Events

Thursday: Music City ShowFriday: Luxury LoungeSaturday: Extravaganza
Kick off the first annual Nashville Burlesque Festival Thursday, August 2, with our Music City Show! Our opening gala puts our local performers front and center in front of a working still at Nashville’s first distillery, Corsair Distillery. It’s a breathtaking showcase of variety and burlesque performances fine crafted with a smooth finish. Featuring performers from across the nation and right here at home as they tease and treat you.

Don’t miss:

Ava Dahl
Black Mariah
Brooke Brunello
Dee Flowered
Dottie Riot
Dress TaKill
Gidget Bardot
Ginger Oh Snap
Kisa von Teasa
Liberty Rose
Marie Merlot
Phoebe Nyx
Pixie Vanille
Schatzi Love
Siomai Moore
TaKillya Sunrise
Talloolah Love
Tilda Titillation
Victor Gray

All VIP weekend guests will also be invited to our performer Cocktail Hour before the show! This exclusive cocktail hour, hosted by Corsair Distillery, is for performers and VIP ticket holders only, and allows performers to network and prepare for a sparkling weekend!

Cocktail Hour starts at 6:30, doors open to general ticket holders at 7:30, show starts at 8:30.
All Thursday night attendees are encouraged to dress to theme, get ready for the cocktail party of your dreams!

We’ll keep things rolling on night two of the Nashville Burlesque Festival as we move the show to The Nashville Palace! This showcase is bursting with talent, from our headliners and featured acts to performers from across the United States, all sharing the historic stage at Nashville Palace. With a focus on the history of burlesque and its salacious roots, this show is sure to titillate. Join your hosts, NBF producers Freya West and Shan de Leers to catch performances from:

Barbie Bloodgloss
BeBe McQueen
Bobby Barnaby
Buffy Blake
The Candybox Revue
Crocodile Lightning
Ebony Delight
Elektra
Gogo Incognito
Jet Noir
Kim Bustible
LeTabby Lexington
Lola Coquette
Meka La Creme
Parker Go Peep
Ruby Champagne
Sophie du Mal
Vivacious Miss Audacious

In addition, Friday night’s show brings our hometown feature, The Girl Dreams Are Made Of, GiGi La Femme direct to you in two sinsational acts!

Friday evening also brings our Nashville Burlesque Festival headliners to the stage. Don’t miss performances from Bazuka Joe, Dannie Diesel, and Ray Gunn!

All VIP weekend guests will also be invited to our Naughty Afterparty! This exclusive after party is for performers and VIP ticket holders only, and allows performers to network and prepare for a sparkling weekend!

Doors at 7:00, show at 8:00, VIP after party to follow.
All Friday night attendees are encouraged to dress your best, for Luxury Lounging! Pull on those fancy pajama pants and settle in for a night of fun at the fanciest PJ party around!

The big event of the weekend features the best in burlesque and variety arts today! Join the final night of the Nashville Burlesque Festival for our Extravaganza! Curated from over 150 act submissions, this show is one everyone will remember long after the glitter fades. We’ll be taking over The Nashville Palace for the final night of tease and spectacle, hosted by the one and only World Famous *BOB*!

Don’t miss:

Aluna Reign and Dahlia de la Nuit
Ms. B LaRose
Charlie Valentine
Clara Bodacious
Diva La Tap
Evelyn Vinyl
Foul Play Cabaret
Freya West
GiGi O’Lovely
Ivizia Dakini
Jameson Peligro
Kay Sera
Lou Lou La Duchess de Riere
Rose Whip
Salome Cabaret
Shan de Leers
Switch the Boi Wonder
Viola Vainglory
ViVi Noir

In addition, Saturday night’s show brings our southern sister, NBF Feature Performer, Atlanta’s Lady of Leggitude, Lola LeSoliel direct to you in two sinsational acts!

Saturday evening also brings our Nashville Burlesque Festival headliners back to the stage to help us wrap up year one in style. Don’t miss performances from Bazuka Joe, Dannie Diesel, and Ray Gunn!

All VIP weekend guests will also be invited to our Naughty Afterparty! This exclusive after party is for performers and VIP ticket holders only, and allows performers to network and prepare for a sparkling weekend!

Doors at 7:00, show at 8:00, VIP after party to follow.
All Friday night attendees are encouraged to dress to theme, let’s get wild for our final night in your best Animal Print!