Sunday, August 17th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Sufi Music of the
Sukhawat Ali Khan Ensemble

which way west? Sunday afternoon concert series. Never a cover charge,  but your donations help us pay the musicians! $10 to $15 suggested for this date, but it's totally your call. Sunday, August 17th from 4:30-6:30 pm: Vocalist and harmonium … [Read more...]

Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 4:30 pm:
Albatross Clarinet Quartet

The Albatross Quartet, featuring Dave Tidball, clarinet, bass clarinet; Jim Dukey, clarinet, bass clarinet; Dick Mathias, clarinet, bass clarinet; and Charlie Keagle, clarinet, present a unique fusion of chamber music and jazz improvisation for … [Read more...]

Wednesday, September 18th, 7:00 pm:
¡ Viva Lamantia !
Publication Party for the
Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia

OUT-there poetry & OUT-there jazz: Poets Clark Coolidge, Garrett Caples, and Andrew Joron (Caples and Joron are also the editors of the book), with bibliographer Steven Fama, plus music from OUROBOROS (Sheldon Brown & Joseph Noble, reeds; … [Read more...]

New Monsters
Jazz live in the store

Sunday, September 23rd - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. which way west? Sunday concert series. no cover - but your donations are crucial to help us pay the musicians. What to make of this booking?  Bird & Beckett invites you to come down to the shop … [Read more...]

8 day forecast

Literature with a chance of pulp fiction coming up, a little stormy political commentary, some gentle philosophical breezes out of the west.  Between now and Thursday, we're selling books.  Open 11 a.m. every day, closing at 7 p.m... except when … [Read more...]