Let’s weekend. Right now. We deserve it.
Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor Because a little Mr. Simon and the laughs provided by this beloved play is just what our lives need right now. Walnut Street Theatre, now-March 5th, $20-$85, various showtimes, 825 Walnut St.
DJ Chris Urban Whether he’s owning your Franky Bradley‘s lives this weekend with his monthly Floor Werq affair, taking over L’Etage every Saturday night, or making you work for those brunch beats every Sunday at Positano Coast, the only thing you should know about this busy and oh, so talented local DJ is that he does it all for you like Ms. Janet. Now, dance. 10 pm, Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St., 10 pm, L’Etage, 624 South 6th St. 12 pm, Positano Coast 212 Walnut St.
Sing Your Life Karaoke What it all comes down to is just sing it out…and let the grooves in Ms. Sara Sherr’s Sing Your Life Karaoke collection take you there Sun, 9-2, Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South Street Tues, 9-2, 12 Steps Down, 9th and Christian Thurs, 9-2 W/N W/N 931 Spring Garden, Fri, 9-1 Southhouse, 2535 S. 13th St. Saturday, 9-1:45 Les & Doreen’s Happy Tap,1301 E Susquehanna Ave
Austra The electronic soaked sounds of this Canada based music project are guaranteed to plug your cabesa back into its socket in no time at all, especially when it comes to anything served up from their latest set, the aptly titled, Future Politics. Tonight, 7pm, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St, tickets
Worthy/Oliver Dollar When it comes to the one, two pulsating punch of these beat maestros, we must make like Chic and dance, dance, dance for our lives. Tonight, 11pm, Coda, 1712 Walnut St, tickets
Nutz & Boltz 1st Anniversary Party Hard to believe that’s it already been a year since Mr. Anthony Noce opened the doors to the Gayborhood’s reigning fashion spot, but you know what they say…time flies when your fabulous. So, bring your fabulous selves over for a par-tay that includes discounts on some of your favorite gear, prizes, refreshments, and of course, lube wrestling, which you can sign up for right here. See you there! Saturday, 6pm, 1220 Spruce St.
Bev’s Foxy Bitchfest! With reigning local drag divas Astala Vista, Aurora Whorealis, Iris Spectre, Zsa Zsa St. James and the unveiling of Ms. Bev’s Kellyann Conway impersonation, this is one Gayborehood hoops holdin’ extravaganza you don’t want to miss. Plus, Josyln Fox from RPDR is also stopping by, so make like Bev’s wig and snatch those tickets up right now. Saturday, Tabu, 9 pm (VIP) 945 (you), 200 South 12th St.
Morgan Page Because sometimes you just have to cruise down to A.C. and let that body get to work like nobody’s business. Saturday, 10 pm, 1 Borgata Way, 08401 tickets
The Chris Paterno Band Last year, Philly Mixtape got the chance to spill some local music tea with Mr. Paterno and get introduced to all of his talents, peep it up right here, and then go show your love to this extraordinary local talent. Saturday, Bourbon & Branch, 8 pm, 705 N. 2nd St., tickets
XPresidents While there’s lots of talent this weekend taking over in Philly, there’s also a whole bunch of it about to own Manayunk, case in point the cast that includes Keely Siblia, Kenny Price, XPresidents and Boy Wonder, all of whom are about to serenade The Grape Room tomorrow night. Saturday, 8 pm, 105 Grape Street, 19127
Snowball 2017 In just one day, the most fabulous and entertaining party of the year is about to take over…our City of Brotherly Love lives. So, get out of those sweatpants, slip on those finest all white duds and prepare to get pelted with the talents that will be on full tilt, including extraordinary performances by the fine crew in Brian Sanders’ JUNK and many, many more that’ll be guaranteed to have you checkin’ those purses for your local entertainment lives. Look no further because it’s all right here. Get those tickets. Saturday, BOK Gymnasium, 1901 S. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Michael McDonald Yes, that Michael McDonald and lots of his friends including Warren Haynes, Don Was and John Medeski are ready and waiting for you with their classic adult contemporary melodies.Sunday, Verizon Hall @ Kimmel Center, 7pm, 300 South Broad St. tickets
Felix Jaehn Pass the pina colada to go along with these tropically infused grooves, please. Sunday, Coda, 8pm, 1712 Walnut St,. tickets
Sinful Sundays @ Tabu On Monday, Philly Mixtape is very pleased to be putting Gayborhood hot spot Tabu in its first venue spotlight of the year, and while we don’t want to spill just yet, if you’re really looking to get introduced to the vibes provided by this long-lasting rainbow kissed establishment, sashay on over and let legendary local drag goddesses Isis, Omyra Lynn, Navaya Shay, Brooklyn Ford and the rest of their glamorous gaggle of gal pals get you well versed and ready to spill. Sunday, no cover, 9 pm, Tabu, 200 South 12th St.
iheart80s Party/Feb 4th Gird all the Aqua Net and stack up those shoulder pads, because we’re just one week away from Philly Drag Mafia diva and resident Philly Mixtape local drag tea cabinet tipper Brittany Lynn taking the stage alongside 80s goddesses Stacey Q and Taylor Dayne for a par-tay you shall never forget, kween.
If that’s not enough Rubix Cube realness for you, Songbird songstress and extraordinary talented local singing and acting sensation, Brittany Marie is about to give you “Love is a Battlefield” life as the one-and-only Ms. Pat Benetar, only adding to the mix that this show is about to take over our ’80s moth’a lovin worlds next weekend. Get those tickets. The Block at Harrah’s Philadelphia, 8 pm, 777 Harrah’s Blvd., Chester, PA
Listen to Music/All the Time Because…life.
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