Baga Chipz / Photo via Facebook

LGBTQ Nightlife Forecast: May 5 – 19

Cholo // Cinco 

May 5, 10pm 

The Basement / Southern Feed Store 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the correct way by decolonizing the tradition. Celebrate La Batalla de Puebla with dancing to music by DJ Desde Guatemala, vendors, performances, tacos, and drinks. Tickets at basementatl.com. 

 

Charlotte de Witte – North American Tour 

May 6, 11pm 

District Atlanta

Tickets at bit.ly/CHARLOTTEATL2023. 

 

Beer and Margarita Bust for the Kid

May 7, 3pm 

The Hideaway 

It’s a Cinco weekend fundraiser to benefit For the Kid in All of Us! With DJ Devon Rex. 

 

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament 

May 7, 7pm 

Joystick 

Every Sunday, Joystick hosts a knockout Smash tournament! Sign up starts at 6:30pm!

 

Cartridge ATL 

May 10, 8pm 

Joystick

Black-owned gamer lounge Cartridge 

ATL takes over Joystick every Wednesday with live DJs, food, gaming tournaments, and karaoke! 

 

Maryoke 

May 10, 9pm 

Mary’s

 

Open Mic Comedy 

May 11, 8pm 

Joystick 

Spend Thursday nights laughing at the best local comedians in town! Hosted by Travis Allen. 

 

Country Night 

May 11, 9pm 

The Heretic

Enjoy LGBTQ-friendly country two-step, line dancing, and more! Don’t know how? Come early for the free dance lessonat 8pm! 

 

Queer Bait 

May 12 

Mary’s

Gay pop videos with DJ Headmaster!

 

Earth Magic Tour with Dreamer’s Delight and Blookah 

May 12, 11pm 

District Atlanta 

Tickets at bit.ly/INZOATL2023. 

 

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament 

May 14, 7pm 

Joystick

Every Sunday, Joystick hosts a knockout Smash tournament! Sign up starts at 6:30pm! 

 

Fish and Chipz: Baga Chipz

May 16, 8pm 

Future Atlanta

Hosted by Destiny Brooks and Phoenix with the casts of Fantasy Girls and Disco Dollz. Meet and greet with Baga Chipz starts at 8pm, show at 9pm. Tickets at future-atlanta.com. 

 

Cartridge ATL 

May 17, 8pm 

Joystick

Black-owned gamer lounge Cartridge 

ATL takes over Joystick every Wednesday with live DJs, food, gaming tournaments, and karaoke! 

 

Maryoke 

May 17, 9pm 

Mary’s

 

Warp Zone Pup Night 

May 17, 10pm 

Heretic 

Every first and third Wednesday, the Heretic is the pup’s favorite play pen! With DJ Tracy Levine. No cover. 

 

Open Mic Comedy 

May 18, 8pm 

Joystick

Spend Thursday nights laughing at the best local comedians in town! Hosted by Travis Allen.

 

Country Night 

May 18, 9pm 

The Heretic

Enjoy LGBTQ-friendly country two-step, line dancing, and more! Don’t know how? Come early for the free dance lesson at 8pm! 

 

Queer Bait 

May 19 

Mary’s

Gay pop videos with DJ Headmaster!