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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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  • Junior Brown (Blues, Folk, & Country)

    • Wed., Oct. 16, 8 p.m. $30-$34
    • Buy from Ticketmaster
  • Le Vent du Nord (World, Latin, & Reggae)

    • Tue., Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.
    • Buy from Ticketmaster
  • Kris Allen: 10 Years 1 Night Tour (All Ages)

    • Wed., Oct. 16, 8-10 p.m. varies
    • Buy from TicketFly
  • Best in Show – Stories From Beyond the Shelter (Pets)

    • Fri., Oct. 18
    • Buy Tickets
  • Monica Pasqual of Blame Sally CD Release (Rock & Pop)

    • Sat., Oct. 19, 8-11 p.m. $22-$26
    • Buy Tickets

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