Check out our schedule for a list of all our performances and activities for details and when they will take place.


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After Shock has compiled a song list that is appealing to both genders, young and old, of all your favorite 80’s Hairband songs from the following bands:

  • Bon Jovi
  • Def Leppard
  • KISS
  • AC/DC
  • Aerosmith
  • Motley Crue
  • Van Halen
  • Guns N’ Roses
  • Poison
  • Warrant
  • Skid Row
  • Joan Jett
  • Black Crowes
  • Twisted Sister
  • Pat Benetar
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Beastie Boys
  • Judas Priest
  • Ratt
  • Whitesnake
  • Journey
  • Ozzy
  • Pat Benatar
  • Quiet Riot
  • Scorpions
  • Great White
  • The Who
  • Great White
  • Lenny Kravitz

Bawdy Buccaneers as our Pirate King and Queen

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For three years in a row The Bawdy Buccaneers have been bringing their humor, and shenanigans to RAD year in and year out bringing audience participation as well as some sea shanties that leave their audiences in stitches and blushing for more.

Better Than Nun

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Some women are born nuns. Some women achieve nunhood. But we, we had nunhood thrust upon us. Who are we? Originally from St. Louis and appearing all across the Midwest, we are Sisters Temperance and Prudence, the Sisters of Perpetual Motion, Better than Nun! If you like your music irreverent, if you like your jokes groan-worthy, if you like drinking at 10 AM on a Sunday, have we got a show for you! Come indulge in some bad habits with Better Than Nun!

Clearly Guilty

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Clearly Guilty is KC’s Premiere Nerd Band, but they also have a dirty side! Let’s just say… innuendo is not a word they understand.

Danza After Dark

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If you think we sizzle during the day, wait till we go full on flame at night. Danza After Dark has fiery swords, flaming fans, red hot palms and enticing whips that will leave you wanting more. Let us light up your night!

DJ James

Drunk & Sailor

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Phillip is usually the drunk, and Capt Amos is usually the sailor. Sometimes they’re both drunk, and sometimes they’re both sailors. Every once in a great while they are both drunk and both sailors.

Fishbones & Scurvy

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Bringing you some of the very best and truly unique renditions of traditional folk songs from Ireland, Scotland and the British Isles, Fishbones & Scurvy are making port in your ears! Comedy, music, adventure and a healthy portion of “just plain filthy,” this trio will have you tapping your toes, clapping your hands along to their special blend of sounds.

Mae the Force

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Born a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, Mae the Force has been luring audiences to the dark side all across the galaxy for many years. Recently drawn to the future home state of Captain Kirk, she’s been charming Iowa audiences since 2012. Set your blasters to stun, this IS the burlesque dancer you’ve been looking for! Let Mae the Force bewitch you.

Medieval Medicine

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It’s Medieval Medicine! Are you sick enough to come to the show? The Medieval Doctor (MD) and Renaissance Nurse (RN) will take you on a zany musical tour through the world of outdated healthcare and prove that laughter is indeed the best medicine (which is a good thing, since none of our other remedies seem to work…).

Saddle Gurls

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This ragtag group of misfits started as a small group of entertainers with the desire to bring their special brand of sass and lashes to the Des Moines area. They have grown in numbers and popularity to be one of the most popular drag show casts in the state, gaining notoriety around the country. You can catch them at the Legendary Blazing Saddle and other venues around the Midwest.


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The ScallyWags are a pirate comedy show. Together, they have entertained at renaissance festivals, conventions, and clubs throughout the midwest. If you are looking for historically accurate, these are probably not your guys, however, if you want a night of inappropriate humor. We’re the men for the job. They are also regular members of Concast, which is a weekly podcast about all things nerdy and geeky.

The Mez Hypnosis Show

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The Mez Hypnosis Show is hilariously orgasmic. It will arouse your funny bone and moisten your giggle box. If you enjoy sexual innuendo, overt adult situational comedy, and have voyeuristic tendencies, then this show is a must see. If you are curious about hypnosis, have ever been hypnotized, or would like to be hypnotized you need to cum and be a part of the show. The Mez will be on site all day prior to the show searching for his volunteers that he will put on stage. If you are one of the lucky few chosen, you will learn how to unlock your full orgasmic potential and release pleasures from deep within that others only dream about. So, if you want to have some uninhibited fun and give in to your sensual yearnings, find The Mez and let him have his mental way with you. You will be glad you came.