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What's Happening

Check out the photos from our recent Fall Benefit Concert on November 19, 2021 at Saint Joseph's Arts Society with boygenius (Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus) and opener Allison Russell. Thank you to all who support our ongoing mission. Photos by Ken Friedman. Read more on our blog.

Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus.

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Opening circle from behind.

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Joan Baez and actress Thandiwe Newton.

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Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus.

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Upcoming Events:

Bread & Roses "Music & More" Zoom Book Club

Next meeting | Tuesday, August 16 at 4 pm

For Zoom Invite contact: 

Documentary Photographer Peter Merts To Be Featured Presenter

Tuesday, August 16 at 4 pm at Bread & Roses “Music & More” Virtual Book Club 


Long-time photographer Peter Merts will present a slide lecture about his new book of photos called "Ex Crucible: The Passion of Incarcerated Artists" for Bread & Roses “Music & More” Virtual Book Club on Tuesday, August 16 at 4 pm. The recently published book documents the talent, dedication, creativity and authenticity of artists incarcerated in CA state prisons. A former Bread & Roses staff producer, his program will also include photos from his work over the past couple decades as a volunteer taking photos of our instructional music workshops, the Day of Peace program and other inspirational concerts for the inmates at San Quentin State Prison. In the book’s introduction, Peter credits this body of work as being a catalyst to this larger project. The book is available at bookstores in Marin County and on his website (  To RSVP and to receive a free Zoom link for the Book Club program, email


Take a look at this special appeal message from Joan Baez.


Check out our latest enews Heartbeat 8. Join our email list for future updates.

Celebrate your birthday with a Facebook Birthday or General Fundraiser benefiting Bread & Roses!

Read volunteer performer Zach Lee's recent school essay on 'The Human Mind in Music Therapy'. 

Exclusive Offering; Limited Edition Prints of Mimi Fariña Portrait by Joan Baez


Support our program by signing-up for online Zoom Music Classes with Bread & Roses performers


New hand-stitched masks are now available. Purchase a mask, T-shirts or Mimi Fariña with Lowell Levinger "Live In Germany" CDs on our merch page!

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Special Offerings: Vintage Bread & Roses posters are now available of the "Bread & Roses Festival of Music"  at the Greek Theatre from 1978 and 1980 (reproduced in 2016.)  They are a wonderful art piece for any space! Plus, we have ORIGINAL limited-edition signed Bread & Roses 25th anniversary concert posters! Head over to our merch page and get yours today!