Thursday, July 5th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Lisa Mezzacappa Six: COSMICOMICS Salon #3!
Bookstore residency; $10 requested donation

The spot where the moon was lowest, as she went by, was off the Zinc Cliffs. We used to go out with those little rowing boats they had in those days, round and flat, made of cork. They held quite a few of us: me, Captain Vhd Vhd, his wife, my deaf … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, July 2nd – 7-9 pm
James Cagney & Cassandra Dallet followed by an open mic

James Cagney Cassandra Dallet plus open mic Jerry Ferraz & SF Poet Laureate Kim Shuck co-host James Cagney is a poet from Oakland, and has featured at many venues in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. His work has been published … [Read more...]

Saturday, June 30th – 7:30 pm
$20 cover charge (students $10)
jazz club! when lights are low…

Lincoln Adler, sax Lee Bloom, piano Brandon Essex, bass Carrie Jahde, drums With the experience of many years of collaboration as a unit, NoCoasters takes on original compositions, jazz, Latin, New Orleans, pop and even country standards … [Read more...]

Friday, June 29th – 9-11 pm – The Late Show!
San Francisco Holiday – a Smith Dobson/Charlie Gurke Quartet
$15 cover charge; students $5

Smith Dobson, soprano sax Charlie Gurke, baritone sax John Wiitala, bass Evan Hughes, drums Each of these four musicians is hugely respected on the local professional jazz scene; together, they'll dig deep into some wonderful … [Read more...]

Friday, June 29th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Adam Gay Quintet
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday after work
bring what you can to help us pay the band!

Lyle Link, alto sax Bob Kenmotsu, tenor sax Keith Saunders, piano Adam Gay, bass Omar Aran, drums Bassist Adam Gay has assembled a quintet of fine players, including two reed players who have soul and technique to spare. The … [Read more...]