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Boston Pride events this weekend

Pride in Boston will have more grassroots feel this year with the dissolution of Boston Pride. Much thanks needs to go to Boston’s local gay bars and organizations that have have stepped into the void, promising a more diverse and unapologetically queer expression of Pride than Boston has seen in years. Please show these organizations some love and have a fabulous PRIDE.

THURSDAY – JUNE 2

Pride Beer Garden Takeover at Sam Adams Brewery @6PM
Money raised goes to Transgender Emergency Fund

Boston Pride: Commemoration & Controversy (online) @7PM
Host: The History Project

Gay Comedy Night: Ryan Erwin at White Bull Tavern @8PM
Host: Hideout Comedy

Miss Richfield 1981 – Cancel Cultured Pearls at Club Cafe @8PM
Host: Club Cafe

FRIDAY – JUNE 3

1st Friday’s w/ Boudoir at ICA Boston @5-9PM (tickets req’d)

Sapphic Nights at GoodLife @9PM-Close

HEROES Pride Month Kick Off Celebration at Sonia @10PM
Host: DJ Brian Halligan, Terri, Mike & Xtine

SATURDAY – JUNE 4

Pride Market at Nightshift Brewing @11AM-4PM
Host: Boston Women’s Market

Trans Pride Celebration for Liberation at Gov’t Center @11AM-3PM
Host Transgender Emergency Fund

Brendan Kenney’s House Party at Club Cafe @6PM
In the Napleon Room

Pride Kickoff Party at Sedgwick Studios in JP @6-10PM
Host: Sedgwick Studios

Silent Disco Outdoor Pier Party at The Anchor @7-11PM
Host: Lesbian NightLife

Escandalo: Gay Pride Edition at the Volcano Room @10PM
Host: Jazmine Skies w/ Penny & Dezyre

Underbear Pride Edition at The Alley @9PM-2AM
Host: DJ Taffy

SUNDAY – JUNE 5

We Outside Day Party at Encore @12PM (Tix Req’d)
Host: Men of Melanin Magic

Tea Dance at Night Shift Brewing at LoveJoy Wharf @2-7PM
Host: Boston Proud

Dot Pride Tea Dance at blend @4-8PM
Funds raised go to BAGLY

Bubbles Tea Dance at dbar @4-8PM
Music by DJ Joe Bermudez

Lesbian Tea Dance at DBco @4-8PM
Host Lesbian NightLife

Triple Crown Pageant “Heroes & Villains” at Jacques @4PM
Host Imperial Court of MA

SUNDAY DRAG BRUNCHES

Drag Brunch at Bambara Kitchent + Bar @11AM & 2PM
Featuring: Stef Anya, Christina Faguilera, Alana Thicc

Drag Brunch Sunday at The Liberty Hotel Ballroom @11AM
Featuring music by DJ Stevie Psyclone
Proceeds raised will go to benefit BAGLY

Brunch of Queens at Bayside Function Room (Grand Opening) @12PM
Featuring: Kris Knievil, Teashaboo, Karisma Geneva Jackson-Tae, and Amanda Playwith!

Drag Brunch at Notch Brewery 12PM-4PM
Hosts Pam & Bruiser w/ DJ Ms Mango

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Drag Me To Brunch at Carrie Nation Cocktail Club @2PM
Hosts Destiny Boston and Dee Dee de Ray

More programming and events will be added as they are announced and promoted each Sunday in June. To see the full list of Boston Pride events visit 2022 Boston Pride Guide.

Battle of the Ballads tickets are now on sale

Tickets for the Imperial Court of Massachusetts second annual “Battle of the Ballads” hosted by the fabulous, Verna Turbulence and Kris Knievel go on sales today.

Battle of the Ballads
Sunday, April 3rd @1PM at Club Cafe
Click for more information & tickets

Tickets to this year’s competition are $20 online and $25 at the door (if tickets remain available).

This fun event also helps do good. 50% of proceeds will go to the charity of the winner’s choosing and the remaining 50% will go to benefit The Joyful Heart Foundation, a national organization dedicated to transforming society’s response to sexual assualt, domestic violence and child abuse – as well as supporting survivors.

Paige Turner returns to Club Cafe

Paige Turner – 2-time Glam Award winner, who you may have seen in NYC or Provincetown – is coming to Club Cafe for two shows on Friday, February 11 and Saturday, February 12.

Paige Turner’s show, My Funny Valentine, will have you laughing out loud throughout this ridiculous evening of ALL-LIVE singing. Mayhem and foolishness is certain and I guarantee if you’ve never seen a Paige Turner show you will love it as she sings songs from Carly Rae Jibson, One Direction, Broadway, 80’s, Hedwig and more.

Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now. These shows will sell out so get your tickets now.

Varla Jean Merman comes to Club Cafe

This fall Varla Jean Merman has taken her popular summer show in Provincetown, Little Prick, on tour. She is currently wrapping up a successful tour on the West Coast and will be coming to Boston to perform for two nights at Club Cafe on Friday and Saturday, November 19th & 20th.

Be sure to get your tickets, because Varla’s shows will sell out.

Tea dances in Boston today

Don’t let the crappy weather this month bum you out. Four great DJs are playing your favorite music this afternoon so you can make Sunday a fun day.

Club Cafe and DJ Stevie Psyclone are hosting their monthly Bear Tea Dance so bring your handkerchiefs. If you need help on what color and which pocket to place it in, visit this guide page on the handkerchief code.

dbar in Dorchester continues with their weekly summer tea dance party and with DJ Susan Esthera playing your favorite music.

blend also in Dorchester is hosting their equaliTEA Disco Dance party with DJ Brian Derrick and the fabulous co-hosts Penny & Mizery with proceeds going to benefit the not-for-profit Verna Felton.

La Makina at Revere Beach is hosting the only Latino Tea Dance in Boston today with DJ Freddy Sanchez & Alex Nova.

Bingo cabaret extravaganza at Club Cafe

Boston’s Sisters will be back at Club Cafe Boston to host a bingo cabaret extravaganza on Saturday, July 31 complete with giveaways, gift certificates, and of course all the fun and camp that only the Boston’s Sisters can bring.

Last year The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence gave $1,000 grants to ten local organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and at Chrismas they were able to provide hundreds of holiday, but these charitable acts have depleted their community grants fund.

Photo by Shawn Marquis

Nuns & Fun at Club Cafe
Saturday, July 31, 2021
7:00pm – 9:00pm
In-person and via Zoom

100% of all proceeds go to the Sister’s Community Grant Fund

Purchasing tickets to attend the Sister’s bingo / cabaret extravaganza is a great way to have a lot of fun and help the sisters continue their important work. While you’re there toss’em an extra Jackson when they walk around to collect Indulgences. If you cannot join on Saturday, July 31, but you want to show your support, you can make a donation. The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are a 501c3 non-profit, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Much thanks to Sister Lida Christ for the heads up about this event.