« Week of July 7, 2013 »
Start: 07/07/2013 8:00 pm

Kweskin Jug BandBefore smart phones and personal computers, before the Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Jim Kweskin Jug Band became the original Americana band, playing everything from classic blues to hillbilly country, ragtime, jazz, and rock and roll, perfectly capturing the 1960s mix of exuberant anarchy and heartfelt sincerity.

Start: 07/09/2013 8:00 pm

Freight Open MicThis is your chance to play at the Freight. Our Open Mic has brought in some of our brightest performers, including Shawn Colvin, Dana Carvey, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Patrick Landeza. The audience is friendly – and people actually listen! So come on down and join the fun. All performers 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: 07/10/2013 8:00 pm

Martha Redbone Roots ProjectHere’s how the New Yorker describes her latest project: “In a brilliant collision of cultures, the powerful blues and soul singer Martha Redbone has recorded an album called The Garden of Love: Songs of William Blake, produced by John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

Start: 07/11/2013 8:00 pm

David BerkeleyDavid Berkeley plays polished, folk-inflected pop with clever lyrics and a bright, shimmering sound.

Start: 07/12/2013 8:00 pm

Loafer's GloryThe masterful musicians in Loafer’s Glory take their bluegrass nice and easy. They love the music, they find joy in playing it, and the result is glorious indeed. Berkeley-born Herb Pedersen plays guitar and banjo, sings, and writes an occasional song.

Start: 07/13/2013 8:00 pm

Ramana VieiraRamana Vieira sings Fado like it’s never been sung before.