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The 3 best jazz and blues spots in Oakland

The 3 best jazz and blues spots in Oakland
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By Hoodline - Published on May 30, 2019.

In search of a new favorite jazz and blues spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top jazz and blues spots around Oakland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for some jazz and blues tunes.

1. The Sound Room

photo: hank h./yelp

Topping the list is The Sound Room. Located at 2147 Broadway (between 21st and 22nd streets), the music venue and jazz and blues spot is the highest-rated jazz spot in Oakland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 42 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Breakaway

photo: jess r./yelp

Next up is Waverly's The Breakaway, situated at 200 Grand Ave. With five stars out of 12 reviews on Yelp, the jazz and swing dancing spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Bar Shiru

Photo: Amanda L./Yelp

Bar Shiru, a cocktail bar and jazz and blues spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 49 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1611 Telegraph Ave. (between 17th and 16th streets) to see for yourself.


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