All posts tagged: burlesque festival

Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops – Learn from the Best in the Biz!

Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops March 16, 2019 | 4445 South King Drive Jeezy’s Juke Joint is proud to present a variety of workshops taught by our award winning cast members as apart of our 8th Annual Weekender. 10:30 am – 11:30 am | Missa Blue | Burlesque Business – Manage yourself to the top! |$15 ​ You want to turn up confident and prepared at every gig?  Missa teaches you everything you need to know behind the scenes: From the secret of being an enchanting backstage buddy over how to prep and conduct your tech & light rehearsal ending with do and dont’s during showtime. In the second part of the workshop MisSa gives deeper insights about building an appealing online presence and what social media can do for you. 11:45 am – 12:45 pm | Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière | The Getdown | $15 ​ The getdown (advanced floorwork): Learn the art of the get down with Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière in her floorwork master class. Perfect your dips dives …

Tickets for ‘The Hot Box’ (Jeezy’s Juke Joint Opening Night Party) Are On Sale NOW!

8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue | Chicago Opening Night Party The Hot Box – Entertainment & Dancery Presented by Jeezy’s Juke Joint and VAM Studio *ON SALE TUESDAY JANUARY 29th at 10am* Heading into the 8th season of bringing magical Black and Queer entertainment to the midwest, Jeezy’s Juke Joint is curating a night of dancing, art, music, drank, and nudity in conjunction with VAM Studio. Part burlesque show, part queer strip club of our dreams, part dance party, we’re bringing a sickening and raging banger of a night! Dynamic pop-up performances will be scattered throughout the evening while hot gogo and pole dancers keep your eyes and pockets burning. Bring your dollars for tipping big billz in small places! ;) Hosted by Tribble (Chicago) Briq House (Seattle) Demi Noire (UK) Isaiah Esquire (Portland) Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière (Montreal) MochaMocha (Chicago) Rida Strange (Champaign) RisKay Rene (Chicago) Shimmy LaRoux (Chicago) SistahDon Noire (Buffalo) Switch the Boi Wonder (Chicago) Ticket price includes light snacks and drinks in addition to an …

Can’t make it to Jeezy’s Juke Joint? Donate today!

Hello my lovely fans and friends, as you know the 8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue is just around the corner! We are pushing for our last bit of fundraising to make our 8th year the best one yet. This past year has been full of trials and tribulations, but nothing will stop me from bringing the joy and power of Black burlesque! We have launched a GoFundMe to assist with funds for travel, venue rental, Air Bnb, hospitality, and marketing. Please consider sharing or donating if you can! Thank you! xo Jeez Loueez ******** //funds.gofundme.com/js/5.0/media-widget.js Welcome to the 8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue , Chicago’s all-Black burlesque festival and traveling show! In our 8th year of production, we’ve hit even bigger strides and accomplished more goals than ever. We’ve expanded our yearly extravaganza to 3 nights due to demand, we’ve accepted more applicants than ever before, and over the years we’ve played successful shows in Indianapolis, Nashville, St. Louis, and Iowa City.  This years festival is March 14th-16th and …

Burning City Neo-Vintage Entertainment Festival presents PROVOCATEUR (7/28)

We are just one week away from the 1st annual Burning City Neo-Vintage Entertainment Festival here in Chicago! Join us Saturday July 28th for Provocateur!   Strippers also have something to SAY? Who knew?! PROVOCATEUR is a showcase that celebrates thought-provoking proclamations, grotesque commentary, the topical, the satirical, and the new normal. From highlighting the body as a political statement through unapologetic autonomy to absurd storytelling spectacle, PROVOCATEUR features drag, performance art, and more! Featuring: Dottie Comma (Cleveland) Jacqueline Boxx (Baltimore) Jean Wildest (Chicago) Minnie Ryder (Indianapolis) Po’Chop (Chicago) Rebel (Charlotte) Tyler Jacobson (Loma Linda) Veronica Voss (LA) Trini Bikini (Indianapolis) https://www.burningcityfestival.com/provocateur

Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops (Saturday March 17th)

Jeezy’s Juke Joint is proud to present a variety of workshops taught by Juke Joint cast members as apart of our 7th Annual Weekender.  12-1 | Sparkle Town 101 with Looking Glass Gems | $15 ​ Learn the basics of rhinestones, and begin your journey into the vast world of stage sparkle! We will be giving industry informations regarding different types and qualities of rhinestones, tools, glues and techniques. We’ll discuss color matching and pattern making. Bring an item to place rhinestones on! We will provide glue and 1 gross of rhinestones to work with. If you like, please feel free to bring your preferred rhinestone and NON-TOXIC glue as well. No E-6000 please, thank you for your understanding. *************** 1:15-2:15 | Red Bone | Art of Freestyle | $15 ​ Anyone can achieve freestyling, in fact you already do it every day! When it comes to dancing, The key is confidence in your movement and trusting that you are fabulous. We will practice relying on what you have in your movement arsenal and letting the music, people, …

Jeezy’s Juke Joint & VAM Present: THE HOT BOX – Entertainment & Dancery! THURSDAY MARCH 15th

  7th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue (Opening Night Party) The Hot Box – Entertainment & Dancery Presented by Jeezy’s Juke Joint and VAM Studio Heading into the 7th season of bringing magical Black and Queer entertainment to the midwest, Jeezy’s Juke Joint is curating a night of dancing, art, music, drank, and nudity in conjunction with VAM Studio. Part burlesque show, part queer strip club of our dreams, part dance party, we’re bringing a sickening and raging banger of a night! Dynamic pop-up performances will be scattered throughout the evening while hot gogo and pole dancers keep your eyes and pockets burning. Bring your dollars for tipping big billz in small places! ;) Hosted by Tribble (Chicago) FEATURING Briq House (Seattle) Elle Du Jour (San Antonio) Joyce Lee Ann (Brooklyn) Lucy Stoole (Chicago) P NoNoire (Chicago) RedBone (San Francisco) Music by: Hijo Pródigo DJ All The Way Kay For our Friday and Saturday night show tickets please visit: wwwpromontorychicago.com  ************************ ABOUT VAM STUDIO VAM STUDIO is a full service production company with emphasis …

Jeez Loueez Headlines the 5th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival in Detroit (Sat 9/16)

5th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival (September 15 & 16, Detroit) 18+ only Tickets are on sale at www.MichiganBurlesqueFestival.com  Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3043941) Headliners for this year’s festival include: Bella Sin (http://bellasin.com/) Red Rum (http://www.redrumperformanceart.com/) Mr. Gorgeous (www.gorgeousboylesque.com/) Jeez Loueez (http://www.jeezloueez.me/ / http://www.jeezysjukejoint.com/) Burlesque workshops hosted on Saturday, September 16th. For more info in classes, visit (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3055782)