« Week of February 27, 2011 »
Start: 02/27/2011 8:00 pm

The warm, homey magic spun in the course of a Tom Rush performance has often been likened to a cozy evening spent in front of a living room fire. (We'd all be lucky to have such living rooms!) So pull up a chair and prepare yourself to be captivated by this preeminent singer-songwriter, whose expressive voice, distinctive guitar style, terrific yarn-spinning, and wry sense of humor have defined acoustic music for several generations of fans.

Start: 02/28/2011 8:00 pm

Brooklyn-based Dust Busters with John Cohen and local heroes Kleptograss join forces for a string band double bill to be reckoned with!

Start: 03/01/2011 8:00 pm

The SF Brass Quintet returns for their fourth annual Classical at the Freight concert in a varied program of exciting music, guaranteed to chase those winter blues away. John Pearson and James Dooley, trumpets; Doug Hull, Horn; Craig McAmis, trombone; Forrest Byram, tuba.

Start: 03/02/2011 8:00 pm

Roland White's unmistakable sound, combining the vitality, soul, and infectious rhythm of his mandolin style with harmonic sophistication and warm vocals, is enhanced this evening by a fantastic assemblage of Bay Area bluegrass stars, including fiddle ace Laurie Lewis, banjo whiz Keith Little, guitar flatpicker extraordinaire Jim Nunally, and primo bassist Bill Amatneek.

Start: 03/03/2011 8:00 pm

Composer, performer, vocalist, bass clarinetist, and bandleader Beth Custer and her ensemble enchant us with an evening of original jazz/funk/Latin/rock fusion.

Start: 03/04/2011 8:00 pm

Mandolin powerhouse John Reischman and his Jaybirds perform some of the finest, hardest-driving bluegrass you're likely to hear anywhere, drawing material from traditional masters such as the Blue Sky Boys and Ralph Stanley to contemporary artists such as Gillian Welch.

Start: 03/05/2011 10:30 am

Sarita Pockell and Melita Doostan of Octopretzel emcee the new Patchwork Series kids' shows featuring some of the Bay Area's most beloved performers. Join the sing-along, dance-along fun with Charity & the JAMband, Rudy Trubitt of the Sippy Cups, and Big Tadoo Puppet Crew!

Start: 03/05/2011 8:00 pm

There may be some limited standing room only tickets available once the show starts at 8:00 pm for $30.50.

A late show has been added at 10:30 pm. Tickets are available now.

Start: 03/05/2011 10:30 pm

Advance tickets can be purchased in person at the Freight box office.

Join us for opening night of the 26th Jewish Music Festival as Israeli band Yemen Blues makes their North American debut with an exciting melding of ancient Ye- menite and Saharan melodies, blues, jazz, and funk, and modern composition.