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Start: 01/31/2010 8:00 pm

Three bands present harmony-rich americana/folk sets to warm the heart and soul—just what the doctor ordered to stave off the late-January blahs. Tonight's dose of Dr. K's musical medicine features Misner & Smith, Three at Last, and Family Lines.

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Start: 02/02/2010 8:00 pm

All performers are welcome to participate in this event that has produced some of our brightest performers, including: Shawn Colvin, Dana Carvey, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Patrick Landeza.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS! One unique aspect of our Open Mic is that, unlike those held in noisy bars where people show up in spite of the fact that there's live music, you will be playing to a supportive group of friends and performers who are actually listening!!!

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Start: 02/05/2010 8:00 pm

Marley's Ghost achieves the seemingly impossible with its audacious blend of English folk roots, gospel, country, R&B, even Scottish bagpipe tunes-and it all works like a dream! They return to the Freight celebrating the February 2010 release of their ninth album, GHOST TOWN (Sage Arts), recorded in Nashville with legendary country songwriter/producer cowboy Jack Clement. Clement has written or produced hits for artists as diverse as Charlie Pride in the 70's to a platinum album with U2.

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Start: 02/06/2010 10:00 am

Two hours of slow-food radio with conversation, music, and play, from 10 am to noon. Puchase advance tickets online through Ticketweb, or call the West Coast Live reservations line at 415-664-9500.

Sedge Thomson welcomes...

Nancy Iverson, with Richard Iron Cloud and Lisa Waters, featured in the documentary From the Badlands to Alcatraz featured at the San Francisco Oceans Film Festival. Life swum well.

Amy Bloom, with her breathtaking new book, Where the God of Love Hangs Out.

Tango #9, life played well.

Start: 02/06/2010 8:00 pm

A five-man rock band without instruments, the House Jacks offer a “no-holds barred” a cappella style that obliterates all preconceptions about the limits of the human voice. Deke Sharon, Austin Willacy, Roo Ahuja, Antonio Medrano, and Jake Moulton run the gamut from tender love ballads to mile-a-minute funk, complete with mind-blowing vocal percussion and riffs torn straight out of a whammy-bar guitar.