The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

The weekends keep coming, and they don't stop coming. See the events and you hit the ground running. So much to do, so much to see. Queer Agenda calendar gonna set you free.

Friday, Jan. 10

Fun Home (top photo). Based on lesbian illustrator Allison Bechdel’s novel of the same name, this Tony-winning musical is the first don’t-miss queer theater experience of 2020 @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m. Runs through Feb. 16.

Fourth Tuesday Happy Hour. Don’t let the name fool you. It’s the first Friday, and this lesbian social group is mixing and mingling @ Midtown Moon, 6 p.m.

Flannel Fridays. Get your lumberjack on @ Woofs, 8 p.m.

The Other Show. Edie Cheezburger, Jaye Lish and the cast bring their brand of drag to their new home @ Midtown Moon, 9 p.m. 

Queer Bait. Party with the cool kids @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.

DJ Moose’s Latin Dance Party sends you into overdrive @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Nonsense ATL. DJ Kimber’s newest straight-inclusive dance party for every freakin’ body is the Somebody Told Me Indie Dance Party @ Venkman’s, 10 p.m.

Celestial Friday with Celeste Holmes puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars. Don’t forget Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 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.

Moonlight Cabaret. Wrap up the work week and kick off the weekend with Myah Ross Monroe and the cast serving drag eleganza @ Midtown Moon, 11:30 p.m.

Flirt Friday. Get your weekend started with DJ beats, performances and scores of women in Midtown’s home for Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

 

Saturday, Jan. 11

DJ Phil B (middle photo). See that boy, watch that scene, they are the dancing queens @ Heretic 10 p.m.

Rugby 101. The gay Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club hosts a skills session for beginners and all players interested in their spring season @ Peachtree Hills Park, 2 p.m.

Drag Queen Brunch. The newest performance showcase at a queer foodie fave continues with DJ beats after the show @ Twisted Soul, 12 noon. 

#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of the party as the sun drops @ Mary’s, 2:30 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during the regularly scheduled shenanigans, 9 p.m.

NFL Playoffs Watch Party. The gay jocks and athletic supporters watch the Vikings and 49ers battle it out on the screens @ Woofs, 4:30 p.m.

Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The 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.

Becky Shaw will be crooning and the guitar will be swooning @ Eddie’s Attic, 8 p.m.

Sarah Potenza. A queer breakout star on The Voice, she brings her “Road to Rome” record to town for in intimate performance @ Intown Coffeehouse, 8 p.m.

Moonlight Cabaret. Once a weekend just isn't enough. Join Myah Ross Monroe and the cast @ Midtown Moon, 11:30 p.m.

UnWrapped. Candi LeCoeur and her cast bring queer burlesque to the stage as part of the Saturday shenanigans @ My Sister’s Room, 10 p.m.

Pop! Popup drag and Popup men werqs Saturday night into a frenzy @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.

DJ Eric James leaves you breathless @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m. 

Midtown Saturday Night. Gather at the corner of Gay & Gay Streets and get your gay guy gaggle on @ Ten, 10 p.m.

‘80s VJ Dance Party. Get down to the sounds you remember or wish you did @ Amsterdam, 10 p.m.

Chug. The queer-run, straight-friendly tavernites get an appropriately off-center drag show @ Georgia Beer Garden, 10:30 p.m.

Heyday. DJ Kimber’s straight-inclusive 80’s dance party for every freakin’ body @ The Basement, 11 p.m.

Xion Afterhours. DJ Twisted Dee Martello takes the helm and steers you toward the sunrise @ Xion at BJ Roosters, 3 a.m.

 

Sunday, Jan. 12

Heifer Review (bottom photo) Ruby Redd corrals the queens @ Midtown Moon. Serving @ noon with the show @ 1 p.m.

Super-Sized Sunday. 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 @ Blake's, 8:30 p.m.

Sporty Sunday Funday. Games and matches on screen, plus all the guys to watch them with @ Woofs, 12 noon.

Drag Brunch Theatre. The Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 6:30 p.m.

Drag Me to Brunch. Good grub and cool queens serve Sunday vibes @ My Sister’s Room, 2 p.m.

Charmaine Sinclair's Sunday Tea Dance. Underwear models music and more @ Midtown Moon, 3 p.m. 

Sunday Funday. The weekly tradition of outdoor dudes, DJs, drinks and sometimes drag @ Ten, 4 p.m. Stick around. It’s Showtune Sundays featuring videos and singalongs with DJ Adam Bland, 8 p.m.

Armorettes. The camp drag crazies with the hearts of gold against AIDS are in their 41st year of weekly shows @ Midtown Moon, 8 p.m.

Queer AF. D’Knighten Day hosts the most diverse king and queen cast in town, with a dance party to boot @ My Sister’s Room, 11 p.m. 

A version of this calendar originally appeared in Q magazine. Read the full issue online here:

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