This is a past event.
When: Fri., Feb. 29, 8 & 10 p.m., Sat., March 1, 8 & 10 p.m., Sun., March 2, 7 & 9 p.m. and Thu., Sept. 18, 8 p.m. 2008
Price: $50

Yoshi's Oakland caps off February with two Bay Area crooners of decidedly different traditions: the Tony-Bennet-inspired Jonathan Poretz (who has that unctuous Vegas lounge style that sounds best when draped over a piano), followed by Oakland-born R&B singer Goapele, who could easily pack the Great American Music Hall, but sounds much better in a small setting. If you caught a snatch of Goapele purring Sam Cooke verses over UGK's rap hit "Choose You" on New Year's Eve, here's a chance to hear her with a full band. And who doesn't like that "Closer" song? Poretz performs Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 8 & 10 p.m., $10. Goapele appears Thursday, Feb. 28, through Saturday, March 1 at 8 & 10 p.m., and Sunday, March 2, at 7 & 9 p.m. $20-$26. Yoshis.com


— Rachel Swan

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

History

Map

Calendar

Submit an event

Popular Events

  • Win Tickets to Urinetown, The Musical at Berkeley Playhouse (eLerts)

    • Thursday, Apr 6 - Sunday, Apr 30
    • Buy Tickets
  • Opening Reception for TIME FLIP: New Works by Kirsten Tradowsky (eLerts)

    • Thursday, Mar 30, 6-9PM
  • Freqo de Mayo w/ LTJ Bukem, Karsh Kale & more! (DJ & Dance)

    • Buy Tickets

© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation