Fresh off their SXSW appearance, and a successful show at the Echoplex in LA, the Grammy-nominated duo Los Rakas (Raka Rich and Raka Dun) are back in the Bay to celebrate the former’s birthday at one of their favorite music venues in Oakland, The New Parish. If you have never been to a Raka Party, expect a night of nonstop dancing with some of Los Rakas’ biggest fans, and the curious newcomers getting in to the Panamanian duo for the first time. This Raka Party is the perfect kick-off to your Easter festivities, get your dancing shoes on, stay local and party the night away.
Friday, April 14, 9pm, $10 in advanced, $20 at the door, 18+. 1743 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, TheNewParish.com.
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