Thank You for Another Great Year!

  I want to thank EVERYONE who came out to this year's Fetish Ball & Pre-Party.  It was an incredible
 night & an amazing weekend. I also want to thank the incredible team of top talent who come together
 year after year to make it all happen. It's an honor to host such a fantastic event, & I'm humbled by the
 talent, tenacity, & sheer dedication of all those involved. 
I should have pics posted soon.

 Until then
, we hope to see you again on November 29th for The 3rd Annual Black & White Ball.
 Please keep an eye on The Metro Underground for updates to this & other great happenings in the scene

 With Deep Thanks & Gratitude,
 Richard A.D.

Special thanks to my partners in crime:

Ultra Bar for providing such an incredible venue. No doubt, they are the star of the show, we just fill the space.

My deepest gratitude to Tyler & Mike for their tireless effort w/ the fashion show. As well as this year's amazing designers: Kali Morgan & Passional Boutique, Psydde Delicious of Delicious Boutique, Renee Massoomian, Anna Demeo, & Inner Sanctum. For their behind the scenes work: Josephine Love on Make-up & Darian on Hair (& their entire team).

DXS, Brendan & Ember for staffing & providing our playspace.
Slyx for the ever popular vac-bed.
Dark Electric & Violet Wanda for an amazing set up to raise electric play to a whole new level.
Dance Afire Production for their impressive presentation of the Human Candelabra.
Ed Ninja on fire-play.
Sir Angelo for Edge Play as well as his help w/ security.
Confidence Inspired for Shibari.
Tabu Social Club for the sybian (always a party favorite).

Big thanks to Atticant, our house mascot for the posters.
Big shout out to our DJ's: Cosmo, Adam, Mindcage, London, Nicholai, & Michelle.
As well as our awesome team of GoGo's: Ashlynn Mizfit, Rosalie, & the incredible team at Cosmos Crew.

Congrats to Serena for such a great performance.
And my deepest gratitude to our amazing models to made the show so spectacular: Amber Affeldt, Amanda Az, Anna LaFortune, Courtney Williams, Crystal Butterfly, Es / Esmeray, Fox E. Martin, Holly Rouge/Jessica, Ivory Mistress Jae, Kristina, Little Phoenix / Mary, Luna Duran, Lydia Supremacy, Mary Celeste, Miss Jou, Mistress Odious, Ms Seven, Robin Tucker, Bea McCaw, Danica Jade, Frances Lyon Little, Robyn Midkiff, Tiffany Beth, Vicktor Howell, & Ryan Brun.
Pics will be posted w/ our awesome photographers (thank you guys for covering the event!): DreamCatcher Studio, Gus Troll, Side Show Bob, Emmett Simmons Photography, Patrick Putziger, War01, Reggie Bell, & others soon to be posted.

I also want to thank EVERYONE who helped get the word out. I'm honored by such support.


Richard A.D. & The Metro Underground Present...

~ The DC Fetish Ball & DC Fetish Weekend ~

October 10th-12th (Columbus Day Weekend):  The DC Fetish Weekend brings together some of the scene's very best DJ's, Models, Fashion, & Nationally Recognized Talent - all accented w/ an incredible play space in some of the city's most lavish venues. So please join us for a time of unforgettable beauty, intrigue, & sheer possibility.  Indeed, The DC Fetish Ball brings a level of twisted delight worthy of the Nation's Capitol!   THIS is a night you won't want to miss!
  • Doors open at 9pm. Must be 18+ to enter / 21+ to drink.  Dinner Seating for Friday begins at 6:30pm.
  • The DC Fetish Ball is an annual fundraiser to benefit The Metro Underground.
  • Attire is Fetish Fabulous, Leather, Latex, PVC, Corsets, Rave, Steampunk, Black Tie, or Exotic/Erotic. Expect an evening of decadence, elegance, & extravagance, so dress to impress! If you're not on the list or pre-registered then our dress code will be STRICTLY ENFORCED. Absolutely NO Jeans, Jerseys, or T-shirts.

 Friday (10/10): Exotic-Erotic Pre-Party.

  • Hosted at Mad MoMo's (3605 14th St. NW DC): offering an intimate evening with beautiful atmosphere, we've arranged a great night to kick off the weekend in style. Please Note: this event IS a full blown play party. And although it looks like we should have some tickets at the door, pre-sale tickets guarantee entry.  Please see below for details. Dinner seating begins at 6:30pm. Main party begins at 9pm.

 Saturday (10/11):  Afternoon Vending w/ LF&P.

  • In coordination w/ the Crucible's LF&P, The Metro will help facilitate
    afternoon vending with many of the region's top craftsmen & retailers.
  • But save your energy!

 Sunday (10/12): Richard A.D. & the Metro Underground present The DC Fetish Ball.

  • The weekend culminates in the opulence & elegance of the DC Fetish Ball.  Hosted at the beautiful & spacious Ultra Bar (911 F St. NW DC): offering 3 full floors of exotic possibility...

DC's Most Scandalous Affair!
~ At Ultra Bar ~

  Offering 3 Full Levels of Exotic Possibility

 Event Page on Facebook.         Event Page on Fetlife

Get the updates! Join the Facebook Group for DC Fetish Weekend.


- Teaser from 2013 -
(Please Ignore the Date Posted at the end - this year's ball will take place on Sun. Oct. 12th)

Main Ballroom (Club Level
  Featured Entertainment, Top DJ's, Dancing, Human Candelabra, & Go Go's…
  • Join us on the Main Stage for the exciting & beautiful performance of Serena Christine.
  • Fetish Fashion Show by Inner Sanctum, Passional, Psydde Delicious, Renee Masamoonian, & AnNa DeMeo.
  • Featured DJ's:  Mighty Mike Saga (Electro/Industrial), Mindcage (EBM/Electro),Dirty-B (Power-Noise), & more.
  • GoGo & Pre-show performances run throughout the night (by the Cosmos Crew).
  • Special presentation of the Human Candelabra by Dance Afire Productions.

Mezzanine (to the back of the club): overlooking the Main Ballroom.
  • Mezzanine Lounge w/ Bottle Service overlooking the main club, stage, & dance floor.


Lifestyle Lounge (Second Level):  Social Play Space & Main Dungeon ...
  • Move upstairs to our well equipped play-space for a sense of absolute possibility & decadent desire. 
  • Dungeon hosted by D~X~S Rapture w/ Hitachi Vac-Bed by SLYX.
  • Featuring Mistress Tyler, Tarantula Doll, Apex Primal, Anna LaFortune, Brendan Lear & Madam Ember.
  • Special presentation of midnight body shots by Richard A.D. & The Metro Underground.
  • Special scene play & 2-girl bodywork throughout the night.
  • Offering social play space & dancing w/ music by featured DJ's.


Circus Maximus (Third Level): Club Atmosphere w/ Fun Toys
  • Special Play Space offering Demo's, Electric Play, Edge Play, Full Body Suspension, Sybian, & more.
  • Violet Wand by Dark Electric.  Shibari/Rope by Confidence Inspired.  Edge Play by Sir Angelo.
  • Sybian provided by Tabu Social Club.  Staffed by Club Fantasies.
  • DJ's Cosmo & Adam G. will keep the dance floor jamming all night long! 


Friday's Erotic-Exotic Pre-Party
~ Hosted at Mad MoMo's ~

Mad MoMo's (3605 14th St. NW DC): As major supporter of the scene, Mad MoMo's offers a multi-level venue with intimate atmosphere, & elegance at every turn. It's a smaller venue but a great spot for Friday's Play Party. The Club offers 2 levels...

  • Main Level provides DJ's, Dancing, Special Fashion Show Pre-view, plus a Full Bar & Kitchen.
  • Second Level provides an intimate Play Space w/ Kink-Friendly Environment. Demo's will run throughout the night.
  • Outside deck offers a great place to relax, mix, mingle, & grab a bite.
  • Dinner Seating runs from 6:30-9pm. Play Party runs from 9pm-3am. Kitchen will run late.

We've put together a great night to w/ featured performances, demo's, fire play, sybian, & a high level of play.  Featured DJ's will keep the energy high & dance floor humming. It's a great way to kick off the weekend in style!  

  • Fire Performance by members of Dance AFire.  Music by DJ's Cosmo & Adam Geiger
  • Dungeon playspace equipped by The Crucible.    Sybian provided by Tabu Social Club
  • As always, Midnight Body Shots will be provided by Richard A.D. & The Metro Underground.

Please note: due to size restrictions this night WILL Sell Out! Be sure to reserve your tickets now!

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