What You're Doing Tonight: Feb. 26 - NBC Bay Area

What You're Doing Tonight: Feb. 26

Bob Marley Tribute, Beat boxing and evil comedy



    Not Getting Enough Sleep? What’s Your Excuse?
    The music of Bob Marley will live again for another night in Berkeley.

    BOB MARLEY LIVES: Twenty years after Marley's death, Groundation, a local roots-reggae band from Sonoma, is committed to keeping his music alive. For the fifth year in a row, the band has started its annual tribute tour honoring Marley, whose birthday was Feb. 6. The show will happen at 9 p.m. at the Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community, 1317 San Pablo Ave. in Berkeley. Tickets can be had at the door for $22.

    DROP THE BEAT: The Bay Area's best beat boxers, slam poets and more will show off their skills at 8:30 p.m. at the La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley. "Speak the Music" will feature the Bronkar (beat box juggler) and the Genie (guitar/beat box looper) and the Constant Change, Eachbox, Syzygy, Monkstilo, Charles Moselle, Icebox, and more. Tickets are $8 with a student id and $10 for the rest of us.

    TERRORISM IS NOT FUNNY The terrorist comic that is Maz Jobrani will play Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave. in San Francisco at 8 p.m. Jobrani, who is not really a terrorist but likes to make fun of them, is a member of the "Axis of Evil Comedy Tour," which features some of the top Middle Eastern-American comics in the world.

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