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!

February 1st to 4th: More!


Guitarist Howard Alden on Thursday, the 1st;


The Justin Rock Trio (Bastet) on Friday, the 2nd (early show);


Kahil El’Zabar Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

45th Anniversary Show
on Friday, the 2nd (late show);


The Five Spot Jazz Quintet on Saturday, the 3rd;


Nasty Women Poets on Sunday, the 4th (2pm);


The Alcatraz Islanders on Sunday, the 4th (4:30pm)!



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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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