Annette A Aguilar photo Michael Palmar

Thursday, August 15th – 7:30pm
Aguilar Descarga
Annette A. Aguilar, family and friends hit with a Descarga at Bird & Beckett!

Titans of Latin music burn through two sets of spontaneous improvisation based on Cuban forms, led by Oakland-born & raised, NYC-based percussionist Annette A. Aguilar, with Ricky Aguilar, percussion; Mike Arnold, bass; Anthony Blea, violin; John Calloway, piano and flute… and that’s just the ABC of it…

$20 cover charge;
sliding scale available.


He's brought shame on the nation, and won't get off so easily if we keep our eyes on the battle against demagoguery and the prize of restored democracy. No fascist America, if we only pay attention and don't avert our eyes. Trump lost the election. We can move on, ignore his blather and spurn the chatter and bluster of those who fan the flames of division..

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.

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