« Week of August 4, 2013 »
Start: 08/04/2013 8:00 pm

Michael Martin MurpheyThe preeminent cowboy musician of the last half century gallops into the Freight to present his “Lone Cowboy Show.” Michael Martin Murphey was the original Cosmic Cowboy back in the 1970s when, along with folks like Jerry Jeff Walker and Willie Nelson, he helped launch the music scene in Austin, Texas into the stratosphere.

Start: 08/06/2013 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: 08/07/2013 8:00 pm

The Freight presents an evening of soul stirring, passionate music from Galicia, performed by a troupe of West Coast folk musicians led by “Cano” Cadarso, a master teacher visiting from Santiago de Compostela. This performance marks the culmination of a week of intensive study in the intricacies of Galician music and dance.

Start: 08/08/2013 8:00 pm

Tom McDermottTom McDermott is a master of the rich musical heritage of New Orleans, fluent in ragtime, traditional jazz, and rhythm and blues. However, as a review in the New York Times makes clear, “Mr. McDermott is not simply a follower of tradition or a repository of old tunes. He composes within his wide-ranging idiom with a knowledgeable feeling for his sources and a sense of humor.” Mr. McDermott – no, let’s call him Tom – grew up in St.

Start: 08/09/2013 8:00 pm

Doug CarnFour jazz virtuosos explore the unlimited possibilities of jazz organ music!

Start: 08/10/2013 10:00 am

Two hours of slow-food radio with conversation, music, and play, from 10 am to noon. Tickets are $15.00 advance, $20.00 at door ($13 advance, $15 at door for seniors). Puchase advance tickets online through West Coast Live's website, or call the West Coast Live reservations line at 415-664-9500.

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Start: 08/10/2013 8:00 pm

Blame SallyWe are sold out of advance tickets for this show. Some standing room only tickets may be available at door time for $30.50.