Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Bird & Beckett Books and Records
653 Chenery St.
San Francisco CA 94131  
A Book and Record store in Glen Park, San Francisco.

Also, The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (BBCLP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization charged with the mission to present, document and archive the creative work of significant living writers and musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area, for a neighborhood audience and future generations. Established in 2007 to take over responsibility for an ever expanding slate of cultural programming at the bookshop (est. 1999), the BBCLP presents two live concert series each week, poetry readings twice a month, and many other cultural programs, and also publishes AMERARCANA, an annual literary review, now in its second issue.
Bird & Beckett Books and Records is located at 653 Chenery St. between Diamond and Castro in San Francisco’s Glen Park.

1 1/2 blocks from the Glen Park BART station and MUNI lines 23, 36, 44, 52 & J-Church.

By car, take the Monterey exit off I-280 South, or the Bosworth exit off I-280 North.

Upcoming Events:
Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:00 PM
Nine, Genital Quartz, Mas Coad, Pregnancy Half-Pact
Wed, Novemeber 22; doors 7:45pm, show 8-11pm
at The Bindery, 1727 Haight St $5 notaflof 21+

Nihar Bhatt is well loved not only for his deep wide sound sensibilities, for his label Left Hand Path, his amazing Surface Tension events, but also his genitive presence and rooted activism. Tonight, Bhatt is invited to get harsh, intense, heavy, and unhinged. Don't miss NINE in one of the best sound spaces in the bay, disguised as a book store with real books and actual spigots of beer.

Genital Quartz
Undercover goth in the bewitching idiom of Oakland's own Sinuba Dreem. Featured on the massive Ratskin box set but otherwise hard to find, what few recordings exist seem like spun-sugar crumbs that must be followed. Sure houses made of candy often hold witches, inviting you to long long naps. But if your courage knows your curiosity, make your heart like your ears, all open, and skip on in.

Mas Coad
Heavy horror from Madera, CA. Bring someone to cling to and some offering you're willing to commit to the abyss; or hell go all in, come alone and hop headfirst into the heart. It's beautiful in the dark, while you last.

Pregnancy Half-Pact
Chimerae know it take multiples of one to tango, this sound collaboration of Kataryna Kopelevich may seem like a solo but what lays within breaks the waters of understanding. With one half tied behind, come hear the pre-gestational prestidigitation of Pregancy Half-Pact.  More...