Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2019 highlights in gay venues

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2019 highlights in gay venues

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) electronic music event and club festival in the world. It takes place every year during the month of October. ADE offers parties, workshops and panel discussions. It is a 5 day event from 16th till 20th of October, where you can totally immerse yourself into everything to do with electronic dance music. The gay club scene is on of the founding…

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Visiting bars at the fringes of the gay scene

Visiting bars at the fringes of the gay scene

Two bars in Amsterdam are somewhere in the twilight zone of the gay scene. They are both off the beaten track of the busy pub streets: one in the popular De Pijp area (Hermes) and one on the eastside of the city (Ruk en Pluk). With nightlife and hotels in Amsterdam spreading to the more quiet neighborhoods you might come across these two bars. That’s why we decided to visit them and give you an…

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UPDATE: Getto NOT closing down after 23 years

UPDATE: Getto NOT closing down after 23 years

Update Earlier we published the text below. Fortunately the latest on Getto is that it will not be closing down in the near future. Not clear yet what will happen, but for now please visit Getto and enjoy one of their fabulous burgers. Earlier publication Getto Food & Drinks is closing down during the first weekend of June. The colorful bar and restaurant closes down after 23 years. The owners of the bar announced that…

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Queers cafe closing with a big party

Queers cafe closing with a big party

Queers shocked us with the news that it is stopping. As of the 12th of August 2019 the popular drag queen bar closes its doors. Normally the reason for closing down is the lack of visitors. That is certainly not the case with Queers: its’ bingo Monday nights and drag queen performance Friday nights are very popular. But the hotel upstairs wants to use the space of the bar, so it has to move out….

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Bar Buka a new lesbian bar

Bar Buka a new lesbian bar

Amsterdam welcomes a new lesbian bar: Bar Buka. Buka is the Indonesian word for open. That is just the kind of atmosphere the new bar owner, Marianne, wants to create. It is going to be open for all kinds of different women. For those who like to hang out in a bar all day with friends. For those who are single and looking around. And of course also for party animals. The bar hopes to…

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