Posts by Eric
Mark your calendar!
Four Big Shows!
Friday late shows kicking in!
On Friday, March 24th, the Tony Johnson Quartet, with Bob Kenmotsu, Keith Saunders and Eric Markowitz, swings the blues from bebop to bossa 5:30-8pm. But we’re not done at 8! The Dewayne Oakley Blues Ensemble kicks off a late Friday time slot in earnest, 9-10:30pm. We don’t promise a late show every Friday, though we’ve…Read More
Friday, March 24th at 9pm
The Dewayne Oakley Blues Ensemble
Come out for the late set at Bird & Beckett, Fridays from 9-10:30pm! Kicking off nine consecutive Fridays of late shows after their fabulous Bird & Beckett debut in early March, bassist Dewayne Oakley and guitarist Ralph Nelson offer a gorgeous romp through a rich repertoire of blues, soul and jazz on March 24th. March…Read More
Friday, March 31, April Fool’s Day & the Sunday hangover… Three (count ’em, only three!), ok, make that four Medium Huge Shows!
Catch the Jinx Jones Jazz Trio at the Friday Happy Hour show, 5:30 to 8pm on Friday the 31st — and pick up a copy of his first jazz trio cd, magnificently recorded live at Bird & Beckett back when the thing was abornin’! Then scoot over to La Corneta to grab a taco and…Read More
Yes! Believe your five senses–
shows for in-store audiences
resumed in mid-June 2021,
and continue apace
Bird & Beckett’s events open to the public have been back since mid-June 2021. Mask up if you’re inclined, and do come in! (Not vaxxed? Please get vaxxed and be safer!) Jazz, poetry & more live in the shop and live streamed Come to 653 Chenery if you’re in town! Doors open at 7:20 for…Read More
O Pioneers of the Cosmostream! We’ve been vaccinating you against the plague of boredom and the scourge of demagoguery with live streamed events twice a week and more since March 2020, when it all came down!
Hungry to hear some of Bird & Beckett’s past live streams? On the home page you can scroll down to read the individual posts for the shows we’ve mounted in the past several months, a hint of what’s gone down since the pandemic lock-down began. In more amazing times, it would take you right back…Read More
Thursday, March 23rd at 7:30pm
Dark Days & A Black Dog
Dark Days and a Black Dog, performed by esteemed actor Andrea Snow and directed by Jael Weisman (both Obie Award winners) from the book by Emily Keeler, evokes seven heartwrenching, darkly comic years in the writer’s life, at once shocking and breathtakingly familiar. Emily Keeler is a four-time recipient of the National Endowment…Read More