holding up a beautifully detailed green, silver, and black dress while looking off to the side with a "cancelled" banner over the image
    Portuguese fado star Mariza has become one of the most widely acclaimed stars on the global stage. Whether singing traditional numbers or new songs, she honors the legacy of fado with her clarion voice and mesmerizing stage presence. This concert has been rescheduled from May 10, Berklee... MORE »
  • Thulani Shabalala, Albert Mazibuko and Sibongiseni Shabalala stand in front of an off white wall smiling
    February 04
    With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The multi-Grammy-winning group came together in the early 1960s and continues to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies... MORE »
  • Tunde stands facing the camera with the kora rest on his bent right knee. He wears a blue top, yellow and blue scarf and stands against a landscape backdrop
    February 06
    World-renowned composer, producer, cellist, and kora virtuoso Tunde Jegede brings a new vision to contemporary African and classical music. He is one of the only composers in the world to be steeped in both Western and African musical traditions having studied both cello in London and the kora in... MORE »
  • Members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo stand in front of a brick wall wearing matching blue and black shirts with smiles on their faces
    February 13
    With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The multi-Grammy-winning group came together in the early 1960s and continues to thrill audiences around the world with its strong, proud melodies... MORE »
  • Black and white photo of Ana Moura where she's looking directly into the camera and smiling with a "cancelled" banner across the image
    Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice strolls freely through the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre with stunning results. This concert has been rescheduled from Jun 26, Berklee Performance Center.
  • Lila Downs with a crown of peppers on her head with a black background with a banner reading "rescheduled" over the image
    Iconic Grammy-winning singer Lila Downs bridges traditions from across the Americas, with influences ranging from the folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America to North American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop. As a passionate human-rights activist, Lila write lyric that often highlight... MORE »
  • Raphael Zavier in a white suit with black shirt and sneakers holding his left foot behind him with right hand, left arm extended in front of him with a "rescheduled" banner over the image
    Known for his “artful and mesmerizing” (Dance Magazine) take on hip-hop and Breaking, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory with a transcendent mix of poetry, precision, and spontaneity. His new work, Sassafrazz: From Roots to Mastery, explores the three stages of... MORE »
  • Beatrice Martin in yellow sitting on white chair gazing into distance in front of green wall with a "rescheduled" banner over the image
    Cœur de Pirate (French for pirate heart) is the stage name for award-winning French-Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Béatrice Martin. Her whimsical, magical pop songs blend cabaret music, French lyrics, and playful indie sensibilities. She will be performing a special acoustic concert of her... MORE »
  • The 4 members of DuoDuo in assorted positions with a pink and gray background with a "rescheduled" banner over the image
    DuoDuo brings together the duo of Celtic cellist Natalie Haas and Québécois guitarist Yann Falquet with the duo of Scottish harpist Maeve Gilchrist and Michigan-born percussive dancer Nic Gareiss. With four individually powerful artists from Irish, Québécois, Scottish, and folk traditions, the... MORE »