653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
Refresh your browser
to catch a show in progress!
Visit our Facebook page or
YouTube channel!

But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

Sundays, July 31st – August 28th


Five Consecutive Sundays
of Spontaneous Improvization

Bird & Beckett’s Which Way West? concert series, in association with Outsound Presents:

July 31 – TIME IS NOW, NOT MONEY: Lorin Benedict, voice; Scott R. Looney, piano; Bishu Chatterjee, bass; Bryan Bowman, drums

August 7 – FORWARD ENERGY: Jim Ryan, sax, flute, trumpet; Rent Romus, saxes; Scott R. Looney, piano; Eric Marshall, bass; Timothy Orr, drums

August 14 – CHUCK MANNING/STU PILORZ OUTFIT: Chuck Manning, tenor sax; Stu Pilorz, trombone; Ollie Dudek, bass; Omar Aran, drums

August 21 – TIME IS NOW, NOT MONEY REDUX: featuring Kasey Knudsen, sax

August 28 – LORDS OF OUTLAND: Rent Romus, saxes; C.J. Reaven Borosque, trumpet & electronic feedback; Ray Schaeffer, electric bass; Philip Everett, drums


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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