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Amy & Freddy - Holiday cabaret duo's at Oasis

Amy & Freddy - Holiday cabaret duo's at Oasis

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Dec 5, 2018

You better think twice if you're expecting anything less than silly fun holiday camp from the consummate piano and vocal duo Amy & Freddy, when they play at Oasis on Sunday, December 16.

Aaron Lazar: playing Dad

Aaron Lazar: playing Dad

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Dec 5, 2018

It's been 18 years since Aaron Lazar last passed through San Francisco on a Broadway tour. He's in 'Dear Evan Hansen' at the Curran through December 30, and has a solo engagement at Feinstein's at the Nikko on December 17.

20 Questions with Shawn Ryan - the Cabaret star plays multiple Bay Area gigs

20 Questions with Shawn Ryan - the Cabaret star plays multiple Bay Area gigs

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 28, 2018

As he prepares for his November 30 show at Oakland's Sound Room (which is already sold out) and his December 9 show at Guerneville's Main St. Station, singer, actor and naughty comedian Shawn Ryan answered a volley of questions for the Bay Area Reporter.

Christine Andreas - From Broadway to Paris at the Venetian Room

Christine Andreas - From Broadway to Paris at the Venetian Room

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 20, 2018

Christine Andreas, elle ne parle pas francais. While the acclaimed soprano's Bay Area Cabaret performance, at the Venetian Room on December 2, is a tribute to iconic French singer Edith Piaf, Andreas doesn't speak the Little Sparrow's native tongue.

The Return Of Lavender Country - Triple bill of tasty twangin' tunes

The Return Of Lavender Country - Triple bill of tasty twangin' tunes

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 14, 2018

Lavender Country, the first gay country band, featuring Patrick Haggerty, returns to the Bay Area On Nov. 18. The now-revived band will perform at The Ivy Room with LGBT bands The Secret Emchy Society and Velvetta.

Troye Story: Pop singer Troye Sivan's gay context examined

Troye Story: Pop singer Troye Sivan's gay context examined

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Oct 24, 2018

When I attend the Tory Sivan concert Nov. 1, I suspect that some of his millennial fans may cast suspicious sidelong glances at me. "What is this balding guy our fathers' age doing here," they may ask each other. "Is he some kind of perv?"

Camp concert:  'Liberace and Liza Live' at Feinstein's

Camp concert: 'Liberace and Liza Live' at Feinstein's

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 5, 2018

On September 13, two show business legends will take to the stage of Feinstein's at the Nikko when Liberace And Liza Live! A Tribute comes to the club for what promises to be a gay night of entertainment.

Daniel Reichard: singer-actor talks Broadway and Burning Man

Daniel Reichard: singer-actor talks Broadway and Burning Man

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Aug 29, 2018

In what's likely to be a classic, only-in-San Francisco juxtaposition, Reichard expects a passel of playa-goers to convene in the significantly more straight-laced climes of Feinstein's at the Nikko not long after the Burn.

Joey Dosik:  singer-songwriter's 'Inside Voice'

Joey Dosik: singer-songwriter's 'Inside Voice'

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Aug 22, 2018

"Never in my wildest dreams did I think someone would hear my music coming out of a loudspeaker at a Wingstop in Jakarta," singer-songwriter Joey Dosik, still wide-eyed at the memory of a message he received from a fan.

Help is on the Way XXIV @ Herbst Theater

Help is on the Way XXIV @ Herbst Theater

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Aug 22, 2018

Help is on the Way, the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation's 24th popular concert benefit series, held August 19 at the Herbst Theater, welcomed many favorite returning singers and musicians.

Aish: music artist reflects on love, family and loss on debut album

Aish: music artist reflects on love, family and loss on debut album

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 15, 2018

On August 23 the single-named Aish will take to the stage of Rickshaw Stop to perform songs from Mother, his debut album. The album, now available, features an eclectic mix of sounds: haunting vocals, strings, harp and electronics.

Lands' sakes! 'Pink' choices among Outside Lands' packed lineup

Lands' sakes! 'Pink' choices among Outside Lands' packed lineup

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Aug 1, 2018

Next weekend, the west end of Golden Gate Park plays host to the eleventh edition of Outside Lands. While Sunday night closer Janet Jackson is an obvious draw for queer audiences, we went panning for pink and came up with a few golden choices.

Kim Nalley: the acclaimed jazz vocalist's at Feinstein's

Kim Nalley: the acclaimed jazz vocalist's at Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Aug 1, 2018

The free flow of lateral thinking, a sense of artistic freedom, the time to refine one's craft: these are among the elements that make for a fertile scene, says Kim Nalley, the acclaimed Bay Area jazz vocalist, who performs at Feinstein's August 2-12.

David Burnham: vocal stage star at Feinstein's

David Burnham: vocal stage star at Feinstein's

  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jul 18, 2018

David Burnham, the star of several hit Broadway musicals, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a night of songs with a personal touch.