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!

Sunday, December 16th:
A Trad Jazz Xmas
with the Buena Vista Jazz Band

Sunday, December 16th – 4:30-6:30 p.m.
which way west? Sunday concert series.
Never a cover charge, but your generous donations
help us pay the musicians. All ages welcome!

Top musicians from the region’s highly regarded trad jazz scene celebrate the holiday season at Bird & Beckett — playing the music of early New Orleans created by the likes of Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Kid Ory, Johnny Dodds and Johnny St. Cyr — along with a handful of seasonal chestnuts!

Chris Bradley, cornet; John Hunt, trombone & vocals; Dwayne Ramsey, clarinet, tenor sax & vocals; Duncan James, guitar; Si Perkoff, piano & vocals; Michael Kenny, bass; and Greg Gotelli, drums. What a band!

Free cookies, mulled wine & cider, & holiday discounts on books!


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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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