Shanghai Mermaid presents Shanghai Express: Harlem Wednesday, December 4th 1933 8:30pm – 12:30am EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! Live music, dancing, cocktails. Hot jazz and blues by Queen Esther & The Hot Five Burlesque performances by Delysia Lachatte you are invited to a party (series) inspired by the 1932 film shanghai express, about an eccentric cast of characters traveling from peking to shanghai. each soirée takes place at a different stop along the imagined route of that train. this time, we’ll be stopping over in a subterranean harlem speakeasy in the late years of the harlem renaissance, and on the 86th anniversary of the eve of the repeal of prohibition. HOW MUCH: $25/$29/$35 (early bird/advance/door) WHERE: Alley Cat in The Beekman 10 Theater Alley New York City
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.
NY Jazz Festival and Shanghai Mermaid present Storyville Stomp: Last Night in Storyville December 16th — 7:30pm and 10pm PLEASE NOTE: 7:30pm show is sold out. Second show added! Tickets are now available for the 10pm show. Travel back in time for an exhilarating multi-stage immersive jazz age experience inspired by Storyville, New Orleans, the famed red-light district where early jazz flourished until it was shut down in 1917. The evening will include hot jazz by Aurora Nealand and The Royal Roses, Jon-Erik Kellso’s Mahogany Hall Pleasure Society Jazz Band featuring vocalist Mara Kaye, Dennis Lichtman’s Hottet featuring blues stylist Queen Esther, blues singer Blind Boy Paxton, and ragtime and stride pianist Dalton Ridenhour. Dancers and performance artists will include Gaby Galore & Her Sugar Shakers, burlesque queen Perle Noire, Phonograph DJ MAC, and Lillian Lorraine & Her Lovely Ladies. Hosted by Juliette Campbell, founder of Shanghai Mermaid, in celebration of the time-traveling cabaret’s 10th anniversary. Performances will be occurring at multiple locations in the downstairs level of Symphony Space. Patrons are free to move about the spaces during the event. Seating is not guaranteed at each performance location. In partnership with New York Hot Jazz Festival, Shanghai Mermaid, and Rolling Fork Music