Events and Tickets

Ticketing Levels

VIP Weekend Pass

VIP Weekend Passes get you admission to all festival events (Classes & Workshops purchased separately), VIP seating at the ROCK N' ROLL OPENER and BURLESQUE SHOWCASE, photo op with Festival performers, FREE large poster, and Goodie Bag! (Limited number of VIP passes available.)

General Weekend Pass

Purchase your General Weekend Pass to Save $$$! You get access to all festival events (Classes & Workshops purchased separately). Limited seating available for General Weekend Pass holders. (Purchase a VIP Weekend Pass for guaranteed seating!)

Individual Tickets
Individual tickets allow general admission to a singular event. Standing room only. 


Thursday May 30: Rock n' Roll Opener

MBRW Rock n' Roll Opener

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Big Room Bar, 1036 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 43206

Doors: 8pm // Music begins: 9:00pm // Burlesque: 10:30pm // 18 and up

Featuring music by: The Digs

We're kicking of the Midwest Burlesque and Rockabilly Weekend with the crazy sounds of The Digs at the MBRW Rock n' Roll Opener. Make your way to the infamous BIG ROOM BAR where we'll be cookin' up a hep party with rockabilly music, delicious drinks, and sexy burlesque performances. 

Admission to the ROCK N' ROLL OPENER can be purchased as part of a Weekend Pass or Individually.

 Burlesque cast: TBA

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Friday May 31: Jukebox Jamboree


MBRW Jukebox Jamboree

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The Shrunken Head, 251 W. 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201

Doors: 8pm // Music begins: 9pm // 18 and up

Featuring: Shorty Allen // The Bastard Sons of Neptune

MBRW night #2 is all about rock n’ roll and retro style! You’ll be on cloud nine while you dance the night away to the rhythms of our headlining bands, Shorty Allen and The Bastard Sons of Neptune. The drinks will be flowing and we're getting blitzed! Break out your best threads and your blue suede shoes because we will be awarding 'Best Dressed', 'Best Duo', 'Best Hair', and 'Best Dancer', so go all out!

Admission to the JUKEBOX JAMBOREE can be purchased as part of a Weekend Pass or Individually.

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Saturday June 1: Burlesque Showcase


MBRW Burlesque Showcase

Saturday, June 1st, 2019 

Axis NightClub, 775 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

Doors: 6pm // Show: 7pm // 18 and up

Headliners: Jeez Loueez ("The Honey Badger of Burlesque", 2012 Viva Las Vegas Burlesque winner)

Vivi Noir (2015 Golden Legends Champion, 2019 Viva Las Vegas 2nd Runner-Up)

Featured Performer: Ruby Spencer (Chicago)

Headliners Jeez Loueez and Vivi Noir lead a talented cast of cuties in our Burlesque Showcase! Experience classic wink-and-a-smile striptease performed by the Midwest's most talented bump-and-grinders. These Classy Chassis are stacked and they don't dig Squares, so come prepared for a whistlin' good time! Hosted by the dynamite, Shimmy LaRoux

Admission to the BURLESQUE SHOWCASE can be purchased as part of a Weekend Pass or Individually.

Full Cast List TBA

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Sunday June 2: Pinup Fair

MBRW Pinup Fair

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

400 West Rich, 400 W. Rich St., Columbus, OH 43215

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Enjoy the final day of the Midwest Burlesque and Rockabilly Weekend at the spot for funky art, 400 West Rich Street. in the Arts District of Franklinton, for the PINUP FAIR. Join us for a fun day of live music, delicious eats provided by Dirty Frank's food truck, cool shopping, fashion show, and of course, the crowning of our new pinup pageant winner! Who will be this year's new Miss Turbo? Could it be you? 

-Musical performances by: DJ Texas Hellkitten // Starlit Ways

-Experience our fun fashion show then shop our vendors to purchase some new rockabilly/pinup wear! 

-Cheer on this year's Miss Turbo Pinup pageant contestants. 

***This is a FAMILY-FRIENDLY event***

Admission to the PINUP FAIR can be purchased as part of a Weekend Pass or Individually.

-Enter to win the Miss Turbo Pinup Contest: https://mbrweekend.com/pinup-contest-1

Full List of Vendors TBA


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