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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!

YAY! FREE MUSIC FRIDAYS! Queen Esther sings Black Americana at The American Folk Art Museum Friday, July 13th 6:30pm 2 Lincoln Center, New York City 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. Hosted by singer & songwriter Lara Ewen 5:30pm — Teena Mayzing Singer-songwriter 6:05pm — Jeanne Marie Boes Soulful singer-songwriter 6:40pm — Queen Esther Black Americana

FRESH: Live! presents In With The New! Tuesday, June 5th  9:30am – 5pm App Nexus 28 W. 23rd St. 4th fl. New York City PLEASE NOTE: Queen Esther opens this event with original Black Americana. For this inaugural event, FRESH will gather our speakers and special guests for a day of cutting-edge conversation about “the new” that we are seeing emerge today—from science to fashion, gender equality to afrofuturism, policy to protesting youth. FRESH: Live manifests the mission of FRESH Speakers onto the main stage—centered around the belief that learning from a wider variety of humans makes for a smarter, more equitable world. Our goal is not only to create catalytic conversation between some of the most talented leaders we know, but also model what it looks like to convene and host gatherings that embody the principles of inclusion and belonging—not just tick diversity boxes, or preach to the usual choir. We invite you to explore just beyond the horizon line with us. The future is now.

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