« Week of August 16, 2015 »
Start: 08/20/2015 8:00 pm

Harmonica players, harmonica fans, harmonica graybeards and newbies, come to the Freight for the second annual Bay Area Harmonica Convergence, featuring Eugene Huggins, Dave Matthews, Carlos Zialcita, Rick Baskin, and an all-star jam!

Start: 08/21/2015 8:00 pm

Check out the future when the West Coast Songwriters present their Songwriter Competition Finals, where members take the stage and perform their material live on the Freight stage. The most active association of songwriters in the country, WCS is dedicated to providing the environment, opportunities, and tools to nurture and promote successful songwriters. The talent on display is worth checking out, and you might hear a future classic.

Start: 08/22/2015 8:00 am

David Nelson (New Riders) and Eric Thompson (Kleptograss) in a rare duet show, with songs and stories going all the way back to their early 1960’s explorations with Jerry Garcia as the Black Mountain Boys. David Nelson went on to front the New Riders of the Purple Sage (still touring!) and Eric Thompson went on to explore many kinds of acoustic music with musicians like David Grisman, Mike Seeger, Laurie Lewis, etc.