At their seasonal, monthly party, Aima the Dreamer, Lady Ryan, and DJ Emancipacion seek to empower Oakland’s queer women of color on the dance floor.
The four-piece punk band takes street harassment and unchecked sexism to task in its punchy, feminist anthems.
The formidable Atlanta MC performs at the Regency Ballroom.
The eighteen-piece ensemble brings traditional Rajasthani music to Zellerbach Hall.
Booty-shaking anthems and lots of fried shrimp.
Though it featured many legendary musicians, the new Oakland festival prioritized nostalgia and feel-good music over innovation and local talent.
Yee Olde Dragon Master's Guide to the Mighty Labyrinth Quest, Oakland's premiere role-playing band, brings fantasy to life onstage.
Expect a beer-soaked, sweaty live show.
Witch rock from the Arizona desert at Leo's.
The Oakland MC will perform at the beloved queer party Ships in the Night.
Now in its third year, Oakland Music Festival has grown into a dynamic platform for homegrown music, arts, and culture.
The genre-defying seven-piece band experiments with new material for its residency at Leo's, "Love, Oakland."
Oakland rapper Beejus presents a showcase of left-field, local hip-hop.
Stephen Marley, Nas, and Damian Marley come to Oakland.
The role-playing metal band performs at Tourettes Without Regrets' Game of Thrones-themed variety show.
Seven Days - October 12, 4:28 PM
What the Fork - October 12, 12:15 PM
Seven Days - October 12, 10:08 AM
Seven Days - October 12, 9:36 AM
Seven Days - October 10, 8:59 AM
White Oakland residents are increasingly using the popular social networking site to report "suspicious activity" about their Black neighbors — and families of color fear the consequences could be fatal.