653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

[email protected]

Open to walk-in trade and browsing
Tuesday to Sunday
noon to six


Live Streams every weekend!
Refresh your browser
to catch a show in progress!
Visit our Facebook page or
YouTube channel!

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

Friday, January 15 – 7:30pm
The Scott Foster Trio
with Eric Markowitz & Smith Dobson V
plays music to soothe the soul.
jazz streamed live from the bookshop every Friday!

Just about now, we can all use an evening that takes us away from the pain of our times. Scott, Eric and Smith will give us that, and will attest to the promise of better times coming.

Three fine musicians of long association, all familiar to Bird & Beckett audiences from countless jazz dates over the past two decades.






Scott Foster, guitar
Eric Markowitz, bass
Smith Dobson V, drums

Live on Bird & Beckett’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
$20 suggested donation / pay what your economics allow at this link. Absolutely no one turned away for lack of funds! Strapped or flush, we all need this music.

Send your contribution
by PayPal to [email protected],
by Venmo to @birdandbeckett,
or by the Cash app $BirdBeckett.

Or pledge your contribution by email. You can mail us a check or drop by the shop with cash or a check in the coming days.



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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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