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VERMONT BURLESQUE FESTIVAL'S

GRANITE CITY SHOWCASE

37% OFF Tickets when compared to "day of" pricing if you buy in November

TICKET STRUCTURE
Tickets will increase based on
the following schedule:

Oct - Nov:  $37 / $43
Dec:  $43.50 / $49.50
Jan:   $50 / $56
Day of Show: $65 / $69

**  Additional fees may apply at the time of purchase.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL

2023 LINE UP

FRIDAY JAN 20, 2023

LEARN MORE ABOUT EACH PERFORMER

BY CLICKING ON THE IMAGES

Performance Line Up May Be Subject to Change Without Notice

Jan 20th, 2023

BARRE OPERA HOUSE

6 North Main Street, Barre VT 05641

Opera House Box Office 802-476-8188

 

6:30pm

DOORS / COCKTAILS / VENDING 

7:15pm

LIVE MUSIC / COCKTAILS / VENDING

 

8:00pm - 10:30pm

SHOWCASE

COVID-19 POLICY & RESTRICTIONS MAY BE IN PLACE FOR THIS EVENT

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The Granite City Showcase has become one of the most attended shows of the Vermont Burlesque Festival.  From doors to curtain call, this 4 hour event features, adult beverage tastings, live music, comedy, variety acts and burlesque headliners you won't want to miss. 

Friday Night is FLANNEL NIGHT!   Barre is a flannel kinda town ...and so we want to challenge you to wear your best! Bring that flannel scarf! Put on that flannel skirt! Wear that flannel jacket! Who's got the flannel bow tie!?!  The staff of the Vermont Burlesque Festival will be giving out prizes for best flannel outfits worn to the Granite City Showcase.  Just show up, pose on the red (flannel) carpet and have your photo taken for a chance to win a variety of great prizes.

 

The festival isn’t just about burlesque and the celebration of body positivity, it also raises awareness and money for several local charities including… Breast Cancer Research studied right here in Vermont,  brings attention to and helps to raise money for the Health & Wellness Program at the Pride Center of Vermont, donates to the cause of Keeping Vermonters Warm through the WARMTH Heating Fuel Assistance Program, and finally contributes to the Vermont Arts Council.  

 

Tickets for this event are on a scaled tier schedule and raise in value as the event approaches.  The earlier you buy the more you save.

 

This event is intended for mature audiences, may include vulgar language and adult themes, and is restricted to ages 18+.  Specialty alcoholic educational tastings with Hendrick's Gin will also be offered to those ticket holders who are 21+.  A limited cash bar will be available during the pre-show and throughout the showcase until about 15 minutes after intermission.  

COVID POLICY for this venue (As of Oct 1, 2022) - VTBF will follow the policy rules of the Barre Opera House.  To view the current policy, please click on the "covid policy" tab above.

Foxy Tann (Headlining Emcee)
Foxy Tann (Headlining Emcee)

Minneapolis, MN Foxy Tann (EmCee/Peeler/Director/Educator/Designer) has been hailed as one of The Top 10 Burlesque Performers To Watch by The Huffington Post, dubbed the Boss of Burlesque and a pioneer of the neo-burlesque movement by The Minneapolis Star Tribune. She has emceed for the Burlesque Hall of Fame, the Michigan, Copenhagen, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Edmonton, Ohio, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Colorado, & Alabama festivals as well as dive bars all around the world!

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BLANCHE DEBRIS
BLANCHE DEBRIS

Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Rougettes (credit Zac Emery)
The Rougettes (credit Zac Emery)

Ottawa, Ontario Since forming in 2018, the Rougettes have been burning up stages with their fun, high energy group routines choreographed by Randi Rouge. The Rougettes have brought their special brand of sweetness and sass to performances in Vermont, New York, and of course their hometown of Ottawa, ON. The chemistry in this gorgeous girl gang is undeniable; you'll feel the rush when they paint the stage rouge!

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DickieSmallsMRSIX
DickieSmallsMRSIX

L.A. & N.Y.C. Dickie Smalls is an international, award-winning performer who has won eight burlesque titles and is a veteran of over thirty burlesque festivals. Dickie headlined the 2021 Midwest Burlesque Festival and continues to share his unique brand of boylesque all around the world.

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Lady Roberta Kent
Lady Roberta Kent

Taormina - Sicily, Italy began performing in 1994 with various performances ranging from juggling with fire, to aerial acrobatics, to bellydance. In 2012 he embraces the world of burlesque and starts performing on stages all over the world (Italy, USA, Canada, England, Croatia, Switzerland, Germany, etc.). She is also a producer and creator of the Taormina Burlesque Festival.

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Cici Bonne Chance
Cici Bonne Chance

Denver, Colorado Cici Bonne Chance got her start in burlesque in none other than San Francisco, California but lucky for the state of Colorado, she now calls the Mile High City home and is dazzling audiences there. She loves classic burlesque style but with a modern twist, known as the Lucky Little Devil, she's sure to win you over with her megawatt smile!

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Marlene DeMure
Marlene DeMure

Oakland, California Marlene is the hips, lips, and hair flips performer of your dreams, and she brings her intensity to every act and every performance. Marlene brings her, often spooky, often rock n' roll style of burlesque to stages across the California Bay Area (Hubba Hubba Revue, Burlesque on Broadway, Womanopoly, Hex in the City, Smoke and Mirrors Cabaret) and the country!

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Miss Spent Youth
Miss Spent Youth

Los Angeles, California Miss Spent Youth is a classic burlesque performer and producer in Los Angeles California. She’s passionate about preserving the classic form of burlesque and creating vintage entertainment experiences. Producer of the only live band, original music burlesque show in Los Angeles - Babylon Cabaret, as well as Shakes & Quakes and the Big Reveal. She's also the producer of the Hollywood Burlesque Fest

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Juju C Cummings
Juju C Cummings

Las Vegas, NV Juju C Cummings, The Sweetest Ass in Vegas has quickly made a home and a name for herself in Sin City. She is the co-founder and co-producer of Melanated Menagerie, an all POC (Performers of Color) Cabaret show that seeks to showcase and celebrate diversity and visibility. As a performer she brings you everything from the loudly political to the deliciously sensual.

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Heaven Genderfck
Heaven Genderfck

Montreal, Quebec Heaven has been haunting the burlesque, drag and circus community for almost a decade! Nonbinary human & Genderfck artist, reminding you to get your pronouns right! They will blow your mind with their costume making & wig sculpting skills! Which are available for commission 👋 ! They will shimmy their "derrière" and stinking the room.

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Gypsy Layne
Gypsy Layne

Birkshires, Massachussetts

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Ginge O Lolly
Ginge O Lolly

Burlington, Vermont Coming from a very enthusiastic background of the theater nature, she embraced burlesque with a bang. From studying stories and dance moves of the ladies of legend to the extravagance and weird of the fashion of today's neo-burlesquers, she's here to show you her own side. Fierce and flirty on stage, you wont want to miss this spicy lass! Oh my golly-It's Ginge O'Lolly!

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Scarlet Starlet
Scarlet Starlet

Richmond, Virginia Scarlet Starlet, "The Twirling Temptress," always aims to entertain. Whether she's twirling tassels, hoops, or fire, the audience is sure to be teased and pleased. Based out of Richmond, VA, Scarlet enjoys performing a vast array of acts from silly to sexy to powerful. . She is a performer and producer with Burlesque Right Meow, co-creator of the RVA Burlesque Festival.

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Lucy B. Luscious
Lucy B. Luscious

St Paul, MN A Twin Titties native, Lucy B. Luscious shimmied into the Minnesota burlesque scene in 2020. A member of the all fat burlesque troop “the House of Rose”, teacher at the Rose Academy of Burlesque, and finalist in the first ever Nudie Nubies Nationwide, this Hotdish Hottie can’t wait to show you exactly why she’s the Juiciest Lucy in town.

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WHORCHATA
WHORCHATA

Bellingham, Washington Whorchata is a multifaceted creative based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest Washington. Internationally published pinup model, burlesque dancer + producer, adult entertainer, and entrepreneur; you can catch her spicy magic at www.whorchataburlesque.com

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Pinay Grigio
Pinay Grigio

Seatle, Washington Pinay Grigio (she/her) is a Filipina American dancer, choreographer, and a performer based out of Seattle, WA. Pinay Grigio splashed into the burlesque scene in April 2019 with her debut at Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque. She is a mesmerizing and a tantalizing tropical delight. Once you are graced by her presence, you will crave for more.

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Green Moutain Cabaret
Green Moutain Cabaret

Burlington, VT

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Moxie Blue
Moxie Blue

Seattle, WA Moxie Blue, the Mistress of Amusement, is a curvaceous distraction that likes to play truth or dare with your senses. Born of a desire to defy labels and buck stereotypes, her devil-may-care attitude as a host and performer takes Moxie across Seattle stages. As founder of Fat Bottom Productions, Moxie Blue hosts quarterly productions that showcase the vast talent in the local burlesque community

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