Catalina Bar & Grill, Los Angeles's leading jazz club, announced today the return of Tasty Tuesdays," the longest-running weekly jazz event in Hollywood. The popular series recommences on March 6th and will run for 12 weeks.
Hosted by Michael Konik & His Tasty Band, Tasty Tuesdays" has become the premier showcase for some of Los Angeles's leading jazz and blues vocal talents, many of whom relish the opportunity to perform upon Catalina's famous red velvet stage. Catalina Popescu, proprietor of the club, said, We are delighted to welcome back Michael Konik & His Tasty Band and all the wonderful guest stars they feature for a third year! Michael is a charming singer and host. He and the talented musicians who join him have made Tuesdays one of our favorite nights. Every week is different and every week is fun."
Michael Konik's Tasty Band is: Michael Konik (vocals), Eli Brueggemann (piano), Tim Emmons (bass), Ken Park (drums), and Kim Richmond (reeds).
Konik, a best-selling author and well-known television personality -- he is the expert analyst on FoxSports poker broadcasts -- is an enthusiastic supporter of local jazz artists. I love singing with my Tasty Band," he said. But I'm also proud to present living legends, undiscovered newcomers, and a diverse group of talented artists who deserve a larger audience."
The season opens on March 6th with the Tony Award-winning icon, LINDA HOPKINS, followed on the 13th by the Filipina singing sensation CHARMAINE CLAMOR, and the queen of LA jazz and blues, BARBARA MORRISON. The month concludes with rising star JULIE DAY, whose last performance at Tasty Tuesdays earned her a rave review in the Los Angeles Times.
Here is the complete schedule of guest stars:
March 6: LINDA HOPKINS
March 13: CHARMAINE CLAMOR
March 20: BARBARA MORRISON
March 27: JULIE DAY
April 3: THELMA JONES
April 10: ESTAIRE GODINEZ
April 17: MARK WINKLER
April 24: JOE CROYLE
May 1: MARILYN KING
May 8: DAVID BASSE
May 15: PAT TUZZOLINO
May 22: CHARMAINE CLAMOR
WHAT: Tasty Tuesdays," with Michael Konik & His Tasty Band
WHERE: Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, 90028
WHEN: March 6-May 22
HOW MUCH: $15, plus food or drinks
MORE INFO: 323/466-2210