The UC Theatre

The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall is a multi-tiered, all-ages 1,400 capacity live music venue with a state-of-the-art Meyer sound system and a full service bar and kitchen.

The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall is a multi-tiered, all-ages 1,400 capacity live music venue with a state-of-the-art Meyer Leopard sound system and a full service bar and kitchen. The UC Theatre presents a diverse range of local, national and international artists and bands including indie, alternative, jazz, R&B, electronica, hip-hop, EDM, world, pop, comedy and much more (a cross between The Fillmore in San Francisco and The Fox Theatre in Oakland). Additionally, the iconic, newly renovated UC Theatre is a premier destination for special events. Flexible floor configurations include: 1,400 capacity General admission, 1,000 capacity reception-style, 700 capacity theater-style and 400 capacity banquet-style seating. The venue’s three tiers and dance floor are ADA wheel chair accessible. A community-minded music venue giving back… The UC Theatre is operated by the Berkeley Music Group (BMG), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our Concert Career Pathways education program teaches young people the technical, creative and business aspects of concert and event promotion. Through hands-on workshops and paid internships we train the next generation of music industry professionals. BMG is also dedicated to ensuring that The UC Theatre strengthens the Bay Area’s vibrant fabric of nonprofit arts and service organizations. We are building a collaborative network of community partnerships with existing education, performing arts, health and youth development nonprofits to assist them with their fundraising and outreach through events at The UC Theatre.

Steel Pulse's album Mass Manipulation was just nominated for a Grammy for Best Reggae Album! Go check it out and don't miss them live at The UC Theatre on 12/30😎

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Myles Parrish's show has been moved to Cornerstone in Berkeley on Saturday, 12/21. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at the door and you can still purchase tickets below. Hope to see you there!


[11/18/19]   We are so excited for our upcoming shows such as tomorrow with bounce Queen, Big Freedia, that we welcome attendees to a special Happy Hour -- $1 off wells and drafts for the first hour after doors open!

So come join us at The UC Theatre for stellar shows and discounted drinks

#JustAnnounced: We are excited to announce three amazing support acts for J BOOG NYE! Mixtape Queen, DJ GREEN B, who is known for playing the latest & greatest in reggae, dancehall, and afrobeats. Siaosi whose music is a sensual and soulful blend of lover's rock reggae mixed with Polynesian inspired harmonies,and Bayonics, a Bay Area Reggae/Latin Powerhouse! Dont miss out on this lineup😍

Get your tickets here:

#JustAnnounced: Rainbow Girls is coming to The UC Theatre on 12/13 to join us at Comatopia by the Bay alongside The Brothers Comatose, The Lil Smokies and Royal Jelly Jive. They are an eclectic folk trio that seamlessly combine soul-touching harmonies and poignant lyrical content.

Get your tickets below!
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T O N I G H T - Frankie Cosmos Returns to The UC Theatre 11/16 🎸 -

Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser and the Blak Soil Band

#OnSaleNow: Tickets are finally available for Tarrus Rileys performance at The UC Theatre on 2/7! The combination of a Nurse and a Singer, “healing music” is how he appropriately describes his music and Tarrus Riley will surely win you over ❤️

Get your tickets below! The UC Theatre Presents: Tarrus Riley on Friday, February 7th


#OnSaleNow: Get tickets for Pennywise at The UC Theatre on 1/17! With positive ideals and punk attitudes, their music is able to be both melodic and aggressive while still being able call for unity for the disillusioned. The UC Theatre Presents: Pennywise on Friday, January 17th

The Lil Smokies just announced their new album, Tornillo, coming out on January 24th, 2020! It was produced, engineered & mixed by Bill Reynolds and it is the band’s third studio album 🤩 Get your album pre-order and tickets for Comatopia by the Bay for their album tour with The Brothers Comatose below!

Pre-order/pre-save here:

Of Montreal Announce Tour and New Album UR FUN, Share New Song “Peace to All Freaks”: Listen

We are so excited to be a part of of Montreal's tour! They are releasing a new album called UR FUN, on 1/17, and has gifted us with a new single called, Peace to All Freaks🤩

Give it a listen and get tickets for their show on 4/4 below.
🎟 🎟 The band’s first record since 2018’s White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood

of Montreal

#OnSaleNow: of montreal is coming to The UC Theatre on 4/4, bring their kaleidoscopic indie rock and boundary-breaking electro-pop style.

Tickets are available below! The UC Theatre Presents: of Montreal on Saturday, April 4th

Suzannah Powell fuses her two personalities as rapper Boyfriend | Q&A

Learn more about how Boyfriend (@Rapcabaret) developed her style and sound! It is fascinating to see the growth of an artist and how she uses her music to create an extremely bouncy song production and eye-catching aesthetics with themes of what it means to be a woman today.

Catch Boyfriend as a support act for Big Freedia on 11/19!
🌟 🌟 Hidden behind Suzannah Powell's bouncy song production and eye-catching aesthetics are themes of what it means to be a woman today.

#JustAnnounced: Tarrus Riley will be performing at The UC Theatre on 2/7! With his analytical lyrics embracing Rasta teachings and his heart felt delivery, the compelling voice of Tarrus Riley will surely win you over ❤️

Tickets will be available on Friday, 11/15, at Noon!
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LIVE REVIEW: BEATS ANTIQUE - Berkeley, CA 11/01/19

Throwback to Beats Antique playing a homecoming show at The UC Theatre in their typical extraordinary style. Check out photos of our Halloween-themed show that are highlighted by photographer Marc Fong/Still Harper💀🎃 It is very fascinating when modern music connects with traditional musical styles that have existed for thousands of years. Beats Antique is an...

#JustAnnounced: American punk icons, Pennywise, are coming to The UC Theatre on 1/17! They were one of the key bands of the punk revival of the '90s and have a catchy sound with heavy, propulsive rhythms with positive, optimistic lyrics😎

Tickets will be available this Friday, 11/15 at 10AM.
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Want to come to the Willie Colon concert for free? Send an email to [email protected] for more information.
Quieres venir al concierto de Willie Colon, gratis? Envia un correo electronico a [email protected] para mas informacion.

Turnover - "Still In Motion" (Official Music Video)

Turnover just released a new music video for their track “Still In Motion” today! The song is a reflection on the balance of living in the present, the possibilities of the future, and romanticizing the past.

Give it a listen and get tickets for their show on 11/27🤩

"Still In Motion" by Turnover from the album 'Altogether' out now via Run For Cover Records Purchase 'Altogether' and Turnover merch:

#OnSaleNow: The 4th Global Nepali Film Award will be coming to The UC Theatre on 11/30! Get your tickets below for this show😍


zepparella has been moved to Friday, January 31st. If you bought tickets for the Saturday, February 1st show they will be honored at the Friday, January 31st show. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Refunds will be honored until Friday, November 8th. We hope to see you at the show!

The official full lineup is finally out for Home Sick Festival on 1/18! We have the pleasure to announce All Your Sisters, FRENCH VANILLA, Glitterer, Kim and World Peace will be joining us at The UC Theatre 🤩

Get your tickets below
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The Polish Ambassador hits the stage.
Tickets available at ✨

Beyond Halloween! Beats Antique TONIGHT at The UC Theatre - Tix Still Available -

The starting point for our scavenger hunt will be on the box office of The UC Theatre. Find the clue there to figure out where the tickets are hiding! Win 2 tickets to Beats Antique and hope to see you tomorrow!

Black Tiger Sex Machine

#OnSaleNow: Wow! Presale tickets are already sold out so general admission tickets are now available! Don't miss Black Tiger Sex Machine at The UC Theatre on 1/20 for their The Futuristic Thriller Tour 😎 The UC Theatre Presents: Black Tiger Sex Machine on 1/30/20

San Francisco powerhouse, Native Elements will be performing as support for Steel Pulse on 12/30! They have been keeping the energetic, feel-good reggae tradition alive in the Bay Area for over 20 years so get your tickets now😎

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Xavier Omär & Sango Reunite for 'Moments Spent Loving You'

Check out Sango and Xavier Omär's latest album 'Moments Spent Loving You', that focuses on the highs and lows of intimate relationships ❤️

Don't miss Sango at The UC Theatre on 2/8!
🎟 🎟 The followup to their 2016 joint mixtape.

#JustAnnounced: Electronic music trio Black Tiger Sex Machine is coming to The UC Theatre on 1/30 for their Futuristic Thriller Tour. Jump on the presale tickets below!

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🎃 LOW TICKET WARNING 🎃 Only a limited number of tickets remain available for The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Halloween! Hurry and secure your ticket's before it's too late!


Todrick: Haus Party Tour - Tickets - The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall - Berkeley, CA - October 23rd, 2019

Todrick Hall is TODAY! If you missed on getting tickets before, then this is your chance. Get your tickets now before they run out 😱 Todrick: Haus Party appearing at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley, CA

| COSTUME CONTEST! | You and your family could win a brand new D'Angelico Guitars + 4 tix to any upcoming The Rock and Roll Playhouse concerts + a RRPH Merch Bundle! Just attend one of their 19 #HalloweenSpooktacular family concerts and post a pic to Instagram of your kiddos dressed to impressed in their Halloween best!

You must tag @TheRockAndRollPlayhouse and use #TheRockAndRollPlayhouse to enter. Posts must be up by 11:59PM ET on OCT 28 to qualify and the winner will be announce on Halloween! 🎃 👻

Get tickets for our Halloween spooktacular on Sunday, 10/27!
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Lukas Graham with Lauren Duski

Lukas Graham is this Friday, 10/25! You won’t want to miss this one. Get your tickets now before they run out 😱 ‏‏‎Lukas Graham - The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall - Berkeley, CA

Todrick: Haus Party Tour - Tickets - The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall - Berkeley, CA - October 23rd, 2019

Are you Todrick Hall's biggest fan but didn't snag tickets in time? It's your lucky day🥳 We just released more tickets for YOU!

🎟 Get your tickets for his show below 🎟 Todrick: Haus Party appearing at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley, CA


#OnSale: Don't have plans for New Years? Then get your tickets now for our New Year's Eve show with reggae artist, J BOOG😎 J BOOG NYE AT THE UC THEATRE


#OnSaleNow: Tickets are available for Sango, who will be coming to The UC Theatre on 2/8! Don't miss out on this multitalented artist and get your tickets now😎 THE UC THEATRE PRESENTS: Sango with Savon

Devendra Banhart on the Maternal, Vanity, and How to Compose a Set List

Check out Devendra Banhart’s interview with The Stranger and his development of creating his most recent album, Ma.

Get tickets for his show tomorrow at The UC Theatre😁 Tomorrow evening, Devendra Banhart will be playing at the Moore. The singer-songwriter, who has served as a face of the "freak folk" and "New Weird America" genres, is touring in support of his tenth album, Ma, which dropped in September. The album is a cohesive and comforting listen. Made after Ban...

Do you love live music? Do you want to see shows for free?
Are you looking for a creative way to get involved with the community?

If so, come join our team and become an usher at The UC Theatre!

Perks Include:
- Access to a world class venue
- A free drink at the end of your shift
- 50% off food from our amazing kitchen
- Comps to upcoming shows (subject to availability)

If you are interested, please contact [email protected] with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

The UC Theatre


Our website is temporarily down

You can still buy tickets below:

#TicketOnSaleNow for:

✨ J BOOG NYE Celebration 12/31/19 ✨
⚡️ Sango 2/8/20 ⚡️
+ more!


#JustAnnounced: Sultry and swinging Gypsy Rock band, Royal Jelly Jive, will be joining us at Comatopia at The UC Theatre on 12/13😁

Get your tickets now!
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#JustAnnounced: Seattle based producer, Sango, will be coming to The UC Theatre on 2/8! Sango is a master of Brazilian funk samples, electronic beats and a demonstration of cultural unity through sound so get your tickets this Friday at 10AM😎

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Turnover - "Number On The Gate" (Official Audio)

Check out Turnovers newly released song, Number on the Gate, from their forthcoming album Altogether!

Get tickets for their show at The UC Theatre on 11/27 🤩

"Number On The Gate" by Turnover from the upcoming album 'Altogether' out November 1st, 2019 via Run For Cover Records Pre-order 'Altogether' and Turnover me...

DRIPEESHA by Todrick (ft. Tiffany Haddish)

Todrick Hall has released a new single, DRIPEESHA ft. Tiffany Haddish! Check it out and can't wait to see him perform on 10/23

🚨Get your tickets to the HAUS PARTY World Tour 🚨 Follow Todrick: http:/...

#JustAnnounced: Don't have any plans for New Years yet? Join us and reggae artist, J BOOG, on New Years Eve, 12/31 at The UC Theatre! J Boogs unique and infectious reggae sound will not be one to miss😎

Tickets will be available this Friday at noon.

Tinariwen - Tickets - The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall - Berkeley, CA - October 11th, 2019

Tickets have been released for tonights show with Tinariwen! Last chance to get your tickets for these iconic performers so get them while they are still hot😍 Tinariwen w/ Lonnie Holley

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