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BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon: Drag stars want your attention for the holidays

BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon: Drag stars want your attention for the holidays

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 23, 2019

Drag superstars BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon will join forces onstage on December 28 at the Victoria Theater for a post-Christmas Christmas show. The show is part of a national and UK tour.

Lea DeLaria: our fave 'big dyke' performs at Feinstein's

Lea DeLaria: our fave 'big dyke' performs at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 18, 2019

Lea DeLaria brings her one-of-a-kind stage persona to Feinstein's at The Nikko (on Dec. 28 & 28), where she'll sing, tell jokes, and be her characteristically outrageous self.

Christmas With Connie: Connie Champagne brings Judy Garland back for a holiday concert at Martuni's

Christmas With Connie: Connie Champagne brings Judy Garland back for a holiday concert at Martuni's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 18, 2019

On Saturday December 21, cabaret chanteuse Connie Champagne returns to Martuni's to perform a Christmas concert as the iconic Judy Garland. Playing Garland has been a big part of Champagne's singing career.

Christmas with the Countess: Katya Smirnoff-Skyy's holiday concert at Feinstein's

Christmas with the Countess: Katya Smirnoff-Skyy's holiday concert at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 11, 2019

The Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on December 19 for a three-night stand in which she will usher in the holidays with songs, stories and strong cocktails designed to make your Yuletide gay.

The Skivvies: Underwear singing duo and guest-stars at Feinstein's

The Skivvies: Underwear singing duo and guest-stars at Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 26, 2019

Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley spend about half their working life in their underwear. Collectively known as The Skivvies, they'll perform 'Touch My Elf,' a one-night-only concert of holiday and pop song mashups at Feinstein's, with special guests.

Emily Skinner: one singular sensation

Emily Skinner: one singular sensation

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 26, 2019

Emily Skinner, the singer-actress known for a her breakout role in the underrated cult favorite 1997 musical 'Sideshow' performs a 5pm show on December 8 as part of the intimate Orinda Theatre cabaret series.

Steve Grand - hunky singer-songwriter plays Feinstein's

Steve Grand - hunky singer-songwriter plays Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 13, 2019

Steve Grand is returning to San Francisco for two concerts at Feinstein's at the Nikko. The adorably cute and openly gay singer-songwriter will appear on November 20 and 21 to perform a medley of hits from his two albums, and several cover songs.

Caissie Levy: 'Frozen,' family and Feinstein's

Caissie Levy: 'Frozen,' family and Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Oct 16, 2019

In the depths of the New York winter, Caissie Levy will be defrosted. Bay Area audiences can preview the thaw as Levy brings a mix of backstage stories and folk-pop arrangements of theater songs to Feinstein's at the Nikko.

Andy Mientus: Gentleman of the Canyon - Broadway star sings Joni Mitchell's classic album

Andy Mientus: Gentleman of the Canyon - Broadway star sings Joni Mitchell's classic album

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 9, 2019

Andy Mientus takes to the elegant stage of Feinstein's At the Nikko on October 12 and 13, for an evening of song devoted to the great folk rocker Joni Mitchell.

Tom Orr is the Greatest Show Queen

Tom Orr is the Greatest Show Queen

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 9, 2019

Tom Orr will sing for his supper at Martuni's when he offers The Greatest Showqueen, an evening of wild parodies of classic Broadway hits. The October 13 show is a comeback of sorts for Orr.

Michael Longoria Goes to the Movies

Michael Longoria Goes to the Movies

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 2, 2019

Michael Longoria, best known for his star turn as Frankie Valli in 'Jersey Boys' on Broadway, takes to the elegant stage of Feinstein's at the Nikko on October 16 for an evening of songs taken from the silver screen.

Branden and James: Classical crossover partners, on- and off-stage

Branden and James: Classical crossover partners, on- and off-stage

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Sep 30, 2019

There's a feeling of celebration around the return cello-vocal duo, husbands Branden James and James Clark., for this year's Pride. They'll play Friday and Saturday night shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko, and bring a new style to favorite songs.

Frances Ruffelle: Broadway singer Live(s) in San Francisco at Feinstein's

Frances Ruffelle: Broadway singer Live(s) in San Francisco at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 18, 2019

On September 27 and 28, Broadway baby Frances Ruffelle brings her show Frances Ruffelle Live(s) in New York to the elegant stage of Feinstein's at The Nikko, a show she performs monthly at Feinstein's in New York.

Gina Yashere and Friends at Freight and Salvage

Gina Yashere and Friends at Freight and Salvage

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 4, 2019

On Sunday, September 8 comic Gina Yashere returns to Freight and Salvage in Berkeley for a hilarious night of gay comedy. Yashere will be joined by fellow funny people Sampson McCormick, Karinda Dobbins, and Lisa Gedudig.