Amsterdam Burlesque Festival

Amsterdam Burlesque Festival

Feb 16, 2024Feb 18, 2024
Various locations
Tickets from 23,50 euros

All about captivating the audience with extravagant costumes, body positivity and striptease - the Amsterdam Burlesque Festival will give you a reason to dress up for an enchanting weekend to remember!

A glamorous and sexy festival

Burlesque is an age-old form of entertainment that allows performers to be themselves and celebrate the freedom of their bodies in all its forms, sizes and ages through the art of seduction. The Amsterdam Burlesque Festival showcases these aspects in an amazing weekend filled with sensational shows, wild parties and exciting workshops all done with taste and flair. 

An international cast with dozens of entertainers will tease you with their most eye-catching, dazzling and titillating acts. From live performances with jazz music to big dance parties, you’ll want to spend the whole weekend in the sensual atmosphere of burlesque.

Amsterdam Burlesque Festival Programme

The Amsterdam Burlesque Festival takes place from February 16-18. With three days of glamorous shows in three different historical venues in Amsterdam, the festival will be a lively one!

Night of a LIVE-Time - February 16

On Friday, February 16, the seductive world of burlesque collides with live music during the Night of a LIVE-Time show. This show will be held at the Kompaszaal, where performers will dance their tails off to live music. You can enjoy delicious cocktails with the show and then hop onto the centre stage yourself when the dance floor opens later in the evening. 

Grand Burlesque Night Out - February 17

The biggest event of the festival takes place on Saturday, February 17 at Westerunie in Westerpark. The Grand Burlesque Night Out is a lively dance soiree hosted by Madame Risquee, a pioneer of burlesque in the Netherlands, and Fay Loren, the most renowned Dutch burlesque star. Enjoy the spectacular shows with cocktails, then dance the night away to retro beats spun by seasoned DJs.

Some of the local and international artists performing at the Grand Burlesque Night Out include:

  • Bustie La Tish
  • Miss Behave
  • Eve Fatale
  • American Chocolate Show Boy
  • Lady Lou L’amour
  • Lily Lustre

The Best of Burlesque - February 18

Showcasing performers from the Amsterdam School of Burlesque (ASOB), the Best of Burlesque on Sunday, February 18 will take to the stage at Boom Chicago’s Rozentheater. This spicy school reunion will feature the graduates and teachers of ASOB from the past 10 years, creating an empowering and entertaining show. 

Have a night to remember!

The organisers of the Amsterdam Burlesque Festival encourage you to join them in your fanciest dresses, finest suits and highest heels. Get your tickets for the event from the official Amsterdam Burlesque Festival website, where you can find more information about the performers and how to get to the various locations whether you’re driving or using public transport.