The Berklee City Music Blowout Concert features rock, pop, jazz, inspirational music, and r&b performances by talented urban teens from the Boston area and City Music Network sites around the country. 72 teen musicians and vocalists – 26 of whom are vying for full-tuition Berklee scholarships – take the stage to perform. The scholarships recipients will be announced at the concert. Proceeds benefit City Music Scholarships. Berklee City Music is the college’s initiative that uses contemporary music to reach underserved 4th to 12th graders. The Blowout concert is the culminating event of the Berklee City Music Festival, presenting jazz, inspirational, Latin, and rock by City Music students at Berklee venues August 8-10.
Tickets to the Berklee City Music Blowout are $5 for the public, $1 with a Berklee ID or a student ID from ANY school. This year, the Blowout is a benefit concert with proceeds supporting City Music Scholarships. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or in person at the Berklee Performance Center Box Office, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 617-747-2261 or visit Berkleebpc.com.
Official Website: http://www.berklee.edu/events
Added by Berklee MR on August 6, 2009