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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.

Nightlife Events  Dec 12-19, 2019

Nightlife Events Dec 12-19, 2019

  • by Events Editor
  • Dec 11, 2019

We're serving up comedy, music, drag and drinks in this week's nightlife calendar.

Sheryl Lee Ralph: the Dreamgirl returns

Sheryl Lee Ralph: the Dreamgirl returns

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Dec 4, 2019

Sheryl Lee Ralph burst into international fame on Broadway as Dreamgirls' original Deena Jones, and she returns to San Francisco to perform with other stars in the annual Help Is On the Way for the Holidays benefit concert on December 9.

Harry Partch at Opus: How the iconoclastic composer performed at a 1950s San Francisco gay bar

Harry Partch at Opus: How the iconoclastic composer performed at a 1950s San Francisco gay bar

  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Nov 26, 2019

On the list of things that made composer Harry Partch unique, sexuality is admittedly a minor factor. More unusually, he gave two talks on his music at Opus One, which was both a classical music bar and gay bar in North Beach.

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.

Tracks of her Tears:  Oasis pays tribute to rock legend Linda Ronstadt

Tracks of her Tears: Oasis pays tribute to rock legend Linda Ronstadt

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 20, 2019

On Sunday, November 24, SoMa nightclub Oasis will host a tribute concert to rock legend Linda Ronstadt. The show features an all-star line-up of talent, including local legends Leigh Crow, Ruby Vixenn, Heklina, and others.

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.

Marc Almond: SexCells pop night at the Castro Theatre

Marc Almond: SexCells pop night at the Castro Theatre

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Oct 16, 2019

The Castro Theatre will be hopping on October 26 with SexCells, featuring Marc Almond, TR/ST, Hercules & Love Affair (playing a DJ set) and other talents.

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.

Debbie Harry Faces It: Blondie singer's memoir and fan art

Debbie Harry Faces It: Blondie singer's memoir and fan art

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 9, 2019

Blondie cofounders Debbie Harry and Chris Stein were guests at the Arts & Ideas series hosted by the Jewish Community Center on October 3, to discuss Harry's memoir, 'Face It.'

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.