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 […]
Queen Esther sings Black Americana LIVE on WPRB! Music You Can’t Hear on the Radio Listen in at 103.3FM and online ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD at wprb.com Sunday, July 17th at 7pm! For more information, click here. DJ Frank Todd guest hosts Music You Can’t Hear on the Radio from 7pm – 10pm on 103.3FM featuring Queen Esther, Mike Agranoff, Mike Gorka and Pat “Soulcat” Toner. Singer-songwriter and musician Queen Esther performs selections from her critically acclaimed Black Americana album The Other Side, with additional guitar and vocals from Jeff McLaughlin. Now 4 Ways To Listen to “the best radio program in the universe” which is “always very wide-ranging, unpredictable and fun”: LIVE on Sundays from 7:00-10:00 pm: 1. 103.3 FM – in New Jersey from Morristown to Cherry Hill, Red Bank to Milford and Exits 4-13 of the Turnpike and in much of Philadelphia and Bucks County. 2. WPRB.com – anywhere in the world. PODCAST (Almost) TO LISTEN LATER: 3. DAR.FM – Check out this VCR-type device you can set to automatically record the show each week. Then you can listen at your convenience on your PC, mobile phone or other device, save through iTunes or other programs, and/or record onto CDs to listen in your car. 4. TuneIn Radio – listen on your web browser on PC or Mac; mobile device apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, Palm, BlackBerry, Samsung Bada, and Windows Phone; and home devices including Google TV, Yahoo TV, Roku, and WDTV). Music You Can’t Hear On The Radio was begun […]
**ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS AVAILABLE** Return to romance at Michael Arenella’s 5th annual SWEETHEART SOIRÉE. To celebrate the Soirée’s fifth flirtatious year, we have, in collaboration with ST-GERMAIN, chosen a most posh and exclusive rendezvous point – NORWOOD, a perfectly preserved, landmarked 1947 mansion. A strictly private club, enjoy a rare opportunity to experience this stylishly bohemian hideaway as our guest. Whether with an amour, wedded to one you adore or hoping to meet the one you’re looking for, this promises to be an evening of enchantment and delightful intrigue. Plenty of plush seating, artisanal French cocktails featuring St-Germain and wooden floors for dancers will assure a most chic and intimate affair. A passionate programme of entertainment will be featured over four floors of this lavish Victorian manse: *MICHAEL ARENELLA and His Sextet, your devoted host and beloved bandleader *NICOLE RENAUD, the luminous accordionist and chanteuse *Jazz royalty, QUEEN ESTHER and trio *Tap-dance darlings THE MINSKY SISTERS Enjoy a dance lesson for both singles and doubles at 9:30PM with the ever-dapper and undeniably adorable RODDY CARAVELLA. A gorgeous gratis portrait in our St-Germain KISSING BOOTH. Guests are welcomed with a complimentary ST-GERMAIN COCKTAIL. Cupid-approved cocktails alongside fabulous wines will be available for purchase at three unique bars. Complimentary gourmet hors d’oevres and sweet treats will be featured throughout the evening. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH DOORS AT 9PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FROM 9PM – 1AM ALL GUESTS MUST BE 21 AND OVER BLACK TIE/EVENING ATTIRE IS ENCOURAGED.