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!
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But nothing beats being in the room
with the music & the musicians!

We heard it on the party line: lots to hear
from Scott to eternity…
local culture from Bernal Hill
to Buena Vista Heights

While we finalize another fistful of posts on upcoming events, here’s a little round up of the next two weekends. You can always click on the “Events Calendar” link in the navigation bar above to see what’s on tap going forward. Full posts on the next eight or ten events coming soon where you can get all the detail you crave!

But for now, we can tell you that on the weekend starting out Friday 9/20 with Scott Foster + the Lost Trio doing Monk’s Works,  you’ll also hear Beth Custer and David James’ project called Russian Telegraph on Saturday the 21st & Slug Teacher with Dave Tidball and Galen Grant on Sunday the 22nd at 2pm followed by the Rick Brown Quartet featuring Grant Levin at 4:30…

Thursday 9/26, you’ll hear a reading by poets Mark Statman and Arturo Mantecon, then Denise Perrier with the 230 Jones Street on Friday the 27th. B3B4 on Saturday the 28th, dramatic readings by members of the Melville Society bringing Moby Dick to life together with Walker’s Talk on Melville in this 200th anniversary year on September 29th at 2pm… And later that same day, at 4:30pm, Moonshine Maybelline with Buena Vista Heights legend Dexter Garnier!

Do click that “events calendar” link above, and glean what you can.  Bird & Beckett is booked out through the end of the year with fantastic music and poetry from the local cultural groaning board…

New posts for the events mentioned above coming pronto! We promise!

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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.

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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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