Friday, June 22nd – 9:00-10:30 pm
The Pipes – the late show!
$15 cover charge; students $5

  Darren Johnston, trumpet Cory Wright & Stephen Lugerner, bass clarinets   … [Read more...]

Friday, June 22nd – 5:30-8:00 pm
The 230 Jones Street, Local 6 Literary Jazz Band
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since October 2002
$10-20 suggested donation; students $5
pay only what you can, but help us pay the band!

The legacy band! Chuck Peterson put this unit together several years ago, as a fresh iteration in a direct line of evolution from the earliest days of Bird & Beckett Friday evening jazz... Now, its core line-up sports Ray Loeckle on tenor … [Read more...]

Tonight! Tuesday, June 19- 7:30-9:30 pm
Peck Allmond’s San Francisco Quartet

Berkeley-raised (from the age of 7), Berkeley USD-trained (on trumpet; BHS Class of 1980), multi-instrumentalist Peck Allmond has been Brooklyn-based since 1993. The last few years when he's traveled out to the Bay Area, he's commonly been found in … [Read more...]

POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, June 18th – 7-9 pm
Jazz Poet Charles Curtis Blackwell + The Poetician
An open mic follows, Jerry Ferraz, m.c.

Click through to watch this incredible slice of a documentary on Charles Curtis Blackwell! … [Read more...]

Sunday, June 17th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Crying Time C&W
$10 suggested donation

Honky tonk revisionists out of Oakland, Crying Time plays straight-up country and western music, from Bob Wills to Glen Campbell with whistle stops in between. Their original songs sit pretty in the mix – you’ll think you heard these tunes on your … [Read more...]