Endless Night's New York Vampire Ball "Fall 2011 Pre-Halloween Masquerade"
Saturday, October 8th at Drom NYC
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THE ENDLESS NIGHT VAMPIRE BALL HAS BEEN
Rated #1 Halloween party in the world by TripAdvisor.com
Here is the current performers, more TBA as we get closer to the ball!
THE ENDLESS NIGHT VAMPIRE BALL of New York™ is proud to enter it's 16th year! This is the original Vampire Ball held since 1996 traditionally on or near Valentines Day weekend and has been held at legendary club venues such as Limelight / Avalon, The Bank / Element, Coney Island High and MOTHER. We are also planning events at Moulin Rouge in Paris on April 23rd 2011 and in New Orleans at the House of Blues on Saturday October 29th 2011, for more information on these events please visit http://www.endlessnight.com
Endless Night Vampire Ball events are a series of masquerade ball themed soirees produced by Father Sebastiaan of SABRETOOTH, which began in New York City in 1996 with the “Vampyre Ball of New York” and the “Main Event” in New Orleans over Halloween weekend. The name Endless Night comes from the William Blake poem “Ages of Innocence “ in which he states “Some are born to Sweet Delight, Others are born to Endless Night.”
The Endless Night Vampire Ball 2010 at the House of Blues in New Orleans was rated the #1 Halloween party in the world by TripAdvisor.com! As a professional organization we have decided to prepare for this event immediately to capture the excitement we are feeling with our patrons!
Over the years the Endless Night is known for its many productions including Long Black Veil (LBV) at MOTHER NYC, Xorvia chiche fetish parties, Xcommunicate, Black Xion in Amsterdam, Lutetia Noir in Paris and Fang Club Gotham. Now all the events are simply known as “The Endless Night Vampire Ball.” Yet each varies in size from a small party in Paris with 300 to the larger event in NYC with 600+ to New Orleans with over 1000+ patrons.
The first Endless Night events cumulated with the flagship event, Endless Night Festival in 1998 over Halloween weekend in New Orleans. During this time the Vampire Ball of New York and Long Black Veil were running strong until the events of September 11th, 2001 in New York, but the New Orleans event still kept going.
Endless Night parties have inspired legendary clubs such as Hidden Shadows Realm of Darkness and the Black Veil party in Osaka Japan. In Fall of 2010 the Endless Night begins a 3 year world tour with events planned in Miami, New York, New Orleans, Paris, Chicago.
Many who come through the Gates of the Endless Night never truly know what to expect until after their first event. Burlesque & belly dancers, local and internationally renowned DJs weave a unique auditory experience, opera singers, live bands such as Inkubus Sukkubus, Cruxshadows and gODHEAD, a Mistress / Master of Ceremonies ranging from local celebrities such as Empress Chi Chi Valenti and Lord Chaz of New Orleans preside over a crowd dressed in a variety of costumes from medieval to steampunk to fetish.
What makes the Endless Night most unique is the vampire and masque ball theme touched off with a Belle Epoch salon noir from the esoteric renaissance of 1890s France. Always changing and morphing according to new and diverse interests Endless Nights is purely a unique experience which is unforgettable.
The Endless Night Vampire Ball is an event which is a neutral ground for all alternative tribes to unite in ceremonial pleasure, dance, music, aesthetic expression and performance. Amongst our patrons we have vampires, Vampyres, Strigoi Vii, Burners, LGBT, performers, burlesque dancers, artists, modern primitives, BDSM, fetishists, latex lovers, those of alternative spiritualities, musicians, dragqueens, fashionistas, metalheads, rockers, goths, steampunks and all of our friends and admirers. All we ask is you come with the intent of an open mind, spend countless hours thinking about your costumes and bring positive energies to share with all.
MEDIA / PRESS PASSES
Rarely do we allow media into the Endless Night, due to the sensitive and private nature of our patrons and guests. We have had many celebrities walk through our doors including Gary Oldman and Debbie Harry. The Endless Night events have been featured on MTV, CNN, History Channel, Travel Channel, National Geographic and A&E, with print media including Tattoo Savage, Glamour Magazine, Cosmo, Skin Two, Gothic Beauty, The New York Times, InStyle and NY Time Out. These media outlets have been highly screened and kept very confidential. All press contacts and requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO IS FRED SAMEDI?
Fred Samedi is our guardian spirit of the events born and came to Father Sebastiaan in a vision quest in preparation for the Endless Night Vampire Ball of New Orleans in 2007. Mysteriously designer Chad Savage was able to bring this vision to conception with his graphic design and thus Fred became our sigilium for Endless Night events. He is inspired by and reflect the Haitian voodoo Loa, Baron Saturday, the Loa of the dead. The Loa are voodoo spirits which act as intermediaries between the creator Bondye and the mortal world.
It is traditional for patrons of the event to bring an offering of a small gift of coins, candles, flowers, cigars, rum, black coffee, grilled peanuts or incense to ask Fred Samedi his altar at the venue for his blessing on a successful and fabulous event. He is also the official gatekeeper of the event and wishes all those to be within the dresscode. Often a voodoo priest/ess or Strigoi Vii Magister or Deacon will be present to perform the commencement ritual of the ball by calling on Fred Samedi to join us in the ball.
Fred often will play pranks on patrons, encourage people who would never expect to meet become friends, heals long lost relations between friends and he finds great pleasure introducing lovers. One thing Fred is known for is to bring people last minute to events who would never even think of going and introducing them to the Endless Nights. How many people have spontaneously come to down to New Orleans and never left! You can find an example of this with the Fangsmith Maven who came to New Orleans in 1998 for the first NOLA party and never left!
You can friend Fred Samedi on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/endlessnight
We suggest everyone who is from out of town and wants a great hotel rate stay at the Saint Mark's Hotel, right in the heart of the East Village.
This event will take place on a Saturday night at Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003.
The Endless Night events are formal Masque Vampire’s Ball events and thus to create an atmosphere which is worthy of a grand gallah and holds the highest in standards of our costumed guests. Masques are definitely highly encouraged! Gothic, Medieval, Marie Antoinette, Steam punk, Gothic, Latex, PVC, King Louis, Marquis de Sade, Burlesque, French Revolutionary, Victorian, Cyberpunk, Drag, Vampire / vampire, Hellfire Demons, Carnival Freaks, Silent Horror Film Characters, Victorian Asylum Lunatics, Hospital Horror, Dark Fairy Tales, Pagan Horned Gods, The Great Beast, Satyrs, Sacrificial Virgins, Witches, Warlocks, Sex Magick, Satanic Sluts, Zombies, Evil Clowns, Halloween Masks, Horror Circus, Body Art, Burlesque, Berlin Cabaret, Moulin Rouge, Uniform, Medical, Boudoir, Militaria etc Please adhere to dress code : No Casual Street Wear / Regular Club Wear / No Cotton T-shirts. Here are some of our friends and designers.
Gentleman’s Emporium – http://www.gentlemansemporium.com
Azraelle’s Accomplice (TX) – http://azacclothingcouture.com
Steampunk Emporium – http://www.steampunkemporium.com
Gothic Renaissance (NYC) – http://www.trashydiva.com
Black Norns (France) – http://www.etsy.com/shop/blacknorns
DeMask – http://www.demask.com
Vampyre Couture (Croatia) – http://www.Noir-Shapes.net
Chivalry Sports – http://www.renstore.com
Boutique du Vampyre (New Orleans) – http://www.feelthebite.com
Bibian Blue (Barcelona) – http://www.bibianblue.com
House of Harlot (UK) – http://www.house-of-harlot.com
Dark Garden Corsetry (San Fran) – http://www.darkgarden.net
Lady Lucie (UK) – http://www.ladylucie.com
Masquerade Artisan E.L. Downey (official) – http://www.masqueradeartisan.com
New Orleans Masks – http://www.neworleansmasks.com
Father Sebastiaan will be making fangs at the FangShop NYC on Feb. 10-12th by appointment only!
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