Posts Categorized: Burlesque/Bar Shows

The Sweets’ Spot with Melody Sweets at the Smith Center

My favorite Las Vegas burlesque performer, Melody Sweets, will be performing at the Smith Center this coming Tuesday, October 11. Melody Sweets performs nightly as the Green Fairie in the outrageously funny Absinthe (show review) at Caesars Palace. Melody is a torch singer, an updated version of Ertha Kitt, Peggy Lee, and Bette Midler. I love torch… Read more »

Nevada Regional “2016 Burlypicks” Competition This Saturday Night

The 2016 Burlypicks Nevada Regionals will take place this Saturday, July 30, in the Boom Boom Room at Boomer’s Bar. Doors open at 8:30 pm, contest starts at 9:00. The competition is open to “Stripteasers, Dancers, Musicians, Magicians, Aerialists, Jugglers, Clowns, Comedians, Ventriloquists, Sideshow acts, and Drag acts” according to the promo. Judges pick winners by… Read more »

Melody Sweets’ “Call of the Wild! Jungle Burlesque”

Melody Sweets, star of Absinthe (show review), is back with another one-night-only burlesque extravaganza. Her new show, “Call of the Wild! Jungle Burlesque,” will be presented on Saturday night, July 30, at midnight, in the Absinthe circus tent in Caesars’ Roman Plaza. I have long been a fan of Absinthe, the crazy daredevil/circus/burlesque show that’s like a… Read more »

Las Vegas Burlesque This Week

Las Vegas burlesque fans have a good week to look forward to with three upcoming events. If you’re not familiar with the Vegas burlesque scene, it’s a loose group of talented dancers and dance students who are reviving the traditional art of striptease, complete with shimmies, tassle-twirling, feather boas, and the long, slow removal of… Read more »