Art For Art's Sake 22/9/16

"Just how would four music acts and the seven ladies of burlesque combine? There was already a theoretical affinity between the separate artforms, rooted in the music having heavy innuendo in its roots (and ever since) and burlesque being an assertive celebration of femininity any of the gutsy early Blues ladies would have admired. A third artform - literature - was also represented in the shape of a copy of Richard Wall's entertaining new Blues-soaked novel, Fat Man Blues, which spent the night on the stage, close to the action."

Read the rest of Darren Weale's take here on last Thursday's Burlesque and Blues Revue at Camden's Proud plus check out our photo gallery here.