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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to catch a show in progress!
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YouTube channel!

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

Friday, July 22nd – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Chuck Peterson Quintet with vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits

Live jazz every Friday night at Bird & Beckett, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm


Dorothy Lefkovits with Chuck Peterson & the late Jimmy Ryan!

This week:  Chuck Peterson leads his quintet
through two sets of standards and bebop,
with singer Dorothy Lefkovits lending
her characteristic charm and grace to the occasion.

Chuck Peterson & Howie Dudune, reeds
Glen Deardorff, guitar
Dean Reilly, bass
Tony Johnson, drums


Dorothy with the band

jazz in the bookshop” is Bird & Beckett’s long-running end-of-the-week
neighborhood jazz party.  Never a missed Friday since 2002!



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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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