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Bird & Beckett Archived Events

Bird & Beckett is now closed on Mondays.
We’re open Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
for ordering and picking up books only.

March 30, 2020

We’re transacting business by phone and email during the shelter-in-place period. We have…

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Sunday, March 29 – 2:30pm
Walker Talks. Walker Brents III speaks of Hafez and of storytelling

March 29, 2020

      “As Hafiz said: ‘Seek life and patience, for the great…

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Breaking ground and minding & mining the tradition–
live streaming from Bird & Beckett!
it’s been beautiful and necessary, but we’re going to hit the pause button on it now.

March 28, 2020

Saturday evening, March 28th, jazz flautist Gerald Beckett led a trio to celebrate…

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Not everyone can afford a book, much less books, though they’re an essential need (as you’ll agree should you think about it for a New York minute!)

March 22, 2020

If you need books and can’t afford them, let us know. We have…

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postponed: Saturday, April 11th – 7:30–10pm
Dave Bass Afro-Cuban Quintet

jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night at Bird & Beckett 

March 21, 2020

We’ll reschedule when the smoke has cleared… sorry to say, it’s necessary… With…

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Duo Violao cancelled
Duo Violão + Trio Falsa Baiano
double bill!
which way west?
Sunday concert series 

March 15, 2020

CANCELLED – 3/15/20 Duo Violao + Trio Falsa Baiano concert Duo Violão Brasil…

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Sunday, April 5th – 2pm
Les Gottesman memorial reading

March 15, 2020

Memorial Poetry Reading for Les Gottesman and Omerta Publications Please join Omerta authors…

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two sets – 7:30pm and 9pm
separate $15 cover charge for each set


jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night  

March 14, 2020

Sorry for so little notice! The band has decided it’s too risky to…

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Sunday, March 8th – 4:30-6:30pm
Grant Levin Trio
which way west?
Sunday concert series

March 8, 2020

$20 suggested donation; any amount appreciated Jazz Messenger Chris Amberger joins Grant and…

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Sunday, March 8th – 7:30-10:00 pm
The Seducers
Classic, Outlaw & Honky Tonk
Country Music

March 8, 2020

$20 suggested donation. $5 for students/musicians/fixed income. The Seducers have had a monthly…

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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.

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