Bachata dance lesson at 7:45, Cumbia dance lesson at 7:45, Beginners Salsa dance lesson at 8:30, Intermediate Salsa dance lesson at 8:30. Tickets are $25 for dance lessons and social dance; $20 for social dance only. Albert Torres passed away on May 25th. The proceeds of this benefit will now go toward helping his family with funeral expenses.
7:30pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, United States
TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band sees Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' share the stage with their band for an exciting night of music. TajMo' brings out the best in both artists, with the pair merging their distinctive voices, personalities and guitar styles to create vibrant, immediate music that's firmly rooted in tradition yet ruled by a playful sense of adventure.
Taj Mahal has been recording and performing his unmistakable blend of blues and world music for over 50 years, winning multiple Grammys and collaborating with the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and more along the way. Keb' Mo', who has often cited Taj as one of his musical heroes, is a 3-time Grammy Winner who has collaborated with everyone from Raitt to Jackson Browne and Buddy Guy.
8pm to 9pm, UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall 2036 University Avenue
Tickets on sale Friday, 4/14 at 12:30 pm. $16 adv / $20 door. 644-2020. www.thefreight.org
8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, United States