Duo Pizzicato

Upcoming Dates

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

We will be joined by our friend Kathy Sherak on vocals and mandolin. Enjoy the Bernal Star's full menu featuring pizza, ravioli of the day and a wide selection of beer and wine. 

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Private Event Forchini Harvest BBQ
5141 Dry Creek Rd
Healdsburg, CA 95448
USA
(707) 431-8886

This is a private event that is open to Wine Club members only. 

Past Dates

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

CANCELLED DUE TO UNHEALTHY AIR Greenway Harvest Festival
Greenway Harvest Festival - 11 am - 3 pm, Grouppo Pizzicato plays from 12 noon to 1 PM
Children's Playground Teddy Ave. near Rutland St.
San Francisco, CA
USA
Price: Free

For this gig we are excited to be Grouppo Pizzicato featuring our friends Steven Strauss on bass, Kathy Sherak vocals & mandolin, Irene Herrmann vocals & mandolin, and of course Martha Hawthorne vocals & guitar, Bill Foss vocals & mandolin. The Greenway Harvest Festival is a program to unite and celebrate the Visitacion Valley community in San Francisco! The day will feature music, dance, clown performances, seed giveaways and garden tours. Explore the beautiful Greenway that has been created in Vis Valley. Bring your own picnic and blanket.

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

We'll be playing with Irene Herrmann vocals and harmony mandolin.

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Moving Art House Tour - Approximately 1:00 - 5:50 pm
Starts @ SF City College, 50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
USA

We are honored to be part of the next Moving Art House event created by the community based artists Kate Connell & Oscar Melara. Please join us on the Mexican Bus featuring visual art, mural viewings, music, a visit to the Vis Valley Greenway, storytelling and a visit with artist Juan R. Fuentes, and more!

http://bookandwheel.org/moving-art-house/

http://juanrfuentes.com/index.html

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Duo Pizzicato & Bayview Pasta @ Gratta Wines! - 6-8 pm
5273 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94124
USA
(415)872-9791
Price: No Cover. Menu of pasta, small bites and wine.

Gratta Wines presents a special night with Duo Pizzicato providing music and Bayview Pasta providing a menu of locally made pasta! Incredible award winning wines made in San Francisco by Barbara Gratta! Come and join the party!

Gratta wines was established in 2006 in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. Beginning with sustainably grown grapes from the old vines of Tedeschi Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley, through the crush, fermentation, pressing, barreling and bottling, each step is done meticulously for a true hand-crafted wine. In 2015 they opened a wine tasing room in the shared space at Butchertown Gourment Market place.

http://bayviewpastasf.com/

https://www.facebook.com/grattawines/

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Book Release Party: Saporoso, "poems of Italian food & love” - 6-8 pm
3036 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 415/824
USA

Book release party for "Saporoso, poems of Italian food & love" - by Jennifer Barone and artist Lam Khong. Food, music and tasty poems read by Jennifer Barone and others. This newly updated. This Second Edition includes three new poems, an additional section of the author’s family recipes and features the beautiful drawings of the artist Lam Khong. Saporoso (Italian for “tasty”) – reads like a robust, Italian dinner menu. Jennifer explores, without abandon, the sensual nature of Italian culture, mythology, family, sex and love through Italian food and the natural, aphrodisiac quality of its ingredients. 

http://www.alleycatbookshop.com/events.html

https://jenniferbarone.wordpress.com/

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Duo Pizzicato & Bayview Pasta @ Gratta Wines! - 6-8 pm
5273 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94124
USA
(415)872-9791
Price: No Cover. Menu of pasta, small bites and wine.

Gratta Wines presents a special night with Duo Pizzicato providing music and Bayview Pasta providing a menu of locally made pasta! Incredible award winning wines made in San Francisco by Barbara Gratta! Come and join the party!

Gratta wines was established in 2006 in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. Beginning with sustainably grown grapes from the old vines of Tedeschi Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley, through the crush, fermentation, pressing, barreling and bottling, each step is done meticulously for a true hand-crafted wine. In 2015 they opened a wine tasing room in the shared space at Butchertown Gourment Market place.

https://www.facebook.com/grattawines/

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

We will be joined by Irene Herrmann on harmony mandolin and vocals!

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Live acoustic traditional Italian mandolin tunes and songs. Irene Herrmann returns to play second harmony mandolin and sing. Ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza and a great wine and beer selection. Kids friendly! 

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Duo Pizzicato & Bayview Pasta @ Gratta Wines! - 6-8 pm
5273 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94124
USA
(415)872-9791
Price: No Cover. Menu of pasta, small bites and wine.

Gratta Wines presents a special night with Duo Pizzicato providing music and Bayview Pasta providing a menu of locally made pasta! Incredible award winning wines made in San Francisco by Barbara Gratta! Come and join the party!

Gratta wines was established in 2006 in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. Beginning with sustainably grown grapes from the old vines of Tedeschi Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley, through the crush, fermentation, pressing, barreling and bottling, each step is done meticulously for a true hand-crafted wine. In 2015 they opened a wine tasing room in the shared space at Butchertown Gourment Market place.

https://www.facebook.com/grattawines/

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

M di M Italian Acoustic Ensemble - 10:30-12:30
601 Vallejo Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
USA
(415) 392-6739

Music from the Cafe Trieste tradition with Sheri Mignano. 

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Live acoustic traditional Italian mandolin tunes and songs. Ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza and a great wine and beer selection. Kids friendly! 

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Live acoustic traditional Italian mandolin tunes and songs. Ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza and a great wine and beer selection. Kids friendly! 

Friday, May 26th, 2017

7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

Italian waltzes, mazurkas, polkas and tarantellas. Come for a full meal (over the top burgers, ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza) or a glass of wine at the bar. Kid friendly!

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

Italian waltzes, mazurkas, polkas and tarantellas. Come for a full meal (over the top burgers, ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza) or a glass of wine at the bar. Kid friendly! We may have a special guest!

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

Italian waltzes, mazurkas, polkas and tarantellas. Come for a full meal (over the top burgers, ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza) or a glass of wine at the bar. Kid friendly!

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Trio Pizzicato - 2 pm
755 West Napa St.
Sonoma, Ca 95476
707 966 5217
Price: free

Kathy Sherak joins us for a program focusing on songs of Italian immigration.

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

Irene Herrmann joins as for lovely Italian Mandolin duets. Ravioli of the day, thin crust pizza, great wine selection, Italian beer! Kid friendly!

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Trio Pizzicato Performs Songs of Italian Immigrants - 4:30-6:00 PM
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd. Blg C
San Francisco, CA
Price: $15 general $10 members Free with student ID
Trio Pizzicato returns to the Museo on April 30 to perform folk songs sung by and about Italian immigrants. These songs express the sadness, longing, and joy of the millions of Italians who left their homes to re-settle in northern Italy and Europe, and North and South America. They will also play mandolin and guitar instrumentals that were composed and played by Italian immigrants to the United States. The concert will be preceded by a short talk on Italian immigration and the music that
accompanied it.
Trio Pizzicato is Kathy Sherak on mandolin and vocals, Martha Hawthorne on guitar and vocals, and Bill Foss on mandolin and vocals.
Space is limited

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Italian Mandolin & Songs - 7-9 PM
410 Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
Price: No Cover

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Cloverdale Regional Library
Duo Pizzicato - 2 pm
Price: free

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Healdsburg Regional Library
Trio Pizzicato - 2 pm
Price: free

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Tonight we will feature our good friend Irene Herrmann on harmony mandolin and vocal harmonies. Don't miss it! Enjoy ravioli of the Day, pizza and a fantastic selection of wines.

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: Free!

Special guest Irene Herrmann will be joining us on second mandolin and beautiful vocals. 

bernalstar.com

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Concert of Italian Folk Music - 4:30
Fort Mason Building C
San Francisco, California
United States
(415) 673-2200
Price: Members $10, Non Members $20, Call for Student Rate

Tonight we are Trio Pizzicato with the addition of Kathy Sherak. We will perform songs from Italy's rich and varied repertoire of regional folk music. Their vocals will take you from the rice fields of Northern Ital down to Sicily and more. The Trio will also perform Italian mandolin tunes. The performance will be preceded by a short talk on Italian folk music. Reception to follow. 

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Bernal Star
7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Playland on Balboa Street Music Festival - 2:10
3643 Balboa
San Francisco, California
United States
(415) 221-6063
Price: No Cover

Duo Pizzicato is happy to be playing at this wonderful festival in this lovely SF neighborhood.

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

We will be joined by Kathy Sherak on mandolin and vocals.

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs with Possible Special Guest - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Irene Herrmann - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Avenue
San Francisco, California 94110
United States
4156958777
Price: No Cover

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs with Possible Special Guest - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Bernal Star
7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
4156958777
Price: No Cover

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

CANCELLED DUE TO INJURY! Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Our last Bernal Star gig for the year. We will be back in January. We will have the fabulous Irene Herrmann playing second mandolin with us and singing tonight. Not to be missed.

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

We will be joined by the great Gus Garelick from the Hot Frittatas playing second mandolin. Don't miss it!

http://www.hotfrittatas.com/

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
4156958777
Price: No Cover

More Italian Mandolin music with mandolin and vocals.

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Fiesta on the Hill - 10:00 am
Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Price: No Cover

We are happy to be asked to play the 27th annual Fiesta on the Hill with our friend Kathy Sherak! Fiesta on the Hill celebrates the diversity that is integral to the rich fabric of Bernal Heights and its surrounding neighborhoods and is a family-friendly, alcohol-free festival featuring activities and entertainment for all ages. This year’s festival will attract over 10,000 people from around the San Francisco Bay Area and spread out over 7 blocks with  over 100 arts, crafts, local goods/services and food vendors.  Highlights include live music & dancing, guest speakers, and family-friendly attractions including a petting zoo, games and more.

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Alemany Farm
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs with Possible Special Guest - TBA
700 Alemany Blvd,
San Francisco, CA

We will be playing at this incredible urban farm for their harvest festival. Stop by for good food, to support a working urban farm and Italian music too!

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
4156958777
Price: No Cover

Romantic italian mandolin music and song!

Friday, October 16th, 2015

7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian music in the cozy cottage with Irene Herrmann!

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Irene Herrmann - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Twin Italian mandolins where they belong: Caffe Trieste! Great Happy Hour Specials! Relax to mandolin harmonies after the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

More Italian mandolin tunes and songs with Irene Herrmann on mandolin and vocals.

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Italian Mandolin CANCELLED! - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

CANCELLED due to the Bernal Heights Film Festival. Check it out, it's a great event. Then come to our next performance at the Bernal Star.

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Alpfest, Market Pianta Monda
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs
Cavergno, Ticino
Switzerland

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Irene Herrmann
Verscio, Ticino
Switzerland

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Chiesa evangelica di San Giovanni
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Irene Herrmann
Casaccia
Switzerland

Monday, June 15th, 2015

We Will Be Out of the Country
Traveling and Performing in Italy!

We will be gone until September traveling and performing in Italy and Switzerland. See you in September! Ciao!

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs with Possible Special Guest - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Join us for good food, good music with special guest Irene Herrmann on mandolin and singing! Come and say buon viaggio as the 3 of us get ready to go to Italy! We will be back in September.

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

More Italian tunes and songs. With special guest, Danny Hawthorne-Foss of the Donald Sinta Quartet on alto saxophone!

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Spring Situation - TBA
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510)548-1761
Price: Free!

The Spring Situation is an event of Old Time and Roots music that is sponsored by the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention that happens in September. We are very happy to be playing this year with Kathy Sherak, who studied Italian folk music in Italy and has been playing and singing regional Italian folk songs for over thirty years. She learned to play the mandolin tunes by sitting in with the older Italian mandolin masters in North Beach in the 1970's. This incredible event is free and full of wonderful concerts and workshops!

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian mandolin tunes and songs. With special guest Kathy Sherak singing and playing mandolin!

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

TBA
60 Onondaga Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
United States
510-649-0941
Price: TBA

We are proud to be playing at the next Festival of the Mandolins that will include a wide variety of genres. We will be playing with Irene Herrmann on 2nd harmony mandolin and performing the music of Riccardo Tunzi and Ticino, Switzerland.

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian tunes and songs in the cozy Bernal Star cottage.

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Old Time Italian tunes and songs. Perhaps a special guest!

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Celebration of Earth Day! - 1:30-2:30
700 Alemany Blvd,
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
(415) 624-9934
Price: No Cover

We play for one hour but the Farm will be buzzing with activity and BBQ pretty much all day! Come and visit one of the most amazing urban farms in the Bay Area!

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian tunes and songs in the cozy Bernal Star cottage. We many have a special guest!

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian tunes and songs in the cozy Bernal Star cottage. Irene Herrmann joins us on second mandolin for delicious harmonies!

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian tunes and songs in the cozy Bernal Star cottage.

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian tunes and songs in the cozy Bernal Star cottage.

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Kathy Sherak - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Kathy Sherak will be back with us to sing songs from her extensive repertoire of Italian folk songs and play her Neapolitan style mandolin. Sing along with Bella Ciao and Santa Lucia!

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

We will be playing Italian mandolin tunes and songs with Irene Herrmann on second harmony mandolin, who learned her Italian mandolin repertoire from Riccardo Tunzi (from Locarno, Switzerland) and Tony Flores (from Sicily).

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Irene Herrmann - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Come for the Happy Hour specials of panini, pasta and drink! Stay for the music!

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Our friend Kathy Sherak joins us for singing and playing! More Italian good times! Sing along with Bella Ciao!

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

San Francisco

Having a private event and want to add some Old World Italian ambiance? We do private parties and events!

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Western Dr & Mission St
Santa Cruz, California
United States
Price: Free!

We'll be playing with Irene Herrmann providing harmonies and the mandolin and vocals.

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs With Special Guest Kathy Sherak - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

We are happy to have our friend Kathy Sherak sitting in and playing mandolin and singing. Kathy played with the great older generation of Italian mandolin players at Caffe Trieste in San Francisco. She has studied Italian traditional song extensively can sing them like no one else! 

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Excellent Italian music! Excellent burgers at Bernal Star, but why not order a pizza to get in the mood? 

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

7:00 - 9:00 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

italian mandolin and guitar music! Molto bene!

Friday, January 16th, 2015

7:00 - 9:00 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Italian music on mandolin and guitar. Singing too!

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Price: No Cover

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Special guests Danny Hawthorne-Foss of the Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet on alto saxophone and Alex Foss singing

harmonies.

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Fantastic mandolinist Irene Herrmann joins us again for sweet Italian harmonies!

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 9 AM-12:00
North and Vine Streets, one block west of the Plaza
Healdsburg, CA
707-431-1956
Price: Free!

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

More music from all over Italy!!!

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Bernal Heights Artists - 5-7 PM
627 Cortland Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
415-817-1493
Price: No Cover

This show will feature artists from the Heights of Bernal. We will provide background music for your pleasure.

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Duo Pizzicato will be playing Italian caffe music this Friday with the wonderful Irene Herrmann on second harmony mandolin. Irene played with many of the older Italian immigrants at Caffe Trieste and Caffe Pergolesi in Santa Cruz. Don't miss this musical treat or the great B Star menu!

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Fiesta On The Hill
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 10:00 am
Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Price: Free!

We get to kick off our own neighborhood street fair! The Fiesta on the Hill is the premier Bernal community event of the year, come and enjoy! Help support the Bernal Heights Community Center and all the good work they do. Fun for the whole family. 

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Bernal Star
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Price: No Cover

Italian mandolin tunes and songs to swoon over!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Italian songs and tunes. - 7 - 9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
(415) 695-8777
Price: No Cover

We love our Bernal Heights neighborhood: A ogni uccello il suo nido è bello! If you can tell me what this means I'll buy you a glass of wine tonight!

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 5 pm-7 pm
2500 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA
United States
(510) 548-5198
Price: No Cover

Please join us and our very special guest Irene Herrmann on second mandolin. Irene is one of the best players of Italian mandolin music around having played extensively with Tony Flores and Riccardo Tunzi. We are also happy to be playing at the Caffe Trieste which has been the home to some of the best Italian mandolin music down through the years! We'll be playing tunes from the repertoires of such players at Matteo Casserino, Riccardo Tunzi and Tony Flores who all played at Caffe Trieste in San Francisco.

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Italian songs and tunes. - 7 - 9 PM
410 Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
(415) 695-8777
Price: No Cover

Bernal Heights was voted the Hottest Neighborhood in the US! Come join us for music, food wine and find out why!

http://blog.sfgate.com/ontheblock/2014/01/16/bernal-heights-voted-americas-hottest-neighborhood-for-2014/#19686101=0&19670103=0

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
(415) 695-8777
Price: No Cover

Join us with our very special guest Danny Hawthorne-Foss from the Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet on the saxophone! 

Friday, August 8th, 2014

7:00 - 9:00 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Back from playing in Buffalo NY, we're looking forward to being at the new Bernal Star!

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Old Time Italian Music - 6:30-8:00 PM
370 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Price: No Cover

We are looking forward to playing at this Buffalo old school style Italian restaurant.

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

6:15-7:15 PM
370 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14204
Price: No Cover

Private Party for the Per Niente Club!

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Heritage Tent, Buffalo Italian Festival - 4-5:30 PM
1207 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, New York
USA
Price: No Cover

We are honored to be playing traditional Italian mandolin music and songs at the Ilio Di Paolo Heritage Tent at Hertel and Colvin streets. at this, the second largest Italian festival in the US!

The festival is from July 17-20. It is confirmed that we will be playing:

Thursday, July 17: 4-5:30 PM

Friday, July 18 1-2 PM

Saturday, July 19 11 AM-12 PM

Sunday, July 20 10:30-11:30 AM

Call for more information: (415) 846-9068

http://www.buffaloitalianfestival.com/ 

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777

We'll be playing this night at the venue formerly known as the Liberty Cafe but now known as Bernal Star! Join us for music, food and drink!

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Cortland Avenue Summer Stroll and Art Walk - 6-9 PM
627 Cortland Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States

We will be playing in the gallery during this year's Summer Stroll! Bernal Heights artists: David Avery, Pauline Crowther Scott & Carrie Ann Plank will be on hand showing some of their artwork. All of that along side Kim Smith's fantastic show & sale! Come enjoy the music, art & a glass wine. It ought to be a lovely evening!

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

I will be playing my new mandola!

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Enjoy la dolca vita at the Liberty Cafe by drinking wine and listening to traditional Italian Ballo Liscio mandolin music in the cottage!

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

It's dolce Aprile! Time to celebrate la primavera by listening to some beautiful Italian melodies in the cozy Liberty Cafe!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

SORRY CANCELED - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

SORRY, CANCELLED

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Italian Mandolin and Songs - 7 PM - 9PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Romantic Italian Music and Songs for Valentine's Day - 7 PM - 9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Che bella notte per fare l'amore! Treat yourself and your sweetheart to an evening of Italian music and song at the Liberty Cafe this Valentine's Day! 

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Old Time Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Old Time Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, December 27th, 2013

7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Old Time Italian tunes and songs!

Friday, December 20th, 2013

7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Old Time Italian tunes and songs with special guest Danny Hawthorne-Foss on saxophone!

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Living Wage End of the Year Celebration - 4-7 pm
2940 16th Street @ Mission
San Francisco, California [CA]

Let's celebrate, reunite and continue the fight for a living wage. Music, Spoken Word, Food, Raffle!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

4th Annual Holiday Stroll in Bernal Heights - 7:00-8:30
402 Cortland Avenue
San Francisco, California 94110
Price: Free

Holiday kick off celebration: unique gifts, great food, healthy indulgences. We'll be at Succulence playing Italian tunes and songs and even a few holiday melodies.

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Old Time Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Old Time Italian Music - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Old Time Italian Music - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Traditional Italian tunes and songs in an intimate, acoustic setting. Full menu and wine selection.

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Old Time Italian Music - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Traditional Italian tunes and songs in an intimate, acoustic setting. Full menu and wine selection.

Friday, September 6th, 2013

7:00 - 9:00 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Traditional Italian tunes and songs in an intimate, acoustic setting. Full menu and wine selection.

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria
Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
21021 Geyserville Ave.
Geyserville, CA 95441
USA
(707) 814-0111
Price: No Cover

We are very happy to be playing at this wonderful restaurant in a last minute gig thanks to owner Dino Bugica. Enjoy a pizza, antipasto, or full meal while we serenade you with Old Time Italian music.

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Mandolin & guitar duets and traditional Italian songs with Martha & Bill.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Neapolitan Songs with Alfredo Imparato - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover, Tips Encouraged

Alfredo Imparato, one of the last minstrels of Naples, Italy will be performing a special night of Neapolitan songs this coming Friday in San Francisco.

This is Alfredo's first trip outside of Italy and is being sponsored by the Museo Italo Americano at Fort Mason. In Naples, Alfredo continues a centuries old tradition of singing the unique and beautiful Neapolitan repertoire in the streets of the city.

Space is limited!

 

 

 

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Healdsburg Peace Project
Benefit Concert for Healdsburg Peace Project In Memory of: Susan Armstrong, Bob Boardman, Peggy Brainard, Merrilyn Dennis, Shannon Goss, Bob Hawthorne, Kathleen Palmer, Albert Slendebroek - 4:30
1945 Lytton Springs Road
Healdsburg, California [CA]
RSVP (707) 433-0329
Price: $20.00 Suggested Donation

Old time Italian and American songs and tunes. Special guest Danny Hawthorne-Foss on saxophone and banjo-uke.

Celebrating 2013: The Year of Italian Culture.

Please carpool if possible....limited parking.

Potluck, bring lawn chairs if you have them (we have seating for 15-20).

RSVP maackery@aol.com, (707) 433-0329

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

We may have our son Danny sit in on alto saxophone. 

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Private Party, Providence Place
San Francisco

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Italian songs and tunes. - 7 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: Free

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Italian songs and tunes with special guest - 7 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: Free

Join us and our special guest Danny Hawthorne-Foss on alto sax!

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Private Event Truett Hurst Winery
Sonoma

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, May 10th, 2013

7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo - 2-6 pm
2940 16th Street @ Mission, Room 302
San Francisco, California [CA]
Price: $25

Italian music on Cinco de Mayo? Giuseppe Garibaldi's grandson, Giuseppe II served as a lieutenant colonel in the army of Francisco Madero during the initial victories of the 1910 Mexican Revolution. Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City was named in honor of him. Come and celebrate the holiday and a worthy cause at the same time. We will be raffling off copies of our new CD.

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes and Songs - 7-9pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Italian Mandolin Tunes & Songs - 7-9 PM
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Italian Mandolin and Songs - 7
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777

2013

Italian Songs and Tunes - 7-9 pm
410 Cortland Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
415.695.8777
Price: No Cover