Paul Hlebcar is a legendary singer and guitarist who performs at The Alley at 3325 Grand Avenue in Oakland, near Lake Merritt and The Grand Lake Theater. Tonight, he played Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice” at the piano.
The Alley is known as the home of the late piano player Rod Dibble, who passed away last year. Paul has continued his Tuesday through Thursday time slot and his focus on folk tunes.
The Alley has been an Oakland bar going back to the Speakeasy Era and 1931. Rod Dibble started playing at the Oakland landmark in 1960. Paul Hlebcar has been at the guitar At The Alley since 2006, and specializes in Bob Dylan.
The Alley is open Seven days a week and has a great kitchen that’s known for steaks. They start dinner at 6 PM each evening.