Archives for April 2016

Saturday, June 11th – Grant Levin double header

From 4 to 6 pm, the remarkable jazz pianist Grant Levin invites a his long-time jazz associate, bassist Chris Amberger to the stage for two sets as a duo, and then returns at 7:30 to lead a quartet featuring sax player Lyle Link, recently arrived on … [Read more...]

Friday, June 10th – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop!every Friday
The Henry Hung Quartet

Two sets of jazz by top Bay Area players  Henry Hung, trumpet Jordan Samuels, guitar Hans Glawischnig, bass Eric Garland, drums San Francisco's longest running neighborhood jazz party runs on! … [Read more...]

Monday, June 6th – 7-9pm
POETS! Carlos Suarez and Bob Anthony plus an open mic

Jerry Ferraz hosts a poetry reading here at Bird & Beckett twice a month, with an open mic following two featured readers. He's done it for years, and Bird & Beckett has become known as a particularly rich and welcoming environment for … [Read more...]

Sunday, June 5th – 7:30-10 pm
Robert Vye, blues guitar and vocal
with David McDonald, bass and Randy Lee Odell, drums

Who on earth is Robert Vye, you might wonder. He hasn’t gigged or toured in years, has no CDs for sale. He doesn’t even busk on the street or play at farmerʼs markets. Vye picked up the guitar at the age of nine influenced by Jimi Hendrix, and … [Read more...]

Sunday, June 5th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Lee Vilensky Trio!

Who knew surf guitarists might have an axe to grind! Lee says plenty with his guitar, and Jamie Lease and Ed Ivey have no problem surfing his wake! We dig 'em unconditionally! But Lee's also got this to say! SOMETIMES WORDS JUST GET IN THE … [Read more...]