Start: 03/26/2017 7:00 pm
Mouths of Babes – that’s Ty Greenstein of Girlyman fame and Ingrid Elizabeth of Coyote Grace – brings together a tender tomboy and rough-and-tumble lady to make music that melts hearts and shakes souls with undeniable chemistry and unexpected wisdom. Their sound is equal parts celebration and blues, folk and soul, salve and anthem—an invitation to love this life, to sing your sob story and end it with a smile.
Start: 03/27/2017 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!
Start: 03/28/2017 7:30 pm
This 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.
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS:
Signups – on a first-come, first-served basis – begin when the door opens at 7:00 p.m. The show starts promptly at 7:30 pm.
Start: 03/29/2017 8:00 pm
Singer, guitarist, composer, drummer, and percussionist, Vinicius Cantuaria is a well-known Brazilian musician in the sphere of Bossa Nova and Jazz.
Start: 03/30/2017 8:00 pm
Celebrating Women in Blues from Ma Rainey to Bonnie Raitt
Pamela Rose and her Wild Women of Song musicians (Tammy Hall, Ruth Davies, Pat Wilder, Daria Johnson and Kristen Strom) perform musical treasures as they tell stories, punctuated by rare historical film footage. The audience is transported to the early roots of America’s most enduring art form, and travel through the decades in a vibrant concert event.
Start: 03/31/2017 8:00 pm
There’s more to Eilen Jewell than meets the eye. National Public Radio, on its listing for Song of the Day, says, “She’s got a sweet and clear voice with a killer instinct lurking beneath the shiny surface.” USA Today describes her as “Dark and haunting, but alluring just the same...Give me more of that voice.” Her voice certainly stays with you, a captivating blend of wild and under control.
Start: 04/01/2017 8:00 pm
Cascada de Flores specializes in achingly beautiful songs from Latin America’s golden age, including bolero to fill your heart to bursting, rancheras to break it, and guarachas that make you want to jump up and dance. At the heart of the music is the gorgeous voice of Arwen Lawrence and the expressive guitar of Jorge Liceaga. Together they create a wonderfully lush, intimate atmosphere.