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Creation + K.I. Nicholas 4/18/14 9:30PM 2014-04-18 21:30:00 2014-04-19 01:00:00

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With a two-decade history of delivering conscious reggae to dance crowds, and a repertoire of 200 songs, Creation is a Bay Area...

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Joni Haastrup & Monomono 4/19/14 9:30PM 2014-04-19 21:30:00 2014-04-20 00:30:00

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The reunited and re-energized Afrobeat pioneers Joni Haastrup & Monomono return to our stage. A legendary name to longtime African music...

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Orquesta Dharma 4/25/14 9PM 2014-04-25 21:00:00 2014-04-26 00:00:00

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Includes Cuban Salsa dance lesson at 8 pm. Come to the pre-release celebration! Orquesta Dharma presents music from their new recording,...

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Julia Chigamba & Chinyakare + Maru-a-Pula Marimba Band 4/26/14 9PM 2014-04-26 21:00:00 2014-04-27 00:30:00

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The amazing color and music of Southern Africa takes over our stage tonight with the return of beloved Julia Chigamba’s Chinyakare Ensemble...

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Pellejo Seco 5/2/14 9:30PM 2014-05-02 21:30:00 2014-05-03 00:30:00

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Includes Cuban Salsa dance lesson at 8:30 pm. Featuring the acclaimed singer Sulkary Valverde, Berkeley-based Cuban band Pellejo Seco...

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Sammy Dread 5/3/14 9:30PM 2014-05-03 21:30:00 2014-05-04 01:00:00

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Stu Allen & Mars Hotel 5/9/14 9PM 2014-05-09 21:00:00 2014-05-10 00:00:00

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A tradition started back in the 20th century, Ashkenaz’s Grateful Dead Night is always evolving, reaching new heights since Stu Allen &...

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Original Sounds from The Bay 4/13/14 7:30PM

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Hosted by Eric EQ Young, this showcase Original Sounds from the Bay features a fast-paced festival’s worth of hot and young musicians from...

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Soji & the Afrobeat Band 4/12/14 9:30PM

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Considering that Nigeria’s legendary guitar master and singer Soji Odukogbe performs regularly at Ashkenaz, it’s noteworthy that this is...

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Rusty Zinn & His Band + DJ Dukey 4/11/14 9:30PM

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One of the modern masters of blues and reggae guitar, Rusty Zinn returns to Ashkenaz with his full band including horns in a set of...

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Tom Rigney & Flambeau 4/5/14 9PM

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Includes Cajun/Zydeco dance lesson at 8 pm. He may have been crowned Emperor of the 2011 Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, but...

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Stu Allen & Mars Hotel – 100th Ashkenaz Show Celebration 4/4/14 9PM

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A tradition started back in the 20th century, Ashkenaz’s Grateful Dead Night is always evolving, reaching new heights since Stu Allen &...

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Prezident Brown + JHAM Band and Film Screening 3/29/14 8:30PM

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An all-star band of reggae musicians including Prezident Brown, onstage as well as on screen in the first sneak peek at the exciting film...

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Felix Samuel Band 3/28/14 9:30PM

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Includes Cuban Salsa dance lesson at 8:30 pm. Havana-born singer Felix Samuel brings his full band for a night of Cuban dance music,...

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The Caribbean Allstars – Ashkenaz 41st Anniversary Celebration 3/22/14 9:30PM

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Ashkenaz celebrates our 41st anniversary this weekend with two longtime audience favorites: following Friday’s South African and world beat...

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Zulu Spear – Ashkenaz 41st Anniversary Celebration 3/21/14 9:30PM

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Ashkenaz celebrates our 41st anniversary this weekend with two longtime audience favorites: tonight we present Zulu Spear’s South African...

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Synrgy + IrieFuse featuring Ras Indio, Dewey & the Peoples, Burnt 3/20/14 8:30PM

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From the far north, soul reggae rock band Synrgy makes its Ashkenaz debut near the beginning of its Hope Remains Tour that runs through...

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Aquarian Minyan Purim Party 3/15/14 7PM

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7:00 pm Megillah Reading 8:00 pm Purim Shpiel 9:00 pm Dancing with Adama and Bruce Bierman It’s time to celebrate Purim, in the Ashkenaz...

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Forgotten Space + Stu Allen & Justin Purtill 3/14/14 9PM

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Forgotten Space is a North Texas-based band comprised of six diverse musicians with a deep understanding and respect for the rich and...

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I-Triniti, Sol Horizon, Sky-I & I-Riddim Band, and special guest Janel 3/13/14 9PM

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Ashkenaz offers this full-blown reggae festival crammed into one night. The dance party features I-Triniti, who again headlines and hosts a...

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Funkraiser for California Student Sustainability Coalition 3/9/14 7PM

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Featuring live folk and bluegrass by Sleepy Sloth, an electronic/funk DJ set by Seismic Influence + special guests, slam poetry, and open...

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Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit 3/8/14 9PM

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Includes swing dance lesson with Nathan Dias of Swing or Nothing at 8 pm. In a four-star CD review, DownBeat magazine wrote: “The Rhumba...

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Stu Allen & Mars Hotel 3/7/14 9PM

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A tradition started back in the 20th century, Ashkenaz’s Grateful Dead Night is always evolving, reaching new heights since Stu Allen &...

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Orquesta Z 3/6/14 9PM

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Includes tango dance lesson at 8 pm. The sizzling dance band Orquesta Z returns to our stage, playing classic and new tango music for...

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Mardi Gras Party! Tri Tip Trio; Aux Cajunals 3/4/14 8:30PM

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Two of our best Cajun/zydeco bands – the Aux Cajunals and Tri Tip Trio – celebrate Fat Tuesday, Ashkenaz style! It’s the best excuse to...

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Trio Garufa 3/1/14 9:30PM

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Includes tango dance lesson at 8:30 pm. Trio Garufa features an international lineup playing classic and modern tango music from...

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Mark Karan's Buds 2/28/14 9PM

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Like his music, Mark Karan’s Buds is an ever-evolving band of fellow travelers in the psychedelic rock realm, always looking for that...

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Warrior King with Riddimystics Band 2/27/14 9PM

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Singer and Jah messenger Warrior King makes his Ashkenaz debut with the Riddimystics Band, bringing more than a decade’s worth of hits....

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Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers 2/22/14 9PM

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Includes swing dance lesson at 8 pm. Stylish singer Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers keep adding new elements to their timeless...

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Tambores Julio Remelexo with special guests + Batala San Francisco 2/21/14 9:30PM

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Includes dance class at 9 pm. Tambores Julio Remelexo welcomes guest singers Ney Rios and Fabio Jahgun, formerly of Brazil’s world-famous...

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Joseph Israel & the Jerusalem Band + Queen Makedah and Selecta Rebel 2/20/14 9PM

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Two spiritual greats of Northern California conscious reggae, Joseph Israel and Queen Makedah, present a rare double-bill on our stage....

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Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited 2/15/14 9:30PM

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He is “The Lion of Zimbabwe.” The most important musical-political force in the struggle for self-rule in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and one...

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SambaDá + Danilo Portugal y Namorados da Lua 2/14/14 9PM

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in true Ashkenaz style by dancing the night away to two great Brazilian party bands: SambaDá plus Danilo Portugal...

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Sila + Black Nature Band 2/8/14 9PM

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Sila returns and Black Nature Band makes its Ashkenaz debut in this night of searing, charged African funk. Sila (the singer and band)...

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Black Uhuru + Indubious 2/7/14 9:30PM

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Breaking out of Kingston, Jamaica, reggae band Black Uhuru had already made a splash at home for several years when it hit the United...

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Stu Allen & Mars Hotel 2/1/14 9PM

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Welcome to the 2014 edition of Grateful Dead Night! A tradition started back in the 20th century, Ashkenaz’s Grateful Dead Night is always...

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Karamo Susso 1/31/14 9PM

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International kora star Karamo Susso brings his full electric band to tonight’s celebration of Malian music for deep listening and lively...

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