Venue Details

Yoshi's Oakland
In Jack London Square across the street from BevMo 510 Embarcadero West Oakland, CA 94607
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from ButtaFlyDreamz
Red Velvet 34 events 23 reviews

I swear Norman Brown has magic fingers. His guitar(s) were acting a lil janky but it didn't stop the music he gave to his fans; nothing less than magnificent. His daughter has a beautiful voice and his keyboardist (Gayle Johnson) was a beast on...continued

reviewed Sep 02 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
12 events 4 reviews

Fantastic performance, Norman Brown was GREAT. He introduced his daughter, who also has a amazingly great voice. Mr. Brown had Yoshi's jammin with his energy. Top musicians on stage!!!

reviewed Sep 04 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from James West
1 event 1 review

This was by far one of the BEST shows that I've had the pleasure of attending in many year!!!

Mr. Norman Brown really put on an EXCELLENT show...

The combination of Yoshi's quaint setting & Norman's smooth sounds, madef for a great evening...continued

reviewed Sep 04 2011 report as inappropriate
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Norman Brown has a lot to live up to. Since the release of his critically Grammy Award winning album Just Chillin’, this innovative and original guitarist has been front and center in the fast evolving fusion of pop, R&B and jazz that has captured the imagination of true music aficionados across the country and around the world. Over the course of five landmark releases and a virtually constant itinerary of international touring, this gifted and gloriously versatile guitarist and vocalist has established himself as one of a handful of preeminent instrumentalists and composers in contemporary musical realms, setting a standard for virtuosity that has placed the Shreveport, La. native in a category of one.

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