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The 9th Annual Shimmy Showdown Weekender!

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The 9th Annual Shimmy Showdown and Night of Stars Weekender presented by Van Ella Productions!

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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


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


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.


Will I have an assigned seat?

The seating at this venue is open, and seats are on a first come first serve basis, so we recommend arriving early for the most seat options. There will be a separate seating area during the Shimmy Showdown and A Night of Stars for VIP ticket holders.

Do I need to purchase a separate ticket for the Van Ella Bordella after party?

If you have purchased a Weekend Pass or a ticket to A Night of Stars, you do NOT need to purchase anything additional to get in to the after party. If your ticket was for the Shimmy Showdown or you only wish to attend the after party, you will need to purchase a separate Van Ella Bordella ticket.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is for ages 21+

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email VanEllaTickets@gmail.com with any questions.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable, including no shows. If you are unable to attend, you are able to transfer your ticket via Eventbrite, or by emailing vanellatickets@gmail.com

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