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The Fox Theater Oakland

1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA

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1-(510)-548-3010

Website:
www.thefoxoakland.com

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Pat Metheny

Jazz

The virtuoso guitarist Pat Metheny has been influential in both jazz and instrumental pop since he released his first album in 1976. He dedicates time to both his own projects and those of emerging artists and veterans alike.

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• Thu 10/25/18 at - 8:00 PM

Christine & the Queens

Pop,Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms)

Christine and the Queens is a pop band from France whose debut EP, which features "Saint Claude" and "Tilted," was released in April of 2015.

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• Fri 10/26/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Devil Makes Three

Bluegrass,Country

The Devil Makes Three plays bluegrass and country music. The trio is made up of guitarist/frontman Pete Bernhard, stand-up bassist Lucia Turino, and guitarist Cooper McBean, bringing a slightly punky perspective to vintage American blues. And that's right, they have no percussionist. They have played Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo and opened for Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson.

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• Sat 10/27/18 at - 8:00 PM

FIDLAR

Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms),Punk,Rock

This four-piece Los Angeles band has developed a booze-influenced sound that might be described as "surf punk."

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• Fri 11/2/18 at - 8:00 PM

Jim James

Rock

James Edward Olliges Jr., professionally known as Jim James, is the lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter of the Louisville rock band My Morning Jacket.

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• Sat 11/3/18 at - 8:00 PM

Generation Axe

Rock

"Generation Axe" is a touring show featuring five of the world's best guitarists: Steve Vai, Zakk Wyld, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi.

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• Wed 11/7/18 at - 8:00 PM

SOJA

Reggae,Rock

Soldiers of Jah Army is an original heavyweight five-piece roots reggae band out of Arlington, Virginia.

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• Thu 11/8/18 at - 7:00 PM

Khruangbin

Funk

Taking influence from 1960’s Thai funk – their name literally translates to “Engine Fly” in Thai – Khruangbin is steeped in the bass heavy, psychedelic sound of their inspiration, Tarantino soundtracks and surf-rock cool. The Texan trio is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums.

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• Fri 11/9/18 at - 8:00 PM

Joe Russo's Almost Dead

Cover/Tribute Band/Performer,Rock,Pop

Joe Russo is a composer and guitar player. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he has played percussion for a variety of bands. Russo's Almost Dead is a Grateful Dead tribute band whose members change over time.

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• Sat 11/10/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 11/11/18 at - 7:30 PM
• Sun 11/11/18 at - 7:30 PM

Gallant

Electronic,Indie,R&B/Soul,Alternative

Christopher Gallant, performing under the moniker Gallant, is a rising alt-R&B artist based out of Los Angeles.

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• Mon 11/12/18 at - 8:00 PM

Van Morrison

Rock,Blues,R&B/Soul,Irish/Celtic,Pop

The eccentric Van Morrison -- or, as knighted in February 2017, Sir George Ivan Morrison, OBE -- is one of pop music's true innovators. He is a restless seeker whose soul-searching vocals and unique fusion of R&B, jazz, blues and Celtic folk produced perhaps the most spiritually transcendent body of work in the rock 'n' roll canon.

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• Wed 11/14/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Thu 11/15/18 at - 8:00 PM

Joan Baez

Folk,Rock,Acoustic

Legendary folk vocalist and Staten Island native Joan Baez is a multiple Grammy nominee and has collaborated with such artists as Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Leonard Cohen.

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• Sat 11/17/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 11/18/18 at - 7:30 PM

Cat Power

Rock,Alternative,Indie

Matador recording artist Cat Power, a.k.a. Chan Marshall, has won acclaim for her unsettling, emotional songwriting. The Georgia native released her debut, 'What Would the Community Think?,' in 1996 with "Moon Pix" following in 1998. Her 2012 release "Sun," a pop album of electronic music, featured Marshall writing, playing, recording and producing the album all by herself.

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• Tue 11/20/18 at - 8:00 PM

Tash Sultana

Alternative

Tash Sultana is a young, dynamic Melbourne artist, creating waves and generating massive street buzz by playing sold out shows all over the world. Tash has made a name for herself busking on the streets of Melbourne and having homemade videos go viral getting millions of views online. Since having her hands wrapped around a guitar at the age of three, the self taught artist quickly developed her own unique style that has people lining up to see her perform live. Her vocal shines with a magical quality, she has a natural gift for melody and her virtuosic guitar playing is from another planet. Tash’ s carefully crafted, edgy, multi-instrumental pieces featuring beat boxing, unique guitar work and percussion styled finger tapping, has left sold out audiences in awe. The young, one-woman powerhouse is having a huge year - Tash has already sold out her entire World tour and being added to dozens of high profile festivals including Laneway 2017. Both singles ‘ Jungle’ and ’ Notion’ were quick to receive high rotation on national broadcaster triple j plus garner an impressive response from various online media outlets around the world. With her six-track “Notion EP” due for release Sep 23 via her very own independent label “Lonely Lands Records”, the sky is the limit for one of Australia’ s hottest young acts.

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• Thu 11/29/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Fri 11/30/18 at - 8:00 PM

Neko Case

Alternative,Country,Punk,Rock

Neko Case sings punk-fueled alternative country. Case won a steadily growing cult audience for her smoky, sophisticated vocals and the downcast beauty of her music.

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• Mon 12/3/18 at - 8:00 PM

Shakey Graves

Blues,Folk

Shakey Graves is the stage name of Austin-based musician Alejandro Rose-Garcia. He fingerpicks while keeping time with a double-pedal kick drum, hitting a snare fitted into his suitcase drum and a tambourine fashioned to its side. And when he sings, Rose-Garcia unleashes an unearthly howl. His first full-length album, "Roll the Bones," was self-released in 2011 and landed him a spot as the official busker of the Railroad Revival Tour with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Mumford & Sons and Old Crow Medicine Show. His second and latest album is 2014's "And the War Came."

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• Thu 12/6/18 at - 8:00 PM

Kurt Vile & the Violators

Rock,Punk,Folk,Pop

Kurt Vile & the Violators is a four-member, Philadelphia-based band.

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• Wed 12/12/18 at - 8:00 PM

Willie Nelson and Friends

Country

The "Redheaded Stranger," Willie Nelson, is a country music and songwriting legend who has penned songs like "Crazy," "On the Road Again," "Hello Walls," "To All the Girls I've Loved Before" and many more. His career has spanned six decades, included more than 200 albums and been marked by his work as a songwriter, author, poet, activist, actor and iconic rebel.

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• Thu 12/13/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Fri 12/14/18 at - 8:00 PM

John Butler Trio

Blues,Funk,R&B/Soul

The John Butler Trio is a popular band from Australia. Butler's inflections of blues, funk and soul is shared between textured instrumentals and lyrics that alternate from peppy rhymes to crafted poetry.

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• Sat 12/15/18 at - 8:00 PM

Tenacious D

Rock,Alternative,Metal,Musical Comedy

Jack Black has become a bonafide movie star and globally-recognized voice due to his starring role as the lead character in the 'Kung Fu Panda' animated films. But to many fans, he has been and always will be, one half of the raucous "mock rock" duo, Tenacious D, which also features guitarist-vocalist Kyle Gass. The self-proclaimed "greatest band on earth," back after a long hiatus, returns to the stage to support their 2012 release, 'Rize of the Fenix.'

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• Mon 12/17/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Tue 12/18/18 at - 8:00 PM

John Legend

R&B/Soul,Rap/Hip Hop

Singer-songwriter John Legend is a Grammy-winning artist who began his career assisting other chart-topping performers (Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill and more) but now is known for his own hit singles, including "All of Me" and "Ordinary People."

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• Fri 12/21/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 12/22/18 at - 8:00 PM

Dawes

R&B/Soul,Folk,Rock

Dawes is a four-piece rock band with some Americana and soul influences. The California rockers have topped Billboard charts with a fresh, yet vintage sound. Their 2016 album, "We’re All Gonna Die," was was produced by Grammy nominee Blake Mills. The record features ten original tracks and includes backing vocals from Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe of Lucius, Mandy Moore and Will Oldham

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• Fri 1/18/19 at - 8:00 PM