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The Crescent City Burlesque Weekender

  • 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117
  • 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117
  • 2240 St. Claude Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70117

The Crescent City Burlesque Weekender

The Crescent City Burlesque Weekender returns for its second year of jam-packed performances, classes and sultry fun. A collaborative production between Bella Blue and AJay Strong, the Burlesque Weekender combines a mixture of burlesque, drag, and performance art. 

This year's fest is hosted at the Allways Lounge, Sept. 19-21.

Schedule of Events

There will be no shortage of performances or activities throughout the Burlesque Weekender. Different shows will be offered each evening, with performers from across the country.

This year’s headliners include Elektra Cute (MPLS), Moscato Extatique (Seattle), Po’ Chop (Chicago).

See below for the full schedule of events:

Thursday, Sept. 19

The Kick-Off Showcase

Friday, Sept .20

Unicorn Christening - the official burlesque competition of the Burlesque Weekender. Enjoy a special step-down performance Reigning Unicorn of Burlesque 2018, Ariana Amour.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Saturday Night Mass: Celebrate the closing night of the Burlesque Weekender with featured headliners from across the nation!
Aria Delanoche (Chicago)
Bella Blue (New Orleans)
Elektra Cute (Minneapolis)
Media Noche (New York)
Moscato Extatique (Seattle)
Po'Chop (Chicago)

All shows take place at the Allways Lounge with doors opening at 9 pm and the show starting at 10 pm.

Featured Burlesque Classes

The weekend will also include three exclusive burlesque classes taught by this year's host of featured headliners.

11 AM - Burlesque Movement with Po'Chop
1 PM - Advanced Chair Work with Moscato Extatique
3 PM - RTW Couture with Elektra Cute

Classes take place Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Allways Lounge.


Customize your Burlesque Weekender experience with a variety of ticket options and pricing. The Weekend Pass is $60 and includes admission to the to all Burlesque Weekender performances.
Individual show tickets can also be purchased for $25, and all classes are $20.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit here.

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