« Week of May 20, 2012 »
Start: 05/20/2012 8:00 pm

Manuel Agujetas accompanied by Manuel ValenciaSpanish Gypsy flamenco legend Manuel Agujetas is an outstanding, controversial singer, anarchic and unpredictable, with a vocal style that a Village Voice writer memorably described as "a well-modulated primal scream—an exquisitely controlled shriek of anguish and despair . . . it does have a sheer animal quality to it".

Start: 05/21/2012 8:00 pm

SFCO All-StarsClassical at the Freight celebrates National Chamber Music Month by presenting four outstanding San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars in a virtuosic program of chamber music favorites by Mozart, Beethoven, and others. The concert features Tod Brody (flute), Elizabeth Choi (violin), Alexandra Leem (viola), and Hannah Addario-Berry (cello).

Start: 05/22/2012 8:00 pm

Wavy GravyJoin us for this fabulous and festive, multi-faceted concert, with proceeds benefiting the beloved circus and performing arts camp, Camp Winnarainbow. With His Eminence of Clowndom, camp founder Wavy Gravy as host, the show features Jonathan Richman, the Barry Melton Band, with special guest Nick Gravenites!

Start: 05/23/2012 8:00 pm

Noam PikelnyBanjo whiz Noam Pikelny takes his instrument to new levels of intensity, incorporating contemporary elements with a classic old-time drive. His extraordinary playing has made waves in Leftover Salmon, the John Cowan Band, and more recently in envelope-pushing americana chamber group the Punch Brothers, as well as on his solo projects like the recent CD, Beat the Devil & Carry a Rail.

Start: 05/24/2012 8:00 pm

All fans of blues, swing, and all manner of hokum should make tracks to the Freight for tonight's show!

Start: 05/25/2012 8:00 pm

Loudon Wainwright IIIOne of this country's most astute commentators in any medium, Loudon Wainwright III has been sharing his beautifully crafted songs with us since the late 1960s.

Start: 05/26/2012 8:00 pm

Pierre BensusanSince the mid-1970s Pierre Bensusan's name has been synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius. Working in open tuning with his steel strings tuned to the modal, mystical-sounding DADGAD, Pierre is a composer, singer, and acoustic guitar visionary of passionate intensity with an extraordinarily tender, joyful touch.