Mission Creek Oakland (MCO) returns in September for a month-long festival packed with shows featuring dozens of local bands and showcasing fifteen venues such as the Uptown Nightclub, The Stork Club, and even AMOEBA BERKELEY!
The festival will feature many exciting bands that were selected from a public call for entries, such as Dempsey, Windham Flat, Coast Jumper, and ++++. Highlights include an all-ages in-store performance from Micachu & the Shapes at Ameoba Berkeley on September 22nd at 2pm, a short film night at Rooz Café, and an art show curated by “Oakland Under $100.” Plus, several shows will feature local standup comedians as opening acts! What more could you ask for?!
Calling all Al Heads! It's time to bust out the checkered Vans and don the aloha shirts for what could possibly be the first ever all Weird Al-themed burlesque show. Seems overdue, right? Well, finally Mr. Yankovic is getting his due on Monday, August 13th at Oakland's Uptown as The Hubba Hubba Revue and Pickles Kintaro present The Al-Stravaganza!
It doesn't matter if you are a "My Bologna" purist or just "White and Nerdy;" the hits will be dropping as fast as the clothes at this burlesque bonanza. And make sure you dress for success to enter the Weird Al look-a-like contest! Can you believe that you get all this quality entertainment for just $5! Cheap!
Hosted By Weird Kingfish & Weird "Kevin" Hancock
With: Honey Lawless,Pickles Kintaro, Lady Satan, Odessa Lil, Lola Martinet, Pearl E. Gates, Mistress Marla Spanks, and JD Limelight.
Doors 9PM -- Show 10:15PM
21 & Up w/ID
THE UPTOWN CLUB
1928 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just 1 block from 19th Street BART!)
Here are some of Al's finest moments in no particular order, so says the Amoeblog!
While this benefit show has a 21+ restriction, The Mission Creek Oakland Festival, happens throughout the entire month of September and features countless all-ages events. Keep your eyes peeled for updates about September's festivities!
Held on the final Friday of each month from Friday, April 27 through Friday, October 26, Summer Nights features special evening hours and half-price Museum admission after 5pm! With classic '68 film screenings in Oak Street Plaza, Amoeba Music DJs spinning '60s-inspired sets, and sizzling special activities throughout the Museum, you won't want to miss Summer Nights!
On Friday, July 27th, Amoeba's own DJ Michael Henning will be spinning international and psychedelic gems of the era and you can watch this classic 1968 film under the stars at Oak Street Plaza:
Because we know that you can't get enough vinyl, Noise Pop and Amoeba Music continue the biweekly
vinyl party Noise Pop Record Collective in July! Fans are invited to bring their own record for the carefully selected celebrity host DJs to play over the course of the evening. When you come, just check your records in at the DJ booth with the Record Collective Librarians and you'll be all set to party.