We cordially invite you to the 4th Annual Eastlake Music Festival (EMF) on Lake Merritt in sunny Oakland, California. May 27, 2017 [1-9pm]. We’re a FREE, music and cultural arts festival for ALL AGES and present a thrilling sampling of independent music, art, dance, handcrafted micro-brews and hand prepared delicacies.
KNOW THE RULES OF THE LAKE! (see below)
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We are expecting a great turnout and will be doing our best making the festival flow smoothly and safely.
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Understand the multi-cutural, grassroots nature of the event, so we can continue to gather in this unique setting on Lake Merritt for years to come.
Saturday – May 27, 2017
Lake Merritt, Oakland – California
FREE (All Ages)
Lake Merritt Amphitheater: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
*Lake Merritt Amphitheater Stage*
Inter-tribal Friendship House All Nations Singers
*Henry J. Stage*
DANCE-A-VISION Dance Showcase
DJ Marselus Cayton
New! Thizzler on the Roof – High School HeatCheck Winner showcase!
Important Rules of the Festival – [SPREAD THE WORD!]
**PETS are OK.!
**CHILDREN are even more OK!
**Please use port-a-potties, OMCA facilities or City of Oakland bathrooms.
**No smoking in the amphitheater.
**No bbq in the amphitheater. BBQ in Parking Lot OK!
**Zero Waste. Pack out what you pack in!
**Respect the flora and fauna, Lake Merritt is America’s very first WILDLIFE REFUGE! [Yes, google it.]
PLEASE RESPECT THE PLANTS AND ANIMALS, AND PLEASE RESPECT THE TIME AND EFFORT CITY OF OAKLAND EMPLOYEES WHO KEEP OUR CITY CLEAN, BEAUTIFUL AND RADIANT WITH THEIR SUPERB LANDSCAPING, GARDENING AND WASTE MANAGEMENT.
Please help us spread awareness, appreciation and responsibility for this beautiful, outdoor public space.
AC Transit Bus lines 18, 14, 26, 1, 1R pass through the amphitheater and conveniently stop nearby.
Lake Merritt Bart Station will be closed on Memorial Day weekend. Please use 12th St or 17th St Bart Stations in Downtown Oakland.
Despite the BART closure, street parking will be available in and around the Lake Merritt Bart Station, Peralta College and Lake Merritt Blvd.
Please use the compost and recycling bins in the park set up by Green Mary and color coded for convenience. Please refrain from using any disposable plastic or other harmful items in your picnic. Let’s keep it green and clean!
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