Open daily 11-7 and every Friday until 9

653 Chenery St in San Francisco's Glen Park

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Friday, July 1st – 5:30-8 pm
jazz in the bookshop

Bird & Beckett is jazz central on Friday nights... and SeaBop has been entertaining the neighborhood for years on the first Friday of each month.  Led by bassist Don Prell, the core personnel of Seabop are sax/clarinet player Jerry Logas and … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 2nd – 7:30-10p: jazz club! when lights are low…
The Tenors of the Times: Smith Dobson & Raffi Garabedian Head to Head

Two top Bay Area tenor sax players meet up on the Bird & Beckett stage, with a fine rhythm section.  Miles Wick, bass, and Evan Hughes, drums, add their own excitement to the proceedings. … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm:
A trad jazz celebration with the
Buena Vista Jazz Band!

To us, nothing suits the 4th of July weekend as well as a trad jazz party, and few can rival the Buena Vista Jazz Band in bringing that spirit to life. Singer Darlene Langston is featured, with Noel Weidcamp on cornet, John Hunt on trombone, Don … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 3rd – 7:30-10 pm
GG Amos Band plays West Coast blues for the holiday!

The GG Amos Trio with Lincoln Adler on sax, Greg Sankovich on keyboards and bass and Randy Odell on drums celebrate the Independence Day weekend. Guitarist / Vocalist GG Amos is an artist in the West Coast Blues tradition, raised in Sacramento and … [Read more...]

Tuesday, July 5th – 7-9 pm
Lucie Vitkova, Czeck composer and performer
screens a documentary film on her work and performs

  Please join us for a film screening and performance by Lucie Vitková! Lucie Vítková is a composer, improviser and performer (accordion, harmonica, voice and tap dance) from the Czech Republic. Her compositions focus on sonification … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 10th – 2 pm
A Celebration of Whitman McGowan!

Join Margery Snyder and friends of Whitman McGowan to celebrate his masterwork, UNCOMMON KNOWLEDGE (Viridiana, 2015), collected performance texts 1985 - 2012, published one year ago, just a few months before he died in October 2015. As his CDs … [Read more...]

Bird & Beckett in full jazz flight

Check out the article in current issue of 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 leads off the … [Read more...]