Category Archives: Saloon Singers

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–Writing Patter? Join Us!

The great saloon singer Hugh Shannon performing live in Manhattan.  I adore his voice and piano playing, and seeing these videos of him performing live is just delicious!  He has selections included in the three-disc anthology called The Erteguns’ New York: New … Continue reading

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Cabaret Soiree Cabaret Blog Link Party At McElrath Cabaret–Join Us, Won’t You?

  Welcome to the McElrath Cabaret Soiree Linkup Party!  We invite you, if you have a cabaret blog, to link up and join us.  If you are a cabaret enthusiast, we encourage you to click on the links and get to … Continue reading

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Cabaret Soiree Cabaret Blog Link Party At McElrath Cabaret–Join Us!

  Welcome to the McElrath Cabaret Soiree Linkup Party!  We invite you, if you have a cabaret blog, to link up and join us.  If you are a cabaret enthusiast, we encourage you to click on the links and get to … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question At McElrath Cabaret–Join Us Today!

Julie Wilson’s website for more information about this wonderful performer!   Wednesday is the day of the week when we at McElrath Cabaret will post a cabaret question for the consideration of our readers. It will have something to do … Continue reading

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From Broadway To Hollywood: A Celebration Of Song–Our New Cabaret Show!

Athena McElrath and KJ McElrath of McElrath Cabaret would like to invite you to our new Cabaret show for the 2012 season.  Entitled “From Broadway To Hollywood:  A Celebration Of Song,” it is a show created with songs from classic … Continue reading

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Lessons Gleaned About Cabaret and Performance From Bobby Short

KJ and I have long been admirers of the work of Bobby Short.  I recently got a copy of his autobiography, entitled “Bobby Short:  The Life and Times of a Saloon Singer,” with Robert Mackintosh, and I would encourage any … Continue reading

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What Is A Saloon Singer?

We’ve had the good fortune to watch a DVD of a recording made of a set the legendary cabaret performer Mabel Mercer recorded at Cleo’s Restaurant in New York City in 1979 entitled “Mabel Mercer:  A Singer’s Singer,” and the performance … Continue reading

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