Yet again! Another great lineup at Roots & Ruckus! Wednesday, October 11th at Jalopy Theatre and School of Music! As always, no cover! 9:00pm – Shane Alexander 9:30pm – Feral Foster 10:00pm – Queen Esther 10:30pm – Ali Dineen 11:00pm – Nat Myers
Hank Williams 94th Birthday Celebration at Jalopy Sunday, September 17th at 8pm – 11pm Jalopy Theater 315 Columbia St. Brooklyn, NY 11231 Join a collection of NYC’s best musicians, celebrating the life and legacy of Hank Williams. William’s is considered one of the most important performers and songwriters of the 20th century, with 35 singles making the Top 10 for Billboard Country and Western, and 11 number 1 hits, including “Hey Good Looking,” and “There’s a Tear in My Beer.” Jalopy owner Geoff Wiley hosts the night. “Hank Williams is America’s country-singing bard. His songs and lyrics are so influential as to have changed the very way American’s speak their own language, and all by the age of 29,” said Wiley. Performers for this tribute include: Alex Battles, Tamar Korn, Queen Esther, Ali Dineen, Jack Grace, Jesse Lenat, Wyndham Baird, Isto, Chris Q Murphy, Eli Smith, Hannah Thompson, Geoff Wiley, Rachel Meirs, Jay Sanford, & Ernie Vega. For more information, click here.
Queen Esther and The Blue Crowns perform Black Americana at The Philadelphia Folk Festival Sunday, August 20th TWO SETS! Featuring: Boo Reiners, acoustic guitar Jeff McLaughlin, electric guitarHilliard Greene, double bass Queen Esther, vocals + acoustic guitar 11am – 11:50am Sunday Gospel (The Camp Stage) 4pm – 4:50pm All Hail The Queen (The Culture Tent) Join us for a three or four day extravaganza of traditional and contemporary music, dance, crafts, camping, and children’s activities hosted at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township. Come for just a day or stay for the entire weekend!
Queen Esther Sings Black Americana Roots & Ruckus at Jalopy Theater 133 Columbia Red Hook, Brooklyn August 9th at 9pm sharp NO COVER! An extraordinary lineup this week at Roots n’ Ruckus with amazing talent, full of old friends and new faces! Wednesday, August 9th at Jalopy Theatre and School of Music – as always, no cover! 9:00pm – Queen Esther 9:30pm – Feral Foster 10:00pm – Ali Dineen 10:30pm – Slow Pony 11:00pm – Fernandito Ferrer 11:30pm – Mattias Kaufmann & Zoë Aqua
Queen Esther sings Black Americana The American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Center Free Music Fridays July 14th at 6:30pm In anticipation of her debut at the 56th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, Queen Esther performs a suite of original Black Americana with guitarist Jeff McLaughlin. Music featured at the Free Music Fridays series thematically reflects the spirit of the self-taught art on view at the museum. Support the proceedings with a donation-based cash wine bar. Admission is always free. Sharing the bill for the evening — Heartland Nomads and Caitlin Mahoney.