Will be DJing the funk cypher at the courtside area during this year’s Malcom X Jazz Festival. 12:30-1:30pm. Come out and get down. Had a blast performing with GroovMekanex at the festival last year, and am super excited to be a part of it again this year! Takes place at San Antonio Park in Oakland.
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It’s that time again!!!
Come out and celebrate Community at this FREE outdoor festival. Kid-friendly. Vendors. Food. Live Music on 3 stages, dance cyphers and more…
If you’ve missed this event in the past, you’ve been missing out on what makes Oakland so beautiful.
Jazz Main Stage: with an all-star line up of veteran and up-and-coming heavyweight jazz musicians.
noon Daria Nile Trio
2:00 Avotcja and Modupue
4:00 A Tribute to Billy Bang – an all star String Summit featuring Michael White*,
India Cooke, Kash Killion, Tarika Lewis, Sandy Poindexter, Muziki Duan Roberson,
and Eric Hunt
6:00 Kev Choice Ensemble
Katherine Dunham Dance Stage: some of the best Bay Area dancers.
Dimensions Dance Theater
Awe Ohum Omnira
Javad Jahi Soapbox Stage:
The latest news on the prison industrial complex, gang injunctions,& the Middle East, youth organizing, immigration, education, and more. Live painting by Black Diamonds
Features dancers, poets, mc’s, vocalists, djs, and live music. Nu Dekades, Los Rakas, Young Gifted & Black, Kurse Krew, Turfin 24/7, Shaolin Luohan Kung Fu
An all-city graf battle throughout the day
And this ain’t all – Post-Festival Fundraising Concert on Sun., May 20, 2012, 7 pm featuring the Michael White Quintet. Michael White, violin; Leisei Chen vocals; Muziki Duan Roberson, piano/vibes; Kash Killion cello-bass; and Kenneth Nash percussion.
Tickets are $15 and will benefit the Malcolm X JazzArts Festival. This fundraiser will take place at the EastSide Cultural Center, 2277 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94606.