It’s that sexy & seductive time of year again. Beauty, glitter & glamour will be pleasantly invading our city for the Lucky #7 Edition of Montreal Burlesque Festival, all weekend long.
With feathers & rhinestones; international burlesque performer Scarlett James has brought this event to life year after year. This time the blond bombshell has brought together the best performers from around the globe to tantalize your senses.
Montreal Burlesque Festival is affiliated with ANEB Quebec; a foundation dedicated to fighting anorexia & bulimia. A well known issue affecting young people between 12-30 (& then some). Having done some work for this foundation myself, this one is close to my heart. You can donate to the cause right here!
Encouraging the public to get involved in the campaign using #KissMeBurlesque to raise awareness, we want to see you pucker up those lips & leave your mark on friends, loved ones, coffee cups, napkins, etc. Share you lip-stained pics using hashtags #SupportKiss #ANEB & #MontrealBurlesqueFestival.
The red carpet rolls out this evening for Media & VIP with a meet-&-greet conference, followed by a small show, Bubbles & Bouches. Hosted by the very talented Billy L’Amour, this event will kick-off the festival tonight at 6PM. Some of the artists performing include Audrey Ivory & Raquel Reed.
The fun keeps on going with DJ Don Mescal spinning some hot tracks for the ELECTRO-SWING Speakeasy Ball at 9PM. This all goes down at Club Soda— who plays host to the festival. Grab your tickets right here. There are price points to accomodate those looking for a more VIP/Premium experience, & those working on a budget. Remember proceeds are going to support a good cause!
Friday will kick it up a notch with the International Showcase. Featuring some of the hottest performers in the industry. Scarlett James herself, the buxom-bottom babe Lady Josephine, quirky & creative BonBon Bombay, & the seductively-funny songbird Billy L’Amour will hit the stage again.
Madria Dulce, Couer De Lyon, Marie Doroftei among others will tease & please while rounding out this group of sexy performers.
Saturday has a special treat for the artist in all of us. From 2pm-5pm Raquel Reed will be posing for Dr. Sketchy. Followed by the Grand Gala show at 8pm. There you will continue to see the glamorous workings of Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière, Mims Cherry, Ruby Rhapsody and of course the stunning Raquel Reed.
Clearly working it all weekend long, Billy L’Amour will be offering up the show Gentlemen Prefer Billy! at The Wiggle Room both Saturday & Sunday night. Acting as the closing show for the festival, Billy will be bringing a sexy post-modern jukeboxx XXXtravaganza show featuring some of the performers mentioned above.
There you have it Montreal! Shimmy your way over to the sexiest, shiniest & most glamours event of the year. Bandmark will be in the house to celebrate, come join us & experience Burlesque like never before!