653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood

[email protected]

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!

You don’t miss your water…

Books and Bookstores = Nostalgia?
or the Future of Your Ever-Lovin’ Mind???

A reader of our website wondered if it was doing a disservice to one of the local shops we mightily admire to imply that they were “on the ropes” — by which we meant struggling to keep their balance and survive an economic (and real estate) environment that’s forcing them to find a new storefront on terribly short notice.

Point made, and taken!  We invite your testimonials on the ways your favorite bookshops are managing to forge ahead, or maybe even finding ways to blaze ahead, despite the challenges of the day… This assumes that you yourself are still throwing your business the way of the bricks and mortar establishments and intend to continue to do so…

email us at [email protected]!


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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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