Every Thursday 8pm-3am at Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Rd. Country dance nights. Free Line Dance Lessons 8-9pm + Open Dance 9pm-3am. Never a cover! Beginners welcome.
January 25 - February 2, 2020. The twisted tale of a depraved tyrant, his bewitching stepdaughter, and her unholy infatuation with John the Baptist. First transported from Mark’s Gospel to the world’s stage by Oscar Wilde, the opera Salome scandalized the music world into the 1930s, and continues to captivate with its sublimely rich musical tapestries.
January 30 - February 15, 2020, 8pm (3pm SUN). This fast-paced comedy asks: What is revolution? What does it mean to be at odds with the world? How do we fulfill our potential? And how the hell do we grow old together? A co-production between Out Front Theatre Company and Georgia State University.
January 31, 2020, 9pm-3am. Tired of standing looking pensive but warm, fierce but approachable, yet that mega crush still hasn't come over? You gotta go up and be all like- hey, wanna make out with me for a photo? you get a free shot, and they go um yes duh... The rest is drunk history. The party that asks Who's in my mouth!? Gogos: Christopher + Atlas.
February 1, 2020, 10pm-3am. Dudes, Daddies, Discreet, Don't Know...DILF is for ALL MEN! A special Jock/Underwear/Gear event, featuring superstar DJ Kitty Glitter (Sydney). Encouraged: Jocks, Harness, Gear, Leather. A night of hot music, hot men, hot fun and dancing in your jock. Clothes check available.
February 3, 2020, 6:30pm. Mid-19th century, Emily Dickinson writes prolifically, bakes gingerbread, and enjoys a passionate, lifelong romantic relationship with another woman, friend/ sister-in-law Susan…yes the iconic American poet, popularly thought to have been a recluse. Comic Molly Shannon leads in this humorous yet bold reappraisal of Dickinson, informed by private letters.
February 6, 2020, 9:30pm-2am at Sister Louisa's. Safe space in Athens for queer folks, allies, and entertainers under one roof for an amazing night of performance, drag, and one big ass dance party! Featuring this month: NICOLE PAIGE BROOKS, Mo’Dest Volgare, Cola Fizz, and Dotte Com (ATL). With DJ QUINCY.
February 7, 2020, 10pm-3am. Super pumped to return to The Deep South. Big Bubbas, Sweaty Dilfs, Cute Cub Cuddle Piles, The Sickest Beats, State of the art lighting + visuals, with the Hottest Bears, and Sexiest Men this side of the Rio Grande. All Are Welcome Just Bring The Thirst! Music by: Cakes (Tor) + Vicki Powell (Atl), Hot Gogo Bears All Night. Hosted By Kenny + Curtis. Dark Room.
February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2020. Give yourself over to absolute pleasure - every Friday at midnight - sliding on the Fishnets with Lips Down On Dixie, inc. for the cult midnight movie favorite of Translyvanian proportions. Next: Mar 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th..
February 8, 2020, 7-10pm. Atlanta Bucks Beer Bust and annual Bachelor Auction of Date Packages. Beer Bust $10. The Auction of Date Packages, presented by our Bachelors, will begin at 8pm. Note that the bidding is for the package and not the bachelor.
February 8, 2020, 10pm-3am. DJ Ben Bakson has been around the world headlining in Palms Springs, Barcelona, Mexico, Bangkok, Bogota and now Atlanta. An exclusive for Billy Banderas Productions/ Heretic. Local DJ Sean Michael will be igniting us from the start! Laser show by Skyworks Lighting. Huge LED wall. Exclusive graphics for BBP.
February 12, 2020, 7-10pm. Celebrate Valentine's Day with your besties at this one-night special screening of Baz Luhrmann's classic 2001 musical, starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor. The pre-show stars Atlanta drag starlets, hosted by Brigitte Bidet, Molly Rimswell, Iv Fischer and JayBella Banks! Following the pre-show, a quick costume contest before the film begins!
February 14, 2020, 10pm-3am. Dark dandies and dames get ready for a night of goth industrial dancing and romance at RITUAL! DJ Codec returns from Augusta to weave hypnotic mixes of your favorite goth industrial tracks along with DJ Ghost! Emily will return to sell her unique handmade jewelry. Tarot readings by resident reader, Angel Nguyen.
February 14, 2020, 10pm-2am. Mark yr calendars for this 18+ Queer Valentine's Dance Party by Southern Fried Queer Pride, celebrating queer love in all of it's forms: relationships, self-love, and community love! DJ sets by chel xi (PRISM) + Jsport (Club Morph). Performances by: Evangeline Laveau, JayBella Banks, La Reina, Paege Turner, SZN ALXNDR. Super queer, kitsch photobooth!
February 14, 2020, 11pm. Join the crew at Ten as they celebrate Valentine's Day with a lineup of hot gogo boys + adult film star guest, Dakota Payne of Next Door Studios. Also: Feb 16th, and Every Sunday, 4pm Sunday Funday featuring dancers and DJ Rob Reum.
February 15, 2020, 10pm-3am. See you on the dance floor! Established 2003 at The Eagle, London, HMD has evolved into a powerful force in queer + club culture, inspired by a diverse, counter-cultural history and vast musical collections of residents. With popper-scented sheer authenticity, rooted in hedonism, rhythm, freedom and emotion: James Hillard, Jim Stanton, Severino, Luke Howard.
February 17, 2020, 7pm. Based on the off-Broadway play, often lauded as one of the first major American film releases featuring gay characters. In 2018, the play was revived on Broadway and will soon be adapted for Netflix by Ryan Murphy. Featuring a post-film discussion with Jim Farmer from Out On Film. See synopsis at:
February 20, 2020, 11pm-2am. FEBRUARY! Cold outside, but the show upstairs is HOT HOT HOT! Come to AMEN to see your favorites JayBella Banks, Molly Rimswell, and TAYLOR ALXNDR host/ perform at Downtown's best drag show. Contestants: Christina Leòn, Debbie Malibu, Demi Valentine, Lisa Couchlocker, Mr Elle Aye and Pynk S. Dime.
February 20, 2020, 11pm. February’s theme is The YeeHaw Agenda! Dust off those cowboy boots, put on your ten gallon hat, lasso a friend and join us for a night of country bops and black excellence! Featuring: SZN ALXNDR, Tyra Rex, Dotte Com, Perka $exxx, Bella Trixx, Canzara SZN + host Miss He. Never a cover! Only at Mary’s!
February 22, 2020, 9pm-2am. Jujubee from RuPaul's Drag Race is joining us for a hilarious night of comedy queens! Featuring comedic drag performances from some of your favorite local performers. With: Brigitte Bidet, Phoenix, Iv Fischer, Miss He, Mo'Dest Volgare, Molly Rimswell, TJ Maxxx, SHI, Dynisty St. James + more! Sounds by AASHA.
February 22, 2020, 10pm-3am, at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Rd. Party for bears, cubs & friends - DJ MATT CONSOLA (SF). Harnesses, cock rings, jocks, leather, briefs, boots and beards. Next: Apr 17-19, Atlanta Bear Pride 2020. See FB
February 29, 2020, 10pm-2:30am, at The Caledonia Lounge, 256 W Clayton, Athens, GA. Get your wings and learn how to fly! Part drag show, part live music, plus dance party. Music by TAYLOR ALXNDR + Klypi. Drag Performances by Jade Nite, Lisa Couchlocker, Miss He, Molly Rimswell, and Mr Elle Aye. Dance party from midnight.
March 7, 2020, 3-5pm at Lassiter Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Rd, Marietta GA. This show will make you clap your hands and stomp your feet! AGMC pays tribute to the iconic “queens” of music: Cher, Elton John, Madonna, Whitney Houston and a special tribute to the well-loved group Queen, featuring special guests Yacht Rock Schooner!
March 11, 2020, 6:30-9:30pm. Featuring Grrrl Justice, "An experiemental narrative short by filmmaker Shontina Vernon, Grrrl Justice explores the rising rates of girls and queer youth of color in the juvenile justice system applying the lenses of gender and sexuality."
March 12 - March 28, 2020, 8pm (SUN 3pm). This poetic and funny re-imagining of the relationship between Achilles and Patroclus requires us to reexamine our assumptions about heroism and love. The journey of the two is a meditation on male intimacy, destiny, and how the constant shadow of war may warp us all. Next: Apr 30 - May 16, The Boys in the Band, by Mart Crowley.
March 18, 2020, 8pm. Last words, I hate straight people, of suicide Twinkie McBottoms lead the school counselor to team with the gay student body president, a sensitive football player, the Principal, and the audience, to organize a Diversity Day heterosexuals won't ever forget. But why are dead gay bodies popping up all over school? And who has ever heard of Laramie, WY?
April 3-5, 2020, annual 3 day weekend - most events at Atlanta Eagle. Past year: FRI 10pm Meet+Greet. SAT 1:15pm Judges/Contestants meet/ interviews + 5pm BBQ/Beer Bust. 8pm Contest + 10pm Victory Party. SUN 11:30am Leather Brunch at Roxx Tavern. See updates for 2020 at:
April 3, 2020, at Future Atlanta, 50 Lower Alabama St SW. Future Atlanta will finally open their door. FRI 10pm-7am Opening Night + SAT 10pm-7am. Next: Apr 11th, 10pm-3am Underground Circuit Saturday w/ DJ Abel; Apr 12th Xion w/ DJ Mohammad; Apr 18th Xion w/ Karlitos - Atlanta Bear Pride Weekend.
April 17-19, 2020. Bears/cubs/otters/chubs/chasers. Past year: Woofs Warm Up + Heretic Bear Invasion + Beer Bust + Bearracuda + Manifest4U + XION After; Blakes Bear Bites; Woofs Bears/Beers; BJ Roosters U-WEAR Party. FB
April 30 - May 16, 2020. In his Upper East Side apartment, Michael throws a birthday party for Harold, a self-avowed thirty-two-year-old, pockmarked, Jew fairy, complete with surprise gift: Cowboy, a street hustler. As the evening wears on - fueled by drugs and alcohol - bitter, unresolved resentments among guests come to light when a game of Truth goes terribly wrong.
June 12-15, 2020 - annual parties. Past year FRI at Heretic. SAT Main Event at Buckhead Theatre. SAT XION After Party at BJ Roosters. SUN at Ten Atlanta (outdoors) + at District; and late at XION. See FB
July 2-5 2020. Bear Run + Charity Event. Lazy days of sun & fun - pool parties, bar/events/socials, food, Mr. Atlanta Bear and Atlanta Cub Contests at The Atlanta Eagle, side trips, vendors. Past year host hotel: Courtyard Atlanta Executive Park. Wipe your paws, groom your fur; time to make plans for another fun-filled bear run on Independence Day weekend - see details.
August, 2020 at Eagle Atlanta. Annual SE LeatherSir, Leatherboy, Community Bootblack and SE Mr. Rubber contests. Vendors, cigar party, spanking & paddling, rope bondage demos, BBQ/Beer Bust, Puppy Mosh, entertainment, auctions, SEBB Pig Dance Saturday, and more. See current and past titleholders for Mr. Southeast Rubber and Mr. Hotlanta Rubber on their website.
August 15-16, 2020, 10am-5pm SAT+SUN, at Piedmont Park. Outdoor Midtown event presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces; all ages, races, customs and interests, featuring up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather/ metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters; artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, foods and beverages, and an Emerging Artists Pavilion.
Late September - early October, 2020, 11-day annual LGBT film series of screenings at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema. Celebrating LGBT Pride at the Movies since 1987. See their website for screening details and special events.
October, 2020. One of the largest Pride festivals in the nation w/ 300,000+ revelers from the SE and beyond. Events typically include: SUN Parade (noon Civic Center); Cultural Exhibit/ Interactive Art; Gaymers Space; Literary Block; Trans March; Dyke March; Dance Party; Womens Party; Pride Brunch; Sunday Funday Free Day Party. See updates at:
October, 2020, 4:30-6:30pm, Piedmont Park, 1320 Monroe Dr NE. Open to ALL women (trans-inclusive) of any race, culture, orientation, ability, health, socioeconomic level, family structure, faith, or age. Making/ bringing signs of support encouraged. Past year assembly was at the Charles Allen Gate (10th Street/ Charles Allen Drive) from 4:30pm with march stepping off at 5pm.