the new parish

16 Jan 2018

Hip Hop is Everywhere in Oakland

By Amanda Davis I’ve been an avid concert-goer since about 8 years old (thanks mom!) and I’ve seen tons of artists all over California. But since moving to the Bay Area, I’ve noticed something incredibly special about Oakland’s music scene compared to other parts of the Bay. It really is

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14 Oct 2015

Win Tickets Las Cafeteras Halloween Show @ The New Parish!

  Rooted in Son Jarocho, Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Afro-Caribbean music from Veracruz, Mexico with modern rhythms and lyrically rich storytelling to create a new Urban Folk sound from the streets of East Los Angeles. Las Cafeterashave taken the music scene by storm with their infectious live performances and

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08 Oct 2015

Win Tickets to Gang of Four @ The New Parish!

  In 2015, UK’s legendary post-punk GANG OF FOUR released a new album, “What Happens Next,”on Metropolis Records in the USA and Canada, and Membran in Europe. The follow-up to the critically acclaimed album Content, “What Happens Next” features collaborations with Alison Mosshart from The Kills, Robbie Furze from The Big

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29 Sep 2015

Win Tickets To Cannibal Ox @ The New Parish!

Formed by Vast Aire and Vordul Mega in Harlem, New York, Cannibal Ox is one of the most revered independent groups in hip-hop history. Their 2001 debut, The Cold Vein, is widely regarded as one of the best and most innovative hip-hop albums of all-time. Saturday, October 5, 2015 @

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02 Sep 2015

Best Live Music Venues in Oakland for Under $20…or FREE

Oakland’s music scene is a dizzying offering of captivating options; Electric evolving genres, raw power, classics, historic venues, and innovation constantly on the horizon. You could unwittingly give up all your money to the music gods to try and hear it all, end up living in a box with nothing

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12 May 2015

Win Tickets: Shuggie Otis – The Original Strawberry Letter 23 @ The New Parish!

Shuggie Otis, who oddly looks really similar to my first boyfriend, can be connected to myriad of famous and solar musicians throughout the ages: his father, Johnny Otis, discovered Etta James and Jackie Wilson, Shuggie’s first son’s mother was in The GTOs, a group created by Frank Zappa and he

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04 May 2015

Win Tickets to Bombino @ The New Parish!

  Born and raised in Niger, in the northern city of Agadez, Bombino is a member of the Tuareg Ifoghas tribe, a nomadic people descended from the Berbers of North Africa; for centuries they have fought against colonialism and the imposition of strict Islamic rule. Tuesday, May 12, 2015 @ 9:00

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