« Week of November 25, 2012 »
Start: 11/25/2012 8:00 pm

Ramblin' Jack ElliottRamblin’ Jack Elliott is a national treasure. He met Woody Guthrie in 1950, moved in with the Guthrie family, and traveled with Woody from the redwood forests of California to the Gulf Stream waters of Florida. His deep immersion in Woody’s music led Woody to remark, “Jack sounds more like me than I do.” Bob Dylan describes him this way in his Chronicles: Volume One: “His tone of voice is sharp, focused, and piercing.

Start: 11/26/2012 8:00 pm

Classical at the Freight brings the Bay Area's best classical musicians to the Freight for an hour of top-flight chamber music in an informal, friendly atmosphere. San Francisco Chamber Orchestra music director Benjamin Simon is your host; his goal is to un-stuffify and de-mystify classical music for the general music lover, sharing the joys and rewards of this timeless art with new audiences young and old.

Start: 11/27/2012 8:00 pm

All performers are welcome to participate in this event that has produced some of our brightest performers, including: Shawn Colvin, Dana Carvey, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Patrick Landeza.

HERE'S HOW IT WORKS! One unique aspect of our Open Mic is that, unlike those held in noisy bars where people show up in spite of the fact that there's live music, you will be playing to a supportive group of friends and performers who are actually listening!!!

Start: 11/28/2012 8:00 pm

Caren ArmstrongPrepare to be inspired, amused, moved, and thoroughly entertained when Caren Armstrong brings to the Freight stage her long-running series Celebrating Songwriters. Tonight's show features the award–winning, performing songwriters Teresa Tudury, Houston & Jones (aka Travis Jones and Glenn Houston), as well as the energetic, emotive talents of Caren herself. Artists are featured individually in the first set, and then play in the round, Nashville style for the second set.

Start: 11/29/2012 8:00 pm

KugelplexKugelplex plays klezmer and old world soul music that rocks the shtetl (village) or the concert hall. The band, formed in 2001, features Dan Cantrell on accordion and saw, Jason Ditzian on clarinet, Jewlia Eisenberg on vocals, Michael Pinkham on percussion, David Rosenfeld on mandolin and violin, and Eugene Warren on bass.

Start: 11/30/2012 8:00 pm

Iris DeMentWe 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 $34.50.

Start: 12/01/2012 8:00 pm

House Jacks