Thursday, March 15, 2012

Update from Producer, Tanya Moberly - March 14, 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 18th from 7-10:30PM! (Sign-Up Begins at 6:15.

The optional theme for the evening is “Coping Mechanisms”.

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

Our Guest Host/Pianist will be Matthew Martin Ward! Matthew is currently Musical Director for Janice Hall's “I'd Rather Be Doing This” at The Metropolitan Room, for which he co-wrote the title song. For more information, look for Matthew on Facebook.

Our Co-Host will be Kenneth Gartman! Kenneth just finished his debut show “Not Like The Other Cavemen” at Don't Tell Mama. For more information about his busy schedule as a Pianist, Vocal Coach and Musical Director:

Our Salon Spotlight will feature Susan Winter! Susan is a MAC and Bistro Award Winner and is once again nominated for a 2012 MAC Award for Female Vocalist. For more information:

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

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

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

April 1st:
Theme: These Foolish Things (Fools in Love, Class Clowns or Any Kind of Fool or Foolish) AND Salon will be holding it's First Annual Song Parody Competition! Judges & Prizes 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.

Visit our website at and look for us on Facebook!

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

Looking forward to seeing you all Sunday, March 18th!


Tanya Moberly

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