The Stranger recommends Morbid Curiositease’s Mardi Gras Mayhem


The Stranger rounds up the strangest things to do in Seattle this week, and chooses Morbid Curiositease‘s Mardi Gras Mayhem at Columbia City Theater tonight, featuring burlesque and big-band style music from The Peculiar Pretzelmen.


Morbid Curiositease’s Mardi Gras Mayhem (Columbia City Theater, Seattle)


Morbid Curiositease’s Mardi Gras Mayhem:

The Peculiar Pretzelmen Big Band return to bring the most authentic swamp jazz, voodoo mayhem available in Seattle.

The Peculiar Pretzelmen have been keeping the New Orleans style big band tradition alive in L.A. for years. Take a peak:

Experience a night of live music peppered with burlesque and variety, with performances by:
Angela Petite Mort – Conjuration
Violet Ten Dencies – Burlesque
Sage Viniconis – Magic
The Lady B – Burlesque & Bounce
Karmen Sutra-Lee – Burlesque
Jesus La Pinga – Boylesque
Tout d’Lou – Mime
Mara Quarantine – Handbalancing

and from New Orleans: Kali von Wunderkammer doing sideshow!

Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 / (206) 722-3009

Tuesday, February 9th
8pm // 21+

$15adv/$18 at the door // Tickets
Seating is limited

The Peculiar Pretzelmen’s new single “Big Mary” on New Music Michael

New Music Michael has the new single from The Peculiar Pretzelmen, “Big Mary,” about the true story of Mary the elephant, who was publicly executed by hanging in 1916 after trampling one of her handlers. The song explores the mishandling of circus animals and the evolving morals and cruel standards of entertainment.

Catch them on tour now:

Jun 03 – Taos NM at Burger Stand
Jun 04 – Colorado Springs CO at Flux Capacitor
Jun 05 – Denver CO at Lions Lair
Jun 06 – Lake Hedke NE at Pondstock
Jun 07 – Wichita KS at Elbow Room
Jun 08 – Kearney NE at Gillies
Jun 10 – Spearfish SD at Killians
Jun 11 – Buffalo WY at Up In Smoke
Jun 12 – Casper WY at Wonder Bar
Jun 13 – Salt Lake City UT at Granary Row Concert Series
Jun 14 – Las Vegas NV at Huntridge

Salem Weekly previews The Peculiar Pretzelmen show

Salem Weekly previews The Peculiar Pretzelmen show tonight at The Fifty:

Salem’s adopted local phenoms, The Peculiar Pretzelmen will haunt your hips and scoot your boots with Deacon Marquin’s found art trap drum kit and Kevin Incroyable’s ever-stranging list of noisy instrument gremlins on Thursday evening. This pre-funk Halloween party is for all of those who wish to avoid the craziness of the night itself, service industry pros, and parents who’d like to get their spook on without the young ones.

// The Peculiar Pretzelmen media page //

The Peculiar Pretzelmen on CBS Man Cave Daily

CBS Man Cave Daily features The Peculiar Pretzelmen as a Dark Cabaret band that you should be listening to. Catch them at Columbia City Theater in Seattle on Nov. 1st for La Petite Mort’s Dark Cabaret.

Tickets here: general admission $23, VIP tables $150 (sold out).

// The Peculiar Pretzelmen media page //