THE BAR KAYS – Tickets – Yoshi’s Oakland – Oakland, CA – July 26th, 2019


Legendary funk band


Fri 7.26

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Yoshi's Oakland

Oakland, CA

$37.00 - $69.00

The Bar Kays
The Bar Kays
Legendary Funk Band Celebrating 55yr Anniversary

The Bar-Kays are an American soul, R&B, and funk group formed in 1966. The group had dozens of charting singles from the 1960s to the 1980s, including " Soul Finger", "Son of Shaft" " Shake Your Rump to the Funk, "Move Your Boogie Body, "Hit and Run, "Freak Show on the Dance Floor and Holy Ghost to name a few.

The Bar-Kays began their career in the mid-60s as the house band for Stax Records. They backed many of Stax artists most notably Otis Redding and Isaac Hayes. For more than 50 years The Bar-Kays have been a powerhouse of funk, R&B and soul music. The BarKays appeared in the iconic 1973 film documentary, Wattstax. In the 1985 movie Spies Like Us, starring Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase, The Bar-Kays' hit "Soul Finger" was the favorite song of the crew of a Soviet mobile ICBM platform on patrol in Tajikistan S.S.R. Bar-Kays songs "Too Hot To Stop" and "Soul Finger" are featured in the 2007 comedy film, Superbad.

The Bar-Kays Reloaded continue to tour nationally & internationally celebrating 55 years in the industry bringing their classic brand of funk and R&B to old & new fans through out the world.

Yoshi's Summer of Funk Series presented by Mark Elliott & The A-List Musiq Circle.
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Venue Information:
Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, 94607