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 audience applause.
The MC for Saturday’s competition is Vegas’ own Ricardo Montalbum, who frequently emcees the burlesque nights at Boomer’s.
Burlypicks is an annual competition that takes place in dozens of cities throughout the U.S., culminating in a national finals competition, this year in Pittsburgh, Sept 8, 9, and 10. The winners of the Nevada Regionals will be going to Pittsburgh in September.
Past Burlypicks winners have included a number of burlesque performers who have performed in Vegas, including Miz Charlamay and Nikita Bitch Project.
Admission is $15 at the door. Boomer’s is located at 3200 W Sirius Ave, Las Vegas. Full bar. 21+ only.