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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

  • Comedy at Ashkenaz! A Political Comedy Night (Comedy)

    • Second Thursday of every month, 8 p.m. $15-$20 sliding scale
  • CZ and the Bon Vivants (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Tue., Oct. 17, 8 p.m. $12
    • Buy Tickets
  • Cassie and Maggie (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Sat., Oct. 21, 8 p.m. $15
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  • Balkan Folk Dance 11/1/17 (All Ages)

    • Wed., Nov. 1, 7-11 p.m. $7
    • Buy Tickets

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