Presented by the Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue, the Hostess City Hoedown is an annual celebration of the performing arts. The Festival will take place at Club One in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia.
This event features local, regional, and international performers from across the entertainment industry with a spotlight on Savannah local talent. We welcome performers from all over the coastal empire, the low country, and beyond to the Hostess City for this three day celebration. For two years running, our event brings diversity to the forefront and a live entertainment experience that is unique to Savannah. Our goal is to shine a spotlight on burlesque, drag, cabaret, dance, and all other forms of the performing arts.
BECOME A SPONSOR
The Hostess City Hoedown is powered by community. We are accepting donations from businesses/organizations and private donors. All monetary sponsorship donations will go directly towards paying featured and invited guest performers, hiring a local vendors such as tech crews to run our sound, and pay for our cost of production. We have five levels of sponsorship packages, and can customize one to better fit your interest upon request.
Are you interested in appearing at the Hoedown? Entertainers from both near and far are welcome to apply!
Applications open October 16th and will close on February 16th 11:59 p.m. EST. Notifications will be sent out February 23rd. There will be a free application period for PoC October 31st- November 7th.
The Hoedown will be held May 9th-11th, 2024 at Club One in the historic district of Savannah, Ga.
All applications submitted will be reviewed by our production team in charge of casting the event.
All applicants will be notified via email of their application status on February 23rd, 2024. Eligible acts and performers will be invited to appear at the Hoedown.
You may apply to any of the following showcases.
May 9th, 2024 - Thursday, Opening Night 'Local Honey'
May 10th, 2024- Friday, 'The Southern Glamour Get Together'
May 11th, 2023 - Saturday 'Hoedown Throwndown' Competition
The Saturday night 'Hoewdown Throwdown' showcase will feature a competition. The judges panel will be comprised of the headlining artists at the Hoedown, and the winner will be crowned the Supreme of Savannah!
In 2022 Magnolia Minxxx, Rita D’LaVane, and Cassie Caddel came together with over 15 years of combined expertise in stage production and performance to create the Hostess City Hoedown. This year Anne Drogynous joins the team bringing even more event production experience to the Festival. Their drive to a create a diverse entertainment experience, with a focus on honoring Savannah's local arts community, sets the stage for a Hoedown like no other!