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Art & Soul Oakland 2012

Art & Soul Oakland Festival

Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

Art & Soul Oakland 2012

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Advance Adult - Saturday, August 4, 2012   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
Advance Senior or Youth Ticket - Saturday, August 4   more info Ended $5.00 $1.12
Advance Adult Ticket - Sunday, August 5, 2012   more info Ended $10.00 $1.24
Advance Senior or Youth Ticket - Sunday, August 5, 2012   more info Ended $5.00 $1.12

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Saturday, August 4 -- 2pm - Midnight
Sunday, August 5 -- Noon - 6pm

Join us for the
12th Annual Art & Soul Festival

Now in its 12th year of offering top-flight talent, food from all over the globe, hundreds of artisan booths and the largest family fun zone of any festival in the Bay Area, Art & Soul adds a late-night bash and cutting-edge art show to the festivities. Named among the top 12 “must-see summer festivals” in Northern California by the San Francisco Chronicle, Art & Soul Oakland 2012 goes boldly into the night on Saturday, with audio-video art installations and multimedia performances to accompany DJ Dyloot broadcasting from the rooftop of Oakland City Hall. 

Thanks to an expanded partnership with the East Bay Express, the festival will include new art elements, including:

de Young Artist Fellow & Artist-in-Residence Alumni
Ex’pression College for Digital Arts
American Steel
Black Rock Arts Foundation
Ken Harman of Spoke Art
The Crucible 
Illuminated Corridor with Oakland artist Suki O'Kane
Oakland Underground Film Festival
"200 Yards @ City Hall" Community Digital Photo Project

Long established as one of the top music festivals in the region, Art & Soul Oakland will again deliver nonstop music as diverse as the city itself, this year showcasing the Bay Area’s best talent in rock, R&B, jazz, soul, folk, E.D.M., punk, honky-tonk, metal, blues, gospel, world, and Latin. Also new this year is a stage dedicated to the region’s hottest youth rock bands.


50 Bands on Five Stages
Souls of Mischief
Lalah Hathaway
Lyrics Born
Blame Sally
Forrest Day
Sweet Talk Radio
Garrison Starr
Tia Carroll
Lady Bianca
Kellye Gray
Bay Area Blues Society stage
Edwin Hawkins Gospel stage
+ many more

Click here to view this year's dynamic lineup.


Easy to get to and fun for all

Take BART to 12th Street - City Center Station directly onto festival grounds

Free bike parking

Free parking at City Center West Garage, 12th Street @ MLK



Save $ by buying your tickets in advance here.

At Gate: $15 Adults; $8 Seniors (65+) and Youth (13-17)
Children 12 and under free


Art & Soul is brought to you by:


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East Bay Express logo


 Illuminated artwork at night
Photo of crowd at Art & Soul with peace sign girl
Exciting art installations light up downtown Oakland





























Have questions about Art & Soul Oakland 2012? Contact Art & Soul Oakland Festival

When & Where

Downtown Oakland
14th Street at Broadway
Oakland, CA

Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Art & Soul Oakland Festival

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Art & Soul Oakland 2012
Oakland, CA Events Festival

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