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Top Tickets: July 18-24

This week, the East Bay sees concerts, performing and visual arts events, and a motorcycle competition.


Greg Adams and East Bay Soul

7/19 Yoshi’s in Oakland welcomes trumpeter and arranger Greg Adams and East Bay Soul, while on their 10th anniversary tour, for a performance of their signature blend of funk, jazz, R&B and soul. Adams is a founding member of hometown group Tower of Power. yoshis.com.



Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

7/20-8/4 Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre heads to Livermore’s Bankhead Theater to stage the popular biblical musical following Joseph, his coat of many colors, and his 11 brothers. Featuring the signature song “Any Dream Will Do,” this production comes on the heels of the musical’s 50th anniversary. lvpac.org.


Art Under the Oaks 2019


Art Under the Oaks 2019

7/20-7/21 Livermore’s Alden Lane Nursery hosts their 33rd festival, which offers local artwork (on exhibition and for sale), music, food, wine from Livermore makers, raffles, and various family activities. aldenlane.com.



Annual Lafayette Police Department Motorcycle Competition, Classic Car Show and Lamorinda Safety Fair

7/20 The Lafayette Police Department puts on a motorcycle riding competition at Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, with proceeds benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The event also promises more than 50 classic cars on view and the chance to see responder equipment firsthand. lafayettemotorcomp.com.


The Raconteurs will perform at Fox Theater


The Raconteurs

7/24 Jack White’s indie-rock supergroup, the Raconteurs, treat fans to a live show at Oakland’s Fox Theater following the June release of Help Us Stranger—the band’s new album and first record in more than a decade. An online ticket purchase includes a physical copy of the LP. thefoxoakland.com.


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