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!

Friday, January 14 – 7:30pm
Larry Vann Trio
jazz in the bookshop and live in the stream

Larry Vann has long been the Groove Merchant! He brings it again with his long-time working trio, with Michael Warren on bass and Tim Landis on guitar, for two sets of jazz, soul, blues and funk.

Larry has performed with Curtis Mayfield, Elvis Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, among a raft of superstars, and he’s played the Bird & Beckett stage many times, with this trio and with the New Squatoolas and Todd Swenson’s This Side Up.

He’s a cornerstone of the Bay Area music scene and has been for decades!

Catch his New Squatoolas turn just this past Thanksgiving weekend at this link!

Take in our shows on the Bird & Beckett Facebook page or YouTube channel.

$20 cash cover charge at the door
or $20 suggested donation at this link in the stream.
Pay what you can. Masks and full boosted vaccination please. Do take a rain check if you have any doubts about your current health! Capacity is 20 at the moment. Reservations suggested – 415-586-3733.

Your generosity allows us to guarantee a “fair” wage of $150 per musician for our live stream concerts during this continuing pandemic period of impacted gigs and gig income.

You can donate through PayPal, directing your donation to [email protected]; use the Venmo app to send funds to @birdandbeckett; or use the Cash app and send to $BirdBeckett. Or email your pledge and drop a check or cash by at your convenience.
Why, you can even browse the books while you’re at it!



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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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