Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions (voted #1 most influential/non-performing women in burlesque ) and Daniel Nardicio, NYC's "Best Gay Party Promoter" (Village Voice), join forces for The 3rd Annual New York Boylesque Festival.
With over 40 male performers from Japan, Finland, Chicago, LA, Austria, Canada & more, this year's Boylesque Festival promises to be the biggest yet. Hosted by NYC's own drag mama Sweetie, this two day flesh festival will promise to be the sexiest weekend of 2014.
Saturday April 26th, the festival moves to Time Square for The Main Event at BB Kings on 42nd Street, hosted by NYC's drag legend Sweetie, this stellar event features over 20 of the top boylesque performers from across the globe. Performers include headliner Jett Adore (Chicago), Tigger! (NYC), Gilbert de Moccos (Tokyo), 2 to Fly (NYC) Matt Fraser (London), Mr. Gorgeous (NYC), Boylesque TO (Toronto), Dew Lily (Toronto), Mahogany Storm (Toronto), Billy Lamour (Montreal), Brewster (NYC), Jonny Porkpie (NYC), Brotherhood of Burlesque (Co), El Toro (Toronto), Tito Bonito (LA), Albert Cadabra (NYC), Manchego (NYC), Lewd Alfred Douglas (NYC) and The Gypsy Lane Cabaret Company (MASS), plus boylesque historian DJ Scott Ewalt!
When & Where
B.B. King Blues Club
Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square near Penn Station and Port Authority, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill offers music fans a unique experience. Owned by the Bensusan Family, proprietors of the world renowned Blue Note Jazz Club, the club features world-class musical talent and consists of two distinct spaces: the Showcase Room & Lucille’s Grill.
The breathtaking main space is classical in form and spirit: two-tiered, horseshoe-shaped seating (booths & tables) centered around a 30-foot stage presents up close and personal views of all performances. The 40-foot bar is a haven for the reserved listener. The atmosphere is enhanced with two 8-foot big video screens on either side of the stage.