653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
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to catch a show in progress!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

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


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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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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

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