Sunday, January 6th – 2:00-3:30 pm
Dan Richman reads from his new book, Myth Mess

Many decades ago, Dan Richman sallied forth from Whitman's Long Island with an advanced degree in English under his belt, heading west to the fabled land of California. Landing kerplunk in San Francisco, he proceeded to make his living as a … [Read more...]

Saturday, January 5th – 7:30–10:00 pm
Roy Lives! The Noah Frank Quintet
plays a tribute to the late trumpeter Roy Hargrove
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

$20 cover charge.$10 for students/musicians/low income Roy Hargrove burst onto the jazz scene in the early 1990s in the league of such players as Antonio Hart and Christian McBride; later he nimbly participated in the fusion of jazz with R&B and … [Read more...]

Friday, January 4th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Kick off the new year with Eric & the In Crowd!
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation

Eric Shifrin, piano Charlie McCarthy, sax Joe McKinley, bass Mark Lee, drums Eric Shifrin, jazz pianist par excellence and free spirit, has gathered the in crowd in the saloons and salons of the City for decades. … [Read more...]

Monday, December 31st – 7:30–10:00 pm
Rockin’ (Jazzy) New Year’s Eve
with Darren Johnston & Friends

Darren Johnston has promised to lure in fellow musicians looking for a good time on New Years Eve, all for your pleasure! And indeed, he's delivered! Wil Blades on organ! Hamir Atwal on drums! The finest jazz monsters San Francisco has to … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 30th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Duncan James / Ray Scott Guitar Duo
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

Our traditional last-Sunday-of-the-year booking... a reason for cheer! … [Read more...]