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Friday through Sunday, October 22-24, 2010, Las Vegas, NV, USA!

(Acts, vendors and schedule are subject to last minute changes.)


Vargas, NUTTY!, The Las Vegas Nines, DIMMARE, The Thurston Howlies Trio, Captain Tony from the Martini Kings and Miss Kate Campbell, Cherry Capri, Kalani Kokonuts, Ruby Joule, Doris May Day, DJ Audrey Moorehead, DJ Bryan Avalon, DJ Dan Electro, Emcee JAVA, DJ Lee Joseph, DJ DJ Joe Malgarini, Stephen Greaves, DJ Strike, Emcee Erich Orser


Attaboy Vintage, Badland Beads, Cake Pops!, Calo Style Clothing, Dionysus Records, Dulce Marina, Fez-O-Rama, Hawaiian Lei Lotion, Lampshade Lounge, Marc Joseph of Palm Springs, Mr. California, Mr. Smiley's Emporium of Zazz, My Sex Rocket, Retro Vegas, Steve Cambronne, Swimsuits By Mary, Z'Ettiquette


SHAG (Josh Agle), Tiki Steve's Stag Mag Reading Room!, Tribute to Classic Las Vegas Entertainment, Sven Kirsten Book of Tiki Exhibit, Bachelor Pad Magazine, Vintage Fashion Show, Bosko, Dave Weidman, Architectural and Decorative Arts Society, Atomic Age Alliance, Burlesque Hall of Fame, Design on Screen, Friends of Classic Las Vegas, Very Vintage Vegas

Just Look at the Entertainment Coming!

Our Featured Acts

Vargas, Las Vegas, NV

"Art Vargas is a Vegas institution, with incomparable style, and an act that's harbinger to Vintage Vegas, he is arguably the Heppest Cat in town. Vargas' charm,his smooth good looks and voice make him the performer of choice in Vegas." AOL Cityguide-Vegas

* Best Singer/Performer - Las Vegas Review Journal

* Best Lounge Act - Las Vegas Life Magazine

* Most Exciting Performer -

Nutty, Los Angeles, CA

NUTTY plays jazzy versions of classic rock tunes turned inside-out, weaving in swing, bop, lounge and TV/movie themes. Singer Sonny Moon is fun and funny, and the whole affair is in Rat Pack style, right down to the dark suits, skinny ties and dry martinis. NUTTY swings.

Las Vegas Nines, Las Vegas, CA

The Las Vegas Nine’s. What can be said of a band that takes the best parts of -Dave Brubeck, The Meters, Booker T & The M.G.s, The Ramones, Marc Ribot, Black Sabbath, The Clash, Beethoven, Jimmy Cliff, throws away the need for a vocalist, and constantly brings the goods? Well we'll leave that to you.

The Thurston Howlies, Los Angeles, CA

The Thurston Howlies play Las Vegas Lounge Style Music: Jazz Standards, TV Themes, and Kitchy Covers. Your Cocktail Hour has a new soundtrack.

Captain Tony and Miss Kate, Los Angeles, CA

Enjoy this first class cruise ship entertainment (without ever leaving the dock!) Voyage to the greatest ports of the world with the intoxicating ukulele sounds of Capt'n Tony and the songbird styling of the seductive Miss Kate Campbell.

Dimmare, Las Vegas, NV

International Magic Star! The "Tiki" Magician"...With the Style of Astaire and the Cool of Sinatra...

Special Guest Performances

Lena Prima, Las Vegas, NV

The youngest daughter of legendary Louis Prima, is a multi-talented singer, entertainer and recording artist. Drawing on her father's influence, Lena has crafted a vibrant, exciting show that includes some of Louis' great hits such as That Old Black Magic, Jump Jive 'An Wail and Sing Sing Sing (which features Lena on drums), as well as selections from her recently released, critically acclaimed album, "Since The Storm".

Kalani Kokonuts, Las Vegas, NV

The statuesque Miss Exotic World 2009 began performing Tahitian and Hula at the age of 7. She was inevitably led to the bright lights of Vegas. A vision of grace and beauty, the former centerfold has since performed worldwide in self-designed exotic lavish costuming and imaginative choreography that enhance her shows.

Cherry Capri, Waikiki, HA

Cherry Capri is America's Queen of Modernism and Mirth! The “Dear Cherry” Advice Columnist is also a Fine Artist, Style Diva, Healthy Hostess, HomeMaker, and for Mondo Lounge… an Entertainer! Won’t you be her neighbor?

Miss Ruby Joule, Austin Texas

She's "The gem you'd love to polish!" Ruby is the award winning co-founder and headliner of the Jigglewatts Burlesque & Cabaret. Her style dances the spectrum from cheeky to exquisite, and she is known for her effortless grace and the lavish glamour of her routines.

Glamour Girls

Cha Cha Velour, Las Vegas, NV

Burlesque Beauty, Tattooed Cutie, International and award winning Burlesque performer. As "mother hen" of the Vegas Burlesque scene, she looks to expand the scene and encourage new performers to start, as well as hosting and welcoming visiting performers with open arms.

Doris MayDay, Las Vegas, NV

Vegas's Very Own 'Blondeshell', Born and raised on the same street, this Vintage Vegas Pin Up model works for the likes of Bettie Page and Pin Up Girl Clothing.

Ruby Champagne, Los Angeles, CA

“The Mexican Spitfire of Burlesque” reflects her fierce passion of Latin dancing love of classic burlesque in every performance. As the 2010 Miss Viva Las Vegas, Ruby is enjoying the amazing world of burlesque and beyond, and proudly represents Los Angeles and the beauty of a classic art form.

Vi Vacious, Las Vegas, NV

Vi Vacious is Vegas’s Voluptuous Vixen. Photo by Frank De Blasé

DJs and Emcees

DJ Audrey Moorehead, Los Angeles, CA

Switched on Audrey - Luxuria Music Pretty World. Audrey has spun at the "Rave Up!" and then "Cavern Club" in Hollywood. It was there she met Domenic Priore and co-produced/wrote/and starred in It's Happening!, a '60s-styled go-go show in the style of Shindig and Ready Steady Go!

DJ Bryan Avalon, Las Vegas, NV

2nd Life entertainment is the premier DJ Entertainment Service in Las Vegas specializing in the vintage retro sounds of Pop, Rock and R&B. Mixing our unique blend of retro tunes and club lighting to create classic Las Vegas entertainment, for any club, bar, restaurant, trade show, exhibition, dance, private party or celebration.

DJ Dan Electro

DJ Dan Electro grew up in the LA and San Diego mod scenes. His blend of 60's soul, garage, freakbeat and psych created KSDT's "Big Mod Hate Trip" radio show in the early 90's. He co-founded LA's own Club Au-Go-Go in Hollywood and continues to DJ various clubs in LA.

DJ Drew Groove

DJ Drew Groove is once again making the jet set to sin city to swank up the scene at the Las Vegas Mondo Atomic Frolic! Playing the way out and wildest in Loungexotica, Mod Jazz, Spy-Fidelity, Rare Soul, Go-Go, Discotheque and Other In Sounds From Way Out!

DJ Joe Malgarini, Las Vegas, NV

DJ Joe Malgarini began spinning his eclectic mix of retro pop madness in New York City at the Roxy nightclub’s Martini Lounge, and at Marion’s Continental Restaurant & Lounge. In Las Vegas, he created the Beauty Bar’s Cloud Nine party, and has DJ’d special events including the previous Mondo Lounge.

DJ Lee, Burbank, CA

Club and event veteran with decade long stints of weekly residencies in Los Angeles and specialty clubs. He runs Lee Joseph Publicity for the Visual Arts and Dionysus Records. Lee re-acquainted himself with the bass guitar and performs with The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra and The Skip Heller Trio.

DJ Stephen Greaves, Los Angeles, CA

Film composer and recording artist Steve Greaves has been heralded as "the modern child of Henry Mancini" by Music Connection Magazine. Projects include scoring broadcast campaigns for Mad Men, films like The Sophisticated Misfit, Commentary, Kalifornistan, and the new "SG Sound" space age pop a go-go album Escapade Velocity.

DJ Strike, Los Angeles, CA

Strike is the host of the hilarious and unpredictable weekly retro-eclectic internet radio program "Strike's Kitsch Niche" which can be heard live or via podcast at Luxuria Music. Strike is also a club DJ, favored for his equally amazing collection of rare funk, latin, and acid jazz records.

Emcee Erich Orser

Erich Orser returns for Mondo Lounge III. A producer-promoter of live shows such as "The Bat Show" and "The Mighty Cthulhu Old-Time Revival Show," Erich cut his teeth in the infamous Los Angeles Cacophony Society. He is a bat enthusiast and an organizer of symposiums dedicated to giant squid.

And our Bachelor of the hour...

Emcee Java, Champaign, IL

Jason Croft, aka Java, is the man behind the Bachelor Pad Empire. He is the publisher of Bachelor Pad Magazine"The Digest of Atomic Age Culture"and the host of the syndicated radio program "The Bachelor Pad Radio Show." Java lives his life by the three "B's"--Booze, Babes, and Burly-Q!


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