There will also be a fundraiser for Cassandra Sweet Beat Petite for her journey to London to perform this September, so bring some extra coins and bills for her!
Also performing this month will be Baby Blue Boom Boom, Pyro Pantera, Andi Stardust, Will Longfellow, gypsy musicians Les Bon Temps, Reyna and Kristen from Wildcard Bellydance, bellydancer Megz Madrone, salso dancers Jose and Shasta, flamenco dancer Sara Zanolini and guitarist Mark Berry, and Illumination Magic!
Plus after the show, stay for the music of special guest, beat machine JPOD, the beat chef! He's on tour from the West Coast of Canada to make your feet beat, and make your hands clap. Check out his digital label/tool shop Swing Set Sounds!
The Hopmonk Tavern is in Sebastopol at 230 Petaluma Avenue (map). The doors open at 8:30 p.m., and the show starts at 9:30. Tickets are $15 at the door, and $10 in advance at www.hopmonk.com.
Cabaret de Caliente
Burlesque - Music - Bellydance - Circus - Sideshow - More!
It's finally getting as hot outside as we've been keeping it inside! Come celebrate the beginning of summer at Sebastopol's own monthly dance and circus arts variety show inspired by historic Vaudeville and Burlesque!
We will be helping the lovely Cassandra SweetBeat Petite to raise funds toward performing in London following The Olympic Games this September, so please bring a little extra something for her!
The 2nd Thursday of each month Cabaret de Caliente brings glitter and glamour to the bounce and boogie of jUkE jOiNt with Burlesque, belly dance, sideshow, magic, unique musical acts and circus arts. The night continues with the same get down groove that has made jUke jOiNt the hottest weekly dance party in the North Bay for 5 years.
Celebrating a special event -- birthday, anniversary, bachelorette? Make sure you tell us at the door so you can get your 15 minutes of fame, well at least 5 of them!
$10 Advance/$15 Door
Doors 8:30pm; Show 9:30pm
HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol
Tickets at HopMonk box office or online at http://www.hopmonk.com/
Then after the show... SPECIAL GUEST from Canada... J POD.
JPOD’s signature sound combines dropkick drums, bobblehead bass and intelligent instrumentation that uniquely represents the flowering West-Coast Canada flavor.
With highly original productions, remixes and an innovative DJ style, JPOD’s live performances never fail to impress listeners and dancers alike, invariably creating an army of smiling faces.
In addition JPOD runs a cutting-edge digital label called Swing Set Sounds which is aimed not only at providing great music but also various tools for new wave producers and remix DJs.
Having toured in Western Canada, Australia and West Coast US at both clubs and festivals, JPOD continues to energetically spread his sound to all open ears.
FABULOUS PERFORMANCES BY:
Les Bon Temps -- Gypsy Music
Baby Blue Boom Boom -- Burlesque
Wildcard Bellydance, Reyna & Kristen -- Tribal Bellydance
Sara Zanolini and guitarist Mark Berry -- Flamenco
Andi Stardust -- Burlesque
Pyro Pantera -- Burlesque
Megz Madrone -- Dark Fusion Bellydance
JAS Dance -- Salsa with Jose & Shasta
Will Longfellow -- Burly-esque
Stage Kitten -- Dangerous Dollie
Photography by Will Bucquoy
Also happening tonight: Go Deep - For the Boys at El Rio in San Francisco, 3158 Mission Street (map). Male lube wrestling with boylesque! Boylesque and sign-ups start at 8pm, wresting starts at 9pm. Show is $10 to $15, sliding scale. 21+.