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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

  • Dunun Drum Workshop with Mabiba Baegne (All Ages)

    • Sun., March 26, 2-3:30 p.m. $20
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  • Octopretzel (Kids)

    • Sun., March 26, 3-4:30 p.m. $6 Kids / $8 Adults
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  • Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine with Māhealani Uchiyama (All Ages)

    • Sun., March 26, 7 p.m. $15
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  • Freestyle Community Dance: Soul Sanctuary Dance (Dance-Participatory)

    • Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through April 1 Free, donations appreciated
  • Cajun - Suzy Thompson et Ses Amies (All Ages)

    • Tue., March 28, 8:30 p.m. $15 - $100 sliding scale
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See all upcoming events at Ashkenaz »

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