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Since 1992, this in­ti­mately sized but im­por­tant venue (it was named Best Ger­man Jaz­zclub in 2011) has wel­comed both emerg­ing and A-list tal­ent, in­clud­ing Wyn­ton Marsalis, Her­bie Han­cock, and Diana Krall. Daily from 8pm, free en­try Sun­day af­ter 10:30pm. Pestalozzistr. 105. T: 030.3132550. S Sav­i­gny­platz. B3/B4


A very large music hall that used to be a bus de­pot. 4, 5 Jun: Hip Hop Con­ven­tion 2016. 28– 30 Jun: Seek – Con­tem­po­rary Fash­ion Trade Show. www. arena- 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. bilder­ Akazien­str. 28. T: 030.78706057. U Eise­nach­er­straße. D5


The multi-func­tion event space hosts some of to­day’s most pop­u­lar pop and rock acts. 6 Jun: FloRida. www.columbia-the­

Columbi­adamm 13-21. T: 030.69812814. U Platz der Luft­brücke. E5

Estrel Fes­ti­val Cen­ter Berlin

En­joy an evening with the world’s top look-and­sound-alike artists and taste a three- course dinner dur­ing Stars In Con­cert, a live per­for­mance of leg­ends like Elvis, Abba, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, and more. www.stars-in- con­ Wed– Sat 8:30pm, Sun 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- Haupt­str. 30. T: 030.7848565. S Julius- Le­ber- Brücke, U Eise­nacher Straße. D5


A for­mer cinema turned club and con­cert venue for rock-in­die lovers. Check web­site for pro­gram. 4 Jun: Soul Ex­plo­sion. 7 Jun: Kreuzberg Slam. 8 Jun: Drive Like Jehu. 9 Jun: Au­tolux in con­cert. 11 Jun: Balkan­beats in con­cert. 18 Jun: Para­noid in con­cert. 23 Jun: Wild Noth­ing in con­cert. 24 Jun: 20 Jahre Kar­rerak­lub. www.lido- Cu­vrystr. 7. T: 030.69566840. U Sch­le­sis­ches Tor. G4

Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin

A mas­sive arena for world-tour­ing pop con­certs and sports events, in­clud­ing those of Berlin’s pro­fes­sional ice hockey team, the Eis­bären. 3 Jun: MUSE. 6 Jun: 5 Sec­onds of Sum­mer. 10 Jun: Michael Jack­son – The Sym­phony Ex­pe­ri­ence. www.mercedes-benz-arena- berlin. de. Müh­len­str. 12– 30. T: 030.2060708899. U Warschauer Straße. G4


This large con­cert build­ing re­sem­bling a cir­cus tent – and sit­u­ated on the for­mer grounds of the now- gone An­hal­ter Bahn­hof – hosts an ar­ray of events, from clas­si­cal con­certs and pop-rock pro­duc­tions to mixed mar­tial arts and dance. 27 Jun: Sean Paul. www.tem­po­ Möck­ern­str. 10. Toll num­ber: 0186.554111. S An­hal­ter Bahn­hof. E4


An out­door arena for the big­gest clas­si­cal and rock con­certs. See p. 52 for events. www.wald­buehneber­ Am Glock­en­turm. Tick­ets T: 01806.570070. S Olympias­ta­dion + bus. Off Map

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