« Week of September 6, 2015 »
Start: 09/06/2015 12:30 pm
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Start: 09/08/2015 8:00 pm

“With their bare-bones instrumentation and country-inspired, heartstring-tugging narratives, The Lowest Pair might be one of the best under-the-radar Americana duos today,” says Paste Magazine. Spin calls them “a wondrous banjo duet” and American Songwriter praises their “earnest, earthy songcraft.” The praise is well-earned. Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee are The Lowest Pair, and together they make music of haunting power and bleak beauty.

Start: 09/09/2015 8:00 pm

Rupa is a doctor by day, a singer by night, and an activist who believes in insistence rather than resistance. She cites the value of “the daily act of quiet insistence” to build what we wish to see in the world. Tonight, she and her all-star band celebrate the release of their fifth and latest album, OVAL, produced by the amazing Todd Sickafoose, featuring string quartet arrangements by Mark Orton of Tin Hat fame.

Start: 09/10/2015 8:00 pm

Bill Monroefeaturing David Grier, Butch Waller, Kathy Kallick, Molly Tuttle, Tom Rozum, Chad Manning, Patrick Sauber & Chuck Poling


Start: 09/11/2015 8:00 pm

Mike FarrisFresh from winning the 2015 Grammy for Best Roots Gospel Album, Mike Farris comes to Berkeley with his powerhouse band, the Roseland Rhythm Revue, to play his unique brand of original and traditional roots music, blending gospel and blues, rock and funk, in a heart-melting brew that lifts the spirits and stirs the soul. “My music has always been first and foremost for the downtrodden,” Mike says.

Start: 09/12/2015 11:00 am

Alison Faith Levy, best known as “Sippy Alison” of kindie trailblazers The Sippy Cups and the songwriter behind Sippy hits "Magic Toast," "The Jellyfish," "Move Your Pants" and "One Day Soon," is a beloved children's performer, bandleader, composer and educator.

Start: 09/12/2015 8:00 pm

Too Much Coffee Man Opera – a zany, hilarious, romantic, one-hour, one-act Gonzo Opera that pays tribute to the fantastic wonders of coffee – makes a triumphant return to the Freight!