Heavy Rebel Weekender - June 30 - July 2, 2017!


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The Wiggle Room will once again be shimmying, bumping, grinding, sparkling and downright bustling with another fierce pack of performers!

Here's a little intro – Don't miss these ladies shakin' thangs and takin names!

Wiggle Room Showcases:
 Friday - 7pm
 Saturday - 7pm
Wiggle Room Queen Competition:
Saturday - 8pm


Arabella Allure

(Edmonton, Alberta CA)

Australia's Arabella Allure now calls Canada home. She has performed in festivals and cabaret lounges from Melbourne to Montreal, Auckland to Los Angeles. Co-founder and President of the Edmonton Burlesque Festival, director of Blue Belle Burlesque and creator of the Burlesque Bunny Competition, Arabella lives-eats-breathes-loves burlesque and titillating noisy crowds. She is sometimes teasing, and always pleasing.


Cami Oh

(Knoxville, TN)

New on the burlesque scene, Cami Oh was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. As a member of Knoxville's own Follies Productions, Cami trains closely with Nipsy Tussle (and many others) in various types of dance including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, belly dance, cabaret, and burlesque. A lover of cats and whiskey, her quick wit and contagious smile are sure to steal any heart but admirers be warned - she truly lives up to her moniker as the "Sassysquatch of the Southeast"!

Catalina Mystique

(Knoxville, TN by way of Miami)

Armed with dangerously tantalizing curves and eyes that mesmerize, Catalina has performed in the Alabama Burlesque Festival 2013 with The Follies Girls, in the Asheville Vaudeville, and regularly with her Follies sisters in Knoxville, Tennessee. Catalina will leave you in a hypnotic state of wonder, always wanting more.


Dahlia Vee


Co-founder of the Silk Stocking Sirens. I have been performing for three years. I have performed in the last 2 HRW. Performed at ABSfest and Virginia BF, Great Burl Expo Boston.

Follies Girls

(Knoxville, TN)

Knoxville's unique showgirl, dance and performance arts troupe who sometimes perform a bit of burlesque.


Glitter Bomb Burlesque

(Greensboro, NC)

Take two parts natural comediennes, add in a generous helping of theater lust, sprinkle liberally with glitter dust and one heaping spoonful of gutter-punk-don’t-give-a-f**k. We strive to use music, movement and some marvelous mammaries to tell our audience a story they’re sure to remember. We're proud to have performed at/with The Inaugural Iowa Burlesque Festival presented by Danielle Colby, The Early Show, Farmageddon Records Music Festival, Heavy Rebel Weekender's Wiggle Room, Muddy Roots Music Festival, Wild N Crazy Vintage's Freakshow, Strawberry Cheesecake for the Cure, Boom or Bust Burlesque, Syrens of the South, Saint Christopher, Sean K. Preston.

Jacqueline Hyde

Jacqueline has been immersed in the Burlesque Arts since 2005. Her style of dance and performance art has a strong influence in the Ballroom and Latin Dances. She has experience performing all over the US, Canada, and Europe in both Burlesque and Ballroom. With over 15 years experience as a professional Ballroom and Latin dancer, Jacqueline is mentor to individuals (both Men and Women), small and large groups in burlesque and cabaret dance. Jacqueline holds titles of best soloist from the Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival (Formerly Jim Thorpe Burlesque Festival), the Boston Burlesque Expo and international dance titles for lyrical, hip hop and cabaret.


Nipsy Tussle

(Knoxville, TN)

Nipsy Tussle is a bountifully beautiful dancing dame from Knoxville, TN who's the proud producer of the Follies Girls and other crazy projects.

Purr Happs

(Knoxville, TN)

I have danced all of my life and am new to burlesque. I enjoy learning from everyone that I come in contact with. I have danced with The Follies Girls of Knoxville, TN for 2 years now in a variety of styles.


Selia d’Katzmeow Carmichael

(Winston-Salem, NC)

Selia d’Katzmeow Carmichael is a burlesque artist hailing from the heart of North Carolina by way of her authentic Gypsy roots. With a shimmy in her step and a tassel on her ta, she’ll reveal…SHE’S d’Katzmeow of TEASE! d’Katzmeow performs all over the USA with international traveling performance artists, satisfying her primal needs to keep it movin’ and shakin’! She has been chosen for and participated in many burlesque festivals across the country. Selia d'Katzmeow is the creator and producer of the first and longest-running monthly Burlesk Revue in NC. She has performed in three Fringe Festivals, producing two of the shows. She is an experienced and published Model; with work in international trade-shows and magazines. The producer of Heavy Rebel Weekender's 'WIGGLE ROOM' and co-producer of CAROLINA BURLESQUE FESTIVAL’ d’Katzmeow continues to promote and produce shows, spanning from burlesque, art openings, music, and large fundraisers.


Shirley Sweet

(Charlotte, NC)

Shirley Sweet is made of sugar and spice, and she's definitely ready to entice. Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, she performs solo and with her sideshow troupe family, Kabarett Vulgare. Her signature performances including fans, food, and comedy captivate audiences across the Southeast. If you're looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth, she surely is a sweet treat!

Starry Delight

(Knoxville, TN)

Starry is a featured performer with Salome Cabaret 2012 Knoxville TN and has performed on many stages in the Knoxville, TN area, sharing the stage with Burlesque greats and legends, along with her fellow troupe members. She has workshopped and learned from some of Burlesque's brightest talents including The Stage Door Johnnies, Lola Le Soleil, Pearle Noire, Paco Fish, Penny Starr, Jr. and Ruby Joule. Starry introduced "Polesque" to Tennessee’s burlesque community in August, 2013 and made her festival debut at The Alabama Burlesque Festival in October, 2013. Starry has brought new acts to the stage in 2014 and recently performed at Southern Fried Burlesque Festival. From here, Starry continues to shoot for the stars!


Tiny Tulips

Tiny Tulips first shook her hips into the burlesque world over two years ago and has been shimmying across stages ever since. She loves the sense of self-empowerment from captivating and titillating audiences and is forever striving to expand her rhinestoned repertoire. Tiny co-founded Moonstruck Burlesque in 2012 to help share her passion of live striptease with other strong and sassy performers and the audiences they bedazzle. Look out, world. This tiny flower packs a big bawdy punch!

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