Official Southern Decadence XLVI (46)

LABOR DAY WEEKEND Wednesday, August 30-Monday, September 4, 2017
 

2017 Southern Decadence

SDGMs XLIII (43): Princesse Stephaney, Persana Shoulders & Coca J Mesa

OFFICIAL THEME:
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OFFICIAL COLORS:
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OFFICIAL SONG:
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OFFICIAL CHARITIES:
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OFFICIAL Sponsors
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Ambush Mag, SouthernDecadence.com, The Golden Lantern, Gay Apperciation Awards

 

Persana Shoulders, Princesse Stephaney & Coca J Mesa Chosen 2017 Southern Decadence Grand Marshals @ Oz

SDGMs XLII Jeffrey Palmquist, Derek Penton-Robicheaux, Tony Leggio, and Felicia Phillips made it "official" on Thursday, May 18 when they announced the 43rd Southern Decadence Grand Marshals: Persana Shoulders, Princesse Stephaney and Coca J Mesa! The exciting 2017 SDGM Announcement Extravaganza was hosted at world famous Oz New Orleans, 800 Bourbon Street, and emceed by the reigning grand marshals.

Last year's grand marshals brought to the stage an interesting array of current and past grand marshals for some memorable performances before the BIG announcement.

Now the entire city is readying itself for the Southern Decadence Press Party & Sponsorship Drive on FRIDAY, June 16th... 7-10 pm at Bourbon Pub & Parade.

The Excitement Reigns...find out the OFFICIAL THEME, COLORS, SONG, CHARITIES, SPONSORS & unveiling of 2017 Poster! starring Southern Decadence Grand Marshals XLIII Persana Shoulders, Princesse Stephaney, Coca J Mesa & Guests. Quartermaster Deli will cater the affair.

Doors open 6 pm, enter @ St. Ann to the The Parade. $10 Door Donation. $50 VIP Tables of 4 (Contact Persana, Princesse or Coca for table reservations).

The Southern Decadence XLVI (46) celebration of LGBT+ life, music and culture is Labor Day Weekend, Wednesday, Aug. 30-Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

Keep abreast of the latest information available in Ambush Magazine, your Official Southern Decadence Guide, www.SouthernDecadence.com, your Official Southern Decadence Website, or follow Southern Decadence at  www.Facebook.com/SouthernDecadenceNOLA.

Southern Decadence Official Sponsor

OFFICIAL 2017 EVENTS SCHEDULE
Courtesy of Ambush Mag Official Southern Decadence Guide

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Upcoming Events:

FRIDAY, June 16th...

7-10pm, Southern Decadence Press Party brought to you by Southern Decadence Grand Marshals XLIII Persana Shoulders, Princesse Stephaney & Coca J Mesa announcing the official theme, colors, song, charities, and sponsors @ The Bourbon Pub & Parade

TUESDAY, July 4th...

3pm, 4th Annual Potato Salad Contest, $10 to Taste/Judge includes Hot Dogs & Baked Beans, Winner receives giant trophy & 1/2 proceeds and 1/2 proceeds benefits Southern Decadence 2017, register to enter contest & pick up container @ GrandPre's (contestants bring 5 lbs. of potato salad by 2 pm) @ GrandPre's

SATURDAY, July 8th...

10:15pm, Johnny Passion's 4th Annual Smatch Game benefiting Southern Decadence 2017, New Impersonations, new entertainers added to already esteemed celebrity panel, surprise guests and production numbers!! VIP tables with 4 seats are extremely limited $80.00, also a small number of individual seats are available for $20.00, general admission is $15.00 @ Allways Lounge & Theater

THURSDAY, July 13th...

7-9pm, 3rd Annual Southern Decadence Soiree benefiting Southern Decadence 2017, $100 per ticket @ Palmesa Mansion

SATURDAY, July 22nd

8-10pm, 30th Annual Gay Appreciation Awards Gala "Walking The Red Carpet with SDGMs XLIII Persana Shoulders, Princesse Stephaney & Coca J Mesa, announcing the winners in 24 categories voted online by the readership of Ambush Magazine June 20-27, 2017; benefiting Southern Decadence 2017, VIP Table’s for 4 are $200 (contact Rip Naquin to reserve your table 504.522.8049 or ripna@ambushmag.com), $10 door donation @ Oz New Orleans

THE WHOLE GAY WEEKEND:

TUESDAY, August 29th...

8am, The Official Southern Decadence Guide: Ambush Magazine hits the streets!

WEDNESDAY, August 30th...

10am & 4pm, Gay New Orleans Walking Tour by appointment @ Crescent City Tour Booking Agency (reservations 504.568.0717), 638 St. Ann

3pm til, Boys from Around The World join the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar  @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

9pm-12midnight - Kafe Karaoke, upstairs Balcony Bar  @  Cafe Lafitte in Exile

10pm til, Southern Decadence Wet Jockey Shorts Contest hosted by Barry Bareass, followed by Boys from Around The World with the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar  @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

10:30pm, Special Southern Decadence Show Night, hosted by Persana Shoulders starring the GAA award-winning Ladies Of Oz @ Show Club of the Year Oz New Orleans

THURSDAY, August 31st...

3pm til, Boys from Around The World join the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar  @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

8:30pm, Infamous Southern Decadence Blackout Party with crowning of 11th King of Decadence with host Coca J. Mesa  @  Rawhide 2010

11pm, Kick Off Southern Decadence with USDA Prime Aged Beef Contest with Host Coca J. Mesa with $100 cash prize  @ Good Friends Bar

11:30pm - D*#k of Decadence Contest with Host Coca J. Mesa, with $100 cash 1st place, $50 bar tab 2nd place & $25 bar tab 3rd place, upstairs Balcony Bar  @ Cafe Lafitte in Exile

12midnight, Southern Decadence Strip Off: D*CK IN A CUP hosted by Persana Shoulders @ Dance Club of the Year Oz New Orleans

 

FRIDAY, September 1st...

10am & 4pm, Gay New Orleans Walking Tour by appointment  @ Crescent City Tour Booking Agency (reservations 504.568.0717), 638 St. Ann

3pm til, Boys from Around The World join the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar  @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

7:30pm, Knights of Decadence Parade parade line-up on Elysian Fields next to Washington Square Park

8pm-2am, Exclusive Models dancing upstairs in The Balcony Bar @ Cafe Lafitte in Exile

8pm-2am, Exclusive Models dancing upstairs @ Good Friends Bar

9pm-2am, Phoenix Block Party  @ Leather Bar of the Year The Phoenix

9pm til, Southern Decadence Guest DJ & Male Dancers @ The Page

9pm, Southern Decadence with Circuit Greats & Resident DJs plus the sexiest gogos from all across the country on top of the bar  @ Dance Club of the Year Oz New Orleans

10pm, Annual Official Southern Decadence Grand Marshals' Drag Show featuring SDGMs XLIII with former SDGMs & many others  @  Official Home of Southern Decadence: Golden Lantern

10:30pm, Dominique DeLorean Cabaret Show @ Four Seasons & Patio Stage Bar, Metairie

SATURDAY, September 2nd...

10am & 4pm, Gay New Orleans Walking Tour by appointment  @ Crescent City Tour Booking Agency (reservations 504.568.0717), 638 St. Ann

3pm til, Boys from Around The World join the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

7-10pm, Bourbon Street Extravaganza, free concert at Bourbon & St. Ann Streets with best views from Oz New Orleans & Bourbon Pub & Parade

8pm-2am, Exclusive Models dancing upstairs in The Balcony Bar @ Cafe Lafitte in Exile

8pm-2am, Exclusive Models dancing upstairs @ Good Friends Bar

8-10pm, Lords of Leather Mr. Louisiana Leather Contest

9pm-2am, Phoenix Block Party  @ Leather Bar of the Year The Phoenix

9pm til, Southern Decadence Guest DJ & Male Dancers @ The Page

9pm, Southern Decadence with Circuit Greats & Resident DJs plus the sexiest gogos from all across the country on top of the bar  @ Dance Club of the Year Oz New Orleans

10pm, Decadence Divas "R" Us Show  @ Official Home of Southern Decadence: Golden Lantern

10pm, FurBall New Orleans, one of the hottest Bear Circuit parties to hit New Orleans

10pm, The Most Decadent Show of the Season @ GrandPre's

10:30pm, Queens of Dauphine Southern Decadence Comedy Drag Show @ The Double Play

SUNDAY, September 3rd...

10am-2pm, Renegade Bears of Louisiana Bear Breakfast with contests & prizes @ Leather Bar of the Year The Phoenix

11am-1:30pm, Decadent Ducks presents Candy Samples Sunday Services, a benefit for NO/AIDS Task Force Food For Friends Program

12noon-2pm, FREE 5th Annual Southern Decadence Parade Pre-Show @ Official Home of Southern Decadence: Golden Lantern

 

2pm sharp, 43rd Annual Official Southern Decadence Parade led by SDGMs XLIII, celebrating Southern Decadence 46, begins @ Official Home of Southern Decadence: Golden Lantern, 1239 Royal St.

3pm til, Boys from Around The World join the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar  @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

4-10pm, Trash Disco @ Cafe Lafitte in Exile

4ish pm, Southern Decadence Grand Marshals XLI Rip Naquin & Marsha Delain invite the public to gather below the  AMBUSH Mansion Balcony as they present the 24th Annual Official Southern Decadence Bead Toss led by SDGMs XLIII which is sponsored by Ambush Mag & SouthernDecadence.COM (bead toss participation inside is very limited and is by invitation only), following the 43rd Southern Decadence Parade @ 828 Bourbon St.

5pm, Annual Miss High Hair Contest, winner takes home the coveted Bronze Barbie @ Good Friends Bar

5pm, Southern Decadence Dragging for Jesus Jubilee Show @ Official Home of Southern Decadence: Golden Lantern

8pm-2am, Exclusive Models dancing upstairs in The Balcony Bar @ Cafe Lafitte in Exile

8pm-2am, Exclusive Models dancing upstairs @ Good Friends Bar

9pm-2am, Phoenix Block Party @ Leather Bar of the Year The Phoenix

9pm, Southern Decadence with Circuit Greats & Resident DJs plus the sexiest gogos from all across the country on top of the bar  @ Dance Club of the Year Oz New Orleans

LABOR DAY
MONDAY, September 4th...

2pm til, Boys from Around The World join the famous Corner Pocket Boys Dancin' on the Bar @ Neighborhood Bar of the Year The Corner Pocket

3pm, Southern Decadence Labor Day BBQ @ The Page

4pm, Close out the weekend with Annual Southern Decadence BBQ @ GrandPre's


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