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Oracle Arena Renamed Oakland Arena, Announces Fall Lineup

The renamed Oakland Arena is showing no signs of slowing down since the move of the Warriors to San Francisco. In a press release that went out this morning the iconic venue announced the 2019-2020 season, which includes: Iron Maiden (Sept. 10), The Original Misfits (Sept. 11), KISS (Sept. 16) and Rolling Loud, the world’s…
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Show Preview – Talib Kweli, Yoshi’s, Jan. 18

For nearly two decades, Talib Kweli has been one of hip-hop’s great minds, combining fierce intellect and killer flow with cool-headed songwriting and production. Over the course of his career, Kweli has released solo albums and has also collaborated with other musicians frequently. Striking a fine balance between his own original work and other collaborations,…
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Venue Profile – The Fox Theater, Oakland

On Telegraph Avenue in Downtown Oakland stands a building whose architectural style is breathtaking, yet not quite definable. With an exotic mix of terracotta tiles, rich and vibrant colors, detailed paint work, and intricately designed golden accents on statues of deities, the style could be described as Indian, medieval European or even Babylonian. In fact,…
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Show Preview – John Legend, The Fox Theater, Oakland, Dec. 21

John Legend has been clearing high bars for nearly 20 years now - if you choose ‘Legend’ for a stage name, you’d better be ready to live up to it, and since before 2004’s Get Lifted, Legend has been, for want of a better phrase, crushing it. One way you can tell an artist has got used to going big, and not going home, is the release of a Christmas album.
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Bay Area Music Venue Profile – Yoshi’s, Oakland

Located in the Jack London Square in Oakland, California, Yoshi’s has had a past that’s as interesting as its present. The venue opened its doors in 1972, as a simple sushi bar – one of the first in Berkeley. The founder was Yoshie Akiba, who had been orphaned during World War II, and who later…
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