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Puttin on the Dickz Photo Booth

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Images from “Puttin on the Dickz Photo Booth” Friday, February 4 2011
Photo credits: Will Swanson
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Thanks for Puttin’ On the Dickz

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

It is only right to give thanks and praise!

Thanks so much to:

  • Miriam for letting us grace the stage of the Meow Mix yet again
  • The kind soul who co-ordinated both nights
  • DeAnne Smith for being an awesome MC
  • Emilie Roberts for choreography in My Secret Life
  • Nadia Verucci for choreographing Beard Lust and I Useta Love Her
  • Sylvain on Sound
  • Lucie on Lights
  • Marissa Boisvert for making those delicious cookies plus amazing props and costumes in Stayin’ Alive, Le Dick C’est Chic, Crazy Love and Butt Master Pro.
  • Denis Wong for photographing the show on Friday
  • Will Swanson for performance and photo booth photography
  • Charlie Happens for being the cutest and most awesomest stage manager.
  • Harry Bush for aquiring the t-shirts, moustaches, making buttons and graphic design fabulousness.
  • Bo Stallion for organizing and Kitty, Bing Cherry, and Ms. Towanda Lust for working the Merch table and being Cigarette People 🙂
  • Kitty, Bing Cherry, and Ms. Towanda Lust for working the Merch table and being Cigarette People 🙂
  • Brigitte G. and Jack E. Dickinson for being smashing greeters.
  • Actually, Jack E. Dickinson for flying down from the sub-arctic for the show!
  • Benji and Angrea at the door
  • the fab DJ duo tadéjàtoutentendu.
  • ATQ, Dykes on Mykes, Ethnoculture, Faggity Ass Fridays, Queercorps, VIHsion, Ste Emilie Skill Share for spreading the word 🙂
  • … and anyone we may have missed
  • but especially to our FANS for being so completely awesome!

Much love, the Dukes!


Thursday, January 6th, 2011



Sala Rossa, 4848 St-Laurent

TWO NIGHTS!! 5th Anniversary Full-Length All-New Drag King Show!

  • MEOW MIX: The Show followed by the Meow Mix Dance Party!


Sat Feb 5th (doors 9pm – show 10:30pm – DJ 11pm)

  • FAN NIGHT: More Duke acts in an intimate cabaret setting!

Sliding scale  $10 to $20

Fri Feb 4th (early show at 9pm, doors 8pm)

Early start time, more acts with an intermission, and better sightlines. Get up close and personal with the Dukes, including a meet ‘n greet, low-volume cocktail music, photo ops and a surprise guest!

Featuring MCs DeAnne Smith and Jack E. Dickinson

An ALL-NEW drag-stravaganza: Jack E. Dickinson, Mitch Mitcham, Ian Poe Kerr, Rod Screwheart, Bo Stallion and Lex Valentine, with Clem Dally, Lorena and Nat King Pole… and new cummers Harry Bush, Stephan Le Dude, Steevy Lixx, Swagger Lee, and DeVery Wilson!! Bring your panties to throw onstage!

We welcome and embrace all forms of diversity! Unfortunately, the Sala Rossa is not wheelchair accessible. If you have accessibility issues and would like to attend, please contact and we will find a way to assist you.

Dukes Up! VIHsion fundraiser only $10

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Your favorite Dukes ( hit the stage in a fundraiser for!

A full show for $10

/English follows

Le 28 octobre 2010, The Dukes of Drag s’associent à VIHsion festival du film sur le VIH/sida, pour une levée de fond nommée:

DUKES UP! Levée de fond VIHsion.

The Dukes of Drag (voté parmi les 10 meilleurs spectacles de Drag à Montréal) ont préparé de grandes scènes pour ce spectacle fou!

Les organisateurs/trices et bénévoles de VIHsion vont organiser un Kissing booth, préparer vos lèvres et votre porte-monnaie!

Le prix à la porte inclut la chance de gagner:

– Une bouteille de Vodka Polar Ice personnalisée par ShayO de VIHsion, qui autographiera la bouteille pour votre collection.
– Une séance de Gayrobics sur scène avec The Dukes of Drag.
– Les sous-vêtements de quelqu’un.
– Et beaucoup plus!

Assister et soumettre vos projets au festival du film VIHsion est gratuit. Soutenez Dukes up et aidez-nous à poursuivre dans cette voie!

DUKES UP! Levée de fond VIHsion.
Cabaret Cleopatre
1230 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Les portes ouvrent à 9PM


On October 28, 2010, The Dukes of Drag are teaming up with VIHsion HIV/AIDS film festival to do a fundraiser called:

DUKES UP! VIHsion fundraiser.

The Dukes of Drag (voted top 10 best drag shows in Montreal) have been working on creating some great acts for this nutty spectacle!

VIHsion organizers and volunteers will be providing a roaming kissing booth: get your purses and your kissers out for this one!

Door prizes include:

-A bottle of Polar Ice vodka with original art on the label by VIHsion’s own ShayO, who will autograph the bottle for your collection.
-A Gayrobics walk on role with the Dukes of Drag.
-Someone’s underwear.
-And much more!

Attending and submitting your work to the VIHsion film festival is free. Put your Dukes Up and help us keep it that way!

DUKES UP! VIHsion fundraiser
Cabaret Cleopatre
1230 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Doors at 9PM

Happenglad's New Hat – 28-sep-2010

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Theatre Ste. Catherine
Happenglad’s New Hat

Happenglad’s New Hat is a monthly, experimental new work show. What does that mean? That means we have comedy, sketch, music, occasional puppetry, improv and utter madness. All new, never-seen-before-anywhere performances! I’m still locking in performers for this one, but we will have IMPROV SUPERSTARS UNCALLED FOR playing with us, as well as Dan “Schlinksy” Bingham, Jessica Salomon, Cheryl Gladu, The Dukes (Ian Poe Kerr, Topper, Clem and Marcia), and Sarah Quinn. I host, and I always do something neat/ slightly uncomfortable/ hilarious.

Theatre St. Catherine,264 St. Catherine E., 8 p.m., $5.

Les Bonnes et mauvaises Nouvelles/ Good and Bad News

Monday, September 13th, 2010

(english follows)

D’abord les mauvaises nouvelles … bien, mes amours, nous avons eu quelques problèmes avec notre site Web. Notre maîtresse web travaille fébrilement à régler les problèmes et tout devrait être fixé dans la semaine.

Maintenant, les nouvelles fabuleux: Il est confirmé,  le vendredi 4 février et le samedi 5 février, 2011 votre drag kings préférés (The Dukes of Drag!)  monter un spectacle au Meow Mix ( à La Sala Rosa à Montréal). Mieux encore, l’infâme Jack E. Dickinson et l’hilarant DeAnne Smith seront les hôtes.

Alors, s’il vous plaît être patient avec le site et être certain de réserver le soir du 4 et 5 Février 2011, d’avoir The Dukes de divertir et de vous titiller  😉

Beaucoup d’amour!
les ducs

First the bad news… well, my loves, we have been having a few issues with our website. Our web mistress is working feverishly to fix the issues and everything should be fixed within the week.

Now the delightful good news: It is confirmed, on both Friday, February 4th and Saturday, February 5th, 2011 your favorite drag kings (the dukes!) will grace the stage of the Meow Mix (at La Sala Rosa in Montreal). Better still, the infamous Jack E. Dickinson and the hilarious DeAnne Smith will co-emcee.

So, please be patient with the website and be certain to reserve the evenings of  February 4th and 5th, 2011 to have the Dukes blow off your socks … and maybe your panties, too 😉

Much love!

the Dukes

MEOW MIX – Nat King Pole in DICK IS IT!

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Sunday-Dimanche AUG 1

Sala Rossa 4848 St-Laurent
portes 21h30, show 22h30, DJ 23h30 – 10$

Nat King Pole, Montreal’s favourite singing drag king, presents his first solo show – featuring revisited old hits and new acts.
Avec la participation des Dead Doll Dancers, et de Ian Poe Kerr et Mitch Mitcham (des Dukes of Drag).
Invitee speciale de Paris : Mlle Violette (de la troupe Kisses Cause Trouble).

Party avec DJ Noisy Nora!
All profits go to Pervers/Cité – the radical queer underbelly of Divers/Cité.

Jack E. Dickinson at Toronto Pride!

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Yes, the infamous Jack E. Dickinson will be performing during Toronto Pride Week 2010!

When: Saturday July 3 at 4pm

Where: Village Stage @Wellesley St E and Church St.

See festival map

Wishing you all a Happy and Safe Pride!

Much love,

the Dukes

Stand Up Strip Down Friday, July 2, 2010

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Stand Up / Strip Down is back, all sultry-like for summer time! And we’ve got an INCREDIBLE line up!

Holding down the ha-has, we’ve got comedians Robby Hoffman, Asaf Gerchak and Congolese/French superstar Eddy King!

Here’s Eddy n French:

And in English:

As for ta-tas, we’ve got Sucre À la Crème, L. Diablo, The Fabulous Miss Vigneault, and Mitch Mitcham of the Dukes of Drag!

As always, DeAnne Smith hosts, and you can expect sweet treats for sale at the door!

Price: Tickets $12/$10 students
Venue: Theatre Ste. Catherine
Address: 264 Ste. Catherine E.

Ian and NKP Emcee the MEOW MIX

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Sala Rossa 4848 St-Laurent

portes 21h30, show 22h30, 10$

– – for bent girls & their buddies – pour les gouines et leurs chums – –
Cabaret co-hosted by Nat King Pole + Ian Poe Kerr des Dukes of Drag with performances by the 2 emcees, stand up comedy with Robby Hoffman, strip tease by Jana Banana, Emilie Legs (la danseuse insolite), and special guest artists the SEXUAL OVERTONES (from Ottawa)! — DJ Noisy Nora!

See the facebook event here: