Denver In Drag: 5 Hot Spots To Party With Drag Queens

06/24/2011 02:54 pm ET | Updated Sep 20, 2011
  • Sheri L. Thompson

We may have lost Bump-n-Grind this past year along with its weekend Petticoat Bruncheon, but fear not, drag-lovers: There are plenty of Denver venues to get your glamour fix. Check out these five Denver drag queen hot spots.

Drag Nation by Tracks Nightclub: The final Friday of each month brings drama and divas to Tracks Nightclub with Drag Nation, an event featuring local glamour queens like Nina Flowers, Venus Sexton and Felony Misdemeanor. Don’t be surprised if you recognize the monthly celebrity hosts from RuPaul’s Drag Race.
9pm - 2am; $10 pre-sale, $12 at door
Exdo Center, 1399 35th St.; 303-863-7326

Tucked at Charlie’s: Sundays bring “one goddess, a cast of queens and a roll of duct tape” to a drag-filled evening at Charlie’s. Catch glitzy performances and drink specials – $5 Bud Light pitchers – during Tucked, hosted by Goddess Duane.
Sundays at 9:30pm; no cover
Charlie’s, 900 E. Colfax; 303-839-8890

Drag Queen Bingo at J.R.’s: Bingo isn’t just for grandma anymore. Catch four rounds of drag queen bingo at J.R.’s Bar & Grill each Wednesday with prizes including a weekly $250 bar tab giveaway, plus free rounds of drinks.
Wednesdays at 9:30pm; no cover
J.R.’s, 777 E. 17th Ave.; 303-831-0459

Dream Girls Cabaret at Club M: Hamburger Mary’s Club M pulls out all the stops for their weekly Dream Girls Revue, featuring local Denver divas. Check out the online calendar for other upcoming drag events, including drag queen bingo.
Most Fridays at 8pm; $8 cover
Club M, 700 E. 17th Ave.; 303-832-1333

BJ’s Carousel: You can hit BJ’s Wednesday cabaret for an evening of drag fun, but it’s the Saturday line-up that really puts the feather in our boa. Two shows are scheduled each week beginning at 8pm, with varying featured performers and themes. Check the monthly calendar for details.
Saturdays, 8pm & 10pm; no cover
1380 S. Broadway St.; 303-777-9880