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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

  • Leroy Mabrak (Mabrak showcase) (World, Latin, & Reggae)

    • Sun., Sept. 23, 8 p.m. $15-$18
  • Soul Sanctuary Dance (Dance-Participatory)

    • Sundays, 11 a.m. Free
  • Tom Rigney & Flambeau (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Tue., Sept. 25, 8:30 p.m. $12-$15
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  • Stu Allen and Mars Hotel (Rock & Pop)

    • Wednesdays, 8-11:45 p.m. $15
    • Buy Tickets
  • Grateful Dead Open Mic (Open Mic & Jam Session)

    • Thu., Sept. 27, 8 p.m. $10
    • Buy Tickets

See all upcoming events at Ashkenaz »

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