371 13th Street, Oakland, CA, US, 94612
- Phone: (510) 279-1700
- Fax: (510) 279-1701
Grand-Live is a great addition to downtown Oakland’s cultural scene. Located on Broadway, this concert hall is nestled in a three story building called The Venue, an eclectic space dedicated to performing arts. Its design and vibe exudes a 1920s nostalgic charm. It features a spacious dance floor sprawling across 2,000 square feet (185 square meters), an exclusive VIP lounge and a well-stocked bar, and can accommodate up to 600 guests.
Located in the middle of Downtown Theater District is a multifaceted entertainment hub. Spanning across 24,000 square feet (2229.67 square meters) Venue Oakland features three floors with four unique spaces that has made it a popular destination. 510 Spokes is for all the cycling enthusiasts with parking and repair facilities while Blend is a juice bar. Vinyl is a funky restaurant and lounge, and Grand-Live is used for live music, fashion shows, comedy nights and media films. No matter whichever venue you choose to go, you will find this place always buzzing with something or the other.
Cafe Van Kleef is located right in the heart of Oakland's Uptown neighborhood. The theme of Van Kleef is stuff. Stuff everywhere, giving this comfortable bar a quirky, kitschy and fun atmosphere. The specialty at Van Kleef's is their Greyhound, which is simply vodka and grapefruit juice, which you can watch them squeezing fresh at almost any given point during any night. The bar also hosts live music several nights out of the week. Certain nights come with a cover charge so contact them for more information.
The Fox Theater in Oakland is a one-of-a-kind live entertainment venue that has been packing in cinema and music lovers since 1928. Originally a movie theater and theater, the venue switched to being primarily a cinema until 1966 when it finally closed its doors along with several other businesses in downtown Oakland. It was nearly demolished after it had been vacant for some time; however, the Fox Theater avoided demolition when it was declared an Oakland City Landmark. The venue reopened in February 2009 as a concert hall and music venue; it has a complete re-imagined decor with giant golden Buddhas and Middle Eastern architecture. The venue is general admission (standing room) on the ground level and stadium seating on the upper levels.
The California Ballroom in Oakland is a great place to get together with friends or host a family event. They offer well designed packages that will meet all your event needs. If you are looking for a place to arrange a business meeting or a conference, California Ballroom will fit the bill perfectly. You can't go wrong if you go ahead and plan your event here.
If music is your passion, make sure that you check out The New Parish. This concert hall and events space has achieved fame with the performances of the great music groups like Sarah Guthrie and Johnny Irion and The Stone Foxes. The place boasts of fantastic sound and stage technology that has made this venue a favorite of the event organizers and performers alike. To find the schedule of the performances and get tickets, check the website.