Calendar of Events

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

San Francisco area burlesque for June 16 to June 22, 2010

This is the start of a few weeks of a plethora of shows!

Satan's Angel's Ta Ta Flambé Tour kicks off this week and continues next week. It will be the last chance to see the legendary Satan's Angel before she moves to Australia (Edited June 16, 2010). She'll be performing Friday at the Hubba Hubba Revue: Hell! show, having an Aloha Party at Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge in Alameda on Saturday, and teaching a Bump-N-Glide class and a Tassles and Spinners DIY class on Monday at Medium Reality Studios in San Francisco. For class and registration information, please click the links above. The tour continues with more performances and appearances the following week.

There are also some Pride events and shows happening such as Rally the Troupes 6 on Friday and Saturday, and the Debauchery show on Sunday.

The Birthday Suit Burlesque Tour makes a stop at Red Hots Burlesque on Friday, then Dottie Lux and Bunny Pistol join Kitty Victorian and Ms. Fever Blister and other performers in Citrus Heights for the Sacramento show on Saturday.

Enjoy this week of shows and events!

  • Thursday, June 17: Panty Raid at Club 540 in San Francisco, 540 Clement Street. Join DJ Ruby White for an evening of Garage, Bubblegum, Girl Groups and Rock 'N Roll (100% vinyl) at Club 540! With Go-Go Goddess Lady Satan! 10pm to 2am. No cover, 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Thursday through June 20 and June 24 to 26: The Dynamite Show Featuring Fou Fou Ha! at the Brava Theater Center in San Francisco, 2781 24th Street. “The Dynamite Show” is a “wildly unique” (NBC) song and dance review best described as "Fame" meets the Muppets. This up-beat musical spectacle will feature live neo-vaudevillian Dixie brass band tunes from the Gomorran Social Aid and Pleasure Club with “jaw-dropping dance numbers” and slapstick antics. It will follow the colorful characters of Fou Fou Ha! to Hollywood, as they are invited to audition for a reality-TV talent competition. They go through many dance numbers ranging from tangos to rock-opera tunes and finally arrive in Hollywood to audition in front of a panel of judges (cameos played by local celebrity performers TBA) only to realize that their “foolishness” may not have any room in the mainstream. 8pm. $15-25, advance tickets available at

  • Friday, June 18: Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street. Dottie Lux hosts the Birthday Suit Burlesque Tour! Featuring Fever Blister from Los Angeles and Kitty Victorian of Washington, D.C., plus Ruby Vixen, Virginia Suicide, and Sugar Main. Show at 7:30pm. $5-10, sliding scale. 21+ w/ID.

  • Also, Friday and Saturday, June 19: Rally the Troupes 6 at SOMArts in San Francisco, 934 Brannan Street. Drew Montana & Kentucky Fried Woman in association with the National Queer Arts Festival present Rally the Troupes 6: Two Nights of savvy and sexy queer performance! Featuring Starr69, Chan Dynasty, Cherry Poppins, Simone de la Getto, Pidgeon von Tramp, The Lovesax Sisters, and many more! 9pm. $15-20, advance tickets available at

  • Also Saturday: Satan's Angel Aloha Party at Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge in Alameda, 1304 Lincoln Avenue. Meet Satan's Angel. Have a drink. Autographed photos available. No performances. Special word-of-mouth potluck from 3pm to 5pm, click the Aloha Party link above for details. Public event from 5pm to 7pm. No cover. 21 and older.

  • Also Saturday: Original Sin Burlesque at Sanctuary Ultra Lounge in Livermore, 2369 First Street. Join OSB at Sanctuary Ultra Lounge for one of many third-Saturday burlesque shows! Enjoy great drinks and tapas...and of course, the gals of Original Sin Burlesque! 10pm. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Saturday: Sacramento's Birthday Suit Burlesque Tour at the Fire Escape Bar & Grill in Citrus Heights, 7431 Madison Avenue. It's called the Birthday Suit Burlesque Tour, because Kitty Victorian and Ms. Fever Blister who created the touring madness are both celebrating a June birthday! Featuring performances by Ms. Fever Blister, Kitty Victorian, Parker South of Dragstar Cabaret, Ms. Viviennui, Dottie Lux, Bunny Pistol, Heather Lynn, and Miss Lizzy D. Vine! 9pm to 1am. $10, 21 and older.

  • Sunday, June 20: Debauchery at the White Horse Inn in Oakland, 6555 Telegraph Avenue. Break out your saddle-shoes, pegged-pants, poodle skirts, pom-poms and pompadours and get ready to celebrate Ms. Ruby Vixen's Birthday, Debauchery Style! We're kicking off June's Pride festivities with filthy hot hoppin' performances by Alotta Boutté, Damien, Ella Ala Mode, Kitty Von Quim, and more! Let's roll back the clock back to a more swingin' time! 1950's, sock-hop/greaser/rockabilly wear encouraged! Raffles and dancing, too! Doors at 7pm, show at 8. $5-15 sliding scale, 21 and older.

  • Monday, June 21: Uptown Hubba Hubba at the Uptown in Oakland, 1928 Telegraph Avenue. It's Bombshell Betty Burlesqueteer Night at the ole Uptown Nightclub! Join band Fromagique and Bombshell Betty along with Red Velvet, If-N-Whendy, Lezzie McFaggerson, Cocao Loco, Vadge O'Fonor, Sindee Rose, Roxy Reve, and of course The Burlesqueteers! Doors at 9pm, show at 10:15. $5, 21+ w/ID.

  • Also Monday: Satan's Angel's Bump-N-Glide class and Tassles and Spinners DIY class at Medium Reality Studios in San Francisco, 916 Natoma Street. The Legend of Burlesque Satan's Angel will share her knowledge and experience with decades of performance as an exotic dancer and the world of burlesque. Bump-N-Glide class is two hours starting at 5pm and includes a brief history of burlesque, Satan’s Angel’s history and stories, stocking removal, tassel twirling, gowns, gloves, dusters and capes, and much more. Tassles and Spinners DIY class is also two hours, starting at 7pm, and Satan's Angel will teach you to how to make pasties with spinners and your own fringe tassels. For more information, please click on the class links above. $25 per class, or $40 for both classes. Advanced registration available via PayPal (

As always, for more information, please check the calendar above. Also, you may want to check back during the week to see if there are any late additions to the schedule. And if you have a burlesque show or information about a show that you would like to add to the calendar, please email me at sfbr AT gmx DOT com.
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