Whether you’re channeling Andy Warhol or donning suburban drag show for the last time, whether you’re Shooting the Hooch or shooting hooch, Atlanta’s LGBT events have you covered.
Friday, June 2
Warhol Factory Party (top photo). To launch and celebrate the Warhol Prints exhibit, Atlanta’s premiere art space invites your best pop tribute looks from the artist’s most famous era @ The High, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Other Show. Come to the unique weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests that always pack a surprise @ Jungle, 9 p.m., preceded by a RuPaul’s Drag Race watch party, 8 p.m.
Pump. The weekly man-on-man dance party launches your weekend @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
DJ Ron Pullman spins Onyx Bar Night @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Charlie Brown, the undisputed Bitch of the South and her gurlz entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.
Celestial Friday. Celeste Holmes hosts the show “where the stars come out” and puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.
Ladies Lounge. Get your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party, live performances and scores of women in the new Midtown home of Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.
Resident DJs Scott and Mikey take you deep into the night with $5 Fridays @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Saturday, June 3
Hogtied III with Eureka (middle photo). RuPaul’s big girl who had to go home for an injury this season is all healed and ready to rock the latest Legendary Children-Wussy fandango @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
East Point Possums. Once more, with feeling. The 20th – and last-ever – drag show from the suburban queens for homeless LGBT youth. Dozens of amateur and favorite pro queens perform for a crowd of hundreds @ East Point Commons, 7 p.m. It’s always a hoot and holler. Or a hoot-n-holler, if you will.
Flag Football Playoffs. The gay jocks of National Flag Football League of Atlanta get rough and tumble @ Boulevard Crossing Park, 9:30 a.m.
#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of tonight’s party @ Mary’s, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during the regularly scheduled shenanigans, 10 p.m.
Queer Threads: Crafting Identity & Community. This artist panel celebrates the launch of the book by the same name. Panelists include artists Diedrick Brackens, Ben Cuevas, Aubrey Longley-Cook, Maria Pineres, and Nathan Vincent @ Craft & Folk Art Museum, 3 p.m.
Stoplight Party. DJ Neon the Glowgobear gets a rise out of you @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Sizzling Startlets and Fever. The opening show is followed by the quintessential drag cast working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The self-titled Bitch of the South and her girls entertain with dinner and a show in the theater experience of Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.
GlitterBomb werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Edie Cheezburger, a cast of premiere queens and special guests @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.
DJ Karlitos All Nighter. Bars close, but this place doesn’t. Never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Sunday, June 4
Shoot The Hooch (bottom photo). A little party that became a big gay deal tubes down the Chattahoochee River rain or shine beginning @ Cochran Shoals Nature Trail, 9 a.m.
Hotlanta Softball. The gay pitchers and catchers continue their season of play on the field and off @ Johnson Park, all day. Join them for bottomless brews during the Extra Inning Beer Bust @ Cowtippers, 4 p.m.
Sporty Sunday Funday. All the games and matches on the screens and all the guys to watch it with @ Woofs, 12 noon.
Sunday Funday. The weekly tradition of dudes, DJs and drinks continues @ Ten, 4 p.m.
Midtown Rouge. First it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast including Raquell Lorde @ Blake's, 8:30 p.m.
Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.
Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens goes in hard @ Burkhart’s, 10:30 p.m.