This Must Be The Place
Inspired by some of Tokyo’s incredible hi-fi bars and motivated by the lack of a comparable offering in the Bay Area, we set out to open Bar Shiru, the Bay Area's first hi-fi vinyl listening bar focused on jazz as the musical jumping off point. Bar Shiru features records played in their entirety on an analog, vinyl-centric sound system in a space built with acoustics as a top priority. We sincerely believe in the connective power of music and hope to use it as a force for good.
Given the focus on music and our broader objectives, we always knew that Uptown Oakland was the only home for Bar Shiru. The neighborhood is an established cultural center and home to a thriving nightlife and music scene. Bar Shiru is a few short blocks from many other great bars and restaurants, a growing number of non-profit organizations and multiple live music venues ,including the Fox Theater. We are also perfectly situated near two different BART stations (12th St and 19th St). We are now looking to build a strong community of like-minded people who share our passion for great music, great drinks and great company. So if that’s you… get in here! We can’t wait to see you!