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

  • Michael Doucet with Sarah Quintana (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Tue., Feb. 18, 8-11:30 p.m. $15-$18
  • Black Celebration Party with Caribbean Allstars (World, Latin, & Reggae)

    • Thu., Feb. 20, 8-11 p.m. $12-$15
  • Rico Fridays (DJ & Dance)

    • Fri., Feb. 21, 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m. $10-$15
  • The Legendary Ones Showcase with Mabrak & Earl Zero (Rock & Pop)

    • Sat., Feb. 22, 8:30-11:30 p.m. $15-$18
  • Silk Road Storytelling: Folk Music and Tales of Greece (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Sun., Feb. 23, 7:30-9 p.m. $20-$24

See all upcoming events at Ashkenaz »

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