The Fox Theater - Oakland

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King Crimson | Fox Theater | Oakland, CA

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 5:32 pm

While many acts from the progressive rock era of the 1970s still perform, none play with the precision, conviction, and authority of King Crimson. A Bold statement you say? Without bringing other specific acts into a debate, it all boils down to the devotion and continued creative drive of founding visionary Robert Fripp.

Bob Weir | Oakland, CA | 10/8/16 | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 10/12/2016 - 7:51 pm

Bob Weir was quite literally born and bred in music. The adopted son of loving parents Frederic Utter and Eleanor Cramer Weir, his identity would deepen and develop in his youth. Though his parents did their best (Mama Tried) Weir’s nature was rebellious and questioning. His dyslexia didn’t help matters. In his teens, Weir was shipped off from his birthplace of San Francisco to Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado where hopes were that he would straighten out.

Tedeschi Trucks Band | 9/8/16 | Review

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:46 am

The Tedeschi Trucks Band displayed in Oakland, California, why its stock has vaulted the group toward the top echelon of touring outfits and headlining roles at many-a-music festival. Anchored by a couple of blues-rock stalwarts, each with a consummate musical pedigree, the husband-and-wife team of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks presided over the 12-piece ensemble’s performance on Sept. 8 that was all at once brilliant, exhilarating, wide-ranging, and classy.

Umphrey's McGee | Oakland, CA | Review

Submitted by Joshua Huver on Sun, 03/27/2016 - 5:03 am

Umphrey’s McGee, the sextet from South Bend, IN returned to the East Bay of Oakland, CA for their fifth consecutive appearance in as many years at the famed Fox Theater Friday night, March 25th.

One night from the official wrap of the Winter 2016 Tour, Umphrey’s McGee proved they have not lost their bag of tricks, nor is it even close to being empty.

String Cheese Incident | Oakland | 3/12/16

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 9:52 am

The String Cheese Incident is in the midst of their expansive March Madness tour of the West. The run has thus far seen enthusiastic crowds, intimate venues, and resilient playing from the band. Their two set shows have highlighted a career retrospective of tunes and expansively inspired grooves. The two Fox Theater gigs last weekend are being heralded as the fiercest of the tour yet.

String Cheese Incident | Oakland | 3/11/16

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Tue, 03/15/2016 - 7:34 am

Colorado’s born and bred The String Cheese Incident has significantly elevated their concert experience since they began jamming together in 1993. Their first audiences were at the base of ski lifts in Telluride, Colorado; picking in exchange for a lift ticket for whoever was around to take notice.

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