MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 9, 2011) - From the 25th to the 27th of August 2011, the 3rd edition of the Montreal Burlesque Festival will take up residence at Club Soda, and bring back those nights of naughty glamour for which the city was once renowned around the world. The titillating event, hosted by Benjamin Marquis, will present performances by dozens of international burlesque stars, musicians and artists, including such evocative names as Coco Lectric, Harvest Moon, Amber Ray, Loulou Duchess de Rière, Miss Sugarpuss, Bonbon Bombay, Michelle L'amour and Scarlett James, along with legendary guest icons April March, Satan's Angel and Tiffany Carter.

The festival will open on Thursday, August 25th, with a fashion show not-for-the-weak-of-heart, featuring breathtaking fine lingerie by Parisian label Lise Charmel, and the highly anticipated fall collection of NEVIK, Montreal's master of seductive prêt-à-porter for the modern vamp. The show will be followed by the Oh! Canada event, a musical celebration starring Ashley King. In addition to the numerous burlesque acts, world-renowned painter, Eric Scala, will present a 3-day exhibition of outstanding pin-up art and demonstrations of live painting along with the fabulous Maly Siri and Zema.

« The festival is a tribute to a time when nightlife was all about glamour and high energy entertainment » said Scarlett James, one of North America's leading burlesque performers and the producer of the Montreal Burlesque Festival. « Every year, we invite passionate fans and the general public to be an active part of the event, to become characters and to come join us, dressed in their most sensational outfits. The response has been absolutely fabulous and has allowed us to assemble our biggest line-up of burlesque stars in our 3-years history. »

Tickets for the festival are suitable to all budgets, ranging from $45.50 for general admission to $333 for special VIP passes, including front row table seating, champagne and gifts. Please, visit and for a detailed schedule of shows and activities, and to purchase tickets online.

Cocktail & Press Conference

Thursday, August 25th 5:30pm-7pm

At Club Soda (1225, St-Laurent, Montreal)

Media are invited to stay after for the show


Contact Information:

Montreal Burlesque

Leeja Murphy
Agence pink marketing
T 514 528-6362 or C 514 213-0045