7th and Broadway
Oakland, California

On August 22 and 23rd, the streets of Oakland Chinatown will closed off and filled with the sounds of lion dancing and live music, as the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce presents 22nd Annual Chinatown StreetFest. Among the attractions will be booths featuring unique Asian crafts and products, hands-on activities and demonstrations, youth area with rides and games, food and beverage court, live music and cultural entertainment.

Popular Stage Schedule

Saturday, August 22
12noon – 1:30PM Fast Times (80’s Rock)
2:00PM – 3:30PM Rocksteady (No Doubt Tribute Band)
4:00PM – 5:30PM Uptones (Ska)

Sunday, August 23
12noon – 1:30PM Pulse (Neo-Soul/R&B/Rock)
2:00PM – 3:30PM Los Mocosos (Latin/Funk/Rock)
4:00PM – 5:30PM D.E. Chung Sextet (Smooth Jazz)

Cultural Stage Schedule

Saturday, August 22
10:00 - 11:00 AYSC Lion Dance and Modern Dancers
11:05 - 11:35 Halau Makana (Hawaiian & Polynesian dancing)
11:40 - 12:10 Hiyas Philippine Folk Dance Company
12:15 - 1:00 Opening Ceremonies
1:00 - 1:45 Leung's White Crane Lion Dance
1:50 - 2:35 China's Spirit Music Ensemble (traditional Chinese music)
2:40 - 3:30 Gen Taiko
3:35 - 4:30 Purple Silk Music Foundation - Great Wall Youth Orchestra (Youth Chinese Orchestra)
4:35 - 5:00 U.S. Shaolin Kung Fu (martial arts demonstration)

Sunday, August 23
10:00 - 10:30 Chinese Community United Methodist Church Choir
10:30 - 11:00 Ben's Shaolin Kung Fu Lion Dance Team (lion dance and martial arts)
11:00 - 12:00 Sing Tao Radio Presents... various Chinese cultural performances
12:05 - 12:55 San Francisco Gu Zhen Music Society – Six Golden Flowers (traditional Chinese music)
1:00 - 2:00 Dan Chan The Magic Man
2:05 - 2:50 Tehani Dance Studio (youth Hawaiian dancers)
2:55 - 3:25 Advance Day Care Center (Children's group performances)
3:30 - 4:15 KaUaTuahine Polynesian Dance Company

Festival attendees are encouraged to BART. Exit at the 12th Street Oakland station and walk up to 11th Street. Walk down Broadway towards 9th Street until you see the Streetfest. The festival spans 7th Street to 11th Street and from Broadway to Harrison Street.

Official Website: http://www.oaklandchinatownstreetfest.com/

Added by Oakland Chinatown StreetFest on August 11, 2009