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Oaklandish Plaid Friday 2016!

Oaklandish Plaid Friday 2016!

Each year, the Friday after Thanksgiving is generally marketed as a flock-to-the-mall affair with insane lines deals. In the Town, we take a different approach and instead celebrate Plaid Friday, supporting local, independent retailers! On Friday, November 25th, the Oaklandish team is putting together some seriously exciting events. Since Plaid Friday emphasizes buying local and supporting […]

July First Friday Recap: Fever Charm

We’re a little late on this recap but last First Friday was a fun one! Oaklandish hosted Fever Charm, a genre-blending group with Oakland ties, for a second time in two years! With their music combining a timeless pop sensibility with California surfy-garage rock, its was a night full of chill vibes and cold brews. […]

July First Friday: Fever Charm

July First Friday: Fever Charm

As we soak up the first days of Summer in the beautiful Bay Area, we’re changing it up from our usual First Friday vibes and trying a something a little something different. This First Friday, we’re featuring Oakland’s very own Fever Charm, a band with a unique Rock/Indie-Pop crossover sound that matches the sunny California weather […]

First Friday Recap: Marty Grimes

Last Friday, we had the pleasure of hosting up-and-coming litty Bay Area rapper, Marty Grimes, at our Downtown Oaklandish store. Fans were lined up outside as early as 6:30 for a meet and greet with the rapper, as Grimes posed for photos and signed autographs for his eager fans. With Dion Decibels spinning and keeping the crowd […]

First Friday Recap: Track Panther

We were back at it this past Friday for a joint DJ session from Track Panthers. Good beer, skilled DJs, moodlights – it was LIT! In our first DJ-only event in quite some time, and eazeYOURmind and DJ Criddy set the bar high as soon as the 1s and 2s started spinning. The traffic started […]

Oaklandish 2015 Holiday Gift Boxes

Oaklandish 2015 Holiday Gift Boxes

The holiday season is generally seen as a time for giving. Although we are here to help you find gifts this holiday season, we are also committed to giving back to the community through something besides our merchandise. If you’re as terrible at wrapping gifts as we are, these gift boxes — complete with tissue paper […]

Goapele In-Store Meet & Greet

Goapele In-Store Meet & Greet

Oaklandish is proud to announce a holiday meet & greet with none other than Oakland icon Goapele! Born Goapele Mohlabane, Goapele has found herself on radio waves all around the world ever since her 2001 debut album Even Closer hit the shelves. Her smooth sounds often have a political and socially conscious bent, but what […]

Elhae Meet & Greet Recap

Good music. Good people. Good vibes. Our meet and greet with Elhae was a success, with folks coming out from all over the Bay to show love to Atlanta’s finest. Rehab Online Magazine’s Evangeline did her thing curating an intimate Q & A, and had everyone feeling good on their way out, knowing they had […]

Namorados Da Lua – Live @ Oaklandish First Friday

Namorados Da Lua – Live @ Oaklandish First Friday

Oaklandish and resident DJ supreme, Dion Decibels, are getting ready to bring another slammin’ First Friday party to our Downtown store at 1444 Broadway. October 3rd will see Oakland’s newest Brazilian Funk group, Namorados Da Lua, take the stage during our free monthly celebration from 7-10pm. With beer provided once more by Drake’s Brewing Co., […]
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