Rrazz Room

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerLive at the Rrazz is trying to address its sound issues.

Rrazz Room closure over sound may not be end of nightspot

Owners of Live at the Rrazz had to close their Van Ness…

 

Beth Laberge/Special to the S.F. ExaminerEnd: The Rrazz Room at Hotel Nikko will be shutting down this year

Rrazz Room management alleges racism in contract negotiations

When singer Kim Nalley utters her final notes on New Year’s Eve,…

 

Courtesy PhotoDance to the music: The Family Stone plays its enduring hits at the Rrazz Room this week.

Power of everyday people with The Family Stone

It’s a good deal: Jerry Martini never gets tired of playing songs…

 

Courtesy photoClassic soul: Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes sing their hits “If You Don’t Know Me By Now

Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes play the Rrazz Room

Who’s in townFormer New York Times reporter Daniel Simpson talks about “A…

Courtesy photoClassic soul: Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes sing their hits “If You Don’t Know Me By Now
COURTESY PHOTONew show: Valerie Simpson is singing Ashford & Simpson tunes as well as material from her latest album at the Rrazz Room.

Solo Valerie Simpson solid as a rock

Valerie Simpson has got a solid solo act. On Tuesday, in one…

COURTESY PHOTONew show: Valerie Simpson is singing Ashford & Simpson tunes as well as material from her latest album at the Rrazz Room.
COURTESY PHOTOHonoring dad: Lucie Arnaz’s well-received nightclub show includes Latin tunes made popular by her father Desi Arnaz.

Lucie Arnaz loves her musical Latin roots

People don’t always connect the dots to the fact that Lucie Arnaz,…

COURTESY PHOTOHonoring dad: Lucie Arnaz’s well-received nightclub show includes Latin tunes made popular by her father Desi Arnaz.
COURTESY PHOTOSoul hits: R&B singer Karyn White is ending a 17-year break from show business with a funky engagement at the Rrazz Room.

Soulful singer Karyn White seizes the day

Sexy, sassy soul singer Karyn White didn’t look like she has spent…

COURTESY PHOTOSoul hits: R&B singer Karyn White is ending a 17-year break from show business with a funky engagement at the Rrazz Room.

Rrazz Room offering Black Friday ticket deals online

Black Friday alert for all Bay Area cabaret fans! The Rrazz Room,…

Music and stories: Megan Mullally — who played the snarky Karen on TV’s “Will & Grace” — brings her band the Supreme Music Program to The City. (Courtesy photo)Music and stories: Megan Mullally — who played the snarky Karen on TV’s “Will & Grace” — brings her band the Supreme Music Program to The City. (Courtesy photo)

Megan Mullally (not Karen) in the house

Around the same the time Megan Mullally was settling into her breakout…

Music and stories: Megan Mullally — who played the snarky Karen on TV’s “Will & Grace” — brings her band the Supreme Music Program to The City. (Courtesy photo)Music and stories: Megan Mullally — who played the snarky Karen on TV’s “Will & Grace” — brings her band the Supreme Music Program to The City. (Courtesy photo)
Variety show: Wilson Cruz — best known as an actor and gay rights activist — will sing and hang out with comic Scott Nevins in a first-of-its-kind performance tonight. (All: Courtesy photos)Variety show: Wilson Cruz — best known as an actor and gay rights activist — will sing and hang out with comic Scott Nevins in a first-of-its-kind performance tonight. (All: Courtesy photos)

Dishin’ with Wilson Cruz and Scott Nevins

Asked about his gig in The City today, appearing with Scott Nevins…

Variety show: Wilson Cruz — best known as an actor and gay rights activist — will sing and hang out with comic Scott Nevins in a first-of-its-kind performance tonight. (All: Courtesy photos)Variety show: Wilson Cruz — best known as an actor and gay rights activist — will sing and hang out with comic Scott Nevins in a first-of-its-kind performance tonight. (All: Courtesy photos)
Jacqui Naylor (Courtesy photo)Jacqui Naylor (Courtesy photo)

Jazz vocalist Jacqui Naylor appears at the Rrazz Room

Person in town Soprano Renee Fleming, currently starring in the San Francisco…

Jacqui Naylor (Courtesy photo)Jacqui Naylor (Courtesy photo)
Going strong: Judy Collins

Sweet, busy Judy blue eyes

Folk legend Judy Collins may be 72 — but don’t expect her…

Going strong: Judy Collins

Smooth soul from Jerry ‘The Iceman’ Butler

Classic soul doesn’t get any better than what Jerry Butler is serving…

Kim Nalley sings Nina Simone in San Francisco

In the world of showbiz, it’s sometimes easy to overlook that the…

Betty Buckley happy to sing new songs at the Rrazz Room

Betty Buckley is returning to San Francisco, but not for the reason…

Veronica Klaus reaches ‘Fever’ pitch

With a look that evokes Julie Newmar on a blond day, Bay…

Amanda McBroom firmly in the black

Most babies are born in nine months. For singer and songwriter Amanda…

Hotel Nikko's Rrazz Room celebrates third anniversary with gusto

Next week, the Rrazz Room in Hotel Nikko celebrates its third anniversary…

Shana Morrison will take you on a ‘Joyride’ at the Rrazz Room

A year ago, when Shana Morrison sat down for an interview about…

Martha Reeves still makin’ memories

There is a strong thread of service to others that runs through…