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PAQ MUSIC UNPLUGGED in collaboration with Airbnb presents: Folk & Americana at a Craft Distillery Queen Esther & Henry Black @ The New York Distilling Company / The Shanty 79 Richardson St. between Leonard & Lorimer Williamsburg, Brooklyn For tickets, click here! 7:30pm   $30 Prepare to be captivated by NYC’s best Singer-Songwriters, Folk, and Americana artists as you enjoy an intimate night of live music at a premiere craft distillery in Brooklyn. You can expect to see two separate musical acts as well as enjoy some free drinks and light snacks by local food artisans. You’ll also have the option to play some games and mingle with the artists. Arrive at 7:30 and enjoy happy hour on delicious cocktails until the music starts at 8 pm. Henry Black — 8pm Queen Esther — 9pm The Hosts will provide: 2 complimentary drinks 1 shot of craft rye whiskey + 1 drink Entrance to the event Light snacks Spotlight on locally made products such as charcuterie by Charlito’s CocinaPhoto ID Required **In order to respect the artists, please plan to arrive no later than 7:45. The first performance begins promptly at 8:00**

“…a brutal, original, explosive singer.” – Vanity Fair 24/7 Artist Development presents Queen Esther Sings Jazz & Black Americana APAP Showcase Yamaha Artist Services 689 Fifth Avenue at 54th St. 3rd fl. Sunday, January 14th at 4pm Presented by Karen Kennedy of 24/7 Artist Development, Queen Esther will perform a 30 minute APAP showcase of (mostly) original songs — jazz and Black Americana — at Yamaha Artist Services in midtown Manhattan. Expect a snapshot of twang from her critically acclaimed album The Other Side, a new song or two from her upcoming jazz album Things Are Looking Up! — and of course, storytelling. Admission is free. To RSVP, email info@queen-esther.com THE BAND: Queen Esther, vocals + guitar Boo Reiners, acoustic guitar Jeff McLaughlin, electric guitar Noah Jackson, double bass Warren Smith, drums

The 3rd Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Festival Jalopy Theater, Red Hook December 6th – 9th NO COVER! PLEASE NOTE: Queen Esther performs with guitarist Jeff McLaughlin on Thursday, December 7th at 9:30pm. Again! It’s the 3rd Annual Roots n Ruckus Fest (aka The 3rd Annual 10th Anniversry of Roots n’ Ruckus). We like to round out the year here at Jalopy Theatre and School of Music with an extravaganza! 2 stages, 30 bands, no cover! Wednesday, December 6th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 9:00 PM – Wyndham Baird 9:30 PM – Belle Skinner 10:00 PM – Miriam Elhajli 10:30 PM – Lord Youth 11:00 PM – Taylor & Rashad Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 7:00pm – Jackson Lynch 8:00pm – Billy Woodward 9:00pm – Fatboy Wilson & Old Viejo Bones 10:00pm – Isto 11:00pm – Hannah Thompson Thursday, December 7th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 8:30 PM – Jalopy Chorus 9:00 PM – Jan Bell 9:30 PM – Queen Esther 10:00 PM – Eva Salina & Peter Stan 10:30 PM – Morgan O’Kane 11:00 PM – Mara Kaye and the Dimestore Romeos [Birthday Set!] Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 8:00pm – Dime Store Romeos 10:00pm – Skalopy Friday, December 8th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 8:00 PM – Eli Smith 8:30 PM – Joanna Sternberg 9:00 PM – Brother Roy 9:30 PM – King Isto’s Tropical String Bnd 10:00 PM – 4:00 Flowers 10:30 PM – Tamar Korn 11:00 PM – Jerron Paxton 11:30 PM – Nat Myers Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 9:00pm – Joanna Sternberg’s Weekly Jazz Jam Saturday, […]

STATE OF THE ARTS Fri, Dec 1, 2017   5:00 PM LEONARD BERNSTEIN, QUEEN ESTHER AND LINDA NOCHLIN This week on State of the Arts NYC, we will have the Co-Founder of New York Festival of Song, Michael Barrett as we talk about their celebration honoring the Leonard Bernstein Centenary.  Also joining us this Friday is the singer Queen Esther to help us kick off the holiday season in song — LIVE in the studio. Then we will have a very special reading of women artists, curators and creative professionals, including WBAI women producers, reading the essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” by the late Linda Nochlin.  Follow State of the Arts NYC on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Never miss a broadcast. Use the Tunein.com mobile app for Androids phones or itunes.com for Apple phones and hear us on the go or later at your convenience. Our spoken word podcast can be heard on 36 streaming platforms like Radio Public, Spotify, Apple Music & iheartradio. Listen to LIVE ARTS with Savona on location around the City or in our Bronx studio at Hostos Community College. Hosted by Savona Bailey-McClain, State of the Arts NYC is a weekly radio show on WBAI radio, 99.5FM, where various sectors of NYC’s arts worlds converge to report and analyze the dynamic state of the arts and its participants.

Queen Esther sings Black Americana at Superfine Two sets  — NO COVER! Queen Esther, vox + guitar Jeff McLaughlin, guitar + vox 126 Front St. in DUMBO 718 243 9005 Sunday, November 12th 7pm – 9pm Joined by guitarist Jeff McLaughlin, Queen Esther sings Black Americana — folk songs, country gospel classics and holy blues as well as original material — at DUMBO’s fave Superfine.  Relax and enjoy world class seasonal Mediterranean cuisine, microbrewery specials and listen to black country gold.