653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

While San Francisco remains in the purple tier, we will do business chiefly at the door to the shop, by email and by phone, six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.

Browsing will be limited to two or three shoppers at a time during open hours. Appointments for browsing are welcome and accommodated as best we can.

[email protected]

Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!

joa trio

Sunday, April 26th – 4:30pm
live streamed from Bird & Beckett:
The JOA Trio! Co-housed musicians cover some ground!
John Calloway, Angela Doctor & Oliver Paddock

John Calloway – flute, piano & percussion
Angela Doctor – vocals & percussion
Oliver Paddock – piano, guitar, bass & vocals

Three great musicians join forces to bring you an eclectic performance
reflecting the wide variety of musical styles and tastes
that go on under their own shared roof!

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$20 suggested donation!

But no one should avert their eyes & ears for lack of funds.
If you need your dough for the basics, then use it wisely
and take in this live stream with our compliments!
Feed your soul with art & music
We need you to be healthy!

But if you can afford to throw in
$5 or $10 or $20 or $50 or $100
and you value these wonderful musicians,
then don’t stint!

This is a time when gigging musicians
have lost almost all of the meager income
their profession provides.
The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project
hosts these live streamed events to help them meet the bills
and we rely on your generosity.

Available Now at Bird & Beckett

Hot off the press from your neighborhood bookshop just in time for the lame duck period. 75 million voters, and counting, have rejected fascism and lies. 70 million haven’t yet made that commitment. Bully Goat’s Bluff might change a few of their minds.

Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.

~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~

$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.

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