"Oakland’s most exciting New Year’s Eve party"!

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Kahil El'Zabar

The history and depth between these master players represents the highest level of performance stemming from the 20th into the 21st century. The new EHE is music endowed with an authentic pedigree that urges to push the boundaries of creative music into the soulful heart of fresh expression! 

 
 
 

The history and depth between these master players represents the highest level of performance stemming from the 20th into the 21st century. The new EHE is music endowed with an authentic pedigree that urges to push the boundaries of creative music into the soulful heart of fresh expression! After 43 plus years of eventful music making, the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble is still reinventing itself while forging innovative pathways upon the African American musical pantheon.

Kahil El'Zabar, percussion
(Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Cannonball Adderley, Paul Simon)

Corey Wilkes, trumpet
(Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, James Moody, Kurt Elling, Greg Osby, Roscoe Mitchell, Osunladé, Harry)

Fareed Haque, guitar
(Dave Holland, Sting, Joe Zawinul, Cassandra Wilson, Kurt Elling, Ramsey Lewis, Nigel Kennedy,)

Alex Harding, baritone saxophone
(Aretha Franklin, Muhal Richard Abrams, Lester Bowie, Sun Ra Arkestra, Roy Hargrove)


 
 
 

Performance Only
10:15 – 2AM | $60+

Dinner & Performance
7PM  8PM  | $150

 
 

Dinner includes the The Coup & New Ethnic Heritage Ensemble performances + La Pelanga dance party! The 8PM seating keeps the table for the night. Free parking available while available in lot next to Starline Social Club!

 

"Compared to fancy hotel and club parties happening in San Francisco, OAKNYE's tasteful events are uber-affordable and will likely have a more enjoyable, intimate vibe." – East Bay Express 2017 | 2016 | 2015


 

– Amuse –

Ahi tuna crudo w/ pan di mie crostini & fried shallots
or
Tempura fried broccoli w/ Bellwether Farms ricotta & togarashi

 

– 1st course –

Little gems w/ bacon, bleu cheese, and radishes -

Seared gulf white prawns w/ brokaw farms avocado, kiwi kosho & cilantro

Oysters w/ hoxie rosé mignonette

– 2nd course –

Seared scallops w/ butternut squash, pumpkin seeds & pomegranate

Roasted mushroom risotto w/ grana

Grilled filet mignon w/ roasted garlic mashed potatoes & onion rings

 

– 3rd course –

Cheese plate w/ candied walnuts & marinated cherries

Ici ice cream w/ pie or olive oil cake