POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, December 3rd – 7-9 pm
POETS! – Byron Spooner + Judith Ayn Bernhard
followed by an open mic

In a rare joint appearance, Judith Ayn Bernhard and Byron Spooner will read at Bird & Beckett Books, 653 Chenery, on December 3 at 7 PM. Judith will read new work and some old favorites. Byron will read his new Christmas story. Judith Ayn … [Read more...]

Sunday, December 2nd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Wendy Burch Steel & Redwood
which way west? Sunday concert series
$10-20 suggested donation

Wendy Burch Steel and Redwood play a unique cross-section of genres incorporating all the good and sweet aspects of folk, old-time, country, bluegrass and blues. Bluegrass icon Laurie Lewis produced, played and sang on Wendy’s debut CD, “Open Wings” … [Read more...]

Saturday, December 1st – 7:30–10:00 pm
Grant Levin Quartet
featuring Lori Bell, flute
$20 cover charge; $10 for students, musicians, low income
jazz club! when lights are low… every Saturday night

The Jazz Philanthropists Union presents... Pianist Grant Levin leads a quartet featuring the flutist Lori Bell, up from San Diego for the date! David Ewell on bass; Hamir Atwal on drums. Bell is an award-winning musician "of admirable depth and … [Read more...]

Saturday, December 1st – 3:30-4:30 pm
Brett Karner Holiday Concert
donations appreciated

Brett Karner - trumpet Xander Johns - baritone saxophone Jackson Contugno - tenor saxophone Spencer Hoefert - guitar Cris Carrera - bass Robert Chapa - drums Top talent from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's "Roots, Jazz and American … [Read more...]

Friday, November 30th – 8:30-10:30 pm – the late show!
Geechi Taylor Quartet

$20 cover charge; $10 for students/musicians/low income. Trumpeter Geechi Taylor is a cornerstone of the Bay Area jazz scene. He's bringing a slammin' quartet into Bird & Beckett tonight for your pleasure Geechi … [Read more...]