653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


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

Saturday, April 8th – 7:30pm
Eric Swinderman Quartet featuring saxophonist Kristen Strom

Remembering Marty Williams, and exploring the future. With Ruth Davies on bass and Jack Dorsey on drums, and the great Kristen Strom playing saxophones, guitarist Eric Swinderman leads a brilliant quartet through two sets of originals and standards. byob and a twenty to help us pay the quartet!

These musicians appear regularly in the Friday night jazz series at Cafe Society in Half Moon Bay, where the quartet was led for years by Marty Williams, a veteran, much loved jazz pianist who recently passed away. Here’s a little video. Drive down to HMB some Friday to get a taste of that, and come to Bird & Beckett this Saturday to hear them in exquisite detail without the hiss of the espresso machine!

Byob and a twenty for the band. For reservations, call 415-586-3733.


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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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