YAAM is Berlin's number one independent venue for Reggae, Afrobeat, Hip Hop and World Music. Home of offbeat and sound system culture since 1994.
Established in 1994 as an outdoor street project uniting urban sports, graffiti and sound system events, YAAM has moved through various spots along the riverside of west and east Berlin. Now located on the waterfront at Berlin Ostbahnhof where the Maria Club once stood, YAAM is a 2000m² indoor and outdoor subcultural space with a 700 capacity venue and a mix of live music and dance events.
YAAM is organized as a non profit collective and also initiates various social grass roots projects promoting multicultural integration and understanding through Street art, sports and hip hop culture.