Radio Free Birdland! Welcome Back!
Every Tuesday & Thursday @ 7:00 pm
Tickets available at: https://events.broadwayworld.com/event/
Birdland, in association with www.BroadwayWorld.com, is proud to present “Radio Free Birdland,” a pay-per-view concert series featuring a slew of exciting Broadway, jazz and cabaret performers. Each show will be filmed with three cameras, state-of-the-art sound, socially distanced musicians, and…no audience! Look at this line up!
And watch this site for future show dates for:
Paulo Szot, Kate Rockwell, Aisha de Haas, Jessica Vosk, Nikki Renee Daniels, Matt Baker & Nicole Zuraitis, Christopher Sieber, Janis Siegel, Michael West as Kenn Boisinger, Amanda Green, Houston Person, The Skivvies, Christina Bianco, Gabrielle Stravelli, and many more.
A new show will be aired every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00 pm.
Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events. The “Radio Free Birdland” Concert Series will be presented on the BroadwayWorld Events streaming platform. Longtime Birdland staffers Ryan Paternite produces and directs and Jim Caruso serves as producer.
A brief history about the name: During the Cold War in 1950, “Radio Free Europe” began broadcasting news and jazz recordings to nations imprisoned behind the Iron Curtain, sustaining morale and providing entertainment. Similarly, the producers at Birdland look forward to bringing extraordinary talent to the masses who are quarantined in their homes during the pandemic.
Birdland has been bringing live music to New York City since it’s opening in 1949. The iconic club made its name booking premier jazz acts on the stage, and has since included Broadway, pop, cabaret and comedy on the roster. For the first time since quarantine started, the Birdland family is excited to be one of the first live music venues in New York City to virtually re-open for twice-weekly concerts, offering work to beloved performers, and bringing life back to 44th Street.