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April 27, 2020

Freight & Salvage gives $60,000 to Bay Area musicians during pandemic crisis

Freight & Salvage, the West Coast Home of traditional music since 1968, has distributed 60 grants of $1,000 to individual Bay Area musicians to assist during the global COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Normally the cultural institution presents concerts seven nights a week from its state-of-the-art, 450-seat listening room in downtown Berkeley; however the venue has been closed since March 12, 2020 due to the pandemic.

October 17, 2019

Freight & Salvage unveils remodeled lobby and expanded menu

Freight & Salvage, the West Coast Home of Traditional Music Since 1968, will unveil a remodeled lobby and expanded menu at a celebration & reception on Thursday, October 24 from 7 to 8 PM, preceding that evening’s concert by Cajun favorites Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet.

May 15, 2019

Northern California Public Media, in Association with the Freight & Salvage, Launches a Live Music TV Series on Saturday, May 18 at 8pm.

NorCal Public Media presents a ten-episode series of concerts filmed at Berkeley’s storied music venue the Freight & Salvage. Beginning in May, Live from the Freight & Salvage will air on KRCB TV Channel 22 on the third Saturday of every month from 8:00-9:00pm.

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