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Malcolm X Jazz Festival, Oakland
May 18 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
This is the 19th annual Malcolm X Jazz Festival conceived and produced by the EastSide Cultural Center, one of Oakland’s most vital and dynamic cultural institutions. Here’s the tentative line up:
Noon – Betty Gadling Music and Fine Arts Academy – Allen Temple Baptist Church
2pm – Sol Development
4pm – John Santos Quartet, featuring Bobi Céspedes and special guest David Murray
6pm – Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy – Tribute to Aretha Franklin by Faye Carol, Dwight Trible, Favi, and Shavon Moore
San Antonio Park
Foothill Blvd. at 18th Ave, Oakland
This event is a celebration of our Third World communities in the San Antonio district and includes music, poetry, speakers, community organizations, local arts & crafts vendors, live mural painting and delicious food.