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169 Star Starred
Upstairs at Vitello's
4349 Tujunga Avenue Studio City, CA 91604
818-769-0905
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Bob Stuart
Dressy casual is great!
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Bob Stuart
Food and drinks were top quality
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Bob Stuart
Easy parking on the street or in their lot.
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Bob Stuart
Go! Go! Go!
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theatergirl
Valet parking $2.75 - street parking is challenging to find
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Goldstar Member
Very nice wine
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4.4 average rating
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61 events
47 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 31 2009

We booked the 9:00 p.m. seating for the "Jimmy Vivino Quartet & New Year's Eve Bash". Upon arrival we were informed that our table was in ANOTHER ROOM adjacent to the... continued

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17 events
8 reviews
24 stars
attended Dec 03 2009

Tom Ranier and his band were ABSOLUTELY TERRIFIC!! Six of us attended...and were blown away by the high level of talent of these three men. We'll be looking for Tom to appear again in the future.

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97 events
46 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 31 2009

At 7pm New Years Eve show. [Jerry Vivino...from the "Tonite Show"]. Directly in front of stage. Fiancee and I greatly enjoyed show/dinner. Only problem--major problem getting cab. And it was only 8:45

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http://www.vitellosjazz.com

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April 16, 2014: AC Jazz Project

April 17, 2014: Shawn Amos
Blues singer, Reverend Shawn Amos, is an exhilarating entertainer whose performances are filled with the foot-stomping, call-and response energy of a 1960s’ Chicago blues club. The son of music agent-turned entrepreneur, Wally “Famous” Amos and R&B nightclub singer, Shirlee May, Shawn has had a rich career as both a producer and performer — overseeing new music and career retrospectives from R&B blues legends Solomon Burke, John Lee Hooker, and Johnny “Guitar” Watson among scores of other legacy acts. 

April 18, 2014: Kendra Shank and John Stowell CD Release
New York vocalist Kendra Shank and Portland, Oregon guitarist John Stowell have been having musical conversations for over two decades, resulting in a deep synergy. Their highly personal and interactive sound infuses a mix of modern jazz originals, reimagined standards, bossa novas, folk songs, and free improvisations. The duo stops at Vitello’s on a tour celebrating their new album, New York Conversations, which sprang from an impromptu Manhattan recording session and captures the playful immediacy of music created in the moment. 

April 19, 2014: Trifield Trio With Jacob Scesney
The young trio includes guitarist Alex Sill, New Zealand-born bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Wesley Ritenour. Young sax great Jacob Scesney will join them as a special guest. The trio is an off-shoot of the Trifield Guitar Project which opened for Robben Ford and Lee Ritenour at the recent Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival. 

April 20 & 27, 2014: When in Doubt, Swing!
Upstairs at Vitellos’ first ever original production, When In Doubt, Swing! is the story of three average Joes who go through the ultimate transformation to become classic crooners, performing your favorite Rat Pack hits such as “Luck Be a Lady,” “The Lady Is a Tramp,” “I’ve Gotta Be Me” and so much more. The cast includes Silas Benjamin, Emerson Boatright, Lee Huff, Denver Milord and Misha Reeves.

April 21, 2014: Triple Threat
Hosted by Michael-Leon Wooley (from Broadway’s Little Shop of Horros, The Music Man and_ Five Guys Named Moe_), Vitello’s will open its doors to some of Broadway’s best singers in Triple Threat, an exclusive L.A. showcase.

April 22, 2014: The Doorknockers
The Doorknockers play the big hits of the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and more but also throw in a few of those cool songs that are little bit “off the beaten path”: the great b-sides, deep cuts and “one hit wonders”. Most every song from The Doorknockers is upbeat, dance-oriented rock, pop, soul and R&B.

April 23, 2014: Johnny Polanco Y Su Conjunto Amistad
Johnny Polanco is famous for making the type of contagious Latin music that’s truly appreciated by dancing connoisseurs. Empowered by more that 43 years of professional musicianship, he plays 13 instruments, including tres and cuartro guitars, trombone and vibes. His 10-piece band has toured internationally to wide acclaim since its founding in 1993.

April 24, 2014: Our Name Is Barbra Benefit
Our Name is Barbra is the 16th annual birthday party for Barbra Streisand, featuring Alexandra Billings, Keith Borden, Cassandra Carmona, Chambers, Herbert and Ellis, Jackie Gibson, Shelley Goldstein, Keri Kelsey, Lorraina Marro, Alex Mohajer, Mary Pat Bowe, Nadine Risha, David Zimmerman and special guest Peggi Blu! The proceeds go to the Los Angeles Youth Network, an amazing organization that works to change the lives of homeless teens in Los Angeles. 

April 25, 2014: Gabriel Johnson
Trumpeter Gabriel Johnson brings an all-acoustic group to Vitello’s, playing fresh takes on songs from his recently released album Introducing Gabriel Johnson, and debuting new songs with special guest pianist Grammy-nominee John Beasley, Aaron Mclendon on drums and Lyman Medieros on bass. After graduating from the New England Conservatory of Music, Johnson honed his sound while playing and recording with jazz, R&B, and classical artists, including Chris Botti, Jill Scott, Diddy, Jackie Evancho, David Foster, Placido Domingo, and B.o.B, to name a few.&nbsp

April 26, 2014: Elliot Deutsch Big Band 
Elliot Deutsch is an award winning arranger and composer who received first place in the 2012 ASMAC/Bill Conti Big Band Arranging and Composing Competition for his version of “Pure Imagination.” Deutsch was also awarded a 2013 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award for his composition, “50 Piece McChow Down.” He’s written commissions for Bill Watrous, Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Cheryl Bentyne (The Manhattan Transfer), Bobby Rodriguez, Metropolitan Master Choral and The Noteables (US Air Force). His big band has performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and is included on LA Arts Commission’s prestigious musicians roster. 

April 28, 2014: Cabaret Awesome
Joey and Lee are back and inviting you to come aboard the most Awesome airship imaginable. Matt Valle, Dionna Veremis, Alvin Forbes and Misha Reeves are all rejoining the crew. Show up in costume and enjoy the most unique steampunk cabaret in town!

April 29, 2014: Mystique Featuring Chauncey Hines With Special Guest Dannon Green
Mystique featuring Chauncey Hines is a hot R&B band with a sultry energetic sound that will renews your appreciation for R&B, smooth jazz, Motown, reggae, aalsa and serious funk music with their explosive style. Collectively the players have worked with over 60 well known artists.An extremely versatile actor/comedian/scriptwriter, Dannon Green is known for his signature stand up comedy line “I don’t want no trouble.”

April 30, 2014: AC Jazz Project

Schedule current at time of publication, but is subject to change without notice.

Dress code is smart-casual.