« Week of March 10, 2013 »
Start: 03/10/2013 8:00 pm

Julian Lage was once a guitar whiz kid, and now, at 25, he’s a guitar wizard. His music is rich in melody, texture, and rhythm, synthesizing influences from jazz and bluegrass, folk and chamber music, along with traditions from around the world.

Start: 03/12/2013 8:00 pm

Mikey ZWho is Mikey Z?

Start: 03/13/2013 8:00 pm

CalaverasCalaveras returns to the Freight for an evening of fresh and timeless original songs inspired by a deep appreciation of traditional and contemporary American roots music and seasoned with strong lead vocals, lovely close harmonies, and deft instrumentals.

Start: 03/14/2013 8:00 pm

The Red Clay RamblersThe Red Clay Ramblers are a fun bunch. “Though they’re a walking encyclopedia of Americana,” says the Greensboro News & Record, they “never forget they're up there to entertain.” And entertain they do, with a repertoire that includes bluegrass, blues, folk, and gospel, and a healthy dose of homespun wit and charm.

Start: 03/15/2013 8:00 pm

Bryan Sutton, David Holt & T. Michael ColemanGrammy-winning musicians Bryan Sutton, David Holt, and T. Michael Coleman celebrate the musical genius of the late Doc Watson in a show that mixes traditional classics with fresh originals.

Start: 03/16/2013 12:00 pm


The Freight joins forces with The Berkeley Old-Time Music Convention to host BOTMC’s Spring Situation community open house, a free afternoon of old-time stringband picking, singing, cabaret-style concert sets, jam sessions and workshops galore on all manner of making music with people.

Start: 03/16/2013 8:00 pm

Michael & Shay BlackBrothers Michael and Shay Black play an exciting mix of Dublin street songs, music hall songs, and historical ballads, as well as songs from the Irish, English, and Scottish traditions and the occasional contemporary number. Singing in close harmony, playing guitar, banjo, and keyboards, telling funny stories, and even dancing now and again, Michael and Shay draw people in with their energy, wit, and superb musicianship.