POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, July 2nd – 7-9 pm
James Cagney & Cassandra Dallet followed by an open mic

James Cagney Cassandra Dallet plus open mic Jerry Ferraz & SF Poet Laureate Kim Shuck co-host James Cagney is a poet from Oakland, and has featured at many venues in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. His work has been published … [Read more...]

Saturday, June 30th – 7:30 pm
$20 cover charge (students $10)
jazz club! when lights are low…

Lincoln Adler, sax Lee Bloom, piano Brandon Essex, bass Carrie Jahde, drums With the experience of many years of collaboration as a unit, NoCoasters takes on original compositions, jazz, Latin, New Orleans, pop and even country standards … [Read more...]

Friday, June 29th – 9-11 pm – The Late Show!
San Francisco Holiday – a Smith Dobson/Charlie Gurke Quartet
$15 cover charge; students $5

Smith Dobson, soprano sax Charlie Gurke, baritone sax John Wiitala, bass Evan Hughes, drums Each of these four musicians is hugely respected on the local professional jazz scene; together, they'll dig deep into some wonderful … [Read more...]

Friday, June 29th – 5:30-8:00 pm
The Adam Gay Quintet
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday after work
bring what you can to help us pay the band!

Lyle Link, alto sax Bob Kenmotsu, tenor sax Keith Saunders, piano Adam Gay, bass Omar Aran, drums Bassist Adam Gay has assembled a quintet of fine players, including two reed players who have soul and technique to spare. The … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 1st – 4:30-6:30 pm
Patrick Wolff Quartet featuring pianist Randy Porter
which way west? Sunday concert series
$20 suggested donation/$10 students

Patrick Wolff, sax Randy Porter, piano Eric Markowitz, bass Evan Hughes, drums Saxophonist Wolff joins forces with highly acclaimed Grammy-nominated pianist Porter for a couple of sets of creative, swinging jazz. Long associated through … [Read more...]