And to all of the Broad Street runners about to take flight on Sunday….slay.
*For a preview of tomorrow’s annual South Street Festival, check this out courtesy of uwishunu.*
Jerry’s Girls Keep some delightful Philly theater vibes going all May and beyond (Dirty Dancing and Saturday Night Fever are also on their gleeful way) and grab those tickets for a magical evening jam-packed with the music of Jerry Herman and some of Broadway’s best musicals, including Hello Dolly!, Mame, Mack and Mabel, Dear World and La Cage Aux Folles. What it all comes down to is….all of these shows for life. Enough said. April 4th-July 2nd, Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, various showtimes and ticket prices 825 Walnut St.
Sing Your Life Karaoke Although the weather this weekend is looking to be a tad bit frightful, the many, many selections in Ms. Sara Sherr’s always sunny Sing Your Life Karaoke collection are guaranteed to make you (yes, you) feel so delightful, so get out there and sing like Reese Witherspoon at any one of these fabulous Philly locations listed below. 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
DJ Chris Urban Whether it’s Franky Bradley’s (10 pm, 1320 Chancellor St.) tonight for LIT, his recurring L’Etage (9 pm, 620 S. 6th St.) takeover tomorrow night or Positano Coast (12pm-4, 212 Walnut St.) for your bubbly brunch needs on Sunday, Philly’s busiest DJ has got you more than covered for all of your weekend dancing queens and kings needs. And the best part? He does it all of for you like Ms. Janet. Now, baila mucho.
DJ Jimmy DePre If you’re wondering where every single cinco de mayo Philly kween will be gettin their dance life on after El Vez tonight, it’s right alongside Mr. Jimmy DePre, who’ll no doubt be serving up the dance music truth in just a bit while giving it to you one more time like Ms. Spears tomorrow night. Now, dance, bish. 10 pm, Tavern on Camac, 243 S. Camac St.
Bearlesque 4 Year Anniversary! “4 Years of bumping, grinding, rip-away pants, rhinestones, jaw-dropping performances, popped-pasties, downright sexiness, LOL-inducing moments, powerhouse performances, and packed houses…. Bearlesque is JUST getting started.“ Enough said. Now, put your paws up and join your gingerlicious host, Connor Michalchuk, and get ready to roll around in performances by Bev, Carriage Return, Saynt Von Dean, and of course…Turnpyke and many, many more of the furry, fuckable one-and-only, Philly Bearlesque troupe.
Eureka O’Hara You betta sashay over to ICandy (254 South 12th St.) tonight and help them say haaaay to RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 diva Eureka O’Hara to the City of Brotherly Love, all while she celebrates her invitation straight from Mama Ru her damn self to what’s already sure to be a slaying tenth round of Drag Race! So, don’t wait around and see how it turns out, chantay straight to the Gayborhood tonight……Doors are at 10, meet and greet at 11, and show to follow thereafter hosted by Miss ICandy 2017 Ariel Versace as well as performances from local drag dolls, Brooklyn Ford, ChaChi Divine, Chastity St. Cartier and Farrah Mascera! Tonight, 10 pm, 21+, standing room only. For much more on tonight’s RPDR spectacle, strut on over to its official Facebook spot right here. Now.
Fearce Frenzy Since it’s already known that Ms. Sutton Fearce is always a day late and a dollar short, she fucked up again and thinks cinco de mayo is in fact…tomorrow. But guess what, kween? She’s about to throw a, um, fierce Seis de Mayo party that’s guaranteed to put the “J” in your ‘Lo’.” Joining her along for the mucho caliente fiesta will be the always hilarious, Miss Bev and the always stunning, Maria TopCat, all while they just get fucked up on margaritas and have a fabulous gay time. Sounds like fun, right? Go. Tomorrow, 9pm, Philly’s Benchwarmers Sports Bar, 2676 Bridge St.
Bishop Briggs When the thunderous vibes of Ms. Briggs take over Philly and your entire weekend existence…of course, there’s only one way to find out…get those tickets for tonight’s show. 8 pm, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.
Tycho If you’re looking for a laid back, chilled the fuck out good time tonight..pass it to the right as you grab those tickets for access to the riffed out rhythms that Thcho will no doubt be serving up at the Electric Factory later this evening. Grab those tix. 830 pm, Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th St.
Cosmic Gate When the weekend starts to kick in, tho….you go see dance music pioneers Cosmic Gate take over Rumor tonight. Tonight, 10 pm, Rumor Philly, 1500 Sansom St.
DJ El Nino Did someone say cinco de mayo dance party all god damn weekend long? Yas. Cuba Libre, Saturday, 10pm South 2nd. St
Cake 5:An NSFW Dance Party You know what they say…the more cake in life the better you do in life…so you should absolutely get ya life along with DJs Sharyn Stone and Trprkpr tomorrow night as they give you those grooves for an ultra secretly located ‘n sexy dance party where you can certainly have your cake and eat it, too. But since tomorrow night is all about that music, press play on this luscious Junior Vasquez mix of Madonna’s “Secret” while you go right here to get yours to get the latest Big D’s on tomorrow night’s under-the-covers par-tay. And perhaps the best part..proceeds will go to Juntos, a community-led, Latinx immigrant organization in South Philadelphia fighting for human rights as workers, parents, youth, and immigrants, which you can learn more and donate directly to right here. But in the meantime, let’s dance.
Honeygasm Sunday Franky Bradley’s coveted second story stage plus your host Flrt Vonnegut plus performances by Honetree Evil Eye, Mika Romantic, St. Anytime and your winner of Philadelphia’s Burlesque Battle Royale, Penny Praline with a dash of gummy grooves provided by DJ Lili St. Queer equals……your May just got wild and deliciously doused with lots of local entertainment truth. Be there. Sunday, 7 pm, Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.
Showtunes Sundays The first Showtunes Sunday of Maaaaay equals Tavern on Camac ain’t ready. Oh, wait…of course they are, Mary Clarence kween. Sunday, 9pm, Tavern on Camac, 243 S. Camac St.