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What to do this weekend (Thanksgiving ed.)

The weekend starts one day early this week. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Below is a list of events and parties planned. Check ahead since many places will be closed Thursday night. If you have an event that you would like to see included, email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
WEDNESDAY: Closed
THURSDAY: Closed
FRIDAY: RPDR @7PM & Casual Friday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Special Guest DJ Aga from Mainestreet @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke @8PM

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WEDNESDAY: ThanksGAGA Eve w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
THURSDAY: Closed
FRIDAY: Music by Twisted Gleam w host Penny Tentiary & Lilly Rose @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch @11AM

Cathedral Station
WEDNESDAY: Watch the Bruins play the Sabres @7PM
Watch the Celtics host the Nets @7:30PM
FRIDAY: Watch the Bruins host the Rangers @3:30PM
Watch the Celtics play the Spurs @8:30PM
SUNDAY: Watch the Patriots (7-4) host the Titans (8-3) @1PM
Watch the Cetltics play the Raptors @6PM
Watch the Bruins host the Canucks @7PM

Club Cafe
WEDNESDAY: Blackout Party w/ DJ Steve Sidewalk from NYC @10PM
THURSDAY: Closed
FRIDAY: Disco Betch w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone & host Mizery @10PM
SATURDAY: Leather Night w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Tea Dance w/ DJ Mary Alice @5PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke Night w/ Ryan Grow @8PM
SATURDAY: “Slay” Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Final Tea Dance of 2021 w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Closed for the weekend

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
WEDNESDAY: Thanksgiving Eve w/ DJs Alex Costa, Richie Ladue & FrenchY
THURSDAY: Closed
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ FrenchY @10PM
SATURDAY: Gay Mafia presents DJ Ranny @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
WEDNESDAY: Watch the Bruins play the Sabres @7PM & the Celtics host the Nets @7:30PM
THURSDAY: Open but no programming
FRIDAY: Watch the Bruins host the Rangers @3:30PM & the Celtics play the Spurs @8:30PM
SATURDAY: Open but no programming
SUNDAY: Drag Queen Bingo 1-3PM then watch the Cetltics play the Raptors @6PM & the Bruins host the Canucks @7PM

WEDNESDAY: DaRk MeEt” w/ DJ Chris Ewen at the Middle East @10PM

WEDNESDAY: DJ Natsh D’ Wishes & host Penny Tentiary at La Makina @9PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke “Thanksgiving Edition” is at Midway Cafe in JP @10PM

FRIDAY: Circuit Party w/ DJ Michael Giller comes to La Makina @9PM

SATURDAY: Latin Night w/ DJ Kenny at La Makina nightclub @9PM

SUNDAY: LEATHER-ETTE: Penitence w/ music by ShyTalk Leather attire encouraged at Phoenix Landing

Drag Brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

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

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Hosted at Carrie Cocktail Nation Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

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Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provincetown. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event that you would like to see included, email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: RPDR UK followed by Bear Trivia w/ Dave Sawyer
FRIDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke @8PM

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THURSDAY: RPDR UK w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: Supernature w/ DJ Brian Derrick & host Penny Tentiary and Lilly Rose @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturday w/ DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Watch the Patriots (6-4) play the Falcons (4-5) @8:20PM
FRIDAY: Watch the Celtics host the Lakers @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Watch the Bruins play the Flyers @7PM & Celtics host the Thunder @7:30PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Weekly dance party w/ DJ Joe Bermudez & host Mizery @10PM
FRIDAY: Varla Jean “Little Prick” & DJ Stevie Psyclone w/ host Mizery @10PM
SATURDAY: Varla Jean “Little Prick” & Mainframe Underground w/ DJ Curtis Atchison @10PM
SUNDAY: Pup & Gear Party Tea Dance w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @5PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke Night w/ Ryan Grow @8PM
SATURDAY: “Slay” Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage
SUNDAY: Comedy Open Mic Night @7PM

Call 617-426-8902 for show information and to reserve seats.

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ Adore Delano, host Violencia & Mixologist Rob Botelho @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays “No Theme November” w/ DJ Problematic Beats @10PM
SATURDAY: Gay Mafia presents DJ Aron @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room has reopened! No programming scheduled at the moment.

THURSDAY: Movie: No Ordinary Man as part of Emerson’s free Bright Lights Series and Trans Awareness Week watch this online screening and discussion with directors starting at 7PM (must register to view).

THURSDAY: Queeraoke at Midway Cafe in JP

THURSDAY: Songs from a beloved king: A queer Bible musical is at the Museum of Science

FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Varla Jean Merman brings her show from Ptown “Little Prick” to Club Cafe

FRIDAY: Circuit Party w/ DJ Michael Giller comes to La Makina

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SATURDAY: Gays for Patsy meet up for their monthly dance party in JP (all are welcome)

SATURDAY: Latin Night: Noche de Fuego at La Makina nightclub on Revere Beach

SUNDAY: David Sedaris comes to Symphony Hall at 7PM (tickets still available)

SUNDAY: LEATHER-ETTE: Penitence w/ DJ Brian Halligan Leather attire encouraged at Phoenix Landing

Drag Brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

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

Brunch of Queens! I love the 90s!
Sunday @11AM
Presented by Henry Paquin at Bell in Hand

Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch
Sunday 11AM – 4PM
With your host Mizery @blend

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Hosted at Carrie Cocktail Nation Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

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Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provincetown. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event that you would like to see included, email bosguymail@gmail.com.

I’d like to give a shout out to the South End Open Studios (Saturday and Sunday 11AM – 6PM). This is the first Open Studios event since the lockdown in 2020 and is free and open to the public. Check out the artists working in their studios, visit the galleries and enjoy the weekend event.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: UK Drag Race viewing party followed by Trivia starting @7PM
FRIDAY: FUZZ w/ DJ Brent Covington & DJ Taffy @10PM
SATURDAY: visiting DJ Wayne Michael from A-House in Ptown @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke @8PM

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THURSDAY: RPDR UK w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ Twisted Gleam & host Penny Tentiary and Lilly Rose @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturday w/ DJ Andrea Stamas @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch w/ host Harlow Havoc @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Watch the Bruins host the Oilers @7PM
FRIDAY: Watch the Celtics host the Bucks @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Watch the Bruins play the Devils @1PM & Celtics host the Cavaliers @8:00PM
SUNDAY: Watch the Patriots (5-4) host the Browns (5-4) @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Weekly dance party w/ music by Math3ca & host Mizery @10PM
FRIDAY: Join DJ Stevie Psyclone & host Mizery @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Throwback Tea Dance w/ Brian Derrick @5PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke Night w/ Ryan Grow @8PM
SATURDAY: “Slay” Saturday (dress like royalty) w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! @8PM
FRIDAY: Serve-Vivor LIVE! @8PM
SATURDAY: Basement Babes Burlesque @8PM & Drag Me To The Main Stage @7PM & 10PM
SUNDAY: Comedy Open Mic Night @7PM

Call 617-426-8902 for show information and to reserve seats.

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & Mixologist Rob Botelho @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Gay Mafia presents Furball w/ Shane Marcus (clothes check available) @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room has reopened! No programming scheduled at the moment.

THURSDAY: Queeraoke at Midway Cafe in JP

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FRIDAY: Fuzz returns with DJs Brent Covington & Taffy at the Alley @10PM

SATURDAY: Tipsy Tea, Brunch & Drag Show @1PM (Reservations Req’d) at Ghost Pepper in Savin Hill

SATURDAY: Gay Mafia Boston presents Furball w/ Shane Marcus at Legacy @10PM

SATURDAY: GRUNT returns to The Alley Bar w/ special guest DJ Wayne Michael from the A-House @10PM

SATURDAY: Latin Night: Noche de Fuego at La Makina nightclub on Revere Beach at 9PM

SUNDAY: Yoga w/ Chuck (GBTQ Men’s Day Retreat) from 10:30AM – 4PM

SUNDAY: LEATHER-ETTE: Penitence w/ DJ Brian Halligan Leather attire encouraged at Phoenix Landing at 9PM

Drag Brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

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

Sex In The City
Sunday @11AM
Hosted by Burd Events at Laugh Boston

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Hosted at Carrie Cocktail Nation Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

This Weekend in Provincetown

Thursday, November 11th Pilgrim Monument Lighting

What to do this weekend

gay boston

Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provincetown. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event that you would like to see included, email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: UK Drag Race viewing party followed by Trivia starting @7PM
FRIDAY: Casual Fridays w/ DJ BEGBICK @10PM
SATURDAY: Underbear w/ DJ Taffy @9PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke @8PM

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THURSDAY: RPDR UK w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by Twisted Gleam & host Penny Tentiary @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturday w/ DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Beyonce Brunch w/ hosts Harlow Havoc & Arabella the Goddess @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Watch the Bruins host the Red Wings @7PM & Celtics play the Heat @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Watch the Bruins play the Maple Leafs @7PM & Celtics play the Wizards @8:30PM
SUNDAY: Watch the Patriots (4-4) host the Jaqguars (1-6) @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Weekly dance party w/ host Mizery @10PM
FRIDAY: Join DJ Stevie Psyclone & host Mizery @10PM
SATURDAY: Movie Night: Who’s That Girl @7:00PM & DJ BEGBICK @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Tea Dance w/ DJ BEGBICK @5PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke Night w/ Ryan Grow @8PM
SATURDAY: “Slay” Saturday w/ DJ Jay Ine @10PM
SUNDAY: Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage @7PM & 10PM
SATURDAY: Comedy Underground @7:30PM & Drag Me To The Main Stage @7PM & 10PM
SUNDAY: Comedy Open Mic Night @7PM

Call 617-426-8902 for show information and to reserve seats.

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ SAINT & Mixologist Rob Botelho @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ FrenchY @10PM
SATURDAY: Gay Mafia presents DJ Ranny @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays w/ DJ Richie LaDue at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room has reopened! No programming scheduled at the moment.

THURSDAY: Queeraoke at Midway Cafe in JP

FRIDAY: ROAR Bear Circuit w/ DJ Michael Giller at La Makina on Revere Beach

FRIDAY: HEROES IRL (18+) w/ DJ Chris Ewen at Sonia in Central Square @10PM

FRIDAY: Sapphic Nights w/ DJ Beba & DJ Icy Fevur and your host Lucy at Goodlife Bar @10PM

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SATURDAY: Underbear w/ DJ Taffy returns to The Alley Bar w/ free clothes check @9PM

SATURDAY: Latin Night at La Makina nightclub on Revere Beach at 9PM

SUNDAY: La’Diva Monet The Fantasia Impersonator Day Party w/ Urban Pride at Fort Hill Bar & Grill @3PM

SUNDAY: Randy Rainbow: The Pink Glasses Tour comes to Le Chevalier Theater for 2 shows @3PM & @7PM

SUNDAY: LEATHER-ETTE: Penitence Leather attire encouraged at Phoenix Landing at 9PM

Drag Brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

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

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Hosted at Carrie Cocktail Nation Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

This Weekend in Provincetown

Saturday, Nov 6th – Provincetown Food & Wine Festival

What to do this weekend

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Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provincetown. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event that you would like to see included, email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: UK Drag Race viewing party followed by Trivia all the fun starts @7PM
FRIDAY: Casual Fridays w/ DJ BEGBICK @10PM
SATURDAY: Halloween Dance Party DJ Brian Halligan @9PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke @8PM

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THURSDAY: RPDR UK w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by Twisted Gleam and hosts Penny Tentiary & Coco Iman @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes Halloween Edition w/ DJ Stevie Pysclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Spooky brunch w/ music by Twisted Gleam and host Lady German @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Watch the Bruins play the Hurricanes @7PM
SATURDAY: Watch the Celtics play the Wizards @5PM & Bruins play the Panthers @7PM
SUNDAY: Watch the Chargers host the Patriots @4PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Halloween Costume Party w/ DJ BEGBICK & host Mizery @10PM
FRIDAY: Halloween Costume Party w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone & host Mizery @10PM
SATURDAY: Wigged Halloween Cabaret @7:30PM & Halloween Costumer Party w/ DJ Brian Derrick & host Mizery @10PM
SUNDAY: Halloween Tea Dance w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone & host Miss Kris @5PM

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FRIDAY: “Scream Queens” Karaoke Night w/ Ryan Grow @8PM
SATURDAY: Halloween Costume Party w/ DJ Jay Ine @10PM
SUNDAY: Spook’d Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret
THURSDAY: Another Evening with Patty Bourrée Cabaret downstairs @8PM & Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! @8PM
FRIDAY: Serve-Vivor @7:30PM & Drag Me To The Main Stage @7PM & 10PM
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage @7PM & 10PM
SUNDAY: Comedy Open Mic Night @7PM and Sultry Sunday Halloween Edition w/ Amanda Playwith & Teashaboo @9:30PM

Call 617-426-8902 for show information and to reserve seats.

Legacy & Royale (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ Landon Cider & Mixologist Rob Botelho @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ FrenchY @10PM
SATURDAY: Halloween Costume Party w/ music by Ranny @10PM
SUNDAY: Dragathon w/ Trixie & Katya and Hot Mess Sundays w/ DJ Richie LaDue at Royale @10PM

Trophy Room has reopened! No programming scheduled at the moment.

Featured LGBTQ+ Nights & Events This Weekend

THURSDAY: HRC in ACTION (virtual event) 7PM online reception || 8PM Livestream

THURSDAY: Skip the Small Talk – Speed Friending 7-9PM at Trident Cafe & Booksellers

THURSDAY: Halloween Dinner & Drag Show hosted by Kalysta Kaykes, featuring Zayn X and Raya Sunshine is at World of Beer in East Cambridge starting at 7PM

FRIDAY: Gay Bash’d (18+) with music by Ickarus is at The Sinclair starting at 9:30PM

FRIDAY: Beach Ball Friday w/ DJ Michael Giller at La Makina on Revere Beach

SATURDAY: Wigged starring Cacophony Daniels & Sutton Lee Seymour comes to Club Cafe Saturday night

SATURDAY: Latin Night Halloween Party at La Makina nightclub on Revere Beach at 9PM

SUNDAY: The Road of Rainbows starts at 3PM on the Common (must register first!)

SUNDAY: Lesbian Night Life Halloween Costume Party Tea Dance starts at 4PM at 152 Hampden Street in Nubian Square

SUNDAY: Heroes Halloween Party (18+) w/ DJ Chris Ewen at Sonia – doors open at 8PM

SUNDAY: Dragathon Starring Trixie & Katya comes to Royale for a spooktacular show starting @8PM

SUNDAY: LEATHER-ETTE: Halloween Party Leather attire encouraged at Phoenix Landing at 9PM

Drag Brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

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

Hallowqueen “Bewitched” Drag Brunch
Saturday 9:00AM – 11:30AM
House of Blues

Spooky Boots Drag Brunch
Saturday, 12:00PM
Bootleg Special

Lulu’s Drag Brunch
Sunday, seatings @11:00AM & 1:00PM
Lulu’s in Allston

Halloween Drag Brunch
Sunday 12:00PM
Tiger Mama in Fenway

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday 12:00PM – 4:00PM
Hosted at Carrie Cocktail Nation Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

This Weekend in Provincetown

October 28th – 31st is Spooky Bear

What to do this weekend

Men of Melanin Magic & Gay Mafia Boston host Bussdown Fridays @Legacy

Below is a list of what is happening in Boston and Provincetown. Show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event you want included, email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: UK Drag Race viewing party @7PM
FRIDAY: Casual Fridays w/ DJ BEGBICK @10PM
SATURDAY: Gaymer Party Spoopy Edition @6PM
SUNDAY: Idol Karaoke @8PM

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THURSDAY: RPDR UK w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: DJ Andrea Stamas w/ hosts Penny Tentiary & Pristine Christine @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco brunch @11AM & Monster Meat Tea Dance w/ DJ BEGBICK @4PM

Cathedral Station
FRIDAY: Cheer on the Red Sox @8PM
SATURDAY: Game 7 (if the Red Sox win Friday) @8PM
SUNDAY: Watch the Jets play the Patriots @1PM

Club CafeProof of COVID-19 vaccination required for entry starting 8/16
THURSDAY: Dance Party w/ DJ Aga & host Mizery @10PM, show @12:30AM
FRIDAY: Dance Party w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: Lesbians & Friends dance party 6PM – 9:30PM
SUNDAY: Disco Tea Dance @5PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke Night – Give me back my mic w/ Ryan Grow @8PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Jay Ine @10PM
SUNDAY: BGBL hosts Tea @d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques CabaretProof of COVID-19 vaccination required for entry
THURSDAY: Don’t Ruin My Childhood in the Basement @8PM & Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! @8PM
FRIDAY: Serve-Vivor @7:30PM & Drag Me To The Main Stage @10PM
SATURDAY: Basement Babes: Burlesque Takeover @8PM & Drag Me To The Main Stage @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic

Call 617-426-8902 for show information and to reserve seats.

Legacy & Candi Bar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ Eureka O’Hara & Mixologist Rob Botelho @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ FrenchY @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Las Bibas from Vizcaya @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays at Candi Bar @10PM

Trophy Room has reopened! No programming scheduled at the moment.

Featured LGBTQ+ Nights & Events This Weekend

THURSDAY: GLAD’s 22nd Annual Spirit of Justice Award Dinner starts at 6PM at the Boston Park Plaza, honoring Kylar Broadus

THURSDAY: Join the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for Drag Bingo at the Aeronaut Cannery 6-8PM.

THURSDAY: Queeraoke Thursdays is back at Midway Cafe in JP every Thursday at 10PM

FRIDAY: Machine’s Slasher Bash hosted by Severity Stone (18+) at Sonia at 10PM

FRIDAY: Beach Ball Friday w/ DJ Michael Giller at La Makina on Revere Beach

SATURDAY: Latin Night meets Black Party at the Volcano Room at La Makina nightclub on Revere Beach at 9PM

SATURDAY: Rocky Horror Picture Show & An American Werewolf in London starts at 11:59PM at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline Click the link to purchase tickets

SUNDAY: Brunch Up Your Life! w/ Music by BEGBICK at the Harp + Bard 11AM – 3PM

SUNDAY: Two Nails, One Love LGBTQ and Family Talk w/ Author Alden Hayashi starts at 7PM

SUNDAY: LEATHER-ETTE: Penitence Hell Week Leather attire encouraged at Phoenix Landing at 9PM

Drag Brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

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

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday 12PM – 4PM
Hosted at Carrie Cocktail Nation Club

Brunch, Paint, and Drag
Sunday 3PM – 8 PM
Boston Urban Pride hosts at Fort Hill Bar & Grill

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

This Weekend in Provincetown

October 17th – 24th Fantasia Fair (SOLD OUT). For more information visit fantasiafair.info.

Making friends: Boston LGBTQ social groups

With the influx  of so many new residents at the start of each academic year, I like to update and share this post each September. If you are new to the area or looking to meet more people outside of a bar setting the groups listed below might be a good first step.  Note that some groups may currently be inactive due to the constraints resulting from COVID-19.

If you don’t see relevant or up-to-date information in the links shared below, contact me directly, and I can help find you the name and email of a contact for that group to learn more. 

BAGLY is a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs and policies for gay youth (volunteers are always welcome).

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses.  Auditions will be held January 19 and 23, 2022.

Boston Gay Men’s Books Club is monthly book club on MeetUp that focuses on literature by and about gay men. This month’s book is The Street Kids by Pier Paolo Pasolini and they will next meet on Sunday, September 19 at 5PM at the Public Garden.

Boston Gaymers is a thriving gaymer community, that holds various in-person and virtual events each month to bring together members and to have fun.

Boston Lesbigay Urban Foundation aims to create safe spaces for events to help build lasting relationships by breaking the cycle of disfunction in marginalized communities and helping to make medical and mental health awareness a priority to help lift up the black / brown / latino LGBTQ+ inner city community. 

Boston Prime Timers is a social organization of mature gay and bisexual men and their friends who join together for educational, support, and social activities.

Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are an areligious Order of Queer, Clown Nuns who pledge ourselves to promulgate Universal Joy and to eliminate Stigmatic Guilt. They are active in the community, engaging in volunteering, activism, entertaining and educating people.

Dignity Boston is a progressive, inclusive community of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics and their allies.

Fenway Health has been serving the local LGBT community for more than 40 years; the Fenway and AAC are always looking for volunteers.

Gay Beer Club is a Boston based organization that produces events and gatherings for members of the gay community. This group was very active pre-pandemic but their website is no longer active and their future is unclear at the moment.

Gay For Good mobilizes the LGBT community to interact with the greater community by volunteering their time with different monthly activities.

Gays Against Guns this group of civic-minded individuals meet and plan social programs aimed at raising awareness about gun violence and advocating for sensible regulations.

Gays for Patsy is a country western dancing club that holds events each month. Beginners are encouraged to join. According to their website they will begin dancing again, starting September 18th but bookmark their webpage to get the latest updates.

History Project is a volunteer-driven organization established in 1980 that focuses on preserving the history of Boston’s LGBT community to make it accessible to future generations. Next week they will be partnering with LGBT Elders of Color to host Stories of Our Inheritance, in Nubian Square.

LGBT Elders of Color is a local group that conducts outreach to isolated LGBT older adults of color. They help build community through social engagement events, creative programs, and provide necessary resources for health care and aging services.

Mass Asian & Pacific Islanders (MAP) is a group that provide health counseling & support, referral & screening services, as well as general health promotion and advocacy for APIs in the Boston metro area and beyond. MAP is always looking for those interested in getting more involved. You can learn more about how to do that here.

Mass Bears & Cubs is a non-profit corporation, organized to provide and promote an inclusive LGBT+ community through charitable fund raising and other community events.

Men of Melanin Magic is an active social group in the Boston metropolitan area for those who identify as queer men of color. They host an annual Men of Color Weekend in Provincetown each summer and currently co-host Bussdown Fridays with Gay Mafia Boston at Legacy each Friday night.

Mountain Tops if you like to get out and hike, check out this gay hiking group in Boston that organizes trips and hikes regularly.

Naked Yoga for Men Naked Yoga For Men has been meeting since January 2000. For most of its history it has met twice per week. Our purpose is to improve our health and also to make friends.

Non-Scene Gay Friends of Greater Boston is a place for the LGBTQ+ community to hang out, make friends, explore Boston, and have fun doing a wide variety of activities typically separate from the gay bar “scene.”

Opus Affair is probably best known for their monthly cocktail party hosted at local restaurants and bars that are also used to help raise money for local arts organizations.

OUTbreath offers a safe space for those who identify as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning to come together to explore the practice of meditation and support each other in community.

Queer Boston Board Gamers is a friendly LGBTQ meet up group that connects regularly to play board games. The group has been on hiatus during the pandemic but their remains posts on their Facebook page that indicates they may be getting ready to come back again.

Yankee Cruising Club was founded over 25 years ago to bring LGBT boaters together to meet, make friends and most importantly get out on the water. You don’t need to have a boat to join – just a passion for boating.

Apologies if I have overlooked any gay organizations in the area. Add information in the comments section or reach out to me, and I’ll be happy to add the group to this list.

What to do this weekend

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This is what is happening in Boston and Provinceton this weekend. If you haven’t been out in a while, come out and show your love by supporting our gay bars and businesses. If you have an event or program you want included in upcoming posts, email bosguymail@gmail.com with the details.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Mass Bears & Cubs Trivia Night w/ host Dave Sawyer at 8PM
FRIDAY: Dancing w/ resident DJ BEGBICK at 10PM
SATURDAY: Dancing w/ resident DJ BEGBICK at 10PM
SUNDAY: Idol Karaoke at 8PM

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THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays and RPDR viewing party starts at 4PM
FRIDAY: Supernature w/ DJ Brian Derrick at 10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ Twisted Gleam at 10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Drag Brunch w/ Mizery starts at 11AM

Cathedral Station Open but no programming scheduled.
The patio will be open and Saturday & Sunday brunch starts at 11AM.

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Frankie & Andy in Napoleon Room at 7PM and dancing with DJ FrenchY at 10PM, special show at 12:30AM
FRIDAY: Bill and Katie in Napoleon Room at 7PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone at 10PM
SATURDAY: Bill and Katie in Napoleon Room at 7PM, RPDR viewing party w/ Mizery at 8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone at 10PM
SUNDAY: Bear Tea Dance w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone at 5PM & Tea w/ the Dame in Napoleon Room at 6:30PM

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FRIDAY: Give me back my mic Karaoke night starts at 8PM
SATURDAY: The Category Is… dance party starts at 10PM

Legacy & Candi Bar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ DJ Coleslaw at Legacy at 10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Shane Marcus at Legacy at 10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess w/ DJ Richie LaDue & Coleslaw at Candi Bar at 10PM

Trophy Room will be reopening for business soon.

Featured LGBTQ+ events

Men of Color Weekend (a.k.a. Frolic) is this weekend in Provincetown.

MaineStreet celebrates Southern Maine Pride join the PRIDE celebrations in Ogunquit.

While there, check out the Dueling Drag Divas, performing each night at MaineStreet.

THURSDAY: NEW GAY NIGHT Quinta Latina Grand Opening is Thursday at Icon in the Theater District with special guest DJ Freddy Sanchez, GoGo Boys and drag show.

FRIDAY: NEW GAY NIGHT Beach Ball Fridays at Revere Beach is a new weekly gay night. Join DJ Michael Giller, drag queen Lady German from NYC and Mizery.

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Drive In Drag Saves 2021 pulls into New England this weekend with drive-in shows all weekend in Wrenthem. All shows were nearly sold out at the time this post was written.

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SATURDAY: Kiki Beach If you’re unsure where the boys go on M Street Beach, check out the map on the Kiki Beach Boston Facebook Page, but when in doubt follow the good music and speedos.

SATURDAY: NEW GAY NIGHT Boom Saturday is presented by Ever Vega at La Makina Night Club on Revere Beach.

SUNDAY: Boston’s Gay Beer Club (GBC) returns after a long hiaitus due to the coronavirus. Former members and newcomers are welcome as GBC uses the social to raise money for BAGLY this Sunday from 7PM – 10PM at the Cambridge Brewing Company.

Drag brunches in Boston

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Madonna Drag Diva Brunch
Saturday, 6/19 @11:00AM – 1:30PM at House of Blues

Mizery Loves Company Disco Drag Brunch
Sunday, 6/20 @11:00AM & 2:00PM at blend

Anyone up for hosting a drag brunch? Seems like a missed opportunity!

Provincetown gay bars & entertainment

Ptown

For more information about live entertainment in Provincetown this week (and all month) click here. Click the links below for more information about each bar.

A House – One of Provincetown’s most popular dance clubs.

Aqua Bar – Located at the Aquarium Marketplace, with views of the harbor.

Backstreet Club – Previously Club Purgatory will NOT reopen this summer.

Buoy Bar – Located on Commercial Street at The Boatslip. It is fabulous for people watching (esp after Tea).

The Club – Lea Delaria’s supper club includes live entertainment in the lounge.

Dive Bar – Weekend piano bar at The Crown & Anchor.

Harbor Lounge – Waterfront cocktail lounge in the East End.

Little Bar – Provincetown’s oldest bar.

Macho Bar – Provincetown’s longest running leather and denim bar.

Monkey Bar – Will NOT reopen this summer.

Paramount – Located at the Crown & Anchor. This is Ptown’s largest dance club.

Porchside Lounge – Located at The Gifford House.

Provincetown Brewery – Popular brew pub on Bradford Street.

Shipwreck Lounge – Located at the Brass Key Guest House.

Tin Pan Alley – This restaurant has a lively piano bar that has a friendly crowd.

The Vault – Located at the Crown & Anchor. This is a leather / fetish bar.

Velvet Lounge – Dance club with DJ Mark Louque spinning each Friday.

The Wave Bar – Located at the Crown & Anchor. This is a fun video bar.

Missing a favorite bar / club in Provincetown? Share it in the comments section. If the status of these bars / clubs change, it will be noted.