A Virtual Performance for The Green Fairy Society

The Green Fairy will return online again for a virtual party, Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 10pm EST on Zoom
with a special performance from Queen Esther Join us…

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A Presentation for New York Hot Jazz Camp

...and now, from New York Hot Jazz Camp --
How Black Women Performing Artists Shaped Our Modern Age
A presentation by Queen Esther
April 18th at 12pm

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Gild The Black Lily Album Review -- Parton and Pearl

Gild The Black Lily Album Review
PartonandPearl.com by Marcus K. Dowling Queen Esther's fourth studio album Gild The Black Lily, highlights the gift of being an African-American woman willing…

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Pre-order Gild The Black Lily!

Pre-order Gild The Black Lily via Bandcamp
Album Release: Friday, March 26th "Queen Esther is a Billie Holliday-ish singer. Her singing also somehow reminds me of Sly Stone in…

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Release Date: Gild The Black Lily

Gild The Black Lily Album Release Date: March 25th
Pre-order via iTunes and Bandcamp on March 5th Personnel:
Hilliard Greene, bass
Jeff McLaughlin, acoustic + electric guitars

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Folk Unlocked Virtual Showcases at Folk Alliance

Folk Alliance International presents
Brooklyn Americana Music Folk Unlocked
Virtual Showcases
For tickets and more info, click here!
Hosted by Jan Bell
Wednesday, February 24th…

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My People Were In Shipping -- In Conversation with Mike Montiero


My People Were In Shipping -- A Talk by Mike Montiero
In Conversation with Queen Esther, as they say
February 25th at 7pm - 8:30pm


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National YoungArts Foundation Creative Microgrant

As an alumna of The YoungArts Foundation, Queen Esther has received a creative microgrant to aid in production fees for an EP called Slow Days, Fast Times -- a work…

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New Perspectives Theater Company's 2021 Women's Work Short Play LAB

Queen Esther is one of six female playwrights chosen for the New Perspectives Theater Company's 2021 Women's Work Shorrt Play LAB Series. Emerging and mid-career female playwrights will be paired…

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New year, new website!

New year, new music -- new website! We hope you had a wonderful Happy Merry ChristmaKwanzaKah and are hopeful for a prosperous, healthy and happy 2021. More good news soon!

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New Articles Published on Medium

In the midst of the pandemic when Queen Esther was trying to imagine what the holidays would be like when she'd be all dressed up with nowhere to go, she…

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