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The New York Hot Jazz Festival presents Mahogany Hall Stomp The Triad * 158 W. 72nd St.  * New York City January 29th 5pm & 7:30pm FOR TICKETS, CLICK HERE. FEATURING: Patrick Bartley Orchestra *** Tatiana Eva-Marie *** Sasha Masakowski *** Queen Esther *** DeWitt Fleming Jr. *** Charles Turner *** The Copacetics *** Join us for a sizzling hot jazz extravaganza with a dollop of pre-New Year’s Eve celebratory spirit mixed in, as we kick off 130th birthday fete of one of America’s greatest songwriters, Spencer Williams, whose hits (Mahogany Hall Stomp, Basin Street Blues, I Found A New Baby, Everybody Loves My Baby) comprised a veritable soundtrack of the Jazz Age. The show will feature red hot styling of Patrick Bartley Orchestra, the swinging vocal harmonies of The Copacetics, the exhilarating tap dance wizardry of Dewitt Fleming Jr., mellifluous vocals of Tatiana Eva-Marie, Queen Esther, Charles Turner III, as well as Sasha Masakowski. An evening of swinging revelry awaits!

Arenella Productions presents JAZZ AGE TEA DANCE! Michael Arenella & his Dreamland Orchestra featuring Queen Esther December 16th  2pm – 6pm The Bell House 149 7th St. Gowanus, Brooklyn Purchase Tickets: http://jazzageteadance.eventbrite.com For Directions and info on The Bell House: https://www.thebellhouseny.com/info/ Back by popular demand – JAZZ AGE TEA DANCE returns! This year’s magical setting is THE BELL HOUSE– a 19th century warehouse along the banks of the storied Gowanus Canal. Just a short walk from the F,G and R trains, the historic and cozy vestige of Brooklyn’s past will be filled with the happy scents of ginger, spice and all things nice. MICHAEL ARENELLA & HIS DREAMLAND ORCHESTRA keeps you toasty with Fox Trots, Waltzes, Latin and Musical Novelties. In homage to the grand British colonial tradition of the afternoon tea dance, a complimentary spread of exotic teas will enliven your senses. Complimentary holiday sweets and light treats frame the dance floor. Partake in a dance lesson at 2pm with Roddy Caravella before the orchestra begins. A full cash bar offers cocktails, wine and beer, as well as non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. Also, in addition to our complimentary tea service, holiday sweets and treats, The Bell House features a yummy bar food menu for a la carte purchase! (Cards accepted) Tickets: EARLYBIRD FOR ONE $35 EARLYBIRD FOR TWO $60 (Available until November 16th) GENERAL ADMISSION FOR ONE $40 GENERAL ADMISSION FOR TWO $70 (After November 16th) WINTER BALL/TEA DANCE DISCOUNT Receive a $10 discount off Jazz Age Tea Dance if also attending Winter Ball! […]

Jalopy Theater presents The 4th Annual Roots n’ Ruckus Fest! December 5th – 9th Jalopy Theater 315 Columbia St. PLEASE NOTE: QUEEN ESTHER SINGS BLACK AMERICANA ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 8TH AT JALOPY THEATER! It’s happening again…and we’ve lost our minds! 45+ bands! We’ve expanded it so much it’s utter insanity! 4 Days! 2 Stages! Holiday Bazaar! Guess what??? IT’S FREE! IT’S FREE! IT’S FREE! Wednesday, December 5th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 9:00 PM – The Jalopy Chorus 9:30 PM – Taylor Plas 10:00 PM – Yva Las Vegass 10:30 PM – Eva Salina & Peter Stan 11:00 PM – Lord Youth 11:30 PM – Rashad Brown Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 8:00 PM – Wyndham Baird 9:00 PM – Hannah Thompson 10:00 PM – The Berger Sisters 11:00 PM – Anna J. Witiuk Thursday, December 6th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 8:30 PM – Miss Maybell with Charlie Judkins 9:00 PM – Brooklyn Raga Massive with Neel Murgai & Mir Naqibul Islam 9:30 PM – Bobby Blue The Balladeer 10:00 PM – Tamar Korn 10:30 PM – Litvakus 11:00 PM – Miriam Elhajli 11:30 PM – The Four o’clock Flowers Stage 2: Jalopy Tavern 8:00pm – Paisley Fields 9:00pm – Mara Kaye 10:00pm – Skalopy Brass Friday, December 7th Stage 1: Jalopy Theatre 8:00 PM – Eli Smith 8:30 PM – Ukrainian Village Voices 9:00 PM – Jan Bell 9:30 PM – Piedmont Blūz Acoustic Duo 10:00 PM – The Sunwrays (Frankie Sunswept & Kyle Morgan) 10:30 PM – The Horse-Eyed Men 11:00 PM – Isto 11:30 […]

Queen Esther performs Black Americana at The Obama Foundation Summit November 18th, 7pm Marriott Marquis Chicago, Ill Theme: Common Hope, Uncommon Stories WATCH THE LIVESTREAM AT OBAMA.ORG! #obamasummit   The Obama Foundation will host its second annual invitation only summit this November 18-19 in Chicago. President Obama will attend and speak at the event, which for the first time will bring together participants across the Foundation’s inaugural programs—Obama Foundation Fellows, Scholars, Africa Leaders, Community Leadership Corps members, and representatives of the Global Girls Alliance and My Brothers’ Keeper Alliance communities. The theme of this year’s Summit is “Common Hope. Uncommon Stories.”—a recognition that we all want a better future for our communities, even if there are many ways to seek it. The Summit will bring together community leaders from around the world—from diverse backgrounds and with different points of view—to advance the conversation about what community leadership in action means today. Consistent with the Foundation’s mission to inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world and its work to honor the legacy of President and Mrs. Obama, the Foundation also will engage participants in the development of the Obama Presidential Center and Museum. Through its telling of the Obamas’ story, the Foundation hopes to inspire people both in Chicago and around the world to realize their potential is limitless. Summit participants will include 100 young people from across Chicago who have participated in the Community Leadership Corps, as well as other neighbors in Chicago. It also will include 200 other Community Leadership Corps participants […]

SWING PARTY! Eyal Vilner Big Band featuring Queen Esther and Brandon Bain Saturday, October 27th — 10:30pm to 1:30am The Django in The Roxy Hotel 2 Sixth Avenue (212) 519-6649 For reservations (recommended!) http://www.thedjangonyc.com/reserve Swing Party with Eyal Vilner Big Band featuring Esther Queen and Brandon Bain! The party is ON!!! Shine up your dancing shows and come swing with us at the The Django!! Starring: Queen Esther, Brandon Bain – vocals Eyal Vilner – saxophone, clarinet, flute, arrangements and conducting Jay Rattman – alto, clarinet, flute Jordan Pettay – alto, clarinet, flute Anthony Nelson Jr – tenor Daniel Pearson – tenor, clarinet Jason Marshall – bari Scott Englebright – trumpet John Lake – trumpet Edo Gur – trumpet Dan Blankinship – trumpet James Burton III – trombone Javier Nero – trombone Becca Patterson – bass trombone Ray Gallon – piano Clovis Nicolas – bass Paul Francis – drums