« Week of October 27, 2013 »
Start: 10/27/2013 8:00 pm

Marley's GhostMarley’s Ghost returns to the Freight for a celebration of musical possibilities, from country to reggae, English folk to gospel, rhythm and blues to Scottish bagpipe tunes.

Start: 10/28/2013 8:00 pm

Darryl PurposeDarryl Purpose, after a seven-year break, is back with his seventh album, Next Time Around. It’s fair to say that people who hear it really like it.

Start: 10/29/2013 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: 10/30/2013 8:00 pm

Dale MillerPlease join us tonight for a celebration to honor guitarist Dale Miller, who recently passed away.  Dale was one of the Bay Area’s most respected fingerstyle guitarists, known for his ability to coax a sweet and mellow tone from his resonator guitars, a custom Martin and a vintage National steel-body, while playing blues, ragtime, jazz standards, and his original compositions.

Start: 10/31/2013 8:00 pm

TylanAfter five studio albums and ten years on the road with the internationally acclaimed folk-pop quartet Girlyman, Tylan is returning to her musical roots. “There’s something about the raw, lyric-driven acoustic experience that has always appealed to me,” she says. “I like the idea of there being very little between the song and the listener.

Start: 11/01/2013 8:00 pm

Wake the Dead After more than a decade of solid success blending Celtic traditional music with the songs of the Grateful Dead, the world’s first Celtic all-star Grateful Dead jam band is bringing its unique brand of musical alchemy to the Summer of Love, much to the delight of Deadheads, folkies, rockers, and lovers of Irish reels. The Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit,” the Youngblood’s “Get Together,” Steven Stills’ “Love the One You’re With” – all receive the band’s unique Celtic twist.

Start: 11/02/2013 8:00 pm

Iva BittováWhen Iva Bittová takes the stage, she brings the audience into an enthralling musical universe. For the listener, the space she creates is "so intimate and personal you can almost feel her breath on your ears," according to CMJ. Performing solo, the Czech composer and improviser extends the range of both the human voice and her violin.