Jazz and pop tunes for the swells and the swindlers.
Rueful, insouciant, always swingin’…
This is what it’s like on a good night in the penthouses and the dives, and in your little neighborhood bookshop.
Can’t make it into the shop? We’ll miss you. But you can view it in the stream… on Facebook or YouTube.Â Donate unless you’re broke. If that’s the case, enjoy the music and take heart! Remember us when you’re back in the chips.
We love the music and can’t present it without having the community behind us. Thanks!
Call to reserve a seat!Â 415-586-3733
Doors open ten minutes before showtime.
Please bring proof of vaccination and a mask,
plus $20 cash for the cover charge.
We’re grateful the many individuals in the community who donate to our nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the â€œBBCLPâ€) to help us build up the general fund from which we augment audience revenues when necessary, so that we can consistently offer a guaranteed “fair wage” of $150 per performer in our music bookings. Pushing for a decent minimum guarantee for gigging musicians is an important part of our mission, and is an effort we share with the Independent Musicians Alliance and Jazz in the neighborhood. Your donations are crucial, and monthly donations are particularly helpful.
To learn more, please email [email protected] or call us at 415-586-3733
We also thank and gratefully acknowledge
the City & County of San Franciscoâ€™s Grants for the Arts
and the California Arts Council
for operating support of 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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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