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Birdland

Address: 315 W. 44th St, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
Phone Number: 212/581-3080
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Ranked #162 of 1,014 Activities in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Jazz Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
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Type: Jazz Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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New York City, New York
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301 reviews 301 reviews
54 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have never walked out of there thinking I paid money and wasted 2 hours on lousy entertainment. Their headliner is now the famous MAC (Manhattan Assc of Cabarets and Clubs) award winner Natalie Douglas. She is now taking up residence on Sunday nights with occasional guest performers. Yesternight, Birdland was graced by Ms. Carol Woods who did two tearful... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

"The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards." And how, Mr. Feinstein not only interprets but entertains with background and stories about his experiences with famous composers and personalities from LA to NYC. Highly recommend

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Fort wayne, Indiana, USA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

saw Michael Feinstein--great show. close seating but stage and performer was visible. This was an expensive show due to 15 pc orchestra and holiday season. Hope to return and see more up and coming singers.

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Zug
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The place feels like a kind of speakeasy, the musical performance of Birdland Big Band was excellent and the food good although not outstanding. You can visit without ordering food, which I might consider another time.

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

There isn't a seat in this place that is bad, even at the bar. Lots of space and service is wonderful. My wife, son and I went on dec 27th to see Michael Feinstein and his BIg Band. What a great show with a special Frank Sinatra medley. There was no room at the bar so we got an upgrade... More 

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Aptos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is not the original Birdland, but kudos to the owners who are trying to keep the history alive. It’s a good sized space where people are not crammed tightly in. It’s a very comfortable jazz venue. A nice collection of food options. Service is good. Bookings tend to be a bit more middle-America than Village Vanguard or Jazz Standard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My wife an I went to Birdland, sat at a front row table, enjoying Tommy Igoe and the Birdland Big Band. (Which was terrific ) they do serve food there which we wish we had known before.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I visit here every time I am in New York The food is very good & tasty ; the service friendly & attentive & the jazz various styles - I was once there when Stacey Kent sang (which was sublime) ; the most recent visit (Nov 2014) was songs from broadway musicals. Its a good night out & very good... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We happened to visit Birdland on a Wed evening and caught The Louis Armstrong Eternity Band . They were fabulous! It was great to see young and highly talented.mudicians do their thing

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Greer, South Carolina
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We love Jazz and when in New York we always try and get to Dizzy's and then to try other clubs. Visiting during the holidays we ended up at Birdland for the Christmas Eve 6PM show and the stayed to see Michael Finestein from the bar. Both shows were enjoyable. The club has a nice location and is a nice... More 

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