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What’s on this weekend
Here’s what’s happening this weekend in a city near you. You can also get the low down on the hottest events on in your town from the Queen of Scene, Dolly Diamond, here. Or check out our What’s Hot section for more details on happening / coming up events here.
Friday 25 January
ARQ – Fomo foam party. $20 entry, open 9pm.
COLOMBIAN – DJs Chip, Neil Hume and shows by Maxi Shield.
CLOSET – Summer Camp comes to Sydney @ Goodgod Small Club from 10pm. MC Glammer, Brendan Maclean and more.
IMPERIAL – House of Drag.
KISS – Manly’s only gay night @ Sable (above Charlie Bar).
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Maynge-A-Size downstairs, New show Stargaysing: A Drag Odyessey upstairs. Free entry.
NEWTOWN HOTEL – Fresh Meat Fridays. Buy a drink and go in the draw to win! From 6pm.
OXFORD HOTEL – Furry Fridays with the Harbour City Bears.
PALMS – Daggy disco 8pm-3am with DJ FatCat.
STONEWALL – Les Salopes de la Mode show from 10:30pm.
DNM – G.A.Y. Drag shows, drink specials. Then Carnival from 9pm. Doors 4pm-late.
DT’S PUB – 4pm-late, free entry, BBQ buffet 7pm, DJ Dazz 9.30pm.
GH – C’est Chic from 7pm. Friday Night Project, then Boylesque. Free before 9.30pm.
LAIRD – Midsumma Mooning fundraiser from 8pm. Bar & beer garden open 5pm. Men only.
THE PEEL – 9pm-dawn, mainly men, free entry, DJs.
SIRCUIT – Men only, free pool, cruising area, DJ Jimmy. Open 5pm.
THE BEAT MEGACLUB – DJs all night and shows by Medea Monroe from 8pm.
Free entry before 10:30pm.
SPORTSMAN HOTEL – Balls Out Bingo from 8pm. Australia Day Eve with shows from 10:30pm. Superstar Karaoke downstairs from 8pm.
THE WICKHAM – Gay School w/ Ellie Minium, Vollie LaVont and Candy Surprise. 3 shows from 9.30pm.
ESCAPE – Working Class Fridays. DJs all night. Entry $15.
CONISON LANE – Zip Grrl Launch Party from 9pm. Entry $20.
Saturday 26 January
ARQ – DJs in the arena and vortex.
CASTROS – Wollongong. So You Think You Can Drag with Kitty Glitter. Cash prizes, $15 entry.
COLOMBIAN – DJs Jim Jam, Nick Polly & more across both bars.
GAZEBO – Peter Allen party at Elizabeth Bay venue for Australia Day.
IMPERIAL – House of Drag. Plus Woof Club.
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Controversy show upstairs, Temptation w/ Maxi Shield downstairs from 11pm.
OXFORD HOTEL – Saturday night special at Gingers (level 1).
PALMS – Disco Meltdown 8pm-3am, with DJ B from 10pm.
STONEWALL – Music and drag all night.
TONKA BAR – Darling, It Hurts! With Dallas Dellaforce, DJ Kitty Glitter and Jimmy Dee. 9pm-3am.
UP – Early-morning party @ Phoenix from 5am.
DNM – Bounce RnB. Open 4pm-late, DJs, drag shows, drink specials.
DT’S PUB – Show Night. 4pm-late, free entry, shows from 10.30pm.
GH – Australia Day Glitter Ball feat. DJs Alex Taylor and Mark Robbo. 9pm-3am.
LAIRD – Vic Bears pres. Bearaoke. Bar, beer garden open 5pm-late, men only, free entry.
THE PEEL – Candee Bar w/ Miss Candee, Rita and Sue Ridge. DJ Shawn King. Free entry.
POOF DOOF - 11pm-7am. DJs, gay party crowd.
SIRCUIT – System. 5pm–late. Men only, free pool, DJs, cruise area.
THE BEAT MEGACLUB – DJs all night and shows by Medea Monroe from 8pm. Free entry before 10.30pm.
SPORTSMAN HOTEL – Circus Circus. with Shasha Trajik-Mole, Vollie LaVont, Shaniqua T-Bone and Mandy Moobs, 3 shows from 10.30pm. Hellfire Convicts and Colonials night from 9pm. Entry $25 door/$20 pre pay.
THE WICKHAM – Out at the Wickham with DJs all night. MuMu Land 5 from 9pm. Entry $10
ESCAPE – Australia Day Party from 3pm. Entry $15 members/$20 non-members.
POST OFFICE HOTEL – Club Rok Inc’s Australia Day Beach Party from 8pm. Entry $7.
Sunday 27 January
ARQ – new Sunday show, Vixens. Open 9pm. Earlybird drink specials.
BERESFORD HOTEL – Happy Hour 5-8pm, DJs from 3pm downstairs and from 6pm upstairs. Free entry.
CHUNKY – 4th birthday bears party @ Oxford Art Factory.
COLOMBIAN – DJ Sandi Hotrod from 8pm.
EXTRA DIRTY – Australia Day edition at Midnight Shift Club. DJs Feisty, Baby Bear, Rob Gilbert.
IMPERIAL – Massive Showbags reunion drag show!
LOOSE ENDS – Phoenix Bar. Resident DJ Matt Vaughan & special guests. Free entry from 10pm-late.
LORD ROBERTS HOTEL – Bears on Sunday from 4pm. $12 jugs & HCB members cash draw.
MIDNIGHT SHIFT – Call Girls show, free entry.
MUMS IN – @ Kings Cross Hotel from 5pm. Dark comic cabaret unveils Sydney’s underworld.
NEWTOWN HOTEL – Let’s Have a Kiki Sunday arvo session.
OXFORD HOTEL – Meaty Sundays with Dick.
PRETTY SUNDAYS – in the Polo Lounge, Oxford Hotel.
STONEWALL – Polly’s Follies amateur drag night.
UP – Early-morning party @ Phoenix from 5am.
DNM – Ghetto Sunday. 4pm-late. DJs, drink specials all night. Drag shows 9pm.
DT’S PUB – Open 2pm. Spin & Win wheel, free pool, sausage sizzle, free entry.
GEDDES LANE - Beyond the Final Party. DJ Kam Shaffati plus more. From pm.
GH – Acoustic music from 2pm, DJs 7pm. Free entry.
LAIRD –Vic Bears pres. Underbear Party. Men only 4pm-late, Cock Lotto, BBQ at 6pm.
LOVE MACHINE – Gossip Sundays, 9pm-late, gay-friendly crowd.
ORDER OF MELBOURNE - Transitory IV Party. DJs and shows, 6pm-late.
RED BENNIES - Homoexotica Party from 7pm. Interstate DJ & drag shows. $55 on the door.
SIRCUIT – Sunday Funday: Mixed men and women, free entry, DJ from 9pm.
THE BEAT MEGACLUB – Sunday Funday from 5pm. Entry $10.
FLUFFY @ FAMILY – GLAM featuring Sneaky Sound System from 9pm. Entry $20 presale/$25 door.
SPORTSMAN HOTEL – Sunday Sessions w/ Wanda D’Parke from 6.30pm. Pool comp from 5:30pm.
THE WICKHAM – Sunday Squirt from 3pm.
ESCAPE – Foam Party w/ DJ Mike Evans from 3pm. Entry $20 members/$25 non members.
That’s what’s happening this weekend in a city near you. You can also get the low down on the hottest events on in your town from the Queen of Scene, Dolly Diamond, here. Or check the rest of our What’s Hot section for more details on happening / coming up events here.