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Freight and Salvage Coffee House

2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, Berkeley, CA 94704
+1 510-644-2020
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Great little theater with unusual acts

It is worth checking to see what is on here when you are in town. We saw great bluegrass music one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terrific live music venue

We saw our first concert last week at the Freight & Salvage and absolutely loved it. My husband had... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Santa Rosa, California
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Legendary Berkeley-based nonprofit folk music performance venue that really rocks.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00, 20:00 - 22:00
2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, Berkeley, CA 94704
+1 510-644-2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth checking to see what is on here when you are in town. We saw great bluegrass music one night and old time rock & roll another time.

Thank merh
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We saw our first concert last week at the Freight & Salvage and absolutely loved it. My husband had bought our tickets 6 months before and thought they were for reserved seats, so we arrived about 20 minutes before showtime. They turned out to be...More

Thank TisaMP
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

No bad seats (comfortable seats too) at the Freight! I arrived a half hour early and was able to sit where I wanted. The small bar has a good selection of items, including above average baked goods. The acoustics are wonderful and the Brazilian jazz...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I won't repeat all the plaudits for this wonderful venue. But a few things to know: 1) Buy tickets ahead! Shows sell out often. 2) People start lining up an hour or more before the doors open. If you can, have an online printed voucher,...More

1  Thank sierradave1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Freight and Salvage has a long history of featuring the very best of live acoustic music (plenty of electric music also). They host concerts almost every night and many nationally recognized musicians got there start here. The focus and attention here on the concert...More

Thank lovewarmwater
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine treated me to a concert here. Iris DeMent along with her two accompaniment were the scheduled group to play. The Freight & Salvage venue is small maybe a hundred or so seating capacity. There is a quaint little coffee shop inside...More

Thank Sijimboy
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A few days prior to departing for a recent Northern California vacation, I happened to see Bill Kirchen, Austin de Lone and Bobby Black were playing the Freight and Salvage on the first night of our trip. The F&S online ticket system was easy to...More

Thank SheddVA
Reviewed 11 August 2016

With a history of acoustic folk music Freight and Salvage presents both traditional acoustic music in many idioms Their choice of performers is suburb and the sound sightless and comfortable seating cannot be matched anywhere in the bay area.

Thank BNudelman
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Freight and Salvage has offered excellent music for many years, focusing on performers who play smaller venues. The new F&S on Addison Street offers a good open sound room with outstanding acoustics. We were there for an Old Time music day and enjoyed the performers...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I have been here a few times for various shows and always enjoyed the venue. There is plenty of seating and the way it is laid out most all seats give a very good to good view of the stage. It's relatively small so even...More

Thank Traveling_Polymath
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25 June 2016|
Response from Traveling_Polymath | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wine and beer.