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MiBF honors Detroit Burlesque Legend

It is our privilege this year to honor one of Detroit’s own burlesque legends and burly “mama”, the amazing and inspirational Toni Elling!!! Detroit born, Toni began performing in the early ’60s and repeatedly broke barriers as a woman of … Continue reading

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MiBF offers Burlesque Workshops!

The Michigan Burlesque Festival is proud to host burlesque workshops lead by some of the most inspirational burlesque performers in the industry. The workshops offered this year include: Shake Shake Shake Senora The Art of Great Shimmies with Hank E … Continue reading

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TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!!!

Tickets for the 6th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival, featuring Miss Holly Hock, Hank E Panky, Dirty Martini and dozens more, are now on sale!! Advanced General Admission is $20 Advanced VIP (front row seats) is $35 (Friday still available) General … Continue reading

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2018 MiBF Performers

We are thrilled to have these performers joining us for the 6th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival, September 21-22nd at the Tangent Gallery/Hastings Street Ballroom in Detroit. Ada Vice (Michigan) ALLurrr’em VelvIT (Minnesota) Autumn Flaunt ‘Em (Colorado) Ava Adore (Ohio) Céleste … Continue reading

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2018 MiBF Headliners

We are honored to welcome our 2018 headliners for the 6th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival: Michigan’s own Strawberry Vixen, Miss Holly Hock, who is a multi-award winning performer as well as the Headmistress of the Detroit School of Burlesque, Troupe … Continue reading

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Looking for performers for the 6th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival!

Applications to the 6th Annual Michigan Burlesque Festival are now open!!!!! 😀 We are looking for: Burlesque, boylesque, drag, aerialists, fire performers, circus performers, sideshow, comedians, belly dancers, acrobats, clowns, vaudevillians, magicians, performance artists and anything in between!! Come be … Continue reading

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The long awaited videos are up!

Videos of the 5th annual Michigan Burlesque Festival are up for viewing on our YouTube channel. You can click on the button above that says videos, or visit link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXgY8TLxAFP9-h3b_ds-TXA Relive the amazing moments you saw, and get a closer … Continue reading

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