« Week of February 14, 2010 »
Start: 02/14/2010 8:00 pm

San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival knocks another one out of the park! Make sure you check out the Nashville Bluegrass Band, a group of master musicians known both for their consummate talents and unique sound and for their alter egos—the Soggy Bottom Boys from the film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Start: 02/15/2010 7:30 pm

Come check out the future when the West Coast Songwriters Association presents its monthly Freight & Salvage Songwriter Competition, where members get the chance to take the stage and perform their material before a live audience. Performers sign up from 6:45 to 7:20, and at 7:30 the show's on!

Start: 02/17/2010 8:00 pm

The Boston Globe described Hanneke Cassel's fiddle playing as "Exuberant and rhythmic, somehow both wild and innocent, delivered with captivating melodic clarity and an irresistible playfulness." Born in Oregon, Hanneke began studying classical violin at age eight, then mastered Texas-style and Scottish fiddle as well (she studied with renowned Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and Cape Breton master Buddy MacMaster).

Start: 02/18/2010 8:00 pm

They're back! Talented Bay Area musicians Keith Greeninger, Kimball Hurd, and Roger Feuer—also known as the acoustic trio, City Folk—reunite at the Freight for an evening of music that they describe as "folk in the traditional sense: music of and for the people."

Start: 02/19/2010 8:00 pm

Dr. K and the San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival join forces tonight to present an evening of flat out fun bluegrass from three young local bands: 49 Special, Montana Slim, and Bucky Walters.

Start: 02/20/2010 8:00 pm

Irish fiddle virtuoso Martin Hayes and Chicago-born guitarist Dennis Cahill possess a rare musical kinship, ranking them among the most memorable duos of our era. The twosome holds listeners spellbound with their slow-building, fiery performances, releasing the pure, distilled beauty and vast emotional depths of traditional Irish music.