As the birthplace of the LGBTQIA+ movement, NYC is a haven for many queer communities from around the world who have made the city their home. This Pride Month, Candlelight invites you to kick off celebrations with a spectacular tribute concert to some of the most respected and beloved queer musicians in music history. The Williamsburg Hotel will be providing the perfect backdrop for this mesmerizing concert while a sea of glimmering candles emits a warm glow throughout the unforgettable evening.
While the city is teeming with millions of people celebrating the month’s festivities, you can escape to this intimate Candlelight concert that’s providing a refuge from the hustle and bustle of NYC. Get ready to hear beautiful renditions of classics from legends such as Elton John as well as more contemporary hitmakers like Sam Smith at this magical concert paying tribute to queer icons this June.
Many trailblazing queer artists have put their careers on the line to share their own personal stories in their music. Artists like Frank Ocean and Lil Nas X are prime examples of musicians whose music has helped change attitudes, challenged stereotypes and connected with millions of listeners from across the world thanks to their honest lyrics and relatable storytelling.
On June 1st, Candlelight is hosting this magnificent concert that pays homage to queer artists who have paved the way for other musicians to openly share their truth through their music. Start off this Pride Month by listening to songs such as Janelle Monáe’s “Pynk” and Brandi Carlisle’s “Our Story” performed on strings by a magnificent string quartet while hundreds of candles create an incredibly soothing ambiance that you won’t forget anytime soon.
Candlelight at The Williamsburg Hotel
Located in the heart of Brooklyn, this five-star hotel welcomes thousands of visitors from near and far every year. Encased in brick, glass and Corten steel, The Williamsburg Hotel is a statement architectural piece that offers guests stunning views of Manhattan and Brooklyn.
The hotel’s interior is styled with double-height ceilings, natural finishes and unique style elements that make it an ideal setting to host this intimate Candlelight concert. Sit back and relax as a sea of candles illuminates the hotel’s impressive decor and creates a calming environment perfect to enjoy breathtaking live music.
Come along to this enchanting Candlelight concert that will be putting a classical twist on some of your favorite songs by queer musicians. From Elton John to Lil Nas X, you’ll hear how the music of legendary artists and contemporary stars sounds when performed by a string quartet in a remarkable setting that has to be experienced to be believed.
There will be two back-to-back concerts taking place at 6:30 pm and 9 pm. Concerts last 65 minutes and doors open 45 minutes prior to the start time.