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!

Friday, August 6 – 7:30pm
Patrick Wolff Hard Bop Quintet
live and live-streamed
from the bookshop
every Friday night

Once upon a time at Bird & Beckett, 3/4/2018…Patrick Wolff Quintet, with Mike Olmos,(trumpet), Keith Saunders (piano), Eric Markowitz (bass) and Evan Hughes (drums) playing a few originals and hard bop tunes from Horace Silver, Kenny Dorham and Clifford Jordan, jazz masters of the 1950s.

Patrick Wolff, saxophones
Mike Olmos, trumpet
Keith Saunders, piano
Eric Markowitz, bass
Evan Hughes, drums

Five solid talents from the Bay Area jazz scene making music as vital and inspired as any being made in the world at this moment in time. A return engagement!

Originals and jazz classics penned by Horace Silver, Clifford Jordan and Kenny Dorham.

$20 cover — cash, if you please!

BYOB, and enjoy the music!

Call for a reservation: 415-586-3733.

Masks required while inside Bird & Beckett, regardless of vaccination status. Thanks for keeping each other safe.

Can’t make it down to the shop? Take in the show through the live stream on YouTube or Facebook, and donate to help us cover the musicians’ guarantee and the costs of streaming to you wherever you are. We do recommend you access the best speakers possible!


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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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