Spirithaus Gallery proudly presents another magical curation. Omar (UK) vs Mark deClive-Lowe (LA) combine forces and deliver a two man show full of soulful classics and brand new live remixed songs. We are excited to host this historic performance at one of the Bay area’s premiere cultural art venues. Please join us for one, or either two sets (8pm & 10pm) on the evening of Monday, Aug. 19th, when Omar Lye-fook makes his first Oakland appearance in over 10years. Come be part of the "best by far"... Live at Spirithaus Gallery. $30 presale $40 at door…Tickets for these shows are likely to sell out as space is limited TIX AVAILABLE HERE:
Friday !!! South Africa 🇿🇦 is in the house!!! Check out this amazing POP-UP show to bring in the the Umoja Festival weekend. Please welcome as The Nonsemble :Jazz left of center, presents the amazingly talented Thandi Ntuli and Siya Makuzeni on their first ever Oakland appearance and stateside trip!!! These sisters will be performing two separate live sets of South African jazz , punk, broken beat , and Afro rhythms with instrumental accompaniment. Also spinning dance selections all night Daz-I-kue of the world famous Bugz in the Attic crew and Nina Sol of the Elements party ..... this one guaranteed to be fire. 🔥🔥🔥 .... tix on sale at door. tix on sale at door. $10… FREE ADMISSION WITH PROOF OF OMARvsMdCL TICKET.
Not much else needs to be said of the relationship that Rich Medina and Oakland share. But an authentic love for right vibes, music selections and body moving from the first drop of the needle. Make sure to bring in the summer with a proper turn up, when Rich blesses the Gallery with his first Spirithaus set. We are excited to host him and all of you as well. Tickets available on eventbrite.
Join us for an evening of amazing spiritual jazz as master vocalist Dwight Tribble and his ensemble share a live performance supporting his latest album release “Mothership”. Tribble’s credits include collaborations with the likes of Kamasi Washigton, Bobby Hutcherson, Oscar Brown jr, among others. Mothership is Tribble’s fifth album and features an all-star cast of talented musicians backing up the far out vocal ranges and visions of Tribble’s musical genius. The evening will also feature an opening DJ set by world music selector Carlos Niño and will surely be one for the ages. Tickets available at eventbrite.
Join us First Friday for an epic second installment of Vibration//The Live Experience: feat. Sol Developement , Mino Yancy , and Vadia, as they blast off with soulfully inspiring sets that are bound to raise the consciousness and frequencies in the room. Also we will be holding space for a special tribute to our fallen Son of Oakland drummer and student of life, Victor McElhaney. We are honored to greet the ancestors with a libation of musical offerings. Sound selections provided by DJ Nina Sol and vibes by you, the people. Not one to miss. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vibrationthe-live-experience-tickets-60145434614?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete
Join Kevin Allen + DJ Basta for the release of The Seed 05. This limited edition vinyl release is part of the Roots and Branches series. Small , handmade vinyl pressings of carefully curated collaborations with DJ Basta on the production and Kevin Allen on the vocals. Make sure to catch this exclusive event and be sure to cop a version of the wax while it is available. tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dj-basta-kevin-allen-seed-05-limited-edition-record-release-tickets-60136122762?aff=eand and also with a pre-order of the vinyl.
Come joint us for an exclusive evening of soulful newness and sound therapy as Shafiq Husayn blesses the stage and presents his latest release The LOOP. Live Dj set and artist meet and greet. Doors at 9pm free show. Live Jazz jam session to follow “theHANG”
Join us for an evening of Afro-Brazilian dance music and Caribbean Dance-hall selections by some of the most incredible international DJ’s on the west coast. Chief Boima x INTL BLK curates a body moving event feat. resident Dj’s Brandon Brown and Juan G, as well as some guests from the motherland Brazil also. TBA . Hosted by King Theo of Oaklands own Samba Funk!!!! Make sure to bring in the spring season with a healthy movement based evening and proper diaspora vibes in the house…Worldwide Underground. Tix available
Exclusive!!! Oakland ….don’t miss this night of top grade sounds catered by super producer Wajeed. Spirithaus Gallery is proud to host an evening of high powered music and soulful vibes in collaboration with Dj Nina Sol and 15 Utah, for an event that won’t be one to miss. With production contributions to various musical names including , Dwele, Slum Villiage, Platinum Pied Pipers, Tiny Hearts, Tiombe Lockhart , John Legend, and more; Wajeed’s modern dance tracks and hip hop foundation are a refreshing blend that will be sure to bang hard and move hearts through the best sound system in the east bay!! Make sure to pull up for this one. Limited tix available on eventbrite. https://waajeedoak.eventbrite.com
Come out for an evening of Boricuan culture. The opening reception and new works by artist Smokie Arce entitled Lonley Boricua : Taino Series honors the Indigenous culture and the Afro-caribbean blend that the enchanted island of Puerto Rico has to offer the world. As the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria passes , we are honored to continue the struggle of rebuilding and supporting our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico. We are taking this opportunity to continue the work locally, by presenting the art and culture of Puerto Rico as it resonates in the Bay Area. An Orisha ceremonial opening by Oya Nike will be followed by the music of Julius Melendez and his Taino “Latin” All-Stars. Also food provided by Boriqua Kitchen food truck. Partial proceeds go to rebuilding projects on the island. Come thru, Spirithaus Gallery 2217 Adeline st West Oakland. We Be Here!!!
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Last month Markus Prime made his Oakland debut appearance and exhibited new works. The people showed up and showed love, all pieces and prints sold and the Dj's rocked the night away. Markus was so juiced and blown away from all ,the support that he has decided to return to the Bay for a closing reception!!! He will be bringing new prints and producing some new original pieces which will be available that evening. If you missed the opening show and a chance to meet this prolific artist, please join us Sat. Sept. 22nd for another amazing mashup. Supporting musical contributer for the evening is none other than Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) who is a giant in his own right. With production credits for the likes of Erykah Badu, Bilal, Blu, and more as well as prolific solo efforts Shafiq will be blessing the Spirithaus stage with a DJ set of original music, mashups and magic!!! Also DJ Kream (Oakhella) will be taking the party out. Don't miss this chance to turn-up and get down with the greats for a sure shot event at one of the premiere underground venues of the eastbay. Spirithaus Gallery... We Be Here!!!
Tix available at : https://markus-prime-shafiq-husayn-oakland.eventbrite.com
Spirithaus Gallery and Colored Waves presents the Master Teacher Shafiq Husayn. Beat maestro, and visionary of the famed Sa-Ra Creative Partners who shares production credits with the likes of Erykah Badu, Bilal, Blu, and more, will be blessing the stage and sharing his musical works in collaboration and support of the Markus Prime closing reception art show. Come thru to Spirithaus Gallery for a special curation of magic, spirit and dynamic Black arts expression. 2217 Adeline st West Oakland. We Be Here!!!
tix available at : https://markus-prime-shafiq-husayn-oakland.eventbrite.com
Come thru Sat. Sept 1st for an intimate event with one of the master teachers of the spoken word, rhyme poetry and rap. Umar Bin Hassan of The Last Poet will be blessing the stage at Spirithaus Gallery with a solo set. Also contributing will be Bay Area and Dallas TX legend , pianist Walter Earl as well as Thomas Pridgen on drums with guests. An invite emcee cypher to follow will add the final touches to what is setting up to be a grand wordsmith event. Support acts include Leo Mercer Project and Najee Amaranth and The Oakland Mind. Please come support and witness a true statesmen of the Black Arts Movement and Black Liberation Movement, and revolutionary poetry, Umar Bin Hassan , the Last Poets. tix available at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/umar-bin-hassan-revolutionary-cypher-tickets-49631760933
Exclusive art showing/reception of new works by Markus Prime (@markus.effin.prime) with the legendary (UK) DJ crew Bugz in the Attic (@bugzintheattic, @orinafronaught & @dazikue) spinning broken beat, garage, house, soul, and funk all night long. Also support by Oaklands own resident spinstress, Nina Sol (@djninasol) and an extra special treat from world renouned drummer extraordinare Thomas Pridgen (@badassthomaspridgen)!!! This won't be one to miss. To all those asking the answer is YES!!! on so many levels, but specifically will Markus Prime be there? Yes... Come meet the artist , cop original pieces , signed prints , and pickup his highly anticipated "Shut Up and Color" adult coloring book!!! Spirithaus Gallery is proud to present another underground classic, make sure to get tix early as space will be limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/markus-prime-art-reception-w-bugz-in-the-attic-nina-sol-thomas-pridgen-tickets-48582749311
Come express and work through some of the pain and trauma that may be laying heavy on your hearts as we celebrate the life and Purpose of Nia Wilson. Spirithaus Gallery invites all families, ages, and walks of life to "say her name" and "draw her face" . We will be compiling all of the art made into a massive altar and eventually an installation piece for presentation in the community. It is up to us as her survivors to protect and cherish Black lives and move forward with momentum and a positive outlook beyond the fear. See you at Spirithaus Gallery at 2pm . Art supplies and refreshments provided . "We Be Here"
Weird Creative Men :Who Happen to be Black. An artist discussion with Umber Magazine contributers D. Scot Miller and Tre Johnson. Curated by Mike Nichols and hosted by tactile partner Spirithaus Gallery where we hold space for great things to open up. This event is in support of the release of Vol. 2 of Umber Magazine and the Black and Brown artists efforts that remain to be realized in reel time. Please come enjoy an intimate conversation, some wine and finger food and of course right vibes!!!
R&B Fridays every second Friday of the month are a special showcase event. Come thru and enjoy as the Bays Area’s top vocal talents come out to display their labors of love and song in a supportive environment and feel their music how it was meant to be felt. Backed by a live band, 47th Ave , HMTWNHERO + DJ Twelves present a wonderfully curated musical review where up and coming as well as featured artists are able to present their crafts, mix and mingle with their fans and network with potential business partners. Spirithaus Gallery supports the Black arts and music where WE define our own greatness and build it up to be a force worth recognizing. Come support your folks at R&B Fridays. Every second Friday. Doors at 9:30, performances start at 10pm.