SOLD OUT! The Fourth Annual Empire Burlesque Festival: March 29 & 30

March 29 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Whiskey Tango Sideshow Presents:
The Fourth Annual Empire Burlesque Festival
Friday, March 29th & Saturday, March 30th 2019
Doors at 7, House at 7:30, show at 8pm
Ages 18+
Join The Finger Lake’s own, Whiskey Tango Sideshow and over 20 unique special guests from across the nation and beyond for two nights of dazzling “adult-oriented” entertainment at the beautiful Hangar Theatre in Ithaca N.Y!

Whiskey Tango Sideshow’s mission is to celebrate the bounty of talent and variety that our greater burlesque community has to offer and to bring you two unforgettable nights of jaw-dropping, heart-stopping burlesque, cabaret and sideshow entertainment!  Each night of the festival is distinctly different with an array of performers from classic to neo, comedic to tragic, we are proud to host a wide array of burlesque artists from all walks of life, demographics and points of view. We celebrate all that is interesting and different in the wider burlesque community and strive to bring you a truly unique and unforgettable show experience

Featuring special guest headliners: Jezebel Express (NYC) on Friday Night and Gin Minsky (NYC) on Saturday Night! Plus the debut performance of Whiskey Tango Sideshow’s own Bourbon Babes on Friday night!

The Empire Burlesque Festival also features a unique opportunity to learn the moves, tips and tricks to Burlesque success by the industry’s very best during our exclusive workshop series hosted on Saturday afternoon at The Hangar Theatre! For more info and a complete schedule of workshops please visit
PLUS a variety of vendors selling everything from handmade rhinestone pasties, makeup, jewelry, belly dance wear and accessories, makeup and MORE plus giveaways, raffles and prizes throughout the festival!
For more information, please visit
For questions about the festival, auditions, workshops, sponsoring, volunteering etc. email