« Week of June 8, 2014 »
Start: 06/08/2014 8:00 pm

Joe PurdyYou may have heard Joe Purdy without knowing it. His poignant songs have been featured on such television shows as Lost, Grey’s Anatomy, and House, and in the movie The Secret Life of Bees. Once you tune into his music, though, you don’t forget it, the crystal clear acoustic guitar, the gentle, heartfelt vocals.

Start: 06/09/2014 8:00 pm

Oaktown Jazz WorkshopsOaktown Jazz Workshops is local community-based nonprofit dedicated to passing on the tradition of jazz music to young people. Based in Oakland, founded in 1994, the organization provides music instruction and educational presentations that celebrate jazz as an indigenous American art form of profound social, cultural, and artistic significance. Tonight’s show is a benefit to help promote their good work.

Start: 06/10/2014 7:30 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.


Start: 06/11/2014 8:00 pm

San Francisco Gay Men’s ChorusTonight’s show features three choral ensembles from the world-famous SF Gay Men’s Chorus.

These amazing ensembles – The Lollipop Guild, Vocal Minority, and SWAG – storm the stage to present an evening of standards, Broadway, and contemporary pop songs. These 50 irresistible men of the Chorus will delight audiences with a little bit of class, a lot of sass, allwhile keeping it completely gay!

Start: 06/12/2014 8:00 pm

The Deadly Gentlemen’s BallThe great thing about the young Boston-based band The Deadly Gentlemen is not their technical proficiency—though these guys do have mad skills—it’s the music they create: joyful, playful, beautiful. You could say they speak bluegrass with a rock and roll accent.

Start: 06/13/2014 8:00 pm

Aoife O'DonovanHailed as “a vocalist of unerring instinct” by the New York Times, “transcendent” by the Boston Globe, and “the newest darling of the Americana set” by USA Today, Aoife O’Donovan returns to the Freight on her way to a sold-out date at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

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José-Luis Orozco dedicates himself to what he truly enjoys—singing for children.  He is a children’s author, performer, and songwriter known for his song “De Colores”.  José-Luis has recorded 13 volumes of Lírica Infantil, Latin American Children’s Music, and written three award-winning books each accompanied by a CD that presents a bilingual collection of songs, rhymes, tongue  twisters, lullabies, games and holiday celebrations gathered from Spanish-speaking countries.  The LA Times says of his lasti

Start: 06/14/2014 8:00 pm

Robin Flower & Libby McLarenFreight favorites Robin Flower and Libby McLaren return for an exhilarating evening of innovative instrumentals, tight vocal harmonies, wild creative energy, and loads of fun with some very talented musical friends, including bass player extraordinaire Jan Martinelli and the inimitable Danny Carnahan of Wake the Dead.