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Yoshi's Oakland
In Jack London Square across the street from BevMo 510 Embarcadero West Oakland, CA 94607
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769 events
394 reviews
243 stars
Yoshis needs a makeover/remodeling
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15 events
1 review
92 stars
The weather was hot!!. I wore casual-dressy summer dress--had a light shrug in purse--just in case. Hubby wore a semi-casual Hawaiian shirt & slacks. At Yoshi's you can dress up or down..
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20 events
14 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 19 2010

It was a very unusual concert in that one normally doesn't see the best of each instrument on one stage. It was like I had played Fantasy Football but only with musicians! Talk about a fabulous concert! All I can say is... "Ya shoulda been...continued

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9 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 19 2010

What an awesome show! Amazing musicians all and seeing Zig on the stage with Dr. could you go wrong? If you like funk and great musicians, then this was the show not to miss!

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4 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 19 2010

We had a wonderful time with Zigaboo Modeliste and the all-star cast of musicians. We especially loved the trumpet player.
We also had an excellent meal at Yoshi's. We love this club!

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Zigaboogaloo: A Celebration of Legendary Funk Drummer Zigaboo Modeliste with an All-Star New Orleans Funk Revue

Featured Performers:

Zigaboo Modeliste

Mac Rebennack (aka Dr. John)

Nicholas Payton

Garth Weber

Donald Harrison

David Barard

. . . and more

Ziggy recorded on all the original LPs with The Meters and is sampled many times over from artists such as Musiq, Queen Latifah, Run DMC, NWA, Ice Cube, Salt N’ Pepa, Cypress Hill, EPMD, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, Beastie Boys, Naughty by Nature, and Tweet to name just a few.  He is  a BMI award-winner for the Young Gunz hit “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” and provided the main loops for Amerie’s number-one Grammy nominated R&B hit  “1Thing.”

Ziggy has written more than 200 songs individually and collectively with The Meters.These songs have been released on more than 36 albums nationally and internationally.  His tunes have also been featured in movies such as _Two Can Play That Game, Jackie Brown, Drum

Line, __8 Mile, _and _Hancock, _as well as a Nike commercial and, most recently, the TV show Ludicris vs Tommy Lee on Planet Green.

About the Ticket Supplier: Yoshi's Oakland

Yoshi’s began in 1972 as a small, North Berkeley sushi bar owned by it’s founder and namesake, Yoshie Akiba, alongside her two best friends Kaz Kajimura, a journalist and carpenter, and Hiroyuki Hori, a painter and Japanese cook. Over the next 40 years, Yoshi’s built itself into one of the world’s most respected jazz venues, earning a reputation as the Bay Area’s premier location for great Japanese cuisine and jazz music. Today, Yoshi’s is an award-winning 310-seat live performance venue with a state-of-the-art sound system and design, occupying 17,000 square feet in the heart of Oakland’s Jack London Square. Under the guidance of esteemed Artistic Director Michael Pritchard, the venue has expanded it’s focus to include broader genres suitable to a variety of musical tastes.