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A small but pop­u­lar jazz bar where emerg­ing tal­ent can show their mu­si­cal skills to the world. Open daily from 8pm, free en­try Sun­day af­ter 10:30pm. Check web­site for pro­gram. 1–2 Aug: Felix Lehrmann & Friends. 4, 11 Aug: An­dreas Sch­midt & friends. 6–7 Aug: Roy Har­grove Quar­tet. 10 Aug: The Art of Groove with Bruno Müller, Lutz Kra­jen­ski & Matthias Meusel. 12–14 Aug: Lisa Bas­senge. 24–31 Aug: Som­mer­wochenkonz­erte: Nato Trio String Quar­tet, Dep­hazz Pri­vate, Uwe Kropin­ski solo. Pestalozzistr. 105. T: 030.3132550. S Sav­i­gny­platz. B3/B4


9, A very large mu­sic hall that used to be a bus de­pot. There is also a heated swim­ming pool float­ing on the Spree river and a cock­tail lounge. www.aren­aber­ Eichen­str. 4. T: 030.5332030. S Treptower Park, Sch­le­sis­ches Tor. G4

B Flat Jazz Club

Small jazz bands play al­most ev­ery night at this bar. Free jam ses­sions ev­ery Wed­nes­day. www.b-flat­ber­ Rosen­thaler Str. 13. T: 030.2833123. U Rosen­thaler Platz. F2

Café Bilder­buch

Fre­quent jazz con­certs and read­ings at this Schöneberg café. Sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month: Michael Gechter’s Vo­cal­jazz Trio.­ Akazien­str. 28. T: 030.78706057. U Eise­nach­er­straße.

Es­tel Fes­ti­val Cen­ter Ber­lin

En­joy an evening with the world’s top look-and­sound-alike artists and taste a three-course din­ner dur­ing a live per­for­mance of leg­ends like Elvis, Abba, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, and more. www.stars-in-con­ Wed–Sat at 8:30pm, Sun at 7pm. Son­nenallee 225. €20, from €60 with din­ner. Off map


The place to go for salsa, merengue, bachata, R&B, and Reg­gae­ton. Check web­site for pro­gram. www. ha­vanna-ber­ Haupt­str. 30. T: 030.7848565. S Julius-Leber-Brücke, U Eise­nacher Straße. D5

Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide

A large out­door con­cert arena. 16 Aug: 94,3 RS2 Som­mer­fes­ti­val. 23 Aug: Adel Tawil in con­cert. Straße zum FEZ 4 (An der Wuhlheide), Ober­schöneweide ( Trep­towKöpenick). T: 030.53079530. S Wuhlheide. Off map


An early-1900s brew­ery com­plex that now houses var­i­ous venues, with a rich com­bi­na­tion of pro­grams. Check web­site for this month’s events. www.kul­tur­ Schön­hauser Allee 36. T: 030.44352614. U Eber­swalder Straße. F1

O2 World

A mas­sive arena for world-tour­ing pop con­certs and sports events. www.o2­world-ber­ O2 Platz 1/Müh­len­str. 12–30. T: 030.2060708899. S+U Ost­bahn­hof. G4


One of Ber­lin’s historic jazz cafés. Di­ver­si­fied pro­gram with many mu­si­cal styles, from jazz to blues, RnB, and soul. Con­certs are held in the cel­lar, but do have a drink in the pleas­ant café up­stairs. www.quasi­ Kantstr. 12a. T: 030.31804560. S+U Zool­o­gis­cher Garten. C4


The heart of Kreuzberg’s rad­i­cal scene. The Dead Kennedys and the Toten Ho­sen played here a few times, while to­day’s pro­gram ranges from punk and hard rock con­certs to flea mar­kets and tea after­noons. 12 Aug: 36 years SO36 Party (Punkrock). Oranien­str. 190. T: 030.61401306. U Kot­tbusser Tor. F4


This large con­cert build­ing re­sem­bling a cir­cus tent is now part of the city’s sky­line. www.tem­po­ Möck­ern­str. 10. Tick­ets T: 0186.554111 (toll num­ber). S An­hal­ter Bahn­hof. E4

UFA Fabrik

More than 18,000 square me­ters of cul­ture: fes­ti­vals, con­ven­tions, mul­ti­me­dia events, and per­for­mances. Pro­gram on web­site. www.ufafab­ Vik­to­ri­astr. 10–18. U Ull­ste­in­straße. Off Map

Wald­bühne An out­door arena for the big­gest clas­si­cal and rock con­certs. 23 Aug: Die Zauber­flöte (Mozart), cond. Don­ald Run­ni­cles. Deutsche Oper. 24 Aug: Daniel Baren­boim plays Mozart and Ravel. www. wald­buehne-ber­ Am Glock­en­turm. Tick­ets T: 01806.570070. S Olympias­ta­dion + bus. Off Map

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