The best queer things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Spring is in the air across LGBTQ Atlanta, and the Queer Agenda calendar has the weekend events to prove it. From shows and sports to festivals and parties, there’s something for everyone.

Friday, April 6

Damn Daddy (top photo). Joe Whitaker’s party-making magic strikes again with this DILF-jock-underwear party @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Hot Mic Comedy. Queer comic Ian Aber hosts another amazing lineup of comedians, this time with closer Brian Emond @ Urban Tree Cidery, 7 p.m.

Mamma Mia! The characters you love and the ABBA songs you’ll never forget @ Aurora Theatre, 8 p.m. Runs through April 22.

Friday Night Lights. Sports on all the screens of Atlanta’s gay sports bar @ Woofs, 8 p.m.

DJ Ron Pullman gets the weekend going @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Queer Bait. Hang with the cool kids in East Atlanta @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.

Chus & Ceballos. The legendary DJ duo returns to Atlanta in an extended set @ Wildpitch Underground, 9 p.m.

Uncut Friday. The return of LGBT Latin Night with gogo boys, drag queens and dancing, 18 to party, 21 to drink @ Club Rush, 10 p.m.

Guys & Dolls. Pretty male bartenders and a pretty queens in a new drag show @ Ten, 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.


Saturday, April 7

Spring Festival on Ponce (middle photo). The gay-run Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces opens its season of arts and crafts festivals @ Olmsted Linear Park, all day. Sunday too.

Flag Football. The gridiron gays of National Flag Football League of Atlanta hit the fields @ Franklin Gateway Sports Complex, Marietta, 9 a.m. Post Game Fun @ Blake’s, 4 p.m.

Lost N Found Bake Sale. Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence sell goods for the good @ Lost N Found Youth, 12 noon.

Atlanta United Tailgate. Before the pro soccer team plays, the gay All Stripes fans party @ Lot 1 “The Gulch” near Mercedes Benz Stadium, 1 p.m.

Atlanta United Watch Party. Hotlanta Softball's Moose Knuckles host a watch party and beer bust @ Frogs, 3 p.m.

#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 Gurlfrandz: Cuntry Kweens show, 10 p.m.

“Safe Sex.” A reading of this play is part of a collaboration between The Living Room and the theaters gays @ Out Front Theatre, 2 p.m.

LGBTQ Legislative Update. Queer state Rep. Park Cannon wraps the legislative session for issues affecting the community @ Rush Center, 3 p.m., 328 Mell Ave., Ste. B, Atlanta, GA 30307.

DJ Andre Brown Celebration of Life. Family, friends and fans gather in honor of this longtme DJ, who passed away this week. Dance and reminisce @ Bulldogs, 5 p.m.

Spring Thaw. ABetterBuzz hosts this beer bust with food, branded gear for sale and more to benefit Lost N Found Youth @ Woofs, 6 p.m. Also watch the Atlanta United soccer game on screens.

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. 

Early Country, Late Night Dance. Scoot boots, 8:30 p.m., then shake booty, 12:30 a.m. @ Heretic.

Fantasy Girls. The queens you love doing what you love in a new home @ Ten, 9 p.m.

DJ Moose kicks Saturday into high gear @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

La Choloteca with AGYN. The LGBTQ-friendly, LatinX, coolkids party includes a performance by queer act AGYN @ Star Bar, 10 p.m. You should totally meet AGYN.

Heyday. Nonsense ATL’s gay-inclusive ‘80s dance party for every f-in body @ The Basement, 10 p.m.

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

DJ Karlitos Afterhours. Closing time, schmozing time! Never stop shaking datass @Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.


Sunday, April 8

Revival (bottom photo). Do you miss the brunch, drag, and t-dance Sundays of years gone by? You'll love bottomless mimosas, queens and a DJ every second and fourth Sunday @ Whiskey Mistress, Buckhead, 12 noon.

Hotlanta Softball League. The pitchers and catchers of the gay league gather to play @ Johnson Park, 9 a.m. Extra Innings Beer Bust follows @ 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.

Drag Brunch Theatre with 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.

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.

Sunday Tea. The weekly tradition of dudes, DJs and drinks continues @ Ten. Low-Tea vocal tracks, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. High Tea today’s hits, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Armorettes. The camp drag crazies with the hearts of gold against AIDS are in their 40th year of weekly shows, now in a new home bar @ Oscar's, 8 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens goes all in @ My Sister’s Room, 9:30 p.m. You can also see a more masculine side of Brigitte Bidet with the Atlanta Opera right now.


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