Open daily 11-7 and every Friday until 9

653 Chenery St in San Francisco's Glen Park

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So long, Howie…

Howard Dudune passed away Saturday, and all that are left are memories... and fortunately, at least one magnificent recording; undoubtedly more. Howie was a joy to hear from the first, a talent you could scarcely comprehend, joyfully exquisite time … [Read more...]

Happy at home in Glen Park… thanks for noticing, Hoodline!

¬†Inside Bird And Beckett Story by Stephen Jackson, Hoodline, July 30, 2016 If you're in Glen Park and looking to expand your cultural horizons, your safest bet is to head over to Bird and Beckett Books and Records. The name, derived … [Read more...]

Friday, September 23rd – 5:30-8 pm
jazz in the bookshop SF’s longest running neighborhood jazz party
Dorothy Lefkovits with the Chuck Peterson Quintet

The very heart of Bird & Beckett's music programming is this seasoned group of jazz professionals including¬†the wonderful, gracious and charming vocalist Dorothy Lefkovits. We opened the store in 1999, hosted the occasional jazz concert on … [Read more...]

Monday, September 5th – 7-9 pm
A Labor Day poetry reading
Featured poets Alice Rogoff and Phyllis Holiday
an open mic follows

Alice Rogoff is from New Rochelle, New York and went to a large diverse high school, then a small college with lots of political activism in the 1960s, arrived in San Francisco in North Beach, was published in Amphora, Gypsy Table and the San … [Read more...]

Sunday, August 28th – 7:30-10 pm
Howard Alden / Duncan James Duo

Two guitarists with a common history, ample musical respect and affection take a turn together on the Bird & Beckett stage. … [Read more...]