Friday, June 14, 2013

City of Oakland Hosts DADS & JAZZ Concert at Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate- This SUNDAY

Featuring Ric Alexander & Leah Tysee

 
City of Oakland Parks and Recreation (OPR) invites you to a special Father’s Day concert honoring fathers on June 16, 2013 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm at the Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, located at 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA.
 

The concert will feature Ric Alexander. He has been nominated as “Best Jazz Musician” for an East Bay Area Music Award. He recently performed at six sold out shows at Yoshi’s. Ric comes with a profile of shared stage with various well known artists such as Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, Dave Koz, Shirley Ceasar, Edwin and Walter Hawkins, Ledisi, Goapele, Tony Toni Ton’e, Shiela E. and a host of others.

Ric will be joined by Leah Tysee whose debut album, 'Real Good Fire' was released in 2007 and features the song "You Don't Scare Me" which won Billboard's Best R&B/Blues Song of 2007 award.

 “This jazz series is to honor and celebrate fathers and to encourage a healthy active and fit lifestyle. It will be a day to not only honor fathers, but honor all men who have acted as father-figures, step-fathers, uncles, grandfathers, or Big Brothers. Every one will be able to enjoy great music, food, drinks, vendors and a free tour of the Mansion,” says Deborah F. Cooper, DHHE Estate Manager.

This program is held in partnership with East Oakland Sports Center, Lake Chabot Golf Course; and Get Blue 4 Life.
 
For Tickets: $20 Adults and $10 for children aged 12 years and under, available by visiting www.dunsmuir-hellman.com or calling 510-238-3052.

 

 

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