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Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

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The Essence of Early Music Named Musical America's "Ensemble of the Year," the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra is renowned for stellar performances of Baroque, classical and early-Romantic era music on original period instruments. Since 1981, the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has offered rich, historically-fascinating programs of Baroque, [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]

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A timple virtuoso from Gran Canaria, one of the largest of the Spanish Canary Islands, Germán López was a musical prodigy. He learned to play the diminutive five-stringed instrument intrinsic to the music of the Islands early, and entered the Conservatory of Music in Las Palmas at the age of seven. Since receiving his master’s degree, he has [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]

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Holiday Traditions from the Emerald Isle All the joy, hope, laughter and spirit of the season come together in a night of storytelling, song and dance that celebrates age-old traditions and sparkles with life and a wee bit of Irish “magic.” With pipes, fiddles, flutes and drums, exhilarating step dancing and age-old dances over brooms, on [more]

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Laughter from a Galaxy Far Far Away Much of Canadian actor Charles Ross’ childhood was spent in a galaxy far, far away, watching Star Wars videos over – and over – and over again. The result of this misspent youth is a unforgettably hilarious comic mashup of the iconic films, wherein he single-handedly plays all the characters, sings the [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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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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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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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]