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12387 Cedar Road (top of Cedar Hill)
Cleveland Heights, OH

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New Exciting Shows Just Added

Wednesday November 30   Opera Circle Cleveland - Zanetto
Sunday January 1   New Year's Day       Dominick Farinacci         

          Shows Recently Added
12/01   Jamie Baum All-Star Quintet
12/02   Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Sextet
12/03   Victor Jones All-Star Quartet featuring Michael Wolff
12/04   Duke Robillard
12/05   Baldwin Wallace Musical Theater Showcase
12/08   Gaetano Letizia Quartet
12/09   Muriel Anderson, Mark Sganga, Pete Cavano

Home for the Holidays Series

12/10   Ken Peplowski                  
12/11-12   Bill Rudman's "A Christmas Cabaret"      
12/14   Liz Huff & Friends                
12/17   Dan Bankhurst & Friends
12/18   Helen Welch "Home for Christmas"       
12/22   Curtis Taylor Quartet               
12/23   Vanessa Rubin  
12/26   Lou Armagno - Sinatra Selects                 
12/27   Rachel Brown & The Beatnik Playboys      
12/28   Joe Hunter & Friends            
12/29   Eddie Baccus Sr. & Friends        
12/30   Moises Borges & Joshua Smith

New Year's Eve Spectacular - Three Great Artists, Four Great Shows
12/31 New Year's Eve   Anne Cochran / Abe LaMarca & Band  8 & 10:30
12/31 New Year's Eve   Dominick Farinacci  7:30 & 10:00

"Late Night at Nighttown"   ** Every Week **
Fridays      Moss Stanley on piano  10:30PM - 1:00AM   No cover
Saturdays  Jackie Warren on piano   10:30PM - 1:00AM  No cover

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Nighttown Tickets and Seating Policy

To purchase tickets click here, Do not make an additional table reservation - it is already included with your purchased tickets.  All seats are General Admission.  All seating is based on the time that you arrive for the show and based on how many people are in your party and where we have tables of that size. You may be sharing a table with other people.

Nighttown Student Discount Policy
Students up to age 26 are 1/2 off the regular price.  Student priced tickets are only available the night of the show, are available only at the door, and are subject to availability.  Students must have a photo ID from a generally-recognized high school, college or university.  Full-paying ticket holders get priority on admission and seating.  Certain select shows have no discount based on arrangements with the artist.  On evenings when there are two shows (i.e. shows at 7 & 9PM), the discount is only good for the second show.  Students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult paying full price in order to be eligible for the discount.


Planning a
reception, wedding, business
graduation, birthday or B'nai Mitzvah?


. . . . . . . . .think Nighttown!

We give you the best package in town at a price that won't break the bank.  And everything is included at no extra charge.  Our experience is as accommodating as our atmosphere.  Private function spaces from 20 - 150.  Valet parking available. 

To book your party, call Brendan Ring directly at 216-952-9133

Yamaha PianosNighttown uses Yamaha Pianos exclusively
For more information about the Yamaha C-7,
The New Avant Grand Piano or any of the Yamaha pianos,
Please contact Mattlin-Hyde at (440) 449-6180

Nighttown drums provided by
Nighttown/JWP graphic designer
Kathy Kelly

Gerry Paluck RPT
Registered Piano Tuner/Technician
(216) 346-9308
Recommended Places to Stay
Intercontinental Suites 216-707-4100
The Place on Larchmere   216- 721-8968
University Circle Bed & Breakfast  216-721-8968

Looking for great music

on the radio
and the web? 

Check out the
Nighttown / Jim Wadsworth Productions
Radio Guide.  Updated 10/10/15
  Radio List (in pdf)
Thanks to Bruce Amsel for
compiling and keeping the list up to date!!!

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12387 Cedar Road (top of Cedar Hill)
Cleveland Heights, OH
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"Late Night at Nighttown"
Fridays    Moss Stanley on piano  10:30PM - 1:00AM   No cover
Saturdays  Jackie Warren on piano   10:30PM - 1:00AM  No cover


Wednesday November 30   Opera Circle Cleveland - Zanetto       7:00PM
Live Opera at Nighttown! Opera Circle Presents Zanetto by Pietro Mascagni.
A Gem of Operatic Repertoire!  Free Will Donations Accepted. 

Thursday, December 1              Jamie Baum All-Star Quintet                8 PM         $20.   
Dynamic NYC Flutist leads All-Star East Coast Quintet live at Nighttown!
Featuring: Jamie Baum-flute, Nir Felder-guitar, Andy Milne-piano, Matt Clohesy-acoustic bass, & Jeff Hirshfield-drums.

Friday, December 2         Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Sextet       8:30 PM     $15.
Great Lakes leading Latin Jazz Group hits the stage at Nighttown!
Featuring:  Sammy DeLeon-timbales & vocals, Jackie Warren-piano, Nelson Orta-percussion, Scott McKee-trumpet, Dick Ingersoll-sax, & Jose 'Cheo" Hernandez-bass.

Saturday, December 3         Victor Jones All-Star Quartet featuing Michael Wolff                  8:30 PM        $20.
Master Drummer  from the groups of Stan Getz and Woody Shaw leads All-Star NYC Quartet live at Nighttown!
Featuring: Victor Jones-drums, Michael Wolff-piano, Haley Niswanger-sax, & Harvey S-acoustic bass.

Sunday, December 4                Duke Robillard                       7 PM              $20.
Top Flight Blues from Providence, Rhode Island, with virtuoso guitarist Duke Robillard and his Band Live at Nighttown!

Monday, December 5            Baldwin Wallace Musical Theater Showcase       7 PM       $10.
Next Generation of Broadway Stars takes the Stage at Nighttown!

Thursday, December 8           Gaetano Letizia Quartet            8 PM          $10.
Gaetano's Christmas Party wit All-Star North Coast Quartet Live at Nighttown!
Featuring: Gaetano Letizia-guitar, Bob Esterle-baritone & tenor sax, Wilbur Krebs-bass, & Steve Renko-drums.

Friday, December 9              Muriel Anderson, Mark Sganga, Pete Cavano            8 PM         $20.
Fingerstyle Guitar Summit with 3 Top Flight String Masters! 
Featuring: Muriel Anderson (Nashville), Mark Sganga (NYC), Pete Cavano (Cleveland)
Muriel Anderson and Mark Sganga have both been name National Guitar Champions
at the International Fingerstyle Guitar Festival in Winfield, Kansas!


Home For The Holidays Series

Nighttown's got the shows for you during the holidays.  Bring your family and friends out for a great show and dinner with great international and regional artists that are "Home for the Holidays" to make your holidays festive and joyful.  All through the holidays!

Saturday, December 10             Ken Peplowski                   8:30 PM             $25.
Internationally recognized Clarinet and Sax Master, & Cleveland Native now residing in NYC back on Nighttown Stage!
Featuring: Ken Peplowski-clarinet/sax, Joe Hunter-piano, Peter Dominguez-acoustic bass, & Glenn Davis-drums.

Sunday & Monday, Dec. 11-12       Bill Rudman's "A Christmas Cabaret"       7 PM Both Nights    $31.-$35.
11th Anniversary of The Musical Theater Projects Christmas Cabaret.  Featuring: Bill Rudman, Nancy Maier, Scott Posey, & Sandra Simon.
Tickets available only through TMTP’s Box Office.
Call 216-245-8687 or visit

Wednesday, Dec. 14              Liz Huff & Friends                 7 PM        $10.
Terrific North Coast Vocalist sings selections from her Christmas CD "My Favorite Things" Live at Nighttown!
Featuring: Liz Huff-vocals, Marshall Griffith-piano, Tim Keo-acoustic bass, Justin Hart-drums, and Several Special Guests TBA.

Saturday, Dec. 17              Dan Bankhurst & Friends            8:30 PM       $20.
Rapidly Rising Fingerstyle Guitar Master back home from Nashville for Special Holliday Show at Nighttown!
Featruing: Dan Bankhurst-guitar, Kevin Johnson-acoustic bass, & Dan Fernandez-drums. 

Sunday, December 18                Helen Welch "Home for Christmas"        7 PM         $20.
Exciting North Coast Vocalist debuts her brand new CD "Home for Christmas" Live at Nighttown!
Featuring: Helen Welch-vocals, Joe Leaman-piano, Bryan Thomas-acoustic bass, & Anthony Taddeo-drums.

Thursday, Dec. 22                    Curtis Taylor Quartet                8 PM           $20.
Exciting Trumpeter and Quartet back on Stage at Nighttown for Holiday Show!

Friday, Dec. 23                           Vanessa Rubin                   8:30            $30.
World Class Vocalist Live at Nighttown with her Group!

Monday, Dec. 26                   Lou Armagno Sinatra Selects              7 PM            $10.
Vocalist Lou Armagno & his group Sinatra Selects plays the music of "Old Blue Eyes" for Holiday Show at Nighttown!
Featuring: Lou Armagno-vocals, Marc Paige-sax, Mike Elkins-piano, Jim Mass-bass, & Ricky Exton-drums.

 Tuesday, Dec. 27                    Rachel Brown & The Beatnik Playboys       7 PM     $10.
Vocalist, pianist, & singer/songwriter & Band live at Nighttown!
Featuring: Rachel Brown-piano & vocals, Dave Huddleston-guitar, Bill Watson-bass, & Roy King-drums.

Wednesday, Dec. 28                 Joe Hunter & Friends             7 PM          $15.
North Coast pianist extraordinaire Joe Hunter takes center stage with Several Special Guests TBA.

Thursday, Dec. 29                  Eddie Baccus Sr. & Friends         8 PM        $20.
Legendary Master of the Hammond B-3 Organ Live on the Nighttown Stage with All-Star Lineup!
Featuring: Eddie Baccus Sr.-Hammond B-3 Organ, Mike Cady-Vocals, Cecil Rucker-Vibes, Billy Artis-Guitar, Perry Williams III-Drums,
and more Special Guests TBA.

Friday, Dec. 30                   Moises Borges & Joshua Smith         8:30  PM        $15.
Bossa Nova, Samba, and more from Brazilian Vocalist and Guitarist Moises Borges with West Coast Saxophonist & Cleveland Native Joshua Smith.
Echoes of Getz/Gilberto on Nighttown's Back Patio Stage!. 
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New Year's Celebrations at Nighttown

Three Great Artists, Five Great Shows

Nobody celebrates New Year's like Nighttown.  It'll be fun all night!  Join us for dinner, drinks, and a great show from international level artists.  This is what memories are made of !!

Saturday, December 31 New Year's Eve   Anne Cochran / Abe LaMarca & Band      8 & 10:30 PM        $30.
Vocalists Anne Cochran & Abe LeMarca join forces with 7 pc. Band For Exciting New Year's Eve Shows on Nighttown's Main Stage!

Saturday, December 31 New Year's Eve     Dominick Farinacci            7:30 & 10 PM                 $40.
Trumpet Star & Group Plays Music from his new CD "Short Stories" live on Nighttown's Back Patio Stage in exciting New Year's Celebration!
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Sunday January 1   New Year's Day       Dominick Farinacci         12:00 Noon        $20
Join us for a fabulous New Year's Eve Brunch with world renown trumpet star Dominick Farinacci.  Kick off the New Year!