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.
Bille Joe Armstrong on stage at the UC Theatre with Green Day on Thursday Oct. 20. Photo: Kelly Owen They famously got their start in the late 1980s playing local venues like 924 Gilman and Berkeley Square, and Thursday the mega-band that is Green Day made a triumphant return to their roots by playing the newly renovated […]
The Back Room, which will feature jazz, folk, blues and Americana performances, opens April 16 at 1984 Bonita St. Photo: Natalie Orenstein Of the several new music venues slated to open this year in Berkeley, the Back Room will probably be the comfiest. With room for 100 people at most, the brick-walled site at 1984 Bonita […]