Oakland PopfestOakland Popfest is the antidote to Outside Lands.

Monday, August 14

Cool Ghouls, Tracy Bryant, Marbled Eye @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
We have pages and pages devoted to Cool Ghouls, and a growing number on Marbled Eye. Sounds like our kind of show.

The Weepies, Completely ACoustic and Totally Alone @ Great American Music Hall
It’s exactly what it says it is.

2 Chainz @ The Fox Theater
Place your bets on whether he brings the wheelchair.

Tuesday, August 15

Willie Nelson, Kacey Musgraves @ Mountain Winery
The past and future of outlaw country grace the Mountain Winery.

Gordi @ Cafe du Nord
Don’t let her oft-cited association with Justin Vernon fool you — the astoundingly young Gordi has talent to spare that’s all her own.

Mosaics, Locus Pocus @ Bottom of the Hill
All-local bill, all-around good time.

One OK Rock @ City National Civic
They’re big in Japan…literally.

Wednesday, August 16

Washed Out @ The Fox Theater
Lots of entries for this giveaway…could you be the winner?

Unlikely Heroes @ Bottom of the Hill
Hip-hop/punk fusion like you’ve never heard before.

Thursday, August 17

Drink Steam with Rexx Life Raj and Rayana Jay @ Rickshaw Stop
Hosted by local beer giant Anchor Steam, two of the Bay’s hottest stars headline Rickshaw.

Equipto @ Elbo Room
Socially conscious, locally loved rapper Equipto is here to liven up your Thursday night.

Oakland Popfest Night One @ The Golden Bull
Invest in Oakland this weekend for a quality music festival, starring Colleen Green, Dressy Bessy, Terry Malts and more.