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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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