Upcoming Shows & Events in Chicago, St. Louis, Nashville with JEEZ LOUEEZ

Who’s coming to see about me? Catch me while you can in Chicago, St. Louis, and Nashville!

Thu 8/17 Foundation Cabaret:August 17th at House of Blues
Fri 8/18 The Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground
Sun 8/20 Big Easy Variety Show: August 20 at Fifolet Cajun

***COMING UP***

Wed 8/23 Bikes & Burlesque – August 23rd at The Holiday Club
Thu 8/24 The Drifter Chicago
Sat 8/26 Untitled
Sat 9/2 The Fly Honey Show 8
Fri 9/8 (STL) The Hot Box at The Monocle
Sat 9/9 (NASHVILLE) Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue

The Vertical Sideshow presents “GISELLE” July 28th-29th (CHICAGO)

The Vertical Sideshow

July 28 & 29 @ 10pm at Uptown Underground

$20 – $25

TICKETS: https://www.uptownunderground.net/verticalsideshow

Scandal sweeps Uptown Underground this July with a shocking twist on a classic fateful ballet. 
The ugly death of a lovely girl.
But who’s to blame for our dear departed – 
Drowned in shame and broken-hearted?
A shocking and all too soon farewell, 
An unfair fate for the fair Giselle.”
Giselle” is an age-old story ripped from the headlines steeped in torrid love triangles, celebrity rivalries, and tragic consequences. The Vertical Side Show brings its own brand of tabloid sensationalism with a touch of burlesque, dance, circus acts, and dark humor.

CHICAGO – Giselle- July 28-29

   The Vertical Side Show is a non-stop, fully immersive mash-up of music, dance, burlesque, theater, drag, and circus arts. Every show is different and features a wide range of performance styles keeping the audience guessing what’s coming next and where to look. The Vertical Side Show showcases multiple award-winning performers linked together in a seamless neo-vintage narrative that has been described as “gonzo” and “sleekly sensual”

Camptacular! in Seattle at The Triple Door – JUNE 30th-JULY 3rd

Kitten N’ Lou Present:
CAMPTACULAR!
“A summer camp-y spectacle that’ll melt your face off”

June 30th-July 3rd
6/30, 7/1, and 7/3: 7 and 10pm
Sunday 7/2: 6 and 9pm

The Triple Door
216 Union Street, Downtown Seattle
Tickets: $28-$45
VIP SEATING AVAILABLE
www.tripledoor.net or call 206-838-4333

Photo by JiJi Lee Photography

Get ready for the return of the wettest hottest American-est summer show ever, this 4th of July weekend!
Kitten N’ Lou, the “World’s Show-busiest Couple” and internationally celebrated dyke darlings, bring you a “brilliantly deranged” spectacle (TimeOut NY) that takes you to the campiest of summer camps, featuring an all-star cast of Seattle dance, drag, and burlesque icons including Stranger genius Cherdonna, international gender-blending icon Waxie Moon, and very special guest star from the Windy City….”the honey badger of burlesque” herself, Jeez Loueez!

Kicking off this summer: In the grand tradition of classic and awesomely awful American summer camp movies like Meatballs, Troop Beverly Hills, and Dirty Dancing, CAMPTACULAR takes you on a surreal, hilarious, and nostalgic trip to the great outdoors, where campers roast their weenies by the fire, tell bizarre ghost stories, frolic in sleeping bags, fall in love in the moonlight, and sneak into the woods….all culminating in the most epic camp “talent show” Seattle has ever seen…these shows sold out and had audiences raving last summer, don’t miss your chance to go back to Camp Two Raccoons!

Starring a bombastic and diverse cast of internationally celebrated theater, drag, cabaret, burlesque, and contemporary dance tastemakers, CAMPTACULAR is the ultimate stand-up-and-salute extravaganza to escape reality and usher in the summer with a bang!

Starring:
*Kitten N’ Lou*
Cherdonna Shinatra * Waxie Moon * Jeez Loueez*
Faggedy Randy * J Von Stratton * Markeith Wiley
*Scott Shoemaker * Josh Hartvigson * Randy Ford

Praise for Kitten N’ Lou productions:
“Feminist icons!” (The Australian Times)
“Genius!” (Huffington Post)
“Outrageously camp… show-stopping couple!” (The UK Daily Mail 2013)
“Kitten N’ Lou revolutionize camp.” (CityArts Magazine 2014)
“Absurdist duo Kitten N’ Lou’s larger than life groove had the audience cheering” (Huffington Post, 2014)
“Insanely fun to watch” (Verbicide Magazine, 2014)
“Underneath the fabulousness, there’s real dancing going on…” (Seattle Weekly)

Coming Up – JUNE

6/20 Twerk & Jerk: Booty Intensive Twerkshop w/ Jeez Loueez at Reunion Chicago
6/21 The Drifter Chicago (10pm & 11pm)
6/22 BlackGirlMagic: Pride edition at Berlin Nightclub – Chicago
6/23 Wasabassco Burlesque at City Winery Chicago
6/30-7/3 SEATTLE Camptacular! at The Triple Door

by David Lawrence Byrd

Coming up this week in St. Louis, Chicago, and Indianapolis…

4/28 STL LEZ DANCE – 3rd Anniversary Celebration!
4/29 CHI Unicorn Ball (The official coming out party for Trans Liberation Collective)
4/30 CHI Red Light Special 4/30 at GMan Tavern
4/30 CHI Queen! with Chicagodeep / Taelue / Michael Serafini / Garrett David
5/2-3 CHI The 2017 Chicago 1MPF: Nevertheless, We Persisted (an awesome 1 minute play festival featuring the work of women and female-identifying artists!)
5/5-6 INDY 2nd Annual Titty 500
5/7 INDY Titty 500 Workshops (with Twerk and Jerk!)

COMING UP SOON
5/18-20 STL 8th Annual Show-Me Burlesque Festival

Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue (St. Louis April 8th)

Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue in St. Louis!

Saturday April 8th, 2017
2720 Cherokee
Doors 8pm |Show 9pm

$15/General Admission ($20/door)
$25/Front Row VIP ($30/door)

TICKETS ON SALE! www.jjjstl.bpt.me

Hailed as one of the most important shows youll see all year by Quilt Magazine, Jeezys Juke Joint is a jumping, jiving, foot-stomping revue that pays homage to Black burlesque and variety with a fabulous line-up of award-winning, show-stopping entertainment. Ranging from classic striptease to drag to comedy and everything in between, this popular yearly extravaganza event is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat!

Hosted by Jeez Loueez and featuring established and up and coming performers from around the country, each production of Jeezys Juke Joint is finely curated into a diverse and rich line-up full of glamour, storytelling, and thought-provoking pieces. Affectionately called the family reunion of burlesque, the Juke Joint strives to not only showcase the power and diversity of Black entertainers, but to also bring the beautiful and subversive art of burlesque to audiences of color.

Starring:
Reigning Queen of Burlesque Miss Poison Ivory (New York)
GiGi Holliday (Washington, D.C.)
Cruel Valentine (Chicago)
Dark Angel (St. Louis)
Foxy LaFeelion (St. Louis)
Horchata Dentana (St. Louis)
Josephine Shaker (Chicago)
Po’Chop (Chicago)
Rose Whip (St. Louis)
Sailem (St. Louis)
Switch the Boi Wonder (Chicago)
and more!

Grab your ticket to the hottest night of the year!

TIX ON SALE AT http://m.bpt.me/event/2904140

The Jeez Loueez Variety Hour Starring Jeez Loueez- Thursday in St. Louis!

Thursday January 19th
The Monocle
4510 Manchester Ave
9pm // $10

Nobody Presents…
The Jeez Loueez Variety Hour Starring Jeez Loueez!
Hosted by Jeez Loueez!
With Special Guest Jeez Loueez!
Featuring Musical Performances by Jeez + Loueez!
*A Benefit for The Jeez Loueez Foundation*
(some other people might be there too)

What’s a showgirl with three two many talents to do? It’s no secret that international burlesque superstar, Jeez Loueez, adds memorable character, sensational sex appeal, and non-stop antics to any production she’s a part of, BUT can she do it alone?! Forced to live in the shadows of the mediocre and the forgettable, this salty meaty siren is ready to forge her own path from the blackground to the limelight!

The Jeez Loueez Variety Hour

See Jeez: Dance! Tap! Rap! Strip! Tell jokes! Reenact real life events! Share her confessions of a cross country slut! Pretend to play the piano! Get by on the accordion! And disturb you with a harmonica! Do we know if any of these things will actually happen? Of course not!

In addition to experiencing this one woman shit show, you’ll hear exclusive interviews with those who knew her when such as Lola Van Jeez, Mama Loueez, and more.

TICKETS ON SALE: https://www.buzzonstage.com/st-louis/the-emerald-room-cabaret/the-jeez-loueez-variety-hour