Aug
18
10:00pm10:00pm

QUEEN KONG (DTLA)

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Diamondback performs her Black Diamond KISS tribute at Boulet Brothers' downtown LA drag/dance party. The evening features performances from legendary NYC drag queen Lady Bunny, NY boylesque performer Rify Royalty and Dragula winner Vander Von Odd. DJ Nelstar spins dance music all night. 

21+ / $5 to get in / doors at 10. Annie kicks off the show at 1130. Early arrival strongly suggested as this club reaches capacity. 

 

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Aug
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

LUCHA VAVOOM: QUINCEANERA SHOW (Downtown LA)

Lucha VaVoom turns 15 this year, and the birthday party will be off the hook! See Mexican wrestling championship bouts, burlesque, incredible aerials, classic cars, comedy, and more. Annie will be on hand escorting wrestlers in a hoop skirt, quinceanera-style. 

21+; doors 7 pm; show at 8. Advance tickets are available here

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Jul
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

BELLE, BOOK & CANDLE: BURLESQUE + PSYCHICS (Los Angeles)

photo of Diamondback Annie by Ernie Manrique / Manrique Photos

photo of Diamondback Annie by Ernie Manrique / Manrique Photos

Punk rock priestess Pleasant Gehman (aka Princess Farhana) and Shana Leilani present an evening of performances and psychic readings, from classic tarot to cocktail scrying. Annie performs two acts alongside burlesque superstars Kitten De Ville and Lux LaCroix. Birthday celebrants will get an unforgettable photo op when they are tied to the stake! Rock & roll DJ Lina Lecaro (LA Weekly) weaves a musical spell throughout the night.

Advance tickets are strongly suggested as this night always sells out. TIckets are $11.11 - $15.00 in advance; get em here: http://www.elcidsunset.com/event/1515048-belle-book-candle-hex-los-angeles/. 

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Jul
18
8:30pm 8:30pm

RAINBOW JAIL at ACE HOTEL with PRINCE POPPYCOCK BAND (Downtown LA)

Annie plays violin with the Prince Poppycock Band at this *FREE* show at VJ Jimi Hey's "Rainbow Jail" party, happening on the gorgeous rooftop of DTLA's Ace Hotel. Enjoy stunning views and a set of glam rock, showtunes, and rock and roll originals from the Prince Poppycock band. Led by "America's Got Talent" finalist Prince Poppycock, the band features musical director/keyboardist Kristian Hoffman (Klaus Nomi), bassist Kim Serene (El Vez), drummer Slim Evans (El Vez), and Pierre Smith (Ann Magnuson.) 21+ please. 

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Jun
30
10:30pm10:30pm

QUEEN KONG - OUTFEST KICKOFF PARTY (Downtown LA)

Boulet Brothers' packed Friday night party features top drag performers from across the USA. Diamondback joins the lineup for their kickoff party for Outfest, LA's annual LGBT film festival. 

Just $5 cash at door; shows begin at 11. Early arrival strongly suggested as this club often reaches capacity! 21+ please.

Learn more and RSVP on the Facebook event page

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Jun
23
9:00pm 9:00pm

THEE FANCY SPACE ODDITY DANCE PARTY (Northeast LA)

Los Angeles historic monument HM157 celebrates its 10th anniversary with an extraterrestrial music and dancing freakout both under the stars and in the main salon of this Victorian mansion turned arts venue. In honor of the outer space theme, Diamondback performs her Luke Skywalker/Jimi Hendrix mashup on her "LandShredder" electric violin with built-in fireworks made by Carlos Flores of Devil's Playground. 

The evening features DJ Don Bolles (The Germs); psychedelic live music by Fancy Space People and Miss Jupiter; and opening act Major Entertainer. 

Cash donations at the door. Enter along the side of the house. 

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Jun
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

VIXENS OF VINYL (Denver, CO)

Diamondback does a very special aerial version of her AC/DC themed, Angus Young-inspired Altarboy act at this rock & roll burlesque show during Denver Pride Weekend!

Produced by Honey Touche', and hosted by Fannie Spankings, the show features a set by rockers The Sparkle Jetts, plus burlesque from top performers like former Miss Exotic World Midnite Martini (Chicago), and Denver's lovely Miss Orchid Mei. Annie is also slated to perform her "Rock & Roll Suicide" tribute to Ziggy Stardust-era David Bowie. 

TIckets are available at TheOrientalTheater.com. 

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May
13
to May 14

FILTHLESQUE! JOHN WATERS CABARET (Portland, OR)

Diamondback brings her "SmellyVision" scratch N sniff burlesque act to Portland for this John Waters-themed cabaret show at the Funhouse Lounge!

In an act inspired by the Odorama cards that accompany Waters' film Polyester, the audience follows along on a scratch and sniff card as soda jerk Annie makes a banana split with some unexpected ingredients. 

Filthlesque! features top Portland drag, burlesque, and variety performers, such as Hai Fleisch, Johnny Nuriel, Wanda Bones, Baby Le'Strange, Isaiah Tillman, and Carla Rossi. 

Doors at 8:30pm / Show at 9:30pm

Advance tickets encouraged; get them at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2928712

*General admission $12 advance / $15 at door

*Front row tickets (For those who aren't scared of performer interaction and FILTH) $15 advance/ $20 night of show

*VIP Reserved Back Booth for up to 5 $100.00
Comes with cast photo with performers after the show

 

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May
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAR GIRLS @ MAY THE 4TH FEST (Riverside, CA)

Diamondback plays the Star Spangled Banner on her custom Landshredder electric violin by Carlos Flores. Photo for Star Girls Burlesque shot at the Yost Theater by Tim Hunter.

Diamondback plays the Star Spangled Banner on her custom Landshredder electric violin by Carlos Flores. Photo for Star Girls Burlesque shot at the Yost Theater by Tim Hunter.

May the Fourth be with you! Devil's Playground brings their Star Girls burlesque show to Riverside for May the 4th Fest.The show includes live music from the Alien Cantina Lounge Band, darkside punk rock covers from The Sithfits, and a DJ set from Galactic Ray. Annie does her Skywalker OG act, playing the national anthem live on a custom electric violin by Carlos Flores. 

18+; Door at 7; show at 8. Advance tickets are $24-34, available here. For the VIP experience, which includes skipping the general admission line, call 951-335-3469 or email vipriverside@livenation.com. Accessible tickets are available; please see the ticketing page for more information.

Presented by Riverside Live, in conjunction with Live Nation, at the stunning Riverside Municipal Auditorium: a WWI-era Mission Revival theater with plush red velvet seats. Designed by the architects of the Mission Inn, the Riverside Municipal Auditorium is on the National Register of Historic Places. 

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Apr
29
to Apr 30

PRINCE POPPYCOCK IS HALF-COCKED *TWO NIGHTS* April 29 & 30 (Los Angeles)

  • Cavern Club Theater (under Casita Del Campo) (map)
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Photo by Austin Young; makeup by Mathu Andersen

Photo by Austin Young; makeup by Mathu Andersen

Annie produces a second run of the sold-out glam rock production show "Prince Poppycock Is Half-Cocked" at Silver Lake's Cavern Club Theater. The show stars operatic dandy and America's Got Talent finalist Prince Poppycock with a full rock & roll band and back-up dancers. The band is led by musical director Kristian Hoffman, who is well-known for his songwriting and musical direction for New Wave artist Klaus Nomi. Annie dances and plays the violin. Tickets will be available starting in mid-March 2017 at www.CavernClubTheater.com

Prince Poppycock photo by Austin Young; makeup by Mathu Andersen

Prince Poppycock photo by Austin Young; makeup by Mathu Andersen

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Apr
28
9:00pm 9:00pm

EVIL DEAD @PUSSY BANG BANG! (Long Beach, CA)

photo by Daniel Sliwa - shot at Pussy Bang Bang, Harvelle's Long Beach

photo by Daniel Sliwa - shot at Pussy Bang Bang, Harvelle's Long Beach

Annie does her Evil Dead tribute act (complete with chainsaw and exploding severed head) at Olivia Bellafontaine's grindhouse/B-movie themed burlesque show, Pussy Bang Bang!, at Harvelle's Long Beach. 

Two shows at 9 and 11 pm; doors open 30 minutes before showtime. General admission tickets are $15; $20-25 for reserved seating. Tickets will be available at www.OliviaBellafontaine.com

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Mar
31
9:00pm 9:00pm

PUSSY BANG BANG! GRINDHOUSE BURLESQUE (Long Beach, CA)

photo by Daniel Sliwa; shot at Pussy Bang Bang at Harvelle's, Long Beach

photo by Daniel Sliwa; shot at Pussy Bang Bang at Harvelle's, Long Beach

Diamondback brings her popular burlesque drag act as Ash Williams of the Evil Dead horror franchise to Harvelle's in Long Beach for Olivia Bellafontaine's grindhouse-themed show.

Two shows at 9 & 11 pm; doors open 1/2 hour prior to showtime, so arrive early for best seating. Tickets are $15 general admission; $20-25 for reserved seating. Get advance tickets here

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Mar
12
4:00pm 4:00pm

MATTACHINE MATINEE presents HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH (DTLA)

Annie makes her first appearance at DTLA's Bar Mattachine for boylesque star Jasten King's Sunday movie matinee series. Annie performs a rock & roll drag act for the showing of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Sunday, March 12th. This *free* event runs from 4-9 pm; film begins at 6; Annie performs during film intermission. Food, movie style popcorn, and cocktails are all available. Learn more at www.BarMattachine.com.

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Mar
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

STAR GIRLS (Santa Ana, CA)

photo by Tim Hunter

photo by Tim Hunter

Star Wars burlesque parody show Star Girls comes to Orange County's beautiful Yost Theater, in the heart of Santa Ana's historic core. Annie revisits her role as Luke Skywalker OG - complete with a sparking electric violin custom-built by Carlos Flores.

Early show begins promptly at 730 pm; doors open at 7. Tickets are $30; seating is first-come, first-served. Get advance tickets here on the Yost website. 

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Mar
10
8:00pm 8:00pm

QUEEN PUSSY GRABS BACK (Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Los Angeles)

  • 3141 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90007 United States (map)
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photo by Clarence Alford

photo by Clarence Alford

Annie is slated to perform March 10th at a glittering fundraiser to raise money and awareness for women's services. The event - which is produced by actress Alexandra Anthony - will feature drag, burlesque, and musical performances in historic costumes made by designer Bob Mackie for shows like Carol Burnett and The Sonny & Cher Show. 

Door at 8; show begins at 830. Tickets are available at TheLastFolliesCloset.com

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Mar
1
11:30pm11:30pm

BOOTLEG BOMBSHELLS (Venice Beach, CA)

Annie performing with Bootleg Bombshells at the Townhouse, Venice. Photo by Lulu Mon Dieu.

Annie performing with Bootleg Bombshells at the Townhouse, Venice. Photo by Lulu Mon Dieu.

Diamondback appears as special guest for burlesque troupe the Bootleg Bombshells' weekly residency at the hundred-year-old Del Monte Speakeasy,  hidden below the Townhouse pub in central Venice Beach.

Free admission; doors at 11 pm; show at midnight. Arrive early for best seating for this floorshow-style show. 

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Feb
24
9:00pm 9:00pm

STAR GIRLS (Long Beach, CA)

Annie does a special one-off Stormtrooper number to Judas Priest Friday February 24th when Star Girls - the original Star Wars burlesque parody - comes to Harvelle's in downtown Long Beach.  Two shows at 9 and 11 pm; tickets are $15 general admission or $20-25 for reserved seating. Some seats are already sold out, so advance tickets are strongly suggested. Get em here

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Feb
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

PRINCE POPPYCOCK AT CLEARWATER CASINO (Seattle, WA)

  • Suquamish Clearwater Casino - Beach Rock Lounge (map)
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Prince Poppycock's photo by Steven LaNasa

Prince Poppycock's photo by Steven LaNasa

Prince Poppycock brings his glam rock opera stage spectacular to this beachfront casino on Washington's gorgeous Puget Sound. The show features lavish production numbers with a full rock & roll band; chorus girls; and multiple costume changes. Annie backup dances and plays violin in the Poppycock band. 

21+; doors at 5:30; show at 8:00 pm. Comedian and radio personality Susan Jones opens the show. $20 advance tickets are available now here

The Suquamish Clearwater Casino is only 1 hour from Seattle via the Bainbridge Ferry.

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Feb
8
to Feb 9

LUCHA VAVOOM - FEB 8th & 9th (Downtown LA)

Photo by Michael Wise II for Lucha VaVoom

Photo by Michael Wise II for Lucha VaVoom

Diamondback joins Prince Poppycock and Lux LaCroix to premiere a new musical act to David Bowie's "Diamond Dogs" at pulse-pounding Mexican wrestling and burlesque spectacle Lucha VaVoom's annual Valentine's Day shows. 

Two shows, Wednesday February 8th and Thursday February 9th; doors open at 7; show begins promptly at 8. Get advance tickets here - early purchase strongly suggested, as these shows always sell out. 21+.

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Feb
3
9:00pm 9:00pm

PRINCE POPPYCOCK IS HALF-COCKED (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Cavern Club Theater (under Casita del Campo) (map)
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Diamondback presents a new one-hour show of glam rock and opera production numbers by baroque drag dandy Prince Poppycock. The classically trained vocalist and "America's Got Talent" finalist is accompanied by a live rock & roll band featuring members of the El Vez and Ann Magnuson bands, and led by Klaus Nomi songwriter Kristian Hoffman. Annie plays violin and backup dances with choreographer Lux LaCroix. 

18+; doors open at 8:30 - arrive early for best seating. $25 advance tickets available at http://poppycock.brownpapertickets.com/. 

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