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TG, Summer Ball, Edinburgh, 17th July 2010

Press release April 16, 2010 Culture

World renowned event returns to Edinburgh's Caves venue

The renowned international clubbing event Torture Garden (TG), returns to the Scottish Capital with a deliciously debortuous Summer ball in the City’s Caves and adjoining Rowan Tree Venue in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. 

Location: The Caves, Niddry Street South, Edinburgh, EH1 1NS

Date: 17th July 2010

Time: 21:00 - 03:00 

Torture Garden (TG),  returns to Edinburgh on the 17th of July taking over the multi-roomed Caves venue (and the adjoining Rowan Tree) with an exotic Summer Ball featuring some of the biggest stars on the fetish / neo-burlesque circuit including: twisted cabaret and aeriel performer supreme Empress Stah, live artist and sideshow star Dominic Johnson, international burlesque star Leyla Rose, fiery southern belle Cat Aclysmic Bizarre magazine’s battle of burlesque champion Daiquiri Dusk, dark cabaret showman Joe Black, circus supremos Frayed Knot Circus (featuring Amelie Soliel & Edd Muir), neo-burlesque princess Vendetta Vain, graceful male burlesque star Cherry Loco, glamourous cheesecake Miss Hell's Belle and latex fashion show by Kaori’s Latex Dreams. 

The venue will be set out over 5 themed areas: 


with DJs David TG & Allen TG playing Sleazy Electro, Dirty Nu-Skool Breaks, Experimental Dance, Breakcore, mash ups with live visals by Jason Nuroptics. 


With twisted cabaret performance + DJs: Lola Hellcat, Cat Kabarett, DJ Cassavettes & Neil

Fimbulvetr playing Dark Cabaret, Circus Freakshow, Swing, Gypsy Punk, Vegas Grind, Weimar Berlin, Boudoir Exotica. 


DJs: DJ Cassavettes, Dee Itsy & Derek Nosh

playing: Exotica, ItaloDisco, Glamour Trash, Tiki, Rockabilly & up tempo Mash-Ups

+ Tiki-Tease performances. 


With fetish art installations by Scottish artists & photographers

+ Three Bars, Ambient Performers & local sellers zone

Dress Code: Torture Garden carries an enforced fantasy dress code and guests are encouraged to their imagination: with Fetish, Body Art , Drag, Burlesque, Medical, Weimar Berlin, Circus, Boudoir , Moulin Rouge, Surrealist, Venetian Carnival , just no cheap or cheesy fancy dress, regular club wear, street wear or denim.

No unauthorised photography. 

Entry £18+bf (group discounts available online). 

Advance tickets are on sale from the 23rd of April via, and in person at Ripping Records & Tickets Scotland in Edinburgh. 

Notes to Editors 

About Torture Garden

Torture Garden is the one of the world's leading clubbing events Attract 800 - 2600+ people monthly to various London venues as well as events hosted around the world including regular nights in Toronto, Tokyo and Paris. 

TG is world renowned for its incredible & theatrical performances and fashion shows. Performers that have graced the stage at TG include: Dita Von Teese (in her UK debut), Paloma Faith, The Tiger Lillies, Death In June, Archaos Circus, Ron Athey, Franko B, Divine David, Lukas Zpira, Midori, Kumi, Marissa Carnesky, Masuimi Max, Roxy Velvet, Porcelain Twinz, Suka Off, Psycho Cyborgs, Ryan Styles, Scottee, Gawkagogo, Lucifire and Empress Stah. 

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About Itsy live

Itsy live is one Scotland’s premier Alternative Arts event organisers, set up in 2008 as the Itsy collective Itsy live continues to be run co- operatively by a dedicated band of performers and creatives led by a passion for counter culture expression and artistic variety. With an a genuinely independent ethic the Itsy is focused on enhancing local culture and preserving counter-culture creativity. 

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Press Contact:

Donna McGrory at Itsy PR

M: 07845 653193

E: [email protected]