Heels of Hell Flew Into Dublin Last Night And It Was Everything And More

Iconic drag legends blessed Dublin for a night of epic performances to ring in Halloween.

Latrice Royale at Heels of Hell
Image: Instagram: @vikviks86

Dublin drag legend Victoria Secret truly pulled the pageant and delivered an epic night of spooky, sickening drag for the final leg of the Heels of Hell tour. Over 1,500 RuPaul’s Drag Race superfans piled into Vicar St. for a night of performances by drag queen legends. The line-up boasted Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, Willam, Aja, Latrice Royale, Ivy Winters, Morgan McMichaels, Mayhem Miller, and the queen of Halloween herself Sharon Needles.

Drag artists from outside the series were also well represented at Heels of Hell as Pixie Woo, Regina George, Paul Ryder and Hunting Gingers joined their sister Victoria for a fierce opening act, and the viral sensation Florida Man performed his now iconic Voldemort lip-sync.

Sharon Needles, dressed as the frightening mother figure from Coraline, performed a selection of her own music, and even dedicated a number – ‘Dead Girls Never Say No’ – to the Irish people who voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

Alaska took the stage next and orchestrated a 1,500 strong “Hiiiiiiiieeee” from the crowd while donning her best Elphaba look. The self-proclaimed Queen of the Snakes performed a Wizard of Oz and Wicked mashup and later, came out in and sang “Sweet Transvestite” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Alaska at Heels of Hell

All-Stars 3 legend Aja premiered her brand new track, “Demons, Witches and Bitches” in a stunningly opulent mermaid look, and she brought the house down with her bars.

Season 5’s Miss Congeniality proved her prowess as a circus performer when she came out in stilts and enormous butterfly wings to Little Mix’s pop anthem “Wings”.

Ivy at Heels of Hell

After Jinkx Monsoon had to pull out of the Dublin shows due to filming commitments, Victoria Secret managed to nab not one, but two WeHo queens and Mayhem Miller and Morgan McMichaels did not disappoint.

Mayhem at Heels of Hell

Queen of the party Mayhem Miller had everyone on their feet with a high energy Basement Jaxx number, while Morgan McMichaels cos-played as Labyrinth’s Goblin King and soon had everyone dancing to “Dance Magic Dance”.      

Morgan McMichaels at Heels of Hell

Fresh off the success of A Star is Born, Willam had the crowd in hysterics with her Britney Spears parody number “Derrick”, and later, a more sombre performance of “Shallow”.

Willam at Heels of Hell

It was Latrice Royale who truly brought the house down as she earned herself a standing ovation after she truly made us eat it. After a round of deafening “Olé”s, Latrice promised to come back to Dublin to perform for us soon.

Perhaps the biggest success of Heels of Hell was the donation of a massive cheque to Mermaids UK. The tour’s crew have been selling signed posters throughout its run, and a grand total of £5,176 was raised for Mermaids, who work directly with trans youth in the UK.                              

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