« Week of October 13, 2013 »
Start: 10/13/2013 8:00 pm


Start: 10/14/2013 8:00 pm

Classical at the Freight brings in the Bay Area’s best classical musicians for an hour of outstanding chamber music in an informal, friendly atmosphere. San Francisco Chamber Orchestra music director Ben Simon hosts. There’s no stuffiness, no mystification, just an invigorating evening with gifted musicians sharing the beauty and joy of this timeless art with new audiences of all ages.

Start: 10/15/2013 8:00 pm

Missy Raines & The New HipMissy Raines has long been recognized as the quintessential bluegrass bassist – the International Bluegrass Music Association just nominated her for its Bass Player of the Year award for the 22nd time in 23 years, and she’s won the award seven times – but her musical interests go even wider and deeper, encompassing jazz, indie rock, newgrass, and American roots music. Luckily, she’s put together the perfect band for exploring those interests.

Start: 10/16/2013 8:00 pm

Ancient FutureThe pioneering world music band Ancient Future reunites to celebrate the re-release of their influential 1990 album, World Without Walls, bringing together the original lineup of Matthew Montfort on scalloped fretboard guitar, Jim Hurley on violin, Doug McKeehan on keyboards, Ian Dogole on percussion, and Kash Killion on bass.

Start: 10/17/2013 8:00 pm

Asian American OrchestraAsian American Orchestra presents: Our Eyes on the Prize: King’s Dream 50 Years On, Featuring "Voices Of A Dream" vocal ensemble, Jazz, Blues, Spirituals, Freedom Songs, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Female Freedom Fighters

Start: 10/18/2013 8:00 pm

TempestAfter 25 years, 15 albums, and more than 2,000 gigs, the Bay Area folk rock group Tempest is taking a night to celebrate.

Start: 10/19/2013 8:00 pm

With an engaging conversational style, Ellis Paul delivers his tunes in a high, clear voice that gets you right in the heart. He tells touching and tender stories in songs that meld a pop sensibility with an abiding respect for the storytelling tradition of masters like Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. His finely chiseled, deeply humane songs have won him more than a dozen Boston Music Awards.