The Queen Of Brooklyn Blues: BEAREATHER REDDY

The Queen Of Brooklyn Blues: BEAREATHER REDDY

Under 21 With Guardian
$25 food & beverage minimum per person.

Join us at The Cutting Room for a night with The Queen of Brooklyn Blues:  BEAREATHER REDDY


Beareather Reddy, vocalist/songwriter/actress/producer, is a native of Sylvania, Georgia, received a B.A. in performance arts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Ms. Reddy has also performed in such night clubs as For My Sweet, Sweetwater's, Two Steps Down, The Duplex, Jazz966, Terra Blues, The Jalopy, Brooklyn Historical Society, The Jazzy Jazz Festival, Briggs Farm Blues Festival, the Bloomsburg, PA Blues the Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival and The "Blues to Bop Festival in Lugano, Switzerland and various community events and fundraisers.

She has worked with great musicians such as Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Avery Sharp, Abdullah Ibrahim, Sheila Jordan, Jimmy Sigler, Gerry Eastman, George Gee & the Jump Jiversand

Michele Rosewoman. She has appeared on " The David Letterman Show", "Jazz Corner" and ABC's WORLD NEWS NOW plus WORLD NEWS THIS MORNING.

Beareather is also the writer/producer/actress of three ongoing projects, “The Classic Blues Women - An Historical Tribute. This project gives an historical outlook of the era of the Classic Blues Women 1920-1930. The second project is “Dinah’s Blues” which depicts a day in the life of the legendary Blues/Jazz vocalist, Dinah Washington. Lastly, a tribute to the great American heroine, “Harriet Tubman - Ain’t life Funny?”

Beareather was the proprietor of the “Blues Only” venue Central Brooklyn. Presently, she is the producer of the annual Big EyedBlues Festival. She has presented national and international blues performers to the community, such as Mississippi Blues legend Bobby Rush, Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, Alexis P. Suter Band, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Bill Sims, Solomon Hicks and Guy Davis, to name a few.

The 11th Annual Big Eyed Blues Festival was held on June 30, 2018, at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Ms. Reddy is also the producer of an annual Ocean Hill Folk Festival which focus on the issue of Immigration.

Most recently, Ms. Reddy co-hosted “The Morning Blues Show” on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York

“I am a champion for the blues,” explained Ms. Reddy, “I want to create a place for people who love the blues, so they don’t have to leave Brooklyn to hear it. This mission is one of love for a wonderful art form. It is my attempt to celebrate and pass on the importance that blues music plays in our rich heritage”. She received the “Woman of Distinction Award in 2016, as well as inducted in New York Blues Hall of Fame.

Venue Information:
The Cutting Room
44 E 32nd St.
New York, NY, 10016