The 15th Annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival is happening Saturday, September 26, 2015.

The Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival committee will begin accepting performance applications from artists who wish to play at the outdoor Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival to be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Submissions will be accepted from January 2, 2015, through January 30, 2015.

Please note: January 2, 2015, through January 30, 2015, is the only time submissions will be accepted.

To be considered as a performing artist at the 2015 outdoor Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, send your contact information (name, address, phone number, email) and an electronic press kit or a link for watching or streaming audio—no mp3s and nothing that needs to be downloaded. Submit to beantown@berklee.edu with the subject line "BT Artist Application."

Click here to download the 2014 Festival Program.

Visitor Information

Directions

The Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival is located on Columbus Avenue between Burke Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Boston.


Public Transportation

Orange line:
Take the train to the Massachusetts Avenue stop.
Turn south onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Green line:
Take the train to the Symphony stop.
Turn south onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

#1 bus:
Take the bus to the stop at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Avenue.

#43 bus:
Take the bus to the stop at the intersection of Tremont Street and Lennox Street.
Turn left onto Douglas Park.

Parking

Gainsborough Garage
10 Gainsborough Street
Boston, MA 02115
Rates:
Up to three hours: $8
Up to eight hours: $15
Directions from the garage:
Turn left onto Gainsborough Street.
Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Westland Avenue Parking Garage
5 Westland Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Rate:
1.5 hours to 10 hours: $25
Directions from the garage:
Turn left onto Westland Avenue.
Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and walk to Columbus Avenue.

Renaissance Garage
835 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02120
Rate:
Up to 25 hours on weekends: $8
Directions from the garage:
The garage is located directly next to the festival.

Accommodations

We have contracted rates at four hotels that are very close to Berklee and to the outdoor festival. Rates are based upon availability. Please note that the key to getting these rates is to mention Berklee on the phone or use the specified online corporate account number.

Sheraton Boston Hotel

39 Dalton Street
Reservations:
Call 888 627-7054 and ask for the Berklee rate.
Book online at: www.sheratonbostonhotel.com/berklee

Hilton Boston Back Bay

40 Dalton Street
Reservations:
Call 1-800-874-0663 and ask for the Berklee rate (Corporate Account #4143159).
Book online at: www.hilton.com/en/hi/reservations/index.jhtml?hotel=BOSBHHH&corporateCode=N4143159

Eliot Hotel

370 Commonwealth Avenue
Reservations:
Call (617) 267-1607 and ask for the Berklee rate.

Lenox Back Bay Boston

61 Exeter Street
Reservations:
To reserve online visit gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=37&Chain=56&promo=BCM
Call 800-899-0564 and mention the Berklee rate.

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