Founded in 1968, the Freight & Salvage may be one of the most reliable venues for music in the East Bay. The venue is all ages, nonprofit, non-smoking, and alcohol-free. Here’s what you can count on from this Berkeley institution: a variety of traditional acoustic music played by accomplished musicians, an excellent sound system, and a crowd that deeply appreciates the music. Somewhere between a glorified barn and a church, the Freight’s atmosphere ensures that the attention is focused on the stage, where a range of folk, bluegrass, swing, country, Cajun, and world music can be heard. While shows here aren’t cheap, this venue is also a nonprofit, so you can feel better about where your money is going.

Hours: Box office is open Mon.-Sun. 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Showtimes vary.



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    • Fri., July 21, 8 p.m. $18 advance sale; $20 at the door
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  • Don't miss The Subdudes appearing live on Friday 8/4! (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Fri., Aug. 4, 8-11 p.m. $36 adv / $40 door
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  • 100 Blossoms for Violeta Parra - a musical celebration of her 100th birthday (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Sat., Oct. 14, 7-11 p.m. $40 adv/ $45 at the door

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