« Week of March 25, 2012 »
Start: 03/25/2012 8:00 pm

Susan WernerDavid WilcoxTwo of our favorite singer-songwriters take the stage in this evening’s memorable double bill.

Start: 03/26/2012 8:00 pm

San Francisco Brass QuintetThe fabulous brass players of the SFBQ return to our stage with a program featuring their customary mix of old, new, borrowed, and blue. John Pearson and James Dooley on trumpet, Doug Hull on horn, Craig McAmis on trombone, and Forrest Byram on tuba offer a varied program of exciting music that is guaranteed to chase the winter blues away.

Start: 03/27/2012 7:30 pm

Check out the future when the West Coast Songwriters presents its monthly Songwriter Competition, where members take the stage and perform their material. Performers sign up from 7:00 to 7:20, and at 7:30 the show’s on! Guest judges award a “Best Song” and “Best Performance.” The most active songwriters’ association in the United States, WCS is dedicated to providing the environment, opportunities, and tools to nurture and promote songwriters.

Start: 03/28/2012 7:00 pm

This event will feature East Bay women entrepreneurs pitching to an all-women judging panel.  It is sponsored in part by Berkeley Startup Cluster, the City of Berkeley, and the Downtown Berkeley Association.


Start: 03/29/2012 8:00 pm

Tom Paxton"These songs have a way of sneaking up on you. You may find yourself humming them, whistling them, and singing a verse to a friend. Like the songs of Woody Guthrie, they're becoming part of America." - Pete Seeger

Start: 03/30/2012 8:00 pm

Junius Courtney Big BandYou can bet that our dance floor will be open for business when the Junius Courtney Big Band kicks off its 50th anniversary season at the Freight! With the supremely stylish Denise Perrier providing vocals, the 19-piece aggregation invites dancers of all stripes to help launch the celebration in stomping' style.

Start: 03/31/2012 8:00 pm

The WaybacksCome on over and join the party as the Waybacks bring down the house! Self-described purveyors of acoustic mayhem, the Waybacks—guitarist James Nash, drummer Chuck Hamilton, bass player Joe Kyle Jr., and fiddler and mandolinist Warren Hood—are a quartet of virtuosos with a wide array of americana idioms at their fingertips.