The Rrazz Room at hotel Nikko is a sophisticated night club offering the finest in the world class cabaret, jazz, comedy and popular music entertainment.
KAREL STANDS UP!
Uncensored, Unfiltered, Unhinged. Be prepared for the fastest and funniest two hours allowed by law as Karel Stands Up v6.0 hits the stage. Biting wit, splitting comedy, painful truths and hysterical life stories (and even a few parody songs thrown in) makes the stage show everything his radio show is and more. Karel is the host of the syndicated "The Karel Show" heard in San Francisco on KKGN Green960, Santa Cruz/Monterey on KRXA 540 AM, KYNS San Luis Obispo and KJRB Spokane. He has had #1 talk shows at Citadel/ABC's flagship station, KGO AM 810 San Francisco (#1 overall station) and for KFI AM 640 Los Angeles. Entertainment reporter and film critic for KNX 1070 Los Angeles (CBS), panelist on major news shows, columnist for the HuffingtonPost.com and fill in host for the likes of Bill Press on his national show, columnist for magazines such as Billboard and Advocate, his book of essays "You Can't Say That" published by Alyson Press was called one of the most biting of its time. His music is available at iTunes and other online stores and he maintains a blog, podcasts and message boards at www.thekarelshow.com. But it's the Karel that's live and on stage that is an instant sensation for anyone that sees him. Unafraid and uninhibited, Karel attacks the stage using current events as a springboard for comedy that has been compared to some of the greatest political and social satirists of all time. Don't miss it when Karel Stands Up near you.
Mon, Oct 4, 8pm
#glbt #political #social #satire #comedy
Something Cool With The Tammy Hall Trio
Join award-winning vocalist Veronica Klaus at her Rrazz Room debut! Veronica Klaus delivers a sizzling night of swinging jazz, romantic classics and soulful ballads with that extra Something Cool! Veronica is a critically acclaimed chanteuse who evokes the glamour and mystique of studio-era leading ladies with a bit of cool June Christy style, a glimmer of fiery blues inflections, and a voice that is purely her own. Join Veronica Klaus, renowned pianist Tammy Hall and her trio (including Daniel Fabricant on bass and Al Marshall on drums) for a very special evening of fire and ice: Something very Cool.
Tue, Oct 5, 8pm
#glbt #drag #jazz #cabaret
REBECCA PARRIS & THE GEORGE MESTERHAZY TRIO
Rebecca Parris was born in Newton, Massachusetts on December 28, 1951. She was born of a family of musicians and educators. Rebecca performed from the age of 6, mostly in musical theatre. Her parents encouraged her to pursue the study of music. She studied with world-famous vocal coach, Blair MacClosky (her uncle) and attended the Boston Conservatory. Rebecca started her professional career in music working with various top 40's bands in the Northeast. She found that she preferred singing jazz and embarked upon a career in the jazz world. Rebecca has performed all over the world with her own groups, as well as with some of jazz's greatest legends, including Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Terry Gibbs, David "Fathead" Newman, Norman Simmons. Harold Jones, Andy Simpkins, Gerry Wiggins, Bill Cunliffe, Red Mitchell, Buster Cooper, Nat Pierce, and many others.
George Mesterhazy, an East coast pianist who is well known among the tight-knit casino entertainment industry, earned a Grammy® nomination performing with Shirley Horn on her album Loving You. He's also recorded with jazz vocalist Rebecca Parris and performed frequently at the Cape May Jazz Festival. Mr. Mesterhazy currently collaborates with the wonderful Paula West.
Wed-Thu, Oct 6-7, 8pm
#jazz #theatre #greatameericanstandards #cabaret
Spend An Evening With The Lead Vocalist Of One Of The Most Famous Music Groups Of The '60s
Broadway entertainer, Tony nominee, teenage idol and international sensation, Davy Jones is finally coming to SAN FRANCISCO! With 70 million plus albums sold, his repetoire includes hits such as "Last Train to Clarksville," "Pleasant Valley Sunday," "I'm a Believer," "Daydream Believer" and "Stepping Stone." From vast Las Vegas stages to family amphitheaters like Disney World and Busch Gardens, his talent and appeal crosses cultural and generational boundaries. With humor and friendly familiarity, he continues to woo audiences to this day. Davy Jones now brings his show to the most intimate of settings - our very own RRazz room. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic that only Davy Jones brings to the stage.
Fri, Oct 8, 8pm; Sat, Oct 9, 7 and 9:30pm; Sun, Oct 10, 7pm
#pop #teenidol #themonkees #popcultureclassic