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Oakland Museum of CA’s Free Outdoor Lunchtime Concerts (Every Saturday)

Every Saturday
Saturday, January 22, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Oakland Museum of California | 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA


Oakland Museum of CA’s Free Outdoor Lunchtime Concerts (Every Saturday)

Every Saturday from January–March, we invite you to gather on campus for our new free program series “Lunchtime Sessions: Music, Dance, and Storytelling.” Grab your favorite picnic blanket, bring your lunch, and join us as we come together to delight in the joy of live performance outside on our 10th Street Amphitheater (near the Koi Pond on the Lower Level).

Lunchtime Sessions
Every Saturday at noon
10th Street Amphitheater*, Oakland Museum of California
FREE

* Please note: For the duration of the rainy, winter season, Lunchtime Sessions will be held at the 10th Street Amphitheater, not in the Garden. We plan to resume hosting Lunchtime Sessions in the Garden sometime in spring 2022. In the event of rain, this event will be canceled.

Bring your lunch to OMCA’s recently-launched program, Lunchtime Sessions. Held for free every Saturday starting at noon, visitors are invited to come together and enjoy a range of live performances at OMCA’s 10th Street Amphitheater. Lunchtime Sessions are free and open to the public; tickets and reservations are not required. In the event of rain, this event will be canceled.

Lunchtime Sessions are free and open to the public; tickets and reservations are not required. Food and beverages are not included. In order to maintain safety for all guests and staff, capacity may be limited. Please review our COVID-19 Health and Safety Information in advance of your visit. We encourage you to bring your own lunch and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy.

January 2022 Performances

Saturday, January 15
12 pm
The Oakland Eastside All-Star Ensemble

The Oakland Eastside All-Star Ensemble (OEASE) is a big band co-founded in East Oakland during the summer of 2012 by Ms. Helena Moss- Jack. Hailing from OUSD and charter middle schools and high schools, OEASE is comprised of Oakland’s new wave of community leaders young musician-scholars.

The Ensemble is a ten-month, pre-college and pre-professional instrumental music and leadership fellowship program, an advanced training that offers a high performing group of responsible students the time and individual attention necessary to gain an unparalleled standard of scholarship, musical ability, discipline and respect for their craft.

Saturday, January 22
12 pm

Information on the performer coming soon.

Saturday, January 29
12 pm
Landa Lakes Two-Spirit Storytime

Landa Lakes is a Chickasaw writer, musician, activist and artist. As drag persona Landa Lakes, in 2005, she founded drag performance groups in San Francisco including the Two-Spirit Native American drag troupe, the Brush Arbor Gurlz, and the creative and campy House of Glitter. She is also the Westcoast Mother of the Vogue House of Lauren, International, and is the recipient of the national pageant title Jewel of the Galaxy.

Performances are subject to change.

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.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person, Live Music
Address: 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA

Saturday, January 22, 2022

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9:30 am   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 am   Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 am   Lower Nob Hill Cleanup  FREE*
*Register at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
10:00 am   Hayes Valley Community Cleanup  FREE*
*https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
10:00 am   Bayview Hill Cleanup  FREE*
*Register for free at https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/430723/
10:00 am   Outer Mission/Cayuga Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up at https://forms.gle/TdSM6vANtyB1KwRMA
10:00 am   San Francisco City Jobs Fair 2022 (Bayview Park)  FREE
10:00 am   Bavyiew Park & Playground Reopening + Free Swim Day (SF)  FREE
10:00 am   Guided Orchard Walk at Los Altos History Museum  FREE
11:00 am   Drop-in Bike Clinic (Mountain View)  FREE
11:00 am   SF’s Mobile Rec Center for Kids w/ BMX Ramps & Skateboarding (Jan. 15 – Mar. 5)  FREE*
*Free for kids
11:00 am   Minecraft Tour of SF’s Chinatown Alleyways for Lunar New Year (2022)  FREE*
*RSVP
11:30 am   “Saturday Sounds” Rooftop Folk Concert at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free and open to the public
12:00 pm   SF’s “The City Canvas” Mural Festival + Night Market at Pier 70 (Jan. 22-30)  FREE*
*RSVP Required. Reservations are limited and we anticipate this event will sell out. Admission is FREE with a suggested donation of $10.
12:00 pm   Oakland Museum of CA’s Free Outdoor Lunchtime Concerts (Every Saturday)  FREE
12:30 pm   “Break the Chains” Pro-Choice Protest at Powell & Market (SF)  FREE*
*No cost at all.
1:00 pm   Indian Spring “Basant” Kite Festival in Golden Gate Park (SF)  $5*
*$5 donation. All proceeds go towards COVID relief efforts
2:00 pm   Sour Cherry Comics Pop Up at Milk SF  FREE
2:00 pm   Titans of Comedy at Atlas  FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items
2:00 pm   Free Single Malt Whisky Tasting (Pacifica)  FREE
2:00 pm   Titans of Comedy at Atlas  FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items
2:30 pm   “Essence” Contemporary View of Nature by Two CA Artists (Alameda)  FREE
3:00 pm   Bernal Chess Day  FREE*
*Please support the venue by buying something to eat, drink, or take home for later.
5:00 pm   SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (5p , 7p + 9p Shows)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - There is a two drink minimum
6:30 pm   FREE Tix: Downtown SF’s Brand New Speakeasy Comedy Night  FREE*
*Free tickets for first 100
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*Use promo code FUNCHEAP for limited $10 tickets (normally $15.
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*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Saturday Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s Secret Speakeasy Winter Comedy Night  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
10:00 pm   “Speechless Live” w/ Surprise Broadway Guests (SF)  $18*
*Normally $20, use promo code SPEECH10 for 10% off tickets.
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
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