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“Pete Escovedo Day” Celebration | Oakland

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Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to the public.

Latham Square | Telegraph and Broadway, Oakland, CA

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On Thursday, October 17, Mayor Libby Schaaf will proclaim “Pete Escovedo Day” in the City of Oakland. The proclamation will be given out during the 3rd Thursday at Latham Square event, a family friendly concert series that runs every Thursday from May until October. This event series is sponsored by Oakland Central.

  • 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm – Opening Performance – The Jamming Nachos
  • 6 pm – 7:30 pm – Pete Escovedo and his Latin Jazz Orchestra performance
  • 6:45 pm – Mayoral Proclamation by Libby Schaaf

The event will celebrate the life and art of 84 year-old  Pete Escovedo, an Oakland-raised musician who currently resides in Los Angeles. In addition to being a world-renowned musician, Escovedo is also an accomplished painter and recently published his memoir, My Life In The Key of E. He is also the father to Grammy nominated musician, Shelia E and raised a family of notable musicians in the Oakland community. Mr. E, as he is often called, toured with Santana from 1967-1970 and has shared the stage with such notables as Herbie Hancock, Woody Herman, Cal Tjader, and Tito Puente, among many others.

Escovedo will be joined by his 10-piece Latin Jazz Orchestra and will play a 90-minute live music set from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

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*
*Free and open to the public.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Live Music, Theater & Performance
Address: Telegraph and Broadway, Oakland, CA