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Every Sunday, 10pm-3am at RE-BAR, 1114 Howell St. The longest running House music Weekly on the West Coast - Featuring Brian Lyons, Wesley Holmes, Xan Lucero, Karl Kamakahi and guests! 21+- $10
Tuesdays 8-11pm at the world famous Unicorn/Narwhal. A circus-themed world full of games, booze and Drag Queens! Fun Games, Audience participation and PRIZES! Mimosas Cabaret 1-4pm Saturdays + Sundays weekly Drag Brunch $24.95 with LIVE singing and LIVE music; $12 all you can eat Mama Buffet 1-3:30pm.
February 29, 2020, 9pm-2am at The Cuff on the Hill. The First Seattle Party of 2020 with100s of sexy men + DJs Matt Consola + Freddy King of Pants + HOT Go-Gos.
March 1, 2020, 8-10:30pm at Substation, 645 NW 45th St. BUTT CLUB, BUTT CLUB, Morgue Anne, and Smokey Brown as they join forces to raise money for The Duwamish Tribe in this series of monthly events designed to commit evil acts such as these.
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2020, 8-11pm. Circus-themed world of games, booze and Drag Queens! Different audience participation games each week/ bi-weekly rotation. Tuesday Drag Queen Bingo! First and 3rd Tuesdays hosted by the Ravishing Ruby Bouché + the hilarious Abbey Roads; 2nd and 4th Tuesdays hosted by the Incomparable Tipsy Rose Lee and the Glamazon Goddess Isabella Extynn!
March 5-26, 2020, 9pm-2am, every Thursday. Party with Sativa of the Chaos Angels and the rest of the VIBES cast at Seattle's only 18+ drag show. The cutting edge of Seattle drag w/ the opportunity for ALL performers to take the stage - making their debuts, experimenting with new ideas - with DJ Ben Traxx spinning Top 40 hits!
March 6, 2020, 8pm-2am. Locker Room Shenanigans/Jello Shots & bar brawl. ESCA’s Team SASSQUATCH will be on hand selling Jello shots... All proceeds will benefit the team. Come out and support the boys and dance the night away with the music of DJ Morgan J. Cage GO-GOs provided By Team SASSQUATCH.
March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2020, 9-11pm. A brand new sex-positive, kink-friendly, ravishing and erotic drag show. MX stars: Betty Wetter, Kung Pow Meow, Bosco, and Karmen Korbel and Kaleena Markos! Sunset Fried Chicken’s southern comfort eats during the show. After the show, dance yourself dirty. Every Friday, through Aug 14, 2020.
March 7, 2020, 8-11pm. British humor, month music and things Brit! Gurls and bois bring a special twist to a show w/ newbies, crazy live performances, and fun + fresh-served bacon by meaty men. Featuring: Honey Bucket, Sylvia O’Stayformore, James Darling, Kerry Niesen, One Juan Monroy, Jared Mills, Londyn Bradshaw, and Louvel Drag. Meat Man Bolt. DJ Tony Burns.
March 7, 2020, 9pm-2am. COME OUT, GET YOUR DRINK, CRUISE, PLAY, DANCE AND BOOTY DOWN. LET'S GET STRIPPED TO THE ESSENTIALS for some shenanigans at the Dirty Bird - with DJ Dana Dub on the decks + hot sexy go-go dancer in the cage. BALLS TO THE WALL DIRTY FUN! Clothes check provided.
March 11, 2020, 7-10pm at Raygun Lounge, 501 E Pine St. First Up: the very first Batman movie. Not the Michael Keaton one, the SERIAL from 1943! Yeah, the middle of WW2! And Next: What if I told you that there was a movie that was basically Voltron vs. Godzilla? The mecha pilots are animated, and the monsters they fight are rubbersuit puppets on a miniature set. See it!
March 11, 2020, 8-11pm. A grab-bag of a show: see acts come to life for the first, 6th, or 100th time in low-pressure, open-stage format welcoming newbies and pros alike. Want to test out or refine an act idea? BRING IT. An act you kind of miss doing? BRING IT. Need stage time, for experience, for practice, or just for fun? BRING IT. An inexpensive chill night out w/ queers and art.
March 13-22, 2020, 7:30pm (Mar 14, 2pm; Mar 22, 1pm). A large-scale ensemble work inspired by artist Marc Chagall. The double bill returns David Dawson’s (A Million Kisses to my Skin) powerfully athletic Empire Noir, set against a massive, curving sculpture.
March 13, 2020, 9:30pm-12:30am. Don't have sex or do drugs. Don't swim in the lake! Camp-y Camp Counselors of Burlesque spooktacular at the Rendezvous celebrates the scary + the sexy. Performers: Irish Lashez, Fennica Foxx, Annie Position, Lady Dolore, Smokey Brown the Slutty Clown, Kat Van Dayum. Host: Seattle Burlesque Super Villainess/ Elected Gothic Royalty, Morgue Anne.
March 13, 2020, 10pm-2am. Bootie Mashup is throwing it back, playing all your retro favorites – mashed-up of course! Its fun, danceable song combinations are the soundtrack for the A.D.D. generation. DJs FREDDY, KING OF PANTS + SKIDDLE.
March 14, 2020, at Magnuson Park Rugby Pitch: 1pm Quake A vs Budd Bay + 2:30pm Quake B vs Salem. March 28th, at Magnuson Park Rugby Pitch: 1pm Quake B vs Budd Bay. Come watch Quake. Post game social bar TBA.
March 14, 2020, 7-10pm. Second Saturdays Party with drag performances. Featured EnterTainer + Guest Performers. Hosted by: Cucci Binaca.
March 14, 2020, 9pm-2am. A night of seminal horseplay, deep beats/hard techno, featuring DJ ROBBIE NIELSEN playing HOUSE MUSIC TRIBAL BEATS; and go-go dancer in the cage. No Holes Bared. Clothes check provided.
March 14, 2020, 9pm-2am. Davis Galvin Seattle debut! RA: "If you're into newer strains of American dance music, chances are you've heard the name Davis Galvin. The Pittsburgh producer embodies an exciting musical style currently coming out of the Midwest, a sound that blends American house and techno with influences from garage and modern UK bass music."
March 14-15, 2020. MONTHLY QTPoC CABARET. Multi-genre performance art, severe fashion, house heavy beats. Artist performances, hip-hop + house music + performance. SAT 11pm Act ONE: CarLarans + Featured Artist. SUN 12am Act TWO: CarLarans + Featured Artist. 1am ACT THREE: LuChi + Featured Artist + Curtain Call.
March 16, 2020, 7-10pm at The Knife Room, 103 South Main St. Once a month, every month. Hosted by the marvelously Queer AF Cassi Q Kohl! In March featuring the beautiful power couple CHARLES SIMMONS + JIMMY SHIELDS.
March 20-21, 2020, FRI 8pm; SAT 2pm. What would you do for love? Would you cross oceans and boundaries, leave behind your past for a future of freedom and possibility? Inspiring musical stories of escape and hope are joined by pop songs made famous by LGBTQ artists from across the globe including Freddie Mercury, Ricky Martin and k.d. lang.
March 21, 2020, 6-10pm at Neighbours. Dance Party rush of fun/ friendly energy! Diverse mix of fun-loving women of all stripes - an entire community of women, lesbians, trans individuals, and queers come together in joy/ love/ solidarity with top 40, EDM, trip hop, hip hop + more each month. DJ Wild Fire. Cis gender males/ biological men not allowed. Next: Apr 18; May 16; June 27.
March 26, 2020, 9pm-2am. VIBES - the cutting edge of Seattle drag - the only show with the opportunity for all performers to take the stage w/ special monthly night to showcase all the Seattle talent: The CAN YOU VIBE? Competition! Sativa and Irene host every 4th Thursday/ month as any and all drag entertainers/ artists are invited to showcase their talents/ compete for a $100 prize!
March 27, 2020, 10pm-2am. Let's get together on the dance floor, put aside our differences and go on a euphoric, hypnotic techno trip. Featuring Father of Two (In Training, Pittsburgh), 'nohup' (Bobby Azarbayejani), and DJ Later.
May 7-10, 2020. Three Dollar Bill Cinema's Translations Film Festival - a groundbreaking film festival of four days that provides the Pacific Northwest with a venue for films by, for, and about transgender people and the issues facing the transgender community.
May 14 - June 7, 2020, the largest film festival in the USA, at SIFF Film Center, SIFF Cinema Uptown, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, the MOHAI, Neptune Theatre, and AMC Pacific Place. Typically more than 400 films - this past year from 80 countries over 25 days. Passes and ticket packages on sale starting October. See website for 2020 program details as announced:
May 24, 2020, 10pm-4am at Eden Seattle, 1950 1st Ave S. Memorial Day Weekend will be a hit. Back to Back parties. Sunday Night DJ Messly will open for Brett Oosterhaus. How corrupted are you? Wear your sexiest gear and bring your friends along for a long fun night of great music.
June 20-21, 2020, annual Summer Solstice weekend events. Eclectic celebrations in the self-proclaimed “center of the universe.” Craft & art booths, street performers, bands, main stage entertainment, beer garden, wacky-decorated cars, free-spirited Saturday noon Solstice Parade.
Late June, 2020. A weekend of fun, togetherness and debauchery celebrating the beautiful scenery, communities and vibrant cultures of Seattle. Events include block parties, boat cruises, endless raves, drag, brunch, Backdoor revelry and more - celebrating local and foreign talent in music, visual arts, drag and more. See WED-SUN events listings at:
Late June, 2020 (TBC), SAT 10am-10pm, on six blocks along Broadway, with food, vendors and entertainment on the Main Stage; Doggie Drag Contest; live local music, food from over 150 booths of restaurants. Open to everyone, LGBT, straight and anyone/ any background.
Late June, 2020, Seattle Pride Parade kicks off Sunday at 11am along 4th Ave in downtown - ending at 2nd Ave and Denny Way near Seattle Center. Rain or Shine event. See the website for past years photos and more about this year's celebrations.
September 4-6, 2020 (TBC). Annual Labor Day events at the Seattle Center - Seattle's big music and arts festival takes place at Seattle Center with includes live music, comedy, theatre, film, visual arts, and dance performances. Associated concerts all summer long. See the full schedule at their website:
Early October, 2020. The largest such event in the PNW, showcasing the latest + greatest in queer film; major releases to emerging talent. Ten days with OPENING NIGHT GALA, DOCUMENTARY CENTERPIECE, NARRATIVE CENTERPIECE, and CLOSING NIGHT GALA. For full details see:
Mid-February, 2021 (TBC) at Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill + Wing Luke Museum. Typically with 75 films in the 4-day program, including the best in recent independent cinema by and about Asian Americans - screening independent films that reflect the diversity and richness of the city’s Asian American community. Many films accompanied by panel discussions and director Q&A.