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This club, modeled after an Eastern European wooden synagogue, is a Berkeley institution dedicated to dance and music. The nonprofit venue hosts live music nearly every night, and shows are all-ages. Ashkenaz hosts reggae, bluegrass, Balkan, Brazilian, Cajun, and Caribbean bands, just to name a few. Come early for a dance class or on Sunday afternoon for a kids' concert.

Hours: Open Tue-Sun. Hours vary, but generally 8 p.m.-12 a.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m.-2 a.m. on weekends. Sun. 3-4:30 p.m. for kids' concerts.

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Upcoming Events

  • Bakara Moon (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Fri., Oct. 21, 8:30 p.m. $15-$18
  • Dukes of Manouche (Jazz, Lounge, & Cabaret)

    • Sat., Oct. 22, 8 p.m. $15
  • Bulgarika (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Sun., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. $17
  • Funky Gators (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Tue., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. $12
  • Ballet at Ashkenaz (Dance-Participatory)

    • Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $15 drop in

See all upcoming events at Ashkenaz »

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