VaVOOM headlines the El Jimador Mexican Wrestling
Bar' At Big Day Out 2013 - 18th January 2013
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VaVOOM headlines the El Jimador Mexican Wrestling
Bar' At Big Day Out 2013; Sydney, Australia
hot extreme Lucha Libre pro wrestling and more is
what Sydney got at today's Big Day Out in heatwave
action and lucha heat matched the heatwave conditions.
not many lucha wrestling masks were sold (they don't
feel so good at the best of times, let alone in the
heat), but drink sales were at fever pitch, as was
crowd participation, with even a couple of fans having
an impromptu "match" before official bell
time. Interestingly, the Lucha promoter didn't seem
to mind. There was also the good old Mexican wave
done by what must have been about 500 fans, many of
which also screamed out Ric Flair trademark "Wooooo"!
calls (with and without wrestling chops to the chest).
Lucha's will be in Australia for about a week, as
part of Australia's Big Day Out festival touring Australia,
and then they will work they was back to LA in the
U.S of A.
megastars of Los Angeles based Lucha VaVoom rumbled
to fever pitch at the music festival and fans lapped
up the mix of Mexican lucha libre wrestling, burlesque
dancing and "post-punk vaudeville", as The
Daily Telegraph called it.
by the Mexican pseudo sport whose champions are household
names, the sequin and lycra-clad luchadores flip and
fly in the wrestling ring in good (technicos) VS evil
(rudos) matches. Headline stars such as Cassandro,
Crazy Chicken, Dirty Sanchez and Chocolate Caliente
are very good pro wrestlers, and heavily inspired
by punk and cabaret, but the look of things.
Rita D'Albert worked with rock bands for years before
forming this unique act a decade ago.
think crazy Mexican wrestling is a pretty natural
progression from rock'n'roll," she said. "It's
theatrical, it's got energy and a lot of rock shows
don't have that anymore."
Man and Wrestling News Media have seen a lot of pro
wrestling in their day and were overheard "WWE
might be generally more technical than Lucha VaVoom,
but this LA Mexican troupe is all over them for extreme
stuff - the kind that put the legendary and original
ECW on the map. Judging by today, Lucha VaVoom looks
to have a fantastic and extreme future in Australia.
As WWE superstar Ryback would say, "Feed Me More".
Oh, dream match we want to see - WWE's Rey Mysterio
VS any of these guys. It will probly never happen,
but we can dream.
lucha sports entertainment was certainly a dream come
true for many Australian pro wrestling fans who like
their pro wrestling more on the extreme, colourful
and musical side. WrestleMania look out!
Lucha VaVOOM to headline the El Jimador Mexican
Wrestling Bar' At Big Day Out 2013
VaVOOM TO HEADLINE THE EL JIMADOR MEXICAN WRESTLING
BAR AT BIG DAY OUT 2013...
VAVOOM HEADED TO BIG DAY OUT 2013...
from the US, the Lucha VaVOOM troupe will be putting
on a show quite unlike any other at BIG DAY OUT 2013.
Lucha VaVOOM is non-stop, action-packed surrealism
where Mexican masked wrestlers perform breathtaking
acrobatic feats in a fast-paced, fun-filled, character-driven
style. Known for their far-out flamboyance, its quick,
exhibition-style, one-fall Lucha Libre matches designed
for maximum enjoyment and action.
ultimate distraction, Lucha VaVOOM like a little sexo
with their violencia; in between matches the finest
handpicked burlesque acts from around the world wow
the crowds with their unique striptease skills including
raucous aerial acts, pogo-stick peelers and hula-hoop
hotties. Their insane antics have Jack Black proclaiming
Lucha VaVOOM is the shit! and its
easy to see why.
their tenth anniversary, Lucha VaVOOM have only got
crazier over time. Rooted in history, they draw inspiration
from the bizarre world of sixties Mexican Lucha Cinema.
The troupe has been considered one of the most outrageous
shows on earth having performed sold-out shows all
around the world, they have taken to the stage alongside
the likes of legends such as Jon Stewart and Dave
Chappelle, as well as appearances on Jimmy Kimmel,
Attack of the Show, Carson Daly and A Current Affair.
Los Angeles Times said the Lucha VaVOOM show has
the pacing of a prison break and BIG DAY OUT
2013 punters are set for something spectacular with
the crew perform in a dedicated area. Heres
what the press have had to say:
VaVOOM has a big future. TIME MAGAZINE
Its enough to make even the most jaded Hollywood
insider jump up and yell Smackdown. ROLLING
raucous and irreverent extravaganza of burlesque,
comedy and classic Mexican luchadore wrestling.
THE HUFFINGTON POST.
VaVoom is the most exciting, bonkers show Ive
seen in ages. THE FACE (UK)
madcap mix of Mexican wrestling, comedy, and vintage
burlesque. I love, love, love it. VANITY FAIR
weird mix of cabaret, burlesque, Mexican Luchador
wrestling with a live DJ, crowd interaction and commentary
on the night, people like Drew Carey turn up to do
commentary for it. It is the most bizarre experience.
The entire audience is dressed up and its like
Halloween, everyone is in some weird costume. It was
the greatest night of entertainment I have probably
seen in my entire life. ROVE MCMANUS
VaVOOM will be appearing at the El Jimador Mexican
Wrestling Bar at all 2013 Big Day Out dates.
Mexican Masked Wrestling + Burlesque + Comedy = Lucha
VaVOOM is a non-stop, action-packed scream-a-thon,
where Mexican Masked wrestlers flip and fly, performing
breathtaking acrobatic feats while battling evil luchadores.
Historically speaking, Lucha VaVOOM brings the bizarre
world of 60s Mexican Lucha Cinema to life. Brave,
masked wrestling crime fighters save the world from
evil brains, vampires, the Bermuda Triangle etc; always
with an obligatory stop at the local go-go club.
matches, the finest, handpicked burlesque acts from
around the world astound; at Lucha VaVOOM, we like
a little sexo with our violencia. Raucous aerial acts,
Pogo-stick peelers, hula-hoop hotties; weve
got it all!
wait theres more! Our color commentary is handled
by comedians Tom Kenny, Dana Gould and Blaine Capatch.
Other guest commentators include Fred Armisen, Brian
Poussein, Patton Oswalt, Greg Proops, Jeffrey Ross
and Bobcat Goldthwait. Even Jack Black sat in, proclaiming
Lucha VaVOOM is the sh*t!
all began in August 2003 as a one off event. The overwhelming
crowd response convinced Rita & Liz to do it again,
and as soon as possible.
since, Lucha VaVOOM has played at the Mayan Theater
in Los Angeles three times a year -- Valentines Day,
Mid-summer, and Halloween. From there, Lucha brought
its circus to Toronto, where they did two nights
at the Koolhaus and made every newspaper and TV news
program, including Much Music.
2005, Lucha VaVOOM was asked to be a part of the first
HBO Las Vegas Comedy Festival, where they performed
alongside Jon Stewart, Lewis Black and Dave Chapelle.
That same year they performed at the famous Sony E3
party at Dodger Stadium, where they took the spotlight
away from the Pussycat Dolls.
VaVOOM has gone on to perform in Chicago, San Francisco
and Amsterdam, with more cities on the way.
also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel, CBS National News,
G4's Attack of the Show, Channel X in Britain and
A Current Affair just to name a few.
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