FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed Best of New York" by New York Magazine and an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post will continue its Fall 2011 season with the first New York joint engagement of the club's founder MICHAEL FEINSTEIN and critically acclaimed vocalist LINDA EDER. The two powerhouse performers will share the spotlight in their show Two For The Road." The evening will feature classics from Harold Arlen, George Gershwin and Sammy Cahn; hits from newer writers like Peter Allen, Joni Mitchell and Michel Legrand; and selections from Michael's upcoming CD The Sinatra Legacy. Music Director Billy Jay Stein will conduct a seven piece band. The show will run September 6 to October 1 at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer dubbed The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200-plus shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. Feinstein is nationally recognized for his commitment to celebrating America's popular song and preserving its legacy for the next generation. He serves on the Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Board.
Feinstein's earned his fifth Grammy Award nomination in 2009 for The Sinatra Project, his Concord Records CD celebrating the music of Ol' Blue Eyes." A new PBS concert special, The Sinatra Legacy, is currently airing across the country, with a companion CD to be released in October. Last year's PBS series Michael Feinstein's American Songbookin which he uncovers treasures of classic American musicis now available on DVD, with an additional disc of bonus features. The series, the recipient of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Television Broadcast Award, will return with six primetime episodes in 2012. Recently, he released the CDs The Power Of Twocollaborating with Glee" and 30 Rock" star Cheyenne Jacksonand Cheek To Cheek, recorded with Broadway legend Barbara Cook. His newest recording is We Dreamed These Days, featuring the Carmel Symphony Orchestra; Feinstein co-wrote the title song with Dr. Maya Angelou. Starting in 2010, he also took over as director of Jazz and Popular Song Series at New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center. Feinstein serves as Artistic Director of the Palladium Center for the Performing Arts, a $170 million, three-theatre venue in Carmel, Indiana, which opened in January 2011. For more information, please visit www.michaelfeinstein.com.
LINDA EDER has performed for sold-out crowds and venues across the country and throughout Europe. Her concerts have been televised on Bravo and PBS. Trail Mix," her primetime Animal Planet special, was a natural extension of her love of animals. Linda has performed at many prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Davies Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Wolftrap and the Ravinia Festival.
This Minnesota farm girl has captivated audiences with a versatile style and repertoire that covers Standards, Broadway, jazz, pop and country. With nine solo albums and five cast recordings to her credit, Eder continues to expand her range. Her career soared after appearing on Star Search in the 1987 season, where she won for an unprecedented 12 consecutive weeks. This TV success led to a leading role on Broadway as Lucy Harris in Jekyll & Hyde, where she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album and soon established a vital niche as America's most popular and acclaimed new interpreter of pop standards and theatrical songs with such releases as And So Much More, It's No Secret Anymore, Christmas Stays The Same, Gold, Storybook, Broadway My Way and By Myself: The Songs of Judy Garland. Most recently, Linda crowns her two-decade recording career on a new album, Now, which reunites Eder with Broadway and pop composer Frank Wildhorn. The new release marks the musical return of this legendary team after six years.
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will present MICHAEL FEINSTEIN and LINDA EDER from Tuesday, September 6 through Saturday, October 1. There are shows from Tuesday through Thursday at 8:30 PM and Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 PM and 10:30 PM. All performances have a $95.00 cover charge with $175.00 premium seats and $250 up-front seats available. All shows have a $40.00 food and beverage minimum. Jackets are suggested but not required. The club is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street in New York City. For ticket reservations and club information, please call (212) 339-4095 or visit us online at Feinsteinsatloewsregency.com and TicketWeb.com.