« Week of January 31, 2016 »
Start: 01/31/2016 7:00 pm

Bridging the past and the future of the Bay Area’s roots music scene, this show features Thompsonia – Eric & Suzy Thompson (Any Old Time, Black Mountain Boys, Blue Flame String Band, Texas Sheiks, California Cajun Orchestra, etc.

Start: 02/02/2016 8:00 pm

Tim FarrellTim Farrell, a trailblazing fingerstyle guitarist from Pennsylvania, plays with an elegant simplicity that celebrates the essence of the music. His sixth and latest album, Cascadia, features his breathtaking originals and a lovely cover of “Walk Away, Renee.” Tim has shared the stage with such artists as Les Paul, George Benson, and Jean Luc Ponty, and his music is frequently played on such internationally syndicated programs as Echoes and World Café.

Start: 02/03/2016 8:00 pm

Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono are Hawaiian music legends who gained fame in the 1970s and have played a major role in the creative renewal of Hawaiian music over the past four decades. The New York Times calls Keola “the quintessential Hawaiian slack-key master.” The Honolulu Star-Advertiser calls Henry “one of the great island songwriters of his generation.” Keola’s wife Moanalani is a Kumu Hula, or hula master, who dances, chants, sings, and plays percussion.

Start: 02/04/2016 8:00 pm

Maria Muldaur Revered as one of the master craftsmen and innovators of the 20th century for R&B, soul, and funk, Allen Toussaint deeply influenced the lives of fans and musicians alike.  Join us for this special tribute, celebrating the late, great New Orleans music legend. 

Start: 02/05/2016 8:00 pm

Misner & SmithMisner & Smith – that’s Sam Misner and Megan Smith – are long-time Freight favorites. Sam plays guitar, Megan plays mandolin and upright bass, and when the two of them sing together, their blended voices ring with commitment and vitality. Maverick Magazine has praised their “superb harmonies” and the website Hicks with Sticks has called them “a Bay Area treasure to be shared . . .

Start: 02/06/2016 8:00 pm

Cascada de FloresCascada de Flores specializes in achingly beautiful songs from Latin America’s golden age. At the heart of the music is the gorgeous voice of Arwen Lawrence and the expressive guitar of Jorge Liceaga. Together they evoke a wonderfully lush, intimate atmosphere.