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Thursday, September 10 – 7:30 pm
Todd Swenson & This Side Up
Marc Levine on bass & Larry Vann on drums
live stream from the bookshop!


Hop on our live stream to funky soulville

Todd Swenson leads the band

Marc Levine on bass
Larry Vann on drums


suggested cover charge — $20
sliding scale — $2 to $200

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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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Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site