From center stage to center of the ring, ABSINTHE’s dazzling Green Fairy, Melody Sweets, will transform the ABSINTHE Spiegeltent at Caesars Palace into a circus spectacular for one-night-only on Friday, June 26 (Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage).
Following the success of her sold-out “Wild Wild West Burlesque” show and “XXXmas – A Burlesque Spectacular,” Sweets invites guests to return for an evening of excess at “Big Top Circus and Burlesque.”
Sweets will perform a variety of songs including original numbers from her debut album Burlesque in the Black and covers of some of her favorite hits. Tickets are on sale now at www.MelodySweets.com. Doors open at midnight and attendees must be 18+. All proceeds from the event will benefit the UNLV College of Fine Arts.
Celebrating the sexy side of circus, revelers are invited to arrive early and join in the fun with face painting by Skin City Body Painting. In addition, guests can enjoy circus-inspired antics in the courtyard prior to doors opening at midnight with the performance to begin shortly thereafter.
“Big Top Circus and Burlesque” will feature performances by:
- ABSINTHE’s Duo Fevrier
- Lijana Wallenda of The Flying Wallendas and her Wire Walking Wonders
- Miss Exotic World, Dirty Martini
- Laugh Extractor Jimmy Slonina of Cirque Du Soleil
- 2014 King of Burlesque, Mr. Gorgeous the Human Cannonball
- 1923’s Buttercup Delight
- Special guests from Frank Marino’s DIVAS and others
“Big Top Circus and Burlesque” will feature live music by an all-star band, including David Perrico of Pop Evolution, Eric Plante of O by Cirque Du Soleil, Steven Lee of Donny and Marie, Mike Benigno of MJ Live! and others. Limited pre-sale tickets are available for $20 and may be purchased online at www.MelodySweets.com. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door for $25. There will be a limited number of tickets available for purchase at the door for $15 for UNLV students with proof of valid student ID.
Melody Sweets has had music featured on MTV, VH1, A&E and National Geographic on hit shows such as Celebrity Fit Club and PUNK’D. A lover of the arts, Melody Sweets has had the privilege of performing for and collaborating with such acclaimed artists including STING, Björk, Moby, Alice Cooper, The Bravery, Marc Jacobs, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, Adriana Lima and Harvey Keitel. Sweets’ debut album Burlesque in the Black, released in 2013, features popular hits performed nightly in ABSINTHE including “Slice of Heaven,” “Taboo” and “Up All Night,” as well as a collection of other songs composed exclusively for Sweets’ burlesque journey across the globe.