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STARR Masters 2001-2002 Duke of Denver WINNER!!!

What is the Duke of Denver?

The Duke of Denver competition is a yearly Drag King competition held at 60 SOUTH. The participants compete for an in house title known as the "Duke of Denver". The Duke is a liason for 60 SOUTH and the many charitable organization that The KINGZ and 60 SOUTH hold benefits for over the course of a year. It is the winners responsibility to organize and produce three benefits a year for organizations of their choice. They also perform around Colorado at other benefits held by local GLBT organizations.

STARR MASTERS crowned DUKE of DENVER 2001-2002
STARR MASTERS is Denver's original Drag King, there may have been others bending their genders on stage since vaudville days but STARR MASTERS is Denver's original.  Starting out performing in a denver coffee house and first spied performing on BJ's Carousel stage by KINGS manager Beth V.  STARR was quickly reqcruited to be a part of Denvers burgeoning drag king scene.  One of the first and one of the best STARR's endless willingness to perform and fundraiser at charity events has made her an easy pick as winner of this year's Duke of Denver event.

VALENTINO Duke of Denver 2000-2001
Valentino is fairly new to the king scene, but a very welcome addition to the KINGZ family. Valentino began performing at the Wednesday night weekly 60 SOUTH KINGZ shows in July 2000, he quickly won the hearts of the audience, The KINGZ and the owners of 60 SOUTH, with his fabulous attitude and his dedication to presenting flawless performances. He impressed the judges at this years DUKE OF DENVER competition and brought in a huge crowd of followers to cheer him on. 60 SOUTH is proud to have Valentino representing the title this year. You can find out more about Valentino at:

Leigh Crow a.k.a. Elvis Herselvis with Joie
Leigh opened the Duke of Denver 2000 competition held at 60 SOUTH with a captivating performance. 60 SOUTH flew Leigh in all the way from San Francisco for the show. Leigh Crow is a San Francisco based theater actress. Catch Leigh in the Rock 'n' Roll drag show, "Catch and Roll"...or performing with her bands The Whoa Nellies and Flat Cracker. For booking info call (415)621-1785 or e-mail: leighcrow@hotmail.com. We loved Leigh here in Denver and cannot wait to work with her again.