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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

  • Creole/Cajun Jam (All Ages)

    • Sun., Dec. 15, 1:30 p.m. $5 or free with instrument
  • Israeli Oldies Folk Dance Party (Dance)

    • Sun., Dec. 15, 1:30 p.m. $10 / Under 18 Admitted Free
  • Silk Road Storytelling Presents: Chanukkah in Chelm - Stories and Music for the Choliday (Spoken Word)

    • Sun., Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. $15 Advance / $20 Day of Show
  • Tom Rigney & Flambeau plus Dance Lesson with Mike Ferketich (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Tue., Dec. 17, 8 p.m. $12 Advance / $15 Day of Show
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  • Think Globally, Dance Locally - Support Your East Bay Music Scene (eLerts)

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