Live Streams Every Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and more!

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Todd Derek

Saturday, June 5 – 7:30pm
Todd Swenson’s This Side Up
featuring Derek Evans
live music streamed from the bookshop every Saturday night

Join us in funky soulville this Saturday night!

Todd Swenson, guitar
Derek Evans, vocals
Ian Ratzer, piano
Paul Olguin, bass
Larry Vann, drums

Here’s a little something that Derek & Todd were just cooking up for Saturday.

Click here for This Side Up at Club Deluxe in June 2019, with Ken Owen on drums.

And here’s a taste of a stripped down trio version of This Side Up in our live stream last September, with Larry Vann on drums and Angie Bennett on the board:

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No audiences in the shop just yet.

$20 suggested donation
or pay what your economics allow
at this link

We pay a “guaranteed fair wage”
$150 to each musician performing
in our Friday and Saturday evening live streams
and you are the first one we look to in order
to get that money together, so please do what you can!

We are extremely grateful as well to the many individuals
in the community who donate to our nonprofit
Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the “BBCLP”)
to help us build up the general fund from which
we augment audience donations when necessary!

Monthly donations are particularly helpful.

Donate to the BBCLP at this link to further our work!

Any questions?
Email [email protected] or call us at 415-586-3733!

We also thank and gratefully acknowledge
the City & County of San Francisco’s Grants for the Arts
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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