Rhythm Cafe




Oakland’s Premier World Percussion Party!

All-Star Drummers LIVE and UNPLUGGED

Rhythm Cafe Culture:Friendly One Love Music Crowd and JAW-DROPPING BEATS.

If you love drums and percussion, the RHYTHM CAFE serves up mouth-watering rhythms and arrangements from Mali, Havana, Brazil, Oakland, Haiti and New Orleans LIVE and UNPLUGGED. Cross-cultural drums and percussion, scintillating solos and arrangements, tremendous energy.

Grammy-nominated Rhythm Cafe artists have included:

  • Javier Navarette (Aretha Franklin, Poncho Sanchez)
  • Edgardo Cambon (Carlos Santana, Eddie Palmieri)
  • Patricio Angulo (Fito Reynoso, LoCura)
  • Jeff Pierre (Afoutayi, Dance Party, Path of Light)
  • Ben Isaacs (Nabi Camara, Pangea)
  • Kiazi Malonga (Fua dia Congo)
  • Bobby Wallace (Bonnie Riatt, Margareth Menezes)
  • Wade Peterson (Rhythm Addicts, Marin Dance Theater)
  • John Santos (Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente)

RHYTHM CAFE performs in the Bay Area CA, the hotbed of Cross Collaboration and Culture