All posts tagged: chicago nightlife

Goodbye February, Hello Spring?!

February is too short! But I feel like it just means that spring is around the corner. I’m wrapping up this month with a night of cabaret at The Darling Chicago, then kicking off March in Indianapolis at FrontRow Paul’s Burlesque Bonanaza! March is pretty booked as we lead up to the 8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q March 14th-16th, but I’m also adding some new-to-me shows around Chicago. Check it out! Wed 2/27 – 8pm – The Darling Chicago Sat 3/2 INDIANAPOLIS – 8pm – FrontRow Paul’s Burlesque Bonanza Sun 3/3 – 3pm – Sunday Social at Meeting House Tavern *NEW! Tue 3/5 – 9pm – Fat Tuesday at Ina Mae Tavern Wed 3/6 – 8pm – Bad Taste at Charnel House *NEW! Thu 3/7 – 9pm – Mardi Gras Unbridled at Untitled Tue 3/12 – 8pm – Parlor Tricks Burlesque at Heritage Restaurant 3/14-16 – 8th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Festival Tue 3/19 – 8pm – The Darling Chicago In addition to performing I’m also in the thick of …

Kick Off Valentine’s Day Week at Parlor Tricks Burlesque!

  Parlor Tricks: Girl at the Rock Show Tuesday February 12th | 8:30pm Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar Parlor Tricks Burlesque invites you to Girl at the Rock  Show: Fae’s Birthday Celebration! Parlor Tricks is a monthly rock and roll burlesque show at Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar, where rock n roll and champagne collide. The show includes a $30 3-course dinner. Dinner reservations are a must and can be made starting at 7pm, with the show starting at 8:30. Bar seats are available for those who want bar snacks and drinks. Caviar and $1 oysters are always available. We are celebrating Fae’s birthday with a sultry cast of performers to heat up the cold February night with performances celebrating Fae’s favorite things- burlesque and music! Your burlesque artists for the night: Lady Jack | Lindsey Marks Sio Bast Kitty la Royall Lilly Rascal Fae Beguile And our emcee: Jeez Loueez! ***Please note that this is an intimate space. Reservations can be made starting at 7pm for dinner. Call 773-661-9577 and say you are attending …

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 …

Parlor Tricks Burlesque TONIGHT!

Lilly Rascal and Fae Beguile are excited to invite you to Parlor Tricks: Glam Rock Edition TONIGHT!!!  Parlor Tricks is the FREE monthly burlesque show at Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar, where rock n roll and champagne collide. Parlor Tricks takes place in The Parlor of Heritage. Watch this months cast set your world ablaze! Your entertainers for the night: Lady Ginger Mikki Miraj Lilly Rascal Fae Beguile And our host for the evening: Jeez Loueez! ***Please note that this is an intimate space. Ages 21+ Due to limited seating you must have a reservations. Performances start at 9. Reservations can be made starting at 8pm for dinner. Call 773-661-9577 and say you are attending Parlor Tricks.

The Buttcracker (APPEARING ONE NIGHT ONLY!)

  The Sexiest Holiday Show in Chicago! Welcome to The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque CELEBRATING THREE YEARS OF ALTERNATIVE HOLIDAY FUN! WHEN: NOV. 28TH-DEC. 26TH AT 8PM WHERE: REGGIES MUSIC JOINT TICKETS: $25 GENERAL ADMISSION, $40 VIP GET TICKETS HERE! I will be making an appearance in this annual show for ONE NIGHT ONLY on December 26th! Give yourself the gift of my butt!   

Coming up in St. Louis, Phoenix, Chicago, Indianapolis, New Orleans, and Savannah

Hello and Happy Fall! I know it’s been a while since you’ve heard from this tired ass showgirl, but I have been hard at work post-knee surgery in physical therapy! It’s been a frustrating and exhausting process, but I’m excited to get back in action. I’ll be heading back to some favorite cities and exploring new ones! Coming up in Chicago, Phoenix, St. Louis, New Orleans, Savannah, and Indianapolis: 11/7 CHI Queer The Air: Season One Podcast Live Filming at Beauty Bar 11/8 CHI Unbridled at Untitled 11/13 CHI Parlor Tricks Burlesque & Dinner Show: Glam Rock Edition 11/17 PHOENIX Spellbound Burlesque presents Wicked 11/23 STL Black Friday: A Double Feature 11/29-12/1 NOLA Crescent City Burlesque Weekender 12/6-12/8 SAVANNAH Savannah Burlesque Festival 12/15 INDY Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue | Indianapolis 12/26 CHI The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque 12/31 STL Spectaculaire New Years Eve: A Midnight Masquerade