Get ready Asheville, Americana Burlesque is back! The Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival is now in its ELEVENTH year of celebrating the Vaudeville Revival here in Asheville. Nominated for Best Show in the Mountain Xpress Readers Choice Awards, ABSFest has attracted renowned circus and burlesque artists from across the USA, as well as Scotland, Germany, and Japan. ABSFest is known for embodying the true spirit of Vaudeville and nurturing creativity and empowerment. Performing for your amusement and stimulating your sense of humor, these talented entertainers offer fashion, contortion, trapeze, and tease!
Three winners will be chosen to win a PAIR of tickets to each show:
1st Show: Friday, May 26th at The Grey Eagle: Bigger than ever Nerdlesque Spectacular! Hosted by the original Nerd Lord, Swami YoMahmi! 7:30 Doors open; 8-10:30 Friday Festival FanDom; 10:30pm AfterParty at The Grey Eagle!
2nd Show: Saturday, May 27th at The Orange Peel: The show never to miss in Asheville! The Flagship show with International Artists, VIP Seating & more! 6:30 VIP Doors open; 7:30 GA Doors; 8:30-11 The Saturday Spectacular.
3rd Show: Sunday, May 28th at The Grey Eagle: Burlesque Brunch Monster edition with Live Music, Burlesque monsters and a delicious brunch! Hosted by DC’s Dr. Dour & Peach. 12:00pm Doors Open; 12:30-2pm Burlesque Brunch Show.
Dress up and come on out for some fun with Americana Burlesque and Sideshow’s satin, sparkle, and feathered starlets!
For a chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the ABSFest 2017 shows, comment below before midnight on Monday, May 22nd.