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Heaviest Feather & Brass Mafia @ Latham Square

  • Latham Square Broadway + Telegraph @ 15th st Oakland (map)

We are closing out the 3rd Thursdays at Latham Square 2018 season celebrating Happy Born Day for the Bay Area’s favorite radio personality with soul - Sterling James

It promises to be a spooktacular evening of off the charts music, vendors selling unique, handmade items, a specialty drink in honor of Sterling, and most of all a community vibe. 

****Entertainment Lineup****

*** Jazz Mafia Heaviest Feather - bringing us a distinct sound rooted in its five brass instruments, mixing those organic sounds with heavy EDM, hip-hop, rock, and world music. Soulful vocals are often added on top, and it all comes together to create something fresh, eclectic, and genre-defying. Heaviest Feather recently premiered its “Tribute to the Ladies of Hip Hop” in January of 2018 in Jazz Mafia’s monthly Live Mixtape series. 

*** Brass Mafia - is a New Orleans/Bay Area fusion band, who puts a strong emphasis on heavy backbeats, creative improvisation and a unique mix of songs and arrangements. The Brass Mafia includes trombone, trumpet, saxes, drums and most importantly TUBA! But while the band is based on a 100-year-old tradition, the group’s sound incorporates music from many different decades and continents, playing a wide variety of originals and unexpected mashups, with frequent rapper and vocalists guests. 

*** Lady Fingaz - as a Dj, she mixes a variety of genres accompanied by an array of showstopping turntablism and live production this southern belle knows how to rock a party!" Lady Fingaz joined the collective Females Wit Funk, which features the top female turntablists from around the world.

*** Eat Play Events & Catering - serving refreshing and delicious beverages.
*** Old Kan Beer and Co. - local Oakland brewery
*** Kenny's Heart and Soul - Fast food soul food

Local merchants, community organizations, and artisans showcasing their products and services.

Thank you to the following sponsors for their contributions to the success of the 2018 3rd Thursdays at Latham Square series:
John Muir HealthVisit OaklandOakland Athletics, HP Investors, 
Main Street Launch, Carmel Partners, Junction Properties, 11 West Partners and Kapor Center.

Marketing Partners: Life Is Living and OAKHELLA

Earlier Event: October 14
Stand for the Redwoods Festival
Later Event: October 19
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