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December

    
Fri 12/6
Asleep at the Wheel "Merry Texas Christmas Y'all" (12/6/19)
jazz wearing a cowboy hat

Asleep at the Wheel "Merry Texas Christmas Y'all" with special guest, Chris O’Connell

Sat 12/7
Holiday Uke Jam

Holiday Uke Jam

Cynthia Lin

Ukulenny

On Sparxo
Tord Gustavsen, Mahsa Vahdat, & Greg Ellis
co-presented by Diaspora Arts Connection

Tord Gustavsen, Mahsa Vahdat, & Greg Ellis

Diaspora Arts Connection

Sun 12/8
Awesöme Orchestra's End-of-Year Concert

Awesöme Orchestra's End-of-Year Concert

On Flipcause
Mon 12/9
Classical at the Freight: San Francisco Chamber Music Society
Presented by San Fransisco Chamber Orchestra

San Francisco Chamber Music Society

Jory Fankucken

Natasha Makhijani

Clio Tilton

Samsun van Loon

Tue 12/10
Dayramir González "Afro Cuban Jazz"
Raices: A Series Curated by John Santos

Dayramir González "Afro Cuban Jazz"

Wed 12/11
Kiran Ahluwalia
from West African Blues to Jazz and Bollywood!

Kiran Ahluwalia

Thu 12/12
Xmas Blues Feat. Meredith Axelrod and Suzy Thompson

Xmas Blues

Meredith Axelrod

Suzy Thompson

with special guest Del Rey

Fri 12/13
Peter Rowan & the Free Mexican Airforce Featuring Los Texmaniacs

Peter Rowan & the Free Mexican Airforce

Los Texmaniacs

Sat 12/14
Patchwork Series: Octopretzel
Patchwork Series for Kids

Octopretzel

Rudy Trubitt

T Sisters

T Sisters

Noah and the Arkiteks

Sun 12/15
Eve Decker CD release party for Hey Little Puppy

Eve Decker CD release party for Hey Little Puppy: Songs of Kindness and Mindfulness for Kids and Families

On Eventbrite
Eve Decker CD release party for Hey Little Puppy

Eve Decker CD release party for Hey Little Puppy: Songs of Kindness and Mindfulness for Kids and Families

Lucy Kaplansky

Lucy Kaplansky

Mon 12/16
West Coast Songwriters - 12/16/19
original songs contest

West Coast Songwriters - 12/16/19

Tue 12/17
Holiday Swing with Maria Muldaur & John Jorgenson

Holiday Swing

Maria Muldaur

John Jorgenson

Wed 12/18
SoVoSó Annual Holiday Seasonings Concert
with special guest The Freight Singers

SoVoSo

The Freight Singers

Thu 12/19
SWAG HOLIDAY
a soulful holiday spectacular

SWAG Holiday

Fri 12/20
The 35th Anniversary of Windham Hill's Solstice Celebration
feat. Will Ackerman, Barbara Higbie, Todd Boston, and Mia Pixley

Windham Hill Winter Solstice

Will Ackerman

Barbara Higbie

Todd Boston

Mia Pixley

Sat 12/21
Trace Bundy's Acoustic Holiday
unique and exploratory guitarist

Trace Bundy

Sun 12/22
Klezmer Music with Kugelplex
bringing old-world Klezmer into the 21st century

Kugelplex

Mon 12/23
Tue 12/24
Wed 12/25
Thu 12/26
Fri 12/27
Charlie Musselwhite (12/27/19)
trailblazing harmonica legend

Charlie Musselwhite

DJ Harry Duncan

Sat 12/28
Charlie Musselwhite (12/28/19)
trailblazing harmonica legend

Charlie Musselwhite

DJ Harry Duncan

Sun 12/29
Vienna Teng (12/29/19)
intimate, complex, and deeply thoughtful

Vienna Teng

Mon 12/30
Vienna Teng (12/30/19)
intimate, complex, and deeply thoughtful

Vienna Teng

Tue 12/31
Afro-Cuban New Year's Eve Dance Party - Dance Floor Open!
Dance Floor Open! Raices: A Series Curated by John Santos

Afro-Cuban New Year's Eve Dance Party

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Louie Romero Y Su Grupo Mazacote

     

January

  
Wed 1/1
Thu 1/2
Fri 1/3
Cris Williamson - The Changer and the Changed 45th Anniversary Celebration
iconic singer/songwriter and activist

Cris Williamson Changer and the Changed Anniversary Celebration

Vicki Randle

Teresa Trull

Shelley Doty

Katie Cash

Kofy Brown

and more

Sat 1/4
Cris Williamson - The Changer and the Changed  45th Anniversary Celebration
iconic singer/songwriter and activist

Cris Williamson Changer and the Changed Anniversary Celebration

Vicki Randle

Teresa Trull

Shelley Doty

Katie Cash

Kofy Brown

and more

Sun 1/5
Mon 1/6
Freight Open Mic - 1/6/20
ground zero of the hootenanny revival

Freight Open Mic - 1/6/20

Tue 1/7
Films at The Freight: O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

Films at The Freight: O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

Wed 1/8
The Moth StorySLAM - Theme TBA
open mic storytelling competition sponsored by KQED

The Moth StorySLAM

Thu 1/9
Coco Montoya
truly gifted blues artist

Coco Montoya

DJ Harry Duncan

Fri 1/10
John McCutcheon
traditional music artistry

John McCutcheon

Sat 1/11
Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout

Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout

Mark Hummel

Magic Dick

Lee Oskar

Jerry Portnoy

Duke Robillard

Sun 1/12
Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout

Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout

Mark Hummel

Magic Dick

Lee Oskar

Jerry Portnoy

Duke Robillard

Mon 1/13
Classical at the Freight: Mozart Birthday Celebration
Presented by the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

Classical at the Freight: Mozart Birthday Celebration

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

Tue 1/14
Films at The Freight: Imagine - John Lennon

Films at The Freight: Imagine - John Lennon

Films at The Freight: Linda Ronstadt - The Sound of My Voice

Films at The Freight: Linda Ronstadt - The Sound of My Voice

Wed 1/15
Cheikh Lo
Senegalese maverick

Cheikh Lo

Thu 1/16
SVER's Epic Nordic Folk Fest
imaginative soundscapes, grooves, and melodies

SVER's Epic Nordic Folk Fest

Fru Skagerrak

Fri 1/17
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

Margaret Belton

Sat 1/18
Juan de Marcos & the Afro-Cuban All Stars (1/18/20) - Dance Floor Open!
Dance Floor Open! Raices: A Series Curated by John Santos

Juan de Marcos & the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Sun 1/19
Juan de Marcos & the Afro-Cuban All Stars (1/19/20) - Dance Floor Open!
Dance Floor Open! Raices: A Series Curated by John Santos

Juan de Marcos & the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Mon 1/20
Tue 1/21
3MA: Ballaké Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi, and Rajery

3MA: Ballaké Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi, and Rajery

Wed 1/22
The Special Consensus

The Special Consensus

Thu 1/23
David Wilcox
adventurous and authentic

David Wilcox

Fri 1/24
Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration (1/24/20)

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration - Friday

Biréli Lagrène Trio

Christine Tassan et les Imposteures

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration 3-Day Pass (1/24/20-1/26/20)

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration 3-Day Pass

Sat 1/25
Films at The Freight: The Triplets of Belleville

Films at The Freight: The Triplets of Belleville

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration (1/25/20)

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration - Saturday

Biréli Lagrène Trio

The Hot Club Of San Francisco

Henry Acker

Sun 1/26
Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration (1/26/20)

Django Reinhardt Birthday Celebration - Sunday

Gonzalo Bergara & The New Hot Club of America

Pearl Django

Paul Mehling/Nate Ketner Quintet

Mon 1/27
Tue 1/28
The KTO Project CD Release Concert " Mafaro eZimbabwe"

The KTO Project

Wed 1/29
Ranky Tanky
South Carolina’s global Gullah ambassadors

Ranky Tanky

Thu 1/30
Loudon Wainwright III
candid and confessional songwriting

Loudon Wainwright III

Fri 1/31
Booker T. Jones (1/31/20)
Celebrates release of memoir Time Is Tight and companion album Note by Note

Booker T. Jones

pre-show music by DJ Harry Duncan

  

February

     
Sat 2/1
Booker T. Jones (2/1/20)
Celebrates release of memoir Time Is Tight and companion album Note by Note

Booker T. Jones

pre-show music by DJ Harry Duncan

Sun 2/2
Legends: Keola Beamer and Henry Kapono

Keola Beamer

Henry Kapono

Moanalani Beamer

Mon 2/3
Tue 2/4
Wed 2/5
The Moth StorySLAM - Topic TBA

The Moth

Thu 2/6
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Alasdair Fraser

Natalie Haas

Fri 2/7
Tom Russell

Tom Russell

Sat 2/8
Patchwork Series: Alphabet Rockers (11am)
Patchwork Series for Kids

Alphabet Rockers

Rudy Trubitt

Patchwork Series: Alphabet Rockers (2pm)
Patchwork Series for Kids

Alphabet Rockers

Rudy Trubitt

Iris DeMent
unmistakable singer-songwriter

Iris DeMent

Sun 2/9
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
“Open Your Mouth, Say Somethin’!”

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

Mon 2/10
Classical at the Freight: Hannah Addario-Berry and Friends

Hannah Addario-Berry

Jeff Anderle

Ian Scarfe

Tue 2/11
Jeff Denson, Romain Pilon & Brian Blade "Between Two Worlds" CD Release
Between Two Worlds CD release concert

Jeff Denson

Romain Pilon

Brian Blade

Wed 2/12
Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole with Shawn Pimental and Waipuna

Kumakaiwa Kanaka'ole

Shawn Pimental and Waipuna

Thu 2/13
The Revelers
Dance Floor Open!

The Revelers

Fri 2/14
Jai Uttal and The Pagan Love Choir
a love song to the universe

Jai Uttal and The Pagan Love Choir

Sat 2/15
Toshi Reagon and Be Steadwell with Special Guest

Toshi Reagon

be steadwell

Sun 2/16
Hawktail

Hawktail

Mon 2/17
Tue 2/18
Films at The Freight: Eat That Question

Films at The Freight: Eat That Question

Wed 2/19
Marcia Ball & Sonny Landreth

Marcia Ball

Sonny Landreth

Thu 2/20
Albert Cummings

Albert Cummings

Fri 2/21
JD Souther

An Evening with JD Souther

Sat 2/22
CHELLE! And Friends Mardi Gras Mambo for Kids
Patchwork Series for Kids

CHELLE! And Friends

Ladysmith Black Mambazo (2/22/20)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Sun 2/23
Ladysmith Black Mambazo (2/23/20, 2pm Family Matinee)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo (2/23/20, 7pm)

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Mon 2/24
Tue 2/25
Carnival 2020 At The Freight Hosted by Tammy Hall

Carnival 2020 At The Freight Hosted by Tammy Hall

Wed 2/26
Thu 2/27
Tom Paxton and The DonJuans

Tom Paxton

The DonJuans

Amy Speace

Fri 2/28
Martha Redbone Roots Project

Martha Redbone Roots Project

Sat 2/29
Flor de Toloache
the first all-women Mariachi

Flor de Toloache

 

March

      
Sun 3/1
Black String

Black String

Mon 3/2
Tue 3/3
Wed 3/4
Thu 3/5
Fri 3/6
Robin Flower and Libby McLaren featuring Julie Nicholas and Sheilah Glover

Robin Flower

Libby McLaren

Julie Nicholas

Sheilah Glover

Sat 3/7
Sun 3/8
Mon 3/9
Tue 3/10
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Wed 3/11
Cherish the Ladies

Cherish The Ladies

Thu 3/12
Fri 3/13
Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary) - 3/13/20

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary)

Sat 3/14
Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary) - 3/14/20

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary)

Sun 3/15
Mon 3/16
Tue 3/17
Films at The Freight: Grateful Dawg

Films at The Freight: Grateful Dawg

Wed 3/18
Thu 3/19
Fri 3/20
Sat 3/21
Rhonda Benin's "Just Like A Woman"

Rhonda Benin

Mimi Fox

Margie Baker

Deborah Winters

Michelle Jacques

Carol Stallings

and more

Sun 3/22
On A Winter's Night

On A Winter's Night

Christine Lavin

John Gorka

Patty Larkin

Cheryl Wheeler

Cliff Eberhardt

Mon 3/23
Tue 3/24
Wed 3/25
Thu 3/26
Fri 3/27
Sat 3/28
Beatles Uke Jam w/Cynthia Lin, Ukulenny, Abe Lagrimas Jr., Steven Espaniola

Beatles Uke Jam

Cynthia Lin

Ukulenny

Abe Lagrimas, Jr.

Steven Espaniola

On Sparxo
Altan

Altan

Sun 3/29
Squirrel Nut Zippers: The Inevitable 25th Anniversary Shows

Squirrel Nut Zippers

Mon 3/30
Tue 3/31
     

April

  
Wed 4/1
Thu 4/2
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - 4 Day Pass

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - 4 Day Pass

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Kickoff Party

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Kickoff Party

The Town Howlers

Mission Blue

Daisy Kerr

Fri 4/3
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Friday

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Friday

Peter Rowan

David Nelson

Eric and Suzy Thompson

Trout Steak Revival

Missy Raines

and more

Sat 4/4
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Saturday

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Saturday

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands

Michael Daves Jam

Tony Trischka

Missy Raines

Tatiana Hargreaves

and more

Sun 4/5
Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Sunday

Berkeley Bluegrass Festival - Sunday

Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

Alice Gerrard

Hasee Ciaccio

Tatiana Hargreaves

Laurie Lewis

and more

Mon 4/6
Tue 4/7
Wed 4/8
Jazz Search West Semi-finals

Jazz Search West Semi-finals

Thu 4/9
Fri 4/10
Sat 4/11
Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

Sun 4/12
Mon 4/13
Tue 4/14
Wed 4/15
Thu 4/16
Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier

Jaimee Harris

Fri 4/17
Marley's Ghost

Marley's Ghost

Sat 4/18
Patchwork Series: The Okee Dokee Brothers (11am)
Patchwork Series for Kids

The Okee Dokee Brothers

Rudy Trubitt

Patchwork Series: The Okee Dokee Brothers (2pm)
Patchwork Series for Kids

The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sun 4/19
Mon 4/20
Tue 4/21
Wed 4/22
Thu 4/23
Fri 4/24
Gilbert O'Sullivan - "Just Gilbert"

Gilbert O'Sullivan - "Just Gilbert"

Sat 4/25
Sun 4/26
Mon 4/27
Tue 4/28
Wed 4/29
The Secret Sisters

The Secret Sisters

Leslie Stevens

Thu 4/30
   

May

    
Fri 5/1
Sat 5/2
Sun 5/3
Mon 5/4
Tue 5/5
Kurt Elling featuring Danilo Pérez
Secrets Are The Best Stories

Kurt Elling featuring Danilo Pérez