Category Archives: Tin Pan Alley songs

Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret: KJ McElrath Gives Tips For Great Lyric Writing–Join Us!

  Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email or RSS–thank you!     We appreciate your support! Welcome to Cabaret Tip … Continue reading

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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Cabaret Entertainment Tips Gleaned From Sophie Tucker and Al Jolson–Join Us!

  Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email or RSS–thank you!   We appreciate your support!     Fridays are … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–How Do You Find Songs For Your Cabaret Show? Join the Conversation!

The great Kaye Ballard singing the Fanny Brice classic, “My Man.”  If you would like to learn more about Ms. Ballard, there are several resources listed at the end of this video, and she has an excellent official website.  Enjoy! … 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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We Are Singing and Playing at Libby’s Restaurant on December 20th–Join Us!

If you happen to be in or near Milwaukie, Oregon tomorrow night, join us at Libby’s Restaurant for a fun jam session!  Here is the information: KJ and I will be singing at the following long-standing jazz jam session this … Continue reading

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Chuck Israels and Company at Tony Starlight’s

Got behind in my posting, but would like to mention that KJ and I saw Chuck Israels and his fabulous band and group of singers at Tony Starlight’s on November 5th.  (Chuck was one of KJ’s college music instructors!)  The … Continue reading

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Saw Jerry Stuart’s The Poets Of Tin Pan Alley

Just a quick note that KJ and I went to Tony Starlight’s last night and saw Jerry Stuart’s new show, The Poets of Tin Pan Alley, and have to say we enjoyed it very much.  Loved the picture of a … Continue reading

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We’re Performing With Puddin’ River Jazz Band In Salem This Sunday, October 9th–Come Join Us!

Here is the scoop on our gig on Sunday, October 9, 2011: Who:        KJ and Athena McElrath with Puddin’ River Jazz Band What:       Performance at the Willamette Valley Jazz Society Where:      Salem Eagles                 2771 Pence Loop SE                 Salem, … Continue reading

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A Recap On Libby’s Restaurant Jazz Jam Session

Just a quick note to let you know we had a lot of fun on Tuesday night at Libby’s.  This is such a casual atmostphere, just very relaxed and friendly.  There was a big house, and the audience was very … Continue reading

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We Are Singing and Playing at Libby’s Restaurant on October 4th–Join Us!

We had so much fun the last time that we’re doing it again!  Here is the information: KJ and I will be singing at the following long-standing jazz jam session this Tuesday, October 4, 2011: Who:      Just Athena and KJ … Continue reading

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