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Ring in the New Year with Melissa at Feinstein’s at Hotel Carmichael

2022-06-11T12:28:40-07:00December 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Join Melissa Manchester as she rings in the new year at Feinstein’s at Hotel Carmichael! Feinstein's is pleased to host the New Years' Eve Celebration Friday, December 31. First show: 7:30 p.m. Second show: 10:45 p.m. Book your tickets here: feinsteinshc.com. [read more...]

So happy for my pal Bette Midler, one of the 2021 Kennedy Center Honorees

2022-01-04T19:19:46-08:00December 17th, 2021|Categories: News|

It was thrilling to honor my dear, longtime friend Bette Midler at The Kennedy Center Honors. You can see the whole event on DEC 22 on CBS! The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is proud to celebrate the 44th Honorees for lifetime artistic achievements: operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz, Motown founder, songwriter, producer, and director Berry Gordy, Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler, and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.

Happy Gratitude Day! Enjoy my latest music video “Come In From The Rain”

2021-11-25T08:49:12-08:00November 24th, 2021|Categories: News|

Enjoy my latest music video from my forthcoming album, RE:VIEW. “Come In From The Rain” is a most special song that I wrote with my friend, the wonderful and deeply talented Carole Bayer Sager. I am forever grateful for our years of collaboration, for the many wonderful songs we brought to life, and for this song in particular – as well as the many grand artists who’ve recorded it through the years.

Songbook Foundation To Honor Melissa Manchester on November 13, 2021

2021-11-10T05:42:02-08:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

On November 13, legendary singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester, lyricist Sammy Cahn, and composer-arranger Billy Strayhorn will be honored in an upcoming online event as the 2021 inductees to the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame. Premiering at 8 p.m. ET Saturday, Nov. 13, on the Great American Songbook Foundation's Facebook and YouTube channels. [read more...]

Melissa Manchester, Melissa Errico, Tony Orlando & More Perform Remix of Covid-19 Blues

2021-05-05T13:19:06-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: News|

Additional performers featured in the video include om Wopat, Susan Anton, Casey Abrams, Siedah Garrett, Lisa Fischer, Billy Gilman, and more! While the global pandemic has kept the world on lockdown for over a year, an extraordinary ensemble of singers and musicians have "unlocked" a way to battle the "COVID-19 BLUES" that people are left with after a year of facing so many challenges. Deborah [read more...]

An evening with Michael Feinstein and guest Melissa Manchester, May 15 2021

2021-04-17T15:30:54-07:00April 17th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Don’t miss the return of world-class talent to the Palladium (Carmel, Indiana) when Michael Feinstein and longtime friend Melissa Manchester team up for an evening of pop hits and gems from the Great American Songbook! The concert will be Melissa's first Live event with an on-site audience – in over a year.

“Stars In The House” anniversary week kicks off on Tuesday March 16

2021-03-14T17:39:52-07:00March 14th, 2021|Categories: News|

Join me Tuesday March 16 to celebrate the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's #StarsInTheHouse. James and Seth and their talented friends have raised nearly a million dollars for charity throughout the pandemic to support performers and entertainment industry professionals in these difficult times. The week kicks off on Tuesday, with guests Annette Bening, Judy Kuhn, Brian Stokes and more. Stop on by!

Melissa Manchester’s new single, a re-envisioned recording of her first hit, “Midnight Blue”

2020-10-15T23:16:05-07:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

In support of World Singing Day, I thought it would be appropriate for the second release from my upcoming album, RE:VIEW, to be "Midnight Blue." The tenderness I feel for this song I co-wrote with Carole Bayer Sager and the images of me through the years are true and heartfelt. I am grateful to know all of the memories this song has stirred in all [read more...]