« Week of January 24, 2010 »
Start: 01/24/2010 8:00 pm

Boasting four of the most accomplished, creative young talents of the emerging new acoustic music scene, The Bee Eaters mingle bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, jazz, and pop influences into a striking, elegant fusion of tradition and innovation.

Start: 01/25/2010 8:00 pm

Come join the festivities as Classical at the Freight presents a Mozart Birthday Party, celebrating Wolfgang's 254th with two of his glorious quintets, performed by the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars.

Start: 01/26/2010 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: 01/27/2010 8:00 pm

Intriguingly labelled "A powerfully elastic ensemble" by the New York Times, Be Bread is a forward-thinking sextet led by the fearless composer Myra Melford (piano/harmonium). Created to play music based on Myra's studies in India, the band delves into meters and tonalities well outside the realm of western music, resulting in an otherworldly sound that's wholly uncategorizable.

Start: 01/28/2010 8:00 pm

Adored by many Freightgoers from his years as lead singer with the inimitable Old Blind Dogs, Jim Malcolm is unquestionably one of the finest Scots traditional singers of his generation. He has a beautiful, rich voice and the powerful ability to deliver vibrant yet purely authentic-sounding music, whether what he's singing is an ancient Scots song in the original vernacular, his own lyrics set to an old familiar tune, or one of his completely original efforts.

Start: 01/29/2010 8:00 pm

There will be some limited standing room only tickets available once the show starts at 8:00 pm for $29.50.

Start: 01/30/2010 10:00 am

Two hours of slow-food radio with conversation, music, and play, from 10 am to noon. Puchase advance tickets online through Ticketweb, or call the West Coast Live reservations line at 415-664-9500.

Sedge Thomson welcomes a stellar line-up of guests for this January weekend...

Sharon Gless, with co-star Stephen Macht...appearing in A Round-Heeled Woman through February 7, and at the REAF All You Need Is Love 2 AIDS Benefit on February 8

Greil Marcus, the biographer of our rock'n'roll era.

Start: 01/30/2010 8:00 pm

With Lou squeezing accordion and Peter on guitar, this Madison, Wisconsin-based duo brings down the house with a unique tour de farce, blending midwestern culture with street-smart savvy to demonstrate why they are possibly the funniest songwriters extant.