Friday, Dec. 6
Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus. The 39th annual holiday concert from the venerable chorus raises 100 voices @ Cathedral of St. Philip, 8 p.m.
Dave Koz & Friends. The Grammy darling saxophonist who is also gay is back with his Christmas Tour of musical buddies this year @ Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 8 p.m.
A Thousand Words Exhibition. Thrive SS enjoys wine and appetizers to celebrate those living with and lost to HIV. They also unveil the latest “ITHRIVE” campaign @ Silver Lining, 7 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.
Different Drummer. Throw it on back with the East Atlanta cool kids during a party that would make Freddie Mercury proud @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.
DILF. Just say “Yes, Daddy” to dancing shirtless queens @ Heretic 10 p.m.
DJ Ron Pullman. Onyx Bar Night kicks off the weekend @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Fem 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.
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.
Fresh Fish Friday & Moonlight Cabaret. The new faces of Fresh Fish drag show wrap your week, then the drag eleganza of Moonlight Cabaret starts the weekend @ Midtown Moon, 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Bear Invasion (middle photo). Paulo takes the helm as the big boys bump @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus. The 39th annual holiday concert from the venerable chorus raises 100 voices @ Cathedral of St. Philip, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Twisted 2019. Holiday shopping for naughty gifts in the BDSM arena of giving (and receiving). Benefits Rainbow House @ Atlanta Eagle, 12 noon – 6 p.m.
SEC Championship. Every Sporty Spice at every gay bar will be watching. Join us @ Woofs, 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.
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.
Honeypot. Celebrate this narrative non-fiction on black southern women who love women with the authors @ Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m.
Ruby’s Redd Light District & Moonlight Cabaret. Queens on the scene @ Midtown Moon, 8 p.m. and 11p.m.
HOElidays. DJ Daniel Weaver leaves you breathless @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Midtown Saturday Night lays beats on both decks with you in the spotlight @ Ten, 10 p.m
Pop! Popup drag and Popup men werqs Saturday night into a frenzy @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.
Heyday. DJ Kimber’s straight-inclusive 80’s dance party for every freakin’ body @ The Basement, 11 p.m.
Xion Afterhours. DJ Moose moves you ‘til sunrise @ BJ Roosters, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Jamie Barton (bottom photo). The world-renowned bisexual opera star sings with pianist Kathleen Kelly @ Spivey Hall, 3 p.m.
Pansexual Pride Pancake Party. The only Four Ps you need to know, courtesy the folks of Bi+ Pride Georgia @ The Imperial, 10 a.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.
Heifer Review. Ruby Redd corrals the queens on the patio, this week with the bonus of being HSL’s Extra Inning Beer Bust @ Midtown Moon, 1 p.m.
Drag Me to Brunch. Good grub and cool queens serve Sunday vibes @ My Sister’s Room, 2 p.m.
All Stripes End of Season Celebration. Free cider and snacks plus plans for next year with the LGBTQ fan group of Atlanta United @ Urban Tree Cidery, 6 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.
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