Queen Esther and The Blue Crowns at the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival Friday, September 23rd at 8pm Jalopy Theater (Opening night!) 315 Columbia St. in Red Hook Saturday, September 24th at 4pm Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Liberty View Lawn Brooklyn’s best play sixty shows at seven locations along the spectacular waterfront. Day time shows in The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge (Friday and Saturday), & Brooklyn Bridge Park (Saturday and Sunday). Evening Shows at beloved pioneer establishments in Red Hook and Dumbo: Jalopy Theatre, Sunny’s, Red Hook Bait and Tackle, 68 Jay Street Bar & Superfine. Winner of the ‘Dumbo Dozen’ Award for innovative and impactful work in the community at DUMBO Business Improvement District, AGM 2016. The Festival is made possible in part by generous sponsors and the office of Councilman Stephen Levin.
Queen Esther & The Blue Crowns Black Americana at its finest! Brooklyn’s Jalopy Theater 315 Columbia St. one set — 9pm Three bands! $15 The Line-up: Queen Esther — guitar, vocals Jeff McLaughlin — guitar, vocals Hilliard Greene — bass Shirazette Tinnin — drums
STOP TIME PRESENTS: Queen Esther & Her Trio Lost Classics Rare Sides Country Jazz Friday, May 20th 9:30pm – 12:30am FREE Stop Time Bar 1223 Bedford Ave Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn 718 230 1212 Her Trio: Kelvyn Bell, guitar Jeff McLaughlin, guitar Ben Rubin, bass
QUEEN ESTHER SINGS IN BECAUSE THE NIGHT: A TRIBUTE TO THE SONGS AND POETRY OF PATTI SMITH April 29th at 8:30pm Union Hall 702 Union St. Park Slope, Brooklyn For tickets, click here. FEATURING: Michael Alago Richard Barone Church of Betty Benjamin Cartel Rony Corcos Emily Duff Heather Eatman Queen Esther Irakli Gabriel & Anana Kaye Mamie Minch Puma Perl Dina Regine Tammy Faye Starlight Natti Vogel HOUSE BAND: Simeon Cain, drums Chris Foley, guitar Noah Hoffeld, cello Mark Plati, guitar and bass
BrownstoneJAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH FRIDAY FEST FISH FRY & OPEN MIC Music Arranger/Pianist ‘LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR.’ Presents ‘QUEEN ESTHER’ vocalist with BSJ MD/MC- ERIC LEMONS, bassist & VINCE ECTOR, drummer/percussionist artist: Queen Esther is an American actor, performer, musician, singer and songwriter. A member of blues/free jazz/funk guitarist James Blood Ulmer’s Black Rock Experience and a jazz vocalist, she continues to cultivate a sound that she describes as Black Americana. Queen Esther was the 2008 Grand Prize winner of the Jazzmobile Jazz Vocal Competition and a 2013 regional finalist and a 2014 finalist  and in the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest. venue: Discover a Jazzfest and Fishfry at a Historical Landmark Brooklyn Brownstone THE ROOM HAS ACOUSTIC SOUND, PLUS AN INTIMATE JAZZ FEEL EXPERIENCE The Historical 19th Century 1880’s Victorian Townhouse Bed and Breakfast parlor floor, living room concerts right in an original jazz community, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Owned by the same family for six generation Arriving to the community around the same time JAZZ did. Actually even before. An up close and personal jazz room that features some of todays Best JAZZ ARTISTS, keeping America’s first original music alive. Jazz Artists that have played, studied, toured, jammed and recorded on the major jazz scene for years. Find some of NYC’S best performances, with engaged audiences from all over the world that recognize some of the musicians that they’ve seen or heard before in their own countries playing an intimate room right in front them. TOUR WITHOUT A TOURIST FEEL See the inside of what is […]