Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

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A Chicago landmark for over 55 years, The Second City’s legendary comic style has struck gold with the hilarious sketches, songs and improv style that launched the all-star comic careers of Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, Steve Carrell, Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert. Before making your way to the polls, take an irreverent look at America’s electoral [more]

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Contemporary Flamenco with International Flair Nouveau flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert is renowned worldwide for his innovative contemporary style incorporating musical influences from rock to reggae. He redefined the art form more than a decade ago with his signature song “Barcelona Nights” off his double platinum debut album Nouveau [more]

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Feel-good jazz from a timeless holiday classic Take a trip down memory lane as Grammy-nominated pianist David Benoit, accompanied by his quartet and a local children’s chorus, brings to life the magical music from the Charlie Brown television specials. Benoit describes this music as “happy jazz” – sophisticated but still filled with fun. [more]

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Old Favorites for a New Year Continuing decades of close-harmony vocals built on barbershop tradition, today’s Four Freshmen ring in the new year with old favorites infused with a twist of elegance, a splash of swing, and a whole lot of fun. In 1948, the Four Freshmen pioneered a style of close-harmony vocals built on the barbershop [more]

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The Road to Musical Heaven Seen on America’s Got Talent and their own TLC show, the 12 siblings of the Willis Clan merge their Irish roots with bluegrass harmonies, country and pop to create a satisfying blend of music old and new. Named the TODAY Show’s Sound of Music Family, the 12 siblings of the Willis Clan range in age from 5 to 24. [more]

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For many, Julie Fowlis’ exquisite voice will always be identified with the theme song from Brave, Disney Pixar’s award-winning animated film set in the ancient highlands of Scotland. Her ability to interpret Scottish Gaelic culture and lend a contemporary, dynamic and irresistible touch to traditional folk music has made her a genuine [more]

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Two performances in one day! Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM Chris Perondi's "Stunt Dog Experience" is all high energy excitement. From their world-class high jumping and barrel racing, to weaving around poles and catching flying discs, these are some of the most athletic and talented dogs in the world. They’ve been featured [more]

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Please come out and SHINE with us as we celebrate the arts for our 10th Season Gala! Featuring Judy Collins and the Livermore-Amador Symphony Brilliance at the Bankhead 6:00 - Reception on Shea Plaza with Catering by Wente Vineyards 8:00 - Program and Performance in the Bankhead Theater Exciting Silent and Live Auctions [more]

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American Idol Winner One of the most beloved and popular American Idol winners of all time, Taylor Hicks makes a welcome return to his Alabama roots with a satisfying take on contemporary country, Southern soul, blues and R&B. Crowned winner of season five, his hit single “Do I Make You Proud” debuted at the top of the charts and he appeared [more]

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Called a living legend and a longtime avatar of retro cool, powerhouse blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn and his horn-heavy Tilt-A-Whirl Band link contemporary music with its proud blues and soul heritage. Powerhouse blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn has been called a living legend. One of the most respected guitarists in popular music, he co-founded [more]