Celebrate Mardi Gras with Brass Mafia at Feinstein's at the Nikko
In celebration of Mardi Gras, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes San Francisco's most raucous and highly sought-after New Orleans-inspired fusion band, Brass Mafia, for two performances only - Friday, February 9 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 10 (8 p.m.). Featuring vocalist Yvette Pylant, Brass Mafia will perform an eclectic selection of originals and unexpected mashups. Tickets for Brass Mafia range in price from $22.50-$50 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.
Brass Mafia features trombone, trumpet, saxes, drums and, most importantly, tuba! Based on the tried-and-true New Orleans 100-year-old brass band tradition, Brass Mafia's sound incorporates music from many different decades and continents with frequent rapper and vocalist guests. With a strong emphasis on heavy backbeats, creative improvisation and a unique mix of songs and arrangements, Brass Mafia have been featured at events for SFJAZZ, SF Annual Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Parade (7 years) and have collaborated with Lyrics Born, Thomas Dolby, Peter Rowan, and Nicki Bluhm.
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, through Restaurant Anzu. Cheese and dessert platters will also be available in the showroom.
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.
For additional information on Brass Mafia, visit: www.jazzmafia.com/brassmafia1.
For additional information on Feinstein's at the Nikko, visit: www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com.