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Friday Nights at OMCA: Afrobeats Oakland Friday Night Takeover featuring emcee Christina Alexandria, live music by Seyi Sax and Matias, dance lessons with  Danaite, DJs  Juan G, Koko and TieDye Trippin

July 28 from 5:00 pm 9:00 pm


Afrobeats Oakland is taking over the OMCA for one evening and showcasing various elements of African pop culture. Each corner of the Museum will be activated, highlighting live street music performances, a two–hour dance class focused on the most popular dance moves trending across the continent, and a live performance by Afrobeats Oakland’s DJs in the garden. People of all ages are invited to participate and enjoy this taste of  the biggest musical movement in the world.

Program Schedule:

5-6 pm TieDye, Trippin,  Garden Stage
6-7 pm KoKo, Garden Stage
6-7 pm Seyi Sax,  Oak Street Plaza
6-7 pm Danaite’s Dance Class 1:Intro to Steps, Amphitheater
7-8 pm TieDye Trippin and Danaite’s Dance Class 2: Steps to music, Amphitheater
7-8 pm Juan G with Matias and Seyi Sax (Live Performance), Garden Stage
8-9 pm KoKo, Garden Stage

Learn about our accessibility options.

Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is committed to providing programs that are accessible, welcoming, and inclusive of our community. Wheelchairs, sensory inclusive devices, and additional amenities are available for checkout on a first come, first served basis at the Ticketing Desk. To request other accommodations, like American Sign Language (ASL), Cantonese, Spanish or another language interpreter, please email [email protected] at least three weeks before the event.

About Friday Nights at OMCA with Off The Grid

Reconnect with family, friends, and community at OMCA every Friday night. These free events provide a gathering place to come together each week, including live music, hands-on activities, and Off the Grid food trucks. Take advantage of late-night access to our galleries and special exhibitions with a Museum ticket.

Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid is proudly supported by Bank of America.