Thursday, May 3rd – 7:30-9:30 pm
Greg Abate Quartet

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Friday, May 4th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Oop Bop Sh’Bam 
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5

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Friday, May 4th – 9:00-11:00 pm
Actual Trio – late show!
$20 cover charge
 

The Actual Trio's eponymous 2015 album, Schott's third for John Zorn's boutique label, features his long-working band, Actual Trio: bassist Dan Seamans (New Klezmer Trio, LostTrio), and drummer John Hanes (Henry Kaiser, Victor Krummenacher). The disc … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 6th – 2 pm
Along Alien Roads,
an event with author Andrew Chin

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Sunday, May 6th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Flying Salvias
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10 suggested donation

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Sunday, May 6th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Paul Sanwald Quartet
$10 suggested donation

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POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, May 7th – 7-9:15 pm
Charles Curtis Blackwell + one
An open mic follows, Jerry Ferraz, m.c.

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Tuesday, April 24th – 7-9  pm
Write Now! Editor Shizue Seigel presents
diverse and impassioned writers in the new anthology
Endangered Species, Enduring Values
 

San Francisco writers, predominantly writers of color, have some things to say in this volume about the state of things. Timely and crucial work by "ordinary people," many of whom are already known as important voices in the struggles that are going … [Read more...]

Thursday, April 26th – 7:00-8:30 pm
Nikia Chaney book launch

Poet Nikia Chaney reads from us mouth (forthcoming from University of Hell Press, 2018). She is the current Inlandia Literary Laureate (2016-2018) and is the author of two chapbooks, Sis Fuss (2012, Orange Monkey Publishing) and ladies, please (2012, … [Read more...]

Friday, April 27th – 5:30-8:00 pm
230 Jones Street Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5

Chuck Peterson rejoins the band tonight!!! Our founder! 18 years of consecutive Friday bebop! … [Read more...]

Friday, April 27th – 9:00-11:00 pm
Joe Cohen Quartet
The Late Show!
$15 cover charge
  

One of SF's very top ranked saxophone players with a super-solid rhythm section. Jazz as it is played in San Francisco in 2018!! Joe Cohen, tenor sax Jeremy Lieber, piano Ollie Dudek, bass Jack Dorsey, drums … [Read more...]

Two Shows Every Friday!
Jazz in the Bookshop from 5:30-8:00
And then: The Late Show! Friday nights at 8:30 pm

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Saturday, April 28th– 7:30-10:00 pm
Jesse Foster Quartet
jazz club! when lights are low…
Every Saturday night!
$20 cover charge tonight; students $5

Vocalist Jesse Foster with Greg Sankovich, piano Paul Eastburn, bass Mark Lee, drums Jesse Foster is an R&B/jazz vocalist who composes original material that shows his many influences. Jesse can call up a world of sounds with his … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 29th – 2:30-4 pm
Walker tells stories!

Walker Brents III tells stories from a variety of traditions, by turns amusing, enlightening and enigmatic. Get out of the crush of the Glen Park Festival for a captivating time in the bookshop. … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 29th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Grant Levin Trio, featuring
Aaron Cohn and Mitchell Wilcox
$10-15 suggested donation; students $5

    Grant Levin, piano. Aaron Cohn, bass. Mitchell Wilcox, drums.   The art of the trio, exemplified by the work of three sympathetic and immensely talented musicians. … [Read more...]