Sunday July 01, 2018
Start: 07/01/2018 1:00 pm

Join mother-daughter team Celia Ramsay and Calvaleigh Rasmussen to sing Old Time traditional songs about animals, Woody Guthrie's “Mail Myself to You,” ​Barry Polisar's “I Wanna Be a Dog,” and many others! For kids from age four to fourth grade (but EVERYONE is welcome! Bring your favorite adult!)

Start: 07/01/2018 7:00 pm

The Hip Spanic AllStars emerged from San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood in 2010, the product of a musical collaboration involving longtime friends, Happy Sanchez, Karl Perazzo (Santana), Norbert Stachel and Mic Gillette (Tower of Power), Dave Shul (Michael Franti and Spearhead) and Jay Lane (Primus). They create an amazing blend of Latin, Jazz, Funk and World Music - mixing it all together into a melodic and rhythmic gumbo.


Thursday July 05, 2018
Start: 07/05/2018 8:00 pm

From the hills of Bluegrass to the hollers of the African-American musical experience, Hills to Hollers delves deep into the rich history of both white and black musical traditions from the American South. This powerhouse trio of Laurie Lewis, Linda Tillery, and Barbara Higbie, features soaring three-part harmonies, unmatched musicianship, and soulful performances of both classic and original southern music.

Friday July 06, 2018
Start: 07/06/2018 8:00 pm

Fanna-Fi-Allah hold the flame of traditional Sufi Qawwali music, with the blessings of their teachers; some of the greatest masters of the qawwali form in India and Pakistan. Through the beauty of the music they embody a universal message of devotion and tolerance that is crucial to our time. The group's music celebrates the great Sufi mystics of old and relishes in the love of the Divine through poetry. Sung with a powerful soaring chorus and accompanied by the energetic rhythms of tabla and group clapping.

Saturday July 07, 2018
Start: 07/07/2018 8:00 pm

"What do you get when you cross Colombian folk music, Congolese soukous, Haitian kompa, zouk, calypso, mbaqanga, soca, rap, reggae and the joy of being Afro-Colombian? Tribu Baharú!! Founded in 2010 in Bogotá, Tribu Baharú is a high-energy Afro-Champeta music crew from Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Champeta is an infectious, exuberant dance music that gloriously reflects the rebellious spirit of solidarity of Afro-Colombia today. Don't miss this unique band in their Bay Area debut and bring your dancing shoes! This is why we live in the Bay Area!" - John Santos

Sunday July 08, 2018
Start: 07/08/2018 7:00 pm

Gina Yashere
From The Daily Show & Netflix’s The Standups: Comedian Gina Yashere! (and Acquaintances) is a one-night comedy show produced by Bay Area comedian and comedy producer, Lisa Geduldig, of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy. The show will feature internationally-acclaimed comedian, Gina Yashere, and her opening acts, Shea Suga and Karinda Dobbins. Lisa Geduldig will MC.


Tuesday July 10, 2018
Thursday July 12, 2018
Start: 07/12/2018 8:00 pm

Described by the Huffington Post as “an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music, NIYAZ has created a 21st century global trance tradition by seamlessly blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from their native Iran and its surrounding countries in the Persian Gulf, with rich acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics.

Friday July 13, 2018
Start: 07/13/2018 8:00 pm

Originally created for the National Theatre of Korea, Korean Men takes a hilarious look at male and female roles today, through the use of Korean folk music and jazz. Led by Lee Heemoon, an extraordinary ‘sorikkun’ (Korean folk singer) who earns acclaim as a groundbreaking iconic artist with each performance, the group includes Korea's top jazz group Prelude, accompanied by an electrifying minyo duo Nom Nom.

Saturday July 14, 2018
Start: 07/14/2018 8:00 pm


Sunday July 15, 2018
Start: 07/15/2018 7:00 pm

Margaret Belton is that rare artist who fuses her exceptional talent with a genuine warmth that makes audiences feel they’re part of the family. Fresh off of her critically acclaimed portrayal of Patsy Cline in ‘Always… Patsy Cline’ she comes to the Freight for an evening of story and song to honor the musical legend Patsy Cline, joined by Maurice Tani, David Phillips, Mike Anderson, Justin Berthiaume, and Henry Salvia.

Monday July 16, 2018
Start: 07/16/2018 7:30 pm
Wednesday July 18, 2018
Start: 07/18/2018 8:00 pm

The whistling of the high-mountain wind forms eerie overtones and postmodern statement. The repeated thrum of a string against wood and hide turns into a meditative, evocative figure straight from the avant garde. The descendents of isolated Siberian herdsmen make serious, strangely universal music out of some of the planets quirkiest acoustics.


Thursday July 19, 2018
Start: 07/19/2018 8:00 pm

Peppino D'Agostino emerged on the acoustic guitar scene in the early 80’s as a leading fingerstyle player who helped redefine the instrument. His remarkable technique, penchant for open tunings, and percussive effects are the basis of his unique compositional style which has been inspiring musicians and audiences alike for decades. Add to that his natural warmth, playfulness, and broad musical tastes and you have the recipe for what he calls “minestrone music.”

Friday July 20, 2018
Saturday July 21, 2018
Start: 07/21/2018 8:00 pm

Grammy-nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter Bill Kirchen is one of the fortunate few who can step on any stage, play those trademark licks, and elicit instant recognition. Named a “Titan of the Telecaster” by Guitar Player Magazine, he celebrates a musical tradition that embraces rock ‘n’ roll, blues and bluegrass, Texas Western swing and California honky-tonk. 

Sunday July 22, 2018
Start: 07/22/2018 7:00 pm

Whether or not you’ve heard his music before, odds are you’ve heard Dan Tyminski’s voice. Dan provided the singing voice for George Clooney in the Coen Brothers film “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”, and the vocals for Avicii’s smash hit “Hey Brother.”  He currently sings and plays guitar as part of the Bluegrass band Union Station, which he became a member of in 1994. 

Wednesday July 25, 2018
Start: 07/25/2018 8:00 pm

Soul's Core Revival Tour 20th Anniversary double album coming in July

With his supple baritone and insightful songwriting, Shawn Mullins has been engaging audiences since he won his first high-school talent contest with his own composition. He believes in following his heart — no matter where it leads. His songs are personal. And when he steps onstage each night, he sings them with all the passion he's got in his heart.

Thursday July 26, 2018
Start: 07/26/2018 8:00 pm

Joe Rut rolls into the Freight & Salvage to celebrate the Release of his 7th album, Nekkid. Joe’s quirky sense of humor underpins a heartfelt, richly lyrical and subtly hallucinatory Americana/Alt-country landscape. His funny songs can break your heart, and his sad songs can make you laugh. Comparisons have been drawn to Todd Snider, Josh Ritter, John Prine, and Loudon Wainright III. It is a deeply American music, although nobody seems to be guarding the border too closely (the guards apparently bribed with psychedelics to look the other way.)

Friday July 27, 2018
Start: 07/27/2018 7:00 pm

Marcia Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she takes the stage. Her rollicking Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads and groove-laden Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers all over the world. 

Saturday July 28, 2018
Start: 07/28/2018 8:00 pm

"ÌFÉ, direct from Puerto Rico, is an amazing new group that is the epitome of deep roots in contemporary context. Their captivating repertoire consists of sacred and secular traditional Afro-Cuban and Afro-Caribbean rhythms and songs interpreted with traditional and electronic instruments and sounds.

Sunday July 29, 2018
Start: 07/29/2018 7:00 pm

Deva Mahal was born with the blues in her blood. Becoming the genre-defying artist, powerhouse vocalist and astute songwriter that she is today could only be achieved through living a life rich with pain, joy, loss, love, heartache and experience. Deva has forged her unique sound by growing her blues roots through the fertile soil of modern R&B, indie-pop, soul, rock and gospel.

Monday July 30, 2018
Start: 07/30/2018 7:30 pm

Ethan Ostrow is a Jazz pianist, composer, and vocalist from Berkeley. In January of 2017, Ethan finished treatment for stage-4 cancer, and was pronounced in remission. In 2017 he held a benefit concert for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society (LLS), playing compositions he had written during treatment. This July will mark Ethan’s second annual benefit for the LLS! He is joined by Max Schwartz (Bass), Pele Greenberg (Drums), and special guests!

Tuesday July 31, 2018
Start: 07/31/2018 8:00 pm
Wednesday August 01, 2018
Start: 08/01/2018 12:01 am
Monday September 03, 2018
Start: 09/03/2018 12:01 am


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