Sunday, May 28th – 7:30-9:30 pm
The Evangenitals
One Folked-up Genre-Bending
Good Time Band!

They’re fierce, they’re funny, and they’ll make your head spin while your toe’s tappin’. Plus, the Moby Dick album is deep. The rest is beyond category. Two sets, so you’ll get a generous helping of both. No cover charge per se: $10-20 donation … [Read more...]

Tuesday, May 30th – 7-8:30 pm
Alexandra Teague reads from her new novel,
The Principles Behind Flotation

  The Principles Behind Flotation (Skyhorse Press, 2017) is the first novel from Alexandra Teague, a former NEA Fellow, Stegner Fellow, and City College of San Francisco instructor, currently an associate professor at University of Idaho. She … [Read more...]

Thursday, June 1st – 7:30-9:30 pm
GG Amos Trio
Randy Lee Odell presents…
west coast blues in the canyon moonlight

GG Amos carries the torch of the African American guitarists and singers who created a distinct West Coast blues style during World War II and the decades that followed -- musicians like Lowell Fulson and T-Bone Walker and younger players, notably … [Read more...]

Friday, June 2nd – 5:30-8 pm
Don Prell’s Seabop Ensemble
jazz in the bookshop — every Friday since 2002

Seabop! Don Prell, leader, on bass, with Al Molina, trumpet, and Jerry Logas, reeds.  Drummer tba. Bassist Prell got his start in L.A. in the 1950s, traveling for several years as a member of the Bud Shank Quartet. He's been a cornerstone of the … [Read more...]

Saturday, June 3rd – 7:30-10pm
North Berkeley Jazz Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…
every Saturday night

Ian Carey, trumpet Bob Kenmotsu, tenor sax Mark Levine, piano Robb Fischer,  bass Ron Marabuto, drums Fine, well traveled musicians right down the line, led by pianist Mark Levine -- four decades plus playing at the highest levels of the jazz … [Read more...]