653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

[email protected]

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!

Friday, June 29th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Adam Gay Quintet
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday after work
bring what you can to help us pay the band!

Lyle Link, alto sax
Bob Kenmotsu, tenor sax
Keith Saunders, piano
Adam Gay, bass
Omar Aran, drums

Bassist Adam Gay has assembled a quintet of fine players, including two reed players who have soul and technique to spare.

The Friday-after-work slot is always “pay what you want” or “pay what you can” and our basic line these days is that $10 per solvent adult is the way to go. We want your help in keeping money flowing into the scant pockets or our fine San Francisco cultural workers!

Keep in mind, that it’s up to you! More is fine, and less is fine too. We want you to enjoy the music, the musicians, the company of friends, neighbors, live music aficionados and the other good people that are keeping the soul of San Francisco alive for us! Giving us the strength to keep fighting the good fight against the deep pocket developers and the short-sighted disrupters, and their demagogic minions!


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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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