This October get ready to Rawk – As Finger in the Pie welcomes back Ben Watson’s Buns n’Roses Rock Cabaret! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, don the denim, rip the jeans, mull over tha mullet and lounge about in yer leather. Everything big haired is coming to Madame JoJo’s, it’s gonna be live n’loud, fast n’in yer face and hard n’heavy, (and other such phrases). We’ll be turning the volume to 11 with a host of special guest including sets from rawk legends El Duo Bongo, burlesque courtesy of Ava Iscariot, Mercury Flame and Dollbaby, comedy from Rock Clowns aka Cat Bellamy and Nicko Bendall as well as your very own chance to go down in the Rock Hall Of Fame with our world famous Air Guitar of The Gods competition… complete with hair’tastic wind machine!
JON BEN JOVI and DAN HALEN
– LORETTA MAINE
“Psycho-intense singer-songwriter Loretta Maine makes Courtney Love look well-balanced. This pill-popping, booze-abusing, bunny-boiling car-crash of a rock star has been the most memorable creation of talented character comic Pippa Evans to date” – Chortle
– AVA ISCARIOT
In this rarely seen act gothic burlesque performer Ava Iscariot draws upon intense characterisation combined with meticulous costume and make up to transform herself into perhaps the most terrifying of Dr Who’s modern nemeses. “The most scary, surreal burlesque performance ever” you certainly won’t want to blink.
– LITTLE MADAME
It is the Day of the Dead and the Angel of Death (Santa Muerte) is stalking her next victim. But even the Reaper is not immune to the intoxicating charms of the Burlesque world.
– EL DUO BONGO
As described on their website, formed from the mists of Rock itself, Captain Fontaine and Uncle Dave, aka El Duo Bongo, play the songs you love the way they should have been done to start with. ” A fecund plethora of audio-visual delights often consumes an audience by caressing their frontal lobes with music, so sweet, it is akin to the gossamer wings of a gentle Sprite brush-ed across ones face… ” Visit their website atwww.myspace.com/
– TED RODEO
Ted Rodeo was one of the most successful songwriters of the 1960s. After 3 hit records, 4 nervous breakdowns, 5 major surgeries and 10 spells in rehab, he has come to London to promote his latest album and tell us about his past
– MERCURY FLAME
Reinventing classical burlesque with uniquely fierce cabaret injection.
Performing her Terminator 2 “Judgement Day” act, specifically made for this show!
– JOKER AND THE THIEF
Having recently exploded onto the rock scene, Hackney based duo Joker and the Thief perform their covers of rock/indie classics in their own unique style and indefatigable way.
– ROCK CLOWN BAND
Expect the unexpected from Gaulier trained clown duo Cat Bellamy & Nicko Bendall, adding a beautifully surreal and silly element to the evening.
– MISS CHERRY BOMB
Canadian Beauty Miss Cherry Bomb is excited to show the Brits what North American burlesque is all about.
A member of the Burlesque Beauties as well as part of the Candy Girl Cabaret based in Vancouver , Miss Cherry Bomb has been performing on the Canadian cabaret scene for 7 years. Edgy, High energy and will leave you wanting more.
– LILLIAN L’AMOUR
Be transported back to the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll by Lilian L’Amour. This foxy lady bumps and grinds to the classic sounds of the Jimi Hendrix Experience.