The Freight & Salvage is a nonprofit community arts organization dedicated to promoting public awareness and understanding of traditional music—music that is rooted in and expressive of the great variety of regional, ethnic, and social cultures of peoples throughout the world. We are supported by your attendance, grants, musicians’ benefit performances, volunteer efforts, and your generous tax deductible donations.

Freight & Salvage

2020 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA 9470

Public Transit

The Freight & Salvage is BARTable! Downtown Berkeley BART station is half a block from the Freight.  Details at

Many AC Transit bus lines stop within a few blocks of the Freight.  Details at

Driving Directions

The Freight is easily accessed from Interstate 80 in Berkeley (Exit at University Avenue).

  • Go East on University Avenue toward UC Berkeley
  • Right on Shattuck Avenue
  • Right on Addison

Visit for current traffic conditions.


Center Street Garage, next door to The Freight, is currently open nightly until 1am except Sunday. See also Downtown Berkeley’s parking info.


The Freight is accessible to people with disabilities.

  • For special seating assistance, please call our Box Office at (510) 644-2020 or email at least 24 hours in advance.
  • We will accommodate up to three additional seats in the same row for companion seats. Seats will be held until 30 minutes after show time.
  • *For shows without Premium Seating: all seats except ADA and Reserved are General Admission.

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