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Here is an index of past Cabaret and Live Entertainment Events from around the world with links to more complete details where available. Items will be added as days events are completed.
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CABARET EVENTS ARCHIVES
MARCH 2012
MONDAY through SUNDAY - MARCH 5th through 11th



CABARET EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD
SUNDAY - MARCH 11th
MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

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NYC: MARIEANN MERINGOLO IN MICHEL LEGRAND SHOW AT FEINSTEIN'S

Award-winning vocalist Marieann Meringolo brings her highly acclaimed new show You Must Believe In Spring! The Music of Michel Legrand to FEINSTEIN'S at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue, NYC - 212-339-4095) for four consecutive Sundays, February 26th and March 4th, 11th & 18th, all shows at 8:30 pm. The engagement will also help celebrate Mr. Legrand's 80th birthday on February 24th. The show will feature song selections with masterpiece lyrics by the multi award-winning husband and wife team Alan & Marilyn Bergman along with Norman Gimbel and Johnny Mercer. With her signature vocal style, Ms. Meringolo will bring their finest work to the stage including renditions of "The Windmills of Your Mind," Summer Me Winter Me," and "What are You Doing The Rest of Your Life." The evening will feature Doyle Newmyer as Musical Director/Arranger and piano along with Boots Maleson on bass and Brian Woodruff on drums. Eric Michael Gillett directs. There is a $30-$50 cover plus a cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.
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NYC: SAFETY IN NUMBERS AT THE LAURIE BEECHMAN

Barri Brown and Jonathan Wentz will reprise their debut cabaret show, SAFETY IN NUMBERS, one more time at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Sunday, March 11th at 7:00 pm. Barri and Jonathan will present a musical glimpse at the relationships that make our lives rich with love, loss, and laughter in an eclectic mix of standards, pop and contemporary cabaret favorites. Gregory Toroian is musical director and Helen Baldassare directs. There is a $10 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.
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NYC: ANGELA SHULTZ RETURNS ONCE MORE WITH "DO OVERS"
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

In a return engagement, 2012 MAC AWARD NOMINEE and NYC cabaret artist Angela Shultz takes the stage with her 2011 show about the roads we did and did not take in "Do Overs" on Sunday, March 11th ar 8:00 pm at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788). We all know what it's like to wish we could have a second chance. Why do some get a do over and some do not? What would you do differently the second time around? What if what you think you want isn't really better? These questions are expressed by Angela Shultz, 2010 MAC Hanson Award winner through the songs of Sondheim, Coleman, Yeston, Brett Kristofferson, Rascal Flatts and many more. MAC and Bistro Award winning songwriter Brett Kristofferson will serve as the show's musical director. MAC, Bistro and Nightlife Award winner Lennie Watts directs. There is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH WITH GABRIELLE STRAVELLI

Bistro Award winning vocalist, Gabrielle Stravelli, will be playing her weekly Sunday Jazz Brunch on January 29th at LE PESCADEUX (90 Thompson Street, NYC - 212-966-0021), a lovely French restaurant in the heart of Soho. She will be joined by Saul Rubin on guitar and Pat O'Leary on bass in this charming boite that offers a great, well-priced menu and cozy atmosphere. They will play three sets from 12:30 to 4:00 pm. Reservations are strongly suggested. No cover, no minimum.


NYC: SIGALI HAMBERGER WITH A TOAST TO AVA GARDNER
MAC AWARD NOMINEE


2012 MAC AWARD nominee Sigali Hamberger returns to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Sunday, March 11th at 4:00 pm with an encore performance of A TOAST TO AVA GARDNER. Inspired by the life of one of the 20thcentury's most alluring screen goddesses, and drawing heavily from the American songbook, the set for this performance extends far beyond the music from Ava's films, and reflects on her life as a femme fatale both on and off the screen. Sigali is a classically trained, dramatic soprano, who favors a repertoire of classic American Songbook standards, art songs, and Broadway gems. Accompanying Sigali on the piano is acclaimed Juilliard-trained pianist and composer, Ido Alexander, who also serves as the show's Musical Director & Arranger. There is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: SUSAN WINTER IN "PIANO, BASS & DREAMS"
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

2012 MAC AWARD nominee Susan Winter reprises her 2011 show, "Piano, Bass & Dreams" at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788 - ) on Sunday, March 11th at 7:30 pm, accompanied by Tedd Firth. Susan musically examines the nature of dreams. More than just Sigmund Freud with a beat, this entertaining evening includes the songs of Jerry Herman, Barry Kleinbort, Carol Hall, Coleman and Leigh, Maltby and Shire, There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: MARYA ZIMMET IS FEELING RIGHT AT MAMA'S
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

2012 MAC AWARD Nominee (Female Debut) Marya Zimmet returns to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Wednesday, March 7th at 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 11th at 5:00 pm to reprise her show "Feels Right". She will be joined by musical director Don Rebic on piano, and Dick Sarpola on bass. The show is directed by Barry Kleinbort. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: FRED BARTON AND FRIENDS AT THE MET

Fred Barton and his 9-piece Broadway Band perform at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) with a selection of great singers in a monthly evening of classic and rare Broadway songs, with some swing on the side. On Sunday, March 11th at 7:00 pm, Fred's guest singers are the Drama-Desk-Award-winning Toni Dibuono ("Wonderful Town," "The Boys From Syracuse," "Forbidden Broadway") and the impeccable Scott Ailing ("Broadway By The Year 1945," "The A-Train Plays"). Kevin Earley ("Death Takes A Holiday," "Thoroughly Modern Millie") will make an encore appearance, along with Pamela Myers (Tony Nominee for introducing "Another Hundred People" In Company), Elena Bennett, Jesse Luttrell, And Karen Wilder. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: TONY DESARE AT BEMELMAN'S BAR

Swinging singer/pianist Tony DeSare will perform at BEMELMAN'S BAR at the CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-570-7189) on Sundays, March 4th, 11th & 18th from 9:00 pm to midnight. DeSare performs with infectious joy, wry playfulness, and robust musicality. His takes on classic standards and sophisticated original compositions have earned him a reputation as one of country's hottest young performers. His sound is romantic, swinging and sensual, but what sets Tony apart is his ability to write original material that sounds fresh and at the same time blends seamlessly with the Great American Songbook. There is a $15-$25 cover - no reservations taken.


NYC: GUITARIST CHUCK LOEB "PLAIN 'N' SIMPLE" ORGAN COMBO

Guitarist Chuck Loeb "Plain 'N' Simple" Organ Combo, with guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb will appear Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th at 8:00 pm at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592). More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate musician. In a career that spans four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles and contexts. In addition to crafting a fine discography of his own and producing albums for a number of other high-profile artists, his resume also includes music for commercial jingles and a variety of television programs and motion pictures. Whatever your personal tastes in music, media, entertainment or popular culture, chances are good that you've had at least a passing acquaintance with the work of Chuck Loeb. Chuck Loeb's Plain 'N' Simple performance at The Blue Note features: Chuck Loeb (guitar), Pat Bianchi (organ) & Lionel Cordew (drums), Andy Snitzer (saxophones), and special guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb. There is a $15-$25 cover.

RADIO: "EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW": MUSIC OF LIZA MINNELLI
CABARET ON THE RADIO - ON THE WEB

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN, on the Radio over WBAI 99.5 FM and on the Internet at http://www.wbai.org/, usually heard from 9:00 to 11:00 pm on Sundays hosted by David Kenney. Each week David presents the usual blend of big-band jazz, swing, standards, showtunes, contemporary cabaret and celebrity interviews plus MEGA-MEDLEY MADNESS. This Sunday, March 11th, David will present another 2 hours of recorded songs and live & recorded interviews from the worlds of cabaret & Broadway, and featuring the music of the Liza Minnelli. For more information, see http://www.oldisnew.org/ . You are invited to e-mail your comments and suggestions for future shows to oldisnew@earthlink.net. You can listen to past shows at any time by going to the WBAI Archives at http://www.archive.wbai.org/ .


NYC: MARK JANAS' SALON: "ONE HIT WONDERS"
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

SALON - that unique, Multiple Award Winning, Weekly Open Mic Event, created and hosted by Mark Janas returns to ETCETERA ETCETERA (352 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-399-4141 - ) on Sunday, March 11th from 7:00 to 10:30 pm (sign-up begins at 6:15 pm). The optional theme for the evening is "One Hit Wonders". Co-Host will be 2012 MAC Award Nominee Kim Grogg. The Salon Spotlight will feature Amadeus Lundberg. Classical Corner will feature Robert Schwartz. Remember, any material, on or off theme, is always welcome at Salon. There are no reservations; seating is on a first come/ first served basis, with one intermission. There is a $10 cash cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.

NE: CABARET ECLECTIC! AT AMAZING THINGS

BACA members Dale LePage, Christine Fontana, Casey Thomas and Lisa Hall will present their original show Cabaret Eclectic! at AMAZING THINGS ARTS CENTER (160 Hollis Street, Framingham, MA - 508-405-2787) on Sunday, March 11th at 2:00 pm. Cabaret Eclectic is a diverse group of local performers who joined together through their common passion for great song and music. They will be accompanied by the Bobby Gadoury Trio, with Bobby on piano, Geoff Watson Oehling on bass, and Thomas Spears on drums. In addition to performing at Amazing Things Arts Center, the artists have individually sang and performed in venues such as the Acton Jazz Cafe, Nicks Bar and Restaurant, Mechanics Hall, Hard Rock Cafe of Boston, BACA's (Boston Association of Cabaret Artists) Spring Festival, and Don't Tell Mama's in New York City.

Tickets are $10-12

DC: GUITAR VIRTUOSO EARL KLUGH AT BLUES ALLEY

GRAMMY-winning acoustic guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh will appear at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Earl Klugh's career of more than three decades includes over 200 compositions, more than 30 full-length albums, hosting and producing his own events, work in film and numerous world tours. Klugh's signature style of performance and composition has earned him has earned him 12 career Grammy Nominations, the most recent a 2009 Grammy Nomination for his critically acclaimed release The Spice of Life. There is a $43 cover.

MW: DARYL SHERMAN'S GREAT LAKES TOUR STOPS IN ANN ARBOR, MI

Daryl Sherman will perform for one night only at THE EARLE DOWNTOWN (121 West Washington, Ann Arbor. MI - TKTS: 734-994-0211) on Sunday March 11th at 4:00 & 6:30 pm to headline at the ARBOR OPERA THEATER's annual LA VIE DE BOHEME fundraiser. A sparkling mainstay of Manhattan nightlife, singer/pianist Daryl Sherman is internationally acclaimed for a stellar 14-year run at the Waldorf-Astoria where she played Cole Porter's Steinway. She headlined two years in a row at he annual Cole Porter Birthday Festival in is native Peru, IN. Equally at home in the world of jazz and cabaret Sherman has been lauded for appearances at Feinstein's, The Algonquin's Oak Room, Dizzy's Coca Cola and Rose Hall with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Sherman's many recordings are in regular national rotation on Cable TV's Music Choice and Sirius/XM Radio. She was recently presented the 2010 MAC Award "Best Major Recording" for her Johnny Mercer Centennial CD, a track of which was used in a Mercer documentary produced by Clint Eastwood. Call for cover/minimum information.

CHI: CCP CELEBRATES MARCH IS CABARET MONTH WITH "BROADWAY ON THE TWO'S!"
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

CCP (Chicago Cabaret Professionals) presents: "Broadway on the Two's! - The Great Story Songs from 1930-2010" at DAVENPORT'S (1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830) on 4 Sundays in March, the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, all shows at 7:00 pm. Over 30 talented singers will perform America's favorite Broadway hits from years that end in "2". From songs that became staples in the Great American Song Book from 1932, 42 & 52, to the Broadway classics that brought us stars like Barbra Streisand in 1962. Then, the transition shows of 72 & 82 as we move into the grand spectacle musical that led to the technically advanced shows of 92 & 2002. Over four weekends, you can watch where Broadway started and where we are today, all through the years that end in "2". March 11th: 1962 - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, I Can Get it for You Wholesale & Stop the World, I Want To Get Off. Musical Director: Nick Sula. Director: Scott Gryder. Cast: Kevin Bishop, Ira Carol, Dawn Harkins, Steve Kimbrough, Julia Merchant, Paul Motondo. TICKETS: $15 Cover with 2-drink minimum. For more information, go to http://www.chicagocabaret.org/

SF: LUCIE ARNAZ: LATIN ROOTS AT THE RRAZZ

Lucie Arnaz will be appearing ar RRAZZ ROOM at THE HOTEL NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-394-1189) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 11th at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). Lucie is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her long career in a recurring role on television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. At age 15, she became a series regular on Here's Lucy, a show which ran for six seasons. She starred in her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show and later in the critically acclaimed Sons & Daughters on CBS. On piano, Musical Director Ron Abel joins Lucie for a night of songs, memories, and love Lulu style. There is a $45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


AUS: ALEISHA MCCORMACK TELLS YOU HOW TO GET RICH

Aleisha McCormack brings her show "How To Get Rich" to the THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, AUS - 03 96902000) on Tuesday through Sunday, March 6th through 11th. Showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 8:00 pm and at 9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday. The show is directed by Julia Zemiro. Two years ago, after a chance meeting on FaceBook and a four-month Skype based courtship, Aleisha took a chance ... and a plane from Melbourne to London to meet a boy. Richard. Set on a plane, How to get Rich is about taking a risk for love, bad bikini waxes, how many 'worse case relationship scenarios' you can conjure up during a 23-hour flight and how being kidnapped is character building. Call for cover/minimum information.

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SATURDAY - MARCH 10th
MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

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NYC: HOLE-O-MATIC AT MAMA'S IN MARCH
MEMBER DISCOUNT - $5 OFF THE COVER

MAC AWARD NOMINEE

Karen Mack & Michael Holland return with their very popular award-winning "Gashole Hole-O-Matic 2011" All Request Show to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Saturdays, March 3rd, 10th, 24th & 31st at 8:00 pm. This is the show where the audience gets to pick the song list from hundreds available. Also featured are more road stories, ridiculous prizes, more mash-ups, more prizes, lots more new music, more insanity and custom cocktails. Join NYC musical comedy duo Mack and Holland as they bring their multi-award winning mix of harmony and humor to the best (and worst!) of past, present and future pop. From ABBA to Queen to Kylie, expect lush vocals and comic mayhem in what is always a spontaneous and one-of-a-kind musical experience!. There is a $20 cover, 2 drink minimum, no drink maximum. $15 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE


NYC: MARISSA MULDER WITH NEW SHOW AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Marissa Mulder, winner of the 2011 MetroStar Challenge, brings the highly anticipated show she was awarded as her prize to the THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Wednesday, March 7th through Saturday, March 10th, all shows at 7:00 pm. The show, called "Illusions," explores fantasy, imagination and dreams through song. From high expectations and hopes to the realities of faded love, loss and all of the beauty, humor and disillusionment along the way. "Illusions" is directed by the multi-award winning vocalist Karen Oberlin with musical direction by Bill Zeffiro. Mulder will also be joined by John Loehrke on the bass and Pete Anderson (of the famed Anderson Twins) on saxophone. She will be singing the music of such composers as Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Mickey Leonard and many more. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: JUDY AND LIZA TOGETHER AGAIN AT MAMA'S
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

Cabaret favorites Tommy Femia and Rick Skye have teamed up for another evening of "Judy and Liza Together Again" at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Saturdays, March 10th & 24th at 8:30 pm. They are joined by Ricky Ritzel (as Mort) at the piano. These MAC Award winning performers (Best Impersonation) will pull out all the stops, singing classic solo's, parodies, duets and just plain whooping and hollering by the greatest mother/ daughter team in show biz history. Tommy Femia is a 7 time winner of the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Award for his brilliant portrayal of Judy Garland in "Judy Garland LIVE!", now in it's 20th season at Don't Tell Mama. He has also starred in "Whoop-de-doo", "I Will Come Back" and, most recently, "Norma Does Men". Rick Skye is best known for writing a string of outrageous comic revues including "The Flip Side of Neil Sedaka", "MaCabaret - a tabloid fable", "The War of the Mama Roses", "It's Madame with an E" and the International hit - "A Slice O' Minnelli" for which has enjoyed successful season's in Covent Garden, at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End and at the Dublin Theatre Festival where he received the Award for "Best Achievement in Performance". There is a $25 cover charge and a 2 drink minimum.

NYC: THE NEW YORK SHEET MUSIC SOCIETY FEATURES JENNA ESPOSITO
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

THE NEW YORK SHEET MUSIC SOCIETY, established in 1980, continues it's 2011-2012 Season on Saturday, March 10th at LOCAL 802 MUSICIANS' HALL (322 West 48th Street, NYC). The event opens at 12:30 pm with a flea market where you can buy and/or trade sheet music and memorabilia. The show runs from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. The performance features Jenna Esposito "Songs Of Italian American Singers." You can join the society online at http://www.nysms.org/ for only $50 per year, entitling you to nine fabulous programs/meetings and nine lively newsletters from October through June. Non-member guest fee is $10.


NYC: BIRDLAND PRESENTS THE CEDAR WALTON QUARTET

Master pianist Cedar Walton will perform at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 10th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. Walton has enjoyed an uptempo career for over fifty years. Maintaining an active touring schedule, Walton has accompanied an ever-increasing list of jazz greats while also leading his own successful groups. From his native Dallas, TX, Walton ventured to New York and began working locally with Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Sonny Rollins and Kenny Dorham before landing his first touring job with J.J. Johnson. During a three-year association with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in the early 1960s, Walton emerged as a composer, contributing originals like Mosaic and The Promised Land to the group's recordings for the Blue Note and Riverside labels. From there, Walton embarked on a variety of projects with artists such Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller, Buster Williams and Billy Higgins, Milt Jackson, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, vocalists Ernestine Anderson and Freddy Cole, and The Trumpet Summit Band. One of the most influential musicians active today, many of his original compositions such as Bolivia, Clockwise and Firm Roots have become part of the standard Jazz repertoire. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: GUITARIST CHUCK LOEB "PLAIN 'N' SIMPLE" ORGAN COMBO

Guitarist Chuck Loeb "Plain 'N' Simple" Organ Combo, with guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb will appear Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th at 8:00 pm at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592). More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate musician. In a career that spans four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles and contexts. In addition to crafting a fine discography of his own and producing albums for a number of other high-profile artists, his resume also includes music for commercial jingles and a variety of television programs and motion pictures. Whatever your personal tastes in music, media, entertainment or popular culture, chances are good that you've had at least a passing acquaintance with the work of Chuck Loeb. Chuck Loeb's Plain 'N' Simple performance at The Blue Note features: Chuck Loeb (guitar), Pat Bianchi (organ) & Lionel Cordew (drums), Andy Snitzer (saxophones), and special guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb. There is a $15-$25 cover.

NYC: JUDY KUHN WITH NEW SHOW AT FEINSTEIN'S

FEINSTEIN'S at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue, NYC - 212-339-4095) presents the debut of three time Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Judy Kuhn, on Tuesday, March 6th and Thursday through Saturday, March 8th through 10th at 8:00 pm, with late shows added on Friday & Saturday, at 10:30 pm. Her new show, exploring themes of love and happiness, will present an eclectic mix of theater and pop music by Joni Mitchell, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Cohen, Cole Porter and more. She will be accompanied by Music Director Dan Lipton. Judy Kuhn has been nominated for three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for her work on Broadway in The Roundabout's hit revival of She Loves Me, the American premiers of Chess and Les Miserables, and Rags. Also on Broadway she appeared in Richard Nelson's play Two Shakespearean Actors, Alan Menken & Tim Rice's King David, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. There is a $30-$50 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: HERB ALPERT & LANI HALLWILL AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

The multi-Grammy winning husband and wife team Herb Alpert & Lani Hallwill make their venue debut at THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-570-7189) in an exclusive two-week engagement Tuesdays through Saturdays, February 28th through March 10th. There is a $75 cover charge.

DC: GUITAR VIRTUOSO EARL KLUGH AT BLUES ALLEY

GRAMMY-winning acoustic guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh will appear at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Earl Klugh's career of more than three decades includes over 200 compositions, more than 30 full-length albums, hosting and producing his own events, work in film and numerous world tours. Klugh's signature style of performance and composition has earned him has earned him 12 career Grammy Nominations, the most recent a 2009 Grammy Nomination for his critically acclaimed release The Spice of Life. There is a $43 cover.

MW: DARYL SHERMAN'S GREAT LAKES TOUR STOPS IN CLEVELAND

Daryl Sherman, with Bob Fraser, guitar & Dave Morgan, acoustic bass, will perform for one night only at NIGHTTOWN (12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights, OH - 216-795-0550) on Saturday. March 10th at 8:30 pm as part of her Great Lakes Tour. A sparkling mainstay of Manhattan nightlife, singer/pianist Daryl Sherman is internationally acclaimed for a stellar 14-year run at the Waldorf-Astoria where she played Cole Porter's Steinway. She headlined two years in a row at he annual Cole Porter Birthday Festival in is native Peru, IN. Equally at home in the world of jazz and cabaret Sherman has been lauded for appearances at Feinstein's, The Algonquin's Oak Room, Dizzy's Coca Cola and Rose Hall with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Sherman's many recordings are in regular national rotation on Cable TV's Music Choice and Sirius/XM Radio. She was recently presented the 2010 MAC Award "Best Major Recording" for her Johnny Mercer Centennial CD, a track of which was used in a Mercer documentary produced by Clint Eastwood. Call for cover/minimum information.

CHI: HILARY ANN FELDMAN IN I GET A KICK OUT OF NEW

Hilary Ann Feldman brings her show "I Get A Kick Out Of New" to DAVENPORT'S (1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830) on Saturdays, March 10th & 17th at 8:00 pm. There really are great songs being written today. You may not hear them on the radio or in the latest Broadway show, but they're out there in abundance. Clever and witty, lyrical and touching... just like the great songs of old. Hilary presents a trove of these modern treasures... along with some old classics polished up new! Musical director is Becky Menzie. Call for cover/minimum information.


L.A.: JUDY GARLAND LIVE! SINGING THE SONGS ... THAT GOT AWAY!

In a new cabaret concert specifically designed for the beautiful cabaret room at the historic and legendary FRENCH QUARTER WEST RESTAURANT (7985 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-654-0898) impressionist Peter Mac presents "Judy Garland in The Songs That Got Away." Performances are every Friday & Saturday during February & March at 8:00 pm. Musical direction by Bryan Miller. The evening is crafted through a sparkling selection of songs that Ms. Garland ( herself) never had the chance to sing both during and after her lifetime. Expect the unexpected! ABBA, Disney, Sondheim, pop standards and more! The tribute artist is renowned for his homage to the rainbow girl, garnering special raves for his determination to bring to life the style, wit and musical legacy of an artist rather than caricature her familiar frailties as a human being. There is a $15-$30 cover available at BrownPaperTickets.com.

SF: LUCIE ARNAZ: LATIN ROOTS AT THE RRAZZ

Lucie Arnaz will be appearing ar RRAZZ ROOM at THE HOTEL NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-394-1189) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 11th at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). Lucie is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her long career in a recurring role on television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. At age 15, she became a series regular on Here's Lucy, a show which ran for six seasons. She starred in her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show and later in the critically acclaimed Sons & Daughters on CBS. On piano, Musical Director Ron Abel joins Lucie for a night of songs, memories, and love Lulu style. There is a $45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


PNW: 5th ANNUAL "MARCH IS CABARET MONTH" IN SEATTLE
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT

PNWCA (Pacific Northwest Cabaret Association) is proud to present the 5th ANNUAL "MARCH IS CABARET MONTH" celebration at EGAN'S (1707 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA - 206-789-1621) on Saturdays, March 3rd & 10th, with performances at 7:00 & 9:00 pm. PNWCA is composed of various performers dedicated to the American Style cabaret form. The American style cabaret form distinguishes itself from other cabaret forms by its minimalistic style of delivery; it's primary, but not exclusive, focus on the American songbook; and the breaking of the "fourth wall'. SATURDAY, MARCH 10th: 7:00 pm performance features Ter Gallagher, Jerome Elliott & musical director Daryl Spadacinni. The 9:00 pm performance features Jeannette d'Armand, Arnaldo Inocentes with musical director Daryl Spadacinni. For each performance there is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. Reservations recommended.


AUS: ALEISHA MCCORMACK TELLS YOU HOW TO GET RICH

Aleisha McCormack brings her show "How To Get Rich" to the THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, AUS - 03 96902000) on Tuesday through Sunday, March 6th through 11th. Showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 8:00 pm and at 9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday. The show is directed by Julia Zemiro. Two years ago, after a chance meeting on FaceBook and a four-month Skype based courtship, Aleisha took a chance ... and a plane from Melbourne to London to meet a boy. Richard. Set on a plane, How to get Rich is about taking a risk for love, bad bikini waxes, how many 'worse case relationship scenarios' you can conjure up during a 23-hour flight and how being kidnapped is character building. Call for cover/minimum information.

LON: PAUL L MARTIN PRESENTS ALEX MENDHAM & HIS ORCHESTRA

The clock goes back to the 1920s and 30s courtesy of Alex Mendham & His Orchestra when they appear at THE PHEASANTRY (152-154 King's Road, London SW3 4UT - 08456 027 017) on Sunday, March 10th and Monday, April 16th, both shows at 8:30 pm. This time machine band will heat things up for your listening pleasure, as they have at venues ranging from The Pigalle Club and The Floridita, to the R.M.S Queen Mary, California. Full restaurant menu available. Call for cover/minimum information.


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FRIDAY - MARCH 9th
MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

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NYC: JACKIE WILL HAVE YOU SEEING STARS AT THE BEECHMAN
MEMBER DISCOUNT - $3 OFF THE COVER

Jackie Draper returns to THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909 ) on Sunday, March 4th at 4:00 pm and Friday, March 9th at 7:00 pm with her new show, "Seeing Stars". The show is a musical and philosophical blast through a celestial universe of sparkling songs in English, French, and Spanish. Luminary composers/lyricists include Aznavour, Becaud , the Bergmans, Bricusse, Coleman, Comden & Green, Dorough, Ellington, Landesman, Legrand, Mandel, Sondheim. There will be singing (and, yes, dancing) with the stars. Jackie soars once again with the support of her stellar team: Director Helen Baldassare; Music Director Gregory Toroian at the piano; Ritt Henn on bass; Robbyn Tongue on woodwinds; and special guest Franklin Ayala on percussion (and with toes twinkling). There is an $18 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum. $15 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.
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NYC: BILLIE ROE REPRISES 'DANGEROUS WOMEN: LIFE IN FILM NOIR'
MAC AWARD NOMINEE - BISTRO AWARD RECIPIENT

2012 MAC AWARD NOMINEE, and 2012 BISTRO AWARD RECIPIENT Billie Roe returns to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Friday, March 9th at 7:00 pm with a reprise of her acclaimed show 'DANGEROUS WOMEN: LIFE IN FILM NOIR'. Billie will take you on a journey through dark shadows, tough guys, good wives, and 'dangerous dames' as she explores the world of classic American Film Noir through the stylized songs of the 40s as well as the music of Cy Coleman, Sade, Tom Waits, Noel Coward, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Henry Mancini, and others. Having played most of the clubs in the 70s and early 80s including Les Mouches where she debuted her acclaimed act 'The Heat Is On', and opened for Gloria Gaynor, Billie is delighted to be returning to the New York cabaret stage. Ms. Roe sang with the San Diego Symphony in a salute to Cole Porter, and has performed in regional theatres throughout the country. Directed by Lennie Watts, the show features Musical Director Steven Ray Watkins on piano, with Dan Fabricatore on Bass, and Tim Lykins on Drums. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: "JOSHING AROUND" AT THE DUPLEX

What happens when TWO Josh's are mysteriously booked with the same show on the same night? You'll find out when THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) presents "JOSHING AROUND" starring Joshua Warr (MAC Award Nominee) & Joshua Desjardins (MAC Award lover) on Friday, March 9th at 7:00 pm. Fresh from their acclaimed solo debuts, the distinctive styles of Joshua Warr and Joshua Desjardins collide on stage at the legendary Duplex. Musical Direction by Dan Micciche. The show is directed by Miles Phillips. Joshua Warr was most recently seen in Atlantic City in The Accused at the Tropicana. Warr was nominated for a 2010 MAC Award for Outstanding Male Debut for his work in SING NO EVIL. He is a graduate of the Maggie Flanigan Studio and earned a B.A. from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Joshua Desjardins is New York City's favorite nerd! Originally from Boston, Joshua graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. He then became the Executive Assistant for Cabaret Pittsburgh, through which he had the pleasure of meeting and working with musical theatre geniuses such as Elaine Stritch, Stephen Schwartz, Tom Wopat, Craig Carnelia, KT Sullivan, and more! There is a $20 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.

NYC: MARISSA MULDER WITH NEW SHOW AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Marissa Mulder, winner of the 2011 MetroStar Challenge, brings the highly anticipated show she was awarded as her prize to the THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Wednesday, March 7th throughSaturday, March 10th, all shows at 7:00 pm. The show, called "Illusions," explores fantasy, imagination and dreams through song. From high expectations and hopes to the realities of faded love, loss and all of the beauty, humor and disillusionment along the way. "Illusions" is directed by the multi-award winning vocalist Karen Oberlin with musical direction by Bill Zeffiro. Mulder will also be joined by John Loehrke on the bass and Pete Anderson (of the famed Anderson Twins) on saxophone. She will be singing the music of such composers as Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Mickey Leonard and many more. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: BIRDLAND PRESENTS THE CEDAR WALTON QUARTET

Master pianist Cedar Walton will perform at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 10th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. Walton has enjoyed an uptempo career for over fifty years. Maintaining an active touring schedule, Walton has accompanied an ever-increasing list of jazz greats while also leading his own successful groups. From his native Dallas, TX, Walton ventured to New York and began working locally with Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Sonny Rollins and Kenny Dorham before landing his first touring job with J.J. Johnson. During a three-year association with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in the early 1960s, Walton emerged as a composer, contributing originals like Mosaic and The Promised Land to the group's recordings for the Blue Note and Riverside labels. From there, Walton embarked on a variety of projects with artists such Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller, Buster Williams and Billy Higgins, Milt Jackson, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, vocalists Ernestine Anderson and Freddy Cole, and The Trumpet Summit Band. One of the most influential musicians active today, many of his original compositions such as Bolivia, Clockwise and Firm Roots have become part of the standard Jazz repertoire. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: GUITARIST CHUCK LOEB "PLAIN 'N' SIMPLE" ORGAN COMBO

Guitarist Chuck Loeb "Plain 'N' Simple" Organ Combo, with guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb will appear Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th at 8:00 pm at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592). More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate musician. In a career that spans four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles and contexts. In addition to crafting a fine discography of his own and producing albums for a number of other high-profile artists, his resume also includes music for commercial jingles and a variety of television programs and motion pictures. Whatever your personal tastes in music, media, entertainment or popular culture, chances are good that you've had at least a passing acquaintance with the work of Chuck Loeb. Chuck Loeb's Plain 'N' Simple performance at The Blue Note features: Chuck Loeb (guitar), Pat Bianchi (organ) & Lionel Cordew (drums), Andy Snitzer (saxophones), and special guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb. There is a $15-$25 cover.

NYC: JUDY KUHN WITH NEW SHOW AT FEINSTEIN'S

FEINSTEIN'S at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue, NYC - 212-339-4095) presents the debut of three time Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Judy Kuhn, on Tuesday, March 6th and Thursday through Saturday, March 8th through 10th at 8:00 pm, with late shows added on Friday & Saturday, at 10:30 pm. Her new show, exploring themes of love and happiness, will present an eclectic mix of theater and pop music by Joni Mitchell, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Cohen, Cole Porter and more. She will be accompanied by Music Director Dan Lipton. Judy Kuhn has been nominated for three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for her work on Broadway in The Roundabout's hit revival of She Loves Me, the American premiers of Chess and Les Miserables, and Rags. Also on Broadway she appeared in Richard Nelson's play Two Shakespearean Actors, Alan Menken & Tim Rice's King David, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. There is a $30-$50 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: HERB ALPERT & LANI HALLWILL AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

The multi-Grammy winning husband and wife team Herb Alpert & Lani Hallwill make their venue debut at THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-570-7189) in an exclusive two-week engagement Tuesdays through Saturdays, February 28th through March 10th. There is a $75 cover charge.

DC: GUITAR VIRTUOSO EARL KLUGH AT BLUES ALLEY

GRAMMY-winning acoustic guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh will appear at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Earl Klugh's career of more than three decades includes over 200 compositions, more than 30 full-length albums, hosting and producing his own events, work in film and numerous world tours. Klugh's signature style of performance and composition has earned him has earned him 12 career Grammy Nominations, the most recent a 2009 Grammy Nomination for his critically acclaimed release The Spice of Life. There is a $43 cover.

L.A.: JUDY GARLAND LIVE! SINGING THE SONGS ... THAT GOT AWAY!

In a new cabaret concert specifically designed for the beautiful cabaret room at the historic and legendary FRENCH QUARTER WEST RESTAURANT (7985 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-654-0898) impressionist Peter Mac presents "Judy Garland in The Songs That Got Away." Performances are every Friday & Saturday during February & March at 8:00 pm. Musical direction by Bryan Miller. The evening is crafted through a sparkling selection of songs that Ms. Garland ( herself) never had the chance to sing both during and after her lifetime. Expect the unexpected! ABBA, Disney, Sondheim, pop standards and more! The tribute artist is renowned for his homage to the rainbow girl, garnering special raves for his determination to bring to life the style, wit and musical legacy of an artist rather than caricature her familiar frailties as a human being. There is a $15-$30 cover available at BrownPaperTickets.com.

SF: LUCIE ARNAZ: LATIN ROOTS AT THE RRAZZ

Lucie Arnaz will be appearing ar RRAZZ ROOM at THE HOTEL NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-394-1189) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 11th at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). Lucie is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her long career in a recurring role on television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. At age 15, she became a series regular on Here's Lucy, a show which ran for six seasons. She starred in her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show and later in the critically acclaimed Sons & Daughters on CBS. On piano, Musical Director Ron Abel joins Lucie for a night of songs, memories, and love Lulu style. There is a $45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


AUS: ALEISHA MCCORMACK TELLS YOU HOW TO GET RICH

Aleisha McCormack brings her show "How To Get Rich" to the THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, AUS - 03 96902000) on Tuesday through Sunday, March 6th through 11th. Showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 8:00 pm and at 9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday. The show is directed by Julia Zemiro. Two years ago, after a chance meeting on FaceBook and a four-month Skype based courtship, Aleisha took a chance ... and a plane from Melbourne to London to meet a boy. Richard. Set on a plane, How to get Rich is about taking a risk for love, bad bikini waxes, how many 'worse case relationship scenarios' you can conjure up during a 23-hour flight and how being kidnapped is character building. Call for cover/minimum information.

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THURSDAY - MARCH 8th
MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

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NYC: MARISSA MULDER WITH NEW SHOW AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Marissa Mulder, winner of the 2011 MetroStar Challenge, brings the highly anticipated show she was awarded as her prize to the THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Wednesday, March 7th through Saturday, March 10th, all shows at 7:00 pm. The show, called "Illusions," explores fantasy, imagination and dreams through song. From high expectations and hopes to the realities of faded love, loss and all of the beauty, humor and disillusionment along the way. "Illusions" is directed by the multi-award winning vocalist Karen Oberlin with musical direction by Bill Zeffiro. Mulder will also be joined by John Loehrke on the bass and Pete Anderson (of the famed Anderson Twins) on saxophone. She will be singing the music of such composers as Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Mickey Leonard and many more. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: SCOT ALBERTSON TRIO AT TOMI JAZZ

The Scot Albertson Trio featuring Sedric Choukroun & Ron Jackson will be appearing at TOMI JAZZ (239 East 53rd Street, NYC - 646-497-1254) on Thursday, March 8th from 9:00 to 11:00 pm. Albertson has been appearing at the club monthly for the past 15 months. Guests are always welcome to sit in at performances. Scot's most recent CD Vibination (his fifth) was released on June 17, 2010. Scot's next CD will be recorded later in 2012. There is a $10 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: BUSTED: THE MUSICAL RETURNS TO THE LAURIE BEECHMAN

Theatre Askew presents a return engagement of BUSTED: THE MUSICAL, written and performed by Bianca Leigh at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909 - ) on Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th at 7:00 pm. Chicago meets TransAmerica in BUSTED: THE MUSICAL, actress Bianca Leigh's recounting of the events surrounding her arrest for alleged solicitation against the backdrop of the "Black Monday" stock market crash of 1987. While cooling her 6-inch heels in the clink awaiting arraignment, Bianca looks back at her past and tries to make sense of how a skinny Jersey boy with dreams of becoming a great Shakespearean actress ended up as a high-priced dominatrix. Directed by Theatre Askew artistic director Tim Cusack, BUSTED features original songs by Tony-winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), Obie-winners Taylor Mac (The Lily's Revenge) and Ellen Maddow (The Talking Band), Jeff Domoto (Cornbury: The Queen's Governor), Super Buddha (Debbie Harry, Scissor Sisters), Matty Pritchard and Isam Rum (The Din), and William TN Hall. The production features musical direction by William TN Hall and costuming by Arthur Oliver. There is an $18 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.

NYC: NEW WEEKLY SHOW FROM SCOTT SIEGEL "THE BROADWAY HOOTENANNY"

FEINSTEIN'S at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue, NYC - 212-339-4095) presents "THE BROADWAY HOOTENANNY," a new weekly show produced, created and hosted by Scott Siegel in an open-ended run on Thursdays at 11:00 pm . Jesse Kissel serves as Musical Director. THE BROADWAY HOOTENANY will offer approximately four different stars each week who will sing Broadway's greatest songs. Among the many stars who are signing up to sing are Nancy Anderson (Drama Desk and Olivier nominee), Alan Campbell (Tony Award nominee, Sunset Blvd.), Ben Davis (Tony winner, Baz Luhrman's La Boheme), Natalie Douglas (Award-winning vocalist), Daisy Eagan (Tony Winner, The Secret Garden), Kevin Earley (Death Takes a Holiday), Willy Falk (Miss Saigon), Lauren Kennedy (Vanities), Brad Oscar (Tony Winner, The Producers), Patrick Page (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), Paul Schoeffler (Rock of Ages), Ryan Silverman (The Phantom of the Opera), Martin Vidnovic (Two-Time Tony Nominee), Terri White (Follies), plus the stars of Scott Siegel's critically acclaimed 11 O'Clock Numbers at 11 O'Clock show that ran for eight months at Feinstein's, Christina Bianco, Carole J. Bufford, and Scott Coulter. There is a $15-$25 cover plus a 1-drink minimum.

NYC: CARY HOFFMAN'S "MY SINATRA," NOW AT SOFIA'S DOWNSTAIR'S

Cary Hoffman turns his celebrated PBS Special into a very true, hilarious, and poignant one-man musical play about his love and idolization for his hero Frank Sinatra and the perils of wanting to become somebody else at SOFIA'S RESTAURANT at the EDISON HOTEL (221 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-719-5799 - ) on Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 pm; Saturdays at 8:00 pm; and Sundays at 3:00 pm through April 1st. Hoffman captivates the audience with his very personal journey of what it was like growing up fatherless with three musician uncles, who played on some of Sinatra's greatest recordings, turning Sinatra into a fantasy father. Hoffman authentically sings just like his hero, as he weaves over 20 classic Sinatra songs, creating a musical score about his lifelong obsession. There is a $60 cover.


NYC: BIRDLAND PRESENTS THE CEDAR WALTON QUARTET

Master pianist Cedar Walton will perform at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 10th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. Walton has enjoyed an uptempo career for over fifty years. Maintaining an active touring schedule, Walton has accompanied an ever-increasing list of jazz greats while also leading his own successful groups. From his native Dallas, TX, Walton ventured to New York and began working locally with Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Sonny Rollins and Kenny Dorham before landing his first touring job with J.J. Johnson. During a three-year association with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in the early 1960s, Walton emerged as a composer, contributing originals like Mosaic and The Promised Land to the group's recordings for the Blue Note and Riverside labels. From there, Walton embarked on a variety of projects with artists such Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller, Buster Williams and Billy Higgins, Milt Jackson, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, vocalists Ernestine Anderson and Freddy Cole, and The Trumpet Summit Band. One of the most influential musicians active today, many of his original compositions such as Bolivia, Clockwise and Firm Roots have become part of the standard Jazz repertoire. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: GUITARIST CHUCK LOEB "PLAIN 'N' SIMPLE" ORGAN COMBO

Guitarist Chuck Loeb "Plain 'N' Simple" Organ Combo, with guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb will appear Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th at 8:00 pm at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592). More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate musician. In a career that spans four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles and contexts. In addition to crafting a fine discography of his own and producing albums for a number of other high-profile artists, his resume also includes music for commercial jingles and a variety of television programs and motion pictures. Whatever your personal tastes in music, media, entertainment or popular culture, chances are good that you've had at least a passing acquaintance with the work of Chuck Loeb. Chuck Loeb's Plain 'N' Simple performance at The Blue Note features: Chuck Loeb (guitar), Pat Bianchi (organ) & Lionel Cordew (drums), Andy Snitzer (saxophones), and special guest vocalists Carmen Cuesta & Lizzy Loeb. There is a $15-$25 cover.

NYC: JUDY KUHN WITH NEW SHOW AT FEINSTEIN'S

FEINSTEIN'S at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue, NYC - 212-339-4095) presents the debut of three time Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Judy Kuhn, on Tuesday, March 6th and Thursday through Saturday, March 8th through 10th at 8:00 pm, with late shows added on Friday & Saturday, at 10:30 pm. Her new show, exploring themes of love and happiness, will present an eclectic mix of theater and pop music by Joni Mitchell, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Cohen, Cole Porter and more. She will be accompanied by Music Director Dan Lipton. Judy Kuhn has been nominated for three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for her work on Broadway in The Roundabout's hit revival of She Loves Me, the American premiers of Chess and Les Miserables, and Rags. Also on Broadway she appeared in Richard Nelson's play Two Shakespearean Actors, Alan Menken & Tim Rice's King David, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. There is a $30-$50 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: HERB ALPERT & LANI HALLWILL AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

The multi-Grammy winning husband and wife team Herb Alpert & Lani Hallwill make their venue debut at THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-570-7189) in an exclusive two-week engagement Tuesdays through Saturdays, February 28th through March 10th. There is a $75 cover charge.

NJ: MARCUS SIMEONE AT UNION CITY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

UNION CITY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (2500 Kennedy Boulevard, Union City, NJ) proudly presents "Haunted" The Show - a performance about love, unrequited love and love on the way on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm. The show features award winning vocalist Marcus Simeone. Tracy Stark is musical director and accompanying on piano, Peter Calo on guitar, and MaryAnn McSweeney on bass. Universally regarded for his heart-wrenching interpretations of ballads, red-hot jazz sensibility, and powerful pop flair, Simeone's musical genius is in evidence on his original material as well. Earlier in his career, this native of Brooklyn appeared on Star Search, Showtime at The Apollo. and the Charlie Daniel's Talent Round-up. Marcus' third and latest CD "Haunted" was just released on the Miranda Music Label and has also been nominated for a 2012 MAC AWARD. Admission is free and parking is available at the 23rd Street Parking Deck located on 23rd Streetbetween Summit & Kerrigan Avenues.


DC: GUITAR VIRTUOSO EARL KLUGH AT BLUES ALLEY

GRAMMY-winning acoustic guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh will appear at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) Thursday through Sunday, March 8th through 11th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Earl Klugh's career of more than three decades includes over 200 compositions, more than 30 full-length albums, hosting and producing his own events, work in film and numerous world tours. Klugh's signature style of performance and composition has earned him has earned him 12 career Grammy Nominations, the most recent a 2009 Grammy Nomination for his critically acclaimed release The Spice of Life. There is a $43 cover.

CHI: FOILED AGAIN SINGS JOHN BUCCHINO

For A Moment: Foiled Again Sings John Bucchino one night only at DAVENPORT'S (1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830) on Thursday, March 8th at 8:00 pm. Foiled Again is Allison Bazarko, Rob Lindley, Anne Sheridan Smith and featuring Beckie Menzie on piano. Foiled Again puts their signature stamp on John Bucchino's songbook including: Grateful, Sweet Dreams,Taking the Wheel, selections from A Catered Affair, and many more. This evening of great story-songs and wonderful harmonies is produced in conjunction with Porchlight Music Theatre's production of John Bucchino & Harvey Feirstein's A Catered Affair. Call for cover/minimum information.


SF: LUCIE ARNAZ: LATIN ROOTS AT THE RRAZZ

Lucie Arnaz will be appearing ar RRAZZ ROOM at THE HOTEL NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-394-1189) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 11th at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). Lucie is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her long career in a recurring role on television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. At age 15, she became a series regular on Here's Lucy, a show which ran for six seasons. She starred in her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show and later in the critically acclaimed Sons & Daughters on CBS. On piano, Musical Director Ron Abel joins Lucie for a night of songs, memories, and love Lulu style. There is a $45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


AUS: ALEISHA MCCORMACK TELLS YOU HOW TO GET RICH

Aleisha McCormack brings her show "How To Get Rich" to the THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, AUS - 03 96902000) on Tuesday through Sunday, March 6th through 11th. Showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 8:00 pm and at 9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday. The show is directed by Julia Zemiro. Two years ago, after a chance meeting on FaceBook and a four-month Skype based courtship, Aleisha took a chance ... and a plane from Melbourne to London to meet a boy. Richard. Set on a plane, How to get Rich is about taking a risk for love, bad bikini waxes, how many 'worse case relationship scenarios' you can conjure up during a 23-hour flight and how being kidnapped is character building. Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: MARISSA MULDER WITH NEW SHOW AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Marissa Mulder, winner of the 2011 MetroStar Challenge, brings the highly anticipated show she was awarded as her prize to the THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Wednesday, March 7th throughSaturday, March 10th, all shows at 7:00 pm. The show, called "Illusions," explores fantasy, imagination and dreams through song. From high expectations and hopes to the realities of faded love, loss and all of the beauty, humor and disillusionment along the way. "Illusions" is directed by the multi-award winning vocalist Karen Oberlin with musical direction by Bill Zeffiro. Mulder will also be joined by John Loehrke on the bass and Pete Anderson (of the famed Anderson Twins) on saxophone. She will be singing the music of such composers as Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Mickey Leonard and many more. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: MARYA ZIMMET IS FEELING RIGHT AT MAMA'S
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

2012 MAC Nominee (Female Debut) Marya Zimmet returns to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Wednesday, March 7th at 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 11th at 5:00 pm to reprise her show "Feels Right". She will be joined by musical director Don Rebic on piano, and Dick Sarpola on bass. The show is directed by Barry Kleinbort. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: CRAIG POMRANZ CELEBRATES THE IDES OF MARCH
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

Craig Pomranz, a fixture on the international nightclub scene, will be returning to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) with a new show, "The Ides Of March (Breaking Up Is The Thing To Do ... )" on Wednesdays, March 7th & 14th at 9:30 pm. With a vocal quality reminiscent of heart-melting tenors like Johnny Mathis, Chet Baker and Jimmy Scott, Craig has been described as one of the dreamiest voices in the music industry. Craig has distinguished himself consistently in his live shows by performing music from the Great American Songbook that is not over-recorded, contemporary pop, as well as more unusual songs he has collected from songwriters through the years. Pomranz crafts shows that feel freshly minted each night, like a nightclub act at the Copa from the golden days, and audiences can expect witty banter with his music director Stephen Bocchino, fast-paced entertainment, and moments of deeply moving beauty. In addition to his solo performances, he has shared the stage with Dame Cleo Laine, Barbara Cook, Betty Buckley and Ann Hampton Callaway. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: MAC AWARD NOMINEE SHOWCASE: SONG & SPECIAL MUSICAL MATERIAL
MAC AWARD NOMINEES

There will be a MAC AWARD NOMINEE SHOWCASE: Song & Special Musical Material on Wednesday, March 7th 8:00 pm at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) hosted by Julie Gold. The show will feature the Songs of Saltzman & Cunningham, Thomson & Mann, Carner & Gregor, Stamper & Rose and Marzullo & Yesnowitz. And the Special Musical Material of: Henn & McNamara, Cimmet & Yesnowitz, Lois Morton, Amy Engelhardt and Bill Zeffiro. Performers will include Ryan Cunningham, Amy Engelhardt, Terese Geneco, Ritt Henn, Kristin Maloney, Mary Liz McNamara, Lois Morton, Ryah Nixon, Andy Redeker, and Sally Wilfert. Songs can also be found on the MAC (http://www.macnyc.com/ ) website for streaming. There is no cover charge and just a 1-drink minimum (for current MAC members only).

NYC: MIDTOWN JAZZ AT MIDDAY: RUSS KASSOFF BIG BAND

MIDTOWN JAZZ AT MIDDAY continues at ST. PETER'S CHURCH - SANCTUARY (619 Lexington Avenue, NYC - 212-935-2200) every Wednesday. This long-running series was created by Edmund Anderson and is now produced by Ronny Whyte and Joan Uttal Anderson, Production Consultant. The show on Wednesday, March 7th and features Russ Kassoff Big Band with Catherine DuPuis - Singer. Performances are at 1:00 pm, $10 donation.


NYC: WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE IGUANA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
MAC AWARD NOMINEE

Dana Lorge hosts "Wednesday Night at the Iguana" every week at 8:00 pm at IGUANA'S VIP LOUNGE (240 West 54th Street, NYC - 212-765-5454). The event on Wednesday, March 7th, features Nicholas Tamagna, Reagan Stone, Jillian Laurain, Janice Hall, Leslie Orifino, Bobbie Horowitz, Esty Crisona, Barbara Stettner, Lucio Fernandez, Joey Infante, Adam Shapiro, Rhonda Hansome, Lynly Forest, Cynthia Crane, Kreshwik Zhabjaku and Daryl Glenn with Ken Gartman on piano. There is a $13 cover, no minimum.


NYC: BIRDLAND PRESENTS THE CEDAR WALTON QUARTET

Master pianist Cedar Walton will perform at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 10th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. Walton has enjoyed an uptempo career for over fifty years. Maintaining an active touring schedule, Walton has accompanied an ever-increasing list of jazz greats while also leading his own successful groups. From his native Dallas, TX, Walton ventured to New York and began working locally with Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Sonny Rollins and Kenny Dorham before landing his first touring job with J.J. Johnson. During a three-year association with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in the early 1960s, Walton emerged as a composer, contributing originals like Mosaic and The Promised Land to the group's recordings for the Blue Note and Riverside labels. From there, Walton embarked on a variety of projects with artists such Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller, Buster Williams and Billy Higgins, Milt Jackson, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, vocalists Ernestine Anderson and Freddy Cole, and The Trumpet Summit Band. One of the most influential musicians active today, many of his original compositions such as Bolivia, Clockwise and Firm Roots have become part of the standard Jazz repertoire. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: HERB ALPERT & LANI HALLWILL AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

The multi-Grammy winning husband and wife team Herb Alpert & Lani Hallwill make their venue debut at THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-570-7189) in an exclusive two-week engagement Tuesdays through Saturdays, February 28th through March 10th. There is a $75 cover charge.

DC: MEMPHIS GOLD AT BLUES ALLEY

Memphis Gold will headline at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) on Wednesday, March 7th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Memphis Gold has come a long way on a journey that has lasted half a century. Having released four full length albums to date, he has shared the stage with such artists as Bernard Allison, David Banner, James Brown, R.L. Burnside, Big Lucky Carter, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic All Stars, Deborah Coleman, Shemikca Copeland, Robert Cray, Eddie Cusac, John Hammond, Little Jimmy King, Bettye Lavette, Johnny Lang, Kenny Neal, Taj Mahal, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Bobby Parker, Louisiana Red, Lil Jimmy Reed, Jimmie Lee Robinson, Guitar Shorty, Elder Utah Smith, Mavis Staples, Hubert Sumlin, Roomful of Blues, Sister Rosetta Tharpe , Otis Rush, The Temptations and Jimmy Vaughn. There is a $20 cover.

SF: LUCIE ARNAZ: LATIN ROOTS AT THE RRAZZ

Lucie Arnaz will be appearing ar RRAZZ ROOM at THE HOTEL NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-394-1189) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 11th at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). Lucie is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her long career in a recurring role on television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. At age 15, she became a series regular on Here's Lucy, a show which ran for six seasons. She starred in her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show and later in the critically acclaimed Sons & Daughters on CBS. On piano, Musical Director Ron Abel joins Lucie for a night of songs, memories, and love Lulu style. There is a $45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


AUS: ALEISHA MCCORMACK TELLS YOU HOW TO GET RICH

Aleisha McCormack brings her show "How To Get Rich" to the THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, AUS - 03 96902000) on Tuesday through Sunday, March 6th through 11th. Showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 8:00 pm and at 9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday. The show is directed by Julia Zemiro. Two years ago, after a chance meeting on FaceBook and a four-month Skype based courtship, Aleisha took a chance ... and a plane from Melbourne to London to meet a boy. Richard. Set on a plane, How to get Rich is about taking a risk for love, bad bikini waxes, how many 'worse case relationship scenarios' you can conjure up during a 23-hour flight and how being kidnapped is character building. Call for cover/minimum information.

LON: CELEBRITIES CONFESS ALL TO SISTER MARY MCARTHUR

Helen Lederer, Su Pollard, Iain Lee, Hattie Hayridge, Paul Phear, Nicole Faraday and Wincey Willis will all be spilling the beans to Sister Mary McArthur when she returns with a series of new shows to the ROYAL VAUXHALL TAVERN (372 Kennington Lane, London, UK SE11 5HY - 020 7 820 1222) on Wednesdays, March 7th & 14th at 8:00 pm with her show 'Sister Mary McArthur, On Ya Knees ... Confessions with the Stars'. Sister Mary McArthur of St Peter's of the Sisters of the Third Removed, aka 'the Nun who want to be a star', will dig deep into the pasts, present and future of her celebrity guests. Expect laughter, tears, music, 'nunness', fun and even some party games, all inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins. In fact, all the ingredients of a daily routine for a nun! Celebrity guests on March 7th are Su Pollard (Hi De Hi), Hattie Hayridge (Red Dwarf), Nicole Faraday (Bad Girls: ITV and West End) and TV comedian Iain Lee. On the 14th, guests are actress and comedian Helen Lederer (Ab Fab), Magic Radio's 105.4 Paul Phear and presenter, weather girl Wincey Willis (BBC). Sister Mary McArthur's varied appearances have included a 3 week run at The Gilded Balloon in Edinburgh, Scooch's Eurovision video and the inaugural show at Cape Town's New Space Theatre. She is the musical comedy creation of Tim McArthur. Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: METROJAM WEEKLY OPEN MIC MOVES UPTOWN TO MAMA'S
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METROJAM, the weekly cabaret/jazz open mic event hosted by Jenna Esposito, is movin' on up! MetroJam now now being held every first and third Tuesday of the month from 9:15 to 11:00 pm at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788). Jenna Esposito. Next show is on March 6th. Accompaniment is provided by the MetroJam house band: John DiPinto on piano, Ritt Henn on bass, and Bobby Sher on drums. Sparkles and homemade cookies are provided for all attendees at every MetroJam. Open-mic performers have a chance to perform with a full jazz band. If you're planning to perform, please arrive early to sign up and be sure to bring two copies of your music (up-tempos are recommended!). There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. $10 cover for anyone who performs at MetroJam that evening! $15 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.


NYC: TANYA HOLT REPRISES HER ACCLAIMED SHOW "FOREVER HOME"

Tanya Holt will reprise her acclaimed show "Forever Home" at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Tuesday, March 6th and Wednesday, March 14th, both shows at 7:00 pm. As booking manager at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM, Tanya shines the spotlight on countless singers. Now Tanya Holt steps into the spotlight herself as she reprises the she debuted at Urban Stages in December. In "Forever Home," Holt's first nightclub act in five years, the sultry singer brings an eclectic mix of styles under one roof, from jazz standards and Broadway to pop. With boundless heart and a seemingly effortless musicianship, Holt stuns and overjoys with this collection. Whether humorous, lyrical, or boldly sensual each of these well-chosen songs hits close to home. Her musical director is Tracy Stark, with Matt Wigton on bass. Lennie Watts directs. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: JAZZ LEGEND ANNIE ROSS TUESDAYS THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Jazz legend Annie Ross continues her unprecedented, record-breaking, multi-year run at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440), every Tuesday night in February at 9:30 pm. Ms. Ross has been an abundant contributor to the art of jazz for over 50 years. Born in the UK, she has been a permanent resident of the USA for many years and a US citizen since 2001. Annie Ross is one of the pioneers of vocalese and the composer of "Twisted", one of the most well known examples of that art, as well as "Farmers Market", "Jackie" and many others. A founding member of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, considered the greatest jazz vocal ensemble of all time, her influence is present in all subsequent practitioners of vocalese. "Twisted" has been recorded by a host of vocalists, including some not normally associated with jazz, including Joni Mitchell and Bette Midler. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: JOAN RIVERS RETURNS TO THE BEECHMAN IN 2012

Comedy legend Joan Rivers returns with her her live stand-up act to THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Tuesday, March 6th at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $45 and should be purchased at www.spincyclenyc.com or 212-352-3101. Rivers presents an evening of her newest and most outrageous riffs on Hollywood, pop culture, celebrities, reality TV and award show fashions. Rivers delivers a raunchy, politically incorrect evening of stand-up comedy. Pre-show, Lance Cruce entertains at the piano. A portion of the proceeds going to Joan Rivers' favorite charities: God's Love We Deliver and Guide Dogs for the Blind. A full dinner menu and bar are available. There is a $15 per person food/drink minimum.

NYC: HEATHER MACRAE AT THE IRIDIUM

ScoBar Entertainment will present Heather MacRae, back on Broadway in "Songs & Stories" at IRIDIUM JAZZ CLUB (1650 Broadway, NYC - 212-582-2121) on Tuesday, March 6th at 8:00 pm. She will be accompanied by her Musical Director Mark Nadler. Heather MacRae, born to show business royalty (she's the daughter of actors Gordon & Sheila MacRae), is a popular fixture on the New York music scene, earning both a MAC Award for "Best Female Vocalist" and a Bistro Award. As part of Songs & Stories, Heather will be singing a few selections from her CDs "Songs for My Father" (a tribute to Gordon Mac Rae) & "I Choose Love". A veteran of stage, film & television, Heather has appeared on Broadway in Here's Where I Belong (Broadway debut), Hair, Coastal Disturbances, Falsettos & A Catered Affair; on film in Woody Allen's Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask), Bang The Drum Slowly, Robert Altmans' A Perfect Couple, Life with Mikey & The Namesake; & on TV in "Frasier," "The Sopranos," Sex in the City" & "One Life to Live." There is a $25 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: BIRDLAND PRESENTS THE CEDAR WALTON QUARTET

Master pianist Cedar Walton will perform at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 10th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. Walton has enjoyed an uptempo career for over fifty years. Maintaining an active touring schedule, Walton has accompanied an ever-increasing list of jazz greats while also leading his own successful groups. From his native Dallas, TX, Walton ventured to New York and began working locally with Lou Donaldson, Gigi Gryce, Sonny Rollins and Kenny Dorham before landing his first touring job with J.J. Johnson. During a three-year association with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in the early 1960s, Walton emerged as a composer, contributing originals like Mosaic and The Promised Land to the group's recordings for the Blue Note and Riverside labels. From there, Walton embarked on a variety of projects with artists such Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, Harold Land, Bobby Hutcherson, Curtis Fuller, Buster Williams and Billy Higgins, Milt Jackson, Frank Morgan, Dexter Gordon, vocalists Ernestine Anderson and Freddy Cole, and The Trumpet Summit Band. One of the most influential musicians active today, many of his original compositions such as Bolivia, Clockwise and Firm Roots have become part of the standard Jazz repertoire. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: JUDY KUHN WITH NEW SHOW AT FEINSTEIN'S

FEINSTEIN'S at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue, NYC - 212-339-4095) presents the debut of three time Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Judy Kuhn, on Tuesday, March 6th and Thursday through Saturday, March 8th through 10th at 8:00 pm, with late shows added on Friday & Saturday, at 10:30 pm. Her new show, exploring themes of love and happiness, will present an eclectic mix of theater and pop music by Joni Mitchell, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Cohen, Cole Porter and more. She will be accompanied by Music Director Dan Lipton. Judy Kuhn has been nominated for three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards for her work on Broadway in The Roundabout's hit revival of She Loves Me, the American premiers of Chess and Les Miserables, and Rags. Also on Broadway she appeared in Richard Nelson's play Two Shakespearean Actors, Alan Menken & Tim Rice's King David, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. There is a $30-$50 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: HERB ALPERT & LANI HALLWILL AT THE CAFE CARLYLE

The multi-Grammy winning husband and wife team Herb Alpert & Lani Hallwill make their venue debut at THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-570-7189) in an exclusive two-week engagement Tuesdays through Saturdays, February 28th through March 10th. There is a $75 cover charge.

DC: BLUES ALLEY PRESENTS NATE NAJAR

Nate Najar will perform on Tuesday, March 6th, with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm, at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141). Nate Najar is an American jazz guitarist, composer and producer delivering melodies that delight the human spirit. This determined music raconteur with an old soul is single-handedly reintroducing the finger-style nylon string classical guitar technique to a new generation of music lovers. Channeling the essence of Charlie Byrd, Najar's expressive blend of phrasing, groove and rhythmic refrain delivers compositions informed with his passion for all music, from traditional jazz, to blues, gospel, and sizzling Brazilian beats. There is a $20 cover.

SF: LUCIE ARNAZ: LATIN ROOTS AT THE RRAZZ

Lucie Arnaz will be appearing ar RRAZZ ROOM at THE HOTEL NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-394-1189) Tuesday through Saturday, March 6th through 11th at 8:00 pm (7:00 pm on Sunday). Lucie is celebrating 40 plus years in show business. She began her long career in a recurring role on television on The Lucy Show, opposite her mother, Lucille Ball. At age 15, she became a series regular on Here's Lucy, a show which ran for six seasons. She starred in her own series, The Lucie Arnaz Show and later in the critically acclaimed Sons & Daughters on CBS. On piano, Musical Director Ron Abel joins Lucie for a night of songs, memories, and love Lulu style. There is a $45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


AUS: ALEISHA MCCORMACK TELLS YOU HOW TO GET RICH

Aleisha McCormack brings her show "How To Get Rich" to the THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (204 Bank Street, South Melbourne, VIC, AUS - 03 96902000) on Tuesday through Sunday, March 6th through 11th. Showtimes are Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 8:00 pm and at 9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday. The show is directed by Julia Zemiro. Two years ago, after a chance meeting on FaceBook and a four-month Skype based courtship, Aleisha took a chance ... and a plane from Melbourne to London to meet a boy. Richard. Set on a plane, How to get Rich is about taking a risk for love, bad bikini waxes, how many 'worse case relationship scenarios' you can conjure up during a 23-hour flight and how being kidnapped is character building. Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: JANICE HALL IN NEW SHOW AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
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Janice Hall, internationally renowned opera singer and 2011 Bistro Award winner, is presenting her new show, I'd Rather Be Doing This ..., at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) for three performances, Sunday, February 12th at 4:00 pm; Monday, March 5th at 7:00 pm; and Wednesday, April 18th at 9:30 pm. In I'd Rather Be Doing This ... , Janice takes the audience on a tour of her favorite things, places, and composers, presenting fresh and imaginative renditions of songs that range from the sophistication of Cole Porter and Cy Coleman to the raw emotion of Piaf's "L'Accordeoniste" and the taut drama of Kurt Weill. In addition, Janice premieres the deliciously risque title song written especially for her by her musical director, Matthew Martin Ward, with lyrics by her director, Peter Napolitano. The show is a winning combination of wit, wisdom, and seriously beautiful singing, by a world-class performer who is as at home in the world of cabaret as she has been on the international opera stage. I'd Rather Be Doing This... also features Tony Romano on guitar. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. $15 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.
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NYC: BRONWYN'S FROLICS FOLLIES GAIETIES VANITIES AND SCANDALS!

Bronwyn Rucker hosts "FROLICS FOLLIES GAIETIES VANITIES and SCANDALS" open-mic at IDO SUSHI (29 Seventh Avenue South, NY - 212-691-7177) every Monday night from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. On Monday, March 5th, Bronwyn will present another "Frolics Follies Gaieties" event with co-host tba, and Jerry Scott at the Piano. Calling all singers, songwriters, actors, poets, comics, magicians, comics, madmen and lovers! Everyone is invited to drop in, sing a song, meet new friends and have a fun time in the Village. No cover.

NYC: SHOWSTOPPERS! A BENEFIT FOR SINGERS FORUM AEA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Showstoppers! A Benefit for the AEA Scholarship Program at Singers Forum will take place on Monday, March 5th at 7:00 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909 - h ). Hosted by Eric Michael Gillett the show features Broadway's Kevin Earley (Death Takes a Holiday, Roundabout Theatre Company). In addition there will be performances by Paul Binotto, Stephen Mitchell Brown, Julia Cook, Kaitlyn Davidson, Venessa Diaz, Chris Handley, Danielle Herbert, Eva Kantor, Jeremy Lawrence, Daniel Marconi, Matthew McGloin, Jose Restrepo, Lynn Ross, James Seol, Maxine Stewart, Stephanie Summerville, Sally Swallow and Scott Tucker. The evening will celebrate the many successes of the Singers Forum Actors Equity Scholarship Program during this past year. Since its inception, the Scholarship Program has offered heavily subsidized vocal technique lessons to members of Actors Equity Association. The goal of the program has been to provide affordable vocal technique to those who often need it most and can least afford it. The program has expanded from the initial 12 scholarships in its first semester to a fund that supports 60 ongoing scholarships. The instructors in the program are all Broadway veterans and include: Melanie Vaughan (Sunday in the Park With George, Parade, et. al.) Bradley Dean (A Little Night Music, Spamalot) Teri Ralston (Company, A Little Night Music) John Capes (Les Miserables) and Eric Michael Gillett (Sweet Smell of Success, The Frogs, Kiss Me Kate). Musical director for the event is widely respected accompanist and arranger, Jeff Cubeta. Tickets are $35-$50 available at http://aeasingersforum.charityhappenings.org/

NYC: JIM CARUSO'S "CAST PARTY" MONDAYS AT BIRDLAND

Every Monday night at 9:30 pm, Broadway impresario Jim Caruso hosts "Cast Party", a combination open-mic, networking event and party at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) during which the biggest stars on Broadway relax on their night off by performing their favorite songs in an informal setting. Cast Party is a mix of music, impromptu performance and cocktail party revelry, where showbiz superstars, stunning jazz talents and cabaret glitterati hit the stage alongside up-and-comers to serve up jaw-dropping music and general razzle-dazzle. It's the ultimate spot to mix and mingle with talented show folk and their fans. There is a $20 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: ANASTASIA BARZEE IN CONCERT AT BIRDLAND

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents actress/singer Anastasia Barzee at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Monday, March 5th at 7:00 pm. Ms. Barzee will sing songs from her critically acclaimed debut CD "The Dimming Of the Day". She will be backed by a star-studded band, which will include multi-Grammy winner Gil Goldstein on piano and accordion, legendary guitarist Larry Campbell (Dylan's side man), and Kendrick Scott (Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny) on drums. Material will include an eclectic range of Broadway, Pop and Jazz-infused works by Rufus Wainwright, Paul Simon, Kate Bush and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Ms. Barzee has starred on Broadway in numerous musicals and plays. They include: The Tony Award winning production of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 as Lady Mortimer opposite Kevin Kline, The Tony award winning Urinetown as Hope, Jekyll & Hyde as Emma, and Miss Saigon as the American wife Ellen. She created and starred as Josephine in the West End production of Napoleon directed by Francesca Zambello. There is a $25 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

DC: BIG BAND CALIENTE AT BLUES ALLEY

Big Band Caliente performs on Monday, March 5th at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141), with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Big Band Caliente is a very different and unique 18 piece jazz band. The musical roots of which are woven into traditional and modern jazz with a Latin twist. This group is not a Salsa Band. It is a band reminiscent of the Cuban Big Bands in the 40s and 50s. Desi Arnes, Arturo Sandoval and Dizzy Gillespie are just a few. The band is a compilation of some of the best musicians in the Baltimore/DC area. There is a $20 cover.

FL: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY TRAVELS TO DELRAY BEACH, FL

Jim Caruso's Cast Party will debut at THE CREST THEATRE (Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, FL - 561-243-7922) on Monday & Tuesday, March 5th and 6th at 8:00 pm. The 'extreme open mic' will be hosted by Jim Caruso with musical director Billy Stritch. Act I will celebrate and showcase local Florida talent, and will include impromptu performances by the area's best musical theatre, jazz and variety performers. Act II will feature Caruso and Stritch in concert - a singing, swinging hour of songs, stories and conversation. JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY is a wildly popular weekly soiree that has been bringing a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary BIRDLAND in New York City every Monday night for the past nine years. Recently, Cast Party has taken to the road, becoming the ultimate spot to mix and mingle with talented show folk and their fans all over the country. Tickets are $42.

CHI: CLAUDIA HOMMEL IN SOPHISTICATED LADIES AT THE SHOWCASE

Claudia Hommel performs "Le Jazz et La Java: Paris when it swings" at THE JAZZ SHOWCASE (806 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL - 312-360-0234) on Monday, March 5th, with sets from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Hommel has an illusionist's ability to transport audiences to Paris with the gesture of a song and a lovely French accent on the jazz beats. She'll be backed by Bobby Schiff and Elizabeth Doyle at the piano (both of whom have toured with Claudia to her hometown of Paris). They'll be joined by Tim Davis on drums and Jim Cox on bass. This is the second show in a monthly series "Sophisticated Ladies". There is a $15-$25 cover.

L.A.: GEOFFREY LEIGH TOZER IN ADDICTED TO SWANK

Geoffrey Leigh Tozer and His Swank Pharaohs hold forth at THE GARDENIA (7066 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-467-7444) on Mondays in January & February at 9:00 pm with his award-winning cabaret show "ADDICTED TO SWANK: Stories & Songs From The Siriusxm Radio Show, Swanktown." The stories take place in the mythical Royal Palm Court Lounge high atop the majestic Hotel Alto Nido overlooking beautiful downtown Swanktown at the corner of Easy Money Street and Looking Good and Feeling Good Too Way. Meet the Mayor of Swanktown Mr. Lucky, the hotel physician Dr. Peculiar, ladies man sine qua non Cosmo D. Gigolo and the ever ravishing fortune teller Slow Kitty. Goeffrey recently headlined at the Sixth Annual Los Angeles Storytelling Festival. Call for cover/minimum information.

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