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!

Saturday, November 20 – 7:30pm
Larry Ochs with Gerald Cleaver and Tim Perkis
jazz club! when the lights are low…

Larry Ochs returns to the Bird & Beckett stage, where he’s been heard with Rova and in his duo with drummer Don Robinson.

Tonight, he’s invited Gerald Cleaver, drums; and Tim Perkis, electronics.

Close your eyes and open your ears. You’re in for a fine ride.

“Ochs’ full-bodied tenor is out of the John Coltrane/Albert Ayler ‘free’ tradition: forceful, passionate… talking-in-tongues.”
–East Bay Express

Call to reserve seats: (415) 586-3733. $20 cash cover charge; proof of vaccination, masks, please. BYOB. Doors open at 7:20pm; show at 7:30pm. Live streamed on our YouTube channel and Facebook page. If you watch it there, you’re still patronizing the artists & the venue. Donate! Culture ain’t free. Should it be? Search your soul, then look for your debit card. You’ll be better for it. And the artists will eat a bit better.


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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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