The A-List of Bay Area Counterculture
This week, The Music Connection turned their attention to the 10th annual Oakland Art and Soul Festival which is taking place this weekend in Downtown Oakland. Friday, August 20th guest was Founder & Executive Producer of Art & Soul, Samee Roberts. The festival was founded in 2000 and is presented by the City of Oakland. This year’s line up is a mix of R& B, Soul, Gospel, Rock and Jazz, featuring an all star Oakland roster: MC Hammer, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E, Mo Rockin Project, Tony Toni Tone, En Vogue, John Santos, the Kev Choice Ensemble and much more.
The Music Connection is the KPFA’s Morning Show weekly music series devoted to all things music with a strong emphasis on the local music scene. KPFA’s Morning Show is hosted by Brian Edwards Tiekert and Aimee Allison and is produced by Esther Manilla.