Virginia Pridefest 2015 after (and before) Parties!
No matter what you’re into, Virginia Pridefest 2015 is sure to have a party to fit your flavor. Drag, acoustic performances, and lots of hot nights full of dace beats are aiming to fill you weekending starting Thursday and going late into Saturday night.
The official GayRVA After Pride Party happens with Animal RVA at Balliceaux, but there’s PLENTY of goings on in RVA this weekend. No matter where you end up, you’ll have a blast!
Take a look at the list of parties below and we’ll see you at Brown’s Island on 9/12!
☆ Eric Tomlin
☄ Nicholas K
△ David Miller@ Balliceaux // FREE-ish ($2) // 21+
☆ Eric Tomlin (facebook.com/AnimalRVA)
Dumpster Boogie \\ Diva House \\ Haze Rave \\ Techno
☄ Nicholas K (nicholaskearney.com)
Acid \\ French House \\ Neu Rave \\ Disco
A dance music experience which combines futuristic and retro sounds using sequencers, synths, and drum machines. Nicholas K live spans a wide range of vibrations from warming, to heart pounding, to sweet, sweaty euphoria all rolled into one tight, sexy package.
△ David Miller (facebook.com/AnimalRVA)
NY House \\ Italo \\ Romantic Realness
▲ ANIMAL will also be hosting Elbow Room’s summer zine release! Elbow Room (fka Grlz Night) is an open collective based out of Richmond, Virginia. They aim to create encouraging spaces and build community by hosting events around town, supporting one another and printing a quarterly zine. Anyone is welcome to participate in their group events. However, they hope to center the voices of women, people of color, queer, and non-cisgender folks, as well as anyone who is differently-abled in any way.
They will be releasing their Summer Zine at ANIMAL this weekend! The theme of the zine is “Get it off your chest”.
ᐃᛣᛤᛥᛞᛰᛯᐃ ALL HUMANS WELCOME ᐃᛯᛰᛞᛥᛤᛣᐃ
ABOUT ANIMAL – RVA:
ANIMAL is a creative collective. We are DJs, musicians, artists, and everything in between. Together we produce queer-friendly events throughout Richmond by assembling eclectic, often eccentric, collaborators.
Contact us at AnimalRVA@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in one of our regular events as a charity/good cause, volunteer, performer, or sponsor!
Hosted by Natalie at 9PM (It’s Her Birthday!)Thursday : XXX Diva’s Drag Show w/ $1 Specials
No Cover, $1 Taco’s and Tots Hosted by Michelle Livigne
Celebrating the Return of Sharon Husbands on her BIrthday, with Katrina Colby, Millenium C. Snow, and Monica Duvall FerrahFriday: Pre-Pride Party and Drag Show w/DJ Austin Prime
Bar Swag, Contests, Prizes, and Drag Kings and Queens
Hosted By Sharon Husbands, featuring Michelle Livigne, Katrina Colby, Laronica Vegas, and More!Saturday Night : SAME LOVE Dance Party
DJ Erock Inside and DJ Austin Prime on the Patio
Lots of Pride Swag, 4 Bars and all the Pride Jello you can handle. Doors Open at8PM (Get here Early!)Sunday: After Pride Brunch (Be on the lookout for our buy one get one coupons) 10 AM – 3 PM followed by “Whats the TEA?!” Patio Party and Tea Dance with Pop Up Entertainment from 4 til 8!
Barcode and Smirnoff are at it again!
Happy PRIDE Richmond!
This year, after the festival, we want you to BE LOUD! BE PROUD! And come to the POP OLYMPUS Afterparty hosted by Smirnoff and Barcode!
As in years past, there will be a PRIVATE event, by invitation only from 8-10. After the Smirnoff Pop Paradise reception, we will open to the public for an amazing night of fun, friends and celebration.
Heights will be joining us after the festival to bring some amazing music!
Expect to see another transformation this year, with some of the best music, drinks and swag!
Please join the event to be included on the list. A limited number of invitations are available from the staff! For anyone unable to RSVP via Facebook. Or e-mail BarcodeRVAHr@Gmail.com.
21+, please. :)
NEVER A COVER!
Beats by Heights
Cocktails by Smirnoff
Nightlife by Barcode.
“We worked very hard to make this Pridefest something that our community could be proud of–and I think we achieved that.”September 14, 2015
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