Metro Weekly

Official Nightlife Events

DC Black Pride 2008

The following venues and promoters have supported Black Lesbian & Gay Pride Day Inc., the nonprofit organization that produces DC Black Pride weekend. We hope that you will use your dollars to support those who have supported your community.

Please note: Events Subject to Change Without Notice

Thursday, May 22

The Chemist: Soul Cafe
Station 9 (formerly Cadavez)
1438 U Street NW
Featuring Live Performances by Butta Fly Soul, Red Summer, Monte J, Ganessa James, Nhojj, Ashley Phillips & Baron
$20 Online
$25 at Door
VIP Admission: $35
OFFICIAL: VIP & Platinum Passes enter FREE
VIP Admission includes a complimentary Vodka Drink, Light Buffet and no wait in line entryway

Welcome to DC Social Happy Hour
Presented by DJ India’s Euphoria
Club Eyebar
1716 I St. NW
Come Meet, Greet and Mingle at one of DC’s Hottest clubs
Dress code: Casual Chic
Eclectic vibe with Soul, Lounge, Deep House, Underground Conscious Hip Hop and Old School
21+ with proper ID
No cover

Friday, May 23

Molecular: DC Black Pride Style Fashion Show
Produced by Glynn Jackson
M Street Renaissance Hotel
Fashion Show featuring a hot mix of some of country’s hottest designers and models representing the Black LGBT Community
Opening performance by KC Sullivan
Reception features Buffet & Cash Bar
$20 in advance
$35 at the door
Tickets available at the Atomic Lounge

Touch My Body
Presented by 3 Kings
33 New York Ave. NE
Featuring ”Touch My Body” Best Body in a Tank Top Contest Hosted by Chris Blaze of Be Bar
Cash prize
Music by DJ Aziatic
Spinning the hottest R&B, Hip-Hop & House
$10 B4 Midnight, $15 After
$5 discount w/ OFFICIAL: VIP Pass: $5 Discount
Free w/ OFFICIAL: Platinum Pass
Please use side entrance thru back gate off N Street
21 to Enter/ID Required
2 Blocks from New York Ave. Metro (Red Line)
New Parking Lot Now Open on New York Ave
For more information contact
3 Kings @ 202-372-6500

Dance Party
Presented by DJ India Euphoria DC
1336 U St. NW
Special Performance by conscious hip hop/songstress Amanda Diva (
Amanda Diva replaced ”Floacist” Natalie Stewart of the Grammy-nominated R&B duo Floetry on the 21-city Floetry Remix tour. Miss Diva has released the seminal EP Life Experience,the first installment in her ”Experience Trilogy” series. Taking Life Experience on the road she recently toured with Kanye West protege Lupe Fiasco
DC’S Flyest view
4 Chic Levels with Retractable Glass Rooftop
$20 in advance
$30 at door
Advance tickets available online at or

Saturday, May 24

Proton: Gonna’ Make You Sweat
Old School House Party (for the Ladies & Fellas)
Renaissance M Street Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Lower Level Ballroom
Brought to you by DC Black Pride & The Best of Washington
DJ Mandrill Spinning Soulful Vocal Old School House Music and Posing Beats for lovers of dance music!
Cash Bar
Light Buffet
$10 in advance, Tickets available at the Atomic Lounge
$20 at the door
OFFICIAL: Pride Pass, VIP Pass and Platinum Pass Holders Enter free

The Official DC Black Pride Ladies Event 2008
Presented by Lure
RnR Bar & Lounge
717 6th NW
3 Floors plus rooftop
DJ Bornillis
DJ KStarr
Special performances by E-Cleff, TazMajik, Devon Santiago, Ms. Pooh and Bad Boys, 11:30pm
Casual Dress, no athletic wear
Cover starting at $5

Presented by Kate of LoverGirlNYC, Monique of Exclusive Entertainment and Karen Wilson
1123 H Street NE
DJ India
DJ Mary Mac
DJ China
DJ Missy B
DJ Trini
DJ Tease
Hosted by Dynamic Duo Lucky & Jetaun
Featuring ”The Wet Beauties”
$20 Advance Tickets (no wait in line)
$20 at the Door
$5 Discount with Official: VIP Pass
Free with Official: Platinum Pass
21+ and over w/ proper id please

”A Secret Society Event for Exclusive People In The Life”
Presented by Millionaire Mind Group
Lounge 201
201 Massachusetts Ave. NE
10pm-3amOpen Bar All Night
Unique hors d’ oeuvres served to you by trained wait staff
PLUS: Free Millionaire Mind Group Specialty Martini’s All Night
No Athletic Gear, No Baseball Caps
Fashionable jeans acceptable
21+ to Enter
DJ Jai Syncere
$50 w/ OFFICIAL: Platinum Pass

Presented by Oohzee & Onyx Entertainment
Club Mirrors
33 New York Ave
2 Levels
2 Bars
$15 B4 Midnight
$20 After
$5 Discount with OFFICIAL: VIP Pass
FREE with OFFICIAL: Platinum Pass

Sunday, May 25

The Nucleus
OFFICIAL: DC Black Pride UNITY Party
649 New York Ave.
Featuring: The OFFICIAL Headliner Fantasia
Opening performance by Bry’Nt
Additional performances by KC Sullivan and Eriq J’Mar
Special Appearance by the City Gym Boys
3 Levels
5 bars
DJ Rodney, DJ Erin Kelly and DJ Spontaneous Spinning Hip-Hop, House & R&B.
General Admission: $35 in advance; $75 at the door
Free with OFFICIAL: VIP & Platinum Passes
VIP: $55 in advance; $110 at the door – No Wait In Line – VIP Level with/2 Bars
Platinum Access: $80 in advance; $160 at the door
No Wait In Line – Platinum Level with/Bar, Meet & Greet w/ Fantasia, Light Buffet

Presented by Oohzee & Onyx Entertainment
The Aqua
1818 New York Ave. NW
2 Levels
2 Bars
$15 B4 Midnight, $20 After

Sixth Annual U Street Bar Hop Block Party
Presented by DJ India
Several Venues For 1 Price
The Original Official Bar Hop Bar Crawl on U St.
All Venues within the same Block
Valet Parking All Night

1326 U ST. NW

1336 U ST. NW
4 levels with Retractable Glass Rooftop
Hosted by: Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out Girl and Snoop Dogg’s
”Sensual Seduction” Model Sexy Coffee
$30 at the door
$20 with ticket stub from Fantasia Concert

Monday, May 26

T-Shirt & Panties
Presented by Oohzee & Onyx Entertainment
The Aqua
1818 New York Ave. NW
Hosted By Adina Howard
2 Levels, 2 Bars
$15 All Night Long
FREE with OFFICIAL: VIP & Platinum Passes