THE JACKIE FACTORY PRESENTS
NIGHT OF 1000 STEVIES 24: SPELLBOUND
FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
17 IRVING PLACE NYC
9 PM - 3 AM
$20 TILL 2/24, $25 THEREAFTER
18 + WITH PHOTO I.D.
The twenty-fourth annual NIGHT OF 1000 STEVIES - the largest and most beloved STEVIE NICKS fan event in the world - returns to NYC on May 9, 2014. The marathon evening - produced by THE JACKIE FACTORY - has moved to its sixth and largest venue - historic IRVING PLAZA in our home neighborhood of Union Square. This year's theme - SPELLBOUND - pays homage to Stevie Magic in all its many guises and songs - a magic that always touches NOTS. The 24th edition is also inspired by Stevie's WELSH WITCH persona, once again in the spotlight after her recent appearances on AMERICAN HORROR STORY:COVEN.
A Stevie Spell will be cast over the new NOTS stage and ballroom, in three sets starring "Legends of Stevie Realness" from all eras of the show. They are perennial showstoppers THE HO-HOs (CATHY CERVENKA and Jill PANGALLO), YouTube star SHERRY VINE, master puppeteer BASIL TWIST and "LITTLE STEVIE", icon JAZMEN FLOWERS (Mississippi), NOTS 24 cover girl THE DIVINE GRACE, crowd favorites BELLADONNA (California), AMBER MARTIN and SWEETIE, Butoh greats THE VANGELINE THEATER, beloved songbirds CHARLENE CORAN (Colorado) and JOHNNY QUINLAN, dark ensemble THE RACHEL KLEIN THEATER, dance music crooners ADAM JOSEPH and LEA LORIEN, alt-Stevies POISON EVE and DARLINDA JUST DARLINDA of BUSHWICK BURLESQUE, Gothic Lass LADY ZOMBIE, living artworks MACHINE DAZZLE and DARRELL THORNE and Lavender Soul sensation XAVIER.
This year's debut performers have just been selected, and each brings something unique to our bill. Multimedia artist and director ROB ROTH (CLICK + DRAG, BLONDIE) appears as his surreal alter ego CRAIG (think more "Beast" than "Beauty"). Redheaded siren and actress BRIDGET BARKAN has toured worldwide with the SCISSOR SISTERS and is part of the band SLOW KNIGHTS led by the Scissor's DEL MARQUIS. Popular NYC country-folk duo A BRIEF VIEW OF THE HUDSON (ANN ENZMINGER and NICK NACE) are transplants from Austin and Canada whose friends urged them for years to audition for NOTS. A vocalist heavily involved in the nightlife scene and professional theatre, MARYANNE PICCOLO and her DAMN THE LIGHT host a monthly tribute series at NYC's DUANE PARK.
The evening's "Enchantresses of Ceremony" are show founder CHI CHI VALENTI and longtime co-producers HATTIE HATHAWAY and EDITRIX ABBY. Our all-Stevie/all-Fleetwood DJs are the great CRAIG SPENCER and SAMMY JO who will keep you twirling for hours between and after performance sets and VJ TRE (D.C.) who will spin original Nicks multimedia and rare video clips for the first hour.
Our NOTS 24 poster artwork features show Legend THE DIVINE GRACE, who has charmed and bewitched our audience since the KNITTING FACTORY days. Photo by ALEX COLBY for THE JACKIE FACTORY.