DBF Dominique, Epiphany & Sarah

Photo Galleries for 2017 are up!

During the festival, we had our spotters and photo-hounds on the lookout for the best turned out guys and girls each night. Head over to the Galleries section to see what they found. Circus Macabre Gala Night Sunday Fashion Show  

The Judges

The people with the power! The judges for the 2017 Dublin Burlesque Festival… Anna Taylor Ronan Nolan Rusty MisDemeanour Huge thanks for taking on such a mammoth task!

Opening night line up! Thursday 16th November.

  Host and singer – Ms. Juliette Crosby Juliette is a native of Louth, where she began singing and acting at an early age, within a family of artists. She moved to Dublin to study acting in The Gaiety School and has lived here since. She currently divides her time between performing as both an actor and a musician and singer …

Back by popular demand!

Mr. Phil T Gorgeous Drag king, gender illusionist, male impersonator, weirdo…. call him what you want, but there’s no doubt that whatever he is, Phil T. Gorgeous is ALL man……. well….. mostly. He first swaggered across the stage in early 2004 introducing unsuspecting audiences to his own brand of drag performance and whether entertaining in the intimate surroundings of a …

Pre show entertainment in East Side Tavern

Our favourite songstress Truly DiVine and the Des Hopkins Dixieland Jazz band. The band features some of Ireland’s and the UK’s finest musicians. Over the years they have accompanied many famous international jazz artists, such the legendary  Peanuts Hucko, Acker Bilk, and Kenny Ball on their Irish tours.

Can I have a drum roll please?

Our host for The Saturday of the Dublin Burlesque Festival and star act on the Friday night Miss Laurie Hagen. Laurie Hagen is an award-winning actor, dancer, clown, singersongwriter, cabaret and burlesque firecracker. In 2007, Laurie took her first burlesque steps as one of Miss Polly Rae’s ‘Hurly Burly Girlys’, at the Soho Revue Bar in London. She has since …

Short description of what to expect at the Dublin Burlesque Festival

For those of you asking about tickets. Individual tickets are available for each show. Thursday is our opening night – 3 acts and a singer with complimentary drink on arrival really a get to know you Friday is Circus Macabre – a full burlesque show but more on the neo/dark side of burlesque think gothic and dramatic Saturday is also …