ROCK, POP, JAZZ

Where Berlin - - ENTERTAINMENT -

A-Trane

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. www.a-trane.de. Pestalozzistr. 105. T: 030.3132550. S Sav­i­gny­platz. B3/B4

B Flat Jazz Club

Small jazz bands play al­most ev­ery night at this bar. Free jam ses­sions ev­ery Wed­nes­day. www.b-flat­ber­lin.de. Dir­ck­sen­str. 40. T: 030.2833123. S+U Alexan­der­platz. F2

Café Bilder­buch

Fre­quent jazz con­certs and read­ings at this Schöneberg café. Sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month: Michael Gechter’s Vo­cal­jazz Trio. www.cafe- bilder­buch.de. Akazien­str. 28. T: 030.78706057. U Eise­nacher Straße. D5

Columbi­a­halle/C-Halle

The multi-func­tion event space hosts some of to­day’s most pop­u­lar pop and rock acts. www.columbia-theater.de. 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 a live per­for­mance of leg­ends like Elvis, Abba, Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, and more. www.stars-in- con­cert.de. Wed– Sat 8:30pm, Sun 7pm. Son­nenallee 225. Off Map

Ha­vanna

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

Lido

A for­mer cin­ema turned club and con­cert venue for rock-in­die lovers. Check web­site for pro­gram. www.lido- ber­lin.de. 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. 13–15 Jan: Apas­sion­ata, horse show. www. mercedes- benz-arena- ber­lin.de. Müh­len­str. 12– 30. T: 030.2060708899. U Warschauer Straße. G4

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