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.



Upcoming Events

  • Patrick Ball / Celtic Harp (World, Latin, Reggae, & Reggaetón)

    • Wed., Nov. 22, 8 p.m. $22-$26
  • Iris DeMent (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Fri., Nov. 24, 8 & 10 p.m. $34, $38
  • Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Sat., Nov. 25, 7 p.m. $20-$22
  • The Del McCoury Band (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Sun., Nov. 26, 5 & 7 p.m. $34-$38
  • HowellDevine's "HOWL" CD Release Party (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Wed., Nov. 29, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. $16- $20
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