Cahoon, DeLaria, Winther, Jarrow and Conley Featured in March 12 Speakeasy

News   Cahoon, DeLaria, Winther, Jarrow and Conley Featured in March 12 Speakeasy The songs of John Lennon, Joni Mitchell, Rufus Wainwright and Stephin Merritt will be featured in the Speakeasy concert March 12 at Birdland.

The evening, according to press notes, will transform the legendary jazz club "into an old-school speakeasy with a new-fangled twist . . . [as] a host of Broadway's most unique personalities will take you back to the days of Billie Holliday, Nina Simone and Bobby Short." Show time is 7 PM. Those scheduled to perform include Lea DeLaria, Kevin Cahoon, Michael Winther, Lisa Jackson, Adam Dugas, Kyle Jarrow and Michael Conley. The singers will be backed by a four-piece band that boasts Michael Vecchio, Mike Jackson, Evan Tazner and Dan Tepfer.

Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a $10 food/drink minimum. Call (212) 581-3080 for reservations.

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