Live Music

Drakes Barrel House

SEPTEMBER

Fr.Sept.1
First Fridays w/ WEST GRAND BRASS BAND 4.oo-8.oo
West Grand Brass Band was formed in the summer of 2015 after marching together in the Carnival Parade in San Francisco’s Mission District with a samba dance troupe called “The Hot Pink Feathers”. After four open air band practices by Lake Merritt in Oakland (Saturdays 10-noon), the band was hired to play the Oakland Jazz festival at CSUEB on August 1st. West Grand BB plays a mixture of originals, traditional jazz, and modern covers.
https://www.facebook.com/pg/westgrandbrass

Sat.Sept.2
FLOWTILLA 2.oo-5.oo
Flowtilla play a sophisticated blend of psychedelic world groove jazz-funk: “The group takes a theme or a rhythm and they run with it. The guitar soars along over drummer Jan Jackson and bassist Ellen Schoenwetter’s driving grooves. Len, Ellen, and Jan all definitely have some serious playing ability.”
http://www.flowtilla.com

Sun.Sept.3
RYAN SCOTT LONG & FRIENDS 2.oo-5.oo
Oakland drummer Ryan Scott Long plays in an array of funk, jazz and hip-hop inspired ensembles throughout the East Bay.
http://www.ryanscottlong.net

Sat.Sept.9
JOE BAER MAGNANT GROUP 2.oo-5.oo
The Joe Baer Magnant Group is a folky and funky group with genre-bending sets, which consist of original compositions as well as interpretations of artists from Tom Waits to Chick Corea.
http://www.joebaermagnant.com

Sun.Sept.10
THE DELANEY PROJECT 2.oo-5.oo
Former ABLEsound frontman, bassist and composer Anthony Delaney comes down from the Sierra foothills to grace the Drakes stage with his latest funky soulful ensemble!
http://anthonyotisdelaney.com

Sat.Sept.16
AND THEN CAME HUMANS 2.oo-5.oo
Oakland drummer Ryan Scott Long plays in an array of funk, jazz and hip-hop inspired ensembles throughout the East Bay. Today, he is joined by guitarist Mike Sopko, a founding member of the bands ‘Glimpse Trio, and ‘Cascading Liquid Rainbows’, both groups feature original compositions by Sopko.
http://www.ryanscottlong.net — http://www.mikesopko.com

Sun.Sept.17
PLANET LOOP 2.oo-5.oo
Planet Loop is a unique trip not to be missed, as this local trio forges their unique brand of “electro-funk groove,” combining wild improvisation with the deep rhythms of world-beat, Latin, funk, and trance music.
http://www.planetloopmusic.com

Sat.Sept.23
POH SOON TENG TRIO 2.oo-5.oo
Poh Soon Teng is a percussionist/drummer in the San Francisco Bay Area, and his trio plays a democratic conversational style of improvised music, all styles with acoustic sounds and inventive takes on tunes.
http://www.pohsoonteng.com

Sun.Sept.24
MINIWATT STRING TRIO 2.oo-5.oo
Led by violinist John Ettinger, expect an eclectic musical journey from 1930s swing favorites, New Orleans-ified gypsy jazz, and 50s bebop with a few surprising detours through instantly recognizable 60s pop classics, and Marc Ribot tunes.
http://www.ettingermusic.com

Sat.Sept.30
CHARLES WHEAL BAND 2.oo-5.oo
Charles Wheal & his band play some of the highest quality traditional jazz-influenced blues and roots music on the scene today. In his live performances as well as his recordings, the authentic arrangements are delivered by seasoned performers, with passion and flawless musicianship.
http://www.charleswheal.com

Please contact music@drakesbrewing.com for booking inquiries.