Total Trash to Take Place This Weekend in “Breathtaking Oakland”

We’re extremely happy to report that the Total Trash hillbilly-rock festival, now in its fourth iteration, will take place in the usual sylvan settings. Weather forecasts predict idyllic conditions in Oakland this weekend (if you like fog, that is) as the lineup of roughly a dozen bands descends on the historic Continental Club this Friday, and Eli’s Mile High Club this Saturday. Maybe it’s a sign of the times that Oakland’s old-school blues digs are now the domain of punk power trios and “succulent corn-eating contests.” (Not kidding.) Either way, Total Trash founder and curator Marcos Ribak is pleased with the arrangement, and he’s highlighting’ the venues’ history in festival press materials. “This place is amazing!” Ribak hooted in a recent Facebook post, pointing out that Continental Club once hosted Bo Diddley, Jimi Hendrix, Marvin Gaye, and Otis Redding. He promises to trash it up.

Marcos Ribak of Rock ’n Roll Adventure Kids

  • Marcos Ribak of Rock ’n Roll Adventure Kids

Shannon and the Clams, Guantanamo Baywatch, Rock ’n Roll Adventure Kids, and Burnt Ones all perform. For a full schedule and details, click here.

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