« May 05 2012 - August 06 2012 »
 
05 / 5
Iraqi oud virtuoso/composer’s traditional Iraqi maqam with contemporary styling
Saturday, May 05, 8:00 pm
05 / 6
all-star band's nontraditional twists on traditional tunes
Sunday, May 06, 8:00 pm
05 / 7
05 / 8
fabulously funny female folkestra
Tuesday, May 08, 8:00 pm
05 / 9
an evening of cutting-edge jazz
Wednesday, May 09, 8:00 pm
05 / 10
students sing standards to bebop
Thursday, May 10, 8:00 pm
05 / 11
Led Kaapana, Dennis Kamakahi, Brother Noland, Kawika, Leon T, Bobby Moderow, Patrick Landeza, Palolo Steve, Steve Espaniola
Friday, May 11, 8:00 pm
05 / 12
performance, workshops, dance
Saturday, May 12, 12:00 pm
youthful accordion whiz delights dancers and music lovers alike
Saturday, May 12, 8:00 pm
05 / 13
Mother's Day Concert
Sunday, May 13, 1:00 pm
iconic jazz/blues vocalist shares her legacy of song
Sunday, May 13, 8:00 pm
05 / 14
professionally judged original songs contest
Monday, May 14, 7:30 pm
05 / 15
pay your dues; play & schmooze
Tuesday, May 15, 8:00 pm
05 / 16
05 / 17
piano-driven boogie, blues & jazz
Thursday, May 17, 8:00 pm
05 / 18
kick up your heels with “titan of the Telecaster’s” California honky-tonk to truck stop rock
Friday, May 18, 8:00 pm
05 / 19
quirky jangle-pop cool enough for Lollapalooza, and fantastically folksy, magical musical Bay Area favorites Octopretzel
Saturday, May 19, 11:00 am
singing, dancing, banjo pickin’ polyrhythmic heat and funk, CD release show
Saturday, May 19, 8:00 pm
05 / 20
legendary Spanish Gypsy flamenco singer in a fundraiser for Bay Area Flamenco Festival
Sunday, May 20, 8:00 pm
05 / 21
an informal and invigorating evening of chamber music, with Ben Simon, host
Monday, May 21, 8:00 pm
05 / 22
Jonathan Richman, Barry Melton Band, with special guest Nick Gravenites, hosted by Wavy Gravy
Tuesday, May 22, 8:00 pm
05 / 23
Punch Brothers virtuoso banjo player, winner of the first Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music
Wednesday, May 23, 8:00 pm
05 / 24
blues, swing, and hokum
Thursday, May 24, 8:00 pm
05 / 25
Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter’s engaging black humor, inventive word play and witty observations
Friday, May 25, 8:00 pm
05 / 26
French-Algerian guitar visionary
Saturday, May 26, 8:00 pm
05 / 27
Spanish Civil War songs and images
Sunday, May 27, 2:00 pm
05 / 28
05 / 29
welcoming eager performers & curious connoisseurs
Tuesday, May 29, 8:00 pm
05 / 30
Swoon, Foggy Gulch, Hop Head
Wednesday, May 30, 8:00 pm
05 / 31
ancient soulful music of the Near East
Thursday, May 31, 8:00 pm
06 / 1
satirical folk, country & bluegrass
Friday, June 01, 8:00 pm
06 / 2
bilingual children's musician in a benefit for BAHIA, inc.
Saturday, June 02, 10:30 am
unique, fresh Celtic-americana gems
Saturday, June 02, 8:00 pm
06 / 3
cutting-edge arrangements in their final performances of the 2011-12 season
Sunday, June 03, 8:00 pm
06 / 4
blazing instrumental virtuosity from flatpicking pioneer's American roots trio
Monday, June 04, 8:00 pm
06 / 5
Tuesday, June 05, 6:00 pm
06 / 6
brilliant guitarist’s chamber country rock
Wednesday, June 06, 8:00 pm
06 / 7
singer/songwriters, jam-loving loopers in double-bill
Thursday, June 07, 8:00 pm
06 / 8
three of the best darn steel guitar players in the world
Friday, June 08, 8:00 pm
06 / 9
featuring The RaveUps, Local Hero, Girl Named T, The Blondies
Saturday, June 09, 8:00 pm
06 / 10
gorgeous acoustic jazz string playing from Great American Songbook
Sunday, June 10, 8:00 pm
06 / 11

health services fundraiser for beloved Bay Area environmentalist

Monday, June 11, 8:00 pm
06 / 12
06 / 13
Grammy award winner & New York Times best selling author's KIN release concert
Wednesday, June 13, 8:00 pm
06 / 14
Bay Area singersongwriter double bill celebrating cd release and rollicking new band
Thursday, June 14, 8:00 pm
06 / 15
cosmic comic and Buddhist teacher performs his acclaimed solo show
Friday, June 15, 8:00 pm
06 / 16
singing the classic songs of the '60s folk era
Saturday, June 16, 8:00 pm
06 / 17
masterful fingerstyle guitarists
Sunday, June 17, 8:00 pm
06 / 18
professionally judged original songs contest
Monday, June 18, 7:30 pm
06 / 19
bring your music to the Freight
Tuesday, June 19, 8:00 pm
06 / 20
06 / 21
Will Durst, Whiskerman, John Trudell in a benefit for the Earth Island Institute
Thursday, June 21, 8:00 pm
06 / 22

singer-songwriters in the round

Friday, June 22, 8:00 pm
06 / 23
15th annual fiddlekids concert
Saturday, June 23, 11:30 am
06 / 24
06 / 25
06 / 26
pay your dues; play & schmooze
Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 pm
06 / 27
sax & bassist's soul-satisfying, jazz fusion project
Wednesday, June 27, 8:00 pm
06 / 28
world music duo with Grammy winning reed man & guitar virtuoso
Thursday, June 28, 8:00 pm
06 / 29
acoustic Celtic trio's pristine three-part harmony and unique instrumentation
Friday, June 29, 8:00 pm
06 / 30
hosted by Patrick Landeza, with Kenneth Makuakane and Jeff Au Hoy
Saturday, June 30, 8:00 pm
07 / 1
07 / 2
07 / 3
international mandolin/guitar virtuosi in an evening of duets, trios and quartets
Tuesday, July 03, 8:00 pm
07 / 4
07 / 5
daredevil, eclectic stringband double bill
Thursday, July 05, 8:00 pm
07 / 6
rock band without instruments
Friday, July 06, 8:00 pm
07 / 7
masterful & eclectic quintet's 25th anniversary & CD release celebration concert
Saturday, July 07, 8:00 pm
07 / 8
07 / 9
07 / 10
07 / 11
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Wednesday, July 11, 8:00 pm
07 / 12
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Thursday, July 12, 8:00 pm
07 / 13
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Friday, July 13, 8:00 pm
07 / 14
open from 1-5pm
Saturday, July 14, 1:00 pm
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Saturday, July 14, 8:00 pm
07 / 15
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Sunday, July 15, 2:00 pm
The Bee Eaters, Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore, Rushad Eggleston, David Grier, Ty Burhoe, Kala Ramnath, Brittany Haas, Dave Cory, Dominick Leslie, Hosted by Tristan and Tashina Clarridge and many many more
Sunday, July 15, 8:00 pm
07 / 16
professionally judged original songs contest
Monday, July 16, 7:30 pm
07 / 17
07 / 18
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Wednesday, July 18, 8:00 pm
07 / 19
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Thursday, July 19, 8:00 pm
07 / 20
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Friday, July 20, 8:00 pm
07 / 21
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Saturday, July 21, 8:00 pm
07 / 22
the life of the rambling folk singer through his words and music
Sunday, July 22, 8:00 pm
07 / 23
a passionate, old-style romp through the "Greek Blues"
Monday, July 23, 8:00 pm
07 / 24
welcoming eager performers & curious connoisseurs
Tuesday, July 24, 8:00 pm
07 / 25
two jazz virtuosos in concert
Wednesday, July 25, 8:00 pm
07 / 26
easy sounds against hard truths from Canadian singer-songwriter
Thursday, July 26, 8:00 pm
07 / 27
high-energy Latin funky electric and acoustic jazz
Friday, July 27, 8:00 pm
07 / 28
double bill featuring Latin jazz with an original perspective & a mad mix of choro and samba
Saturday, July 28, 8:00 pm
07 / 29

fingerstyle guitar brilliance

Sunday, July 29, 8:00 pm
07 / 30
07 / 31
the Freight stage awaits you
Tuesday, July 31, 8:00 pm
08 / 1
contemporary fiddlers weave intricate harmonies with progressive grooves
Wednesday, August 01, 8:00 pm
08 / 2
gritty, gospel-infused Southern rock
Thursday, August 02, 8:00 pm
08 / 3

high-energy Cuban sound a la Buena Vista Social Club

Friday, August 03, 8:00 pm
08 / 4
guitars without borders
Saturday, August 04, 8:00 pm
08 / 5
classic cowboys sing cowboy classics
Sunday, August 05, 8:00 pm
08 / 6