653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

Due to the current intensity of the pandemic
we are now open six days a week
Tuesdays to Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.
Browsing is now limited to one to two patrons at a time.
Orders are gratefully accepted by email, phone or in person,
and pickup at the door is encouraged; delivery is also possible.

1-415-586-3733
[email protected]

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

Liza Silva

Thursday, November 5 – 7:30pm
Liza Silva & Voz do Brasil
live streamed from Bird & Beckett

lisa-silva-jay-johnson-ray-loeckleSao Paolo-born Liza Silva with her band Voz do Brasil has supercharged the Sunday night revels at Haight Street’s Club Deluxe for more than a decade, creating magic week after week. That’s been on pause for reasons of which you’re well aware, but performing tonight with her long-time colleagues Ray Scott on guitar, Alex Baum on bass and Pepe Jacobo on the drum kit & percussion, Liza will take you right back to that sweet spot! Voz do Brasil will draw from a huge repertoire of samba, bossa nova, forro and other afro-brazilian tunes famous and obscure, keeping spirits high — something we’ve craved like crazy in these tumultuous times.

Liza toured internationally for years with organist Walter Wanderley–the man who popularized bossa nova in America and around the world in the 1960s with his huge hit “Summer Samba.” She’s also shared the stage with such Brazilian greats as Joao Gilberto, Elsa Soares and Beth Carvalho, with Sade, Boz Skaggs and Bonnie Raitt, with Tito Puente, and with such Bay Area luminaries as Paula West, Tammy Hall, Wayne Wallace, Denise Perrier and Kim Nalley. She’s been a top draw on the Bay Area Brazilian music scene since the early 1990s.

Revel in the music and the joyful vibe Thursday at 7:30 pm on our Facebook page or our YouTube channel.

We know now that we have plenty to celebrate, and plenty of need to celebrate!

Ding dong the witch is melting…

It’s been a long time coming and now it’s here!

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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