« Week of January 30, 2011 »
Start: 01/30/2011 8:00 pm

Grammy-nominated vocal acrobats, certifiable nutjobs, and perennial audience favorites, The Bobs—Richard Bob Greene, Matthew Bob Stull, Amy Bob Englehardt, and Dan Bob Schumacher—offer incredible live performances, witty, tuneful, original material, and outrageous covers of classic songs.

Start: 01/31/2011 8:00 pm

Our most popular Classical at the Freight celebration continues with great chamber music by the Salzburg classical master, performed by top players from the Bay Area's favorite chamber orchestra. Bask in the glorious sounds of violin, viola, cello, bassoon and piano featuring San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars Robin Sharp, Ben Simon, Tamara Bohlin, Karla Ekholm, and guest pianist Karen Rosenak.


Start: 02/01/2011 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: 02/02/2011 8:00 pm

One of this country's most astute commentators in any medium, Loudon Wainwright III has been sharing his superb songs with us since the late '60s. A superb lyricist who balances the unflinching honesty and powerful emotions of his autobiographical musings with a knack for pulling the rug out from under his own pretensions, Loudon "wrings more human truth out of his contradiction than any other songwriter of his generation," in the words of New York Times music critic Stephen Holden.

Start: 02/03/2011 8:00 pm

Formed in 1975 in the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, this band has spent over three decades offering their contagious version of "the real Scotland," a blend of songs old and new, played on a combination of ancient and modern instruments-bagpipes, keyboards, fiddle, guitar, flutes, bodhran, and accordion. Tonight, they're joined by terrific singer and songwriter, Jim Malcolm.

Start: 02/04/2011 8:00 pm

There may be some limited standing room only tickets available once the show starts at 8 pm for $85.50.

Start: 02/05/2011 8:00 pm

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Arhoolie Records throws the party of a lifetime, with panels (see link to Arhoolie’s website for time & locations), discussions, fantastic regional foods, a “second line“ parade Saturday 4 pm with the Tremé Brass Band, plus three amazing concerts with proceeds benefiting the Arhoolie Foundation.