« Week of April 29, 2012 »
Start: 04/29/2012 8:00 pm

Teresa TrullOur favorite blues songstress/horse whisperer Teresa Trull takes the stage with a great lineup of musical cohorts for a concert celebrating her first return to our stage since relocating to New Zealand. Come join Teresa and friends for an evening of soul-stirring, booty-shaking, downright awesome music.

Start: 04/30/2012 8:00 pm

Haydn's CreationBack by popular demand, the Bay Area’s own New Esterhazy String Quartet—Kati Kyme and Lisa Weiss on violins, Anthony Martin on viola, and cellist William Skeen, with SFCO music director and violist, Ben Simon—just completed an historic three-year “Haydn Project,” performing all 68 delicious Haydn string quartets in over 18 concerts.

Start: 05/01/2012 8:00 pm

Gerry TenneySinger, songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist, and longtime stalwart of the Bay Area music scene, Gerry Tenney, backed by the Hard Times Orchestra, honors International Worker Day with an evening of old and new time songs of working folks from around the world and their struggles. The evening also includes original progressive West African Caribbean Blues (songs written by Abu Djigo, Gary Nelson, Ernesto Browne, & Deborah Barer) from the World Blues Trio.

Start: 05/02/2012 8:00 pm

Kris DelmhorstCombining a warm, expressive voice, a superb poetic imagination, and an alluring, rootsy mixture of folk, gospel, and country styles, singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst plays what she describes as "songs with pavement under their feet, dirt under their fingernails, and sometimes out of sight of land altogether." In the decade since she began performing, Kris has made her presence felt on the acoustic music scene, touring the country and winning first place at the 2001 Telluride

Start: 05/03/2012 8:00 pm

A.J. CroceA singer-songwriter boasting truly eclectic talents, A.J. Croce is as likely to pull an old boogie woogie piano jam out of his sleeve as he is to offer up a swampy New Orleans funk groove or a fresh and touching original. His first five CD releases each hit the radio charts in a different genre—jazz, americana and blues, adult alternative, the American college radio chart, and the U.S. top 40.

Start: 05/04/2012 8:00 pm

Kathy & CarolSingers Carol McComb and Kathleen Larisch return to the Freight stage with their gorgeous interpretations of British and Appalachian ballads, country tunes, Carter Family songs, and Carol’s timeless originals. The duo’s unique sense of harmony is remarkable for its use of shifting intervals, haunting dissonances, and counterpoint, and their a cappella songs send shivers down the spine.

Start: 05/05/2012 8:00 pm

Rahim AlhajTwice Grammy-nominated oud virtuoso and composer, Rahim Alhaj finds in his ancient instrument a unique voice that speaks passionately to contemporary listeners of every musical background.