89.7 WGBH, Berklee College of Music and First Night Boston present the Julian Lage Trio at the Berklee Performance Center on New Year's Eve. The concert kicks off NPR's annual worldwide broadcast, Toast of the Nation, and is the centerpiece of this year's First Night Boston festival. WGBH's Eric Jackson hosts the show. Learn more about Toast of the Nation.
The concert is open to First Night button holders — or you can listen live, starting at 8pm, on 89.7 WGBH or at wgbh.org.
The Julian Lage Trio Featuring Larry Grenadier and Eric Harland
Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011
7:45pm and 9pm
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
Berklee alumnus and jazz guitarist Julian Lage has been performing since he was 5 and has played with such artists as Carlos Santana, Pat Metheny and David Grisman. A former child prodigy, he was the subject of a 1997 Academy Award–nominated film, "Jules at Eight." His 2009 debut release, "Sounding Point," was nominated for a Grammy. His most recent release, "Gladwell," reflects Lage's wide-ranging musical interests and talents, ranging from chamber music, American folk and bluegrass to Latin, world, string-band tradition and modern jazz.
First Night Boston 2012 Discount
WGBH members receive $3 off First Night buttons. Visit the First Night Boston office at 36 Bromfield St., Boston, during regular business hours to purchase.