Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar


Punk With A Camera & Dirty Harry

Punk With A Camera is heading off on their 2nd US Tour! With Parts of Canada, spanning from may 23rd - July 27th!! From east coast to west coast we hope you join us for some fun all ages shows!! ♥

All Ages // Donation Based // Suggested $ Pay What You Can
Touring Acts
Punk With A Camera (Texas)
Dirty Harry (Flordia)
Sad2 (Texas)
Local Acts
Yukon General Election 1955
Red Tailed

Jul 12, 6pm to 11pm, 924 Gilman 924 Gilman St, Berkeley

LMNOP Jazz Trio

LMNOP jazz trio brings a relaxed and eclectic mix of retrospectives, blues, Brazilian and originals to Chiave's Bohemian atmosphere.

Featuring Lynn Murdoch on bass, Pat Mullan on trombone and David Uyeno on piano

Jul 12, 8pm to 10pm, Caffè Chiave, 2500 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Rising Star Series - CelloJazz: Susanna Porte & Friends

California Jazz Conservatory - Rising Star Series -

CelloJazz: Susanna Porte & Friends

Come hear cello renditions of jazz and pop standards!

Band Members and Instrumentation
Susanna Porte, cello.
Isabelle Magidson, guitar & vocals.
Laura Klein, piano.
Dan Nevillle, vibraphone.
Jodi Durst, acoustic bass.
Phil Chomak, bongo drums and percussion.

Classically-trained cellist Susanna Porte earned her music degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Carnegie-Mellon University, and has been a student at the California Jazz Conservatory since 2014.

Jul 12, 8pm to 9pm, California Jazz Conservatory 2087 Addison St, Berkeley

2nd Friday Barry Wofsy Heart of Rock & Roll Series featuring Fleetwood Macrame

Fleetwood Macramé is quickly becoming the Bay Area's most exciting tribute band. What began as a simple exercise in fun has turned into an awe inspiring live experience complete with show stopping renditions of Fleetwood Mac's greatest hits. Audience participation is encouraged, and bay area crowds are coming in droves to sing along with Fleetwood Macramé. What's more, they sound so much like Fleetwood Mac, if you closed your eyes you would think it was the real thing. Only it's better, because you are front row!

Doors at 7:30 pm; Show at 8:00 pm
Tickets are $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show

Jul 12, 8pm to 11pm, Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Dynamic Divas of the Bay Area

Join Sam Rudin as he presents three outstanding vocalists in an extraordinary night of music. Valeriana Quevedo, Roberta Donnay, and Kay Kostopoulos and will knock you out with their unique styles of hot jazz.

Roberta Donnay has been associated with several genres and styles of American music. For many years she has been a featured member of Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks. More recently she formed the Prohibition Mob, a terrific band dedicated to the music of the 20's and 30's.

Black Olive Jazz artist, Kay Kostopoulos, is an elegant singer, actress and Stanford professor, whose unique sound is informed by her Mediterranean heritage and percussive finger cymbals. Her theatrical background lends an emotional sensitivity to her lush and sensuous three-octave vocal range.

Valeriana Q has been singing, dancing and playing percussion professionally since age 10. She's traveled throughout the United States as well as Asia and Europe. She is an exciting and vivacious performer who sings from her heart and her passionate and rhythmic vocal stylings are filled with sincerity and warmth.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Children under 12 are free. 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!

Jul 12, 8pm to 10pm, The Back Room Music, 1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley

Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra Birthday Celebration

Legendary Percussionist Pete Escovedo is an artist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music. His name has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 50 years. Pete is known worldwide for his live performances, session work and solo albums.

As a young boy he would sit on the steps of nightclubs and watch musicians play. Music became his outlet. When he was 15 years old he began to also sketch and paint on wood or cardboard. Anything he could get his hands on, he would start to draw.

Pete did not know that his love for music and art combined would change his life forever. And this is how it began.

The Minor F Quartet

Jul 12, 8pm to 10pm, Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, 94704