October at Feinstein’s at the Nikko

October moves from sublime of Michael Feinstein and Lorna Luft to divine when Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, when the City’s favorite ex-pat Russian songbird unveils Katya, A Bittersweet ‘90s Symphony for one night only. (10.06)

The Countess is followed by the king of the keyboard, Grammy nominee Jim Brickman for two nights of instrumental inspiration and conversation. (10.07, 10.08)

New music gets celebrated at a CD release party from singer-songwriter Carol Peters and the Retrofits (10.12) followed by Bay Area theatre star William Giammona performing his “sinful” solo show. (10.14)

Whether you caught the magic she did in her Tony-winning turn in Pippin or see here every Sunday night on Madam Secretary, Patina Miller is sure to delight in her San Francisco debut. (10,.15, 10.16)

From “playing his song” on Broadway to making us laugh on HBO specials or innumerable films, singer-actor-comedian Robert Klein is a classic slice of entertainment. (10.19, 10.20)

One star to whom we’ll never say goodbye is Betty Buckley and happily she’s returning to Feinstein’s with a new show called Story Songs that she recently opened to acclaim at Joes Pub in New York. (10.21, 10.22)

British songbird Julia Fordham flies in for a night to share selections from her new Live & Untouched recording (10.26) and the month wraps with Rapp, Anthony Rapp, and Adam Pascal celebrating a lack of Rent-control in the 20th anniversary year of the legendary show. (10.27, 10.28, 10.29)