« Week of December 13, 2015 »
Start: 12/13/2015 7:00 pm


featuring Oisín Mac Diarmada, Séamus Begley, Teresa Horgan, Gráinne Hambly, Samantha Harvey & Sean Gavin


Start: 12/14/2015 8:00 pm

Freight favorite Robert Howard brings his cello and one of the Bay Area's best pianists, Keisuke Nakagoshi, for an evening of classical music and conversation. Featuring works by Ginastera, Debussy & Prokofiev.

Start: 12/15/2015 7:30 pm

Freight Open MicThis is your chance to play at the Freight. Our Open Mic has brought in some of our brightest performers, including Shawn Colvin, Dana Carvey, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and Patrick Landeza. The audience is friendly – and people actually listen! So come on down and join the fun. All performers welcome.


Start: 12/16/2015 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! Their latest album, Jugology, features old favorites from their classic Christmas albums of yore, Mistletoe Jam, Tree-Side Hoot, Rhythm on the Roof, Uncorked, and On the Holiday Highway.

Start: 12/17/2015 8:00 pm

Support your local coffeehouse when the T Sisters host a fun-filled evening of music, featuring a variety of musical guests who are all donating their time and talent. Featuring established Freight favorites to emerging new artists, collaborating in different combinations and celebrating a rich mix of styles.

Start: 12/18/2015 8:00 pm

We are sold out of advance tickets for this show. Standing room only tickets will be available when the show starts at 8pm.


Celebrate the holiday season with members of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus at the Freight!


Start: 12/19/2015 1:00 pm

SoVoSóSoVoSó is an a cappella wonder, with deep roots in the Bay Area music scene and a long history of making vocal magic. SoVoSó–from the Soul to the Voice to the Song–sings jazz, gospel, world, and R&B, including classics and originals, performed with improvisational wizardry and jaw-dropping vocal chops. “The extraordinary richness and brilliance of this virtuoso vocalism lifts you into a special realm,” says the San Jose Mercury News.

Start: 12/19/2015 8:00 pm

Elvin BishopElvin Bishop’s roots in the blues go deep. “Before Eric Clapton was old enough to shave, Elvin Bishop was hanging out in Chicago with the first generation of electric bluesmen,” says Guitar World. Born in California, raised in Iowa and Oklahoma, Elvin attended the University of Chicago and did his studying in the blues bars on the south side of town with master craftsmen like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and Howlin’ Wolf.