ART AND SOUL TO TAKE PLACE NEXT WEEKEND
The festival that launched downtown Oakland's transformation as the Bay Area's hottest dining and arts scene, Art & Soul Oakland will sizzle this year with two art- and music-packed days featuring live jazz, rock, gospel, E.D.M., punk, honky-tonk, metal, world, Latin, folk, R&B, and blues music performed by national recording artists and top local talent.
This year's event also features late-night hours on Saturday; epic scales of art installations, film projections, and light-based art from local artists including de Young Museum artist fellows and artist-in-residence alumni, American Steel, and others; hundreds of artisan booths; gourmet global cuisine and mobile food trucks; and for kids, carnival rides, music, art activities and costumed characters.
Easy to get to and fun for all, the 12th annual Art & Soul Oakland offers direct access via public transit in addition to free parking for cars and bikes.
New expanded hours for 2012!
Saturday, August 4: 2pm to Midnight
Sunday, August 5: Noon to 6pm
Entrance gates close 1/2 hour before close of festival
Same great value! Ticket prices will be:
Advance online: $10 adults; $5 seniors (65 and older) & youth (13-17)
At the Gate: $15 adults; $8 seniors & youth
Children 12 & under enjoy free admission
To learn more about this year's exciting musical lineup, please visit the lineup page.