Greek Theatre

Where
U.C. Berkeley Campus, Berkeley , CA
Call
510.642.9988
Web
Greek Theatre Website
Tags
Music, Concerts, Venues, Arts & Entertainment Venues
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The William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre is located on the UC Berkeley Campus in the foothills overlooking the San Francisco Bay and with spectacular views of The Campanile, The Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Mount Tampalpais and San Francisco. Throughout its 100 year+ year history, it has hosted a variety of entertainment and famous personalities including Theodore Roosevelt, Sarah Bernhard, Luciano Pavarotti, the 14th Dalai Lama to name a few. Popular music artists have included Bob Dylan, The Talking Heads, The Grateful Dead, Phish, Elvis Costello, Genesis, R.E.M., Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, The Gipsy Kings, Milton Nasciamento, James Taylor, Dave Matthews Band to name a few. For many artists, The Greek Theatre is their favorite place to perform. Equally, as one visiting patron points out "The Greek in Berkeley is one of those venues you wish were in every city!" The Greek Theatre is one of those extraordinary venues that make any event or concert a truly remarkable experience...

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  • Rhythms to Live By

    A conversation with Jack Johnson
    10/11/2006 by Chris Ellis

    People who have met Johnson in the past must have noticed his humble manner and how it flows into his music. This is where he accomplishes a signature whisper of hope directed towards a great many peo...  More »

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