Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Maxine Nightingale, 9/27-28
Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome R&B and soul legend, Maxine Nightingale, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, September 27 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, September 28 (7 p.m.). The evening will be packed with songs from the Great American songbook, as well as the greatest hits from throughout Maxine's impressive 25 year career. Tickets for Maxine Nightingale range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.
Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko presents a wide range of entertainers from stage and screen all within an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. There is a $20 food and beverage minimum per person inside the showroom which guests can use towards cocktails as well as a variety of small plates crafted exclusively for Feinstein's at the Nikko by Executive Chef Philippe Striffeler, through Restaurant Anzu. Cheese and dessert platters will also be available in the showroom.
Maxine Nightingale is a world famous Grammy-nominated pop/dance/jazz/R&B contemporary recording artist who has been touring all over the world for the past 25 years. Her debut multi-platinum pop single "Right Back Where We Started From" hit the #1 position in 24 countries around the world, including the U.S. In 1976, Maxine was nominated for a Grammy for the "Best New Artist of the Year" for her huge hit single "Right Back."
Maxine's album "Lead Me On" was certified multi-platinum in 20 countries and it gathered another #1 hit single "Lead Me On" on the Pop, R&B, and Adult Contemporary Billboard Charts. It stayed on the top of the U.S. music charts for a record breaking 47 weeks. The song "Lead Me On" was recently placed at #11 on Billboard's All-Time Contemporary Songs from the Past Century.
Over the past decade she has continued recording for RCA records and released numerous jazz, pop and urban contemporary CD's thru the US and in Europe. Some of the artists that Maxine recently shared the bill with include, Santana, The Commodores, Lionel Richie, Boz Skaggs, The Average White Band, Rose Royce, The Temptations, Marilyn McCoo / Billy Davis Jr., and Isaac Hayes.
Maxine recently completed a jazz nightclub tour throughout Europe and continues to perform her classic "disco" show at venues and nightclubs throughout the world!
She was the "Special Guest" of Niles Rogers and performed for 18,000 people at the Hollywood Bowl. Maxine headlined a US Disco Tour with Thelma Houston, Martha Wash the Village People, the Tramps and KC and the Sunshine Band. Maxine recently graced the stage and tore it up on the nationwide PBS special called "My Music, 70's Soul Spectacular."
Her hit song "Right Back Where I Started From" was highly used and is featured on the soundtrack CD for the hit movies "Starsky and Hutch" and the "Family Stone." The song can also be heard in various commercials for Pantene Hair Conditioner.
She has toured the world including Europe, Australia, Asia, Japan, mainland China, Mexico, Denmark, Costa Rica, Canada, Venezuela, Spain, Greece, France, Germany, and Africa.
In February 2014 Maxine was booked by Resorts International Hotel in Atlantic City to headline her own show for a 3-month run called Disco Lady starring Maxine Nightingale, where she played to SRO crowds nightly!
All seating at Feinstein's at the Nikko is cabaret style and available on a first-come, first-served basis within the section purchased. Guests who purchase the prix-fixe dinner at Restaurant Anzu will receive a complimentary section upgrade (subject to availability) and get to choose their exact seat locations within the upgraded section.
Guests of Feinstein's at the Nikko can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options before performances. Kanpai Lounge, located in Hotel Nikko's lobby, offers light cuisine, a full bar and specialty cocktails. Restaurant Anzu, Hotel Nikko's intimate restaurant located on the second floor, serves sustainable California cuisine enhanced with Asian flavors. Restaurant Anzu will also offer Feinstein's at the Nikko guests a special three-course prix-fixe dinner ($45 per person) prior to all performances. Reservations can be made by calling (415) 394-1100.