The 30th anniversary season at the famed Manhattan nightspot will kick off with veteran crooner Jack Jones, who will perform Sept. 9-19. Jones will be followed by original Nine and Grand Hotel star Karen Akers. Akers will present an all-Cole Porter program, which is simply titled "Akers Sings Porter," Sept. 22-Oct. 24.
Paula West and the George Mesterhazy Quartet will then hold court Oct. 27-Nov. 14.
The year will conclude with Algonquin favorite Andrea Marcovicci, who will celebrate the Johnny Mercer centenary in her latest act. Marcovicci will offer "Skylark: Marcovicci Sings Mercer" Nov. 17-Dec. 26.
Currently scheduled for 2010 are Bill Charlap and Sandy Stewart; Steve Ross; KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler; and Maude Maggart.
The Algonquin Hotel is located in Manhattan at 59 West 44th Street. Call (212) 419-9331 for reservations; visit www.algonquinhotel.com for more information.