« Week of January 29, 2012 »
Start: 01/29/2012 8:00 pm

Tony Marcus, Paul Shelasky & Paul AnastasioMaster swing fiddlers Paul Anastasio and Paul Shelasky, with the irrepressible Tony Marcus on guitar and vocals, round out the Esprit de Django et Stephane Festival with a tasty evening of hot swing, torchy ballads, and blues.

Start: 01/30/2012 8:00 pm

Classical at the Freight: Mozart Birthday CelebrationJoin the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars tonight for their annual Mozart Birthday Celebration! Robin Sharp and Debra Fong (violin), Sharon Wei and Ben Simon (viola), and Robert Howard (cello) perform a glorious program of two of Wolfie's most beautiful chamber works, Viola Quintet in B-flat Major, K. 174, and Viola Quintet in D Major, K. 593.

Start: 02/01/2012 8:00 pm

Martyn JosephWelsh troubadour Martyn Joseph triggers powerful emotions when he takes the stage. This charismatic singer-songwriter’s edgy, intense songs lead audiences across some of the darker terrains of life, documenting the sorrow and injustice in the world, yet all the while lighting the way with enduring hope and an irrepressibly droll sense of humor.

Start: 02/02/2012 8:00 pm

Rushad EgglestonRushad Eggleston stands in the vanguard of the younger generation of virtuosic cellists who are bringing this relatively unwieldy instrument into the spotlight. It's anyone's guess what may happen when Rushad takes the stage, but we do guarantee one thing: a night of fabulously inventive, supremely virtuosic, endlessly surprising music. Rushad never fails to knock his listeners' socks off as he ushers them in a joyful, eccentric alternate reality.

Start: 02/03/2012 8:00 pm

Dave AlvinWe are sold out of advance tickets for this show. There may be some limited standing room only tickets available once the show starts at 8:00 pm for $28.50.

Roots rocker Dave Alvin brings us the burning, guitar-centered blues from his new CD, Eleven Eleven (Yep Roc). Returning to the style of music that defined his early career, Dave performs rockin tunes with vivid stories that extend from R&B royalty to labor history to Harlan County, Kentucky.

Start: 02/04/2012 8:00 pm

Cheap Suit SerenadersWearing period threads and playing vintage instruments, the Cheap Suit Serenaders serve up a giddy blend of up-tempo Hawaiian stomps, ragtime, Italian polkas, and more, as they recreate the music of the golden age of jazz. With ukuleles, Hawaiian steel guitars, fiddles, cellos, banjos, mandolins, accordions, and musical saws in hand, Tony Marcus, Terry Zwigoff, Robert Armstrong, Allan Dodge, and Rick Elmore bring alive great music and great times!