You NYC Gay Calendar: Madonna Happenings, Comedian Peter Smith and Queerball

You NYC Gay Calendar: Madonna Happenings, Comedian Peter Smith and Queerball

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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 go to see and be seen.

This week, our list features not one Madonna party but two, non-binary comedian Peter Smith and an underground party in Bushwick.

Check out these top gay NYC calendar picks for the week:


Against the Music


A celebration for 12 years of Madonna’s Confessions On A Dancefloor with some Britney thrown in the mix with DJs and Alex Chapman and Ty Sunderland. Shows by Aquaria with hosts Ezra William, Youvegotnomale, Terence Edgerson, Linux and Sebastian Villa.

Doors at 9:30 p.m. $15 before 10 p.m., $20 after 



Or, you can head to this monthly Madonna rave at Rockbar for another unforgettable night of the Queen of Pop’s music, videos and prizes. Plus, they’ll be celebrating the release of Jeannie Buxo’s brand new photo book, Madonna Live, highlighting her best concert photos of Madge over the years.

$5 cover. Doors at 9:00 p.m. 



Strap on that harness, squeeze into your leather gear and get ready to sweat at this exclusive underground playground. Unleash your deepest, dirtiest desires daddy issues at M.E.A.T.

DJ Nina Flowers makes her M.E.A.T. debut, pumping the dance floor for New York’s sexiest men. Plus enjoy a fresh selection of beats by red-hot Joe Pacheco heating up their all-new “Market.”

Presented by John Blair and Jake Resnicow in association with Alan Picus and Joe Roszak.

Tickets start at $69.00. Doors at 11:30 p.m.

Peter Smith

peter smith
Check out this super-secret special late night lineup of drinking games, good tunes, great jokes and even better drop-ins, all hosted by non-binary comedian Peter Smith. Featuring an after-hours lineup of gorgeous New York indie talent and some not-so-indie, more-so-famous, secret special guests. All Festival performers get in for free so come hang out and let loose at the NYCF home base. You never know what might happen after midnight… or who might show up! Contains partial nudity.
$20 plus two-drink minimum. Doors at midnight.

Underground Bushwick

Casey Spooner
Casey Spooner

Daddy’s Dirty Disco presents Underground Bushwick at Bizarre Bushwick with and Bound Leather Zine Saturday, November 11th. DJs are Johnny Dynell, Casey Spooner and Tommie Sunshine.

Doors at 10:00 p.m.




Queerball is a comedy variety show hosted by Timothy Dunn, for the Ls, Gs, Bs, Ts, Qs, Is… and everyone in between AND everyone outside the lines. They celebrate the gays and the queers, but also the ladies, the freaks, the weirdos, the neo-maxi-zoom-dweebies, the spazzes, the wonks and all their kinds of comedy!

You can expect sketch, improv, characters, stand-up, drag (and drag first timers!), musical comedy — whatever your queer little brains can dream up!

$5 cover at the door. Show at 10:30 p.m.

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