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Shanghai Mermaid presents Music & Moonlight on the Hudson featuring Queen Esther & The Hot Five For tickets, click here! you are invited to join us as we take a moonlight cruise on the hudson river  with the majestic manhattan skyline as our backdrop. let us ‘shanghai’ you, and take you hostage for a night of music, glamour and romance. the party will be on the clipper city tall ship, a pre-civil war era sailboat that is 158 ft long and 120 feet in height. we’ll sail from 9pm – 11pm, though the party will start on the dock at 8:15pm with the band’s first set. i so hope you    can join us for a lovely evening of music and moonlight. dressy and/or vintage attire is highly suggested, and no casual attire is requested. you’ll have more fun if you dress up! the weather is supposed to be grand, and the views of the statue of  liberty and the city will be breathtaking. LOCATION the clipper city sailboat both docks and sails from slip 2, north of the staten island ferry terminal, and at the southern most tip of battery park. please click here for directions, a map, etc.

THE 13TH ANNUAL JAZZ AGE LAWN PARTY ON GOVERNOR’S ISLAND! JUNE 16TH AND 17TH AUGUST 25TH AND 26TH PLEASE NOTE: Queen Esther & The Hot Five perform on Saturday, June 16th and Saturday August 25th! ACTIVITIES: *DANCE LESSONS teach you the hottest dance steps of the time: CHARLESTON and PEABODY DANCE CONTESTS (Saturday is Charleston, Sunday is Peabody) see who’s the Bee’s Knees in this lighthearted dance-off *VINTAGE PORTRAITS – You Ought To Be In Pictures, perched upon one of our Paper Moons *BATHING BEAUTIES AND BEAUS PROMENADE (Sundays only, June 17th and August 26th) – pull that itchy wool number out of the mothballs and parade it for all to admire (For entry email: voon@icloud.com) *1920s MOTORCAR EXHIBITION get up close and personal with flivvers and Tin Lizzies *CROQUET, free and open to all. JAZZ AGE LAWN PARTY CROQUET TOURNAMENT on Sundays, June 17th and August 26th Announcing! *THE HIGH COURT OF PIE CONTEST (Sunday, August 26th Only) This year, the pie’s the limit at JALP. Announcing celebrity judges: RAIZA COSTA, host of Brazil’s Food Network sensation “Dulce Delight” http://www.delightdulce.com and ALICIA WALTER, founder of the world famous ONCE UPON A TART bakery in SoHo, NYC. http://onceuponatart.com This year’s categories are: “The Bee’s Knee’s” – for exciting and imaginative interpretation! & “Zoozled” – alcohol infused! Both winning bakers will be featured on an episode of “Dulce Delight”! Contestants must pre-register for contest and specify category at jalpevents@gmail.com. Pie must be submitted to the High Court Of Pie table by 12:30pm on Sunday. Winners will be announce from Main Stage at 3:45pm. Note: Pie Baking Contest happens on Sunday, August 27th ONLY! *KIDLAND carnival games and prizes for junior gents and Flapperettes *TWO EXPANSIVE, JUMBO-SIZED WOODEN DANCE FLOORS set up […]

Hot Jazz Sunset Sundays at Gallow Green August 12th at 7pm — Queen Esther and her Quartet + Blind Boy Paxton with Phonograph DJ MAC on the gramophone The Rooftop at The McKittrick Hotel 542 West 27th Street, New York City Admission is FREE! Co-presented by the New York Hot Jazz Festival and The McKittrick Hotel, Hot Jazz Sunset Sundays at Gallow Green is an all new series at our rooftop hideaway. Join us atop the hotel each week at 7pm as we showcase the best hot jazz in New York City. Food and libations are available for purchase and while reservations are not required, we do suggest booking a table should you wish to dine. Reservations are available by calling 212-564-1662 or by clicking here.

Hilliard Greene Trio featuring Queen Esther Harlem Afternoon Jazz Series Greater Calvary Baptist Church 43-55 W. 124th St. (between Malcolm X Blvd & Marcus Garvey Park harlemjazzboxx.com Every Tuesday afternoon and Friday evening Harlem play’s host to some of today’s most talented jazz musicians and history’s greatest jazz music in a musical tribute of epic proportions. Concertgoers will spend each Tuesday afternoon or Friday evening surrounded by the cool vibrations of jazz as they are soothed and invigorated by seemingly magical strings and horns. This is an event for all of the senses, and it is meant to be both mentally and spiritually up lifting. Tuesday Afternoon: There are two sets — 1st set: Noon – 12:45pm (15-min break) 2nd set: 1:00 – 1:45.  The house doors open at 11:30 a.m. Each year thousands of visitors and tourists flock to Harlem club’s seeking to experience and hear the soulful music that Harlem has come to be known for.  No more waiting for the lights to go down or paying a hefty price to enjoy the soulful immortal sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis (to name just a few).  Their voices and music live on throughout the city as performers pay tribute to these greats every day. Harlem Jazz Series mission is to preserve, promote and perpetuate the music which is indigenous to North America: blues, jazz, gospel and all genres which derive from our African American heritage.

Deco on the Delaware Philadelphia’s Premiere Jazz Age Event! Saturday, August 4th 11am – 5pm Glen Foerd Riverfront Estate 5001 Grant Ave. Featuring music and dance from: Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra Drew Nugent and The Midnight Society Queen Esther & Her Quartette The Dreamland Follies The Fishtown Footers Glen Foerd is a public park where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to enjoy a rich natural landscape, historic buildings and impressive art collection surrounded by a grand, intact 19th century estate. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Historic American Landscape Survey. Glen Foerd is the last Delaware River estate in Philadelphia open to the public. In addition to the Gilded Age mansion, other historic structures on the property include a boathouse, garden house, cottage, gatehouse, observation tower, and carriage house. The 30,000 square foot mansion includes an art gallery and rathskellar.