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6475 Star Starred
Yoshi's Oakland
In Jack London Square across the street from BevMo 510 Embarcadero West Oakland, CA 94607
510-238-9200
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"Zigaboogaloo"
7 ratings
5.0 average rating
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168 events
65 reviews
22 stars
attended Mar 19 2010

Fantastic show! I only wish they had a small open space set aside for dancing. I had a hard time sitting still with all that 1st class funky music saturating my very being :)

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23 events
15 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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11 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 19 2010

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

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Description

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.

Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America San Francisco Ballet's <em>Nutcracker</em> <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>A Christmas Carol</em>