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Jalopy Theater presents The 4th Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Fest! December 5th – 9th Jalopy Theater 315 Columbia St. PLEASE NOTE: QUEEN ESTHER SINGS BLACK AMERICANA ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 8TH AT JALOPY THEATER! It’s happening again…and we’ve lost our minds! 45+ bands! We’ve expanded it so much it’s utter insanity! 4 Days! 2 Stages! Holiday Bazaar! Guess what??? IT’S FREE! IT’S FREE! IT’S FREE! Wednesday, December 5th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 9:00 PM – The Jalopy Chorus 9:30 PM – Taylor Plas 10:00 PM – Yva Las Vegass 10:30 PM – Eva Salina & Peter Stan 11:00 PM – Lord Youth 11:30 PM – Rashad Brown Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 8:00 PM – Wyndham Baird 9:00 PM – Hannah Thompson 10:00 PM – The Berger Sisters 11:00 PM – Anna J. Witiuk Thursday, December 6th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 8:30 PM – Miss Maybell with Charlie Judkins 9:00 PM – Brooklyn Raga Massive with Neel Murgai & Mir Naqibul Islam 9:30 PM – Bobby Blue The Balladeer 10:00 PM – Tamar Korn 10:30 PM – Litvakus 11:00 PM – Miriam Elhajli 11:30 PM – The Four o’clock Flowers Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 8:00pm – Paisley Fields 9:00pm – Mara Kaye 10:00pm – Skalopy Brass Friday, December 7th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 8:00 PM – Eli Smith 8:30 PM – Ukrainian Village Voices 9:00 PM – Jan Bell 9:30 PM – Piedmont Blūz Acoustic Duo 10:00 PM – The Sunwrays (Frankie Sunswept & Kyle Morgan) 10:30 PM – The Horse-Eyed Men 11:00 PM – Isto 11:30 […]

Queen Esther performs Black Americana at The Obama Foundation Summit November 18th, 7pm Marriott Marquis Chicago, Ill Theme: Common Hope, Uncommon Stories WATCH THE LIVESTREAM AT OBAMA.ORG! #obamasummit   The Obama Foundation will host its second annual invitation only summit this November 18-19 in Chicago. President Obama will attend and speak at the event, which for the first time will bring together participants across the Foundation’s inaugural programs—Obama Foundation Fellows, Scholars, Africa Leaders, Community Leadership Corps members, and representatives of the Global Girls Alliance and My Brothers’ Keeper Alliance communities. The theme of this year’s Summit is “Common Hope. Uncommon Stories.”—a recognition that we all want a better future for our communities, even if there are many ways to seek it. The Summit will bring together community leaders from around the world—from diverse backgrounds and with different points of view—to advance the conversation about what community leadership in action means today. Consistent with the Foundation’s mission to inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world and its work to honor the legacy of President and Mrs. Obama, the Foundation also will engage participants in the development of the Obama Presidential Center and Museum. Through its telling of the Obamas’ story, the Foundation hopes to inspire people both in Chicago and around the world to realize their potential is limitless. Summit participants will include 100 young people from across Chicago who have participated in the Community Leadership Corps, as well as other neighbors in Chicago. It also will include 200 other Community Leadership Corps participants […]

Mondo NYC presents Queen Esther at The Delancey Tuesday, October 2nd at 11pm 21 + welcome $10 cover! Accompanied by Hilliard Greene (double bass) and Jeff McLaughlin (guitar), Queen Esther (guitar, vocals) sings one set of (mostly original) Black Americana for a Mondo NYC showcase. About Mondo NYC: We are a global business conference and festival uniting music and technology. Emerging artists, innovators and industry insiders will connect and collaborate with fans in a mission to advance human creativity in an ever-changing world.

September 8, 2018

Black Americana at Brooklyn Americana Music Festival! Saturday September 22nd in DUMBO Powerhouse Arena, 7pm Under the Archway, 9pm The 4th Annual Festival takes place September 20 -23, 2018. Opening Night Gala at The Fabulous Jalopy Theatre, Thursday September 20, 2018 featuring five brilliant sets of musicians, including just back from European tour, founders of The Be Good Tanyas: Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton. Opening Night Gala is just the beginning of a four day extravaganza! Brooklyn Americana Music Festival comprises fifty free shows at nine locations along the spectacular New York City waterfront. FREE day time shows for all ages in The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge & Brooklyn Bridge Park (The All-new skyline sweeping Pier 3!). Evening shows every night at beloved pioneer establishments in Red Hook and Dumbo:  Jalopy Theatre and Jalopy Tavern, Sunny’s Bar, 68 Jay Street Bar & Superfine Restaurant Bar.   “If you hear twangs of mandolin or fiddle wafting across the East River, it’s not carrying up the coast from Nashville — it’s the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, taking place on several stages in Dumbo.”   – New York Times

Queen Esther sings Black Americana Summer Sounds on the Square Franklin Square Saturday, July 28th — 6pm – 8pm Philadelphia, PA FREE! Visitors to Franklin Square can enjoy FREE live musical performances and a beer garden all summer long as part of Summer Sounds in the Historic District, a series of popular concerts and new programming curated by VISIT PHILADELPHIA®. Franklin Square isn’t just about mini golf and carousel rides. Philly’s favorite play place is also home to a wide variety of special events, all year long. From festivals to musical performances to holiday celebrations, there’s always something new to check out in Franklin Square!