St Patrick’s Day, brings out the Irish, but March is Cabaret month. In 2013 mayor Michael Bloomberg officially decreed and this edict was welcomed by the cabaret community. On March 13th The Bistro Awards will be held at The Gotham Comedy Club at 208 West 23rd Street at 6:30. On March 28th The MAC Awards will be held at BB Kings at 7pm.
92nd Street Y: Corner of East 92nd Street and Lexington Ave. 3/17 Ariel Levy in Conversation with Lena Dunham; 3/18, 3/9 and 3/20 Lyrics & Lyricists – Baby, Dream Your Dream: Dorothy Fields and the Women of the American Songbook; 3/21 Will Friedwald’s Clip Joint: Scenes from the American Songbook and 3/27 Blue Bloods 150th Episode Celebration – Screening and Conversation with the Cast.
BB King Blues Club and Grill: 237 West 42 St. 3/4 David Cassidy; 3/17 Larry Kirwan and 3/18 Martha Reeves and Vandellas.
Birdland Jazz: 315 West 44 St. Every Monday Jim Caruso’s Cast Party; Every Sunday Eric Comstock; 3/1 – 4 John Pizzarelli Trio; 3/6 Karen Mason Celebrates the CD Release of “It’s About Time;” 3/13 Jeremy Schonfeld Hosts “Songwriter Circle” Featuring Paul Scott Goodman, Neil Berg, Gabe Violett, Rita Harvey, Selda Said & Derek Gregor; 3/19 Eric Comstock + Barbara Fasano; 3/20 Steve Ross; 3/23 FLEURINE; 3/27 Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella With Special Guest Kelli O’Hara and 3/28 – 4/1 Eliane Elias.
Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge: 955 West End Ave at 107th St. and West End Ave. Mondays : Open Mic with Craig Pomranz and Sarah Rice.
Don’t Tell Mama: 343 W. 46 St. Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Chatterbox every Thursday with guests that have yet to have been announced; 3/16 Vicki Phillips: To Life And Rainbows; 3/18 Sue Matsuki: Coming Home To Mama; 3/20 Love Letter: Joe Iconis & Lauren Marcus Do Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash; 3/24 Phyllis Pastore Returns! and 3/25 Julie Reyburn: Fate Is Kind.
Feinstein’s/54 Below: 254 West 54 St. 3/3 – 4 Melissa Manchester; 3/18 and 3/14- 16 Carmen Cusack; 3/9 – 11 Linda Eder; 3/12 Mandy Gonzalez; 3/17 – 18 and 4/1 Tony Danza: Stories and Standards; 3/18 Chopin Meets Broadway with Peisha McPhee and Sergiu Tuhutiu and 3/24 -29 Micky Dolenz: A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Metropolitan Room: 34 W. 22 St. Every Tuesday Annie Ross; 3/4 and 3/18 Baby Jane Dexter: Body And Soul; 3/17 Stacy Sullivan: A Night at the Troubadour; 3/24 Marissa Mulder and 3/28 Adrienne Haan.
Salon: 352 West 44th St. Sunday: Open Mic with different performers, created and hosted by Mark Janas with Tanya Moberly.
Stage 72: (formerly The Triad) 158 W. 72 St. Spamilton, closed on Monday’s.
The Cutting Room: 44 E. 32 St. 3/1 Vinny Pastore’s Gangster with special guests Killer Joe and Dina Regine; 3/2 Nashville to New York: An Intimate Evening with Hit Songwriters and 3/5 LOUIS-AND-ELLA! By Trent Armand Kendall.
The Town Hall: 123 West 43 St. 3/4 Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux; 3/18 The Cameraman Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks and 3/27 Broadway By The Year: The 1940’S (Rodgers & Hammerstein, Kurt Weill, Leonard Bernstein).