Upcoming Events

March

 
Tue 3/26
Adrian Legg

British guitar master

Adrian Legg

8:00 pm

Wed 3/27
Robbie Fulks

“punk iconoclasm & country traditionalism”

Robbie Fulks

Maurice Tani

8:00 pm

Thu 3/28
Karla Bonoff

prolific, soul-touching songcraft

Karla Bonoff

Nina Gerber

8:00 pm

Fri 3/29
Sierra Hull

prodigious mandolin playing, harmonic storytelling

Sierra Hull

Sam Reider

8:00 pm

Sat 3/30
Sun 3/31
Junior Bach Festival: Come Celebrate the Birthday of JS Bach

local prodigies perform the music of Johann Sebastian Bach

Junior Bach Festival: Come Celebrate the Birthday of JS Bach

1:00 pm

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

brilliant violin & cello duo brings fresh sound to the Scottish tradition

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

7:00 pm

April

Mon 4/1
Tue 4/2
Behind the Scenes at the Freight

Invite-only special event for Friends of the Freight donors & Freight Volunteers

Behind the Scenes at the Freight

7:30 pm

Free

Wed 4/3
The Moth StorySLAM - BAMBOOZLED

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - BAMBOOZLED

7:30 pm

TICKETS ON SALE 3/27/19

Thu 4/4
Pokey LaFarge (solo)

mix of old-time jazz, blues, ragtime and string-band music

Pokey LaFarge (solo)

8:00 pm

Off Sale

Fri 4/5
Evie Ladin Band and Paper Wings Dual CD Release

superb traditional, contemporary roots music

Evie Ladin Band and Paper Wings Dual CD Release

8:00 pm

Sat 4/6
Graham Parker

legendary roots rocker in concert

Graham Parker

8:00 pm

Sun 4/7
Väsen

acoustic trad power-trio from Sweden

Väsen

7:00 pm

Mon 4/8
Classical at the Freight: Trio Foss

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra presents

Classical at the Freight: Trio Foss

Hrabba Atladottir

Nina Flyer

Joseph Irrera

7:30 pm

Tue 4/9
UC Jazz Ensembles Spring Concert

award-winning student music program

UC Jazz Ensembles Spring Concert

8:00 pm

Wed 4/10
Don Ross with Michael Manring & Glass House

Canadian modern fingerstyle guitar legend

Don Ross with Michael Manring & Glass House

8:00 pm

Thu 4/11
Seamus Egan Project

mind-blowing Irish folk from Solas founding member

Seamus Egan Project

8:00 pm

Fri 4/12
Ranky Tanky

Gullah Music of the Carolina Coast

Ranky Tanky

Dom Flemons

8:00 pm

Sat 4/13
Patchwork Series: Octopretzel

Patchwork Series for Kids

Patchwork Series: Octopretzel

Rudy Trubitt

Patchwork Series

11:00 am

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Barbara Higbie CD Release

brilliant composer, song crafter, fiddler

Barbara Higbie CD Release

8:00 pm

Sun 4/14
Chely Wright

country singer-songwriter, author, and activist

Chely Wright

7:00 pm

Mon 4/15
West Coast Songwriters - 4/15/19

original songs contest

West Coast Songwriters - 4/15/19

7:30 pm

Tue 4/16
Jazz Search West Semi-Finals

talent competition for jazz musicians

Jazz Search West Semi-Finals

7:00 pm

Wed 4/17
"FiddleJazz - An Homage to The Violin in Jazz" with Kit Eakle

internationally known violinist, educator, and publisher

"FiddleJazz - An Homage to The Violin in Jazz" with Kit Eakle

John R. Burr

Ruth Davies

Kendrick Freeman

8:00 pm

Thu 4/18
Ben Sidran

Grammy-nominated pianist, producer, singer and composer

Ben Sidran

8:00 pm

Fri 4/19
Mokoomba

blend of raw Afro-fusion energy

Mokoomba

8:00 pm

Sat 4/20
Omara Portuondo - Last Kiss/Ultimo Beso

From the Buena Vista Social Club™

Omara Portuondo - Last Kiss/Ultimo Beso

8:00 pm

Sun 4/21
Listen for a Change

social justice storytelling

Listen for a Change

5:00 pm

Mon 4/22
Freight Open Mic - 4/22/19

pay your dues, play and schmooze

Freight Open Mic - 4/22/19

7:30 pm

Free

Tue 4/23
Wed 4/24
Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom

Hawai'i's top selling female vocalist of all time

Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom

8:00 pm

Thu 4/25
Fri 4/26
San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers

San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers

8:00 pm

Sat 4/27
Bobby Bare

Due to reasons beyond anyone’s control, Bobby Bare must cancel this performance.

Bobby Bare

8:00 pm

Off Sale

Sun 4/28
Mary Lou's Apartment

all-women big band celebrating African American musical geniuses Mary Lou Williams and Melba Liston

Mary Lou's Apartment

7:00 pm

Mon 4/29
Freight Open Mic - 4/29/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 4/29/19

7:30 pm

Free

Tue 4/30
     

May

  
Wed 5/1
El Septeto Santiaguero (5/1/19)

RAICES: A Series Curated by John Santos - DANCE FLOOR OPEN!

El Septeto Santiaguero (5/1/19)

8:00 pm

Thu 5/2
El Septeto Santiaguero (5/2/19)

RAICES: A Series Curated by John Santos - DANCE FLOOR OPEN!

El Septeto Santiaguero (5/2/19)

8:00 pm

Fri 5/3
Sat 5/4
Sun 5/5
Mon 5/6
Freight Open Mic - 5/6/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 5/6/19

7:30 pm

Free

Tue 5/7
An Evening With Tom Rush Accompanied By Matt Nakoa

legendary folk singer

An Evening With Tom Rush Accompanied By Matt Nakoa

Matt Nakoa

8:00 pm

Wed 5/8
The Moth StorySLAM - MAMA RULES

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - MAMA RULES

7:30 pm

TICKETS ON SALE 5/1/19

Thu 5/9
John Hammond

blues legend, force of nature

John Hammond

8:00 pm

Fri 5/10
Sat 5/11
Patchwork Series: Asheba

Patchwork Series for Kids

Patchwork Series: Asheba

Rudy Trubitt

Patchwork Series

11:00 am

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An Evening with Cowboy Junkies (5/11/19)

An Evening with Cowboy Junkies (5/11/19)

8:00 pm

Sold Out

Sun 5/12
An Evening with Cowboy Junkies (5/12/19)

An Evening with Cowboy Junkies (5/12/19)

7:00 pm

Sold Out

Mon 5/13
Tue 5/14
Vocal Rush

dynamic youth a cappella ensemble

Vocal Rush

8:00 pm

Wed 5/15
Thu 5/16
Fri 5/17
Sat 5/18
Sun 5/19
Mon 5/20
West Coast Songwriters - 5/20/19

original songs contest

West Coast Songwriters - 5/20/19

7:30 pm

Tue 5/21
Wed 5/22
Che Apalache

Argentina meets Appalachia

Che Apalache

8:00 pm

Thu 5/23
Fri 5/24
Riders In The Sky

Grammy award-winning country/western and comedy

Riders In The Sky

8:00 pm

Sat 5/25
Cris Williamson, Barbara Higbie, and Teresa Trull

The Power Trio of Women’s Music

Cris Williamson, Barbara Higbie, and Teresa Trull

8:00 pm

Sun 5/26
Mon 5/27
Tue 5/28
Wed 5/29
Country Joe McDonald - Songs and Stories

50th Anniversary of Woodstock Show

Country Joe McDonald - Songs and Stories

8:00 pm

Thu 5/30
The Suitcase Junket

one-man-band multi-instrumentalist

The Suitcase Junket

8:00 pm

Fri 5/31
The Blues Broads

The Blues Broads

8:00 pm

  

June

     
Sat 6/1
Sun 6/2
Mon 6/3
Tue 6/4
Wed 6/5
The Moth StorySLAM - CHEMISTRY

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - CHEMISTRY

7:30 pm

TICKETS ON SALE 5/29/19

Thu 6/6
Fri 6/7
Leo Kottke (6/7/19)

legendary acoustic guitarist and songwriter

Leo Kottke (6/7/19)

8:00 pm

Sat 6/8
Leo Kottke (6/8/19)

legendary acoustic guitarist and songwriter

Leo Kottke (6/8/19)

8:00 pm

Sun 6/9
Zoë Keating

one-woman cello orchestra

Zoë Keating

7:00 pm

Sold Out

Mon 6/10
Freight Open Mic - 6/10/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 6/10/19

7:30 pm

Free

Tue 6/11
Wed 6/12
Thu 6/13
Fri 6/14
Sat 6/15
Fanna-Fi-Allah

Dance Floor Open!

Fanna-Fi-Allah

8:00 pm

Sun 6/16
Mon 6/17
West Coast Songwriters - 6/17/19

original songs contest

West Coast Songwriters - 6/17/19

7:30 pm

Tue 6/18
Wed 6/19
Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke

Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke

8:00 pm

Thu 6/20
Fri 6/21
Maurice Tani

Maurice Tani

8:00 pm

Sat 6/22
Barrio Manouche

Barrio Manouche

8:00 pm

Sun 6/23
Mon 6/24
Freight Open Mic - 6/24/19

ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 6/24/19

7:30 pm

Free

Tue 6/25
Wed 6/26
Old Blind Dogs

Old Blind Dogs

8:00 pm

Thu 6/27
Rahim AlHaj & Sahba Motallebi

Rahim AlHaj & Sahba Motallebi

8:00 pm

Fri 6/28
Tribu Baharú

DANCE FLOOR OPEN!

Tribu Baharú

8:00 pm

Sat 6/29
Bill Kirchen

Bill Kirchen

8:00 pm

Sun 6/30
Skerryvore

Original Award Winning 8 piece folk pop band from Scotland

Skerryvore

7:00 pm

July

Mon 7/1
Tue 7/2
Wed 7/3
Thu 7/4
Fri 7/5
Sat 7/6
Sun 7/7
Mon 7/8
Tue 7/9
Wed 7/10
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

7:30 pm

Tickets On Sale 7/3/19

Thu 7/11
Fri 7/12
Sat 7/13
Sun 7/14
SonoMusette

Bastille Day at The Freight!

SonoMusette

7:00 pm

Mon 7/15
Tue 7/16
Wed 7/17
Thu 7/18
Rickie Lee Jones (7/18/19)

Rickie Lee Jones (7/18/19)

8:00 pm

Fri 7/19
Rickie Lee Jones (7/19/19)

Rickie Lee Jones (7/19/19)

8:00 pm

Sat 7/20
Sun 7/21
Mon 7/22
Tue 7/23
Wed 7/24
Thu 7/25
Fri 7/26
Sat 7/27
The Marco Diaz Quartet Insight CD Release Concert

RAICES: A Series Curated by John Santos

The Marco Diaz Quartet Insight CD Release Concert

8:00 pm

Sun 7/28
Mon 7/29
Tue 7/30
Wed 7/31
    

August

   
Thu 8/1
The Waifs

The Waifs

8:00 pm

Fri 8/2
Sat 8/3
Sun 8/4
Mon 8/5
Tue 8/6
Wed 8/7
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

7:30 pm

Tickets On Sale 7/31/19

Thu 8/8
Fri 8/9
Sat 8/10
Sun 8/11
Mon 8/12
Tue 8/13
Wed 8/14
Thu 8/15
Fri 8/16
Sat 8/17
Sun 8/18
Mon 8/19
Tue 8/20
Wed 8/21
Thu 8/22
Fri 8/23
Sat 8/24
Sun 8/25
Mon 8/26
Tue 8/27
Wed 8/28
Thu 8/29
Fri 8/30
Sat 8/31
 

September

      
Sun 9/1
Mon 9/2
Tue 9/3
Wed 9/4
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

7:30 pm

Tickets On Sale 8/28/19

Thu 9/5
Fri 9/6
Sat 9/7
Sun 9/8
Mon 9/9
Tue 9/10
Wed 9/11
Thu 9/12
Fri 9/13
Sat 9/14
Sun 9/15
Mon 9/16
Tue 9/17
Wed 9/18
Thu 9/19
Fri 9/20
Sat 9/21
Sun 9/22
Mon 9/23
Tue 9/24
Wed 9/25
Thu 9/26
Fri 9/27
Sat 9/28
Sun 9/29
Mon 9/30
      

October

 
Tue 10/1
Wed 10/2
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

7:30 pm

Tickets On Sale 9/25/19

Thu 10/3
Fri 10/4
Sat 10/5
Sun 10/6
Mon 10/7
Tue 10/8
Wed 10/9
Thu 10/10
Fri 10/11
Sat 10/12
Sun 10/13
Mon 10/14
Tue 10/15
Wed 10/16
Thu 10/17
Fri 10/18
Sat 10/19
Sun 10/20
Mon 10/21
Tue 10/22
Wed 10/23
Thu 10/24
Fri 10/25
Sat 10/26
Sun 10/27
Mon 10/28
Tue 10/29
Wed 10/30
Thu 10/31
   

November

    
Fri 11/1
Sat 11/2
Sun 11/3
Mon 11/4
Tue 11/5
Wed 11/6
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

7:30 pm

Tickets On Sale 10/30/19

Thu 11/7
Fri 11/8
Sat 11/9
Sun 11/10
Mon 11/11
Tue 11/12
Wed 11/13
Thu 11/14
Fri 11/15
Sat 11/16
Sun 11/17
Mon 11/18
Tue 11/19
Wed 11/20
Thu 11/21
Fri 11/22
Sat 11/23
Sun 11/24
Mon 11/25
Tue 11/26
Wed 11/27
Thu 11/28
Fri 11/29
Sat 11/30
 

December

      
Sun 12/1
Mon 12/2
Tue 12/3
Wed 12/4
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

open mic storytelling competition

The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

7:30 pm

Tickets On Sale 11/27/19