CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NYC: ALBERTO CARRION CELEBRATES CD RELEASE AT THE MET
Alberto Carrion, Spanish guitarist, will give a concert at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440), on Sunday, May 24th at 7:00 pm as part of a live tour celebrating the release of his new album "Poesia en el Pentagrama". Many European cities have already enjoyed this live show, and in this show Alberto will offer us a chance to see and hear this wonderful concert. His music is fused with Classic, Latin, Jazz and especially Flamenco. There is a $22.50 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
NYC: THE SHAUN PEACE BAND LIVE AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM
The Shaun Peace Band performs at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Sunday, May 24th at 9:30 pm. The band has been sweeping the nation with their flavorful, unique blend of Rock N' Roll, Blues, Reggae, and Funk. Shaun's classic rock/blues upbringing and his curiosity of different genres paved the way for his passionate guitar playing and catchy songwriting. Alongside his sister, Sarah the sibling duo began to raise eyebrows with their creative sound and style. As Mike Gales joined the band, the presence of funk began to emerge in the music. A sound he perfected whilst playing for the legendary 'George Clinton and The P-Funk'. Having performed over 250 shows in 2013 on a 10 month USA Tour, the band quickly began building a loyal fan base that spreads from coast to coast. They followed up in 2014 and embarked on 2 USA Tours that spread over 8 months and included shows in 35 States and over 60 Cities across the USA. Their Debut Album, "Finally Begin, " is set to release in 2015. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
NYC: ALL IN LOVE - CALVIN M. THOMPSON
Calvin M. Thompson once again delivers another evening of intimate love songs at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE(61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) on Sunday, May 24th at 6:30 pm. Ranging from smooth jazz, soul, and r&b, this collection of songs are dedicated to an evening of love. Musical direction by pianist Etsuko Tajima. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
NYC: GINGER MINJ - CROSSDRESSER FOR CHRIST - THE MUSICAL
Current RuPaul's Drag Race contestant Ginger Minj will make her New York City debut with the premiere of "Crossdresser For Christ - The Musical" at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). This night of preaching to the perverted runs Friday & Saturday, May 22nd & 23rd at 10:00 pm with a special drag brunch show on Sunday, May 24th at 4:00 pm. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth. And it was fabulous! So begins "Crossdresser For Christ - The Musical", a musical comedy that tracks Ginger Minj's quest for spiritual enlightenment in song and story. Raised as a Southern Baptist in Lake County, Florida the self-described "chubby little lady-boy" gets tired of having hell and damnation shoved down her throat. So she begins her own search for alternative answers. It is a wild and wacky journey that promises to have you on your knees before the night is over. A relig-ish experience. Ginger Minj has long reigned as The Comedy Queen of The South, with the pageant titles, including "Miss Gay United States 2013," "Miss National Comedy Queen 2012" and others. Originally from Leesburg, Florida, she now calls Orlando home. Minj cites classic funny ladies Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball as her idols. Ginger's future career goals, in addition to winning the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar," on "RuPaul's Drag Race" is to follow in the footsteps of similar plus-sized comedians like Melissa McCarthy and Rebel Wilson. And she's already got the acting credits; before becoming Ginger Minj, this talented performer was a child actor starring in a series of Christian movies and books on tape, and even won a Best Actor Award for the state of Florida in 2002. Tickets are $22 plus a $20 food/drink minimum. A $40 VIP ticket including priority seating and meet-and-greet is also available. To purchase tickets, call 212-352-3101 or visit http://www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
NYC: 54 SINGS GRAND HOTEL
Members of the original Broadway cast of 'Grand Hotel', including Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi, Tony nominee Timothy Jerome, Tony nominee Karen Akers, Brent Barrett, Ben George, Merwin Goldsmith, David Jackson, Ken Jennings, Hal Robinson, Meg Tolin Piper, David White, Penny Worth, Chip Zien, with Michael Choi, Joshua Dixon, Erin Marie, Chelsie Nectow, Michael Jayne Walker and Jackie Washam salute of this aristocratic score by Robert Wright & George Forrest, with additional music & lyrics by Maury Yeston (and a book by Luther Davis) at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Sunday, May 24th with performances at 7:00 & 9:30 pm. Grand Hotel has earned an indelible place in the pantheon of Broadway's most beloved musicals. "Who Couldn't Dance" to tunes such as "Maybe My Baby Loves Me," "Love Can't Happen" and "I Want to Go to Hollywood?" With musical direction by Alex Rybeck and dances supervised by Yvonne Marceau, original cast member and Tony nominee Walter Willison directs & hosts when this landmark musical finds new life on the 54 Below stage. There is a $40-$85 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.
NYC: JOE'S PUB PRESENTS JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND: LOVE IS CRAZY!
After sold-out performances in Paris, London, San Francisco, and Australia, Justin Vivian Bond returns to JOE'S PUB at THE PUBLIC THEATRE (425 Lafayette Street, NYC - 212-967-7555) on Friday through Monday (Memorial Day Weekrnd), Mat 22nd through 25th at 9:30 pm, with "Love is Crazy!", an evening in celebration of obsession, sex, romance and all their queer and mysterious complications. Accompanied by Nathann Carrera on guitar, Claudia Chopek on violin, and under the musical direction of Matt Ray, Mx Bond displays v's legendarily twisted wit, along with songs from Dendrophile and Silver Wells, numbers from v's stage and film appearances. Expect the unexpected because, let's face it, LOVE IS CRAZY!!! There is a $25 cover.
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