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Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

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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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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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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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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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Bright and Brilliant Modern Dance Founded by the legendary David Parsons more than three decades ago, Parsons Dance has thrilled audiences of all ages worldwide with contemporary American dance that is exuberant, accessible and joyous. The company is known for its athletic, energetic ensemble work and creative collaboration with artists from [more]

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A Tapestry of Timeless Bluegrass Sound Run Boy Run’s bluegrass style is rooted in the traditions of the Appalachian South with vocals and fiddles weaving a spectacular tapestry of sound that is innovative, orchestral, and above all beautiful. The whole exceeds the sum of the parts as touches of classical, jazz, and folk express themselves [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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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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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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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]