« Week of February 17, 2013 »
Start: 02/17/2013 8:00 pm

Please see the Freight box office for refunds.

The SupremesThe Miracles       Lil Stevie


Start: 02/18/2013 1:00 pm

Linda Tillery, Evie Ladin, Ray Obiedo, Barbara Higbie, Unique Derique, Jackeline RagoIn honor of the 26 who lost their lives at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut, Linda Tillery takes the Freight stage with her friends to remember the children who perished and promote the safety of all children in a family friendly performance and sing-along guaranteed to lift the spirits.  The show features Linda on vocals and percussion, Evie Ladin on vocals and banjo, Ray Obiedo on electric guitar, Bar

Start: 02/18/2013 7:30 pm

Catch a glimpse of the future when the West Coast Songwriters present their monthly Songwriters Competition, where members perform their material live on the Freight stage. Performers sign up from 7:00 to 7:20, and at 7:30 the house lights go down and the show goes on! Guest judges award “Best Song” and “Best Performance.” The most active association of songwriters in the country, WCS is dedicated to providing the environment, opportunities, and tools to nurture and promote successful songwriters.

Start: 02/19/2013 8:00 pm

This is your chance to play at the Freight – in front of a friendly and supportive audience that actually listens. Our Open Mic has brought in some of our brightest performers, including Shawn Colvin, Dana Carvey, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Patrick Landeza. So come on down and join the fun. All performers are welcome.


Signups – on a first-come, first-served basis – begin when the door opens at 7:00 p.m. The show starts promptly at 8:00 p.m.

Start: 02/20/2013 8:00 pm

Andy StatmanA master of both mandolin and clarinet, Andy Statman plays his own brand of bluegrass, klezmer, and jazz—playful, prayerful, and powerful in a way that you have to hear.  The Chicago Tribune calls him “one of the greatest mandolinists of this—or any—era,” and Ricky Skaggs calls him “Bill Monroe and John Coltrane poured into one person.”  He’s played with Bob Dylan and Itzhak Perlman, and released more than 30 albums, including his latest, Old Brooklyn, recorded with his

Start: 02/21/2013 8:00 pm

Sharon Gilchrist, No Place Pacific, The Drifter Sisters, Laurie LewisLaurie Lewis, Freight favorite and host of New Voices, is so enamored with these young and talented musicians that she wanted to make sure the Freight audience had an opportunity to hear them—and at last century’s admission prices, you owe it to yourself to take a chance on getting blown away!

Start: 02/22/2013 8:00 pm

Kris DelmhorstKris Delmhorst has the kind of voice that makes you lean forward because you don’t want to miss anything.  It’s warm and relaxed, a little husky, and she sings with tenderness and a complete commitment to the essence of each song.  Her music is influenced by folk and country, gospel and rock and roll.  She takes her inspiration from sources as diverse as Walt Whitman, Edna St.

Start: 02/23/2013 8:00 pm

Chookasian Armenian Concert EnsembleChookasian Armenian Concert Ensemble has been presenting traditional Armenian music, dance, and culture since 1994.  Their concerts draw on classical, folkloric, and troubadour music from both eastern and western Armenia.  The ensemble received the National Gold Medal Award from the Republic of Armenia during their tour in 1999, won the award for Best Traditional Armenian Folk Music at the Armenian Music Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles in 2009.