Late Night at the Fringe

After the party it’s the after party. All Festival long, things go late into the night at La Peg, the festival bar along Delaware Avenue.

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Our favorite sexy, sassy clown band Red 40 and The Last Groovement kicks in the Festival with a nighttime show at the Fringe headquarters. But the fun doesn’t stop there—let the groove afterglow carry you into the night with DJ Sideswipe.
Fri Sept 9 at 9:30pm

Get Pegged Cabaret
Like a poison cookie—tempting and treacherous, pleasing and perilous—Get Pegged Cabaret lures you inside a reimagined La Peg, then jumps you with unrestrained intimacy and performance. Each night features uncensored and stimulating entertainment from the sexy, satirical, daring, delightful, queer, and most dangerous performers from Philadelphia, New York, and beyond. Co-curated and hosted by John Jarboe (artistic director of the Bearded Ladies Cabaret).
September artists:
Dena Underwood
Sapphira Crystal
Joseph Keckler
Jarboe band
Rebecca Kanach
Wed Sept 14 at 10:30pm

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Sleep when you’re dead. Free events all month long.

DJ Dame Luz
Philly-based DJ, remixer, producer, promoter and boss @ CUTN PASTE, HOLY TRINITY, GASOLINA, NO SHADE, SISSY HOP AND SPELLBOUND.
Sat Sept 10 at 10:30pm

The Chairman Dances
A bookish indie rock band from Philadelphia hailed as “indie rock literati” and “luminaries” by WXPN.
Sun Sept 11 at 10:30pm

DJ Jersey Dan
Get your bodies on the dance floor with DJ Jersey Dan and groove to his all vinyl tunes. What the funk are you waiting for?
Thu Sept 15 at 10:30pm

I Ain’t Sorry – DJ Dame Luz: Queen Bey Virgo Dance Party!
Give it up for all of the Virgos in your life. It’s DJ Dame Luz’s birthday and she’s spinning the one and only Beyoncé.
Fri Sept 16 at 10:30pm

DJ E/\GLE
Philly-based DJ & Producer E/\GLE draws all inspiration and flow from one thing: Tha Booty. Taking influence in the sounds of bmore / jersey club, rio baile funk, new orleans bounce, and heavy bass music, his sets are all geared towards movement, sweat, and shaking that booty.
Sat Sept 17 at 10:30pm

Maggy’s Rooftop Aerial
Salsa, dancehall, r&b, tropical, beats. It will all be represented.
If all the world’s a stage, show us your routine while listening to Philly’s DJ Lorne mix the obscure with the popular to give you the best of everything.
Sun Sept 18 at 10:30pm

Burlesque-N-Beyond
Join us for the first two nights of this free burlesque festival—a burlesquival, if you will. Started in 2008 as part of the Late Nite Cabaret, Burlesque-N-Beyond to FringeArts for the first two night of “America’s Free Festival for Cabaret-Culture.” Both nights begin with sultry open mic burlesque and then move into a show with your favorite burlesque stars.

9/21:
“The Infinity Corset”
Featuring Tragedy: A Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond
Hosted by Dottie Riot and Maria Top-Cat!

9/22:
“Guardians of the Galecstasy”!
Featuring The Rectors with additional music by Chickabiddy
Hosted by burlesque Legend Judith Stein and Holly Von Sinn of the Edmonton Burlesque festival

Wed Sept 21 at 10:30pm
Thu Sept 22 at 10:30pm

Dance Explosion: Fringe Edition
Hey, do you like to dance? FringeArts is thrilled to lend our dance floor to Rachel Camp and Emcee Elroy to continue their Dance Explosion tradition. No charge, just dancing with your art friends and potential art friends.

Take all that stress that’s built up in this crazy Festival time and dance it out. Feel the beat. Groove with your friends. Make new friends, because we’re all feeling the same groove and that feels good.
Fri Sept 23 at 10:30pm

Closing Night
Harness your final dregs of energy and dance them out like there’s no tomorrow to DJ Sideswipe. We did it!
September 24 at 10:30pm

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Christopher Munden

Your faithful correspondent and publisher Christopher Munden has written and edited for many publications, websites, and cultural institutions. He was an editor/publisher of the Philly Fiction book series, collections of short stories written by local writers and set in Philadelphia. He's also a soccer coach and a pretty good skier.