Precompression – Oakland, CA

  • Date and Time: June 20, 2015 @ 6:30pm - 2:00am
  • Format: Event
  • Location:
    American Steel
    Oakland, CA
  • Cost: $20 - $35
  • Tickets: Buy tickets or RSVP

Precompression 2015 Big Art Circus!

BM_PreCom2015_flyer_front_4.25x6.25 copySaturday, June 20th
6:30pm to 2am
American Steel Studios
Enter at Mandela Parkway & 20th St.
1960 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, CA 94607

Event info

Tickets: $20 – $35, all-ages, kids 12 and under free
Advance Tickets: Purchase here!
Come early and save! Talk with artists about their projects; enjoy the art don’t miss a minute!!! Dress for inside/out.

Transportation Information

Carpool: Rideshare here!
Transit: AC Transit “NL” runs to/from Mandela & W. Grand to SF Transbay Terminal
Schedule: here.
or BART to/from W. Oakland: last train to SF @12:50am

For your fun, comfort and safety, there will be a free bus shuttle provided by “Bertha the Big Blue Bus” from West Oakland BART station to American Steel from 8pm to 12:30am. Look for the big blue bus! Leaves from BART 8pm and arrive at American Steel at 8:15 and returning on the half hour. Approximate schedule:

  • Leaving West Oakland BART Station: 8:00pm, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00
  • Leaving American Steel to West Oakland BART: 8:15pm, 8:45, 9:15, 9:45, 10:15, 10:45, 11:15, 11:45, 12:15am (to get you to BART at 12:30) Last train to SF is 12:50am if that is your destination.

Please also travel in groups for extra safety. It’s West Oakland, yo!  🙂

Event Details

STEP RIGHT UP and participate in this BIG ART CIRCUS of ideas and culture: from big art, theme camps and mutant vehicles to fanciful and firey artists, performers and participants of every kind. One of the Bay Area’s most loved art making spaces brings the ARTy to the party in grand style!

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS & GROUPS include: Barry Syska & The Fantasy Orchestra, Charlie Gadeken, Christopher Schardt, Copper Theater, Dana Albany – Laffing Sal, Danny Macchiarini- Dragon Smelter, Darrell Hunger, David Best, Dex Stakker, Dulce Vita, Dusty Rhino, East Bay Burners, El Radio Fantastique, Eric Maundu, Art Lounge by Henry Riekena, First Church of the Last Laugh, Gamelan X, Heart Touch w/Keno Mapp and guest Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Hookahdome, Janaka Selekta Live (God’s Robots), Jason Anderholm – Chester, Jon Dickinson – Spawn and other fire art, Jon Sarriugarte and Kyrsten Mate – Snail Car, Karen Cusolito, Killbuck – circus banners, Mancub (Space Cowboys), Michael Kearney- Fire Organ, Neon Bunny, N8tron, Party Jitsu Camp, Love Potion Art Car & Collective, Rebecca Anders – Illumicanth, Ryon Gesink, Sextant Camp, Snap Yourself photo booth, Smudge, Tarotales Skyhigh Odditorium, The Klown, The Temple of Promise, Todd Cooper – Family Jewels, Trashkan Marching Band, Twilight Spaghetti Theater, Sierra Ron Halbert, Sloboran Mynobavic, UNAVERZ, Yvine, ZeroDB Silent Disco, …and MANY MANY MORE!

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