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!

Sunday, October 16th – 7pm
Mission Rebel No. 1
David James’s GPS
A work-in-development

David James presents a work-in-development, Mission Rebel No. 1.,
a musical examination of his father, Rev. Jesse James,
written for, and performed by the sextet GPS:

David James – guitar, voice.
Beth Custer – clarinets, voice.
Alan Williams – trombone, voice.
Keith Lawrence – viola, voice.
Lisa Mezzacappa – bass.
John Hanes – drums.

BYOB and cash for the $20 cover charge. Doors open at 6:45pm for the show.
For a reservation, call the shop at 415-586-3733

If you can’t make it into the shop, you can catch the live stream on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.
Your donations to help pay the musicians and support the stream are much appreciated!
Bird & Beckett adheres to the guaranteed fair wage standard promoted by the Independent Musicians Alliance.

This project is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission.


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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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