653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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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!

June 28 to July 1
poets on Wednesday & Thursday
live music on Friday and Saturday



Wednesday 6/28 at 7pm.
A Memorial Reading
to Celebrate Nancy Wakeman.
Poets gather to celebrate
one of their own, a lovely poet
and a fine friend of Bird & Beckett.


Thursday 6/29 at 7:30pm.
Poets Angie Minkin, Heather Estes Saunders,
Robin Michel & Kevin Dublin — plus Magic Dan.
Poets read their work.
No charge.





Friday 6/30 — two shows – 5:30 & 9:00pm.

JimBo Trout & the Fishpeople
5:30 to 8pm
– $20 at the door.
Western-swing, ragtime-blues,
and honky-tonk rock+roll

Nancy Wright, sax; JimBo Trout, guitar & vocals;
Steve Neil, bass; Pete Lind, drums

Sheldon Alexander Quartet
9 to 10:30pm
– $20 at the door.
Young players show the way to
Bay Area Jazz as it’s evolving in mid-2023.
check the video on Sheldon’s website at this link
Mario Ramirez, tenor sax; Zach Gamble, guitar;
Jonny Kaminek, bass;  Sheldon Alexander, drums


Saturday 7/1, 7:30 to 9:30pm
Scott Larson Quartet – $20 at the door
Hard Bop in a Deluxe Manner!

Scott Larson, trombone; Keith Saunders, piano;
Eric Markowitz, bass; Smith Dobson, drums


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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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