Rachel Garlin


Past Dates

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Books, Inc.

Anne Korkeakivi: Words and a Song Event - 7pm

1491 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley CA

Rachel will play a musical interlude during a book-reading event with author Anne Korkeakivi who will read from her latest novel: Shining Sea. 7:00-8:30 PM

Reading, discussion, signing, and a touch of music, with Bay Area singer-songwriter Rachel Garlin. A percentage of book sales will go to 826 National, mothership of 826 Valencia, for a new youth writing-center in Oakland, and a box provided for other contributions.
More information
1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Bear Music Fest

Songwriting Workshop - 1pm

Lair of the Bair Pinecrest CA

Bear Music Fest is proud to partner with Music2Life to present this unique workshop around songwriting for social change. Music to Life builds activism through music. In collaboration with cause-driven artists and mission-driven organizations, they address the challenges of attracting and retaining supporters, and help ameliorate the circumstances of those who struggle.

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

The Lost Church

Rachel Garlin - 7:30 Doors open; 8pm Music

65 Capp Street San Francisco CA 94103
Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Rachel Garlin live with Kate Isenberg on harmony vocals, Deb Lane on percussion and Ron Alan Cohen on guitar. Advance tickets recommended: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1440358-rachel-garlin-evening-san-francisco/

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Teaching at Songwriter's Retreat

Songwriting Retreat

I'll be on the teaching staff at this songwriter's retreat. All welcome!


Saturday, October 29th, 2016


Toronto House Concert

Toronto Canada

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

House Concert

6pm doors, 7pm music

Blue Sage Drive Kagel Canyon CA 91342
Price: $15

11305 Blue Sage Dr. Kagel Canyon 91342

Oct. 22, 2016

RSVP Coddy.nuckols at gmail

6pm doors open

7pm music starts

Rachel receives all of the proceeds - $15 suggested donation

2 - 50 min. sets - Coddy will open each set with two songs

Capacity 50+-

Song circle to follow the concert

Note: The driveway is steep and if this may be a problem for you please come early and park up near the house.

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Folk Alliance Official Showcase

FAR West Conference - 7pm

Hyatt Regency WA

The FAR-West Music Conference is a four-day educational, networking, and performance event for folk musicians and related folk artists, fans, venue operators, radio and other media that present acoustic music. This year's Conference takes place October 13-16, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue Washington. 

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Sweet 55

Chocolate Shop Grand Opening - 2:30pm

225 S. Cabrillo Highway, Suite 104C Half Moon Bay CA 94019

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Songwriter's Showcase

Seating at 6:30, Show at 7

Lyric-Hyperion Theatre, 2106 Hyperion Avenue Los Angeles CA

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Club Passim

Rachel Garlin - 8pm

47 Palmer St. Cambridge MA 02138 US
Price: $20/$18

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

The Bitter End

Rachel Garlin - 8pm

147 Bleecker Street New York NY 10012 US (212) 673-7030

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Freight and Salvage

Lisa Zeiler and Jennie Chabon - 8pm

Addision Street Berkeley CA

I'm singing and playing in the band tonight with Lisa Zeiler, Jennie Chabon, Phil Gorman, Harry Wittenberg, Shira, and Kevin Weber.

Sunday, April 24th, 2016


Stoughtonfest--pending - 8pm

Stoughton WI
Price: 10-15

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Studio Winery


401 Sheridan Springs Road Lake Geneva WI 53147 262-348-9100

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Devil Mountain Coffeehouse

Songwriter Showcase - 8pm

55 Eckley Lane Walnut Creek CA 94596 925) 934-3135 (925) 934-3135
Price: 20

Jill Knight, Rachel Garlin, Elaine Romanelli, Laura Zucker

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Hotel Utah Saloon

Singer-Songwriters In The Round - 8pm

500 4th Street San Francisco CA 94107 US 415-546-6300

Liz Reider, Michael McNevin and Rachel Garlin

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

The Lost Church

Rache Garlin and Michael McNevin - 8pm

65 Capp Street San Francisco CA 94131 United States
Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Room 5

Rachel Garlin with Brad Colerick

143 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles CA 90036 US (323) 938-2507

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Wine and Song

Rachel Garlin @ Wine and Song - 7 pm

1055 Lohman Lane South Pasadena CA 91030 (323) 769-3500

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

The Milk Bar

Rachel Garlin and Band - Doors at 7:30, Music at 8pm

1840 Haight Street San Francisco CA 94117 US (415) 387-6455?
Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Rachel Garlin and Band including Scott Amendola, Julie Wolf, James DePrato, and Oscar Westesson.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Austin Backstage (at El Mercado South)

Rachel Garlin @ Austin Backstage

1302 S. 1st Street Austin TX (512) 447-7445

Friday, October 30th, 2015

The Monkey House

Songwriter Concert with Michael McNevin and Brad Colerick - 7:30

Berkeley CA
Price: $10

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

FAR West Showcase

Oct. 15-17

Marriot Oakland City Center Oakland CA

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Dolores Park Cafe

Art Reception and Concert - 6:30

18th & Dolores San Francisco CA 94101 US

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Outdoor Stage at St. Giles

Edinburgh GB 44 GB

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

San Mateo Pride

San Mateo Pride Celebration

Friday, May 15th, 2015

The Lost Church

Rachel Garlin and Amy Matarazzo - 8pm, Doors open at 7:30

Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door








Thursday, April 30th, 2015

KPFA, 94.1 FM

The Hear and Now - 10pm

Price: Live on 94.1 FM

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Lagunitas Brewery

North Bay Songwriter Showcase for KWMR - 5:30-8:30

1280 N. McDowell Boulevard Petaluma CA 94954
Price: $10

Lagunitas Brewery is hosting a musical event to benefit KWMR Radio. Four singer-songwriters will perform: Alison Harris, Rachel Garlin, Kelly McFarling and Kristin Pearce.

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Danville Music

Opening for Michael McNevin - Doors open at 7:30, Music at 8pm

115 Town and Country Dr Danville CA 94526
Price: $15

From Michael McNevin's website: Danville Music Store has a new location with a stage and a sound system in the front of the store for showcases and concerts and workshops. Seats about 50. There are a couple other events in the works before April 18 (including one with Dan Vickar, guitarist for Counting Crows who used to work at the same store as a teenager). But the April 18th show with McNevin & McClellan and Rachel Garlin as an opener is their inaugural Singer/Songwriter Concert. Join us!

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Lyme Aid Benefit

Lyme Aid Benefit - 7:30

1839 Rose St Berkeley CA 94703 US
Price: $10-$30

An evening of singer-songwriters featuring: Erika Luckett, Green and Root, Irina Rivkin, Shelley Doty, and Rachel Garlin

Rose Street House of Music, in collaboration with the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, presents “Lyme Aid” for Melissa Crabtree

Friday, April 17, 7:30pm

1839 Rose Street, near MLK, Berkeley, www.rosestreetmusic.org

$15-30 suggested donation

100% of the funds raised will go towards helping singer/songwriter Melissa Crabtree heal from Lyme Disease.

All are welcome.  Due to host Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, and to keep the event accessible to others with MCS as well, we ask that all guests refrain from wearing fragrances. 

About Melissa: www.melissacrabtree.com

Melissa has started an extensive medical treatment protocol for advanced  Lyme Disease, and needs our help to keep this going so she can regain her health. We're at a crucial point in her recovery process.   Tax-deductible donations can be made out to "The Melissa Crabtree Fund at Sweet Relief”

About Rose Street 

Rose Street is a house concert and musical community bringing out women’s voices through poetic music of substance and depth.  Rose Street features house concerts in Berkeley, collaborations with other venues and also offers "Songs in the Sierras" retreats at the Clear Air Mountain House in Sierra City.  www.rosestreetmusic.org

Saturday, March 14th, 2015


Rachel Garlin and Band - Doors at 7:30pm, Music at 8:00

998 Valencia St. San Francisco CA 94131
Price: $15 in advance, $18 at the door

Tickets at: http://viracochamarch14.bpt.me

Please note that Viracocha has an antique shop on top and a music venue down below. Tickets at the door are cash only.  Unfortunately it's not wheelchair accessible.

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Room 5

Rachel Garlin and Kate Isenberg - Kate at 8, Rachel at 9

143 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles CA 90036 US
Price: $10

Tickets at: http://room5loungest.tunestub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=190585&key

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Z Space

Full band show - 8pm

450 Florida St. San Francisco
Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

The Lost Church

Rachel Garlin - 8pm

Capp Street San Francisco CA 94131
Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door