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Feb 11 2014 12:00AM

Elevate Oakland - Supporting Music in Oakland's Public Schools

The beautiful and talented, Sheila E., an Oakland native hosted an all-star benefit concert to raise money for music and arts programs in her hometown’s public schools. Elevate Oakland’s first annual benefit concert, which took place at the Fox Theatre on Feb. 8th. Featured sets included Michael Franti and members of Spearhead, Oscar nominee Judith Hill, Grammy winning Latin rock act Ozomatli, Oakland R&B singer Goapele, former Michael Jackson guitarist Orianthi and Kev Choice and Future Oakland Trio. The crowd was energizing, the musical talent excellent and the young musicians inspiring. What a fantastic event to support Oakland's public school students.

To learn more about Elevate Oakland and its partnership with 51Oakland click on the image to the left.

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