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6127 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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801 events
412 reviews
348 stars
Three bathroom stalls were out of order. Charis had rips in them. Still waiting for a makeover for this place.
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801 events
412 reviews
348 stars
Worst service I've had there. I was ignored for a very long time. Quite unfortunate.
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"Zigaboogaloo"
7 ratings
5.0 average rating
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22 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. 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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5 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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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.