Taught by Miguel Ballumbrosio, master Zapateador and leader of the Atajo de Negritos de Amador Ballumbrosio del El Carmen, Chincha Peru, this class focuses on Zapateo, one of the last traditions that still exists in the Afro-Peruvian culture.
Join us for this high energy class that features live music! Miguel Ballumbrosio has come from Peru for this special occasion, so don't miss your chance to learn from a master!
Aug 18, 10am to 12 noon, 3105 Shattuck Ave. , Berkeley, CA, 94705, United States
Aug 18, 11:45am to 2:45pm, Cheese Board Pizza 1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley,
Graham Lynch- Works for solo piano TBA (US Premiere)
Albert Kim, piano
Paul Sanchez- Gothic Atonement: five songs for baritone and piano (World Premiere)
Brandon Hendrickson, baritone
Paul Sanchez, piano
Pianist Albert Kim returns to the Bay Area after his acclaimed debut performances during the 2017 Festival. Presenting the beautifully sculpted miniatures of English composer Graham Lynch, Albert shares some of these gems with American audiences for the first time.
Composer/pianist Paul Sanchez has established himself not only as a virtuoso pianist and first rate chamber musician, but also an inspired composer. Paul's newest song cycle receives its world premiere performance featuring the composer at the piano and Brandon Hendrickson, hailed by Opera News for his "mellifluous...beautiful baritone..."
Read more about the San Francisco International Piano Festival here.
This concert is $25 General Admission Seating is limited. Purchase advance tickets here.
Aug 18, 3pm to 5pm, Maybeck Studio, 1537 Euclid Ave, Berkeley
New Orleans legend, Melvin "Blues Daddy" Leonard and his rippin' hot sauce band.
Aug 18, 4:45pm to 7:45pm, The Cheeseboard Pizza, 1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
A Special Engagement: Mike & Sascha's Wedding Band of east bay dream band all-stars playing our favorite party rock hits as we celebrate Mike & Sascha finally getting hitched. So many fond memories of music and dancing at the Ashkenaz since the 1980s... we look forward to a good time with old and new friends. All are welcome.
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm
Tickets are $15 Advance / $18 Day of show
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Aug 18, 7:30pm to 11:59pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
High Country, the West Coast's longest-lived bluegrass band, are celebrating their 50th anniversary with this special performance at The Back Room. In addition to the current lineup, there will be a good number of former band members and others who have played with High Country over the years joining the celebration.
The group was formed in 1968 and remains a vital link to the early days of bluegrass in the Bay Area and California. Come and join the happy throng of fans and musicians in marking High Country's Golden Anniversary.
"One of the lonesomest, hard-drivingest traditional bluegrass bands alive...High Country manages to be fresh and exciting without even the merest nod to modern music." - Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the link below, or you may purchase your tickets at the door the night of the show. Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash only at the door (ATMs are nearby).
The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!
Aug 18, 8pm to 10pm, The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley
For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faun-fables-and-dalrymple-macalpin-the-starry-plough-pub-tickets-48339372364
Aug 18, 8pm to 9pm, The Starry Plough Pub - 3101 Shattuck Avenue - Berkeley
Skip The Needle
is a collaboration of four bandleaders: Shelley Doty, Kofy Brown, Katie Colpitts and Vicki Randle. Their mission: to annihilate with love! Born from group of friends all veterans of multiple bands, tours, recording, jamming together. They immediately started creating original music and had so much fun, they decided to go for it. Reckless, eclectic, fearless, if Sly Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Chrissie Hynde and Chaka cloned a baby, this would be the result. Listen out for soul, rock, funk, vocal harmonies and wild instrumental explorations.View Calendar
Mavis Staples September 12
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The box office is open 12:30pm-7pm (excluding holidays) and during all performances.
Box Office Phone: (510) 644-2020
Aug 18, 8pm to 9pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley
$15 Advance / $20 Door
Doors open @ 8:30pm, Event starts @ 9pm
Atajo de San Francisco is a zapateador group dedicated to preserving and spreading knowledge about La Danza De Negritos, a one-of-a-kind tradition from the district of El Carmen, Chincha, Peru. The group was created in 2009 to honor the memory of Amador Ballumbrosio, a leader, zapateador, musician, and head of the Ballumbrosio clan.
Atajo de San Francisco is performing alongside Miguel Ballumbrosio, Amador's son and a master of La Danza de Negritos. At the show, Miguel will also be releasing his new album, Pachamama.
Aug 18, 9pm to 10:30pm, La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. , Berkeley