Open daily 11-7 and every Friday until 9

653 Chenery St in San Francisco's Glen Park

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Monday, January 16th – 7-9 pm
POETS! Lida Parent & Geddes Fielder, followed by an open mic
Jerry Ferrraz, m.c.

Lida Parent was born in Inglewood,  in Southern California, and raised in nearby Chatsworth.   She writes: I began writing when I was 9 years old.  I learned it was a creative way I could connect my feelings to people.  My imagination took me to a … [Read more...]

Thursday, January 19th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Delta Blues Trio HowellDevine

"Sexy shack-shaking music" from HowellDevine - Arhoolie recording artists! The first blues act signed by this crucial record label in 27 years! And now Arhoolie -- home to Lightnin' Hopkins, Mississippi Fred McDowell and the zydeco king, Clifton … [Read more...]

Friday, January 20th – 5:30-8 pm
Scott Foster and David Boyce Duo
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

What can we say about Scott Foster!? He's just Bird & Beckett's favorite guitarist... soulful, deep and endlessly inventive. He's been steady on the gig here since 2002, now assembling a new act for you every third Friday. Tonight, he's joined … [Read more...]

Saturday, January 21st – 7:30-10 pm
Aaron Germain Chance Ensemble
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents jazz club! when lights are low... every Saturday night, 7:30-10 pm, at Bird & Beckett Tonight-- Aaron Germain's Chance Ensemble featuring all original music by members of the group: Mary Fettig, sax … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 22nd – 2-4 pm
Blane Bachelor & Friends
Lonely Planet Travel Anthology reading

Blane Bachelor & friends - Lonely Planet Travel Anthology reading … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 22nd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Suenos with Noah Frank & Eli Strauss
which way west Sunday concert series

Sueños fuses jazz with Hip-Hop, R&B, and Indie Rock. Set your ears for Hip-Hop drum grooves, gospel harmonies, acoustic bass lines, bebop-tinged horns, and electronics. … [Read more...]

Dates to watch out for in the next few weeks…

The phrase, "It's all good" is pretty apt indeed, and you can get a look at our calendar by clicking on the, guess what?, "EVENTS CALENDAR" button on the navigation bar above. We want to bring your attention to a few key dates... ♦ … [Read more...]

…and throughout the month…

Aaron Germain's Chance Ensemble...the Klaxon Mutant All Stars...Rick Brown...Sueños...HowellDevine...Howard Alden & Warren Vaché...Eric Shifrin & the In Crowd.....Jerry Logas...Al Molina...Debbie Poryes with Peter Barshay & David … [Read more...]

Now available at Bird & Beckett!
“Go Small” – The Scott Foster Trio

Just $10, and exquisite! … [Read more...]

Happy at home in Glen Park…

 Inside Bird And Beckett Story by Stephen Jackson, Hoodline, July 30, 2016 If you're in Glen Park and looking to expand your cultural horizons, your safest bet is to head over to Bird and Beckett Books and Records. The name, derived … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett in full jazz flight

Check out Joel Sackett's article and photographs in Wingspan magazine-- the inflight magazine of All Nippon Airlines.   Book your ticket and you'll find it in the pocket of the seat back in front of you. Or click here! Bird & Beckett … [Read more...]

Onward! David Meltzer, 1937-2016, R.I.P.

From Julie Rogers, David's wife, we received the following message this morning, December 31st:   Dear One,   Our Beloved David passed at 3:37 this morning very peacefully with us in our bed holding hands. He was calm after the terrible … [Read more...]

7 events in 5 days! Thursday 1/12 to Monday 1/16

            The Klaxon Mutant Allstars burn the place down on Thursday, 1/12 - 7:30-10pm Eric Garland, drums; Kasey Knudsen, saxophone, Henry Hung, trumpet; Colin Hogan; keys; Nathaniel Brenner, … [Read more...]