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The Back Room

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1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
http://backroommusic.com/about-the-back-room/

July 2016

Paul McKenna Band, Back Room Berkeley

Thursday, July 14th @ 9:00 pm
The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Paul McKenna Band • July dates Combining their love for traditional and folk music as well as original songs and tunes the Paul McKenna Band have been playing to audiences throughout the UK since 2006. Their debut album Between Two Worlds was released on the Greentrax record label in 2009. The album was produced by the band with guidance and assistance from Dick Gaughan and engineered and mixed by Kris Koren and John Weatherby in Moffat, Scotland in late 2008.…

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February 2017

MAC, Back Room Berkeley

Friday, February 10th @ 8:00 pm
The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Description The story of MAC begins in 2014 in the city of Boston, MA., where a troupe of Celtic musicians waited out an apocalyptic snowstorm that had grounded flights for the foreseeable future - in times such as those, the only reasonable course of action is to head to the pub and play tunes until spring. It was at this marathon wintry jam session that MAC members Ryan McKasson, Elias Alexander, and Colin Cotter first played tunes together as a…

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March 2017

Kyle Alden, Berkeley

Saturday, March 4th @ 8:00 pm
The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Singer/songwriter and folk musician Kyle Alden is noted for his award-winning settings of the poetry of the great Irish poet W.B. Yeats. He has performed at the Freight & Salvage, Berkeley and City Winery, Napa (opening for Paul Brady) and Symphony Space in New York (with Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis), among many others. Kyle's new CD, Down in the West Volume 2, explores Americana landscapes, revisiting lively folk songs from the American, Irish and British traditions, interleaved with new…

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April 2018

Moonshine Jelly at The Back Room with Erica and Friends

Sunday, April 15th @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

We're excited to be playing for the first time at The Back Room–Just a day before their two-year anniversary of starting as a new venue, dedicated to acoustic music! Erica and Friends play music from England, Ireland and Scotland. Erica Hockett: vocals and bodhràn Chris Hammon: guitar, vocals Troy Story: accordion, vocals Anne Goesse: fiddle, tin whistle, vocals This is their soundcloud for those who wanna listen! You'll have to copy and paste: https://soundcloud.com/user-464184322 Moonshine Jelly plays music from Ireland,…

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December 2018

Four Shillings Short Celtic Concert, Berkeley

Saturday, December 1st @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

The Celtic/Folk/World music duo Four Shillings Short present a special Celtic Winter Concert featuring music, poetry and stories from the Celtic & World music traditions to celebrate the Season. Four Shillings Short is the husband/wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California. They perform traditional and original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30), including Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer, Mandolin,…

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Celtic Winter Concert with Four Shillings Short

Saturday, December 1st @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Back Room, 1984 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$10 – $15

The Celtic/Folk/World music duo Four Shillings Short are coming to Berkeley, California  December for a special Celtic Winter Concert featuring music, poetry and stories from the Celtic & World music Traditions. Four Shillings Short, the husband/wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, perform Traditional and Original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30) including Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer, Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Tinwhistles, Recorders,…

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