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Eye Candy Burlesque presents Harvest Moon – An Autumn Burlesque Show

When elementary teacher Chelsea Kelly decided to quit her job to pursue a career in the art of burlesque dancing, she never expected the transition to catapult her into heading up the largest professional burlesque production company in Buffalo.

The began simply enough in 2005, by initially opening a pole dancing fitness studio on Hertel called Pole Play. From there Chelsea was inspired to create Eye Candy Burlesque after a trip to Las Vegas where she encountered the Pussy Cat Dolls Burlesque show.

In 2010, as the production company continued to grow, the burlesque group incorporated local band Kickstart Rumble into the mix – a move that helped to gel Buffalo’s only Las Vegas style burlesque show, featuring 10 dancing girls, an emcee, and a 5-piece live band.

Recently the burlesque troupe has been performing at The Tralf in Downtown Buffalo. The seasonal shows have proved to be a big hit, filling up the seats with fans who come to see the cheeky dance routines. Here’s  a video from the last show at The Tralf…

Next up: Eye Candy Burlesque presents Harvest Moon – An Autumn Burlesque Show

Saturday, September 27 at 8:00pm
Tralf Music Hall
622 Main St, Buffalo, New York 14202

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Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at The Hotel @ The Lafayette, and the Madd Tiki Winter Luau. Other projects: Navigetter.

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  • Captain Picard

    I’ll be there.

  • 16thStreet

    Captain Picard And I’ll be there holding a Captain in my hand 😉

  • cropping the heads off the women on the tractor is kind of lame.

  • Ivan putski jr

    Wal Mart sells tickets these days? I never knew

  • LouisTully

    Captain Picard Wait, what happened to the first comment?

  • BeardedBuffalonian

    My sheets just got three inches taller.

  • Stateofmind

    I can’t tell–is there irony here?

  • bfranklin

    grad94 It looks like the software trims the top and bottom of the image from the first page.  I think it does it for all of the pages, but this image makes it more noticeable.

  • Captain Picard

    The one about stripping? I don’t know. I posted it twice. Must have been removed. All I said was that this is very similar to exotic dancing, or something to that effect.

  • 16thStreet Captain Picard
    then get a room!

  • whateverr

    bfranklin grad94
    Note that the lame cropping is only as displayed in the blog post.  
    Clicking on the image shows whole photo with their heads.