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!

Sunday, September 13th – triple header!
Noon, 4:30 and 7:30 shows!

todd-swenson-surf-a-billy-webIt’s the second Sunday of the month, so get out of bed and head here at noon for the soul side of the Surf-a-Billy Swing Time Dance Party. So you can MOVE!

Guitarist Todd Swenson is up for it, with his trio of solid senders, This Side Up – featuring Endre Tarczy on bass and John Hanes on drums, and a special guest or two.

Then loft above the surf on the Albatross Clarinet Quartetalbatross (1)‘s draft from 4:30 to 6:30. Three bass clarinet players doubling on regular ol’ clarinet and a clarinet player who steadfastly, for one reason or another, apparently refuses to give in to the siren song of the bass clarinet — Dave Tidball, Jim Dukey, Dick Mathias and Charlie Keagle — play a program of classic and original chamber music and jazz.

albatrossAnd as the sun goes down over the Pacific…

…come on back to earth and into the fire for pedal steel ace Joe Goldmark’s band, The Seducers, with Hank Maninger on lead guitar; Eddie Kendrick on bass and Ken Owen on drums.  The music starts at 7:30 pm and they’ll raise the heat right along through two rich sets ’til 10 pm.


Seducers at Bird & BeckettIt’s a Riptide Sunday. Keep ’em all in your hearts and souls.


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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.

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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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