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LIFT 2018
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
Oakland, CA
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The LIFT Concert raises needed resources for LMUMC food programs offering healthy nutritious food to Oakland individuals and families living with food insecurity. Join this well-attended annual homegrown musical celebration featuring many well-known Bay Area musical groups and artists, all of whom are generously donating their time and talent. We are proud to feature so much of Oakland's own of all ages!

2018 Featured Artists

Joan Miller, piano
La Peña Community Chorus
LMUMC Bell Choir
Mandy's Chinese Music Ensemble
Stanley Huston, Tenor
Trio: George Han, violin; Ken Schoon, cello; Ed Lee, piano
Oakland Interfaith Community Choir
Oakland Youth Chorus

Mingle with performers and concert goers at a light and loving reception immediately following the concert. Browse the silent auction featuring goods and services donated by local businesses and community members.


Fighting hunger with harmony... and here's how...

2017 Community Impact

15,600 - people served

129,975  - pounds of food distributed

85,900 - pounds of fresh produce

100 % - amount of proceeds to provide food to people served

Getting to the Concert:

Entrances to venue: 1255 First Ave or 1330 Lakeshore Ave in Oakland

Free lot parking available behind nearby Lucky's Supermarket (corner of 2nd Ave and Foothill). Closest BART station is Lake Merritt Station

For Ticket or Concert Inquiries:
Rose Lynn at or 510-465-5793

For sponsorship/advertising/auction donation opportunities:
Candis at
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May 05, 2018 3:30 PM
Doors open at 3:15.

Admission Level Price Quantity
General Admission $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee)
Students/Seniors $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
Family Admission $50.00 ($52.74 w/service fee)
Two adults & children under 18  
Pay It Forward $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
Contribute to help the effort to offer free tickets so no one is turned away  
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Lake Merritt United Methodist Church (View)
1330 Lakeshore Avenue or 1255 1st Avenue
Oakland, CA 94606
United States

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Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Lake Merritt UMC
On BPT Since: Mar 12, 2018
LIFT Concert Oakland
(510) 465-4793

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