are you ready for 2009?

are you ready for 2009?

Time to gird your loins, because this first month is going to be fantastic!

January 10th – Mezmer Society, Paolo Garbanzo, Mab Just Mab, and more – Richmond VA
January 11th – Mezmer Society, Paolo Garbanzo, Mab Just Mab, and Mavi @ the Palace of Wonders
January 16th – Cheeky Monkey Sidesho Inauguration Freakathon @ the Palace of Wonders
January 18th – OBAMA WONDERAMA featuring a STAR STUDDED cast! @ the Warehouse Theatre DC

you want details? check em out!


January 10th
Art 6:
6 East Broad St.
Richmond VA 23219

Come out for a truly exciting and eclectic show featuring bellydance and more!
The show’s special guest is Onca O’leary and the Mezmer Society from North Carolina.

There is also a mind-blowing line-up of Bellydance and Sideshow talent from DC, Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Charlottesville.

Tribal fusion, cabaret, ATS, gypsy fusion, sideshow entertainment, and more! There will also be vending by several of our wonderful performers.

The show will be held at Art 6: 6 East Broad, Richmond, VA. Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30.

MC Mab, Just Mab – DC
Mezmer Society – Ruckus Balkan Music and Dance – NC
Asharah – DC
Romka – DC
Nadia -VA
Fluer De Ebones – VA
Fire in the Belly – VA
Shimmy Mischief – VA

with special guest Paolo Garbanzo – Jester of England!

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

for advance ticket sales, contact or 804-307-8814


January 11, 2009

The Mezmer Society & Friends are bringing the Luscious Cabaret & Balkan Ruckus to the Palace of Wonders. That means brilliant accordion, sultry dance mayhem & inebriate genius. Mavi embodies the darker side of bellydance, & Mab Just Mab, DC’s Own Sideshow Girl, simultaneously shocks & stuns. And our special guest, Paolo Garbanzo, the Official Jester of England, is on hand to defy Death & Darwinism with daring feats of dexterity. Bring your friends to dazzle them, & your enemies, because, well, anything can happen when there are five knives in the air…
Doors 8pm
1210 H St, NE WDC 20002 — see and hear the wonder! — Paolo Garbanzo! – DC’s own sideshow girl — Mavi


January 16th

~CHEEKY MONKEY SIDESHOW’s Inauguration Freakathon~
Price: $10.00
@ the Palace of Wonders!

The Presidentail Inauguration is coming up and DC is gonna be a circus.

And what does every good circus need? A SIDESHOW!

Cheeky Monkey Sideshow will be there to provide the finest in variety entertainment–

From New York City, CHRIS McDANIEL, the One Man Wild West Show!
“With his genial introductions and rope and gun tricks Chris McDaniel is a crowd-pleasing scene-stealer.”

From Coney Island, the Burlesque Confection, MISS CHERRY DELIGHT!
“One of the funniest burlesque performers out there!”
~Scott Baker, Sideshows by the Seashore

And, of course, the sideshow comedy, magic, and freakery that you’ve come to love from Cheeky Monkey Sideshow!

So, don’t miss out on the show the City Paper called, “Beautiful and bizarre” and the Washington Post called, “Unusually good.”

And don’t forget, wear your CMSS button for discount admission!

Cheeky Monkey Sideshow~
You’ll be Amazed. You’ll be Amused. You’ll be Just a Little Freaked Out.

Friday, January 16th
Palace of Wonders
1210 H St, NE
Washington, DC

Show starts at 10pm
$10 at the door


Sunday, January 18, 2009
SAVE THE DATE for an Amazing Inauguration Celebration – Vaudeville style!


The Warehouse Theatre
1021 7th St., NW, WDC
8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

$25 in advance / $30 at the door

Join us for a Burlesque and Sideshow Inauguration Celebration!!

Featuring Three Sets of Extraordinary Entertainers from DC and NYC! Enjoy drink specials, DJ sets and art galleries between performances!

Featuring a STAR STUDDED CAST! some of the BEST Bulesque and Sideshow performers in the nation!

Ava After Dark,
Bella Donna,
Candy Del Rio,
Clams Casino from NYC,
Dr. Lucky from NYC,
Dulce de Leche from NYC,
Gary Gutter,
L’il Dutch,
Mab Just Mab,
Miss Joule,
DJ P-Vo,
Sugar Ann Spice
Swami Yomahmi.

More details and ticket information coming soon!! You DO NOT want to miss this!!!!!