fbpx
Galveston Historical Foundation
Beach Revue Entertainers



Entertainers & Guests : Galveston Island Beach Revue

THE BEACH REVUE NOT ONLY FEATURES 30 AMAZING BATHING BEAUTIES, BUT ALSO A GREAT LINEUP OF PERFORMANCES, PRESENTATIONS, JUDGES, EMCEES, AND GUESTS!

2022 SCHEDULE

DANDY WELLINGTON
Friday, May 20 | Saturday, May 21 | Sunday, May 22

Dandy Wellington

Dandy Wellington‘s  signature panache and eye for detail have earned him features in The New York Times, Vogue Magazine, and various other outlets renowned for their taste and sophistication. His appreciation for the swinging big bands, elegant parties, and beautifully tailored clothing of the 1920s/30s, paired with his contemporary edge, make him a certifiable renaissance man and a true modern dandy. As a bonus, we’ll be selecting a “Best Vintage Dressed” award from our online audience. Tag yourself in your vintage best at #beachrevue for a chance to win a coveted Beach Revue sash!

GIN MINSKY
Friday, May 20 | 6:30-8:30 PM & 10-11:59 PM

Hailing from NYC, Gin Minsky has spent the last 15 years as an award-winning, internationally renowned tap dancer, burlesque performer, and sideshow artist. Known for her high glamour and vintage style, she is currently the only tap-dancing sword swallower in the world.

AMELIA FOXTROT
Friday, May 20 | 6:30-8:30 PM

Amelia FoxtrotAmelia Foxtrot returns for the 2022 Revue Prevue party on Friday night. Bringing her signature players, she’ll be setting the tone for a night of vintage fun under the stars. Her music ranges from 1920s hot jazz to Texas Swing, all played on hand-cranked phonographs.

LILY FAYE
Friday, May 20 | 10-11:59 PM

Known as “The Bronx Bombshell,” Faye started her career performing regularly in theaters and bars all over NYC and the east coast, then in some of the hottest clubs and speakeasies of L.A. She pays homage to femme fatale icons and jazz legends with her performance.

PETER PECKER
Friday, May 20 | 10-11:59 PM

Austin-based Peter Pecker brings his signature brand of burlesque performance to this year’s Beach Revue. “The pick of the pack!” will be performing as part of our Queen City Cabaret show.

Alicia Cahill

ALICIA CAHILL
Women’s Contest Emcee

Returning for her tenth year as emcee, Alicia Cahill brings her quick wit and vintage style to this year’s Revue! An “Islander By Choice” herself, Alicia arrived in Galveston in 1996 to attend Texas A&M University at Galveston. After graduating she couldn’t imagine giving up island life and decided to put down roots. Alicia is the owner of The Kitchen Chick, a boutique kitchenware store in downtown Galveston that offers gourmet-caliber tools and accessories. Prior to that Alicia worked for the City of Galveston as their Public Information Officer and spokeswoman. When she is not busy running her business you can usually find her in the kitchen, cooking up something incredible!

MISSVHAVEN
Men’s Contest Emcee

MissVhaven is Houston’s Pin-Up Personality bringing the Bayou City’s Best Retro Inspired Events. When she’s not hosting award-winning Burlesque & Variety Shows you can find her behind the scenes producing classic car shows and pin-up pageants. Featured in the Houston Chronicle as Houston’s Modern Day Pin-Up as well as Great Day Houston’s Vintage Day and Mirror Mirror Show she is the Face of all things Vintage in the Space City!

Megan CarpenterMEGAN CARPENTER
Dame Wranglette

Megan Carpenter is a local that loves living like a tourist. When not on the beach or sipping champagne, “Ms. Carpenter” is a high school art teacher. She has been a bathing beauty contestant 5 times and has won crowd-favorite twice! Megan takes the hard work of keeping our contestants in line look like a day at the beach.

CONTEST JUDGES

WOMENS

ESSENCE
WALKER

Essence is a model, self-portraitist, and burlesque performance artist based in Chicago. Her work often features vintage, theatrical, and historical themes and marries them to radical self-love.

JESSIE
ROX

Our reining 2021 Bathing Beauties winner, Jessie Rox! She loves that the entire city and community of Galveston comes together to preserve and even showcase that history for the generations of visitors to come.

DAVE
JACOBY

Since the very first year, we’ve kept a seat reserved for a representative of Galveston Historical Foundation. This year that honor goes to GHF President, Dave Jacoby. Dave also serves on the Galveston Park Board and is a vintage-loving entrepreneur.

TIFFANY
MARTIN

Tiffany Martin is a vintage-loving girl born and raised in Houston, Texas. She is the current reigning Ms.Houston Vintage and also won the Best Vintage Dressed title at last year’s Galveston Beach Revue!

MENS

JACKY
OH

Jacky is president of The Lucious Ladies of Houston and brings her background of judging other pageants, love of vintage fashion, and vintage lifestyle to this year’s event.

JADE
OLIVER

Jade Oliver is owner of NYC’s Vintage Queens. As a vintage clothing enthusiast, a Texas native, and a former beauty queen, she has the trifecta of sitting on our esteemed panel.

DEAN
VILLAFUERTE

Hailing from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Dean has an enduring passion for mid-century music, fashion, and movies. He has been a WW2 living history re-enactor for over 20 years and also dabbles in the Prohibition era for some extra spice!

GIN
MINSKY

Hailing from NYC, Gin Minsky has spent the last 15 years as an award-winning, internationally renowned tap dancer, burlesque performer, and sideshow artist. Known for her high glamour and vintage style, she is currently the only tap-dancing sword swallower in the world.

PLEASE NOTE: No outside food or drinks. This includes no coolers or outside beer or alcohol per Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) laws. Pop-up tents are not allowed but blankets and chairs are encouraged! Service animals that are controlled by the disabled employee or person, or service animals in training when accompanied by an approved trainer are allowed.

ABOUT THE GALVESTON ISLAND BEACH REVUE

Based on Island events from summer seasons past like the Pageant of Pulchritude and Splash Day, the Galveston Island Beach Revue was resurrected into a contemporary two-day, family-friendly event in 2009. The Galveston Island Beach Revue continues to grow each year through events, contestant participation, and attendance and is officially the City of Galveston’s “Kickoff to Summer” event.








Newsletter Signup

Sign up below for foundation updates, upcoming events, and more!