11:00AM /

Eric Groove

Eric Groove has been a major contributor in the house music scene of Oakland. Promoter, event organizer, dj, and dabbles in percussion.

Co-founder of “(ATM) About The Music” crew established in 2009, which brought many events such as: “Backyard Boogie at ATM House”, Deeper Side of Soul”, “Waveforms” Boat Party, “Groovin’ In The Park”, and Oaktoberfest’s “Dancing in the Dimond” street festival are some of his residencies you can hear him play. His style of music selections range from Deep, Soulful, Afro & Classic – House, to Roots & Culture, Rocksteady, Rub-a Dub, Lovers Rock, Dancehall – Reggae, and more.

About The Music is dedicated to the promotion of house music and its culture…creating a positive community vibe through music, dance, and art at their events in Oakland for the last 10 years.

“I feel it’s my calling to bring people together to celebrate music, so let’s do this!”

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2:30PM /


DJ Kincaid fell in love with house music as a teenager at his first underground warehouse party in SF in 1992 and was immediately inspired. In house music and disco, he found a huge love and passion for djing, and has been at it ever since. His styles and vinyl collection, range from reggae/dancehall, classic hip-hop, disco/funk, and house…which he is primarily booked for. Kincaid’s affiliations: About The Music, Groovin’ In The Park, and SundayBliss produce a wide variety of parties including: daytime park parties, clubs, boat parties on the SF Bay, community festivals (including the annual Oaktoberfest event in Oakland), and many other gatherings in Oakland that’ve been going strong, since 1999. The love & passion for the music, keeps Kincaid going strong.
2:30PM /

All Style 1-vs-1 Dance Battle and Dance Performances

All Style 1-vs-1 Dance Battle / Performances by: Heat, Culture Shock,
BAE Rooted Waacking Sessions. 
About HEAT:
Created in 2008, this group’s dance styles include Turfin, Flexing, Bruk Up, Animation, and Afro. Started in Oakland, and expanded all throughout the Bay Area, with now having members from the South & East Coast.
About BAE:
BAE Rooted Sessions are monthly waacking sessions that rotate between the South Bay, East Bay, and SF. Rooted in the Bay Area and aimed at bringing together and growing the community, they hope to provide a space that Bay (BAE) waackers can call home.

5:00PM /

Brotha Basil

Brutha Basil is a former Paradise Garage staffer and fixture in underground/dance music culture as a DJ since the 1980’s. Brutha Basil was mentored by iconic pioneers, Larry Levan (whom he shared a residency with at The Choice in NYC) and “The Godfather Of House” Frankie Knuckles. As the artist “Basil HardHaus” his release are Underground classics Nu Groove. And in the 1990’s his release propelled the now iconic label King Street Sounds, and his music has been instrumental to what’s now known as the Afro House genre.


Eric Groove