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This Week on BIRN Alive: Gabby Michelle, Saturday, Dec 2 at 4:00 pm on birn1

Gabby Michelle is a Boston-based singer-songwriter whose songs call out lies women are taught to believe about themselves, empower women, normalize treatment for mental illness, and speak truth, life, and love back into the world. Recognized for her unique voice, storytelling lyrics, and intimate sound, Gabby has played shows at the Red Room, Berklee College of Music, and various other venues in the Northeast. Her debut LP was released in November, 2017.

For more on gabby, visit gabbymichellemusic.com/about

Neil Hilborn: Live from the Red Room, Saturday, December 2 at 8:00 PM

Neil Hilborn is a College National Poetry Slam champion, and a 2011 graduate with honors from Macalester College with a degree in Creative Writing. Neil Hilborn is a bestselling author and, with over 150 million views to his credit, he is the most-watched poet ever. He has performed in 40 states and 8 countries, and in 2016 alone he traveled more than 100,000 miles to perform poetry. Originally from Houston, Texas, he now lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Ben Aler and Victor Martin Aragon: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Friday, Dec 1 at 8:00 pm on birnCORE

Ben Aler is a Mexican-born singer-songwriter, based in Boston. He combines his bluesy voice with his alternative and new wave influences, to create a unique live experience.

Victor Martin Aragon is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and performer from Spain. He adds Spanish flavor to the music that inspires him: blues, new wave, and alternative pop.

Berklee A&R Showcase: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Wednesday, Nov 29 at 8:00 pm on birnCORE

The A&R/Artist Development Group, which helps connect Berklee artists and bands to major labels and A&R executives, presents its November artist showcase.

Come see a wide variety of the exceptional talent that Berklee has to offer, and get a glimpse of how acts are discovered in the music industry.

Roots Roadshow: Live on birnCORE, Tuesday, Nov 28 at 8:00 pm

Tune in to BIRNCore this Tuesday, November 28 at 8PM EST for Roots Roadshow, live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939. Presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.

Each month, we present a variety show of student bands and ensembles performing styles such as country blues, old-time, bluegrass, new acoustic, Celtic, classic country, Western swing, and more. Whether it is a faculty-led ensemble, new student project, or band making its name in the Boston Continue reading “Roots Roadshow: Live on birnCORE, Tuesday, Nov 28 at 8:00 pm”

The Band Camino, The Wldlfe and Morningbird: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Saturday, Nov 18 at 8:00 pm on birnCORE

The Band Camino is an alternative/indie band with a loyal following in its hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. Their online listener base has expanded into cities including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.  “The Black and White” reached no. 36 on the Spotify US Viral 50, and some of the group’s other songs have been featured on Spotify’s Indie Pop and Feel Good Indie Rock playlists. The Band Camino delivers a captivating live show, which has Continue reading “The Band Camino, The Wldlfe and Morningbird: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Saturday, Nov 18 at 8:00 pm on birnCORE”

Eddie Berman and Brian Larney: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939 Friday, Nov 17 at 8:00 pm on birnCORE

Eddie Berman has been writing songs since he was a California teenager. His bedroom demos have earned substantial play on vanguard public radio station KCRW 89.9 FM, he’s recorded and played throughout North America and Europe, and he performed for several thousand people over dozens of sold out London residency shows in partnership with British singer Laura Marling. In fact, while recording a live EP with Marling in 2013, he realized Continue reading “Eddie Berman and Brian Larney: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939 Friday, Nov 17 at 8:00 pm on birnCORE”

Harry Jay Smith & the Bling and Claudia B. Swope: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Wednesday, Nov 15 at 8:00pm on birnCORE

Harry Jay & The Bling are an R&B/funk group from D.C., now located in Boston, MA. The Group attend Berklee College of Music, and have been known to give high-energy live performances. They have played all over the Boston and D.C. areas, and have been featured on WEMF radio, in Boston, as well as the Berklee Internet Radio Network, and several other radio stations up and down the East Coast. Continue reading “Harry Jay Smith & the Bling and Claudia B. Swope: Live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, Wednesday, Nov 15 at 8:00pm on birnCORE”

Less Talk More Action

By: Pooja Aggarwal, Co-Station Manager & Communications 

Stay the course. The voice of our protest organizer, Michela McDonagh, rang in our heads on Monday, November 13th, as hundreds of us silently marched down Boylston Street. The protest was organized in response to a recently published Boston Globe article, which discussed incidents of sexual misconduct, by professors, at Berklee. While all of the aforementioned professors were fired, it was the “hush-hush” way in which Berklee Continue reading “Less Talk More Action”

This Week on BIRN Alive: Baerd, Saturday, Nov 11 at 4:00pm on birn1

BAERD is a progressive folk band from Boston, MA. Founded at Berklee College of Music, the group traces together influences from Jazz, Americana, Classical, R&B, and World Music. BAERD’s lyricism and instrumental precision is inspired by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, The Punch Brothers, and Radiohead. Continue reading “This Week on BIRN Alive: Baerd, Saturday, Nov 11 at 4:00pm on birn1”