The Moorebank Sports Club at Hammondville will hold its Diamonds and Pearls GLBT dance this Saturday 30 June. There will be drag shows by Miss Celeste, Melicious D’Amage, Natasha Knowles, Ophelia Shaft and Candy Cumbum. Hosted by Ian and DJ Ron, entry is $10 and the dance floor is open 8pm-2am.
For an alternative night on Oxford Street, Phoenix Bar will host its One Night Stand get together on Saturday 30 June. DJs include Melbourne-based Vinyl Ritchie, Seymour Butz and Matt Vaughan. Cover charge is $10 and doors open at 10pm. Loose Ends will be held on Sunday 1 July with special guest DJ Stereogamous. Entry is $5 with a 10pm start.
Get your leather shining because ATLAS is presenting Fags Out at Manacle on Sunday 1 July. This one-off show is all about the last day of smoking in pubs. It opens at 8pm with the popular Mark Alsop as the night’s DJ and entry is free. Details: www.manacle.com.au
Hed Kandi is heading to Slide Bar on Sunday 1 July. The London dance label features Marie, who is resident DJ at the British nightclub Trade@Turnmills. Meanwhile, mezzo-soprano Marienne Shepherd will be singing a vast range of songs on Thursday 5 July from 7pm. Details: www.slide.com.au.
Breathtaking singer Julia Mignes will be preforming at the Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall on Friday 27 July. The fast-selling tickets are $55 – $99 a piece. This soprano will be singing a collection of well-known songs. Bookings: 9250 7777 or sydneyoperahouse.com.