The Oakland Music Festival will forever hold a special spot in our heart. Afterall, OMF was the first event that we covered, and just like Nook and Kranny has evolved so has OMF. This year, instead of just one day, the festival is going to be A WHOLE WEEK LONG. Yes, a whole week of great vibes, good music, and amazing conversations. This week long bash definitely has something for everyone, and we’re gonna be in the building and would love for you to join us.
ENTER THE N&K + OMF RAFFLE
- Repost the OMF flyer (below) onto your Instagram
- Tag OMF and Nook and Kranny on the post.
- Follow OMF and Nook and Kranny on Instagram
SEPT.30-OCT 9. – ALL WEEK ACCESS PASS
DOWNTOWN OAKLAND / SEPT. 30-OCT. 9
For the full OMF experience, they are offering a weeklong All-access Pass for $75. All-access will get you into all our ticketed events for the week for one low price, in addition to our official #OMF16 swag bag, a commemorative t-shirt and special VIP-perks throughout the week of the festival.
SEPT.30 – EGYPTIAN LOVER / LAKIM / SICK SAD WORLD
STARLINE SOCIAL CLUB / 10:00pm – 2:00am / $15 Pre-sale, $20 Door / *Ages 21+
SEPT.30 – CREATIVEMORNINGS HOST MAY-LI KHOE
Pandora / 8:30am – 10:00am PDT. Hosted at Pandora HQ (16th Floor Backstage – Webster Tower) // RSVP
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!
OCT.2 – SUAVECITO SOULDIES
THE LEGIONNAIRE SALOON // 2:00pm – 5:00pm // free // *Ages 21+
Taking over Legionnaire for this free day party, expect Suavecito Souldies to play everything from sweet soul, northern, Panamanian, boogaloo, chicano, and other soulful sounds.
OCT.3 – MASSIVE MONDAY – OTAYO DUB // NICK JAME$ // + GUESTS
ERA ART BAR & LOUNGE // 9:30pm – 1:30am // $8 Pre-sale, $10 Door // *Ages 21+
OCT.4 – MEZCAL & TEQUILA TASTING // B-SIDE BRUJAS
TAMARINDO // 9:30pm – 12am // $25 Pre-sale // *Ages 21+
DISCLAIMER: Mezcal + Tequila bar + vinyl DJ sets by Oakland-based vinyl DJs that are changing what music looks and feels like. Spinning oldies, cumbias, boleros, soul, and more, these four women use their music to heal and spread the right energy at the right time. With purchase of ticket you will get a crash 101 course on sipping Mezcal.
OCT.5 – INDUSTRY MIXER / 25TH ST RECORDING STUDIO
25TH ST RECORDING STUDIO / 6:00pm – 8:00Pm / FREE WITH RSVP
The 2016 Oakland Music Festival invites you to join industry professionals and prominent creators for a 2 hour networking event at 25th Street Recording Studios in Uptown Oakland. A chance to connect with Bay Area artists, performers, producers, engineers, curators and the like.
OCT. 5- SCOTT CHARLES MORGAN // PROZACK TURNER // ANTHONY ANT W. HIS ALLSTAR BAND // GABRIELA // ZAKIYA HARRIS
Era Art Bar and Lounge / 9:00pm – 1:30pm / $7 Pre-sale, $10 Door / *Ages 21+
Funk + Blues + Electronic + Soul + Hip Hop +Jazz all in ONE night.
OCT.6 – JAY STONE // BLACK SPADE // STAS THEE BOSS // JUSMONI / YAYUH
THE NIGHT LIGHT // 9:30pm – 1:30Am // $10 Pre-sale, $15 door // *Ages 21+
OCT.7 – OAKLANDISH FIRST FRIDAY ARTIST SHOWCASE // ELUJAY // RAYANA JAY
OAKLANDISH HQ // 7:00pm – 10:00pm // Free event / All Ages
Head to the Oaklandish shop on First Friday for this FREE pop-up artist showcase featuring some of the Bay Area’s best in new talent in hip-hop//soul — emcee Elujay and R&B singer Rayana Jay.
OCT.7 – MASEGO // JAY ANT // DOWN 2 EARTH // DREAFAUXREAL
NEW PARISH // 9:00pm – 2:00am // $15 Pre-sale, $20 Door // *Ages 18+
\After the (Oaklandish) party it’s the after party, co-headlined by the fearless leader of the Traphouse Jazz Band (better known as Masego) and The Bay’s own rapper/producer extraordinaire Jay Ant.
OCT 8. – CONSTELLATIONS FT. HEYLOVE // BYRON THE AQUARIUS // NINA SOL / SIR
Eli’s Mile High Club / Day party – 4:00pm – 8:00pm / $15 Pre-sale, $20 Door / *Ages 21+
OCT. 8 – NICK CATCHDUBS // ANOTHER PARTY FAM // TRACKADEMICKS // L-DEEZ
ELI’S MILE HIGH CLUB // 8:30pm – 1:00am // Free before 10:30pm w/ RSVP ($10 After) // *Ages 21+
OCT.9 – TAMBO RAYS // 8ULENTINA // BIG BABY GANDHI // TRILL TEAM 6
Classic Car West // 4:00pm – 8:00pm // $10 Pre-sale, $15 Door // all ages
Set against one of Oakland’s most unique venues in the form of a boutique vintage car showroom and multi dimensional gallery/art space — plus the launch of Oakland’s newest clothing shop 411. Headlined by local indie pop rockers The Tambo Rays and Club Chai’s 8ulentina, we’re closing out the week in style. Enjoy a full selection of local craft beers on tap in the outdoor beer garden a raise a glass to OMF 2016’s closeout event, hosted in collaboration with 411 Oakland.
Seriously, if you don’t make it out to OMF this year, you will seriously regret. And remember, if you see the Nook and Kranny Squad be sure to say hey. See you all soon, and good luck on the raffle.