Alice Austen House’ Songs of Alice and Gertrude as presented in conjunction with Tin Pan Alley
June 3, 2023
1:00 – 4:00 pm
2 Hylan Boulevard and 777 Front Street Staten Island, NY 10305
Celebrate Pride month and Photoville with the Alice Austen House and Tin Pan Alley on June 3rd, 2023. Enjoy an afternoon of music on the waterfront with Miss Maybell and Charlie Judkins, who will perform vintage jazz, ragtime and blues songs from 1900-1929. Listen to lesbian-feminist queer songs by Kay Turner and her band, including “Bicycling for Ladies”, a tribute to Alice Austen and Gertrude Tate’s love story.
Learn about the history of Tin Pan Alley, the birthplace of American Popular Music and the modern music industry on West 28th Street in New York City. Discover the stories of the songwriters, music publishers, performers and songs that created a new sound and industry in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Celebrate the landmark designation of Tin Pan Alley by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2019.