NYC nightlife covers a wide variety of entertainments, including parties, dancing, films, concerts, live theatre, opera, dance and so much more. The socialites and jet set enjoy sophisticated and lively entertainment, and this is why you will often find them in cabaret clubs.
Cabaret acts usually perform in a restaurant or nightclub, and the acts revolve around song, with comedy, drama and often dance thrown in the 풀싸롱 mix to keep it communicating with the audience. The music of choice in these clubs is jazz. The singer may be accompanied by a single piano or by an entire big band, depending on the performer and the venue.
There are several different cabaret clubs that make up a vibrant part of NYC nightlife. Some clubs only book headliner acts, while others are open to all.
Birdland is one of the greats when it comes to NYC
nightlife. Named after the famous alto saxophonist Charlie Parker in 1949 and originally located on Broadway, today’s Birdland is situated in midtown Manhattan. It still features some of the best jazz performers in the business including Pat Metheny, John Pizzarelli and others.
The Cafe Carlyle is another cabaret haunt of New York socialites. Opened in 1955, this was the performance home for the legendary cabaret performer Bobby Short.
Don’t Tell Mama’s is one of New York City’s hotspots. Known for its cabaret, it also features a famous piano bar, where amazing parties are held. Often after their performances on Broadway, Broadway stars and cast members head to Don’t Tell Mama’s to drink and sing, sharing their talent with everyone lucky enough to be in the room.
Feinstein’s at Loews Regency is a favorite supper club most popular with those in the know about NYC nightlife. Enjoy the food, the music and the sophistication that emanates from this great cabaret club. The man himself, Michael Feinstein, plays every December for the entire month at his wonderful club.