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Bird & Beckett Archived Events

Sunday, 2/19/23 – 7:30pm
Brian Melvin Quartet

January 19, 2023

Wayne de Silva, saxophone Brad Buethe, guitar Peter Barshay, bass Brian Melvin, drums

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Wednesday, 2/22/23 – 7pm
Black Fire This Time: a reading with jazz

January 19, 2023

Heather Buchanan of Aquarius Willow Press

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Thursday, 2/23/23 – 7:30pm
Kahil El’Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

January 19, 2023

The tradition resumes! The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble travels out of Chicago each February…

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Friday, 2/24/23 – 5:30pm
Tony Johnson Quartet

January 19, 2023
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Saturday, 2/25/23 – 7:30pm
Idris Ackamoor’s Pyramids 50th Anniversary Listening Party

January 19, 2023

In celebration of a HALF CENTURY in the performing arts beginning with the…

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Thursday, December 15 – 7-9:30pm
GPMA Party for the Neighborhood
FREE BEER!
No cover charge

October 7, 2022
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Sunday, November 20 – 4pm
Kim Shuck hosts Beat Not Beat Anthology Reading

October 6, 2022
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Saturday, September 24 – 7:30pm
Classic Reggae with the Baytals featuring Hafez Modirzadeh

September 1, 2022

Can’t call it jazz, but tonight we’ll more than willingly let Hafez take…

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Postponed: Author Alex Harvey presents
“Song Noir: Tom Waits & the Spirit of Los Angeles”

August 30, 2022

Previously scheduled for Tuesday, September 6th, this author event has been postponed: a…

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Plenty coming up the rest of August!

July 30, 2022

Eric Shifrin/Paul Mehling Quartet + Mario Guarneri’s TBD Quartet, a double bill, Sun…

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A BLACK DAY FOR AMERICA, FEBRUARY 13, 2021

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..

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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.

https://www.independentmusiciansalliance.org/

Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site