Upcoming Shows

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music hosted by Margaret Belton (8/23/19)

adults-only Sing-Along with costume contest & more campy fun

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music hosted by Margaret Belton (8/23/19)

Friday, August 23rd

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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$20 ADULTS (plus fees)

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music hosted by Margaret Belton (8/24/19)

family-friendly Sing-Along matinee with costume contest & more fun

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music hosted by Margaret Belton (8/24/19)

Saturday, August 24th

Doors: 12:00 pm / Show: 1:00 pm

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$12 KIDS / $20 ADULTS (plus fees)

Bang Data

Dance Floor Open!

Bang Data

Discos Resaca Collective w/ Mariposas del Alma

Saturday, August 24th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$20 ADV / $24 DOOR (plus fees)

Freight Open Mic - 8/26/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 8/26/19

Monday, August 26th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

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Free

Free

Films at The Freight: Buena Vista Social Club

Films at The Freight: Buena Vista Social Club

Tuesday, August 27th

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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$7 ADV / $9 DOOR (plus fees)

Evie Ladin Old Time Dance Party | Freight Live on the Plaza

FREE! Freight Live on the Plaza!

Evie Ladin Old Time Dance Party | Freight Live on the Plaza

Evie Ladin & Friends

Thursday, August 29th

5:00 pm

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Free

Edgardo & Candela's "Tributo a los 70s"

Dance Floor Open! A Latin dance evening in tribute to the Salsa music of the seventies

Edgardo & Candela's "Tributo a los 70s"

Thursday, August 29th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$20 ADV / $24 DOOR (plus fees)

The Dawg Trio - with David Grisman, Sam Grisman, & Danny Barnes (8/30/19)

$40 ADV / $44 DOOR (plus fees)

Freighter Tots (8/31/19) w/Clyde Leland

$10 per Family

The Dawg Trio - with David Grisman, Sam Grisman, & Danny Barnes (8/31/19)

The Dawg Trio - with David Grisman, Sam Grisman, & Danny Barnes (8/31/19)

Saturday, August 31st

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$40 ADV / $44 DOOR (plus fees)

Jenny And The Mexicats

bilingual mix of rockabilly, cumbia, jazz, and flamenco

Jenny And The Mexicats

Sunday, September 1st

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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$26 ADV / $30 DOOR (plus fees)

The Spark Songwriter Series: Feel Better

$16 ADV / $20 DOOR (plus fees)

The Moth StorySLAM - LESSONS

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - LESSONS

Wednesday, September 4th

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

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TICKETS ON SALE 8/28/19

$15 ADV / $15 DOOR (plus fees)

San Francisco String Trio

three dazzling virtuosos, eclectic, riveting mixture of genres

San Francisco String Trio

Thursday, September 5th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$20 ADV / $24 DOOR (plus fees)

West Coast Songwriters Competition Finals

West Coast Songwriters Competition Finals

Friday, September 6th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$21 ADV / $23 DOOR (plus fees)

Freighter Tots (9/7/19) w/Clyde Leland

$10 per Family

Swing Jam w/Olivier Zyngier - 9/7/19

Fun, friendly, & open to all

Swing Jam w/Olivier Zyngier - 9/7/19

Olivier Zyngier

Saturday, September 7th

2:00 pm

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Pay-what-you-can, $0-$20 (plus fees)

Junior Brown

double neck guitar master

Junior Brown

Saturday, September 7th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$30 ADV / $34 DOOR (plus fees)

Gina Yashere (and Acquaintances)!

Back by Popular Demand!

Gina Yashere (and Acquaintances)!

Gina Yashere, Sampson McCormick, Karinda Dobbins, Lisa Geduldig

Sunday, September 8th

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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$25 ADV / $30 DOOR

Swing Guitar w/Olivier Zyngier

Swing Guitar w/Olivier Zyngier

Olivier Zyngier

Monday, September 9th - Monday, October 14th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Women's Singing Circle (MONDAYS) w/Tamsen Fynn

Women's Singing Circle (MONDAYS) w/Tamsen Fynn

Tamsen Fynn

Monday, September 9th - Monday, October 14th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Freight Singers Community Chorus w/Zoe Ellis & Bryan Dyer

Rehearsals at East Bay School for Boys

Freight Singers Community Chorus w/Zoe Ellis & Bryan Dyer

Zoe Ellis, Bryan Dyer

Monday, September 9th - Wednesday, December 18th

6:30 pm

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$50-$370 Sliding Scale (plus fees)

A Survey of Fiddle Tune Styles: from Appalachia to French Canada, to Ireland, to France w/Erik Hoffman

$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Bluegrass Jam Class Level 1 w/Dix Bruce

Bluegrass Jam Class Level 1 w/Dix Bruce

Dix Bruce

Monday, September 9th - Monday, October 14th

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Freight Open Mic - 9/9/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 9/9/19

Monday, September 9th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

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Free

Free

Bluegrass Jam Class Level 2 w/Dix Bruce

Bluegrass Jam Class Level 2 w/Dix Bruce

Dix Bruce

Monday, September 9th - Monday, October 14th

8:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Folk Song Repertoire w/Shay Black

Folk Song Repertoire w/Shay Black

Shay Black

Monday, September 9th - Monday, October 14th

8:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Beginning Fiddle from the Ground Up w/Erik Hoffman

Beginning Fiddle from the Ground Up w/Erik Hoffman

Erik Hoffman

Monday, September 9th - Monday, October 14th

8:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Songwriting w/Jim Bruno

Songwriting w/Jim Bruno

Jim Bruno

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

6:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Songwriting (ONLINE) w/Jim Bruno

Songwriting (ONLINE) w/Jim Bruno

Jim Bruno

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

6:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Clawhammer Banjo for the Rank Beginner w/Evie Ladin

Clawhammer Banjo for the Rank Beginner w/Evie Ladin

Evie Ladin

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

6:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Bluegrass Harmony Singing w/Avram Siegel

Bluegrass Harmony Singing w/Avram Siegel

Avram Siegel

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

6:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Los Wembler's de Iquitos

Dance Floor Open!

Los Wembler's de Iquitos

Tuesday, September 10th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$28 ADV / $32 DOOR (plus fees)

Creating Solid Bass Lines & Beyond w/Karen Horner

Creating Solid Bass Lines & Beyond w/Karen Horner

Karen Horner

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

8:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Beginning Blues Harmonica w/David Matthews

Beginning Blues Harmonica w/David Matthews

David Matthews

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

8:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Clawhammer Banjo Slow Repertoire w/Evie Ladin

Clawhammer Banjo Slow Repertoire w/Evie Ladin

Evie Ladin

Tuesday, September 10th - Tuesday, October 15th

8:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Strum & Sing w/Tamsen Fynn

Strum & Sing w/Tamsen Fynn

Tamsen Fynn

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Beginning Guitar w/Gabriel Olin

Beginning Guitar w/Gabriel Olin

Gabriel Olin

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Love Songs in Spanish w/Chris Reid

Love Songs in Spanish w/Chris Reid

Chris Reid

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Repertoire for Fingerstyle Blues Guitar w/Pete Madsen

Repertoire for Fingerstyle Blues Guitar w/Pete Madsen

Pete Madsen

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Beginning Ukulele (WEDNESDAYS) w/Hiram Bell

Beginning Ukulele (WEDNESDAYS) w/Hiram Bell

Hiram Bell

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Beginning/Intermediate Guitar w/Gabriel Olin

Beginning/Intermediate Guitar w/Gabriel Olin

Gabriel Olin

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Across the Sea: Jeff Peterson, Tsun-Hui Hung, Greg Sardinha

slack key, Hawaiian steel guitar, and Chinese erhu

Across the Sea: Jeff Peterson, Tsun-Hui Hung, Greg Sardinha

Wednesday, September 11th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$36 ADV / $40 DOOR (plus fees)

Introduction to Bottleneck Slide Guitar w/Pete Madsen

Introduction to Bottleneck Slide Guitar w/Pete Madsen

Pete Madsen

Wednesday, September 11th - Wednesday, October 16th

8:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Beginning Ukulele (THURSDAYS) w/Hiram Bell

Beginning Ukulele (THURSDAYS) w/Hiram Bell

Hiram Bell

Thursday, September 12th - Thursday, October 17th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Women's Singing Circle (THURSDAYS) w/Tamsen Fynn

Women's Singing Circle (THURSDAYS) w/Tamsen Fynn

Tamsen Fynn

Thursday, September 12th - Thursday, October 17th

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Flatpicking Fundamentals w/Richard Brandenburg

Flatpicking Fundamentals w/Richard Brandenburg

Richard Brandenburg

Thursday, September 12th - Thursday, October 17th

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Intermediate Ukulele w/Hiram Bell

Intermediate Ukulele w/Hiram Bell

Hiram Bell

Thursday, September 12th - Thursday, October 17th

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Singing Outside of the Shower: 21st Century Folk-ish Repertoire  w/Melanie Ida Chopko

$240 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $250 Regular

Peter Bradley Adams

graceful, low-key roots-based indie rock

Peter Bradley Adams

Thursday, September 12th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$18 ADV / $22 DOOR (plus fees)

Expand Your Country/Bluegrass Repertoire w/Richard Brandenburg

Expand Your Country/Bluegrass Repertoire w/Richard Brandenburg

Richard Brandenburg

Thursday, September 12th - Thursday, October 17th

8:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Bill Monroe Birthday Celebration

Laurie Lewis & other Bay Area luminaries pay homage to the father of bluegrass

Bill Monroe Birthday Celebration

Friday, September 13th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$22 ADV / $26 DOOR (plus fees)

Bobi Céspedes

Dance Floor Open!

Bobi Céspedes

Saturday, September 14th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$22 ADV / $26 DOOR (plus fees)

7th Annual Musical Extravaganza to Benefit the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic

7th Annual Musical Extravaganza to Benefit the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic

Sunday, September 15th

Doors: 1:00 pm / Show: 2:00 pm

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$30-$100 (plus fees)

Music Theory for Songwriters & Others w/Kay Eskenazi

Music Theory for Songwriters & Others w/Kay Eskenazi

Kay Eskenazi

Sunday, September 15th - Sunday, October 20th

5:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Drum Your Heart Out w/Valentino P.

Drum Your Heart Out w/Valentino P.

Valentino P.

Sunday, September 15th - Sunday, October 20th

5:00 pm

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$275 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $285 Regular

Beginning Bossa Nova Guitar w/Kay Eskenazi

Beginning Bossa Nova Guitar w/Kay Eskenazi

Kay Eskenazi

Sunday, September 15th - Sunday, October 20th

6:30 pm

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$150 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $160 Regular

Introduction to Mountain Dulcimer w/DJ Hamouris

Introduction to Mountain Dulcimer w/DJ Hamouris

DJ Hamouris

Monday, September 16th - Monday, October 21st

5:30 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

Fiddle Tunes for Dulcimer: Melody & Harmony! w/DJ Hamouris

Fiddle Tunes for Dulcimer: Melody & Harmony! w/DJ Hamouris

DJ Hamouris

Monday, September 16th - Monday, October 21st

7:00 pm

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$130 Early Bird before 9/3/19 / $140 Regular

David Bromberg (9/17/19)

Americana godfather

David Bromberg (9/17/19)

Jordan Tice

Tuesday, September 17th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$35 ADV / $39 DOOR (plus fees)

David Bromberg (9/18/19)

Americana godfather

David Bromberg (9/18/19)

Jordan Tice

Wednesday, September 18th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$35 ADV / $39 DOOR (plus fees)

BOTMC - Guitar w/Geoff Muldaur

BOTMC - Guitar w/Geoff Muldaur

Geoff Muldaur

Thursday, September 19th

3:30 pm

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$25

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention (9/19/19)

$21 ADV / $25 DOOR (plus fees)

The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention (9/20/19)

$21 ADV / $25 DOOR (plus fees)

Freighter Tots (9/21/19) w/Clyde Leland

$10 per Family

La Cuneta Son Machin

Dance Floor Open!

La Cuneta Son Machin

Saturday, September 21st

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$20 ADV / $24 DOOR (plus fees)

BOTMC - Singing w/Cody Jordan

BOTMC - Singing w/Cody Jordan

Cody Jordan

Sunday, September 22nd

11:00 am

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$25

Tannahill Weavers

Scotland's traditional music heroes

Tannahill Weavers

Sunday, September 22nd

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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$22 ADV / $26 DOOR (plus fees)

The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol & The O.G. All-Stars

A Free Show for the Community Celebrating Black Artists of the East Bay

The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol & The O.G. All-Stars

Monday, September 23rd

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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Free w/Reservation

Free w/Reservation (GA); VIP $25

Kurt Ribak and his Mighty Combo

Charles Mingus meets The Meters

Kurt Ribak and his Mighty Combo

Tuesday, September 24th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$16 ADV / $20 DOOR (plus fees)

Elvin Bishop Big Fun Trio with Special Guest Coco Montoya & his band (9/25/19)

Rock & Roll and Blues Hall Of Famer

Elvin Bishop Big Fun Trio with Special Guest Coco Montoya & his band (9/25/19)

DJ Harry Duncan

Wednesday, September 25th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$34 ADV / $38 DOOR (plus fees)

Elvin Bishop Big Fun Trio with Special Guest Coco Montoya & his band (9/26/19)

Rock & Roll and Blues Hall Of Famer

Elvin Bishop Big Fun Trio with Special Guest Coco Montoya & his band (9/26/19)

DJ Harry Duncan

Thursday, September 26th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$34 ADV / $38 DOOR (plus fees)

Leyla McCalla

Creole & Haitian inspired folk

Leyla McCalla

Hannah Mayree

Friday, September 27th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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$22 ADV / $26 DOOR (plus fees)

Freight Fest 2019

Freight Fest 2019

Saturday, September 28th

10:45 am

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Free

Bluegrass & Country Slow Jam w/Richard Brandenburg - 9/29/19

Fun, friendly, & open to all

Bluegrass & Country Slow Jam w/Richard Brandenburg - 9/29/19

Richard Brandenburg

Sunday, September 29th

1:00 pm

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Pay-what-you-can, $0-$20 (plus fees)

Pokey LaFarge (solo)

“I’m most purely a rambler."

Pokey LaFarge (solo)

Sunday, September 29th

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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$24 ADV / $28 DOOR (plus fees)

Freight Open Mic - 9/30/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 9/30/19

Monday, September 30th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

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Free

Free