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Upcoming Events


RHYTHM CAFE

Oakland’s Premier World Percussion Party!

All-Star Drummers LIVE and UNPLUGGED

Rhythm Cafe Culture: Delicious International Cuisine, Friendly One Love Music Crowd and JAW-DROPPING BEATS.

If you love drums and percussion, the Only-in-Oakland 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 include:

  • 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 Oakland, CA, the hotbed of Cross Collaboration and Culture


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UPCOMING RHYTHM CAFE PERFORMANCES

Join members of Oakland’s renowned Rhythm Cafe percussion ensemble for live percussion performances. Original compositions by the Bay Area’s top drummers and vocalists.

Rhythm Cafe…Where Culture Meets Creativity.

Saturdays: Sep 23, Oct 28, Nov 25, and Dec 23 at Bissap Oakland
Featuring Ben Isaacs, Javier Navarrette, Bobby Wallace, Patricio Angulo, Jesse Weber, and Valentino King McCoy.

Nightly Schedule
9:30-10:30pm: Live Percussion and Voice with the Rhythm Cafe Drummers
10:30-11pm: DJ spinning music from Brazil, Cuba, Africa and Oakland
11pm-11:30pm: Live High Energy Drum Hit with the Rhythm Cafe Drummers + Friends
11:30pm – 1am: DJ Dance

Bissap Baobab Senegalese Restaurant
381 15th Street
Oakland, CA
510-817-4722
Cover charge: $10

  • Located in resurgent and vitalized downtown Oakland
  • Lip-smacking West African food and One Love vibe
  • 9:30pm start time…come early for dinner, stay late for dancing!