SEPTEMBER 4-13 2014

When: September 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609, USA

North Oakland’s FIRST FRIDAY SQUARE DANCE is a raucous monthly hoedown featuring traditional Appalachian square dancing and live music inside a storefront Marxist library on the Berkeley-Oakland border. Now it in its fifth year, this intimate, rowdy, neighborhood dance is led by caller Jordan Ruyle with raw mountain music by Read more…

When: September 11, 2014 @ 9:30 pm – September 12, 2014 @ 1:00 am
Where: The Legionnaire Saloon, 2272 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

ELECTRIC STRAWBERRY is an Oakland-based eclectic, kinetic rock band combining electric energy and passionate stage performance making this band a must-see on any indie list. THE GREGORS are a four-piece rock and roll/pop band based out of Oakland whose collective love for 60s pop and garage rock music form their Read more…

When: August 13, 2014 – September 1, 2014 all-day

Three choices! But every VIP Badge includes: Free entry to all 2014 MCO shows Admission to the invite-only Pre-Festival Media Reception Sept. 4 at Pacific Coast Brewing featuring performances by Luke Sweeney, Tele Novella and Olivia Mancini 2014 Commemorative Poster by Bay Area artist & musician, Misisipi Mike Wolf. 2014 Commemorative Badge Its got Read more…

tele novella
When: September 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Pacific Coast Brewing, 930 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607, USA

Music & Passion are always in fashion here… It’s a very special and exclusive preview event for the 2014 MCO at one of our core venue partners, Pacific Coast Brewing, the night before everything begins on First Friday. Media, MCO artists & organizers, and VIP Badge Holders are invited to Read more…

When: September 7, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: SideQuest Gallery, 314 15th Street, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

Join some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest writers for an enchanting evening of storytelling, poetry, and spoken word at Oakland’s beloved SideQuest Gallery. Featuring: THE BAY AREA BRIT – Humo(u)rist http://www.TheBayAreaBrit.com/ British writer and award-winning cartoonist Matty Stone, author of “The Americanization of Poe Ogdred”, has performed readings Read more…

When: September 7, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Pacific Coast Brewing, 906 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607, USA

Lazy Sunday Americana at PCB Eight Belles The Sean McArdle Band Billy Manzik Laura Benitez & The Heartache Three Times Bad

When: September 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Telegraph Avenue & 23rd Street, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

Oakland Indie Mayhem & MCO Present:   French Cassettes Emily Mouldy Yassou Benedict at the corner of 23rd Street & Telegraph FREE 5PM ALL AGES    

When: September 6, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Washington Street (between 9th & 10th), 10th Street & Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607, USA

The Old Oakland Block Party Free & All Ages Fun! Bart Davenport The Blank Tapes B. Hamilton Deep Ellum Scary Little Friends Foxtails Brigade Mount Whateverest Easy Living Super Natural

When: September 12, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – September 13, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: The Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705, USA
When: September 13, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – September 14, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: The Night Light, 311 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
When: September 10, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – September 11, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: The Legionnaire Saloon, 2272 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
When: September 9, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – September 10, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: The Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
When: September 6, 2014 @ 8:30 pm
Where: Awaken Cafe, 1428 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
sam chase
When: September 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – September 6, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: The Uptown Nightclub, 1928 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

Recent Blog Posts

MCO 2014 All Show VIP Badges Now Available!

The 2014 Festival begins in a mere three weeks and we are thrilled to announce–the All Show VIP Badges are now available for purchase! Why wait? They are filled with value and promise an action-packed week of music, art and OAKLAND! Get yours now before they are gone Sept. 1! Three choices! Read more…

2014 Festival Lineup Announced!

The 2014 MCO Producers are pleased to announce this year’s all-local-star festival line up. Headliners include some of the Bay Area’s most up and coming buzz bands like The Sam Chase, Rin Tin Tiger, The French Cassettes and Whiskerman—as well a few handpicked out-of-towners with strong connections to the Bay Area scene, Read more…

MCO 2014 Band Submissions Now Closed!

We received over 100 submissions this year– from an extremely talented and diverse pool of Bay Area artists. It was great listening to all the music (and yes we did listen to ALL the music)–but very hard to narrow things down to our final 2014 line up. Thanks to everyone who took Read more…

MCO On Instagram

Our Instagram Pics


Tagged #mcofest


Tagged #missioncreekoakland