Queer Bash Pride Queer Bash celebrates Pride with a “choose your own adventure” of dress-up mashup themes, including Epaulette, Lafayette, Russian Roulette, Suffragette, Corvette, Luncheonette, Forgive & Forget, Triple Threat, Pirouette, Fagette, Stagette and Cigarette. DJs Jef Leppard, Colby B and performances by Isolde N Barron, Jaylene Tyme and Valynne Vile. 9pm. The Cobalt, 917 Main St. $16 advance at Little Sister’s, 1238 Davie St. thecobalt.ca
Dyke March and Festival — Grandview Park, Sat, Aug 2 JANET RERECICH
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DJs Nancy Dru (from Bonz.ai), Taffi Louis (from Truckerdisco) and guests spin thick, heavy techno and jackin’ house beats. 9pm–2:30am. Blood Alley, 22 Blood Alley Square. $10.
Confessions on a Dance Floor Party Martyr Productions presents DJs Dance Control (Toronto), Furiousgreencloud, ManyBothans, Nancy Dru and visuals by VJ Sister Danielle Marlene Gotell. 10pm–late. Red Gates Art Society, 855 E Hastings St. Cash-only event. $15 before midnight. partymartyrproductions.com
Glitter Big Roger puts on a massive party, with go-go dancers, wall-to-wall projections and DJ Abel. 10pm doors. Club 560, 560 Seymour St. Tickets $50–60 at showclix.com and Little Sister’s, 1238 Davie St. bigrogerevents.com
Descent: Pride Revel in a seven-hour afterhours superset by DJ Matt Effect (Sydney). Midnight–8am. Club 816, 816 Granville St. Tickets TBA at club816.com.
XTRA’S ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE — VANCOUVER 2014
The definitive guide to Vancouver Pride and more, from July 17 to Aug 9.