« Week of February 21, 2010 »
Start: 02/21/2010 8:00 pm

It's been many a long year since they graced our stage, but now Asylum Street Spankers fans can rejoice! As part of the SF Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival, the indefinably great septet makes a triumphant return to the Freight. Currently in the midst of their Salvation and Sin tour, the Spankers showcase several different facets with a heavenly selection of rousing gospel music from their new CD, God's Favorite Band, balanced by a set of songs about the joys of sinning.

Start: 02/22/2010 8:00 pm

The fourth annual return of this fantastic ensemble, the five sterling members of the SFBQ in a stirring program of brass music.

Start: 02/23/2010 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: 02/24/2010 8:00 pm

Texas troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard mixes country, folk, and blues elements in a repertoire of gritty original songs that include some of the richest literary references and compelling melodies to be found in contemporary acoustic music.

Start: 02/25/2010 8:00 pm

Roots music enthusiasts from the Bay Area and beyond know banjo-playing, clogging songbird Evie Ladin from her 10 years with the great all-gal old-time band, The Stairwell Sisters, from stage antics and body slapping with her husband, Keith Terry, or from any number of other intriguing projects she's involved in. Tonight, join Evie as she opens the box on the toe-tapping material featured in her new solo debut CD, Float Downstream, original songs with catchy, ripe stories.

Start: 02/26/2010 8:00 pm

Oh baby—we're in heaven! Fans of strings of all stripes should drop everything and sprint straight over to the Freight to catch this jaw-dropping, eye-popping double whammy of virtuoso plucking, strumming, picking, and bowing.

Start: 02/27/2010 12:00 pm

Join us this afternoon for our Winter Open House! This family-friendly edition features free performances and workshops for folks, kids, and folks with kids.

Start: 02/27/2010 8:00 pm

You can bet that the dance floor will be open for business when the Junius Courtney Big Band with Denise Perrier hits our stage for their first appearance at the New Freight!