Archives for April 2015

Saturday, June 20th – 8-11 pm
The Panhandlers
Funky New Orleans Jazz & Blues

jazz club! when lights are low... Every Saturday night at Bird & Beckett Aaron Leese, piano & vocals, and Chris Lauf, drums, enlist trumpeter Dave Shaff, guitarist Scott Foster and bassist Kurt Ribak for three rocking sets of funky New … [Read more...]

Friday, June 19th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Scott Foster Group
plays jazz in the bookshop

Guitarist Scott Foster holds down the 3rd Fridays assignment in Bird & Beckett's "jazz in the bookshop" series. Now well into its 13th year, this is truly a neighborhood jazz party par excellence. Tonight, Scott is bringing in a quartet with … [Read more...]

Thursday, June 18th – 7-10 pm
The Michael Parsons/Ulf Bjorkbom Quartet

Here on a brief visit from Paris and Oslo, pianist Michael Parsons and drummer Ulf Bjorkbom, with sax player Danny Brown and bassist Noah Schenker -- all familiar faces on the Bird & Beckett bandstand -- return to Bird & Beckett! Besides … [Read more...]

Bloomsday! June 16th
a benefit reading for
Bird & Beckett’s cash flow needs!
10 minutes of Ulysses read aloud every hour on the hour from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed... --Come up, Kinch.  Come up, you fearful Jesuit... And thus is introduced young, intense Stephen Dedalus whose day unfolds … [Read more...]

Monday, June 15th – 7 pm
Robert Anbian and Gerald Nicosia
open mic follows

Richard Anbian has been described as “a passionate virtuoso steeped in these times and deep with tradition,” according to Richard Hack, "[whose] poetry crackles with currency – hiply linguistic turns of natural originality, rhythmically brimming with … [Read more...]