The UC Theatre is gearing up to reopen with 40+ live concerts this fall. Until then, it continues to depend solely on community and government support to sustain its operations.
The Save Our Stages act makes about $15 billion available to independent music venues, theaters and cultural organizations.
Live music is returning downtown with regular, socially-distanced performances at The UC Theatre, Bobby G’s, and a planned Freight & Salvage ‘tour’ of downtown parklets.
This week, you can practice some philanthropy and watch some passionate performances.
Catch the undisputed patriarch of Ethio-jazz, Mulatu Astatke, at UC Theatre, and Bulgarian-born, West Berkeley-based multi-instrumentalist Ruman “Sali” Shopov at Timbre Folk & Baroque on Wednesday.
The two guitar masters, from Mali and Niger, bring their sinewy grooves to the UC Theater.
Those in the Concert Career Pathways program spend nine months learning every aspect of concert promotion.
A triple bill at the UC Theatre celebrates music rooted in historically marginalized Jewish communities from Arab lands, with a rising Ethiopian-Israeli star also on the program.
On Saturday, UnderCover Presents marks the 50th anniversary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at the UC Theatre. We spoke to the event’s director, Joe Bagale.
After one year and 54 concerts, the UC Theatre is now well established as a live music venue for the East Bay.