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.
Queen Esther Sings Black Americana Roots & Ruckus at Jalopy Theater 133 Columbia Red Hook, Brooklyn August 9th at 9pm sharp NO COVER! An extraordinary lineup this week at Roots n’ Ruckus with amazing talent, full of old friends and new faces! Wednesday, August 9th at Jalopy Theatre and School of Music – as always, no cover! 9:00pm – Queen Esther 9:30pm – Feral Foster 10:00pm – Ali Dineen 10:30pm – Slow Pony 11:00pm – Fernandito Ferrer 11:30pm – Mattias Kaufmann & Zoë Aqua
Black Americana at the 9th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival! Presented by the Jalopy Theater & School of Music A Three Day Festival * 30+ Bands * Workshops! * A family friendly square dance! * and much more! St. Ann’s Church 157 Montague St. (between Clinton & Henry) Queen Esther performs on Sunday, April 30th at 5pm For tickets, click here. The Brooklyn Folk Festival strives to present the best in American and world folk music. Located in the heart of Brooklyn, NY our festival is a celebration of down home music, cultural diversity and memory. Each year we draw talent from New York’s own thriving folk music scene as well as from the national and international world of folk, traditional and vernacular music. The annual festival provides an opportunity for young and old alike to come together, enjoy music, workshops, film screenings, contests and jam sessions and be part of the vitality of our community. The festival is produced each year with a strong sense of vision and attention to detail with the goal of achieving an event that is more than the sum of its parts. The Brooklyn Folk Festival is presented each year by the Jalopy Theatre & School of Music, a grassroots community space that is a music venue, music school, instrument store and record label. By growing the Brooklyn Folk Festival over the past 9 years, the Jalopy has created a substantial and unique community event that brings together thousands of music lovers and hundreds of musicians to celebrate the valuable […]
HooDoo Lady: A Tribute to Memphis Minnie Friday, December 2nd at 9pm $10 Jalopy Theater 315 Columbia St. Red Hook Featuring Erin & Bug (of The Defibulators) Queen Esther Sarah Alden The Four O’Clock Flowers Gato Paloma Karen Poliski Rashad Brown Chloe Swantner Ali Dineen Joanna Sternberg Sunshine Nights Kylie Wilder Jazz Jam in Jalopy Tavern at 11pm Hosted by Joanna Sternberg All proceeds go toward The Water Protectors at Standing Rock.