There is almost too much to choose from on June 30. Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, the saxophonist David Murray and the percussionist Kahil El’Zabar, and Endangered Blood are all playing.
The violinist, vocalist and Oakland resident celebrates the release of her debut album 'Haven' Sunday at the Back Room in Berkeley.
Jenny and the Charmers — think American Songbook but also Joni Mitchell, Sting, John Mayer and Shawn Colvin — play Thursday. Also in town: Carol Faye and Jeff Denson.
There will be some great performances in Berkeley this weekend including by DakhaBrakha, by the Brazilian-born Berkeley High alum, Ian Faquini, and the klezmer trio Veretski Pass.
For Black History Month, venues around Berkeley will be presenting an amazing array of music.
Of the several new music venues slated to open this year in Berkeley, the Back Room will probably be the comfiest.