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!

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, February 3rd – 7pm
Beau Beausoleil reads from two new collections of his work, followed by an open mic 

Bird & Beckett is proud to present a San Francisco poet of exquisite talents and profound dedication to humanity. Beau Beausoleil’s long history as a bookseller and his many years leading the Al-Mutanabbi Street Project speak to his dedication to to the word, to the world and to the heart.

Tonight, Beau will read from his recent volume of poems, Harness of Bone, and from his just-released book of new and selected poems from 1976 to present, A Glyphic House.

Learn more about Beau at this link:




To take our SURVEY, click here, and help the BBCLP get to know you better! As Duke Ellington always said, we love you madly...

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...
[Read More ]


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

Sign Up for Our Weekly Emails!