Thursday, March 8, 2012

Update from Producer, Tanya Moberly - March 8, 2012

SALON – that unique, MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING, Weekly Open Mic Event, created and hosted by Mark Janas returns to Etcetera, Etcetera - 352 West 44th Street, NYC 10036 – on Sunday, March 11th from 7-10:30PM! (Sign-Up Begins at 6:15.)

The optional theme for the evening is “One Hit Wonders”. That can apply to a pop tune, a song from a Broadway show from a 'one hit show' writing team or a song related to some kind of singular success story, fictional or non.

Remember, any material, on or off theme, is always welcome at Salon.

Our Co-Host will be 2012 MAC Award Nominee Kim Grogg! Kim has been nominated for Best Female Vocalist for her “One Hit Wonder Woman” show and will be bringing her Wonderful Entourage to Salon: Stevie Ray Watkins on Piano, Rain Collazo & Wendy Russell on Vocals and Special Guest Sidney Myer!

Our Salon Spotlight will feature “The Tango King of Finland” Amadeus Lundberg!

Classical Corner will feature Robert Schwartz, a Multiple Award Winning, San Francisco based concert pianist, playing Liszt!

Mark Janas and Andy Gale are once again offering their “Acting The Song” class, which will meet on Saturdays March 10th & March 17th from 12-3:30pm at Etcetera, Etcetera, 352 West 44th St, NYC. $90 for one class; $160 for both. For more information, contact Andy at 646-526-4376 or Mark at 646-246-5753.

Salon continues every Sunday (except April 8th)...

March 18th:
Theme: Coping Mechanisms
Guest Host/Pianist: Matthew Martin Ward
Co-Host: Kenneth Gartman
Salon Spotlight: Susan Winter

March 25th:
Theme: The Rat Pack
Co-Hosts: Terese Genecco & Shaynee Rainbolt

April 1st:
Theme: TBA
Co-Host: D.C. Anderson

April 8th: NO SALON

Salon is an ongoing open entertainment event in which singers, writers and musicians share their talent with each other and audience members.

There is a $10 cash cover collected at the door and a $15 food/drink minimum (cash or credit) per person. (For more information about Etcetera, Etcetera's delicious menu: There are no reservations; seating is on a first come/first served basis, Doors open and sign up begins at 6:15pm. The evening runs 7-10:30, with one intermission. If you would like to sign up to perform, see one the evening's 'Etceterettes' to fill out a card with your name, the name of your song, whether or not Mark will be playing for you and any upcoming events you'd like to promote. We do not present performers in order of sign-up, however, indicating requests as clearly and as early as possible as far as time restraints are concerned always makes everything much more possible. ALWAYS BRING SEVERAL SONG SELECTIONS to avoid duplication. All types of material, on or off theme are always welcome at Salon. We enthusiastically welcome instrumentalists, poets, playwrights, essayists, comics, illusionists and performance artists. Please limit your selections to three or four minutes in length (including introductions). Please also bring clear, complete charts for Mark to read. Sitting on the piano is not allowed, nor is flash photography. Please turn off all noise making devices and give performers your undivided attention.

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Thank you to our sponsors Dr. Garrett Bennett & Father Jeffrey Hamblin, MD!

Looking forward to seeing you all Sunday, March 11th!


Tanya Moberly

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