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New York: Jazz, Cabarets

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New York Jazz: Jazz Cabarets in New York

Café Carlyle

One of the pillars of New York’s cabaret scene is the great Café Carlyle in the historic Carlyle hotel. This is the crème de la crème of the cabaret experience; performers including Woody Allen, John Pizzarelli, and Christine Ebersole are the norm, and many Broadway stars grace the stage on a regular basis. Performers are generally engaged for 1-2 weeks, but some (like Woody Allen) do have regular weekly gigs. …more…

Don’t Tell Mama Cabaret and Piano Bar

A staple of the NYC cabaret scene, DTM features comedy and cabaret acts, with a heavy bent toward musical theater. Since its opening in 1982, DTM has presented a bevy of performers who have gone on to fame and fortune, as well as acts who began there and still perform regular sets in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret.

The seven nights-a-week open mike in the …more…

Feinstein’s at Loews Regency

Feinstein’s at Loews Regency is the definition of a world-class, intimate venue, with prices that match. The acts that play this Upper East Side venue are nothing short of the best. Tyne Daly, Betty Buckley, Alan Cumming, Jane Monheit, Patti LuPone and Vince Giordano are just a smattering of the big names who’ve graced Feinstein’s stage.

But buyer beware, do not go here for the food. And …more…

Metropolitan Room

The Metropolitan Room, a NYC cabaret spot, located near the Flatiron, features a potpourri of cabaret, musical theater and jazz performers nightly. Currently the Tuesday night home of jazz legend Annie Ross (of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross), the club also presents a bevy of New York’s cabaret elite each week and even a Streisand impersonator.

Cover charges run from $15-35 with a two-drink minimum per show. …more…

The Duplex

One of New York’s more historic (if not one of its classier) cabaret spaces, The Duplex is located in the heart of the West Village. It has been bringing almost non-stop entertainment to NYC for over 50 years (define “entertainment” as you will). ...more...