Overall Club of the Year, Regional Club
and Club Staff Nominees announced for 2016 ED’s Awards Show in New Orleans!

Top comedian Colin Kane to host show at the Harrah’s Theater on August 9th

 June 14th, Clearwater, FL: ED (EXOTIC DANCER) Publications, producers of the Annual Gentlemen’s Club EXPO and Annual ED Awards Show, is proud to announce the nominees for Overall Gentlemen’s Club of the Year category, as well as the regional club and club staff nominations. The 19th Annual ED Awards Show will be held on August 9th at the Harrah’s Theater in New Orleans during the 24th Annual Gentlemen’s Club EXPO (August 7-10, Hilton Riverside, New Orleans).

 The following eight adult nightclubs are nominated for the Overall Gentlemen’s Club of the Year Award: Christie’s Cabaret, Tempe, AZ; Deja Vu, Hollywood, CA; Monroe’s of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL; Penthouse Club, San Francisco; Rick’s Cabaret, New York, NY, Scores, Mooresville (Charlotte), NC; Spearmint Rhino, Las Vegas; and Thee Dollhouse, Tampa, FL. (A complete list of ED’s club and staff award nominees is listed below.)

“The 2016 ED’s Overall Club of the Year Award Nominees represent clubs of all sizes, and ownership styles, from across the U.S.,” says ED Publications’ Associate Publisher, Dave Manack. “Many of these clubs are multiple ED Award winners, and each has set itself apart from other clubs across the country to earn this prestigious recognition. We wish them all luck with the Final Ballot voting!”

In other ED Awards news, for the first time ever, the EDs will include the “Urban Club of the Year” Award, which will be presented at the Opening Night Party. The nominees for this inaugural award include: Ace of Diamonds, Los Angeles, CA; Black Diamonds, Jackson, MS; Blue Flame, Atlanta, GA; Club Babes, Atlanta, GA; Onyx, Charlotte, NC; Vegas Cabaret, Lauderhill, FL; Starlet’s Gentlemen's Club, NYC, NY; Vanity Grand, Philadelphia.

Headlining the 2016 EDs Awards Show as host is well-known comedian Colin Kane, who promises to give the show a dynamic edge. The Awards Show will also feature command performances by the four beautiful and talented EDs Entertainer of the Year nominees. If you like dirty comedy, then Colin Kanes your man. Billed by Dennis Miller as “the next really big comedian,” Colin Kane has had the opportunity to work for everyone from the racially charged Paul Mooney to the deeply perceptive Jerry Seinfeld. Kane recently made his film debut in a breakout role opposite Kevin Hart in “The Wedding Ringer,” which was the #1 comedy in America for three weeks in a row. He has a special on Showtime, won Howard Sterns “Kill or Be Killed” comedy competition, is a regular radio guest on The Opie & Anthony Show.

While the majority of the 2016 ED’s club awards will be presented at the ED’s Awards Show in Tuesday evening, some club and all club staff awards will be presented at the EXPO’s Opening Night Showcase & Pre-ED Awards at Republic NOLA, on Monday, August 8th. Awards presented on Monday will include “Feature” Club of the Year, International Club of the Year, Urban Club of the Year, General Manger of the Year, DJ of the Year and Employee of the Year, as well as three feature entertainer awards.

The Awards Show Reception will be from 8-9 pm, followed by the Awards Show from 9-11 pm. Final voting for the 2016 ED’s Awards will begin on Thursday, June 16th at website. Awards Show tickets are $69 and available via website, and for more information, please visit or call (727) 726-3592.

Here is the complete list of ED’s club and staff award nominees:

Overall Club of the Year

Christie’s Cabaret, Tempe, AZ

Deja Vu, Hollywood, CA

Monroe's of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL

Penthouse Club, San Francisco

Rick’s Cabaret New York, NY

Scores, Mooresville (Charlotte), NC

Spearmint Rhino, Las Vegas

Thee Dollhouse, Tampa, FL


Club Chain of the Year

Christie’s Cabaret

Deja Vu/Hustler Clubs
Fantasy Showclubs/Pony Clubs

IEC/PT’s Showclubs

MAL Entertainment

Penthouse Clubs

Rick’s Cabaret

Scores Holding

(As winners of the 2015 Club Chain of the Year Award, Spearmint Rhino is not eligible in this category in 2015)


Feature Club of the Year

Cadillac Lounge, Providence, RI

Creekside Cabaret, Hatfield, PA,

Expose, San Diego

Pony Club, Memphis, TN

Scores Presents Platinum 84, Denver

The Candy Store, Mobile, AL

The Fox, Bath, PA

Vivid Club, Houston


Urban Club of the Year

Ace of Diamonds, Los Angeles

Black Diamonds, Jackson, MS

Blue Flame, Atlanta

Club Babes, Atlanta

Onyx, Charlotte, NC

Vegas Cabaret, Lauderhill, FL

Starlet's Gentlemen's Club, New York City

Vanity Grand, Philadelphia


International Club of the Year

Golden Girls, Moscow

Love and Rockets, Brisbane, Australia

Penthouse, Paris

Spearmint Rhino, London

String Showbar, Oslo, Norway

Stringfellows, London

The Landing Strip, Toronto, Canada

The Men’s Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


Club of the Year East

Blush, Pittsburgh, PA

Christie’s Cabaret, Cleveland

Hustler Club, New York City

Mardi Gras, Springfield, MA

Penthouse Club, Philadelphia

RocVenus, Vernon, CT

Scores, Baltimore, MD

Vivid Cabaret, New York City


Small Club of the Year East

Babe’s NOLA, Burlington, NJ

DiCarlo’s, Albany, NY

Double Visions, Horsham, PA

Kandy’s, Waterford, PA

Pinups & Pints Brew Pub, Dayton, OH

Rhode Island Dolls, Woonsocket, RI

Scores, Buffalo, NY

Tattletales, Levittown, PA


Club of the Year South

Cheetah, Atlanta

Club Vixens, Davie, FL

Danny’s Cabaret, Jackson, MS

E11EVEN, Miami

Penthouse Club, New Orleans

Rachel’s, West Palm Beach, FL

The Furnace, Birmingham, AL

Thee Dollhouse, Myrtle Beach, SC


Small Club of the Year South

Brass Flamingo, Port Richey, FL

Leather & Lace, Charlotte, NC

Michael’s Men’s Club, Lafayette, LA

Playmates, Miami

Pony Club, Huntsville, AL

Scores Presents the Trophy Club, Greenville, SC

Scarlett’s Cabaret, Ft Myers, FL

Treasure Club, Greensboro, NC


Club of the Year Central

Buck’s Cabaret, Dallas/Ft. Worth

Ocean Adult Cabaret, Chicago

On the Border, Franklin, WI

Perfect 10, Austin, TX

Scores, Chicago

Spearmint Rhino, Minneapolis, MN

The Ritz, Houston

The Seville, Minneapolis, MN



Small Club of the Year Central

Angel’s, Kalamazoo, MI

Fantasy’s, Traverse City, MI

Grand Daddy’s, Schofield, WI

Heartbeats, Springfield, MI

Minx Showpalace, Des Moines, IA

Pony Club, Evansville, IN

Tiffany’s Cabaret, San Antonio, TX

Vegas Strip, Battle Creek, MI


Club of the Year West

Crazy Horse III, Las Vegas

Dames and Games, Van Nuys, CA

Deja Vu Showgirls, Tacoma, WA

Diamond Cabaret, Denver

Fantasy World, Alburquerque, NM

Kit Kat Club, Portland, OR

Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club, San Francisco

Le Girls, Phoenix


Small Club of the Year West

Cheetahs, Hollywood

Condor Club, San Francisco

Deja Vu Showgirls, Colorado Springs, CO

Devil’s Point, Portland, OR

Pacer’s, San Diego

Sam’s Hofbrau, Los Angeles

Skin Cabaret, Scottsdale, AZ

Xplicit Showclub, Glendale, AZ


General Manager of the Year

Chris Ball, Rick’s Cabaret DFW, Ft. Worth, TX

Joe Bee, Monroe’s of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL

Frankie Fusco, Larry Flynt's Hustler Club, San Francisco

Sandra Haney, Double Visions, Horsham, PA

James Johnson, Spearmint Rhino, Las Vegas

Taylor Kessler, Christie’s Cabaret, Tempe, AZ

Chris Krontz, Deja Vu Showgirls, Stockton, CA

Brian Notarianni, Cadillac Lounge, Providence, RI

Byron Overton, Club Babes, Atlanta

Dave Peacock, Score’s Presents Platinum 84, Denver


DJ of the Year

Jimmy Boucher, Monroe’s of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL

Josh Fiore, Cadillac Lounge, Providence, RI

Ilan Fong, Kahoot’s, Columbus, OH

Steven Jaye, The Seville, Minneapolis, MN

Gabriel "Hot Tub" Mangold, Platinum Plus, Columbia, SC

Bobby Mac, Tootsie’s, N. Miami, FL

DJ Memphis, The Furnace, Birmingham, AL

Kira Mundhenk, Double Visions, Horsham, PA

Tristan Storm, Scarlett’s, Hallandale, FL

Kenny Sumners, Gold Club, Memphis, TN


Club Employee of the Year

Jennifer Cole, House Mom, Temptations, Beaumont, TX

Taryn Cording, VIP Manager, Monroe’s of Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, FL

Nicholas Dale, Floor Manager, Larry Flynt's Hustler Club, San Francisco

Gregory DeLaCruz, Floor Manger, Tiffany’s Cabaret, San Antonio, TX

Jeb Jarrell, Floor Manager, Deja Vu, Colorado Springs, CO

Kris Liv, House Mom, Cadillac Lounge, Providence, RI

Brian Martin, Bartender, Christie’s Cabaret, Tempe, AZ

Ryan Montgomery, Floor Manager, Michael’s Men’s Club, Lafayette, LA

Darla Osothsongkroh, VIP Hostess, Hustler Club, Las Vegas

Mike Wallace, Security, Pony Club, Huntsville, AL

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