You’d think that as winter wears on, events would wane. Nope. LGBT Houston keeps up the pace all over your face with ever-more parties, performances and gay gatherings. Get into it.
Friday, Feb. 27
Cirque Du Soleil “Amaluna.” Watch gods and goddesses twist up some human visions in the latest from these masters of performance @ 8 p.m. Runs through March 22.
Selfie Millennial Friday puts its weekly spin on drag and dancing with scores of your friends and London A'dour as host @ South Beach, 9 p.m.
Flex Friday gets your motor running with hot boys, drag and other surprises like half-price happy hour @ F Bar, 8 p.m.
Shower Boys get you all wet to get your weekend kicked off right @ Meteor, 9 p.m.
Ladies & Gents. Whether it’s DJ beats, live music, happy hour until 8 p.m., sports on TV or free food in the house, the lesbians are in the Heights @ Pearl Lounge, 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Viernes Noche Latina. It’s always time for two-steppin’ and line-dancin’ in the legendary Esquire Ballroom, and it’s always Latin Night on Fridays @ Neon Boots.
Karaoke Fridays. You know what’s up. Happy hour to the wee hours and you belting like a diva with your host Ty Frazier @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.
Fetish Friday. If it turns your crank, they’re doing it @ Eagle Houston, 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Modern Men 80s Night. Bears, Cubs, Daddy, Chaser, Twink, Leather, Levis and Masculine Men. Do it up to the mix-tape music of the ‘80s @ Ripcord, 9 p.m.
Boys and Men. You know you love it @ JR’s and Mining Company’s Cockfight.
Dance Your Booty Off and get moving on the floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.
Beats, beers and boys puts the party in your pocket and the gay in your Friday @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.
Saturday, Feb. 28
Ongina. The “Rupaul’s Drag Race” Season 1 finalist hits Houston’s biggest gay dance party with performances between the beats @ South Beach, 9 p.m.
Katy Tiz. The Atlantic recording artist performs live behind her new cover single “The Big Bang” amid all the other F Xperience shenanigans @ F Bar, 9 p.m.
Revival Homecoming. Sinners and saints come together to celebrate the International Court System raise voices to the out-and-proud-ness of it all with Emperor XXXI Susan Hayes and Empress XXXI Angela Mercy. The XXX court distributes its do-gooding checks and everybody has a good time @ Meteor, 4 p.m. Stick around. Shower Boys leave a wet spot on your Saturday with DJ beats to move your feets, 9 p.m.
Ladies & Gents. The lesbians know what’s up for all the gay women and their male friends @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.
Country Dance. Before there was Gilley’s, there was the Esquire Ballroom. Now the legendary space is where your gay-ass boots meet the beat @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.
Leather-Levi Party. Rough and rugged are the men and your fantasies @ Eagle Houston, 12 noon – 2 a.m.
Sound Factory Saturday. One, two, you know what to do @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.
Party time. Excellent. Slip into something that will warm your gay heart @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.
DJ beats get you moving on the dance floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.
Drag divas never really end when it’s cheap drinks and Showgurlz @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Scruffy Saturday. Cruise on over with DJ beats and hot male dancers @ Mining Company, 9 p.m.
Fruit loop. No weekend is complete without a stop in for a few laps around the loop and a drink or five while eyeing the go-go boys @ JR’s, all day.
Sunday, March 1
All-Day Happy Hour. Whether it’s DJ beats, live music, sports on TV, or free food in the house, you don’t always hang out with lesbians, but when you do it’s up Heights [email protected] Pearl Lounge (bottom photo), 12 noon – 2 a.m., this week with a Pearl Reckless Softball Fundraiser.
Sunday Funday Crawfish parties until you absolutely have to go home and start your workweek. Crawfish and drink specials @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, 12 noon – 9 p.m.
Vegas Follies. Beyond-perfection drag hits the stage with Kourtney, Deyjzha and Emma in charge of visiting impresonators that will blow your mind @ Meteor, 9 p.m.
Dangerous Disco. Thumping beats and the Texans on TV. Don’t stop ‘til you get enough @ Eagle Houston, 12 noon – 2 a.m.
Retox Sunday shuts down the weekend. These queens know what you need, and you’re going to get it @ F Bar, 6 p.m.
Sunday Fun Day Drag Show with Kofi and the girls and all of Houston’s ready-to-party gay boys @ JR’s. All day bar, evening drag.
All Star Sunday. Alexis Nicole Whitney corrals the queens and closes out your weekend with a showstopper that you have to see to believe @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Hot Mess Sunday with Deejay Pollo and Ricky Lee and Houston’s hottest Spanish-English video remix set @ Blur, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday Lounge. Kick back and do the Sunday do: As little as possible and look good doing it @ Guava Lamp, 10 p.m. Lounge doors for day drinking at 4 p.m.
Men At Work with trash disco by DJ Danny G and drink specials @ Mining Company, all day.