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

  • BKO Quintet (World, Latin, & Reggae)

    • Wed., July 17, 8 p.m. $24-$28
  • Rickie Lee Jones (Rock & Pop)

    • Thu., July 18, 8 p.m. and Fri., July 19, 8 p.m.
    • Buy from Ticketmaster
  • Borderless Band (Undefined)

    • Sat., July 20, 8 p.m.
    • Buy from Ticketmaster
  • Dollylicious (Gospel & Vocal)

    • Sun., July 21, 7 p.m. $26-$30
  • Freight Open Mic (Open Mic & Jam Session)

    • Mon., July 22, 7 p.m. free

See all upcoming events at Freight & Salvage »

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