Festively Gay Things To Do: February 5 - 11, 2018

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Mardi Gras is here: eat, drink and be Mary!  Come out and celebrate all the festively gay things to do this week.


Monday, February 5, 2018 




S.I.N. Night: The Corner Pocket; 940 St. Louis Street; Starting at 9 p.m.

Come drink with Ashlee.  Get your SIN card and receive $2.50 canned beer or well drinks and $1.50 draft. 







Margarita Mondays: Grand Pre’s; 834 N. Rampart St.; 7 p.m.

From 7 p.m. till close enjoy margarita specials with your bartender Michael




Tuesday, February 6, 2018



Country Dance Lessons: GrandPre’s; 834 N. Rampart Street; 8 p.m. 

Tuesdays are Country Dance lessons with dancing from 8 – 11 p.m. 



Bourbon Boylesque: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 8:00 p.m.

See the men of Oz like you have never seen them before.  The show stars Atomyc Adonis, Bobby B, Franky, Phathoms Deep and other special guests.  Hosted by Trixie Minx.




Tacos, Tequila and Tiaras: Buffa’s Bar and Restaurant; 1001 Esplanade Avenue; 8 p.m.  

Tacos, Tequila, and Tiaras is a one of New Orleans’ only family friendly drag shows! Join hostess Vanessa Carr Kennedy every Tuesday, have a taco or two, and learn a little bit about the art of drag.



Sugar and Spice: Always Lounge; 2240 St. Claude Avenue, 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Attention all club goers, drag enthusiasts, and the people who enable them. Cycle 6 of the New Orleans Drag Workshop presents Sugar & Spice.  There will be pulse pounding, earth shattering, side splitting drag numbers that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and bring some much needed spice into your life.  The All-Star lineup includes Chrysalis, Kamra , Fabigail Tchoupitoulas, Ladybeast, The Faun, Napoleon Complex and Gayle King Kong (Hostess).  Doors @ 8 p.m.; Show @ 9 p.m.; $5 cover at the door.





Wednesday, February 7, 2018




WednesGays at LPK Uptown: Louisiana Pizza Kitchen; 615 South Carrolton Ave.; 5 p.m.

Join us every Wednesday to celebrate diversity. See old friends or make some new ones and find out what’s happening in the Nola community. All this while enjoying 1/2 price drinks from the bar. Invite your friends.


Back2Back with Vinsantos and Kitten on the Keys: Allways Lounge; 2240 St. Claude Avenue;7:30 p.m.

Vinsantos and Kitten on the Keys have been making music together and separately since they were children. Join them for an evening of songs and stories and some laughs. Doors for this event are at 7:30 and the show starts at 8pm. It’s a $5 cover.



NOAGE Movie Night – Freakshow: Chalmette Movies; 8700 Judge Perez; 7:30 p.m. 

The New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders host a free movie night.  Admission is free, but RSVP via Eventbrite is required.  Freakshow follows the story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.  Tickets are at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-night-freak-show-at-chalmette-movies-tickets-42593008836?aff=efbeventtix 




You Better Sing Karaoke; Lafitte’s in Exile; 901 Bourbon Street; 7 p.m. 

Join DJ Kory and DJ Derek as they  play Karaoke at Lafittes in Exile. Behind the bar slinging your drinks for you are Jeremy, Ryan, and Tim.







Oz Show Night: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 10:30 p.m. 

This popular drag show is hosted by Persana Shoulders and features Nicole Lynn Foxx, Lisa Beaumann, Connie Hung, Anastascia Davenport; Chichi Rodriguez and Dominique DeLorean. 



Game Night: GrandPre’s; 834 N. Rampart Street; 7 p.m. 

Wednesdays are Game night with Honey Bee at 7 p.m. with free jello shots and Bar Tabs.


Coven:Santos Bar; 1135 Decatur Street; 9 p.m.

Nothing says Mardi Gras quite like a bunch of drag queens being all creepy and stuff!  Get here early and score some EXTRA EXCLUSIVE and LIMITED EDITION Mardi Gras COVEN talisman swag before they’re gone!  COVEN is a New Orleans drag show like no other!  Witches! Vampires! Voodoo! Ghosts! All the dark, creepy, saucy (and silly) vibes that make this town the town we love!  Featuring performances from our core cast members: APOSTROPHE, FRANKY, TARAH CARDS, VISQUEEN with Haus DJ VINSANTOS.  9 PM — $10 admission — 21+


Thursday, February 8, 2018

Honey Bee Trivia: GrandPre’s; 834 N. Rampart St.; 7 p.m. 

Thursday is Honey Bee Trivia at 7 p.m.  Four rounds with jello shots to the winner of each round and a Bar Tab to top person/team of the night.





Girl | Crush: Oz New Orleans; 800 Bourbon Street; 9 p.m.

Girl | Crush is bringing you a weekly event for girls who like girls, and their friends!  This flavor of CRUSH entitled DTF is exclusive to New Orleans’ #1 Dance Club, Oz and happens every Thursday night.






The Jeff D Comedy Cabaret; Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 10 p.m.

The Comedy Cabaret stars Jeff D. featuring Gia Giavanni. Enjoy hilarious comedians, amazing talent and the Ladies of Oz.






Nola’s Got Talent Cycle 3: Four Seasons; 3229 N. Causeway Blvd.; 9:30 p.m. 

Cycle 3 Episode 6 has 4 new Carnival Kings to tantalize and tease your senses. The show is now 21+ with a $3 cover. SHOW STARTS at 10:30pm doors open 9:30pm





 Strip Off: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; midnight

Persana Shoulders hosts the Strip Off every Thursday night.  Sign up begins at 11 p.m. and the show features a spotlight performance by Miss Gay Louisiana America 2013 Mercedes Ellis Loreal.  Winners receive
1st PLACE – $100 Cash • 2nd PLACE – $50 Bar tab




Friday, February 9, 2018



Greetings from Queer Mountain NOLA Ep. 26 Drunk In Love: Always Lounge; 2240 St. Claude Avenue; 7:30 p.m.   

Greetings, From Queer Mountain is a monthly LGBTQ storytelling showcase featuring the best storytellers from all across the land! Come join them for stories that will make you laugh, cry, ponder the meaning of life and make that drink taste even sweeter. Fat Tuesday and Valentine’s Day are one day apart this year so to honor this our theme is Drunk in Love.  Line up: Frederick Mead, Genevieve Rheams, Jeff D. And Aurel Holmes.



Lords of Leather Night of Leather Beer Bust: The Phoenix; 941 Elysian Fields Ave.; 9 p.m.

“Nuit de Cuir” (“Night of Leather”) will be the theme to open Carnival weekend as the Mystic Krewe of Lords of Leather host their monthly Beer Bust.  Break out the leather, gear or the fetish wear of your choice (or come as you are!) and celebrate Mardi Gras with the Krewe and staff of the Phoenix.  Beer flows from 9 p.m. until midnight on the bar’s patio. All the keg beer, soda and snacks you can handle are yours for just $10. Purple, green and gold jello shots will be on sale for just #1.00.  $10 bottomless keg beer.

New Meat Amateur Dance Contest: Corner Pocket; 640 St. Louis Street; 6:30 p.m. 

Hosted by Lisa Beaumann, anyone can enter – $100 cash prize.



Big Easy Boylesque: Four Seasons Bar; 3229 North Causeway Blvd.; 10:45 p.m. 

This month cast includes Mr. New Orleans Pride 2018 Poseidon S Davenport, Mr. New Orleans Pride 2016 and Mr. Gay Louisiana USofA 2016 Eros S Guillen , sexy milk choclate Phathoms Deep , and the beautiful Lamb all the way from Russia Anastacia Davenport!! FREE show starting at 10:45!







Saturday, February 10, 2018




Trax Gras: Okay Bar; 1700 Port Street; 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. 

The screaming heathens of TRAX ONLY bring you a one night only Mardi Gras rager at the ever so charming rave pit, Okay Bar.  Tunes by Fat!her Figure and Bouffant Bouffant.  Hosts: Flicky and Miss Hot girl Sandy. No Cover. 



Piano Bar: Good Friends Bar; 740 Duaphine Street; 4 – 7 p.m.

Songs and drinks and merriment all around with Trey Ming at the Piano! Come join us, upstairs at Good Friends, every Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM.

It’s Showtime on Rampart: GrandPre’s; 834 N. Rampart St.; 10 p.m. 

This free drag show stars Moanalot Fontaine and Sable Nicole Starr who are the fabulous Southern Barbituates.



Armeinius 50th Bal Masque – 300 Years of Fabulous: Mardi Gras World; 1380 Port of New Orleans Place; 7 p.m. 

This is it, an effort that has been 50 years in the making and it is almost here. This will be one of the most monumental and memorable balls in years as we celebrate our theme “300 Years of Fabulous” in the very city where we started for the very first time at Mardi Gras World. Come be immersed in one of the most unique gay Bal Masque experiences ever put on as we highlight the most hidden fabulous parts of New Orleans’ 300 years. Traffic is anticipated to be heavy so plan to arrive early either by enjoying our VIP party in the mansion starting at 6pm. Doors open at 7pm.  For tickets, go to www.armeinius.ticketleap.com




Sunday, February 11, 2018


Lords of Leather Bal Masque XXXV: Alario Center; 2000 Segnette Blvd.; 8 p.m. 

Tickets, information, and answers to questions available via: 






Divas at the Dive: Kajun’s Pub; 2256 St. Claude; 5 p.m.

Vanessa Carr performs lives until 6:30 p.m. then come sign karaoke with your favorite drag queens until 8 p.m.



You Better Sing Karaoke; GrandPre’s; 834 North Rampart St.; 7 p.m. 

Join DJ Kory and DJ Derek as they  play Karaoke at Good Friends Bar. Behind the bar slinging your drinks for you are Jeremy, Ryan, and Tim.

Zingo: Corner Pocket; 640 St. Louis Street; 6:30 p.m. 

Play Bingo with hosts Opal Masters or Felicia Phillips followed by the Barry BareAss Dancer of the Week Contest.

Oz Show Night: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 9:30 p.m. 

This popular drag show is hosted by Persana Shoulders and features Nicole Lynn Foxx, Lisa Beaumann, Connie Hung, Anastascia Davenport; Chichi Rodriguez and Dominique DeLorean. 

Tony Leggio

Tony Leggio

Tony Leggio is a born and raised New Orleanian. He has over 20 years of event management experience having produced over 5,000 events locally and nationally. Tony has received numerous awards for his outstanding achievements in the hospitality industry. Besides his professional career, Anthony has played an active role in the community.He has served Event Chair of Art Against AIDS for the No/Aids Task Force for the past ten years and was honored as Humanitarian of the Year in 2010 by the organization. He is also a freelance writer who has written for USA Today, as well as several local publications.He also writes a column regularly In Ambush Magazine, plus is part of Gambit’s Big Easy Theatre Committee.Tony is a social butterfly of New Orleans that not only knows how to put on a great event but also knows how to enjoy one.
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