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Green Fairy at The Red Room Thursday, October 5th, 2017! Doors open at 9:30pm. Tasting at 10pm! Join us as we celebrate our monthly showcase of absinthe tasting and entertainment, featuring a new brand of absinthe and a variety of risqué and bawdy performances each month, along with an introduction on what makes absinthe so unique and mysterious. This month we will feature Mata Hari Absinthe Bohemian! Mr. Kellfire Bray will guide you through the complexities of absinthe’s history and rituals. We’ll have special guests Queen Esther and Cassandra Rosebeetle! Live piano with Chris Johnson! Holly Honeypot will be at the door, Ms Zelma will be tending the absinthe pours, and Mr. Nelson Lugo spin hot tunes during the breaks! Tickets are available at http://greenfairyoctober2017.bpt.me/ Tickets and Dress Code Dress Code: Suit and tie, cocktail attire ($16 in advance, $20 at the Door. Suggested Attire: Vintage, evening wear, unmentionables or intimate attire ($11 in advance, $15 at the Door) Two drink minimum! The Red Room at KGB Bar 85 E 4th St New York

Arts Brookfield and NewSong Music Present Queen Esther Sings Black Americana Wednesday, June 28th at 12:30pm 1 New York Plaza New York City FREE, outdoors and open to the public! Soak up the sun and enjoy a lunchtime concert every Wednesday at One New York Plaza! Curated by New Song Music, Summer on the Plaza features music by the next wave of up and coming singer-songwriters. Arts Brookfield presents exciting, world-class cultural experiences to hundreds of thousands of people for free each year in both indoor and outdoor public spaces at Brookfield’s premier properties in New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Houston, Washington, D.C., Toronto, London, Perth and Sydney. From concerts, theater and dance to film screenings and art exhibitions, Arts Brookfield brings public spaces to life through art.

 Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra presents The 12th bi-annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor’s Island Saturday, June 10th & 11th 11am – 5pm PLEASE NOTE: Queen Esther & The Hot Five play the main stage on June 10th. For tickets, click here.About Jazz Age Lawn PartyJazz Age Lawn Party, now approaching its 12th year, is the world’s original and largest prohibition era inspired gathering. The event started as a small gathering in 2005 on NYC’s Governors Island, and has since grown into one of New York City’s most beloved events. This historically sold out event attracts thousands of time travelers each year, who come together to discover the music and zeitgeist of the 1920s.Consistently selected by the New York Times as one of the year’s most memorable events, Jazz Age Lawn Party offers a unique, interactive opportunity to relive one of the most colorful and formative epochs in American history. Performances That Channel the Jazz Age! MICHAEL ARENELLA AND HIS DREAMLAND ORCHESTRA is the world’s premier Jazz Age dance orchestra, specializing in the Hot-Jazz of the 1920s. Conductor, composer, musician and crooner Michael Arenella presents a personally transcribed, one-of-a-kind songbook for your listening and dancing pleasure. In the afternoon – listen and dance to the world’s finest 1920s dance orchestra – Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra – playing before an enormous sun-dappled dance floor. Join in on 1920s dance lessons and rub elbows with other fashionable Flappers and sporting gents, bedecked in their freshest holiday linens and straw hats. Witness the bedazzling Dreamland Follies, […]

MTA’s Subway Swing! A Nostalgia Boogie for the Ages Saturday, December 10th at 7pm  $25 Queens-bound 2nd Avenue F train platform and The MTA Museum   Hop on board our Nostalgia Swing Train for a special express ride from 2nd Avenue station to the Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn! Then, triple-step your way through our 1936 decommissioned subway station with FOUR live jazz bands, swing dancing, and vintage fashion – an after-hours boogie for the ages! Ticket price includes a one-way ride on the Nostalgia Swing Train, and admission to the party at the Museum. Tickets will be $25 and go on sale at 1pm on Thursday, December 1. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No sales will be conducted on the day of the event. We expect this event to sell out quickly, so act fast! Can’t make the party? Enjoy Holiday Rides on our vintage fleet of 1930s R1-9 cars every Sunday through December 18, and check out our collection of vintage train cars at the Museum year-round! http://www.nytransitmuseum.org/swing Photography and video recording are permitted onboard the train and at the Transit Museum. However, tripods and stands may not be used. All photographs taken are for personal use only and permission to photograph may be revoked at any time. Refunds are not available for ticketed programs. Should you be unable to attend, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to the Transit Museum and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. We will be meeting […]

Queen Esther performs at the American Folk Art Museum 2 Lincoln Center, New York City Accompanied by guitarist Jeff McLaughlin, Queen Esther plays a short acoustic set of selections from her latest Black Americana album The Other Side for the American Folk Art Museum’s Free Music Fridays series at 6:40pm. Music featured at the Free Music Fridays series thematically reflects the spirit of the self-taught art on view at the museum. Support the proceedings with a donation-based cash wine bar. Admission is always free. Hosted by Lara Ewen.