Celebrates the renaissance of burlesque at Texas Burlesque Festival 2017
TEXAS BURLESQUE FESTIVAL BRINGS STATE, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL STRIPTEASE AND CABARET PERFORMERS TO AUSTIN APRIL 6-7-8TH AT THE PARAMOUNT AND STATESIDE THEATRES!
For our tantalizing 10 year anniversary, we are thrilled to announce the reunion of the troupe that founded and created this festival: KITTY KITTY BANG BANG!! Also featuring Vancouver's Rock N Roll Flapper: Lola Frost, Seattle's Uber-Boylesque Sensations: The Mod Carousel, and Los Angeles' "Monster" of Burlesque: Nikita Bitch project. This year's legend will be one of the first to ever grace the TXBF stage: Tiffany Carter!
Plus Austin's own Mistress of Musicality: Coco Lectric! And back for her 7th year as MC, the Amazing Cora Vette!
Austin, TX. December 10, 2016 – The Burlesque revival continues to grow in Texas and shows no signs of slowing down! As the "Burly-Q" art form continues to gain ground in the mainstream and national spotlight, Tatioustshe Texas Burlesque Festival offers a uniquely tedious event for the bump and grind enthusiast. Experience a mind-boggling array of talented Burlesque Beauties, Cabaret Queens and Kings and New Vaudevillians from Texas, The USA and the World at Austin's premier theatrical stages- The Paramount and Stateside!
Burlesque recently returned to the Stateside theater a few years ago but the Texas Burlesque Festival will mark the return of the art form to Paramount stage after a 60-year absence!
Celebrating it's ten year anniversary in 2017, The Texas Burlesque Festival is one of the oldest premiere festivals in the country. The format is: Thursday Night as Nouveau Nuit featuring new performers and troupes wanting to break into the national scene, performers new to the Texas event and/or for seasoned performers to debut new routines, and will feature a special performance by festival Co-producer and world famous performer Coco Lectric! Friday night is all about the Legends of Burlesque. and we are excited to be bringing Tiffany Carter back to Texas, along with Los Angeles' Nikita Bitch project! Saturday Night is our Capitol Competition and will feature performances by 2 of the top acts in the country right now: Vancouver's Lola Frost and Seattle's Mod Carousel and will also showcase the triumphant return of the troupe who started it all, Kitty Kitty Bang Bang! Keeping it all running smoothly for her 7th straight year as the Mistress of Ceremonies will be Denver's Miss Cora Vette al 3 nights!
Thursday and Friday night's performers will be competing for the Audience Choice Award. Saturday night's grand finale will feature a stellar line-up of the nation’s best, competing in 6 award categories, including Queen or King of The Fest and will be judged by our headliners and legend.
The show may have to end each night but the party doesn't! This year we will be hosting post- event parties each night of the festival at neighboring venues; locations and times TBA @ texasburlesquefest.com. The last 9 festivals have been unprecedented successes with sold out shows and we expect this year to be no different!
Doors 7:00 show 8:00 nightly. Thursday and Friday at The Stateside Theatre and Saturday Night at the Paramount. Tickets On sale Soon! Full Fest info at www.texasburlesquefest.com
Event Coordination, Media Relations, & Sponsorship Opportunities: Lynn Raridon (512) 461-2355 - [email protected]
For Inquiries Regarding Performances/Applications Coco Lectric [email protected]
Sponsored by: Forbidden Fruit, The Austin Burlesque Alliance, Austin Academy of Burlesque, The Austin Chronicle, PRIDE/IHeart Radio.