Jade Starr and her band Dreadcircus will be pumping the tunes at Bar Me in Kings Cross on Friday 20 July. Support acts are lesbian group She Is and singer Stefanie L. Dinner and show are $30, or $15 for show only. Doors open at 7pm. For details visit www.dreadcircus.com.
Mr Mary’s is Sydney’s best excuse for a night out. Wednesday is tango dancing and pool competitions. Thursday is Penny Tration with speed dating, trivia and bingo. Friday is Kweereoke with Maxi Shield. Saturdays are shaped around surprise acts from Justin Bear and Hugh Monroe and on Sundays there are members’ barrel draws with retro DJs. For details visit www.mrmarys.com.
It’s all prizes at the Newtown Hotel. Every Tuesday from 8pm, pinball competitions are held. Sign up for a chance to win a pinball machine worth $3,500. Every Thursday from 9:30 pm, Vanessa Wagner holds the world famous amateur unisex strip act competition. First prize is $1,000. DJs Ben Drayton, Seymour Butz and Gemma play every Thursday.
Soul band Johnny G and the E Types are taking their Memphis Soul Revue to Will and Toby’s on Saturday 21 July. The show will feature the great sounds of New Orleans, Detroit and even Kingston, Jamaica. Tickets are $20 plus booking fee and doors open at 8pm. Bookings through Moshtix.
The I Can See Queerly Now film festival is calling out to all queer youth aged 26 and under to make a film. This year’s theme is Love. All applicants must be Australian residents and have a great queer story to tell. Applications close on Friday 27 July. Further details and applications forms are available on www.mrc.org.au and www.feast.org.au.