Jamie deRoy will host the 6 PM concert, which will feature performances by jazz vocalist Judy Barnett, songwriter Francesca Blumenthal, Luba Mason (Sunset Boulevard, Jekyll & Hyde) and Emmy winner Phoebe Kreutz ("Sesame Street"). Singer-songwriter Christine Lavin will be the evening's special guest. The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs is an "organization of business people in the cabaret industry, comprising club owners, booking agents, managers, journalists & publicists. Its original intent was 'to heighten the public's awareness of cabaret as an art form,' & to unify & empower the various cabarets around NYC." ASCAP is a membership association of more than "330,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers of every kind of music."
The Triad Theatre is located in Manhattan at 158 West 72nd Street. There is a $10 cover charge (free for MAC and ASCAP members); for reservations call (212) 465-2662 or e-mail RSVP@macnyc.com.