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18th Annual Malcolm X JazzArts Festival | Oakland

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Saturday, May 19, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE
San Antonio Park | 18th Ave. and Foothill Blvd, Oakland, CA


The Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival is back in Oakland’s San Antonio Park to celebrate the legacy of Malcolm X with three stages of live music, dance battlesgraffiti arts, spoken word, a vendors corner, food and more at this free jazz festival in the park.

2018 Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival
Saturday, May 19, 2018 | Noon to 7 pm
San Antonio Park, 18th Ave and Foothill Blvd., Oakland
FREE

Celebrate jazz and its roots and future in Black communities. This year’s line up features some of the best and the brightest; the most promising; the legendary; some new on the scene; some who have years of knowledge and grace.

Jazz Stage:

  • Federick Douglass Youth Ensemble of the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music (OPC)
  • Tahree Amir
  • Jennifer Johns
  • Howard Wiley Quartet

Katherine Dunham Dance Stage:

  • Girl Project
  • Dana Fitchett
  • Chris Babingui
  • SambaFunk Funkquarians w/ King Theo

Dream Courts:

  • A Special Tribute to Pam the Funkstress at the Graffiti Court
  • Black Book Battles with TDK
  • Stencil Workshop with Nancypili
  • Lino Printing with Amor Eterno
  • Youth Walls (first come, first serve)
  • Live Painting with Special Guest
  • Sol Development
  • Melissa Jones
  • DC dj
  • Illa
  • Surprise Guest Performances

Javad Jahi Stage Poets:

  • Tanea Lunsford Lynx
  • Thea Matthews
  • Tureeda Mickell
  • A’aron Heard
  • QR Hand

DJs:

  • aebldee
  • LadyRyan

And many of your favorite local artists, artisans and food vendors and updates on the East Oakland Black Cultural Zone (BCZ)


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, East Bay, Fairs & Festivals, Jazzed Up, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, Music Festivals
Address: 18th Ave. and Foothill Blvd, Oakland, CA
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