Friday, October 26th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002

The 230 Jones Street Band represents a continuous line of descent from the earliest days of Friday evening jazz in the bookshop! Saxophonists Jerry Logas and Ray Loeckle, guitarist Glenn Deardorf, bassist Dean Reilly and drummer Tony Johnson play … [Read more...]

Thursday, October 25th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Jason Hainsworth-Michael Dease Quintet

$20 cover charge. $10 for students / musicians / low income. Michael Dease, trombone Jason Hainsworth, tenor saxophone Spencer Hoefert, guitar Cris Carrera, bass Robert Chapa, drums Jason Hainsworth, Assistant Director of the Roots, Jazz … [Read more...]

Wednesday, October 24th – 7:00 pm
William E. Glassley presents A Wilder Time

Bill Glassley returns to Bird & Beckett to present his newly published book, A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice (Bellevue Literary Press, 2018). In A Wilder Time, Glassley, a surfer turned geologist at the … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 21st – 4:30-6:30 pm
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

Rural blues from the San Francisco masters of the form HowellDevine Joshua Howell, harp, guitar, vocals Pete Devine, traps, washboard, percussion, jug Joe Kyle, Jr., bass … [Read more...]

Sunday, October 21st – 2:00-3:45 pm
Poets Maxine Chernoff & Neeli Cherkovski

  Maxine Chernoff will read her poems from Camera (2016) and Under the Music, forthcoming 2019. She has won an NEA grant and the PEN Translation Award, and has been a visiting writer at The American Academy in Rome. Neeli Cherkovski has … [Read more...]