Sunday, February 4th – 2-4 pm
Nasty Women Poets read at Bird & Beckett

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Thursday, February 1st – 7:30-9:30 pm
Guitarist Howard Alden & Violinist Kit Eakle:
A duo exploration of some music by Monk & Django!
$20 cover charge

Howard Alden is a formidable guitarist with an international reputation, visiting California this winter for a number of dates with violinist Kit Eakle, well known as an historian of the violin in jazz. Alden and Eakle are embarking on a run of … [Read more...]

Friday, January 12th – 9:00 pm
Reasons for Moving

Reasons for Moving Darren Johnston, trumpet Larry Ochs, sax Fred Frith, guitar Allison Miller, drums This all-improvised concert at Bird & Beckett by the group "Reasons for Moving" is in preparation for a 2018 tour of Europe starting at … [Read more...]

Sunday, January 14th – 2-4 pm
Benefit for North Bay poets
who lost their homes in the fires

Sonoma County Poet Laureates, past and present, and California State Poet Laureate Dana Gioia converge on Bird & Beckett to aid poets and artists of the county who suffered loss in the Santa Rosa and Sonoma fires in October. Past laureates … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 31st– 1:00-3:00 pm
Tony Corman – Frank Phipps

Guitarist Tony Corman and trombonist Frank Phipps join forces for two sets of duo work, closing out another year of beautiful music at Bird & Beckett -- San Francisco's southernmost outpost of literary and jazz culture! … [Read more...]