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    SHOWDOWN BLACKOUT // Melbourne

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    Dear Wild Ones,

    Welcome to yet another electrifying Melbourne Showdown.

    A night where the ordinary fades into oblivion, and the extraordinary takes center stage.

    In the depths of your wardrobe, you carefully select your most alluring black attire, each piece adding to the mounting anticipation.

    This night promises a Showdown unlike any other.

    We'll shatter the dance floor with our feet and awaken every sense with the untamed energy that is already waiting to unfurl.

    Step into a realm of darkness and mystery.

    Witness heart-throbbing, pulse-pounding performances as you indulge in the boundless energy and inspiration offered by the city's most vibrant and diverse stage performers.

    Arrive at 6pm in preparation for the weaving of our wonderland with a powerful cacao ceremony.

    Be sure to select a ticket which includes our ceremony if you wish to attend this magical pre-activation.


    >>> CEREMONY <<<

    Our ceremony plays a central role in our evening's festivities. It marks the beginning of our shared journey, a potent moment of intention and heart activation that weaves the fabric of our enchanting wonderland. We invite you to join us in this sacred interlude, where we infuse the night with alluring, mysterious, and captivating marvels.

    Doors will be strictly closed when the ceremony begins and for its duration.

    If you purchase a ceremony ticket, please arrive at 6:15pm to avoid disappointment. 

    (Closed Door Ceremony starts just before 6:30PM)

    >>> DJS <<<





    >>>> PERFORMANCES <<<<

    Simbas Fire

    Claire Burlesque

    Aerial Jayin

    Eros Dancers

    X-Dance Station

    Sacred Sl*t

    Savage Seduction


    >>> DINNER  <<<<

    Showdown will be catered with a special aphrodisiac inspired menu created by Messy Treats which will be available for purchase on the night. Note, no cash, only card.

    @messy.treats is a Narrm based food project that brings creative culinary experiences and focuses on sustainability and the fun of gastronomy.

    Messy treats has gone above and beyond to craft an exclusive menu for Showdown inspired by their 3 course ‘Love Spell’ for Layabout Magazine, an aphrodisiac-exclusive recipe designed to ignite your passions.

    Here is a cheeky preview of the menu:
    Introducing ‘Wrapped-Aphrodisiacs’ for Showdown: indulge in seductive tortillas encasing an array of aphrodisiacs and love-infused delights including Dark Chocolate Molé, Marinated and grilled Watermelon, Truffle Mushrooms, & more.

    Full recipe at


    >>> Drinks <<<<

    RUBIX will be serving an elixir bar and we highly recommend you check this out.

    Here are a few drinks that will get in the mood:

    Love bubble mocktail is the cocobliss - Love bubble, coconut water, mango puree and mint

    Euphoric bliss becomes the euphoric flower - Euphoric bliss, elderflower, lime, soda

    Fully charged into tropical charge - Fully charged , tropical juice, pomegranate juice and lemon

    Uplift is natures lift - Uplift, coriander, agave, mint, lime, soda


    >>> & MORE <<<




    Welcome Soraya O'Dea from Conscious Colour, a professional face and body painter! So keep this in mind as you will most definitely be able to take your outfit next level if you feel inspired to!

    Soraya is a body artist, intuitive creator, facilitator, and events coordinator, & galactic - nature creature. Over the past decade, Soraya has channelled a true passion through the gift of body art, adorning the physical vessel through the sacred art of paint and the sensual touch of skin.


    >>> DRESS CODE <<<<

    Permission to rock your wildest black wardrobe granted.

    Dazzling Angels >>> Think lace, silk, leather, feathers, corsets, boots, fish nets, knee high etc.

    Majestic Gentlemen >>> Think leather, belts, chains, boots, vests, ripped jeans, suspenders etc.





    $55 1st release | $65 2nd release | $75 Final Release
    ( Plus $10 for Ceremony Ticket)




    SHOWDOWN and Venue Staff have the right to refuse entry or eject patrons if the cause arises.

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