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...]

Friday, December 14th – 5:30-8:00 pm
Smith Dobson/Andrew Speight Quintet
jazz in the bookshop
every Friday since October 2002
 

$10-20 suggested donation; $5 for students, musicians, low income. . Two of San Francisco's top saxophone players go head to head, backed by an all-star rhythm section . . Smith Dobson and Andrew Speight, saxophones Keith Saunders, … [Read more...]

Monday, December 10th – 7:00-9:30 pm
RJAM JAM SESSION! (Monthly every 2nd Monday)
Students from the SFCM Roots, Jazz & American Music
Program hosts young Bay Area talent

2nd year! Students in the SF Conservatory of Music's "Roots, Jazz & American Music" BMUS degree program host their peers from Bay Area colleges and high schools. No cover charge. Donations to support the bookshop that supports the students are … [Read more...]