the new parish

16 Jan 2018

Hip Hop is Everywhere in Oakland

Hip hop is everywhere in Oakland. The city literally oozes soul. Locals have opportunities to see known artists at big venues or get in on one of the many (cheap) annual festivals. One of the most evolved of these is

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07 Feb 2017

We wanna send you to see The Seshen!

The Seshen is a San Francisco Bay Area-based six-piece led by singer/lyricist Lalin St. Juste and bassist/producer Akiyoshi Ehara. Their forward-thinking sound combines synthesizers, drum machines, live percussion, and entrancing harmonies to create an unmistakable fusion of R&B, synth-pop, and electronic music. This chemistry is complemented by St. Juste’s stirring

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14 Dec 2016

We wanna send you +1 to see Orgone!

Orgone is an 8-piece soul machine driven by Dan Hastie and Sergio Rios, once two kids from the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles united by a hunger for raw soul recordings.  While the musicians began by covering Booker T. & the MGs, The Meters, and other giants of soul,

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30 Nov 2016

We wanna send you to see Fishbone!

Celebrating 25+ groundbreaking years, FISHBONE has been trailblazing their way through the history of American Ska, Funk, Punk, Rock Fusion and (so-called) Black Rock since starting their professional career in Los Angeles’ burgeoning, Alternative Rock music scene of the mid-1980s. Their sound has often been imitated, but never duplicated. They have

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05 Feb 2016

The Top 7 Spots to Hear Soul Music in Oakland

Oakland’s got soul. Period. No debate necessary. Just facts on facts on facts. While there are some who still want to believe that Oakland is nothing more than the ugly step-sister to San Francisco’s glittery Cinderella, those in the know recognize Oakland for the jewel it truly is—a complex, many-splendored

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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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