New York Boylesque Festival Featuring Performers From Around the World
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The last date listed for New York Boylesque Festival was Saturday April 26, 2014 / 8:00pm (Doors Open at 6:00pm).
Currently at B.B. King Blues Club:
- Full Price:
- $15.00 - $16.00
- Our Price:
- $7.50 - $8.00
Vocalist Prentiss McNeil of The Drifters and Bruce "Big Daddy" Wayne from Wilson Pickett's Midnight Movers head up this high-energy salute to the best R&B music of the classic soul era. Get ready to groove to hits from greats like "The Godfather" and "Queen" of Soul -- James Brown and Aretha Franklin -- not to mention Motown and Stax artists galore. From Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder to the Jackson 5 and Sam & Dave, you'll hear the best tunes from the genre's most popular artists performed live on stage. McNeil performed for close to 30 years with doo-wop group The Drifters, who were known for classics like "Save the Last Dance for Me," "Some Kind of Wonderful," "Under the Boardwalk" and "Up on the Roof." Learn More
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A bunch of fat–to–average dudes convulsing on stage for an obscene amount of money (once you factor in food and drinks), while the neanderthal in a dress and a poorly painted mug spouted humorless, puerile anecdotes (none of which were funny).
Service at the venue was terrible; our server didn't know the specials, gave us "waters," which were just cups of ice -- seriously, she just put cups of ice on the table and forgot to bring by the water jug. This was an abysmal experience, and we wound up walking out halfway through this pathetic excuse of a performance.
Avoid this at all costs.
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Should have told the buyer that our names would be on the guest list at the door, so we would have avoided the line to the box office and gone straight to get good seats. The view would be difficult at the venue if you didn't come in early. The...continued
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 Layne Cabaret Company (MASS), plus boylesque historian DJ Scott Ewalt.