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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

  • Wild Catahoulas (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Tue., July 26, 8:30 p.m. $12
  • Newen Afrobeat (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Fri., July 29, 9 p.m. $15/$18
  • Cuban Salsa -Tito y su Son de Cuba (All Ages)

    • Sat., July 30, 9:30 p.m. $12–$15
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  • Tito y su Son de Cuba (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Sat., July 30, 9:30 p.m. $12/$15
  • Silly Sundays (Kids)

    • Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Children $6, Adults $8

See all upcoming events at Ashkenaz »

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