Wednesday February 11, 2015
Start: 02/11/2015 8:00 pm

Frank FairfieldFrank Fairfield is a young man and old time folk musician from the San Joaquin Valley who plays fiddle, guitar, and banjo while singing and hollering. Steeped in the pre-War Americana of Mississippi John Hurt and Dock Boggs, he cut his teeth as a street performer in Los Angeles and plays with edgy intensity from a vast repertoire of traditional songs and roots-inspired originals.

 

Thursday February 12, 2015
Start: 02/12/2015 8:00 pm

The Celtic Fiddle Festival features Kevin Burke of County Sligo, Christian Lemaître of Brittany, and André Brunet of Québec – “three of the finest folk violinists anywhere,” according to the Washington Post – along with master of the open-tuned guitar, Nicolas Quemener of Brittany. Their concerts showcase a fascinating juxtaposition of regional and individual styles. “This is a real treat beyond all borders and barriers,” says the website FolkWorld.

Friday February 13, 2015
Start: 02/13/2015 8:00 pm

Over The RhineWe are sold out of advance tickets for this show. Standing room only tickets will be available when the concert starts at 8pm. 

Saturday February 14, 2015
Start: 02/14/2015 8:00 pm

The uilleann pipes are the national bagpipes of Ireland, and tionól is the Irish word for a gathering. A multitude of uilleann pipers and folks who love to hear uilleann pipes are gathering together for a tionól tonight at the Freight. This extravaganza of Irish music features some of the best Irish pipers in the West.

Sunday February 15, 2015
Start: 02/15/2015 8:00 pm

Oakland Interfaith Gospel ChoirIn celebration of Black History Month, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir presents an homage to old school gospel. Performing spirituals and traditional gospel songs under the direction of Terrance Kelly and joined by the illustrious McGuillicutty brothers and sisters, this show is sure to inspire and uplift the crowd.

Monday February 16, 2015
Start: 02/16/2015 7:30 pm

Check out the future when the West Coast Songwriters present their monthly Songwriter Competition, where members take the stage and perform their material live on the Freight stage. Performers sign up from 7:00 to 7:20, and at 7:30 the house lights go down and the show goes on!

Tuesday February 17, 2015
Start: 02/17/2015 8:00 pm