653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

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Open to walk-in trade and browsing
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!

Upcoming Which Way West?
Sundary afternoon concerts

Sunday concerts coming up (4:30 to 6:30 pm):

Sept 9     Sukhawat Ali Khan Ensemble – sufi
two vocalists, harmonium, flute, tabla

Sept 16     David Solbach Trio – jazz
David Solbach (clarinet), Jason Martineau (piano and vocals), Dan Fabricant (bass)

Sept 23     New Monsters – jazz
Dan Plonsey (tenor sax), Steve Adams (alto and soprano saxes), Scott Looney (piano), Steve Horowitz (bass), John Hanes (drums)

Sept 30     Smooth Toad – Esoteric Americana
GP Skratz (guitar), Hal Hughes (fiddle), Bob Ernst (percussion)

Oct 7        Jay Sanders Quartet – Plays the music of Kenny Dorham
Jay Sanders (trumpet), Adam Schulman (piano), Eric Markowitz (bass), Smith Dobson (drums)

Oct 14    Messin’ with Mezzrow – jazz
Garry Fialko and friends

Oct 21    Ragtime Skedaddlers
Dennis Pash (mandolin), Nick Robinson (mandolin), Dave Krinkel (guitar), Virginia Tichenor (piano), Marty Eggers (bass)

Oct 28    Ron Marabuto Quartet
personnel tba

Nov 4        Pugsley Buzzard – stride pianist from Australia

Nov 11    Hawkeye – jazz
Mas Koga (tenor sax), Grant Levin (piano), Sam Bevan (bass), Bryan Bowman (drums)

Nov 18    Ron Crotty Trio – jazz
Frank Phipps (valve trombone), tba (guitar), Ron Crotty (bass)

Nov 25    David Widelock Trio – jazz
David Widelock (guitar), Fred Randolph (bass), Jim Kassis (drums)

Dec 2     Tango No. 9 – classical/nuevo/original tango
Catharine Clune (violin), Greg Stephens (trombone), Joshua Raoul Brody (piano), Zoltan diBartolo (vocal)

Dec 9     Parlor Tricks Industrial Ragtime Band
Eddie Scher (guitar), Melina Selverston (vocals), Jeff Bruner (bass), Jasen Mars (drums)

Dec 16     Buena Vista Jazz Band – trad jazz
Andrew Storar (trumpet), John Hunt (trombone), Don Neely (clarinet), Si Perkoff (piano), Duncan James (piano), Michael Kenny (bass), Greg Gotelli (drums)


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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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