Tag : black americana

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.

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.