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980 ratings
4.7 average rating
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228 events
209 reviews
269 stars
attended May 28 2013

My second time seeing Sara at a Yoshi's and she was excellent both times. She's got a beautiful, clear voice and interprets music in interesting ways. Her band really supplies wonderful arrangements for tunes ranging from Duke Ellington to Ben...continued

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306 events
64 reviews
69 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Larry and Krew were fabulous! I've been a fan for over 40 years and he's only gotten better. Unfortunately, the table service at Yoshis is so terrible - typically a 45 minute wait to receive a beverage and that's AFTER being forced to wait outside...continued

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376 reviews
166 stars
attended Jan 25 2015

I liked it. They were entertaining and they sounded good. I really liked the bang bang song and the last song they did with no vocal beat. Too bad some jerk had his/her cell phone on. The lead blonde guy reminded me a bit of Mick Jagger with his...continued

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376 reviews
166 stars
attended Jul 12 2015

Macy Gray was enjoyable. The show seemed really short though. It also started late which is not uncommon for Yoshis esp. if you go to the late show.

Yoshis still needs a makeover badly. The interior and esp. the bathrooms. Seriously ripped...continued

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228 events
209 reviews
269 stars
attended Aug 27 2014

I'd found AJ Croce's first cd at a record store ages ago and have enjoyed it but I'd not had the opportunity to see him live. Guy's an amazing musician! We sat right up front and got to watch him work his lightning hands on both piano and guitar,...continued

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280 events
144 reviews
35 stars
attended May 11 2014

It was a great way to spend Mother's Day. She is a performer that makes one feel like she is one's friend that has this amazing talent to sing and entertain. I had never been to Oakland Yoshi's and I found the venue very good for hearing singers...continued

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108 events
103 reviews
184 stars
attended Feb 11 2014

Nice venue especially when not too crowded. Competent middle of the road playing with some good side guitar from Dark Star Orchestra members. Not bad for a Tuesday night.

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108 events
103 reviews
184 stars
attended Jan 04 2014

Pharaoh Sanders has been peculiar for a long time. Given the incoherent performance I saw by him 20 years ago my expectations were low. Something of a legend though and with some good recent reviews, it seemed a good excuse to finally make it to...continued

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87 reviews
54 stars
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76 reviews
33 stars
155 events
64 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 04 2015

Sushi was a bit overpriced for the quality (average), but the music venue itself, which is intimate & classy, makes it all worthwhile. I've always had an amazing time seeing a live show at Yoshi's. It is one the best places to see live music in...continued

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306 events
64 reviews
69 stars
attended Sep 02 2012

Yoshi's is always a great place to be and The YellowJackets brought out the best it offers. The band was tight, yet experimental, giving us fusion at its finest. So nice to have Oakland Local Will Kennedy from Skyline High hittin' the finest of...continued

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124 events
51 reviews
13 stars
attended Sep 24 2012

The venue is nice. Loved the show, the music and poetry were great.

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ButtaFlyDreamz Red Velvet
33 events
22 reviews
30 stars
attended Jul 07 2012

Awesome show by Mr Roy Ayers. His is a fantastic artist and at 71 years of age can STILL get the crowd up on their feet.

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ButtaFlyDreamz Red Velvet
33 events
22 reviews
30 stars
attended Feb 13 2014

This is a baaaaad young brother. If you haven't seen/heard his music, you are doing your ears a serious disservice.

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84 events
21 reviews
16 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

Doc Severinsen & the San Miguel Five were more Latin than Jazz and was terrific! We were sorry it was over, and look forward to going back often

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53 events
20 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 14 2015

Music was great. Lots of people standing up and dancing. Food and drink good, too.

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30 events
19 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 24 2012

Canadian Brass were funny, very spirited, original and a delight for all ages. Goldstar seats were in second row close to stage- great view! We had a wonderful dinner in Yoshi's with excellent sushi/shashimi, cocktails and salmon, crab cake...continued

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Anthony Moore Red Velvet
44 events
17 reviews
7 stars
attended May 24 2013

1.Excellent show!!!!!!
2.Parking is limited, so arrive early.
3. Casual wear, but dress warm it gets chilly sometimes from the ocean's breeze when departing Yoshi's.

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20 events
14 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 18 2013

Had a great time at one of my all-time favorite venues. Peter Asher was fun fun fun!

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