If you miss us at The Jazz Age Lawn Party, watch our live simulcast at The Kennedy Center!
Queen Esther and The Hot Five at The Kennedy Center!
Queen Esther Sings Vaudeville Blues
Saturday, June 18th at 6pm
To watch the simulcast, click here.
The Forever Gershwin After-party!
9:30pm – 11:30pm
Both shows are free and open to the public!
From the Kennedy Center website: Presented in conjunction with Jason Moran’s Forever Gershwin performance with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center MyTix program and Community Engagement department offer a FREE pre- and post-NSO show 1920s Hot Jazz dance party. Dance along as Queen Esther and her jazz collective The Hot Five pay homage to a bevy of classic blues singers, including Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, and Queen Victoria Spivey. Dance instructors will be on hand to lead the audience in dancing cheek-to-cheek in the Grand Foyer and under the willow trees on the River Terrace for a magical evening that will surely be a night to remember.