Philly's Drag Events & Performances

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Philadelphia, PAPhilly's Drag Events & Performances - Admirers of drag will delight in a visit from RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bob the Drag Queen, a birthday roast for regional drag queen Bev as well as a lively Mr. Philly Drag King 2019 pageant. Take a look below to find out what to look forward to this year from Philly's LGBTQ scene in spring 2019:


 Philadelphia Drag Events & Performances

Gay BINGO! – Springtime delivers several opportunities to win a few prizes within a monthly game night organized by drag queens. The Loews Philadelphia Hotel hosts Black-Tie Gay BINGO! (March 23), an event offering a sit-down dinner, open bar, and lively music. Join in the fun for Swinging Sixties (April 13), Royal Wedding (May 11) as well as the season-ending, Goddesses of Gay BINGO! (June 22). Profits benefit nearby HIV/AIDS service organization AIDS Fund Philly. Loews, 1200 Market Street; Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad Street; (215) 731-9255, www.aidsfundphilly.org

Bob the Drag Queen – RuPaul’s Drag Race’s season eight winner, a breathtaking night of lively shows boasting top Philly queens such as Bev, Iris Spectre, and Sutton Fearce. March 31. Tabu Lounge & Bar, 254 S. 12th Street, (215) 964-9675, www.tabuphilly.com

Mr. Philly Drag King 2019 – Mustaches show up in plethora for this yearly pageant to award the regions top drag king. The crowd will actually, choose which male impersonator reigns superior featuring lively performances together with Q&A contests. April 6. William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street, www.facebook.com/mrphillydragking

A Night of Negativity: The Birthday Celebration Roast of Bev – Philly comedy queens gather to roast original drag artist Bev on her special birthday. The evening guarantees to be loaded with witty put-downs and more than enough laughs to keep the vibe light and sassy. April 6. Tabu Lounge & Bar, 254 S. 12th Street, (215) 964-9675, www.tabuphilly.com

Miss Philly Pride 2019 – Regional drag queens as well as female-identifying performing artist compete in a showcase of outfits, lively performances as well as Q&A sessions. In addition to a crown, sash, and hefty cash prize, the lucky Miss Philly Pride 2019 a sought after spot on the grand marshal’s float in the PrideDay LGBT Parade. April 7. Tabu Lounge & Bar, 254 S. 12th Street, (215) 875-9288, www.phillygaypride.org

 

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