7 events in 5 days! Thursday 1/12 to Monday 1/16


Amplifier dances across the smoldering rubble, Friday, 1/13 – 5:30-8pm


The Klaxon Mutant Allstars play Thursday, 1/12 – 7:30-10pm!







The Klaxon Mutant Allstars burn the place down on Thursday, 1/12 – 7:30-10pm
Eric Garland, drums; Kasey Knudsen, saxophone, Henry Hung, trumpet;
Colin Hogan; keys; Nathaniel Brenner, bass

Amplifier forges ahead across the smoldering rubble on Friday, 1/13 – 5:30-8pm
Henry Hung, trumpet; Marcus Stephens, sax; Ian McCardle, keys;
Giulio Cetto, bass; Jeff Marrs, drums


Grant Levin, duo and quartet, Saturday, 1/14 - 4pm and 7:30pm

Grant Levin, duo and quartet, Saturday, 1/14 – 4pm and 7:30pm

Grant Levin / Joe McKinley Duo (piano and bass) on Saturday, 1/14 – 4-6 pm

Grant Levin Quartet, featuring saxophonist Tony Peebles on Saturday, 1/14 – 7:30-10pm
with Giulio Cetto, bass, and Jeff Minnieweather, drums












Writer Tamim Ansary presents his memoir,
Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the 1960s

Sunday, 1/15 at 2 pm

The Rick Brown Quartet on Sunday, 1/15 – 4:30-6:30pm
Rick Brown, trombone
Steve McQuarry, sax
Carl Herder, bass
Vinnie Rodriguez, drums

Monday, 1/16 -7-9pm
POETS! Two featured poets plus an open mic
From Los Angeles – Lida Parent
From Glen Park – Geddes Fielder
Jerry Ferraz hosts the show!

Poet Lida Parent reads at Bird & Beckett, Monday, 1/16 - 7pm

Poet Lida Parent reads at Bird & Beckett, Monday, 1/16 – 7pm

Available Now at Bird & Beckett

Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.

Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.

~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~

$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.

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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