Thursday June 01, 2017
Start: 06/01/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Friday June 02, 2017
Start: 06/02/2017 8:00 pm

 

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


 

Monday June 05, 2017
Start: 06/05/2017 6:00 pm
Tuesday June 06, 2017
Start: 06/06/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Wednesday June 07, 2017
Start: 06/07/2017 7:30 pm

We are sold out of advance tickets. Standing room only tickets will be available when the show starts at 7:30pm.

 

Thursday June 08, 2017
Start: 06/08/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday June 09, 2017
Start: 06/09/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

Saturday June 10, 2017
Start: 06/10/2017 9:00 am

 

Start: 06/10/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

Sunday June 11, 2017
Start: 06/11/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


Monday June 12, 2017
Start: 06/12/2017 7:30 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday June 13, 2017
Start: 06/13/2017 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. 

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. 

Wednesday June 14, 2017
Start: 06/14/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

Thursday June 15, 2017
Start: 06/15/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday June 16, 2017
Start: 06/16/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 


Saturday June 17, 2017
Start: 06/17/2017 11:00 am

 

Sunday June 18, 2017
Start: 06/18/2017 2:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

Start: 06/18/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Monday June 19, 2017
Start: 06/19/2017 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!

Tuesday June 20, 2017
Start: 06/20/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 


Wednesday June 21, 2017
Start: 06/21/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Thursday June 22, 2017
Start: 06/22/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 


Friday June 23, 2017
Start: 06/23/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

  

Tom Rhodes

Saturday June 24, 2017
Start: 06/24/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Sunday June 25, 2017
Start: 06/25/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Jim Bruno is a San Francisco Bay Area based published songwriter and currently teaches Songwriting at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley and at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.

 

Monday June 26, 2017
Start: 06/26/2017 7:30 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

Tuesday June 27, 2017
Start: 06/27/2017 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. 

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. 

Wednesday June 28, 2017
Start: 06/28/2017 8:00 pm

 

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


 

Thursday June 29, 2017
Start: 06/29/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday June 30, 2017
Start: 06/30/2017 8:00 pm

 

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Saturday July 01, 2017
Start: 07/01/2017 11:30 am

Please come enjoy our free fiddlekids fiddle concert. It's always a sweet and incredible show of young fiddlers playing their recently learned tunes. Only happens once a year, and we'd love to have you join us in celebrating our 20th fiddlekids anniversary!

Start: 07/01/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

 

Sunday July 02, 2017
Start: 07/02/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

There is tiered seating for this show. Please see seating chart below.

 

Monday July 03, 2017
Start: 07/03/2017 12:30 pm
Tuesday July 04, 2017
Start: 07/04/2017 12:00 pm
Wednesday July 05, 2017
Start: 07/05/2017 7:30 pm

Moth StorySLAM photo by Emily SevinPrepare a five-minute story about CHEATING. Stepping out, crib sheets, tax evasion or stacked decks. Tricks, swindles, cons and frauds. Philanders and chiselers and flimflammers, tramps and thieves. Broken hearts and bank accounts, sneaks and dirty dogs.

 

Thursday July 06, 2017
Start: 07/06/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday July 07, 2017
Start: 07/07/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 


Saturday July 08, 2017
Start: 07/08/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


 

Start: 07/08/2017 9:30 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


 

Sunday July 09, 2017
Start: 07/09/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

The New York Times named cabaret artist and singer-songwriter Nellie McKay’s show “A Girl Named Bill” one of the best concerts of 2014. The show is a revue-with-dialogue about Billy Tipton, the little-known mid-century jazz bandleader, who was assumed to be a man but was discovered at his death to be a woman.

 

Tuesday July 11, 2017
Start: 07/11/2017 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. 

Wednesday July 12, 2017
Start: 07/12/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Thursday July 13, 2017
Start: 07/13/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday July 14, 2017
Start: 07/14/2017 7:00 pm
End: 07/14/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Saturday July 15, 2017
Start: 07/15/2017 11:30 am

Please come enjoy our free fiddlekids fiddle concert. It's always a sweet and incredible show of young fiddlers playing their recently learned tunes. Only happens once a year, and we'd love to have you join us in celebrating our 19th fiddlekids anniversary!

Start: 07/15/2017 8:00 pm

NOTE: All tickets priced $12 or more are subject to a $4 per ticket facility fee. For this show, the facility fee has been built into the published price.

 

 

Sunday July 16, 2017
Start: 07/16/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

“All I’m asking/Let me change your mind”

Monday July 17, 2017
Start: 07/17/2017 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!

Tuesday July 18, 2017
Start: 07/18/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Trout Fishing in America is the long-standing and unlikely musical partnership of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet. Their new album, The Strangest Times, is lyrically irreverent and musically nimble, a light-hearted take on subjects both serious and, well, strange.


Thursday July 20, 2017
Start: 07/20/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday July 21, 2017
Start: 07/21/2017 8:00 pm

NOTE: All tickets priced $12 or more are subject to a $4 per ticket facility fee. For this show, the facility fee has been built into the published price.

 

This show is intended for adults and may contain some adult language and/or themes. 

 

 

Saturday July 22, 2017
Start: 07/22/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


 

Sidestepper hail from Colombia where their joyous live shows and inventive blend of traditional Latin sounds and modern rhythms have become legendary over the last twenty years. What started as a solo studio project is now a euphoric traveling party and we’re opening the dance floor to bring that party to the Freight.

 

Sunday July 23, 2017
Start: 07/23/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Tuesday July 25, 2017
Start: 07/25/2017 7:30 pm

 

Wednesday July 26, 2017
Start: 07/26/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 


Thursday July 27, 2017
Start: 07/27/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Bay Area legend Country Joe McDonald will make a rare appearance performing classic material from the era of Country Joe & The Fish – the Berkeley group who today widely acknowledged as pioneers of psychedelic rock music.


Friday July 28, 2017
Start: 07/28/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

    


Saturday July 29, 2017
Start: 07/29/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

Sunday July 30, 2017
Start: 07/30/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Tuesday August 01, 2017
Start: 08/01/2017 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. 

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. 

Wednesday August 02, 2017
Start: 08/02/2017 7:30 pm

Moth StorySLAM photo by Emily SevinPrepare a five-minute story about CHEATING. Stepping out, crib sheets, tax evasion or stacked decks. Tricks, swindles, cons and frauds. Philanders and chiselers and flimflammers, tramps and thieves. Broken hearts and bank accounts, sneaks and dirty dogs.

 

Thursday August 03, 2017
Start: 08/03/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Grateful Bluegrass Boys play traditional Bluegrass versions of classic rock songs along with actual bluegrass songs and the occasional country number. Get ready to sing along to high lonesome versions of favorites by Bob Dylan, The Eagles, Van Morrison, and Grateful Dead.

 

Friday August 04, 2017
Start: 08/04/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

The Subdudes bring together meaty grooves, jazzy dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, easy vocal harmonies, cheeky rock ‘n’ roll attitude and folky social consciousness to create a sound that dares you not to dance in your seat.

 

Saturday August 05, 2017
Start: 08/05/2017 8:00 pm


Groundbreaking folk pianist George Winston returns to the Freight with his fourteenth solo piano album, Spring Carousel, which he wrote while recovering from a bone marrow transplant, playing the piano in the hospital auditorium every night.

 

 

 

Sunday August 06, 2017
Start: 08/06/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Tuesday August 08, 2017
Start: 08/08/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

The New York Times calls David Wax Museum’s music, “a lively and rustic cross-border mix: lonesome Appalachian harmonies over mariachi horn lines and rhythms you might hear at a rural dance in Veracruz or San Luis Potosí.”

 

Wednesday August 09, 2017
Start: 08/09/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Thursday August 10, 2017
Start: 08/10/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Friday August 11, 2017
Start: 08/11/2017 8:00 pm

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Saturday August 12, 2017
Start: 08/12/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

Tuesday August 15, 2017
Start: 08/15/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Steve Meckfessel’s solo opening set for Robert Earl Keen blew away a packed house in January and he’s returning for a show of his own. He’ll be previewing his long-awaited CD release, Love Will Rise, joined by some of his favorite local collaborators.

 

Wednesday August 16, 2017
Start: 08/16/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 


Thursday August 17, 2017
Start: 08/17/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Rob Ickes played in Blue Highway for 20 years, Trey Hensley first played the Grand Ole Opry at age 11 and has been a sought after bluegrass and country collaborator since, and their first album together earned a Grammy nomination. The Americana duo make their Freight debut with their new album, The Country Blues.

 

Friday August 18, 2017
Start: 08/18/2017 8:00 pm

NOTE: All tickets are subject to a $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

Maurice TaniMaurice Tani is a veteran singer-songwriter and band leader of the California Americana scene. Tani is known for his wry/rye-to-romantic songwriting, agile guitar style and expressive singing. He has released six critically acclaimed albums of original material over the past dozen years.

 

Saturday August 19, 2017
Start: 08/19/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee


There is tiered seating for this show. Please see seating chart below.

 

 

Sunday August 20, 2017
Start: 08/20/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Doyle Bramhall II was raised in a home full of Texas blues and rock’n’roll and was recruited to play with Jimmie Vaughan’s band the Fabulous Thunderbirds when he was 18. Doyle’s two solo albums have won critical acclaim and he’s worked with Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Sheryl Crow, Dr. John, and the late Gregg Allman, bringing a fresh sound to classic blues.

Tuesday August 22, 2017
Start: 08/22/2017 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. 

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. 

Wednesday August 23, 2017
Start: 08/23/2017 7:30 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subjet to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

Night Music

Join us for a magical evening of piano music featuring artists from the San Francisco International Piano Festival. Eunmi Ko performs night music by Bela Bartok, David Liptak, and Robert Schumann, followed by Liszt's epic Sonata in b minor performed by Jiyang Chen.

 

BIOS

Thursday August 24, 2017
Start: 08/24/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

Join us for a rousing evening of fiddle magic steeped in talent and tradition: the 29th annual Freight Fiddle Summit. You’ll be in excellent company with host Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas, Hot Club of San Francisco, André Brunet, Eric Beaudry, Cali McKasson, Nic Gareiss, Brittany Haas, Hanneke Cassel, Laura Risk, Cali McKasson, Ryan McCasson, Laura Cortese,  and more world class string players than you can imagine.

 

Friday August 25, 2017
Start: 08/25/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

Catch a glimpse of the future when the West Coast Songwriters present the finals of their annual songwriting competition. Top contenders from WCS playoffs in ten cities—Portland, Martinez, Saratoga, Petaluma, Sebastopol, Sacramento, Redwood City, Berkeley, San Francisco, and Hollywood—will perform their original songs before a panel of discerning judges.

Saturday August 26, 2017
Start: 08/26/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Country singer-songwriter Chely Wright is back with a new album, I Am The Rain, after five years away from the spotlight. Rolling Stone praises the album’s “raw, emotional lyrics and refreshingly experimental approach to country music” and “earthy vibe.”

 

Sunday August 27, 2017
Start: 08/27/2017 7:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

Tuesday August 29, 2017
Start: 08/29/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

Friday September 01, 2017
Start: 09/01/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee. 

 

 

Saturday September 02, 2017
Start: 09/02/2017 8:00 pm

*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee

 

 

No Depression called Amy Helm’s Freight debut “reminiscent of a juke joint, gospel revival, rock show, and Mardi Gras celebration all at once.” This September she's coming back for another great night of joyful, rollicking, soulful blues.