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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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  • Freight Fiddle Summit 2019 (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Thu., Aug. 22, 8 p.m. $30-$34
  • Win a Pair of Tickets to Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music hosted by Margaret Belton at The Freight (eLerts)

    • Fri., Aug. 23, 6 p.m. Win Tickets!
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  • Sing-a-Long Sound of Music Screening (Karaoke)

    • Fri., Aug. 23, 7 p.m. $20
  • Sing-a-Long Sound of Music Screening (Family-Friendly) (Karaoke)

    • Sat., Aug. 24, 12 p.m. $12-$20
  • Bang Data (Undefined)

    • Sat., Aug. 24, 7 & 8 p.m.
    • Buy from Ticketmaster

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