Shimmy Showdown Jan. 18, 2019


Thaxton Speakeasy, 1009 Olive St,

Doors: 7 p.m.
Show: 8 p.m.



The 9th Annual Shimmy Showdown and Night of Stars Weekender presented by Van Ella Productions! About this Event Ladies and Gentlethems! Bois and Grrrls of legal age! The Showdown is back!!! Van Ella Productions is proud to present: The 9th Annual Shimmy Showdown! On January 18th, Fubar STL will be pulsing with excitement as we watch some of the most fabulous, glamorous, and talented women take the stage, ready for combat. 12 Competitors 1 Night 1 Shimmy Shaker will reign supreme! This hilarious, improv, "death match" style competition will be a night of unforgettable entertainment! This year features even more incredible world class competitors from across the nation, making the competition even more intense, varied, exciting and completely unpredictable! Starring: your competitors: Auralie Wilde - STL Cherry Brown - New Orleans Darling Darla James - New Orleans Dolly Mama - STL Lolita Va Voom - Berlin Miss Brawling Beauty - Charleston, SC Rebel B Elle - Savannah/Asheville SAILEM - STL Scarlette Revolver - Minneapolis Shan De Leers - Nashville Shazza Dazzla - STL ShelBelle ShamRock - Dallas Hosted by Lola van Ella! Featuring super special guests! With a glorious step down performance from 2017 Shimmy Showdown Champion, Dixie Denier! Plus: Celebrity Judges TBA! And more surprises in store! Music by DJ Monsieur Gaston! In addition to the Showdown, the glamorous all star show, Burlesque! A Night of Stars will be back on January 19th and features all of our wonderful national stars in one of the most gorgeous venues in town, The Thaxton Speakeasy, PLUS a super sexy after party that only Van Ella Productions could throw! Shimmy Showdown! Fubar STL January 18th Doors 8:00pm, Show 9:00pm Burlesque! A Night of Stars! The Thaxton Speakeasy January 19thth Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm The Van Ella Bordella "Gentleman's Club" The Thaxton Speakeasy January 19th 10:30pm The Shimmy Showdown is presented to you by Van Ella Productions, a company known for its high class stage spectacles and touring productions, including the Show Me Burlesque and Vaudeville Festival, The Van Ella Bordella, The Big Gay* Soiree and many others. In its 9th year, The Shimmy Showdown has become a hilarious and ridiculous counterpart to traditional burlesque pageants and competitions and has gained international notability for its unique and original take on the genre

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