Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Update from Producer Tanya Moberly - August 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, August 12th from 7-10:30PM! (Sign-Up Begins at 6:15.)

The optional theme for the evening is “Another Kind of Light.” Bring in a song about sunshine, candlelight, electricity or seeing things from a new or different perspective.

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

Our Guest Host will be Kenneth Gartman! Kenneth is currently the Musical Director for “Rev. Yolanda’s Old Time Gospel Hour” which has two more performances at The Duplex (61 Christopher St NYC, (212) 255-5438) August 16th at 9:30 and August 26th at 6:30. For more information: /

Our Co-Host will be Broadway Veteran and MAC and Bistro Award Winner Raissa Katona Bennett! Raissa will be at Feinstein’s (540 Park Avenue (at 61st St) NYC, 212-339-4095) August 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th at 8pm releasing her new CD “Another Kind of Light”, Raissa is also the Executive Producer of The Concerts for City Greens, a non-profit endeavor dedicated to the greening of New York City while bringing live music to new audiences. (The next concert is scheduled for September 12th with a rain date of September 13th.) If you order tickets for her Aug 22nd or Aug 23rd show and use the code GREEN, Feinstein’s will donate their service fee to The Concerts For City Greens. For more information: /

The Salon Spotlight will feature MAC Award Nominated Edd Clark and Multiple MAC Award Winner Sue Matsuki! Edd and Sue will be at Don’t Tell Mama (343 West 46th St, NYC, 212-757-0788) with their new show “It’s Us Again” on August 14th and August 21st at 7pm. For more information: / /

Salon continues every Sunday (except Sept 2nd)…

August 19th: 
Theme: Then and Now / Remembrances and Anniversaries – Celebrating Seven Years of Salon!
Co-Hosts: Salon Charter Members: Jeffrey Biering, Donna Coney Island, Kristin Maloney, Chris Weikel and Stephen Wilde

August 26th: 
Theme: Happy Birthday, Mr. Bernstein
Co-Host: TBA

September 2nd: NO SALON

September 9th:
Theme: TBA
Co-Host: TBA

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 and Father Jeffrey Hamblin, MD!

Plus! There is an exciting night of One Acts being produced by The Abingdon Theatre Company at Father Hamblin’s Christ Church of Bay Ridge on Saturday, August 25th!  Visit

Looking forward to seeing you all Sunday, August 12th!


Tanya Moberly Salon Producer

P.S. If you would like to remove your name from or add a name to our mailing list please email us.

-Sierra Rein
Blogette for The Salon
Please email me.

No comments:

Post a Comment