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Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Cover Band | Oakland

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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The Uptown Nightclub | 1928 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612

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First Friday Concert Series | Oakland

Every First Friday after Art Murmur in Oakland, The Uptown holds a free concert featuring local musicians and beyond covering indie rock, electronica, hip hop and everything in between.

There is no cover, doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at 9 pm.

The Uptown Nightclub is closed as of November 6, 2014.

Friday, May 2, 2014
The Pizza Underground | First Friday Concert Series | Oakland

Macaulay Culkin has a pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band, The Pizza Underground.

Not content to merely play the classics, Culkin’s anti-folk group has called themselves the Pizza Underground. As the name suggests, they re-imagine the VU catalogue and other Lou Reed songs… but all of the songs are about pizza.

This means we have not “I’m Waiting for the Man,” but rather “I’m Waiting for Delivery Man.” Not “Femme Fatale,” but “Pizza Gal.” The Pizza Underground dwells on sartorial choices not simply for “All Tomorrow’s Parties,” but ”All the Pizza Parties.” Culkin even offers a kazoo solo on “Take a Bite of the Wild Slice.”

Additional acts performing include The Frail, Toby Goodshank, Bam! Bam!, plus special guests.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, East Bay, Live Music, San FranFREEsco
Address: 1928 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612