“We had one of the best experiences ever playing the EBX Best of the Bay show and we’ve heard back from people in the audience that this was a great event.
We (the band) are just so pleased that an event of this caliber happened on our home turf. As for the line-up, you really worked to represent the full range of Bay Area music, including its harder edge often overlooked in other Bay Area circles.
It felt like a coming out party for us as Oaklanders and Oakland music in general. An overflowing crowd of all ages proved that Oakland needs and deserves this kind of celebration, outcry, voice, whatever. We hope you’re able to continue the tradition. Events like this will give every other festival a run for their money — true hope for Oakland. Finally!”
The Heavenly States