Michael Feinstein



By: Sandi Durell


There’s a chill in the air, but it’s warm, friendly and filled with good music and talent at New York City cabarets and clubs.  Take a look at some of the performers scheduled to appear November/December.


Julia Murney



Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 –www.Feinstein’s/ – (Nov) Melissa Manchester, Andrea Burns, Songs of Cy Coleman, Julia Murney, Ann Hampton Callaway, Lena Hall (Dec) Well Strung Xmas, Daryl Glenn & Joe Lynn Burks, Joe Iconis Xmas, Michael Feinstein. Dinner menu of gourmet delicacies.


Lena Hall





Ann Hampton Callaway





















Steve Tyrell

The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 – (Nov) John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey (Dec) Steve Tyrell – Bemelmans Bar: Earl Rose, Chris Gillespie, David Budway, Champian Fulton.









Kelli Rabke


Shawn Moninger


Eric Yves Garcia

*Metropolitan Room 34 W. 22nd Street (bet. 5/6 Aves), 212 206-0440  – From Cabaret to Comedy to Children’s Cabaret – Always Annie Ross on Tuesday eves; Open Mic Sundays, Dana Lorge’s Variety Show – (Nov) Todd Murray, Kelli Rabke, Eric Yves Garcia, Baby Jane Dexter, Joey Infante, Shawn Moninger, Bobbie Horowitz “It’s Just A Number,” Reisner & Rebic, Celia Berk, Stacy Sullivan, Kristoffer Lowe (Dec) Tom Toce, Stark & Simeone, Sue & Edd’s Xmas, Corinna Sowers Adler, Jillian Laurain, Hedda Lettuce, Lina Orfanos, Marilyn Maye – New Year’s Eve!


websiteKTJeff1Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909 – Le Scandal Cabaret, Another Hundred Years, Robin’s Nest, Courtney Act, Jinkx Monsoon, more talent and delicious food too!





Seth Rudetsky

*Don’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St., 212 757- 0788 – featuring the best piano bar in NYC, a sumptuous restaurant, and two cabaret rooms. Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Chatterbox on Thurs. eves, Judy Garland/Liza Minnelli Live Sat. eves – (Nov) Brian de Lorenzo, Stephen Hanks, Jennie Litt/David Alpher, Jeff Macauley, Bill Dyszel, Songs of Rodgers & Hart, Richard Holbrook (check the calendar for Dec.)




James Barbour


Birdland Jazz 315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Aves), 212 581-3080 – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party Monday evenings; Barbara Carroll Saturdays, Birdland Jazz Party w/Carole J. Bufford – (Nov) Michael Urie/Celia Keenan Bolger, Sally Mayes/JeffHarnar, Steve Ross Orchestra, Christine Ebersole/Billy Stritch (Dec) Lesli Margherita, James Barbour Holiday, Catherine Russell. Some of the best jazz artists and a great dinner menu!



Iridium Jazz Club Broadway at West 51 St., 212 582-2121, –  Scobar Entertainment present: (Nov) Joe Alterman, Sharon Clark (Dec) Diane Schuur (Sinatra)

Stage 72 (at The Triad) 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography, My Son the Waiter, Linda Miller: Legendary Ladies of Music (Nov/Dec) Villain DeBlanks, Sippin’ on Fire, Arlene Wolff, Bach Meets the Beatles, Beth Selter (check the calendar for more)

The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-438 piano bar and cabaret theater (Nov/Dec) Chris Doucett, Andrew Morrisey, Xmas 3rd Time the Charm, Yule Logs & Egg Nogs, much more.

Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 – (Nov/Dec) Our Sinatra, Eric Comstock, Laurie Krauz/Daryl Kojak, Kathryn Allyn, more – dinner menu.

The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-900, See calendar.

The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824, (Nov) Conversation w/Billy Crystal & Dave, Steinberg, Prarie Home Companion (Dec) Gotham Holiday Swing (Buster Poindexter), Piaf Celebration

92nd St. Y Lyrics & Lyricists – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 –

Merkin Concert Hall – 129 W. 67 St. (212.501-1330 (Nov/Dec) Broadway Close Up

Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge 955 West End Ave. (107th St./West End Ave.) 212.531.4759 Open Mic with Craig Pomranz and Sarah Rice – Mondays

Salon – Multiple Award Winning weekly Open Mic Event, different themes, different performers, created and hosted by Mark Janas with Tanya Moberly-Etcetera, Etcetera – 352 West 44th Street, NYC – Sundays

Midtown Jazz at Midday at St. Peter’s Church, Lexington Ave/54 St. Wednesdays, 12:30 pm 212 935-2200 hosted by Ronny Whyte – see: for details

Bill Zeffiro – tinkles the ivories at La Mediterranee Bistro, 947 2nd Ave. (51st St.) Every Tues. eve. 9 p.m. with special guest performers

**Be sure to check with the venues for exact times, cover charges, minimums, additional performers and schedule changes.*It is not possible to list every show at each venue. *Denotes advertisers

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