Saturday, August 6, 2011

Torrid, Tight, and Sexy - A Fashion and Concert Show in NYC

On July 27, legendary punk fashion designer Natasha held her Torrid, Tight, and Sexy Fashion Event at Santo's Party House in Manhattan. The show featured a showing of Natasha's new anti-fashion swimwear for 2012. The show was supported by musical performances from Transgendered Jesus, Luigi and the Babes featuring Dai Burger, and God's Green Earth.

The first band to take the stage was Transgendered Jesus, fronted by Anne Hanavan. I didn't know much about the band going in, but they gave a great performance, fusing punk and metal into their unique sound. Anne's husband, Paul, is the bands saxophonist, and their politically infused music was a great show opener to motivate the crowd. The band even did a dedication to "Serial killer" Aileen Wuornos. Anne Hanavan is obviously no stranger to fashion herself, having owned a small boutique in Manhattan's lower east side for several years.

Dai Burger Rocking out
Up next was NatashaNYC's swimsuit fashion show. Luigi and the Babes we re joined on stage by singer. Dai Burger. They provided the music as the models took to the venue floor to present a great collection of swimwear for the 2012 summer season. The band played a small tribute to the late Amy Winehouse, whom singer Dai Burger calls an inspiration. The fashion show, while top notch and professional, maintained a fun and sensual vibe throughout.

After the fashion show, God's Green Earth, took the stage. With their sludgy metal sound and their energetic stage presence, the band played quite an impressive set. I was actually saddened to hear that the band was playing a more subdued set that night without any of their "special props." Props or not, they killed it on stage that night and I definitely have a reason to see them perform again! Their cover of Billy Idol's "Rebel Yell" was nothing short of awesome! Singer Kore Rozzick jumped on stage to assist with vocals on the song. Their cover of the "King of the Hill" theme song was another unexpected surprise.

Presented below are a few select Snapshots from the event. I have a full set of photographs from the show posted on Flickr -

Anne Hanavan

Punk fashion creator Natasha, surrounded by her swimsuit creations.

The lead sing of God's Green Earth's with dancer Forest of Gotham.

1 comment:

Master_Gio said...

Awesome post & great pics, bro!!