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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 On section for more details on happening / coming up events here.
Friday 1 February
ARQ – Free entry, open 9pm.
COLOMBIAN – DJs Chip, Neil Hume and shows by Maxi Shield.
FEELINGS FRIDAY – @ Ginger’s Bar (Level 1, Oxford Hotel). DJ’s Matt Vaughan, Stephen Allkins and Smithers. Free entry, 8pm-2am
IMPERIAL – House of Drag.
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 – Cock Pen from 9pm. Bar, beer garden open 5pm. Men only, free entry.
THE PEEL – 9pm-dawn, mainly men, free entry, DJs.
SIRCUIT – Men only, free pool, cruising area, DJ Jimmy. Open 5pm.
THIRD FLOOR – Closet Party, alternative crowd, 10pm-5am.
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. Fierce Fridays with Sasha Trajik-Mole 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.
PRECIOUS – Fluro party featuring Kitty Glitter from 9pm. Entry $15/$10 before 10pm.
Saturday 2 February
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.
IMPERIAL – Supreme! The Dreamgirls story. New show premiere at 10 and 11pm.
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 – Open 6pm-3am, free entry before 9.30pm. Velvet live piano at 8pm, The Classics from 11pm.
LAIRD – Saturday Beat. 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.
WET ON WELLINGTON – Manhunt Pool Party, 12-8pm. DJs Adam Love, Dan Casa, Alex Taylor.
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. BootCo. pub night from 8pm. Entry $5 members/$10 non-members.
THE WICKHAM – Out at the Wickham with DJs all night. MuMu Land 5 from 9pm. Entry $10
ESCAPE – DJs from 9pm. Entry $15 members/$20 non-members.
SOUTHPORT BOWLS CLUB – Rainbow Lips Queens of the Stage from 7pm. Entry $10.
Sunday 3 February
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.
COLOMBIAN – DJ Sandi Hotrod from 8pm.
LOOSE ENDS – Phoenix Bar. Resident DJ Matt Vaughan & special guests each week. 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 about 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.
GH – Acoustic music from 2pm, DJs 7pm. Free entry.
LAIRD – Bear Grill. Men only 4pm-late, Cock Lotto, BBQ at 6pm.
LOVE MACHINE – Gossip Sundays, 9pm-late, gay-friendly crowd.
SIRCUIT – Sunday Funday: Mixed men and women, free entry, DJ from 9pm.
THE BEAT MEGACLUB – Sunday Funday from 5pm. Entry $10.
FLUFFY @ FAMILY – DJs from 9pm. Entry $15/$10 before 10pm.
SPORTSMAN HOTEL – Sunday Sessions w/ Wanda D’Parke from 6.30pm. Pool comp from 5:30pm.
THE WICKHAM – Sunday Squirt from 3pm.
ESCAPE – DJs from 9pm. Entry $20 members/$25 non members.