Marvin Gaye Reimagined at Beat Brasserie

Top Quote Beat Celebrates the Work of Iconic Artist with Live Performances. End Quote
  • Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, MA (1888PressRelease) June 10, 2017 - On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017, from 8:00PM to 11:00PM, Beat Brasserie, recently named one of the top “100 Hottest Restaurants in America” by, pays tribute to the iconic Marvin Gaye with a night of live music featuring Gaye’s top hits. Located in the heart of Cambridge’s Harvard Square, guests can take in the series of live performances from some of Berklee College of Music’s alumni, while enjoying Beat’s signature dishes and hand-crafted libations.

    Throughout the evening, Executive Chef James Lyons will be preparing his favorite seasonal flavors, including small plate options like Hummus Plate with Spiced Lamb and English Pea mojo rojo ($14.5) and ‘Fall-Off-The-Bone’ Baby Back Ribs ($15.50). Entrée selections include Moullard Duck Breast with beet gazpacho, almonds, aged balsamic and grainy mustard yogurt ($28) and Fried Fish Tacos with lime, avocado, slaw, Spanish rice and black beans ($22). Compliment the meal with a glass of wine from Beat’s recently updated vintages of 36 artisanal American wines from its state-of-the-art tap system, or opt for a hand-crafted spring cocktail like the American Breed with bourbon, St. Elder Elderflower liqueur and apple cider ($13) or the Grapefruit Julep with mint, vodka, pomegranate and grapefruit ($12.5).

    Soul icon, Marvin Gaye, known as the “Prince of Soul” and “Prince of Motown” is credited with challenging the limits of soul as he combined his passion for soul, gospel, jazz and pop to create a genre that was truly his own. As a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Gaye’s influence and legacy continue to be recognized and appreciated across the nation.

    Join the celebration with young and inspiring musicians including Berklee College of Music alumni Raquel Rivera, Erica Telisnor and Robbie Pate who will take the stage beginning at 8:00PM to pay tribute to the works of Marvin Gaye.

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    Beat Brasserie is an American brasserie and bar located in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. Inspired by the hippie and beat movements of the mid-twentieth century, The Beat caters to all walks of life. Their mission is to satisfy the local community as well as vagabonds passing through. With an always fresh, seasonal, and wholesome menu, enjoyable for carnivores and vegetarians alike, The Beat’s dishes draw influence and flavors from around the world. The bar celebrates American spirits and American artisanal wines crafted by small batch winemakers with heart and soul. To heighten the senses further, Beat features daily live music by cutting edge musicians in jazz, blues and world music, bringing eclectic artistry to their stage in Cambridge.

    Jonathan J. Nelson
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    JP Faiella
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