The “Cheers for Queers™” invites you to the 17th annual Raven Halloween Costume Ball- a night of tricks and treats. Your creativity is rewarded with prize packages for the TOP THREE costumes (or group costumes).
Dinner served till 10 pm (reservations recommended to hold your spot), out of this world cocktails, and partake in a highlight of this annual event FREE TAROT READINGS!
DJ Triana will be spinning top 40, Hip Hop, Reggaton, your favorite top 90’s hits, the best throw backs and even some European Hip Hop.
ADV TIX : http://raven2015.bpt.me/
Sunday Redemption is coming to the Milky Way. Come out for dinner, drinks, good music, and good people.
This month we welcome the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (www.hbgc-boston.org) as our host organization. As we network, get to know each other and have a good time, we also want to support important work in the community, so please bring a donation if you can (NOT REQUIRED). Each month we will feature a guest host organization. Hope to see you there!
Uhuru Afrika throws multi-sensory celebrations of culture born from the African continent and the Diaspora. Rooted in deep soulful afro-centric house music, Uhuru Afrika features resident DJ Adam Gibbons resident Malian percussionist Sidy Maiga, and resident VJ Jay Medina.
October 3rd, Uhuru Afrika, the legendary afro dance party returns to Boston with DJEFF AFROZILA! One of the hottest DJ/Producers on the scene and one of our favorites! Joining us from the continent of Africa, His tracks Piluka, Noba, Mwangolé, Sikama, Voce Me Chamou and many others have become anthems at our Uhuru Afrika parties and in proper Uhuru Afrika fashion, we not only PLAY amazing afro-diasporic music, but we bring the the artists that create it from the globe to play or perform it for you, as we have with Black Coffee, Culoe De Song, Zepherin Saint, Zaki Ibrahim, Siji and may others. Djeff is an explosive DJ and you will be in for an amazing experience.
The Court Stenographers of Comedy ride again! Bringing absurd and delightful sketch, standup, characters and surprises to The Milky Way Lounge! This month features a STELLAR lineup of Xazmin Garza, John Paul Rivera, Mark Gallagher and headlined by the Incredible Lillian DeVane!
Come hang out with Owen Linders, Adam Abelson, Sam Ike and James Huessy as we put on another fun showcase of our favorite talented people!
THE INFLUENCE OF DJ BRUNO (A FUNDRAISING APPRECIATION EVENT)
DJ Bruno Productions has had a massive impact on the House Scene in Boston. DJ Bruno himself has helped gather and hold a large community for more than 25 years. We are inviting all to gather on this night as we show our appreciation for him and his love for music which he has shared with us throughout his career. We will celebrate his vision and its manifestations.
DJs will pay tribute to DJ Bruno’s influence and his granting of opportunity to many generations of DJs across genres in the City of Boston by playing the most inspiring Music we can handle.
It is a Give and Give. All proceeds from this event will go directly to the Morency Family.
We ask that you join us! This is a coming together to celebrate DJ Bruno, his accomplishments, his love for music and his love for the Boston House Music Community.
We will see you there. If you would like to be made a host, please let us know.
21+ | $10 cover (Additional Donations Welcomed!)
WE THANK YOU. Prayers Up!!!
Live Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk & Soul!!
Kabir Sen (also known as “MC Kabir”) is both a professional hip hop artist and a music teacher, who has been a staple of Boston’s music scene over the past decade. Originally from London, he is an independent singer, rapper and producer whose music brews a robust blend of thoughtful lyrics, soulful melodies and funky rhythms from around the world. Fusing his creative interests in hip hop, songwriting and education has long been a passion for Kabir, and his background in music education has enabled him to bring his inclusive message to schools, colleges and clubs all over the country.
“Olympic Gold” (feat. Lyrics Born, Edo. G, Mr. Lif, Akrobatik and Gift of Gab” available here: http://www.kabirsen.bandcamp.com
Our live music series is continuing until the end of November! Every Wednesday evening enjoy dinner and a show at Bella Luna with some of Boston’s most talented musicians. Music goes from 6:30-9PM, No Cover, & All Ages.
9.2 – Akashic Record
9.9 – Creek River String Band
9.16 – Patrick Coman Band (BBQ Craftacular)
9.23 – Chris Hersch & The MoonRaiders
9.30 – Emy Tseng
10.7 – Jack Volpe Project
10.14 – Samba De Tres
10.21 – TBA
10.28 – Samba De Tres
11.4 – Ervin Dhimo
11.11 – Samba De Tres
11.18 – B3 Kings
11.25 – Samba De Tres
Gratitude to You All for allowing ERATO to rise higher and higher!
We’re very excited for this month’s installment Family and Friends. V.E.R.Y.
We’re holding a Cosmic White Affair and encouraging the room to flow in all star bright Whites. The galaxy will be peeping us on this night!
And hearing the sounds of Residents Dende and Mystina (T.C.C.) alongside our Multitalented Guest, Venus7 – Diva of the Deep!! Read her massive bio below, but here is a quick testimony: She Is IT.
This is an invitation to dance to the sounds of an incredible Selectress/DJ/Producer/
$10 Cover, Doors at 9PM, 21+
In preparation & celebration of Boston Carnival we along with SecretSociety Boston, ‘if you can Feel it, you can Speak it’ Open Mic Movement and Buenas Entertainment, are hosting a FLAG PARTY!!
so, get your flag(s) and come wave them with us this Saturday, the 22nd at the Milky Way!
kitchen closes at 10
no dress code
Every third Wednesday of the month, comedians Andrew Mayer and Will Smalley join forces to present a weapons-grade amount of fun to an audience full of pizza. The show features some of Boston’s best stand-up comedians, with a few weird surprises mixed in.
9:30 PM, free show, 21+. Two-for-one tickets if you can both fit under a trenchcoat (not provided).
Story Club Boston is a storytelling/reading event with featured performers and slots for open mic readers to tell their 8 minute stories based on the night’s theme. The theme for this month’s show: That One Song…: Stories Inspired by Music. Bring your stories of events in your life that involve music in some way. Suggested donation: $5 Find out more at www.storyclubboston.com
Our live music series is back! Every Wednesday evening all year long enjoy dinner and a show at Bella Luna. Music goes from 6:30-9PM and August features:
8.5: Planet Radio – Planet Radio is a six-piece intergalactic ensemble based in Boston. Schooled in jazz and influenced by the Cosmos, the groups’ collective approach creates a soulful, wholly unique sound.
8.12 Isabel Stover – Jazz
8.19 – B3 Kings – Soul, boogaloo, blues, funk, and rock
8.26 – Samba De Tres – Traditional Brazilian / Jazz
No Cover, All Ages
Ben & Eric are back together for ONE NIGHT ONLY with BRAND NEW MATERIAL!
Enjoy the comedic stylings of Eric Mearns and friends, the musical comedy of the Walkin’ Cowboys, and the puppetry of Pam Severns and Murray the Bunny all the way from the fancypants city of Los Angeles!
It’s free! So bring your friends and your parents and your cat too! Ok, don’t bring your cat.
12- 12:45 Opposite People
11- 11:45 Nicole Alexandra (CD Release)
10- 10:45 Gideon Grey
9:30 DOORS // 21+ // $7 at the door, $5 advance
UNITED SOUNDS OF HOUSE MUSIC featuring DJs:
KC HALLET (Deep House)
LEO ALARCON (Afro House)
JESSE CARDOSO (Soulful House)
DJ BRUNO (Anything he wants to play)
$5 | 21+ | 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
BOSTON’S HOUSE DJs UNITE TO MAKE YOU DANCE, DANCE, DANCE!
Soulkore presents: UNIVERSAL THURSDAYS! Boston Mass’ Official Zulu Nation monthly event
Open mic kicks off the night:
All types of talent welcome! come and express yourself
DJ Nomadik & Essex aka Anthony Schofield hosts
If interested in signing up, ARRIVE BY 9:30 (space limited!)
Raffles and other activities during the event
21+ … $5 before 10pm, $7 after
BOSTON’s #1 SOULISTIC MOVEMENT l AFRODESIACITY™ presents: Futuristic Soul Music Series Tonight and every third Thursday of the month.
Music Curator: BOBBY BANGERS
Live Music ALLTOGETHER PRODUCTIONS + BD3 FILMS
Hosted by April Stanford
The night will transform into a musical experience including a freestyle open mic portion inviting an industry of artist, producers, and tastemakers creating a soulful collage. special guest features will appear with their own melody to highlight the event as prospectors watch and observe.
Eat. Drink. Listen. See Art and much, much more
Freestyle Open Mic: Come Early, Signup at 9:39PM
21+ | $10 | FMI email@example.com
The ‘Feel it, Speak it’ Open Mic prides itself on being the ONLY monthly open mic DEDICATED to the LGBTQI community of Color and its Allies. We welcome ANYONE to step up to our mic! We offer a non-discriminating, non-pretentious, non-elitist platform for one and all to express themselves!
Never been on the mic before? More reason to come! [we love newbies!]
Don’t consider yourself an ‘Artists/Performer’? Who cares?!
Just wanna tell someone about your day? Tell it!
Open Mics are held EVERY 2nd Thursday at Bella Luna and are followed by a dance party!!!
At each mic free food is available for open mic attendees. Additionally there is a short film screening at the beginning, and a Feature at the end.
Fore more info on this month’s event, please visit the group page @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/feelitspeakit/
Dyke Night is thrilled to bring you DJ Triana for Fourth Fridays in August!
Check out this hot spot “Cheers for Queers” to meet up with old friends and meet new ones. Fourth Friday at the Milky Way was awarded the esteemed Best of Boston award for Best Lesbian Scene by Boston magazine & The Improper Bostonian.
Dyke Night’s mission is to partner entertainment with philanthropy by bringing high quality entertainment, fundraisers and dance parties to help support the LGBT Boston community. Their mission is achieved by donating a % of profits to LGBT causes.
Come early and enjoy a wonderful full menu served till 11 pm, dinner reservations recommended- stay late to dance. http://www.dykenight.com for more info