« Week of November 1, 2009 »
Start: 11/01/2009 8:00 pm

It is possible that there's another musician somewhere who's had his songs covered by Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, and Willie Nelson, but if you add Nina Simone, Janis Joplin, Ike & Tina Turner, and Kermit the Frog to the list, it's a pretty good bet that Chip Taylor is the only man who can claim the honor.

Start: 11/03/2009 8:00 pm

All performers are welcome to participate in this event that has produced some of our brightest performers, including: Shawn Colvin, Dana Carvey, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Patrick Landeza.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS! One unique aspect of our Open Mic is that, unlike those held in noisy bars where people show up in spite of the fact that there's live music, you will be playing to a supportive group of friends and performers who are actually listening!!!

Start: 11/05/2009 8:00 pm

Since teaming up as a duo last year, Bay Area bluegrass mainstays, banjo master Bill Evans & fiery fiddler Megan Lynch have been performing across the United States as well as in the British Isles and Ireland. Tonight they return to the Freight stage for a fabulous evening including selections from their recent CD, let's do something!

Start: 11/06/2009 8:00 pm

Come hitch a ride to honky-tonk heaven with Bill Kirchen, as the "Titan of the Telecaster" and his red-hot band perform old favorites and newly penned originals, including selections from his hit CD, Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods. With his scorching guitar runs and elegant twang, Bill celebrates an American tradition where country music draws upon its origins in blues and bluegrass, and in the western swing of Texas and California honky-tonks, infusing rockabilly music with an irresistible blend o

Start: 11/07/2009 8:00 pm

Nate Borofsky, Doris Muramatsu, and Ty Greenstein have been creating their own melodious language of three-part harmony driven folk-pop since 2003. Add to the gorgeous Girlyman vocals a quirky sense of humor and a great blend of contemporary folk, americana, and buoyant gender-bending pop—not to mention an infectious ability to have a good time—and you've got a show that's truly hard to resist.