Beats Antique at the Phil Tagami / City of Oakland -developed Fox Theater Oakland draws some interesting folks from far and wide. Take this group from an Instagram post under #Oakland, from Saturday night.
Got to catch up with some great friends and and hear the incredible @beatsantique in Oakland this weekend. Pretty awesome!! #oakland #Berkeley #siliconvalley #sanfrancisco #music #dance #burningman
But Who Or What Is Beats Antique?
Ok, who or what is Beats Antique? According to Wikipedia, Beats Antique was born in Oakland and is …
a U.S.-based experimental world fusion and electronic music group. Formed in 2007 in conjunction with producer Miles Copeland, the group has become noted for their mix of different genres as well as their live shows, which mix samples and heavy percussives with Tribal Fusion dance and performance art.
And even though the Wikipedia author mentions Oakland, California Institute of the Arts, where Beats Antique was created, is in Oakland, not San Francisco. So, Beats Antique is a child of Oakland.
As for the Burning Man reference, that comes from the Instagram post, but a little Google search revealed that Beats Antique regularly performed at Camp Question Mark at Burning Man. Watch…
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