Saturday, December 22nd – 7:30–10:00 pm
Vocalist Larry Smith & His Trio
$25 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, low income
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

In the spirit of the season, vocalist Larry Smith brings us a warm, joyful and healing evening of song. You can expect elegantly swinging renditions of traditional and seasonal jazz, contemporary and Brazilian tunes, and undoubtedly his … [Read more...]

Friday, December 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
Scott Foster Quartet
surveys the Wes Montgomery/Wynton Kelly collaboration 
jazz in the bookshop, every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation
 

Scott Foster Quartet takes a look at the famous Wes Montgomery/Wynton Kelly collaboration. Scott Foster, guitar Ben Stolorow, piano Noah Schenker, bass Omar Aran, drums $10-20 suggested donation $5 suggested for students/musicians/low income … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, December 17th – 7-9 pm
Readings followed by an open mic

San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck and peripatetic troubadour Jerry Ferraz present our twice-monthly poetry readings, every 1st and 3rd Monday -- two featured readers followed by an open mic. Tonight, they've enlisted Norm Mattox and Julian … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 16th – 4:30-6:30 pm
The Quitters – Stevie Coyle & Glenn Houston
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

A powerhouse Americana guitar duo of right-side up finger picking (Stevie Coyle) and upside down flat picking (Glenn Houston). The Quitters deliver a performance spiced with humor and serendipity. To quote the Strawberry Music Festival: “Stevie … [Read more...]

Saturday, December 15th – 7:30–10:00 pm
Kwela-Kwela! Jazz & Jive Styles of Capetown
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

$20 cover charge; $10 for students/musicians/low income Kwela-kwela is the lively music of Cape Town, South Africa that originated in the 1950s, centering on the pennywhistle and fusing South African tribal/folk music of the 40s and 50s and the … [Read more...]