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!
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!

Thursday, April 6th – 7pm
Poets! Every First Thursday

Been dwelling on North Beach and all it means to San Francisco culcha? Been thinking Phyllis Diller & Lenny Bruce, the Purple Onion, the Hungry i, Mort Sahl, the Jazz Workshop, Enrico Balducci, the Cellar & the Co-Existence Bagel Shop, Mabuhay Gardens, Dirk Dirksen, dozens of punk bands you never heard of?

Phyllis Diller?
Lenny Bruce?

Did we say
Claire Hawkins?
Alan Harris?

Get to Bird & Beckett for the poets Thursday 4/6 at 7!

Blabbermouth open mic at 8!

You’re in for a wild ride.



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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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