Blaze in the Miss Viva Las Vegas burlesque competition 2017. © Tim Hunter.

Review: Miss Viva Las Vegas 2017 (Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend)

I was delighted to attend the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at Easter for a second year. Audrey Deluxe curates a sensational Burlesque Showcase on Friday night, famed for its world class casts, with Dita Von Teese headlining this year’s three-show marathon. Burlesque Bingo, another of Audrey’s fabulous creations, ran throughout the Weekend. Saturday night […]

Egypt Blaque Knyle, by Brian C Janes

Egypt Blaque Knyle: Entitled

Egypt Blaque Knyle seems to have come out of nowhere to dominate nearly every major burlesque competition.  In three years, she has amassed over twenty titles, earning the No.38 spot on the 21st Century Burlesque Magazine Burlesque Top 50 2016.  Some have begun speculating about this dynamic performer’s background, her history, and just what causes […]

Tansy and Leon in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Tansy and Leon at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Tansy and Leon were the smash hit of The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend last year with their awesome duet, and they smashed it again at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 2016. At a time of peak saturation in burlesque, they have created something strikingly different and thrillingly fierce! Every performer in the Burlesque […]

Coco Lectric in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Coco Lectric at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Coco Lectric was radiant and joyous at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 2016. Her dazzling smile, sparkling eyes, sense of humour and captivating musicality made for a showstopping performance. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least […]

Audrey Deluxe in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Audrey Deluxe at Viva Las Vegas (Photos)

Next, it’s the curator of the dazzling Burlesque Showcase herself, the vivacious Audrey Deluxe, at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 2016. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least as many as they can pack into the […]

Ginger Valentine and Missy Lisa in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Ginger Valentine and Missy Lisa at Viva Las Vegas 2016 (PHOTOS)

Next, it’s double the pleasure at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 2016, courtesy of divine Texas duo Missy Lisa and Ginger Valentine. Every performer in the Burlesque Showcase is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least as many as they can pack into […]

Kitty Bang Bang in the Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Showcase, April 2016. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.

Burlesque Showcase: Kitty Bang Bang at Viva Las Vegas 2016 (PHOTOS)

And so begins my recap of the hot burlesque action at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 2016, starting with the big-guns-blazing Burlesque Showcase. Every performer in this show is personally invited by Audrey Deluxe to thrill the 30,000 strong army of Viva Las Vegas attendees (at least as many as they can pack into […]

Red Hot Annie in the Viva Las Vegas 2015 burlesque showcase. ©Tim Hunter

Kitten ‘N’ Lou’s Viva Las Vegas 2015 Burlesque Diary

Kitten ‘N’ Lou do Viva Las Vegas! When we first got the email from the gorgeous Audrey Deluxe asking us to perform at Viva Las Vegas Weekend 18, our first thought was: ‘Really? You want these two gay dancing weirdos? At a Rockabilly festival?’  Our next thought was: ‘Well, that’s fantastic!’ Full disclosure: our initial, […]

Missy Lisa Crowned Miss Viva Las Vegas 2013

Missy Lisa Crowned Miss Viva Las Vegas 2013

Enjoy this footage of Missy Lisa’s winning routine at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend. Every year a ‘Miss Viva Las Vegas’ is crowned at the weekender’s striptease competition, and this year Missy Lisa triumphed with an accomplished classic routine. Congrats Missy! Find out more about Missy… Check out the Viva Las Vegas Website…

Viva Las Vegas 2012: POC Photo

Viva Las Vegas 2012

Seattle photographer, Paul O’Connell looks back at Viva Las Vegas 2012. With photos by Paul and fellow photographer, Derek Jackson… Viva Las Vegas, now in its 15th year, is “the Biggest Rockabilly Party in The World”, with rockabilly fashion, hundreds of souped-up vintage cars, scores of bands, and more neck tattoos than I have ever […]

Slinky Does Vegas: A Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Diary

Slinky Does Vegas: A Viva Las Vegas Burlesque Diary

UK starlet Slinky Sparkles looks back on her time at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 2011… Thursday: Rehearsals After months of hard work and preparation, (not to mention nearly five hundred votes from friends and fans around the world!), I arrived in Las Vegas ready to model in and direct What Katie Did’s debut […]