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Friday Nights at OMCA Featuring Afrocentric Oakland

May 12 from 5:00 pm 9:00 pm


Join us for live performances promoting family, community, culture and love! Celebrating its 14th year, Afrocentric Oakland is dedicated to building bridges across the African diaspora and improving the holistic wellness of the Black/African community in the Bay Area.

In addition, DJ Fanny Fathom will be providing music on the Amphitheater stage from 6 to 8 pm.

Program Schedule

5 pm –  Face painting by Bush Mama 

5–6 pm – DJ set by DJ K-La V

6 pm – Meditation by Akilah Burford

6:10–6:25 pm – Yoga Class by Rondy Isaac 

6:30–7:15 pm – Live music by Soul Mechanix 

7:15–7:35 pm – Afro Dance Class by Alicia 

7:35–8:30 pm – DJ set by DJ Aebl Dee

About Afrocentric Oakland

Afrocentric Oakland has been dedicated to strengthening community, building bridges across the African diaspora, and improving the wellness of Black/African people in Oakland and beyond for 13 years. Over 75,000 people have participated in Afrocentric Oakland’s culturally sustaining events and programs.

About Friday Nights:

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.


The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is committed to providing programs that are accessible, welcoming, and inclusive of our community. Assistive listening devices and wheelchairs 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.

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