Thursday, May 5
ARQ – Burlesque in the Vortex at 2am with Minnie Cooper, Charisma Belle, Decoda Secret and special guest Vanity. DJs Kitty Glitter and Alex Taylor. Drag For Dollars drag comp from 11.30pm, hosted by special guest Penny Clifford.
BANK HOTEL – DJ Beth Yen, 8pm-late.
COLOMBIAN – DJ Jimmy Dee from 9pm-late.
HONKY TONK – Gay night @ Black Boater, Surry Hills. Decoda Secret and a rotating list of DJs each week.
IMPERIAL – Karaoke with Verushka Darling from 8.30pm. $50 cash first prize. Free entry. $3.50 house spirits, beer and wine 4pm-7pm.
IVY – Ivy Live, The Groove Academy feat. Sarah J. Hyland, 7–11pm.
KINGS PARK TAVERN – Trivia night with Portia Turbo from 7pm. Sunnyholt Rd, Blacktown.
KINGSTEAM – Sex-on-site venue. Towel-free night.
OXFORD HOTEL – Buzz. Free entry, DJs Ben Drayton and Richard Savvy, buzz cuts all night. Plus Space Cadet in the Underground Bar.
PALMS – 8pm-3am, with DJ FatCat from 10pm.
QUEEN VICTORIA HOTEL – Trivia from 7pm.
STONEWALL – ‘Boys Bar Up’ with DJs Scott Tanner, Eddie Coulter and David Smith.
SUPPER CLUB – Acca Daiquiris. Jazz quartet play rock covers.
TAXI CLUB – Karaoke with a Twist with Sandy B. From 10pm, free entry.
BARAKI BAR – N-JOY: after-work drinks feature cocktails and cool grooves, 5pm-late.
DT’S HOTEL – Open 4pm, happy hours 4-6pm, pool comp from 7.30pm.
HEAVEN’S DOOR – Drag Bingo from 9pm with Slash Darling and Anita Beer. Lots of prizes including meat trays.
HOOCHIE MAMA – @ Alia from 9pm. Free entry.
IQ – Queer indie pop trash from 9pm at A Bar Called Barry. $5 entry. Three dancefloors, three bars. Till 3am.
LAIRD – Loaded 5pm-1am. Free pool, free entry. Spit N Polish in the back bar, 10pm-late. Strict dress code applies.
LIBATION – Cocktail Lounge: $10 cocktails all night, happy hour 4-7pm. All welcome, open from 4pm.
THE PEEL – Express yourself with top 40 sounds. VJs Jonno and Stephen Luke. Free entry, doors 9pm.
PRISCILLA’S @ 153 – Forbidden: Destiny, sexy male dancers, special guests each week. DJ Milio. Doors open 9pm.
SAGI BAR – $10 ‘Old Skoll’ cocktails all night from 5pm.
SIRCUIT – One Hot Mess. Mixed night for boys and girls with discerning musical tastes. $2.50 ‘YAY-gars’, $4 schooners. Open 5pm-3am. Free entry.
VAUDA-VILE – Drag night at The Johnston, 70 Johnston St. Shows from Destiny Forbidden, Dee Dee Dazzler and Venus Envy. Free entry, free champagne 9-10pm.
XCHANGE – BoomBabs starring Barbra Quicksand. Three shows with guests.