Thursday, May 16, 2013: Four Fathers Brewery Event/80’s Party at The Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC. Prizes for best 80’s costume, tunes by DJ Mellie Mel, burlesque by Cherie Sweetbottom. Doors at 6 pm. http://inlovewithbier.com/wordpress2/
Saturday, May 18, 2013: NOTE: Due to a death in the family, the luscious GiGi Holliday will be performing in my place. Check her out!! La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Café & Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC. “DC’s sexiest brunch!” $29.50 for 3-course prix fixe menu. Seating at 2 pm, reservations required: http://laboumbrunch.com/index.html
ABSfest (Americana Burlesque and Sideshow Festival), Asheville, NC:
- Friday, May 24, 2013: Sideshow Saloon–The Accidental Circus presents The Wild West Space Opera in Space with Dinosaurs at The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC. With Mab Just Mab, Swami YoMahmi, Onca O’Leary, Buster Britches, Cherie Sweetbottom, go-go dancing dinosaurs, and a costume contest! Doors at 10 pm, show at 10:30 pm, tickets $15. This show follows an earlier and entirely different ABSfest-sponsored event at 8:30 pm, also $15, and tickets to each event may be purchased separately OR a double-feature ticket may be purchased for $25 at http://www.absfest.com.
- Saturday, May 25, 2013: Performing with Carnivalesque at the ABSfest Saturday Spectacular at The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC. With international cabaret star and raconteur Armitage Shanks, author and starlet Jo “Boobs” Weldon of the New York School of Burlesque, and many other performers from around the world. Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm. Tickets $25 general admission, $45 VIP, at http://theorangepeel.net.
- Sunday, May 26, 2013: Come to Ta-Tas: Sunday Burlesque Brunch at Lexington Avenue Brewery, 39 N. Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC. Hosted by New Orleans’ very own Reverend Pastor Father Brother Ben Wisdom. Show at 12:30 pm, tickets $7 at www.absfest.com.
Thursday, May 30, 2013: Naked Girls Reading Presents Nerdettes with special guest Mourna Handful at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC. With Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets $20 presale ($21.69 with service fee)/$25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased here: http://nakedgirlsreadingnerdettes.bpt.me/
Wednesday, June 5, 2013: Beauty + Brains Burlesque/Burlesque + Variety at Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA. With The Wandering Cellist, Cherie Sweetbottom, Miss Rose, Aly Katz, and Eyrie Twilight. Doors at 8:30 pm, show at 9 pm. Tickets $10. http://www.ravenlounge.com/
Friday, June 7, 2013: Best of Burlesque(er): Pride Edition DC at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC. http://www.blackcatdc.com/
Saturday, June 8, 2013: La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Café & Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC. “DC’s sexiest brunch!” $29.50 for 3-course prix fixe menu. Seating at 2 pm, reservations required: http://laboumbrunch.com/index.html
Saturday, June 8, 2013: Twisted Knickers Burlesque presents Bad Girls at the Yellow Sign Theatre, 1726 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD. With Tapitha Kix, Beaujolais Nouveau, Cherie Sweetbottom, Cherie Nuit, Eyrie Twilight, Miz Hips, emcee Hot Todd Lincoln, and stage kitten Blanca Chingamiga. Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm, tickets $10. Available for advance purchase here:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/393483
Saturday, June 15, 2013: Best of Burlesque(er): Pride Edition Baltimore at The Windup Space, 12 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD. http://www.thewindupspace.com/
Friday, July 12, 2013: Pretty in Pasties: A Burlesque Tribute to the Movies of the 1980’s at The State Theatre, 220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA. http://www.thestatetheatre.com/index.xml