Open daily 11-7 and every Friday until 9

653 Chenery St in San Francisco's Glen Park

View our full calendar of events

Friday, July 1st – 5:30-8 pm
jazz in the bookshop

Bird & Beckett is jazz central on Friday nights... and SeaBop has been entertaining the neighborhood for years on the first Friday of each month.  Led by bassist Don Prell, the core personnel of Seabop are sax/clarinet player Jerry Logas and … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 3rd – 4:30-6:30 pm:
A trad jazz celebration with the
Buena Vista Jazz Band!

To us, nothing suits the 4th of July weekend as well as a trad jazz party, and few can rival the Buena Vista Jazz Band in bringing that spirit to life. Singer Darlene Langston is featured, with Noel Weidcamp on cornet, John Hunt on trombone, Don … [Read more...]

Tuesday, July 5th – 7-9 pm
Lucie Vitkova, Czeck composer and performer
screens a documentary film on her work and performs

  Please join us for a film screening and performance by Lucie Vitková! Lucie Vítková is a composer, improviser and performer (accordion, harmonica, voice and tap dance) from the Czech Republic. Her compositions focus on sonification … [Read more...]

Friday, June 24th – 5:30-8 pm – jazz in the bookshop
Tenor Conclave Madness!
David Boyce & Phillip Greenlief with the Scott Foster Quintet

Two hugely creative and talented tenor players collaborating on two sets of jazz, out on the front line of the Scott Foster Quintet -- Scott on guitar, Alex Farrell on  bass and Mark Lee on drums. It's impossible to believe this won't be a classic … [Read more...]

Thursday, May 12th – 7-9 pm
Bird & Beckett Book Club

Every second Thursday, gather with a bookish batch of your neighbors to yak up the books... this month, it's Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior... next month, God's Hotel by Victoria Sweet... July, Some Luck by Jane Smiley. The folks love to see … [Read more...]