653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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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!

Sunday, June 22nd — 4:30-6:30 pm
Jazz pianist Joel Forrester

joel forresterJoel Forrester returns to San Francisco — and Bird & Beckett — to play a few dates around the Bay.  Joel’s well known for his work with the Microscopic Sextet, for solo accompaniment to silent films, for composing the theme for “Fresh Air” on NPR, and for thousands more compositions which he’s spun out as if it were no trick at all!  And then there’s that legendary 8 hour piece of his called “Industrial Arts”.

He’s wonderfully droll, and he’s a wonderful piano player.  Come enjoy a rare opportunity to spend an hour or two in his company!


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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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