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Natalie Douglas: the singer's family reconnection & Roberta Flack tribute at Feinstein's concerts

Natalie Douglas: the singer's family reconnection & Roberta Flack tribute at Feinstein's concerts

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Aug 28, 2019

"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," is one of those songs that's pretty much guaranteed to swell the emotions. Natalie Douglas sings it next weekend during her Roberta Flack tribute shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko, with a renewed family connection.

Veronica Klaus: The much-missed chanteuse returns to Martuni's

Veronica Klaus: The much-missed chanteuse returns to Martuni's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 21, 2019

It's been several years since singer Veronica Klaus, for many years a fixture on the San Francisco cabaret scene, departed these shores for new adventures in upstate New York. But on August 31 and September 1, Klaus returns to the city where it all began.

Caitlin Gill:  Comic comes home

Caitlin Gill: Comic comes home

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 7, 2019

Stand-up comic and former San Francisco resident Caitlin Gill returns to the scene of the crime on Friday August 16, when she'll appear with fellow comics Jackie Kashian and Chris Fairbanks at the Verdi Club.

Celebrating A Star is Born: Popular musical films get a cabaret tribute at Feinstein's

Celebrating A Star is Born: Popular musical films get a cabaret tribute at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 31, 2019

On August 9 and 10, a tribute to a trio of musical films makes a cabaret debut when Feinstein's at The Nikko presents 'A Star Is Born: The Concert,' a show which will offer live performances of songs from three versions of the story.

Carole Cook: the legendary actress returns for REAF benefit concert

Carole Cook: the legendary actress returns for REAF benefit concert

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 31, 2019

Carole Cook, the veteran actress who toured Australia as Dolly Levi, who played "everything from Medea to Mame," returns for her twenty-fifth performance at the REAF Help is on the Way benefit concert, August 18 at the Herbst Theatre.

Ryan Raftery: The comic actor-singer cooks up Martha Stewart

Ryan Raftery: The comic actor-singer cooks up Martha Stewart

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 17, 2019

Comic actor Ryan Raftery's one-man musical, 'The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Martha Stewart' brings recipes and song parodies to Feinstein's.

Broadway Bares @ DNA Lounge

Broadway Bares @ DNA Lounge

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 18, 2019

"Wham!" "Blam!" Thank you ma'am (and sir). On Sunday night, The Richmond Ermet Aid Foundation sponsored its fourth annual Broadway Bares. San Francisco Strips IV, the Comic Strips edition, wowed a sold-out crowd at DNA Lounge on Sunday June 16.

Clusterfest's GLBT comics shine

Clusterfest's GLBT comics shine

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 18, 2019

The third annual Clusterfest, presented by Comedy Central, takes over the Bill Graham Auditorium and Civic Center Plaza this Friday through Sunday. The notably diverse three-day line-up features some of the most interesting queer comedians working today.

Garrett Clayton: TV and film fave on his new trio cabaret show

Garrett Clayton: TV and film fave on his new trio cabaret show

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 12, 2019

"It's the worst thing to watch someone jerking off their ego on stage," says actor Garrett Clayton, discussing how he came up with his non-jerky shared debut cabaret act which he brings to Feinstein's at the Nikko on June 21 and 22.

Tom Reardon - His Honor the Cabaret Star

Tom Reardon - His Honor the Cabaret Star

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 15, 2019

Tom Reardon returns to Feinstein's at The Nikko for his eighth show on May 16 and 17. The singer, who also performs in musical theater, will offer his usual eclectic mix of songs: everything from The Great American Songbook to Bob Dylan and Fleetwood Mac.

Funny Lady -  Maureen McVerry at Oasis

Funny Lady - Maureen McVerry at Oasis

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 8, 2019

On Saturday May 18, funny lady Maureen McVerry will perform 'Verry McVerry 2019,' her ever-evolving, long-running cabaret act, at Oasis. It's a show that she has performed for an impressive 25 years.

Michael Feinstein celebrates the Great American Songbook

Michael Feinstein celebrates the Great American Songbook

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 1, 2019

An esteemed interpreter of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein will appear at the club which bears his name. Beginning May 9 (and just in time for Mother's Day), Feinstein will perform five shows at Feinstein's at The Nikko.

Nancy And Beth - The girls in the band

Nancy And Beth - The girls in the band

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • May 1, 2019

Alongside their film and television careers, Megan Millally and Stephanie Hunt lead the band Nancy And Beth (upper case A, thank you!), which returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for three shows this weekend following a sold-out gig in 2013.

Brent Barrett - Broadway star's 'Night Songs'

Brent Barrett - Broadway star's 'Night Songs'

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Apr 17, 2019

Brent Barrett, known for his performances in 'The Phantom of the Opera,' has not named his solo cabaret show after the half-masked man's signature number "The Music of the Night." Instead, it's called "Night Songs."