« Week of December 14, 2014 »
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Start: 12/14/2014 8:00 pm

Hot RizeWe are sold out of advance tickets for this show. Standing room only tickets will be available once the concert starts at 8pm.

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Start: 12/15/2014 7:30 pm

Check out the future when the West Coast Songwriters present their monthly Songwriter Competition, where members take the stage and perform their material live on the Freight stage. Performers sign up from 7:00 to 7:20, and at 7:30 the house lights go down and the show goes on!

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Start: 12/16/2014 8:00 pm

Christmas Jug BandThe Christmas Jug Band brings together an all-star crew of clever and crafty Bay Area musicians for a tongue-in-cheek celebration of the season to be jolly! They have a new album, Jugology, featuring old favorites from their classic Christmas albums of yore, Mistletoe Jam, Tree-Side Hoot, Rhythm on the Roof, Uncorked, and On the Holiday Highway.

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Start: 12/17/2014 8:00 pm

Pasatono OrquestraThe Pasatono Orquesta, recently featured on NPR’s First Listen and PRI’s The World, is a large ensemble of multi-taskers – musicians and academics, ethnomusicologists and entertainers – with an abiding interest in the native folk music of the Mixtec community of central Mexico.

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Start: 12/18/2014 8:00 pm

Red Hot ChachkasSan Francisco’s Red Hot Chachkas create new American klezmer from old world roots with their original compositions, audacious arrangements, and ingenious improvisations. Classical violinist Julie Egger leads the group, Barbara Speed plays clarinet, Diana Strong plays accordion, Tony Phillips plays mandolin, Breck Deibel plays bass, and Aharon “Wheels” Bolsta plays drums.

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Start: 12/19/2014 8:00 pm

 

Start a new tradition with a holiday celebration that is always a festive, heartwarming extravaganza.

The vocal ensembles of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus return to the Freight stage to present "Dancers, Prancers & Vixens!" The show features traditional favorites alongside brand-new works, all with traditional SFGMC flair. You'll hear "Ave Maria," and "Silent Night," and "Auld Lang Syne," but there's also Tom Lehrer's "Chanukah in Santa Monica," a take on Vince Guaraldi's "A Charlie Brown Christmas," an ode to ugly holiday sweaters, and more.

 

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Start: 12/20/2014 11:00 am

the HipwadersThe Hipwaders are a California trio specializing in kid-pleasing power pop anthems full of catchy tunes and beautiful vocal harmonies.

Start: 12/20/2014 8:00 pm

The AmigosThe Amigos are a young, Brooklyn-based band with a new album, their first, Diner in the Sky, which features a winning blend of country, Cajun, bluegrass, gospel, mariachi, and  a touch of jazz. They hold this musical mix together with high energy, matching Western shirts, exceptional talent, and a spirit of big fun.