Tag : Brooklyn

Gemini & Scorpio present Swing House 10th Anniversary: 1920s speakeasy, remixed Sat, March 10th 9pm – late! (dance class 9:30pm), 21+ (25+ recommended) $20 until 12:30am, $10 after for electro-swing dance party Gemini & Scorpio Loft, must RSVP for Gowanus, BK address For tickets, click here. A classic speakeasy party in a secret Brooklyn loft, with live swingin’ sounds by vintage jazz bands, blazing burlesque divas, exotic cocktails, and the best electro-swing DJs remixing and reinventing vintage grooves late into the night. “Gatsby-era fun with a twist of new-school vibe” (The Village Voice). The night starts with an introductory dance class for swing basics by Brooklyn Swings, who teach at our loft every Monday night. Then a celebratory free champagne toast at 10pm, before we kick off the live entertainment. Live music until 12:30am by likely the most-booked band of Swing House’s existence: Queen Esther and the The Hot Five, playing sultry originals and expert renditions of rare all-American standards from the 1920s-30s. Burlesque fabulousness during and between band sets by burlesque queens Amber Ray & Nina La Voix. Sweet remixed vintage beats after, until the dancing is done. Plus: the gambling den! A taste of our casino nights, with a poker tournament and a roulette table going till at least 1am. You could win drinks and tickets to future events, and yes, if you have casino credit on file with us, you can use it to play.

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**

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, […]

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.

PLATFORM: Creative Musings On Mass Transit The New York Transit Museum (Corner of Boerum & Schermerhorn)Brooklyn, New York Tuesday, October 17th 6pm – 8:30pm $15/$10 for Museum Members Accompanied by guitarist Jeff McLaughlin, Queen Esther performs songs of every genre about life in Manhattan. Inspired by the engineering, intricate choreography, and impromptu interactions of your daily commute? Wish there was an open mic night for historians and urbanists? A show-and-tell for your creative musings on mass transit? Us, too. The Transit Museum presents PLATFORM, an exciting series of cross-disciplinary programs created by the public for the public. Have an idea? We’ll give you a platform. Join us at the Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday, October 17th at 6:00pm for an evening of site-specific theater, photography, dance, musical saws, and more — all set against the backdrop of our 1936 subway station home.  For more information, click here.