10/1/11: Oaktoberfest

GroovMekanex will be in the spot performing at this year’s Oaktoberfest! See you there!

A non-profit event for community development in Oakland’s Dimond District. There will be street art, multiple music venues, craft food, beer vendors, and much more! http://oaktoberfest.org/

“About The Music” is bringing you a little more of “Oakland” to the “Oaktoberfest’s” Family-Friendly Craft Beer-Festival!

This is an event within the event called “Dancing In The Dimond!”
*Sponsored by Oaklandish* http://oaklandish.com/

We’ve thrown some banging house parties but now its time to take it to the streets!

When? Saturday, October 1st, 11am-7pm
Where? Oakland (on the corner of Fruitvale/MacArthur Blvd)
What? Live djs, live art & dance performances: reggae/old school hip hop/funk & house grooves throughout the day! : )

How much $? FREE to attend!

~ DJ’s…

~ ERIC GROOVE (About The Music, Grooves-in-the-Park)

~ dj RIDDM (Iyah Level)

~ dj KINCAID (Grooves-in-the-Park, About The Music, Culture)

~ STEPHEN RIGMAIDEN (SoSoDeep Records)

~ RAHIEM JIHAD (Da-Rah, Essential Soles, Rhythmic Soul)

-Dance Group Performers… 3:30pm-4:30pm…open cypher to follow!!!

~ HEAT
~ GROOVLINGS www.groovlings.weebly.com/
~ MIX’D INGRDNTS www.mixdi.com
~ GROOVMEKANEX www.groovmekanex.com
~ EPIC FOOTPRINT www.wreckenshop.com
~ CIRCLE OF FIRE

(4:30pm-7pm) Open cypher after the performances Hosted on the mic by Ten Of Quad – “Let’s Dancing!”

Live Art by:

Jack Eastgate www.fijidesigns.com
noa- www.followyourline.com

ATM area photo’s by NATISA’S PHOTOGRAPHY http://www.wix.com/ncahayag/photographicstudiobynatisa

*Got a drum (djembe/congas/bongos etc) and want to jam with the dj? We’re all for it!

For more info about the rest of the festival go to….http://oaktoberfest.org/

Oaktoberfest is an event designed not only to celebrate the proud history of a shining district in Oakland, but also to raise funds for improvement projects, community development programs, and future events. The Dimond relies on committed volunteers and the generosity of area residents and engaged businesses. Your support for this non-profit event will create positive change in the community.

GET INVOLVED!

* Reserve your Non-Food or Commercial Food Booth Now!
* Help Out by Becoming a Sponsor or a Volunteer!

Go to the website to sign up or for more info
http://oaktoberfest.org/

Join our group page here…
http://www.facebook.com/groups/aboutthemusic/

The main event invite link for Oaktoberfest is here…http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=267768289918816

Volunteers from the ALL THE WAY LIVE FOUNDATION will be at our info booth at Oaktoberfest getting the word out and raising funds for their South East Asia Movement trip….stop by and donate if you can.