The Oaktown Strutters celebrate the golden age of American swing and song in all its elegance, sophistication and optimism.
Led by Richard Chon on violin and vocals (Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks), the band features John Nichols on guitar, Bing Nathan on bass and Mark Lee on drums.
Their music is by turns buoyant, suave, heart-stirring and romantic. They’re known as one of the Bay Areaâ€™s hottest swing bands, with an upbeat style of syncopation and classic repertoire aimed especially at swing dancers, and know exactly how to get a dance floor moving! In the salon setting of Bird & Beckett, you’ll feel that joyous pulse without risking tangled limbs & crunched toes, though there are aisles if you need ’em!
$20 cash cover charge. Doors open 10 minutes before showtime.
Reservations, call the store at 415-586-3733. Capacity is limited.
BYOB, proof of vaccination and a mask.
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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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