Live Streams Every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm.

Avotcja

Saturday, July 3 – 7:30pm LIVE STREAM ONLY
Avotcja + Carlos Reyes
+ The Genius Wesley Trio
jazz club when the lights are low every Saturday

Avotcja’s Almost 80 Birthday Concert
2 sets of poetry and music

Set 1: Avotcja with Carlos Reyes on Paraguayan Harp & Flute
Set 2: Acotcja with the Genius Wesley Trio

LIVE STREAMED FROM THE SHOP — NO AUDIENCE TONIGHT

A major poet and writer in many genres. A devotee of beautiful music, particularly from the afro-caribbean traditions. A long-time dj on KPFA & KPOO.
A
champion of culture and 2015 Jazz Hero.

 

12th ANNUAL BERKELEY POETRY FESTIVAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2014

S.F. FILIPINO AMERICAN JAZZ FESTIVAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2014

JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION “JAZZ HERO” AWARD 2015

PEN OAKLAND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2015

BLACK MEDIA APPRECIATION NIGHT LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2015

“THE JaZzLine INSTITUTE” BAJABA (Bay Area Blues & Jazz Artists) AWARD 2015

BAY BLUES SOCIETY HALL OF FAME JAZZ GROUP OF THE YEAR for her group, Modupue, twice: in 2005 and 2010

PEN OAKLAND “ADELLE FOLEY AWARD” for Writers whose work has improved lives in their Communities

 

No in-store audience tonight
to protect our headliner’s health!

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or pay what your economics allow
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We pay a “guaranteed fair wage”
of 
$150 to each musician performing

in our Friday and Saturday evening live streams
and you are the first ones we look to in order
to get that money together, so please do what you can!

We are extremely grateful as well to the many individuals
in the community who donate to our nonprofit
Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the “BBCLP”)
to help us build up the general fund from which
we augment audience donations when necessary!

Monthly donations are particularly helpful.

Donate to the BBCLP at this link to further our work!

Any questions?
Email [email protected] or call us at 415-586-3733!

We also thank and gratefully acknowledge
the City & County of San Francisco’s Grants for the Arts
for operating support of 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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