Festively Gay Things To Do February 12 – 18, 2018

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Happy Carnival from NOLA!  Fat Tuesday is here with all it’s pomp and circumstance.  As we usher in the festivities, enjoy all the Festively Gay Things to Do while you are here. 


Monday, February 12, 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 13, 2018


54th Annual Bourbon Street Awards; Good Friends Bar; 740 Dauphine Street; Noon

The World Famous Costume Contest with Host Varla Jean Merman and Special Guest Ryan Landry..  Cash Prizes and Awards.



Kocktail Karaoke: Good Friends Bar; 740 Dauphine; 8 p.m. – midnight

Join the gang at Good Friends Bar for Kocktail Karaoke with the winner gets a $25.00 bar tab.




Wednesday, February 14, 2018



Singles Awareness Day: Nopsi Hotel; 317 Baronne Street; 6 – 11 p.m.

What’s love got to do with it? Gather your friends and go to Above the Grid for a night of non-romantic festivities. There will be an evening that excludes candlelit dinners, chocolate covered anything, and candy hearts. Treat yourself to a glass of wine or four.



Valentine’s Day Cruise: Paddlewheeler Creole Queen; 1 Poydras Street; 7 – 9 p.m. 

Spend a romantic evening with your special someone aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen this Valentine’s Day in New Orleans. Enjoy an upscale buffet menu, open call bar, a DJ playing special requests, reserved seating for the evening and complimentary Champagne upon boarding. This luxurious cruise under the moonlight is a fun and unique way to treat your Valentine. For tickets, go to https://book.bigeasy.com.


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. 




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.



Thursday, February 15, 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.





 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 – Saturday, February 16 – 17, 2018


Spectaculaire New Orleans: Le Petit Theatre; 616 St. Peter Street; 10 p.m. each night

New Orleans’ most dynamic and entertaining performers in burlesque, drag, aerial and circus arts, and  dance return for this one-of-a-kind variety show that will leaving you screaming from the top of your lungs. For tickets, go to https://tickets.vendini.com.


Friday, February 16, 2018



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.





Saturday, February 17, 2018



GCPAH Beer Bust: Four Seasons Bar; 3229 N. Causeway Blvd.; 8 – 10 p.m. 

$5 ALL YOU CAN DRINK Beer Bust with $1 jello shots to top off the night.







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.



Miss Gay Vieux Carre LA USofA 2018: Mags 940; 940 Elysian Fields; 8 p.m. 

Miss Gay Vieux Carre LA USofA is an official preliminary pageant to the states oldest female impersonation pageant Miss Gay Louisiana USofA!  The theme is Coven.  Featuring Audrey Rose, Ivy Dripp and Aaryiah Sinclaire.  Categories include interview, gown and talent. 







David London’s Magic Outside the Box: Always Lounge; 2240 St. Claude Avenue; 9 p.m. 

Join David London on a journey to someplace else.  Combining magic with storytelling, comedy, surrealism, philosophy, and that which cannot be defined, Magic Outside The Box is a magic show unlike anything you have experienced before. Prepare for an evening packed full of laughs, mystery, and the unexpected!  Tickets here: www.bit.ly/NoLaMagic

About David London: David discovered that he was a magician at the age of seven, and has since spent over 20 years trying to figure out just what that means. He has created five original theatrical magic productions includin Cerebral Sorcery, …Art of Dreams and The Adventure to the Imagi Nation, and authored eight manuscripts related to magic and illusion, including Daydreams, Borderland State, and Imagining the Imagination. He regularly performs his unique style of magic at theaters, museums, galleries, festivals, and private events, and has presented his shows, workshops and lectures throughout the United States. 

For more information on David and his magic, please visit www.DavidLondonMagic.com



Sunday, February 18, 2018 



Bottomless Mimosa: Cafe Lafittes in Exile; 901 Bourbon Street; 1 – 4 p.m. 

Bottomless Mimosas are offered upstairs from 1 – 4 p.m. for $12. 


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.



Miss Four Seasons Exotique: Four Seasons Bar; 3229 N. Causeway Blvd.; 6 p.m.

Miss EXOTIQUE has now grown into a mini system in the Louisiana area with a total of 5 prelims now. The first prelim pageant will be held at The Four Seasons Bar in Metairie. Come root your favorite diva on as the contestants battle for the title of MISS EXOTIQUE 2018. Every pageant will have a winner and a 1st runner up who will go on to the final Miss EXOTIQUE pageant in November.  They will have Gumbo and Jambalaya for you to eat and there is a $5 entry fee. Come out and have a great time while encouraging our ladies to win the title. See you all at the pageant.  The theme is Masquerade Fantasy. 



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.
Tony Leggio

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