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!

Wasn’t that some fun!?

20 years down, now embarking on the next 20!

Plenty more ahead, of course, through the end of the  month, including:

City  Jazz – CCSF Jazz Club’s big combo – coming in on Wednesday the 22nd to celebrate the end of the term with a blowout jam & party, 7pm

The 230 Jones Street band holding forth on Friday the 24th, 5:30pm

The Glen Pearson Quartet featuring the great saxophonist Robert Stewart on Saturday the 25th, 7:30pm

— and three events on Sunday the 26th:
• Walker Talks — on the Romantic era visionary poet William Blake — at 2:30pm
• The Frank Tusa Trio with Akira Tana at 4:30pm
• The Evangenitals — up from L.A. with a new cd — at 7:30pm

— then, rounding out the month, five more events:
• a gathering to remember poet, humanist and dearly missed friend of the shop Maurice Woods on Memorial Day, Monday the 27th, 7pm
• Craig & MacGregor bringing us the vocalist Crystal Miller on Wednesday the 29th, 8pm
• NY percussion star & Warriors fan Annette A. Aguilar’s quartet on Thursday the 30th, 8pm
– celebrate Game 1 of the finals! Live music ’til 10:45pm
•,and two shows on Friday the 31st —
John Calloway & The Hired Guns, featuring bassist Marcus Shelby at 5:30pm
The fabulous six-piece jazz band Mean to Me with vocalist Judy Butterfield at 9pm

And on it goes!

Mean to Me plays Friday, May 31st at 9pm, with vocalist Judy Butterfield, pianist Ben Slater, trumpet & flugelhorn player Dave Shaff and guitarist Scott Foster, with (not pictured) Sam Heminger on bass and Cairo McCockran on drums.



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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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