Upcoming Shows

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Happy New Year!  I’m so pleased to introduce the beautiful new logo for my quarterly show, House of Sweetbottom Blues & Burlesque Revue, by artist Steven Warrick.  A happy and prosperous 2015 to you and your dear ones!

Saturday, January 24, 2015: La Boum Boum Room at L’Enfant Cafe, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://www.lenfantcafe.com/

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Saturday, January 31, 2015: La Boum Boum Room at L’Enfant Cafe, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://www.lenfantcafe.com/

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Friday, February 13, 2015: Church Night at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/church-night.html

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Saturday, February 14, 2015: Dark Odyssey: Winter Fire in Washington, DC. http://darkodyssey.com/winterfire-2015/

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Friday, February 20, 2015: Naked Girls Reading Presents Authors of Color at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://nakedgirlsreadingrainbow.bpt.me/

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Friday, March 6, 2015: House of Sweetbottom Blues & Burlesque Revue at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html

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Saturday, March 7, 2015: La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC. http://www.lenfantcafe.com/

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Saturday, March 7, 2015: Birthday Buddha at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  https://birthdaybuddha.eventbrite.com

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Friday, March 13, 2015: Naked Girls Reading at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015: Jonny Grave’s Juke Joint Blues Revue at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC. http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html

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Friday, April 3, 2015: The Evil League of Ecdysiasts presents Al Night Long: A Burlesque & Variety Tribute to Weird Al Yankovic at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html

Shows, Classes, and Performances

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Flyer for The Halloween Circus by Ellie Musgrave.

Friday, October 24, 2014: The Weirdo Show at the Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://weirdoshowdc.brownpapertickets.com/

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Sunday, October 26, 2014: Teaching “Basic Burlesque Costuming” from 2 pm – 3:30 pm at Studio Holliday at Anacostia Arts Center.  Tickets: http://www.studioholliday.com/#!services1/chxi

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Friday, October 31, 2014: Jonny Grave & the Tombstones present the 2014 Halloween Circus at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/mardi-gras.html

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Saturday, November 1, 2014: Snake Oil, Saints, & Spirits at Gallery O on H, 1354 H St NE, Washington, DC.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014: Deadly Affairs: Games People Play at 10 pm on Investigation Discovery.  http://www.investigationdiscovery.com/tv-shows/deadly-affairs/tv-schedule.htm

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Monday, November 10, 2014: Dr. Sketchy’s Baltimore at The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave, Baltimore, MD.  Tickets: http://bit.ly/1wZp8a4

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Friday, November 14, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Poetry at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://nakedgirlsreadingpoetry.bpt.me/

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Saturday, November 15, 2014: **Reservation only** La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe-Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC . Reservations: http://www.laboumbrunch.com/

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Saturday, November 22, 2014: Barbarellesque at The Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD.  Tickets: http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/barbarellesque

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Sunday, November 23, 2014: American Supernatural at 10 pm on The Weather Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7q77VVCTv0&list=PLki90Aw2GjdcmzTRUBpmjvl1EaiJLaw_l&index=9

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Saturday, November 29, 2014: Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St NE, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.rockandrollhoteldc.com/

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Friday, December 5, 2014: House of Sweetbottom Blues and Burlesque Revue at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC. http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html

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Saturday, December 6, 2014: Twisted Knickers presents Calendar Girls at the Yellow Sign Theatre, 1726 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD.

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Saturday, December 13, 2014: Naked Girls Reading: Solstice at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

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Upcoming Performances

Cherie Sweetbottom by Stacy Atwell Photography

Cherie Sweetbottom by Stacy Atwell Photography

 

Saturday, September 20, 2014: Naked Girls Reading DC Present World Mythology at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/852590

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014: Go-go dancing at Hotsy Totsy Burlesque presents a Doctor Who Tribute at The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard St, New York, NY.  Tickets: http://www.slipperroom.com.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014: Go-go dancing at The Teaser Party of the 12th Annual New York Burlesque Festival at The Bell House, 149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY.  Tickets: http://www.thebellhouseny.com/event/624071-12th-annual-new-york-brooklyn/

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Saturday, September 27, 2014: Naked Girls Reading DC at Fantom Comics’ Banned Books Week Event at Fantom Comics, 2010 P St NW, Washington, DC.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014: DC Industree F*ck Forks Event benefitting F*ck Cancer at Mess Hall DC, 703 Edgewood St NE, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fck-forks-2014-tickets-12356892799?ref=ebtnebtckt

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Friday, October 3, 2014: Best of Burlesque(er) Dead Disco! at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html
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Saturday, October 18, 2014: **Reservation only** La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe-Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC . Reservations: http://www.laboumbrunch.com/

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Saturday, October 18, 2014: Naked Girls Reading DC present Naked Ghouls Reading at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.
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Friday, October 24, 2014: The Weirdo Show at the Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.

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Friday, October 31, 2014: Jonny Grave & the Tombstones present the 2014 Halloween Circus at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/mardi-gras.html

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Friday, November 14, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Poetry at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

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Saturday, November 15, 2014: **Reservation only** La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe-Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC . Reservations: http://www.laboumbrunch.com/

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Saturday, November 22, 2014: Barbarellesque at The Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD.  Tickets: http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/barbarellesque

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Friday, December 5, 2014: House of Sweetbottom Blues and Burlesque Revue at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.

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Saturday, December 6, 2014: Twisted Knickers presents Calendar Girls at the Yellow Sign Theatre, 1726 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD
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Upcoming Performances

Flyer by Steven Warrick

Flyer by Steven Warrick

Friday, August 1, 2014: The Evil League of Ecdysiasts presents Pastius Revelio: A Burlesque Show of Magical Proportions at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque2.html

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Friday, August 8, 2014: Burlesque Babes on the Bay: A Burlesque Fundraiser for the American Legion, Post 141 at American Legion Post 141, 1707 Forest Dr, Annapolis, MD.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014: Naked Girls Reading DC Presents the 2nd Annual So You Wanna Be A Naked Girl competition, in which the audience will choose which performer will be our guest Naked Girl for our September show!  DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: sywbnakedgirlsreadingl.bpt.me

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Friday, August 15, 2014: Show Me DC Burlesque at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque3.html

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Saturday, August 16, 2014: Twisted Knickers presents Burlesque! A Live Cabaret Experience with the Bearcat Boas at the State Theatre, 200 N. Washington St, Falls Church, VA.  Tickets: http://www.thestatetheatre.com/events/e1758.xml

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Friday, August 22, 2014: Twister Knickers presents Burlesque! A Live Cabaret Experience with the Bearcat Boas at the Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC.  Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/796483
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Saturday, August 23, 2014: **Reservation only** La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe-Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC . Reservations: http://www.laboumbrunch.com/

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Saturday, September 6, 2014: **Reservation only** La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe-Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC . Reservations: http://www.laboumbrunch.com/
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Saturday, September 6, 2014: Twisted Knickers presents Broadway & Breakfast at the Yellow Sign Theatre, Baltimore, MD.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Mythology at the DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

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Upcoming Shows

The Carnivalesque Roadshow Spring 2014 Tour

The Carnivalesque Roadshow at the 2014 Festival of Doom.  Photo by Sean Rayford.

The Carnivalesque Roadshow at the 2014 Festival of Doom. Photo by Sean Rayford.

Harkening back to a bygone era of dust bowl circuses & traveling sideshows, The Carnivalesque Roadshow stars international cabaret legend ARMITAGE SHANKS, The Carny Preacher, Burlesque Hall of Fame’s 2012 “King of Boylesque” RUSSELL BRUNER, “Baltimore’s Sicilian Queen” MARIA BELLA, Sideshow phenom SWAMI YOMAHMI, aerial artist from Atlanta, GA SADIE HAWKINS, Matron of The Atlanta Burlesque and Cabaret Soceity TALLOOLAH LOVE, Co-producer of Burlesque Hall of Fame’s “Best Troupe” The Peek-a-Boo Revue, Philadelphia’s own CHERRY BOMB , the burlesque delights of Gilded Lily’s GIGI HOLLIDAY & songstress SOPHIA SUNDAY, “ The Ambassador of Skin” CHERIE SWEETBOTTOM, the vaudevillian musical-comedy duo, HOT & BOTHERED, as well as buxom beauties, VALERIA VOXX and MOURNA HANDFUL, and handsome hunks plying their trade at the Carnivalesque Cooch Tent & along Mab’s Mobile Midway.

Saturday, May 3, 2014: Opera House LIVE, 131 W German St, Shepherdstown, WV.    TICKETS: http://www.operahouselive.com/ 

Sunday, May 4, 2014: The State Theatre, 220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA.  TICKETS: http://www.thestatetheatre.com/events/e1745.xml

Saturday, May 10, 2014: Southland Ballroom, 614 N. West St. Raleigh, NC. TICKETS: http://southlandballroom.com/events/carnivalesque-roadshow/

Sunday, May 11, 2014: The Rex Theater, 1602 E. Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA.   TICKETS: http://www.showclix.com/event/s20140511crnv

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Thursday, May 15, 2014: Serial Killer Burlesque at Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

Friday, May 16, 2014: Zou Zou Revue: Le Funk at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC

Saturday, May 17, 2014: **Reservation only** La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Cafe-Bar, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC 

Friday, May 23, 2014: The Black Cat Bacchanalia at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.

Sunday, May 26, 2014: Naked Girls Reading DC presents The Classics at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

Friday, June 13, 2014: House of Sweetbottom Blues & Burlesque Revue at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC 

Friday, June 20, 2014: The Evil League of Ecdysiasts presents Whedonism: A Burlesque Tribute to Joss Whedon at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC. 

Saturday, June 21, 2014: Naked Girls Reading DC presents Neil Gaiman at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.

Saturday, June 28, 2014: Barbarellesque at the State Theatre, 220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA.

Friday, August 1, 2014: The Evil League of Ecdysiasts presents Pastius Revelio: A Burlesque Tribute to Harry Potter at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.

Upcoming Shows

Flyer by Steven Warrick with art by Karina Dale; original reference photo by StereoVision Photography.

Flyer by Steven Warrick with art by Karina Dale; original reference photo by StereoVision Photography.

Saturday, February 22, 2014: Bare The Fold at The Fold, 110A Frederick Ave, Rockville, MD.  With Aurora Wells, GiGi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom, Glam Gamz, hosts Mx. May Nads and Dutch Oven, and stage kitten Heart O. Harkness!  Doors at 8 pm, show at 10 pm.  Tickets $10 at the door. https://www.facebook.com/fold110

Sunday, February 23, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Presents Love Bites at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With DC’s official Naked Girls Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom, and newly appointed Naked Girl Alice Darling!  Doors at 7 pm, show at 7:30 pm.  Tickets $20 presale, $25 day of show, available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/562920

Tuesday, March 4, 2014: Lagunitas Brewery Event at DC9, Washington, DC.

Friday, March 7, 2014: House of Sweetbottom: Burlesque and Blues Revue at the Black Cat Backstage, 1811 14th St NW.  Featuring live music from bluesman Jonny Grave and burlesque from Cherokee Rose, Candy del Rio, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom, with stage kitten Whiskey Joy.  Two shows: 1st show, doors 8:45 pm, show 9:15 pm; 2nd show, doors 11 pm, show 11:30 pm.  Tickets $12 advance, $15 day of show, available here: http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque3.html

Saturday, March 8, 2014: Mad Momos, Washington, DC.

Saturday, March 22, 2014: La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Café, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only–book at www.laboumbrunch.com.

Saturday, March 22, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Presents Movies at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With DC’s official Naked Girls Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom, and Alice Darling.  Tickets $20 presale, $25 day of show.

Saturday, March 29, 2014: Glit-O-Rama at the Bier Baron Tavern, Washington, DC.

Upcoming Shows

The Eighth Annual Great Burlesque Exposition, February 7 - 9, 2014.

The Eighth Annual Great Burlesque Exposition, February 7 – 9, 2014.

Friday, February 7, 2014: Performing in the Friday Night Bordello at the Great Burlesque Exposition 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, 575 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA. Information and tickets available here: http://www.burlesque-expo.com/

Friday, February 14, 2014: Burlesque-A-Pades presents Ain’t Misbehavin’! at The State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St, Falls Church, VA.  Featuring the music of the Brian Newman Quartet and starring Angie Pontani, The World Famous Pontani Sisters, the Maine Attraction, Helen Pontani, Kitten LaRue, and special guest Margo Christie.  Doors 7 pm, show 9 pm, tickets $30, available here:  http://www.ticketalternative.com/Events/26198.aspx

Sunday, February 16, 2014: Burlesque-A-Pades presents Valentine’s Day Follies at Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St, Baltimore, VA.  Featuring the music of the Brian Newman Quartet and starring Angie Pontani, The World Famous Pontani Sisters, the Maine Attraction, Helen Pontani, Kitten LaRue, and special guest Margo Christie.  Doors at 8 pm, tickets $15, available at: http://www.missiontix.com/events/product/22167/burlesque-a-pades-valentines-day-follies-w-the-pontani-sisters

Friday, February 21, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Presents Love Bites at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With DC’s official Naked Girls Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, Cherie Sweetbottom, and newly appointed Naked Girl Alice Darling!  Doors at 7 pm, show at 7:30 pm.  Tickets $20 presale, $25 day of show, available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/562920

Saturday, February 22, 2014: The Fold, 110A Frederick Ave, Rockville, MD.

Friday, March 7, 2014: House of Sweetbottom: Burlesque and Blues Revue at the Black Cat Backstage, 1811 14th St NW.  Featuring live music from bluesman Jonny Grave and burlesque from Cherokee Rose, Candy del Rio, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom, with stage kitten Whiskey Joy.  Two shows: 1st show, doors 8:45 pm, show 9:15 pm; 2nd show, doors 11 pm, show 11:30 pm.  Tickets $12 advance, $15 day of show.

Saturday, March 22, 2014: La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Café, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only–book at www.laboumbrunch.com..

Upcoming Shows

Featured Friday night performance at the 2014 Festival of Doom in Columbia, SC

Featured Friday night performance at the 2014 Festival of Doom in Columbia, SC

Thursday, January 9, 2014:Glamour-Lesque at The Lava Lounge, 2204 E. Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA.  With Kat De Lac, Mia D. Vine, Holly Hock, Cherie Sweetbottom, Bella La Blanc, Smokin’ McQueen, Just Jingles, Pookie Pseu, and MD Larry LaMour.  Show at 10 pm.  Tickets $8 advance, $10 at the door.  http://www.lavaloungepgh.com

Friday, January 10, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Erotica at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom and special guest Lucy Flawless.  Doors at 7 pm, show at 7:30 pm.  Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door.  http://nakedgirlsreadingerotica.bpt.me/

Saturday, January 11, 2014: Twisted Knickers Burlesque presents Great Bad Films at The Yellow Sign Theatre, 1726 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD.  With Tapitha Kix, KiKi Allure, Cherie Nuit, Cherie Sweetbottom, Valeria Voxx, Ruby Spruce, Shy Violet, stage kitten Lunchbox Lauren and emcee Hot Todd Lincoln.  Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm.  Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door.  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/539655

Friday, January 17, 2014: Armitage Shanks and Gilded Lily Burlesque present: The Carnivalesque Roadshow at the Festival of Doom at Stage 5 Theatre, Columbia, SC.  With Armitage Shanks, Russell Bruner, Maria Bella, Mab Just Mab, GiGi Holliday, Deanna Danger, Swami YoMahmi, Kelli LiMone, Cherie Sweetbottom, Valeria Voxx, and Mourna Handful. Tickets and info available through www.festivalofdoom.com.

Sunday, January 19, 2014: Those Freakin’ Weirdos present Animal Kingdom at Center Stage, Richmond, VA.

Saturday, January 25, 2014: Richmond Burlesque Revue in Richmond, VA.  https://www.facebook.com/RVAburlesque?fref=ts

Friday, February 7, 2014: Great Burlesque Exposition 2014 in Boston, MA. http://www.burlesque-expo.com/

Friday, February 21, 2014: Naked Girls Reading Love Bites at DC Arts Center, Washington, DC. http://nakedgirlsreading.com/dc/

Upcoming Shows

Saturday, October 5, 2013: The Monsters Ball at Chief Ike’s Mambo Room, 1725 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC.  Hosted by Buster Britches, with Cherie Sweetbottom, Reverend Valentine, Candy del Rio, Indiana’s Jewels, Dahlia Darling, Anna Steasya, Maki Rolle, and stage kitten Lotta Sparxxx.  Doors at 7 pm, how at 8 pm, $10 at the door, 21+.  http://www.chiefikes.com/

Friday, October 11, 2013: Best of Burlesque(er): Hedwig vs. Rocky Capitol City Showcase at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Hosted by Dainty Dandridge and Dutch Oven, with Dr. Ginger Snapz, Dick Jones, Cherie Sweetbottom, and Cockadoodle Dandy & James Fondle of the Sparkle Bois.  First show: doors at 8:45 pm, show at 9:30 pm.  Second show: doors at 11 pm, show at 11:30 pm.  Tickets: $12 advance/$15 day of show. http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/burlesque2.html

Saturday, October 12, 2013: La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Café, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only–book at www.laboumbrunch.com.

Friday, October 25, 2013:  Boogie Down & Take Off: Halloween!!! at Ortlieb’s Lounge, 847 N. 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA.  Hosted by Danny Borneo, with music by St. James & the Apostles, sideshow by Reggie Bugmuncher, and burlesque by Cherie Sweetbottom and Holly Ween.  Doors at 10 pm, show at 11 pm, $8 at the door.  http://www.ortliebsphilly.com/

Saturday, October 26, 2013: Naked Ghouls Reading at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom.  Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door.  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/482795

Thursday, October 31, 2013: The 2013 Halloween Circus with Jonny Grave & the Tombstones at The Black Cat Mainstage, 1811 14th St NW, Washington DC.  With Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray, Sean K. Preston & the Loaded Pistols, burlesque from Cherie Sweetbottom and GiGi Holliday, sideshow from Moloch’s Midway, hosted by Brandon Wetherbee.  Doors at 8 pm, tickets $10 advance, $12 day of show, 21+.  http://www.blackcatdc.com/shows/mardi-gras.html

Friday, November 1, 2013: EPIC WIN Burlesque goes to Washington, DC! at The Black Cat, 1811 14th St NW, Washington, DC.  Hosted by Nelson Lugo, with Dangrrr Doll, Topher Bousquet, Mr. Gorgeous, Cherie Sweetbottom, and stage kitten Ellie Quinn.  Two shows: Doors at 8:45 pm and 11 pm, shows at 9:15 pm and 11:30 pm.  Tickets $10 advance, $15 day of show, 21+  http://www.blackcatdc.com/schedule.html

Saturday, November 16, 2013: Naked Girls Reading presents Neil Gaiman at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom.

Sunday, November 17, 2013: Barbarellesque at The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave, Baltimore, MD.  Compound Productions 50/50 is proud to present Barbarellesque, an ecdysiast theatrical experience!  Starring Cherie Sweetbottom, Swami YoMahmi, Maria Bella, Buster Britches, Sunny Sighed, Mr. Gorgeous, Kay Sera, and Missy Aggravation, with Kitty Bermuda, Mourna Handful, GiGi Holliday, Melody Magpie, Cherie Nuit, and Valeria Voxx.  Limited VIP seating $20 (advance only); general admission pre-sale $12/day of show $15. http://www.barbarellesque.com/.

Saturday, December 7, 2013: La Boum Brunch at L’Enfant Café, 2000 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  Reservation only–book at www.laboumbrunch.com.

Friday, December 13, 2013: Naked Girls Reading: Solstice at DC Arts Center, 2438 18th St NW, Washington, DC.  With Cherokee Rose, GiGi Holliday, and Cherie Sweetbottom.

Saturday, January 25, 2013:  Richmond Burlesque Revue in Richmond, VA.

Upcoming Shows!

Cherie by Stereo Vision Photography

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