653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood
Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six
Live Streams Every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and more!
View them on our Facebook page or YouTube channel
jazz in the bookshop
Third Fridays 5:30 to 8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Quartet
live jazz in the bookshop every friday
Beginning this July, guitarist Scott Foster leads a quartet of his own in Bird & Beckett’s third-Friday-of-the-month slot… 5:30 to 8:00 pm… no cover charge, but your donations at the shows and your tax-deductible contributions to the Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project make it possible for us to pay the musicians. Bring a few bucks, or several, for the band and show your respect for the tradition and those who keep it alive!
Buy a book to help the shop keep the lights on!
Now in its eleven year, this long-running neighborhood jazz party hasn’t missed a Friday since October 2002!
- First Fridays: Don Prell’s Seabop Ensemble
- Second Fridays: The Jimmy Ryan Quintet
- Third Fridays: The Scott Foster Quartet
- Fourth Fridays: The Chuck Peterson Quintet
Not to be missed!
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