Thursday, September 20th – 7:30 pm
Terry Tarnoff tells of the Spear of Longinus

Author Terry Tarnoff discusses his novel The Thousand Year Journey of Tobias Parker with special focus on the story of the Spear of Longinus. Nothing makes much sense in Tobias Parker’s life. He walks an ever-tightening circle through San … [Read more...]

Friday, September 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster hosts Chris Gampier’s
SF Bay Area Jazz Documentation Project
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday since October 2002!
$10 suggested donation–what a bargain!

Guitarist Scott Foster, a cornerstone of the Bird & Beckett jazz edifice since the beginning, brings in drummer and jazz historian & documentarian Chris Gampier, whose Bay Area Jazz Documentation Project, with Dann Zinn on saxophone and Alan … [Read more...]

Friday, September 21st – 9-11 pm
The Jazz Piano of Walter Earl

$15 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, low income. Come out to hear one of San Francisco's most amazing jazz pianists, the very great Walter Earl! With bassist Arlington Houston. … [Read more...]

Saturdays, 11 am – 1 pm
Andre Custodio’s Audible Method

$5 suggested donation if you come for the music. A buck or two is nice if you just happen to be browsing & don't mind supporting the arts! Saturday mornings, Andre Custodio presents a series of performances of textured sound utilizing … [Read more...]

Saturday, September 22nd – 7:30-10:00 pm
The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents…
The Rebecca Kilgore Trio
jazz club! when lights are low…

Vocalist Rebecca Kilgore with Randy Porter on piano, and Tom Wakeling on bass On tour from Portland. … [Read more...]

Sundays, 11:30 am
Jerry Ferraz, guitar

Sunday mornings while you're browsing, you'll hear Jerry Ferraz playing his guitar, singing the occasional song. Not a concert setting, but you're welcome to find a seat -- whether to listen more closely or to peruse a book.  Jerry has been … [Read more...]

Sunday, September 23rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Prairie Rose Band
which way west? Sunday concert series

Pauline Scholten, vocals and guitar Gene Tortora, vocals and dobro George Martin, banjo Mark Hedin, bass The Prairie Rose Band plays old-time and country music from Stephen Foster to songs you learned at camp, classic country, western swing and … [Read more...]

A few pix of the May 12 backyard benefit, which raised a month's rent for Bird & Beckett and the Cultural Legacy Project! It's quite amazing that we have the support of so many wonderful people. This here is the very nicely sunny tip of the … [Read more...]