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.

 

Sunday September 03, 2017
Start: 09/03/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday September 05, 2017
Start: 09/05/2017 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 September 06, 2017
Start: 09/06/2017 7:30 pm

 

Moth StorySLAM photo by Emily Sevin

The Moth StorySLAM, according to theLondon Guardian, is “brilliant and quietly addictive.” The Village Voice calls it “an exuberant moveable feast.” Now that feast is moving to the Freight!

Thursday September 07, 2017
Start: 09/07/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Friday September 08, 2017
Start: 09/08/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

PLEASE NOTE: this show will be videotaped for a possible future broadcast.

 

Misner & Smith

 

Saturday September 09, 2017
Start: 09/09/2017 8:00 pm
*NOTE: All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee
Sunday September 10, 2017
Start: 09/10/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

 

Wednesday September 13, 2017
Start: 09/13/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Bill Monroe

 

Bill Monroe, the Father of Bluegrass Music, would be 106 this year. We are celebrating his birthday by singing and playing songs and tunes from his vast repertoire  

 

Laurie Lewis Guitar, fiddle

Thursday September 14, 2017
Start: 09/14/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Tonight is all about the best harmonica players you haven’t heard yet. Featuring Charlie Wade, Sean Parnell, David Matthews and an all-star jam with some very special guests, don’t miss this annual celebration of the blues harp.

 

Friday September 15, 2017
Start: 09/15/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Saturday September 16, 2017
Start: 09/16/2017 11:00 am

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, September 16, 2017

 

Our Annual Family Open House returns - free performances and activities for folks, kids, and folks with kids. In addition to performances, enjoy plenty of activities geared towards kids. Past years have included a musical instrument petting zoo, children’s song circles, crafts, musical jams. Just wait til you see what we have in store this year!

Start: 09/16/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Blame Sally

 

Sunday September 17, 2017
Start: 09/17/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday September 19, 2017
Start: 09/19/2017 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 September 20, 2017
Start: 09/20/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Thursday September 21, 2017
Start: 09/21/2017 8:00 pm

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

Click here to purchase 2-Day Pass for the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention 

Click here to visit the BOTMC website

 

Foghorn Stringband


Friday September 22, 2017
Start: 09/22/2017 8:00 pm

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

Click here to purchase 2-Day Pass for the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention

Click here to visit the BOTMC website

 

Hosted jamming begins at 5:00 pm

Saturday September 23, 2017
Start: 09/23/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Sunday September 24, 2017
Start: 09/24/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

Tuesday September 26, 2017
Start: 09/26/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Wednesday September 27, 2017
Start: 09/27/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Thursday September 28, 2017
Start: 09/28/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Country singer-songwriter and Grand Ole Opry regular Elizabeth Cook makes her Freight debut with Exodus of Venus, her first album in six tumultuous years. American Songwriter calls it her “finest, most riveting and intensely personal work.”

Friday September 29, 2017
Start: 09/29/2017 8:00 pm

Ticket guarantees admission, but does not guarantee a seat. If you require seating arrangements, please call our Box Office at (510)-644-2020 extension 0. All tickets are subject to a $4 facility fee.

 

 

Saturday September 30, 2017
Start: 09/30/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Kathy Kallick band

Photo: Anne Hamersky

Thursday October 05, 2017
Start: 10/05/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Friday October 06, 2017
Start: 10/06/2017 8:00 pm

 

Sunday October 08, 2017
Start: 10/08/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

 

Tuesday October 10, 2017
Start: 10/10/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

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

 

 

 

Wednesday October 11, 2017
Start: 10/11/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Loudon Wainwright III


Thursday October 12, 2017
Start: 10/12/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Friday October 13, 2017
Start: 10/13/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Chris Hillman and two former members of the Desert Rose Band will appear in an intimate acoustic concert. Joining Chris Hillman in this acoustic appearance are Herb Pedersen on guitar and John Jorgenson on guitar and mandolin.

 

Saturday October 14, 2017
Start: 10/14/2017 8:00 pm

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

more info TBA

 

 

Sunday October 15, 2017
Start: 10/15/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

 

Thursday October 19, 2017
Start: 10/19/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Jonatha Brooke

Friday October 20, 2017
Start: 10/20/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Sunday October 22, 2017
Start: 10/22/2017 11:00 am

 

“Roberts continues to craft masterpieces in miniature, equivalent to A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh.” — NPR

“Hands down the best songwriter in the genre.” — USA Today

“Some of the most inspired and intelligent kids lyrics ever.” — Amazon

 

Tuesday October 24, 2017
Start: 10/24/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Wednesday October 25, 2017
Start: 10/25/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Choro das 3 is a Brazilian instrumental music band of three sisters and their father. Corina plays flute and piccolo, Lia plays acoustic 7 string guitar, Elisa plays mandolin, clarinet, banjo and piano and Eduardo plays pandeiro (the Brazilian tambourine). 

 

Thursday October 26, 2017
Start: 10/26/2017 8:00 pm

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

Friday October 27, 2017
Start: 10/27/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Saturday October 28, 2017
Start: 10/28/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Wake the Dead

 

Sunday October 29, 2017
Start: 10/29/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

“Few groups have come as far in such a short period of time as The Steel Wheels…” – NPR’s Mountain Stage 


Wednesday November 01, 2017
Start: 11/01/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Jenna & the Charmers is the collaborative brainstorm of vocalist/songwriter Jenna Mammina (Mama Grace Records) and drummer/composer Jeremy Steinkoler (Mo’Fone). Longtime veterans of the Bay Area jazz scene, Jeremy and Jenna decided to team up to play some favorite jazz, pop and rock tunes they'd never had a chance to perform, as well as work on writing some original material.

 

Thursday November 02, 2017
Start: 11/02/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Wednesday November 08, 2017
Start: 11/08/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

“…smart songs about the way we think and live.” – New York Times

 

Friday November 10, 2017
Start: 11/10/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Saturday November 11, 2017
Start: 11/11/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

More info TBA

Sunday November 12, 2017
Start: 11/12/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

Haas Kowert Tice

 

Tuesday November 14, 2017
Start: 11/14/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Pianist – Bandleader – Arranger – Composer

Born December 15, 1936 in New York, NY


Thursday November 16, 2017
Start: 11/16/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

Asleep at the Wheel

 

Asleep at the Wheel has been making the best of Western swing, boogie, and American roots music for more than 40 years, earning nine Grammys along the way. Founder Ray Benson calls their sound “jazz with a cowboy hat” and nobody plays it better than Asleep at the Wheel.

 

Friday November 17, 2017
Start: 11/17/2017 8:00 pm

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

 

 

Saturday November 18, 2017
Start: 11/18/2017 11:00 am

 

Start: 11/18/2017 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 November 19, 2017
Start: 11/19/2017 7:00 pm

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

 

NOAM PIKELNY has emerged as the preeminent banjoist of his generation. He is a founding member of Punch Brothers, a 3-time Grammy Nominee and was awarded the first annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass in 2010.

Sunday November 26, 2017
Start: 11/26/2017 5:00 pm

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

Vince Gill says it simply, and maybe best: “I’d rather hear Del McCoury sing ‘Are You Teasing Me’ than just about anything.” For fifty years, Del’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans-count Gill among them-as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. 

 

Start: 11/26/2017 7:30 pm

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

Vince Gill says it simply, and maybe best: “I’d rather hear Del McCoury sing ‘Are You Teasing Me’ than just about anything.” For fifty years, Del’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans-count Gill among them-as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. 

 

Friday December 01, 2017
Start: 12/01/2017 8:00 pm

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


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

 

Known for its warm, rich choral tones and over-the-top productions, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus continues its tradition of bringing holiday cheer to the East Bay with its December 1st show in Berkeley.