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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Berkeley City Club

“Berkeley City Club – designed by Julia Morgan, first woman licensed as an architect in California. The space serves as a bunch of things but it’s nice to just go walk around and grab a coffee.”  — FAN

2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States
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The Starry Plough Pub

Irish standby for pints, pub grub, and entertainment like open-mike nights, Celtic music jams, and more.

3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705, United States
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Hearst Greek Theatre

“The Greek Theater is such an amazing place to see a show with excellent views wherever you sit along with possessing a sense of intimacy as you watch your favorite musician under a beautiful night sky.”  —  The Seshen

2001 Gayley Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
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UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

“The UC Botanical Garden does a summer series at their amphitheater in the redwoods. It’s a pretty unique setting to see music.”  —  Sugar Candy Mountain

200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
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Starline Social Club

Vintage-chic ground-floor bar and lounge plus an upstairs ballroom in a historic former saloon space.

2236 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
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Eli’s Mile High Club

Former blues institution, now a bustling dive bar with Cajun-inspired bar bites, live bands, and beer.

3629 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609, United States
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Fox Theater

Live music venue in a historic building housing an art school, bar, restaurant, and courtyard.

1807 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
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Some Velvet Morning

“It has a great vibe and intimate band room where you can catch some amazing local artists. You can order Greek food from the restaurant across the road. The calamari souvlaki is amazing.” —  The Teskey Brothers

123 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill VIC 3068, Australia
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