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!

Fill the Bird & Beckett coffers!
A backyard benefit for Bird & Beckett
at Jerry’s place!
Saturday, May 13th – 1:00 -5:00 pm

It’s time for the

2nd Annual
Backyard Benefit Bash for Bird & Beckett

at Jerry Ferraz’s place over on Mission Street near Highland.
Call the store (415-586-3733) for the address.

Saturday, May 13th – 1-5 pm!

Live jazz by the Vince Lateano Trio!
Music starts at 2 pm — jam session from 3 pm on.
Musicians & poets welcome!

Jerry’s famous chili, salad and garlic bread on the house.
No host bar (proceeds to the bookshop)

It’s a benefit, so bring your checkbook!

Last year we called it a rent party, and we raised the rent almost to the penny! $5k give or take.

Thank you for making sure we stay afloat, in business and on the cultural front!

Bird & Beckett presents 300+ events every year, with YOUR monetary support. Thank you!



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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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