SATURDAY 3/31/2012 - The MixxDrag King Rebellion had such a great time performing at Tri-City Pride last year we just couldn't wait to come back to Saginaw for another show! DKR will go on at 10:30pm at The Mixx. Cover is $5 for 21+, $10 for under 21. Check out the facebook event page here!
SATURDAY 2/11, 2/18, & 2/25/2012 - Dirty Show
DKR will be performing at this year's Dirty Show - the International Erotic Art Exhibition in Detroit! The mission of The Dirty Show is to promote, publish and propagate erotic art in all forms. This is done in the form of an erotic art exhibition which has become one of the largest in the world. For more info and to purchase tickets please check out the website for this event (http://dirtydetroit.com/) and our facebook event page here!
FRIDAY 2/17/2012 - Love In All FormsDKR will be performing at an event hosted by the U of M's Latina Sorority - Lambda Theta Alpha. This Valentine's themed event will be celebrating love in all forms. Check out the facebook event page here!
FRIDAY 11/18/2011 - KICKED OUT the JAMS 2.0
SATURDAY 11/12/2011 - Homo-coming
SATURDAY 9/17/2011 - Outfest
DKR will be performing at this year's Outfest, held at Braun Court (behind Aut Bar). Our set will start at 7:30pm.
MONDAY 9/5/2011 - Gayz Craze
Summer may be almost over, but the hottest event on campus is just getting started! Gayz Craze 2011 is kicking off on Monday, September 5th from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. on Palmer Field. This year’s theme is “LGBT-Z: Free To Be Me” in celebration of all of our individual identities, and our campus’s freedom and encouragement to express them.
Gayz Craze is an annual celebration hosted by the LGBT Commission of the Michigan Student Assembly. It promotes a welcoming and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students, as well as students of all other identities and allies. Gayz Craze continues to be one of the University of Michigan’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally related events, and students enjoy free food, games, t-shirts, music, dancing, and meeting new people every year. Everyone from incoming freshmen to graduate students is welcome to attend this event and enjoy the celebration!
This year’s Gayz Craze will feature lots of FREE food, games, prizes, and t-shirts, as well as music and performances from DJs and student groups from all across campus. Students can also visit the many booths hosted by LGBT-friendly organizations at the University of Michigan. Gayz Craze is the best place to make new friends and meet some great people, so bring all of your friends and come party with us!
This is a FREE event and everyone is welcome!!! Hope to see you all there!
-Revolution Chinese Yoyo Team
-Drag King Rebellion
SATURDAY 6/25/2011 - 1st Annual Tri City Michigan Pride
DKR will be performing at the 1st Annual Tri City Michigan Pride at Ojibway Island Park in Saginaw, MI. Please come and enjoy a day of music, food, games and other entertainment We will be enjoying food from Maria's Mexican Restaurant, Happy's Piza. Court Street Cafe, and Pasong's. Music will be provided by local talent, Tana Michaels! Many local businesses will be present selling merchandise and showing their support. Many games and activities are planned for children and adults. And don't miss the drag show hosted by Dalylah Desmond, with guests Batty Davis, Jackie Leigh Peters, April Devine, Ms. Cocoa Commotion, and Jon Benet! Entrance is free but donations are welcome. Our DJ for the day will be John Hickey of Malicki's Bar in Bay City. This is an important day in the history of our community! Come and show your pride, whoever you are!!!
SATURDAY 6/4/2011 - SE MI Dyke March Rally
DKR will be performing at the rally following the 2nd annual SE MI Dyke March (http://semidykemarch.org/i
SATURDAY 5/14/2011 - Kiss My Gender
Drag King Rebellion proudly presents the 5th annual Kiss My Gender show is on 5/14 at Live in Ann Arbor (102 S 1st St). Show starts at 8pm and tickets are $8. The event will support LGBTQ focused charities both locally and abroad. We'll be exploring a wide range of gender identities, all while queering and pushing gender binaries and boundaries in an entertaining, yet thoughtful way. We hope to provide an enjoyable and provocative show that will leave the audience curious, yet wanting more. Ready to kiss my gender? Come out, come out, wherever you are and boogie with us while supporting the local and global community at the same time!
Profits from this event will go to Ozone House (http://www.ozonehouse.org/) and an LGBTQ organization abroad, which chooses to remain anonymous in order to protect the queer individuals they provide services to.
THURSDAY 2/24/2011 - SUNDAY 2/27/2011 - MBLGTACC Conference
The dance party is the place to be on Saturday night for those attending this year's MBLGTACC Conference at U of M. There will be two dance floors, billiards, and games as well as performances from DKR, 50Faggots cast members Cyon Flare, Jade, and Epiphany (see above), and special guest performer Dida Ritz. This event begins at 10pm on the 2nd floor of the Michigan Union. In addition to the dance party DKR will also be presenting a workshop on Friday and again on Sunday. Please see the MBLGTACC Workshops page for details.
SATURDAY 12/18/2010 - HoliGAYs ExtravaganZa
Bringing you the GAYEST YULETIDE EVER! * dancing * sing-a-longs * door prizes * mistletoe! * Nervous But Excited NBE will be bringing the jolliest of original and old timey holiday songs and some of the usual faves, too. DKR will be preparing something super special in a box for all of you. and it's standing room only so bring your dancing shoes, and the talented Jess Klein will the warming up the night with catchy tunes and an undoubtedly stylish outfit. Show starts at 9pm! RSVP on the FaceBook event page.
THURSDAY 10/21/2010 - Kicked Out the Jams
Come see DKR, Just Jill, Nervous But Excited and more at this benefit show for Ozone House. The show begins at 6pm at Corner Brewery (720 Norris Street, Ypsilanti, MI). Check out the facebook event for further details!
TUESDAY 10/5/2010 - Back to the Grind
DKR will be at Back to the Grind at 5th Quarter (210 South 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI). Doors open at 9pm, cover is $5.
SATURDAY 9/25/2010 - GRRRL on GIRL
DKR will be performing at a new location for our all new show, Grrrrl on Girl! We are excited to explore with you the range of grrrl/girl/gurl expressions and identities in a campy and thoughtful show. We hope to provide engaging and thought provoking numbers that will leave you curious. Come to LIVE (102 S First St in Ann Arbor, MI), doors open @ 8 PM! Our new DKR t-shirts will be available for sale. This event is 18 and older. Check out the facebook event page.
SATURDAY 9/18/2010 - OUTFEST
DKR will be performing at OutFest at the AUT Bar (315 Braun Ct in Ann Arbor, MI)!
MONDAY 9/6/2010 - Gayz Craze
DKR will be performing a few numbers at U of M's Gayz Craze event at Palmer Field. This event goes from 1pm-4pm and DKR goes on at about 3pm.
FRIDAY 7/16/2010 - Chest Aide: Gender Performance Showcase
A Benefit show for Ethan's Top Surgery!! Tickets are $5 at the door. Featuring performances by Jack B Nimble, Anita Job, Andrew McBride, and many more! Also a GQ Raffle with special prizes! You'll have to come to the show to find out what they are!! Also, check out the facebook event page.
SATURDAY 6/12/2010 - Michigan Pride Parade & Diversity Festival
Michigan Pride in Lansing takes place Friday 6/11 through Sunday 6/13! Drag King Rebellion will be in the parade and then performing on the main stage at the Diversity Festival on Saturday, June 12th at 2pm. Check the Michigan Pride website (http://www.michiganpride.org/) for the entire event schedule and you can RSVP on our facebook event page.
Location: Burchard Park, Old Town
(Turner St & Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI)
Date: Saturday, June 12th, 2010
Time: 12pm - 7pm (DKR performing at 2pm)
THURSDAY 6/17/2010 - Gender Storytelling: Tales from Beyond the Binary
DKR's A-Train's Master's Exhibition is a collaborative cabaret. 7pm, $5 at the door. Proceeds go to DKR's Manny Shevitz's top surgery fund!! Come see the magic of possibility, another image of what the world could be. This is the kind of puzzle that has no right answer (or many right answers). Subversion. Everyone comes into this world to make a contribution: idiosyncratic elements of the universe. Engage in that universe, live life vibrantly. Be swift to love, make haste to be kind. Includes performance, words, and art from Mr. a, Drag King Rebellion, and friends!!
SATURDAY 6/5/2010 - Southeast Michigan Dyke March
Moving Forward, Branching Out, Stepping Up - Michigan's First Annual Dyke March. The march will be held June 5th at 2pm in Ferndale followed by a rally in Geary Park featuring entertainment and LGBT interest presentations.
SATURDAY 5/22/2010 - Kiss My Gender
Drag King Rebellion will be putting on 2 performances of this full-length show on Saturday, May 22nd at Sh/AUT in Ann Arbor, Michigan! $5 gets you in and half of the proceeds will go to Ozone House (www.ozonehouse.org) and the other half to the Ruth Ellis Center (http://www.ruthelliscenter.com/index.htm). Great new numbers and guest emcees - Sarah Cleaver of Nervous But Excited and Mary Larkin of Just Jill!
SUNDAY 5/23/2010 - Miss & Mr. Kalamazoo Pride Drag Competition
Drag King Rebellion will be performing at this event after the competition. The event takes place at Metro Nightclub, 411 N. Westnedge, in Kalamazoo, MI and starts at 6pm!
THURSDAY 3/18/2010 - Drag For Dummies
The U of M Multicultural Council will be hosting this event at South Quad. Be there at 8:00pm to check out DKR and more!
SATURDAY 3/13/2010 - Bring it Back, Take it Forward
DKR will be at Session 12 on Saturday, March 13th at Rackham Auditorium at this free conference at U of M, 7-10pm. There will be an Activist Panel featuring Chuck Ream, Nancy Romer, and Rosemary Sarri with performances from Yusef Shakur, Invincible, Drag King Rebellion, and Riot Youth’s Gayrilla Theater. The conference itself starts Friday, March 12th and goes until Sunday, March 14th. Please take a look at the facebook event for a list of all of the sessions at this conference.
TUESDAY 3/9/2010 - Kick-off Concert for EMU Women's History Month
Come ring in a month of events with music, friends, and new friends at the Kick-Off Concert for Emu's Women's History Month. Along with a rich showing of empowered events relating to womyn this March, the Kick-Off Concert lights up the night in the name of inclusive community and entertainment.
TIME: 8:00pm until 10:00pm or later
LOCATION: EMU Student Center Auditorium
Caiden and Lauren http://www.myspace.com/caidenjdmusic
Secret Twins http://www.myspace.com/secrettwins
Kelly Jean Caldwell http://www.myspace.com/kellyjeancaldwell
Drag King Rebellion
FRIDAY 2/19/2010 - MBLGTACC 2010 in Madison, WI
Drag King Rebellion will be attending Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (AKA the big gay conference), which is held this year in Madison, Wisconsin. DKR will be doing a workshop as well as competing in the Drag Off competition. Check out the conference website here: http://lgbt.wisc.edu/mblgtacc/
FRIDAY 2/6/2010 - Love Show at Sh/AUT
Drag King Rebellion is in love - 2 performances at Sh/AUT for this pre-Valentine's show.
TUESDAY 1/26/2010 - Elbow Deep
SATURDAY 1/16/2010 - Chrome Cat
DKR will be competing in this drag competition at the Chrome Cat in Lansing, MI. Come see a variety of performers do their thing to some rockin' tunes from the 50's and 60's.
THURSDAY 1/14/2010 - Jack and Jill Show
The F-Word and the Women's Forum present the third annual Jack & Jill show! Don't miss this gender-themed art, music, and spoken word show. Admission begins at 6:30pm and will continue on through 10pm; light refreshments will be provided. There will be time allotted for open mic performances. Admission is $5 per person. Located in the Michigan Room in the Michigan League.
FRIDAY 10/30/2009 - DKR at Stiletto's
Some members of DKR perform at Stiletto's in Inkster, MI.
FRIDAY 10/30/2009 - DKR at Truman State
Other members of DKR perform at Truman in Kirksville, MO.
FRIDAY 10/23/2009 - All Homo's Eve
DKR to give 2 shows at Sh/AUT in Ann Arbor on October 23rd!
SUNDAY 10/4/2009 - NATIONAL EQUALITY MARCH BENEFIT
DKR performs to raise funds for protesters to get to DC for the National Equality March! Join us for justice on Sunday, October 4th at 7pm at Necto! Donation: $10
TUESDAY 9/29/2009 - ELBOW DEEP
FRIDAY 8/21/2009 - BOI ON BOY
Check us out at Sh/AUT in Ann Arbor on August 21st. Doors at 9:30, cover is $5. Prepare yourselves for boy band hits from the 50s through the 90s!
SATURDAY 4/25/2009 - KISS MY GENDER
10pm on Saturday, April 25th at Sh/AUT in Ann Arbor, Michigan! Cover for this full-length show is just $5. All proceeds go to QueerZone and the the U of M Transgender Student Scholarship. Veteran Kings Stone Wall and Cliff Hanger will be coming back into town to rock the show with the current troupe, so come on out for a bangin' show!