The sexiest pin-up show to ever hit South Florida heats up Miami in its inaugural year.
Pinned Miami is a 3-day festival that celebrates pin-up, rockabilly, burlesque, and tattoo culture that will take place Memorial Weekend, May 23-25, at the Miami Airport Convention Center at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami. Upwards of 10,000 attendees are expected to converge for a full weekend celebration of pin-up culture, featuring beautiful pinup models, rockabilly bands, photographers, workshops, vendors, panels, pinup artists, burlesque performers, classic cars, publishers, tattoo artists and much more!
Some of the event highlights include:
- Over fifteen bands will be performing live throughout the weekend, including national headliners The Surfaris, world famous for their surf rock hit “Wipe-Out”, and the Lucha Libre Rockabillly band Los Straightjackets. Other featured bands include Slip and the Spinouts, Danger*Cakes, Skinny Jimmy and the Stingrays, The Riot Act, Cutback, The Butchers, Tidal Wave, Gold Dust Lounge, Blood Oaks, Juke and more.
- World famous “Queen of Burlesque” Angie Pontani headlines 3 days of burlesque events, featuring a lineup of over 25 burlesque performers. Some of the best solo and group acts from around the state will be performing, including: Mini Grand, Maressa Fox, The Assets, Morgan La Rue, Monroe Mayhem, Angie Z, Erika Moon, Jenna Beth, Aurora Natrix, Sally B. Dash, Ruby Tesla, Jenny Castle, Stella O’Hare, Jezabelle Red, Della Darling, The Glamour Goddesses, Formaldehyde Flower, Ariel Amour and more.
- 100 classic cars from the 1920’s, 1930’s, 1940’s, 1950’s, and 1960’s as part of the Pinned Miami Car Show.
Nationally recognized pinup photographers Celeste Giuliano (Keyhole Cuties: The Pin-Up Art of Celeste Giuliano), Janette Valentine (Terribly Girly Photography), and Lucky Pinup Photography are our headliner photography guests.
Pinup model guests include cover models Jordan Skye (Delicious Dolls Magazine, Rebel Ink Magazine, Ink Pushers Magazine), So Cal Val (TNA Impact, Pro Wrestling Illustrated, American Salon, Muscle & Fitness, Muscle Mag), Alex Cupcakee (Inked Magazine, Skin Art Magazine, Betbomb.com)
Dana Snyder and Puddles the Clown will be the official hosts of Pinned Miami. Dana Snyder is known around the world as the voices of Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Granny in Squidbillies. On New York City stages, Dana was the writer/director of The Burlycue! A Burlesque Spectacular, Hell in a Handbasket (2001 and 2002), and writer/director of An Enola Gay Christmas – called “The most bizarre holiday-themed show this season in New York” by Playbill Magazine. Dana has performed on stage in Atlanta with the Dames Aflame Burlesque Troupe, across the country headlining college and university appearances, as well as the San Francisco Comedy Festival, Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival, and the Philadelphia Festival of Independents. Puddles is known around the world as the “Sad Clown with the Golden Voice” for his cover of “Royals” with Postmodern Jukebox which has received almost 7 million views on You Tube.
Contests with over $10,000 in cash and prizes, including: The Miss Pinned Miami Pinup Competition, The Pinned Miami Burlesque Competition, The Pinned Miami Rockabilly Fashion Competition, The Pinned Miami Military Pinup Contest, The Pinned Miami Car Show Awards, and multiple Swimsuit contests for women, men, and couples.
Over 100,000 square feet of convention space featuring 175 booths and tables with vendors, exhibits, guests, models, 3 stages of entertainment, and panel rooms.
Main Exhibition Room hours are:
Sun: 11:00am-8:00pmEvents run until 2:00am each night.
3 Day weekend pass: $55 in advance, $60 at the door and V.I.P. passes are $199.
Tickets are available online at www.pinupfestival.com or at the door.
Complete information on guests and events can be found at www.pinupfestival.com