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54 CELEBRATES MEL BROOKS

54 CELEBRATES MEL BROOKS

by Ron Fassler . . . When I first heard that some of Broadway’s best performers were going to put on a salute to Mel Brooks’ film and theatre songs at Feinstein’s/54 Below, I was all in. Sure, the tunes that Brooks has spun over the years aren’t Cole Porter or Stephen...

MUSIC is Happening All Over

MUSIC is Happening All Over

It's a PEDI PARTY - Christine Pedi a shaker of sass, satire, sweet & silly songs, Christine shakes things up with a touch of talk garnished with a surprise guest now and then at The Green Room 42, on Thurs. Jan. 20 at 9:30 pm (also live-streamed). Christine, the...

Billy Stritch Big Birthday Bash

Billy Stritch Big Birthday Bash

Birdland Jazz Club will welcome back Grammy Award-nominated pianist, vocalist and songwriter Billy Stritch for an exclusive five-show concert engagement celebrating “Billy Stritch’s Big Birdland Birthday Bash!” from Thursday, February 10 through Saturday, February 12....

John Lloyd Young is Back!!

John Lloyd Young is Back!!

Welcome back John Lloyd Young to Feinstein’s/54 Below January 25 thru 30th (with special streaming performance on January 29). The Broadway Jersey Boy will celebrate classic hits from the 50s and 60s as only he can – in authentic acoustic rock n’ roll style, along...

Cabaret & Music News

Cabaret & Music News

Ann Kittredge’ sold out show Movie Nite is back at Birdland on Sunday February 27 at 7 pm with Alex Rybeck and Sean Harkness. Tickets on sale now. www.birdlandjazz.com Bistro, BroadwayWorld, MAC and Margaret Whiting Award winner Celia Berk is debuting her new cabaret...

MUSIC & CABARET NEWS

MUSIC & CABARET NEWS

Emmy, SAG, and Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis premieres a new solo concert program with The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, on Friday, March 4, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at...

SALON OPEN MIC January 16

SALON OPEN MIC January 16

SALON – New York’s Most Award-Winning Open Mic, Hosted by Mark Janas & Produced by Tanya Moberly returns to DON’T TELL MAMA – 343 WEST 46TH ST, NYC 10036 - on Sunday, January 16th from 7-9:30PM. (Sign-Up Begins at 6:30pm.)...

MetZoom Fan Appreciation Party

MetZoom Fan Appreciation Party

MetropolitanZoom's First Annual FAN APPRECIATION PARTY is Sunday, January 30, 3033 at 6 PM Eastern and you're invited at No Charge!! You must register to join this virtual venue event. https://metropolitanzoom.ticketleap.com/metzoom-fan-appreciation-party/ Bernie and...

Composer/Lyricist Nicholas Kaminski

Composer/Lyricist Nicholas Kaminski

See Nicholas Kaminski on January 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm. at Feinstein's/54 Below. Nicholas Kaminski is a rising musical theatre composer/lyricist whose songs are profoundly funny, witty, and poignant. With genres ranging from disco to rock to golden age musical theatre...

Andy Roninson – The New Writers at 54!

Andy Roninson – The New Writers at 54!

The New Writers at 54! (Below) presents Andy Roninson (composer-lyricist, orchestrator, screenwriter in NYC) on February 17 at 9:45 pm. Andy is a Jonathan Larson Award winner making his solo debut with new music and classics from his internationally successful podcast...

54 Below Streams Direct

54 Below Streams Direct

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond – all streaming direct to homes worldwide. “Live from Feinstein’s/54...

The Green Room 42 in January

The Green Room 42 in January

As always, lots of shows to see including Jess LeProtto (from Spielberg's West Side Story) in Gotta Be Me, a salute to Sondheim, David Josefsberg & Tally Sessions and oh, so much more. Have a peek here! www.thegreenroom42.com

Benny Benack III with the Steven Feifke Big Band

Benny Benack III with the Steven Feifke Big Band

Season’s Swingin’ Greetings by Andrew Poretz . . . Trumpeter/vocalist Benny Benack III and pianist Steven Feifke brought a 17-piece big band to Birdland to introduce their new holiday album, “Season’s Swingin’ Greetings,” a three-year project recorded primarily...

Marilyn Maye at Birdland Theater

Marilyn Maye at Birdland Theater

By Marilyn Lester . . . During an astounding and long career, Marilyn Maye has been an actress, director, educator, arranger and vocalist, appearing in countless cabaret and concert venues—but her very happy place is on a jazz stage. And as she demonstrated on her...

Natalie Douglas Goes Live Stream for New Year’s Eve

Natalie Douglas Goes Live Stream for New Year’s Eve

"NatalieD here. Okay. Here we go!" As of right now, the NYE live stream event is on! Sadly, the in-person shows at the Duplex will NOT happen this year. Given the COVID numbers of late, the club itself will be closed on NYE, which is simply the prudent choice. So, the...

Cabaret & Music Updates

Cabaret & Music Updates

SEE MORE! Dawn Derow will celebrate her one-night only CD Release of My Ship: Songs From 1941 with the return of her award-winning show to The Green Room 42 on January 15 at 7 pm - New York's Yotel on 10th Avenue, NYC. TICKETS HERE. www.dawnderow.com Sidney Myer...

BETTY – Holly Jollypocalypse

BETTY – Holly Jollypocalypse

By Andrew Poretz . . . BETTY is a popular “alternative rock” group that has performed together since the late 1980s.  They first came to my attention from their frequent appearances at The Lineup with Susie Mosher at Birdland Theater.  Two of the three front...

Gunhild Carling & The Carling Family

Gunhild Carling & The Carling Family

By Andrew Poretz . . . Birdland’s latest must-see act, Gunhild Carling and the Carling Family Band, wowed an enthusiastic audience of fans on the second night (December 17) of their sold-out, four-show holiday engagement at Birdland Theater on Friday night.   The...

CHRIS BOTTI – 17th Annual Holiday Residency

CHRIS BOTTI – 17th Annual Holiday Residency

By Andrew Poretz . . . A truly great band can transport the listener with a transcendent sound that takes one to another place with eyes closed.  That’s what trumpeter Chris Botti and company achieved at the Blue Note on December 19.  Botti, a Grammy...

ALLAN HARRIS AT BIRDLAND

ALLAN HARRIS AT BIRDLAND

By Ron Fassler . . . Jazzman Allan Harris has been performing a long time. Watching his set on Christmas Eve at Birdland it was clear he exemplifies what Malcolm Gladwell describes in his best seller, Outliers, asthe “mastery which comes after someone practices one...

TODD ALMOND AT CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE

TODD ALMOND AT CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE

By Ron Fassler . . . Todd Almond, singer-songwriter and notable member of the current Broadway cast of Bob Dylan’s Girl from the North Country (where he performs a violent and unforgettable song in Act II), was a pleasurable discovery as to what a genial, friendly and...

Norm Lewis: Home for Holidays

Norm Lewis: Home for Holidays

By Melissa Griegel . . . For many Broadway fans, Christmas season is not complete without attending Norm Lewis’s (Phantom of the Opera, Porgy and Bess, Les Misérables, Sweeney Todd, Chicken & Biscuits) annual Christmas show at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Norm usually...

DARLENE LOVE: LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

DARLENE LOVE: LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

By Brian Scott Lipton . . . After leaving The Town Hall on Saturday night, I had to double-check that the roof was still intact. Because if anyone could literally raise it, it would be the incredible Darlene Love, impossibly gorgeous at 80 and still possessing the...

NY POPS-Back Home for the Holidays

NY POPS-Back Home for the Holidays

By Marilyn Lester . . . Like many artists who’ve found themselves on stage live again after a punishing pandemic lockdown, Steven Reineke, music director and conductor of the New York Pops, was bursting with glee. In the aptly named, Back Home for the Holidays, the...

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