Every week we take a look at the biggest and best happenings on the gay NYC calendar so you know what to do and where to see and be seen.
This week, our list features the the return of Fischerspooner, Bob The Drag Queen’s Bloodbath and a special Halloween installment of the Lady Liberty drag competition.
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Friday, Oct. 27
Fischerspooner at Brooklyn Steel
After a four-year hiatus, musical duo Fischerspooner return with an all new project, “an expansive multimedia work spanning a museum exhibition, an art book, and SIR, their first collection of new music in nearly a decade.” You’ll be able to find out if the wait was worth it at their first show at Brooklyn Steel.
Doors at 8 p.m. Show at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30.
Maneater at Copacabana
Climb to the rooftop of the Copacabana (760 8th Ave.) and navigate your way through three UV-illuminated rooms of neon craziness. Enjoy music by RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Pearl and Mimi Imfurst with late night DJ Erol Sabadosh. There’ll also be glow body painting, pop-up shows and a costume contest at midnight judged by Pearl, CT Hedden and Monica Blewinsky. $200 goes to the best individual costume with another $200 prize going to the best couple’s costume.
Doors at 11 p.m. For tickets.
Madd Haus at Rebar
Maddelynn Hatter is hosting a special Halloween edition of her party Madd Haus at Rebar (225 W. 19th St.) in Chelsea. Boomer Banks, Jared Bradford, David Emmanuel and Richard JMV provide the visual entertainment while DJ duo DAWsDOT provides the beats.
Doors at 9 p.m. No cover.
Saturday, Oct. 28
Hallow-Wiener at Metropolitan
Frankie Sharp is hosting a special edition of his weekly Metrosensual at Metropolitan (559 Lorimer St.). Jackie Beat flies in on her broomstick to scare the children with her poop jokes and dick ballads. Sharp DJs with Ernie Cote, William Francis and LA Olympics from Chicago.
Doors at 9 p.m. Shows late. $5 before midnight.
Vincent Cooper is producing a very special Halloween edition of his popular Lady Liberty drag competition at the Ace Hotel (20 W. 29th St.). “Lady Liberty Witch Hunt” will feature top rising queens in New York City competing for the $1,000 prize package. The competitors are Miss Carriage, Izzy Uncut, Poppy, Sullivan, Gilda Wabbit, Miss Ogeny, Vanna Deux, Nadia Fusionn, Blair Bitch, Jasmine Kennedie and Aviva Dickman.
Hosted by Brita Filter and Rosé, audience members receive a voting ballot for each drink they purchase to vote for their favorite queen. The winner will be determined by a combination of audience vote and judges’ scores.
Doors at 9 p.m. $5 cover at the door includes one voting ballot.
Sunday, Oct. 29
The queens at Brandon Voss’ Drag Brunch in New York City are giving all new sickening, gagging and zombified performances for a Halloween Drag Brunch at the Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St.)
With host Shequida and DJ David Serrano, Sugga Pie Koko, Bootsie Lefaris, Jada Valenciaga, Pattaya Hart and Shuga Cain take to the stage in this very frightening drag brunch revue.
Showtimes at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. $39.95 includes show, brunch and open bar. Reserve here.
Bob The Drag Queen and Mitch Ferrino are bringing back the second installment of last year’s Bloodbath, this time to Stage 48 (605 W. 48th St.) This popular dance party also features pop-up performances by some of your favorite queens and a unique meet-and-greet experience too.
This year’s performance lineup includes Bob, Trixie Mattel, Aja, Alexis Michelle and Pixie Aventura with hosts Brenda Dharling, Tina Burner, Honey Davenport, Zarria Van Wales and Egypt.
Doors at 11 p.m. General Admission in advance $35. More at the door. Buy tickets here.