Blue Parrot changes hands, still home to queer dance night BENT

I had this foggy notion i went BENT at faggy nation!

I had this foggy notion i went BENT at faggy nation!

It hasn’t been long since the Blue Parrot first fluttered it’s way into many a Portland gay’s party calendar. A little off the beaten track and tucked away pretty far up north, no one could predict that this local neighbourhood bar would turn into the party location motivating deepest SE bound queers (me) to hoof on up north. (Which is kinda the same thing we all said when gay pizza started happening.)

But: The Blue Parrot’s basic charms of  queers, gritty music, tons o’dancing,  cheap drinks and a little backyard, along with two of the most promising recent gay, lesbian and trans party upstarts, DIRTBAG! and BENT, made this diamond in the rough shine on hard, bright and crazy.

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Tonight: FAME/Gay Pizza turns 1

FAME/Gay Pizza/Slice celebrates first birthday

Another gay party birthday! The variably named nopo queer night with a firm grip on Wednesdays turns 1 year old tonight.


DJ Slutshine will have a special appearance, as well as regular DJ Party Martyr and Chelsea Starr. (Do the dark, double down)

Performances by Dexter Flowers & Dusty Springfeelings

9-late (but really it’s more like 11pm-late) 21+/FREE as always (which is […]