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Cabaret Nights October 2015
An Annotated List of New York's Leading Cabaret Venues
We are in full autumn swing now, with entertainment as multicolored as a Vermont landscape. The hot news is the joining of Michael Feinstein and popular nightspot, 54 Below. Feinstein who keeps a busy concert schedule and still appears at San Francisco’s Nikko Hotel, will appear during the holiday season on Dec. 20-30. He has been missed in New York since the closing of Feinstein's at the Regency and his participation at the new Feinstein's/54 Below is eagerly celebrated.
Meanwhile, October at Feinstein's/54 Below features the Romantic Notions of Broadway star, Jason Danieley on Oct. 2-5, with all the musical flavors of various love affairs. The next night, Oct. 6. Lee Roy Reams Salutes his Leading Ladies, and the list of those ladies is impressive, from Bacall to Verdon. Who better than Tovah Feldshuh to prove that Aging is Optional, on Oct. 11,13,17,18 and Phillipa Soo uses her day off from Hamilton to deliver a cabaret show on Oct. 19. Persuading us to Come Together: The Music of the Beatles on Oct. 28-31 will be Barb Jungr and John McDaniel. .
Moving across town to the East Village and Noctambulo at Pangea, there's not a better start to a fall weekend than Daryl Sherman with Saturday Brunch with Daryl on Oct. 3, 10. Continuing with the Noctambulo fun, on Sat. night, Oct. 10,17,21, check out musical marvel, Mark Nadler. Bass extraordinaire, Jay Leonhart, appears on Oct. 14,21,28 and the creamy voice of Craig Pomranz is scheduled for Oct. 23,30.
At the Metropolitan Room, Alex Leonard presents a musical tribute to jazz pianist, John Bunch called "the Fred Astaire of the piano." (On Oct. 7). Leonard will be accompanied by guitarist Al Gafa and Jay Leonhart on bass. A talented trio. Jason Graae is in town on Oct. 5 as host and narrator of A Night at the Opera. Performing operatic favorites will be Veronica Loiacono, Edgar Jaramillo, Elena Helmur, Percy Martinez, Jodi Karem, and Roberto Borgatti. Don't be surprised if Jason adds his oboe, his voice and his humor. On Oct. 25. pianist/singer, Kathleen Landis is musical director and performer for Cabaret Cares, a non-profit organization helping children with HIV and AIDS. The occasion is the celebration of Johnny Mathis' 80th birthday and host is Frank Dain . Guests include Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano, Kevin Dozier, Jeff Harnar, Tanya Holt, Marieann Meringolo, Kurt Peterson, Stacy Sullivan and Lennie Watts.
The Cafe Carlyle brings back Buster Poindexter with a new show on Sept. 29-Oct. 10. Will it be rock, punk, blues, or pop? Will he be in sequins or black tie? Whatever he delivers will be hot, hot, hot. Coming up on Oct. 13-17 is jazz vocalist, Kurt Elling. Called "Male Singer of the Year" for eight years by Jazz Journalists Association, he will deliver, Elling Swings Sinatra. Ending the month, Oct. 20-31 is Alexa Ray Joel and you know who's daughter she is. Her songbook is eclectic and catchy.
Remember the 26th Cabaret Convention, running from Oct. 13-16 at Town Hall, 6pm. Four star-studded nights of great music saluting, A Sentimental Journey: World War II Love Songs, and Kander and Ebb's songs in Life Is a Cabaret. Oct. 15 presents, The Music of Vernon Duke and Marvin Hamlisch, and A Gala Opening Night kicks off the whole event on Oct. 13.
Stop in after work or during a walk for a cocktail and jazz at CitySpire Atrium, between 55th and 56 Streets, at 6pm. On the third Thursday this month, Oct. 15, the Cocktail Concert presents a gold-plated freebie, reknown jazz singer, Marlene VerPlanck.
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