Berkeley Banquet Hall at, Le Bateau Ivre Restaurant Announces They are Presenting the Band Ellis Island November 30

Berkeley, California (EastBayDaily) — Berkeley banquet hall at Le Bateau Ivre restaurant, a announces they will be presenting the band Ellis Island on November 30th at 7 PM to 9 PM. Customers can enjoy Ellis Island Old World Folk Band’s revival of klezmer, lively and soulful Eastern European Jewish music. In addition to their klezmer repertoire, this performance will feature Yiddish vocals from the jazz era, American tunes from vaudeville to swing and music from Eastern Europe, Greece, Russia, Italy and Mexico.

Upcoming in December on Wednesdays at 7 PM are: Mal Sharpe and Melanie O’Reilly, who will perform lively Jazz; Ray Bierl, a musical storyteller with a wide range of genres and styles such as cowboy ballads, Appalachian fiddle tunes, vintage rock and roll hits, Tin Pan Alley songs and country classics — delivering a travelogue not just of places, but of time, human emotions, and imagination; and Zamanna, who plays Middle Eastern music from Egypt and the Levant, with a few Turkish and Armenian additions.

Customers can enjoy these musical stylings in couples – or in parties, as Le Bateau Ivre offers banquet halls for private dining. The small room can hold up to 34 people and costs $150 to use while the larger room can hold from 35 to 50 people with a room charge of $250. A personalized menu is provided, with select heading of the client’s choice. A full liquor and wine bar will also be available.

For those who wish to sample Berkeley’s Le Bateau Ivre during the day, there is a brunch menu with fried apple waffles, special eggs and wine. Brunch is available from 9 AM to 2:30 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

For great food, awesome fun and a superb time, Le Bateau Ivre is the perfect place to be, according to Lorien S. of Emeryville, California: “Love the atmosphere and live diverse music! Good food and service!”

For more information, please call (510) 849-1100 or visit them on the web at

About Le Bateau Ivre

Located in a historic home of Berkeley for nearly 40 years, Le Bateau Ivre has stayed peacefully planted as a neighborhood restaurant since its first opening in 1972. This locally owned eatery harnesses an old world European ambiance with an exquisite banquet hall ideal for private dining and weekend brunches. Le Bateau Ivre Restaurant creates a classic, comfortable and creative environment for its clientele. The uniquely styled rooms, spacious patio, indoor fireplace and sunlit dining areas make guests cozy in this home away from home setting.


Arlene Giordano