« Week of October 30, 2011 »
Start: 10/30/2011 8:00 pm

Wake the DeadThe self-proclaimed "world's first Celtic all-star Grateful Dead jam band" returns to blow the roof off the Freight with their annual Halloween bash...and you're invited!

Start: 10/31/2011 6:30 pm

The Bellavente Wind QuintetThe Bellavente Wind Quintet presents a family—friendly program of spooky and adventurous music. Plus prizes, surprises, and —of course— candy. The Bellavente musicians—Leslie Chin (flute), Kyle Bruckman (oboe), Marilyn Martella (clarinet), Alicia Telford (french horn), Beverly McChesney (bassoon)—are active with leading chamber music ensembles and symphony, opera, ballet and Broadway show orchestras of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Start: 11/01/2011 8:00 pm

Marcos Silva QuartetIn 1969, Merrilee Trost recalls, "I fell down the rabbit hole into the magical world of jazz. I had no idea that it would take over my life. I'm so lucky to have met the most interesting, creative, and exciting people in the whole universe—those who inhabit the jazz world." Tonight’s very special concert, produced by the Jazzschool, honors Merrilee with music from a superb lineup including many of her favorite performers and friends. 

Start: 11/02/2011 8:00 pm

CalaverasWe all know that the Bay Area is a veritable hotbed of roots music talent, come on over tonight and revel in the glory as three bands from right next door treat us to an evening of honest-to-goodness, toe-tapping, down home bluegrass, americana, Cajun, and original music.

Start: 11/03/2011 8:00 pm

Battlefield BandFormed in 1975 in the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, this band is one of the great institutions in Scottish music. Battlefield Band has spent over three decades offering its contagious version of "the real Scotland," a blend of songs old and new, played on a combination of ancient and modern instruments—bagpipes, keyboards, fiddle, guitar, flutes, bodhran, and accordion. 

Start: 11/04/2011 8:00 pm

Loretta LynchLonging for a taste of the highway? Yearning for that soulful twang usually only found in smoky bar rooms long after midnight? Oakland-based americana band Loretta Lynch offers you a country pick-me-up in the form of sweet, sorrowful, saucy, and smart songs in this special concert celebrating the release of its new album, Home Fires.

Start: 11/05/2011 8:00 pm

Reilly & MaloneyJoin longtime Freight artists Ginny Reilly and David Maloney for a performance celebrating the release of David's new CD of original songs, One Day More.