Home For the Holidays
Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Pl (btwn W Third/Fourth Sts), nycgmc.org. The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus’ Christmas concert tells the story of a young man discovering the Big Apple and finding his chosen family. Broadway veteran Carolee Carmello makes a guest appearance. 8pm; $45–$75.
Rebel Hearts Holiday Party
Rockbar, 185 Christopher St (@ Weehawken St), rockbarnyc.com. Madonnathon NYC’s holiday party will be full of Madonna cheer, Madonna giveaways, and Madonna tunes by DJ Jene. 9pm; $5.
The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 W 42nd St (btwn Ninth/Tenth Aves), spincyclenyc.com. The girls of Distorted Diznee are going homo for the holidays with a drag spectacle straight off the Vegas Strip starring Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Pixie Aventura, and Brenda Dharling. 10pm; $20 (plus $15 food/drink minimum).
G Lounge, 225 W 19th St (btwn Seventh/Eighth Aves), glounge.com. Spend your Fridays at this Chelsea favorite, getting worked up by the rotating DJs who know how to bring serious noise and go-go boys who most certainly live up to the party’s oversized name. 10pm; free.
Lovegun, 617 Grand St (btwn Lorimer/Leonard Sts), Williamsburg, 718-388-3411. Are you a Hannah, a Marnie, a Shoshanna, or a Jessa? No one gives a shit at Frankie Sharp’s party, where the girls are the queens of Brooklyn and the boys shake their shit to music by red hot DJs. 10pm; $5 before midnight/$10 general admission.
The Ritz, 369 W 46th St (btwn Eighth/Ninth Aves), ritzbarandlounge.com. BoiParty takes over all three levels of The Ritz, with DJ Xavier on the main dance floor, Rico Alexis on the second floor, and Mikey Mo in the third floor’s go-go lounge. 10pm; free.
Phoenix, 447 E 13th St (btwn First/Second Ave), phoenixbarnyc.com. The soundtrack is pop and the boys crowding the dance floor are super cute every week at Michael Cohen’s long-running Friday night party. 10pm; free.
Rockin Disco Fag Bar
Eastern Bloc, 505 E Sixth St (btwn Aves A/B), easternblocnyc.com. When you party at a bar this narrow, it just means that you have to get closer and closer to all the hot hunks packed inside. You won’t be complaining when you see just how hot these East Village men are. Feast your eyes on go-go boys and groove to DJ Darren Dryden’s freaky beats at this Friday night favorite. 11pm; free.