[FREE] Sidewalk Sessions ft. Awesome Orchestra and Destiny Muhammad 4/26


Fri Apr 26 2024 at 05:00 pm to 09:00 pm


7th West | Oakland, CA

Sidewalk Sessions is a live series ft. vibrant local artists and performers in celebration of the rich creative legacy of 7th Street.
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Join us for Sidewalk Sessions on 7th Street brought to you by 7th West and 7th Street Thrives (A local coalition led by East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative, Esther's Orbit Room, Bay Area LISC, and Alliance for Community Development). This live performance series is all about celebrating the heart and soul of West Oakland through artistic performance, music, and a strong sense of community. We’re part of the Activate Oakland Event series, and we're all about showcasing the incredible local talent in a laid-back, fun atmosphere.

What’s on the Agenda?

  • Live Music and Performances: Kick back and enjoy live tunes and performances from a mix of local artists, musicians, comedians, choreographers and poets. Each session promises something different, so you’re in for a treat!
  • Community Vibes: Catch up on the latest happenings with community announcements from the 7th Street Thrives team. It’s all about bringing people together and building something positive.
  • Food and Shopping: Wander through our vendor stalls, grab a bite from the 7th West kitchen, or sip on something refreshing from the bar. It’s the perfect setup for a relaxed night out.
  • A Fresh Look at 7th Street: Join us in reimagining what 7th Street can be—a vibrant spot for meet-ups, creativity, and business. We’re all about celebrating this space and its potential.

Call to Action for Artists and Creatives:
Are you an artist, performer, DJ, choreographer, poet or creative looking to showcase your talent? Or perhaps you have unique items to sell as a vendor? Sidewalk Sessions is the perfect platform for you to shine! We’re calling on all local talent and entrepreneurs to sign up and be part of this vibrant community event. Whether you want to perform, share your art, or sell your goods, we’d love to have you. Let’s make 7th Street buzz with energy and creativity. Reach out to us to secure your spot and be a highlight of Sidewalk Sessions! Sign up!

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Why You Should Be Here:
Sidewalk Sessions is more than just an event—it’s a way to reconnect with the community, support local artists, and enjoy the simple pleasures of good company and good vibes. We believe in making 7th Street a bustling hub where everyone feels welcome and inspired.

Let’s Get Together:
Ready for a good time? Sidewalk Sessions on 7th Street is where it’s at. Bring your friends, your family, or just yourself, and be part of the community spirit. It’s about making connections, enjoying the arts, and just having a great night out.

7th Street Thrives:

7th Street Thrives is a community collective working to rejuvenate 7th Street as a black business, arts, and cultural district, and honor its rich legacy. This will be accomplished by supporting the sustained activation of underutilized commercial space, providing business technical assistance to Black and People of Color businesses, and reviving the community character of the 7th Street corridor through local event activations and community outings. Learn more at

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Performance Line Up for Friday, April 26, 2024

  • Destiny Muhammad - Destiny Muhammad is masterful, exploratory musician that builds on the legacy of pioneering Jazz Harpist like Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane.

  • Awesome Orchestra Collective - Awesöme Orchestra Collective brings together Bay Area music-lovers for orchestral adventures. Their vision is to create a new model for orchestras to represent, serve, and inspire their communities. Their mission is to make awesome orchestral adventures accessible to players and the public.

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Where is it happening?

7th West, 1255 7th Street, Oakland, United States

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