Live Streams Every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and more!

View them on our Facebook page or YouTube channel


Friday, August 24th – 9-11 pm – The Late Show!
Trance Mission Duo, featuring
Stephen Kent & Beth Custer

$15 cover charge. $10 for the merely curious. $5 for students / musicians / low income

Didjeridu, percussion and cello-sintir meets, for the n-thousandth time, B flat, alto and bass clarinets and percussion in the original formulation of Trance Mission.

Notable performances of the duo and its descendants include Maybeck Studio, Live Oak Festival, Freight & Salvage, Slim’s, Palm’s Playhouse, Yoshi’s and many more.

The digital aura remarkably marries the indigenous instrumentation with a rare naturalness, resonating with the full flame of world-derived trance power. — Sam Prestianni

A unique Aboriginal, African and European fusion. Their rhythmic, trance-inducing music for didgeridoo, drums and synthesizer makes a perfect soundtrack. — j. poet

This is such deep, exploratory, soulful music…unlike anything I’ve ever heard. It’s world music, yes, but at the same time its progressive, jazzy, tribal, traditional, jamming, driving, trance rhythms…I hear something new everytime I put this CD on. — PG, Dirty Linen

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...
[Read More ]

Sign Up for Weekly Emails!

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