Angie Pontani
(© Ab Sesay)
Angie Pontani
(© Ab Sesay)
Performers have been announced for the ninth annual New York Burlesque Festival, to be held at various locations around the city, September 29-October 2.

The festival will kick off with a Teaser Party! at the Bell House in Brooklyn on Thursday September 29 at 8pm. World Famous *BOB will serve as hostess, with over a dozen national and international performers, including Miss Amarettease, Obskyura, Albert Cadabra, Gin Minsky, Thru the Keyhole Burlesque, and Lefty Lucy, plus live music from DJ Fresh Prince of Darkness.

Scotty the Blue Bunny will host the Premiere Party at the Brooklyn Bowl on Friday September 30 at 9pm. Performance highlights will include include: Little Brooklyn, Bobbie Burlesque, Liza Rose, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Miss Saturn, The Cheesecake Burlesque Revue, The Dolls of Doom, Harvest Moon, Go-Go Harder, Honey Wilde and Viva and her Exquisitely Delicious Band. DJ Momotaro will preside over the late-night dance party.

Murray Hill will host the Saturday Spectacular at BB Kings on Saturday October 1 at 7:30pm. There will be live jazz from Brian Newman, and the line up will include Angie Pontani, Indigo Blue, Imogen Kelly, Cherry Typhoon, Gentry de Paris, The Stage Door Johnnies, The World Famous Pontani Sisters, MsTickle, Besty Bottom Dollar, and more.

The festival will conclude at Manhattan's Highline Ballroom, with The Golden Pastie Awards and Burlesque Early Bird Dinner! on Sunday, October 2 at 8pm. In addition to awards presentations, there well be performances from Helen Pontani, The Shanghai Pearl, Minnie Tonka, Viva La Muerte, The Love Show, Shelly Watson, Leroi the Girl Boi, and more.

For tickets and more information, click here.