« Week of April 10, 2016 »
Start: 04/10/2016 7:00 pm

Söndörgó (pronounced “Shoen-doer-go”) plays music in the Southern Slavic traditions of the Serbs and Croats as found in various settlements in Hungary. It’s thrilling, high-energy music that’s quite different from the more familiar fiddle-led Hungarian folk repertoire. Featuring Áron Eredics, Benjamin Eredics, Dávid Eredics, Salamon Eredics and Attila Buzás, the group formed near Budapest in 1995 and have spent the last two decades researching, arranging, and performing Southern Slav folk music.

Start: 04/11/2016 8:00 pm

Squid, Inc.From Bjørk to bossa nova, Mozart to Megadeth, Squid, Inc. rules the airwaves. The hottest string quartet on the Bay Area scene plays covers and original tunes in a sassy blend of grunge classical meets rock-n-roll. A Freight favorite; bring your tatooed boyfriend to this one. With Hrabba Atladottir and Jory Fankuchen, violins; Darcy Rindt, viola; Beth Vandervennet, cello; and an occasional rapper.


Start: 04/12/2016 7:00 pm

Living Jazz is an Oakland-based nonprofit whose mission is to build community, cultivate creativity, and enrich lives by fostering the love of jazz. The organization sponsors several great programs, including Jazz Camp West, the Oakland Community Children’s Choir, and “In the Name of Love,” an annual musical tribute to Martin Luther King. Jazz Search West is their Bay Area talent search for jazz vocalists and solo instrumentalists age 15 and up.

Start: 04/13/2016 8:00 pm

Hailing from O‘ahu, Makana is an internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activist, and one of Hawaii’s cultural ambassadors to the world. He is recognized as one of the top guitarists in the United States by Guitar Player magazine, and was honored by his peers in Hawai‘i with the Ki Ho‘alu (Slack Key) Foundation Legacy Award.

Start: 04/14/2016 8:00 pm

Rhiannon & Laurence Hobgood join hands and voice for a beautiful evening of improvisation, plus a few songs, to make magical music.


Rhiannon is a vocal artist with a vision of music as a vehicle for innovation, healing, transformation, and social change. A vibrant, gifted singer, performance artist, composer, and master teacher, she has been bringing her unique and potent blend of jazz, world music, improvisation, and storytelling to audiences for four decades.


Start: 04/15/2016 8:00 pm

We are sold out of advance tickets for this concert. Standing room only tickets will be available once the show starts at 8pm.


Proceeds from this special performance will help Berkeley Rose School welcome more families who desire a rigorous, developmentally appropriate and whole-child focused education.


There is tiered seating for this show. Please see seating chart below.

Start: 04/16/2016 8:00 pm

The most poignant music is often inspired by watershed events in an artist’s life, and few occasions are more transformative than the arrival of one’s first child. For Allison Miller, the extraordinary drummer, composer and leader of her band Boom Tic Boom, that life-affirming experience provided the seed that led to the creation of her new full-length studio album, Otis Was a Polar Bear (The Royal Potato Family: April 8, 2016).