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March

18
March
FREE

Amateur Drag Night w/ Veruca Assault

Wednesday, March 18, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Amateur Drag is back for March with a special WEDNESDAY NIGHT edition hosted by Veruca Assault! Come in and give us your best first impression of yr drag persona. Requirements: – come ready to perform in drag – yr song must be on Spotify so that the bartender can queue it up for you – if you want to let yr friends know, BY ALL MEANS, bring them out to support you 10:00 // FREE

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19
March
$5

Ecstatic Trance Dance //02

Thursday, March 19, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

_____________________________________________ An inclusive dance party centered around ecstatic dance with trance music as our vehicle. ____________________________________________ This is an event curated by people who love to dance and curate safe spaces to do so regardless of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, or home planet. ____________________________________________ This edition of Ecstatic Trance Dance will be featuring live painters Alexis Artificial and Crafty Jank . We will also be featuring live string art by Kyojin Kanjo ___________________________________________ Extravagant Outfits/ Costumes Encouraged ____________________________________________ Music…

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20
March

DJ Gay Agenda

Friday, March 20, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Dancing and world domination with DJ Gay Agenda starting at 10!

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21
March
$5

Mixed Bag: A Drag Variety Show

Saturday, March 21, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Join us Saturday, March 21st for Mixed Bag hosted by PRYZM and featuring performances by: Naomi Dix Bang Bang Ledesh J and K The Twinz DJ Luxe Posh will be in the DJ boob all night for yr dancin' needs. 10:00 // 21+ // $5

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21
March

DJ Luxe Posh

Saturday, March 21, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Saturday night turn-up jams & party vibes with DJ Luxe Posh after Mixed Bag!

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22
March
FREE

Q & L Night

Sunday, March 22, @ 8:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Queer and Lesbian Sundays are here! Come play games, listen to great music and drink some scissor shots!!!

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23
March
FREE

Queery-oke

Monday, March 23, @ 9:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

For queer folks by queer folks! Let’s do some sangin’!!!! 21+ only Hosted by the charismatic badass Grey Ko

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24
March
FREE

Our Open Mic | 18+

Tuesday, March 24, @ 8:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

OPEN MIC IS BACK EVERY WEEK & BETTER THAN EVER! Come experience a safe place to showcase your talent and/or get some practice performing in front of others. Performances are open to music, poetry, prose, comedy, spoken word, storytelling, theatre, movement, etc. that fit within the parameters of our available time and space. We will have 2 mics and 2 direct inputs available. No backlined instruments. Please try and keep your performance 10 minutes or less. ~*~*~*~*~*~ OPEN MIC AGREEMENTS:…

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27
March

DJ Gay Agenda

Friday, March 27, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Dancing and world domination with DJ Gay Agenda starting at 10!

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28
March

DJ Luxe Posh

Saturday, March 28, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Saturday night turn-up jams & party vibes with DJ Luxe Posh after Bizarre!

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29
March
FREE

Q & L Night

Sunday, March 29, @ 8:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Queer and Lesbian Sundays are here! Come play games, listen to great music and drink some scissor shots!!!

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30
March
FREE

Queery-oke

Monday, March 30, @ 9:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

For queer folks by queer folks! Let’s do some sangin’!!!! 21+ only Hosted by the charismatic badass Grey Ko

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31
March
FREE

Our Open Mic | 18+

Tuesday, March 31, @ 8:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

OPEN MIC IS BACK EVERY WEEK & BETTER THAN EVER! Come experience a safe place to showcase your talent and/or get some practice performing in front of others. Performances are open to music, poetry, prose, comedy, spoken word, storytelling, theatre, movement, etc. that fit within the parameters of our available time and space. We will have 2 mics and 2 direct inputs available. No backlined instruments. Please try and keep your performance 10 minutes or less. ~*~*~*~*~*~ OPEN MIC AGREEMENTS:…

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April

3
April
$7

J and K present: Ruby’s First Friday Ball

Friday, April 3, @ 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

What's a ball? A ball is a competition where folks dress up and walk a runway to predetermined categories that explore and illuminate societal themes and personal interpretations of race, gender, occupation, and often the pressures of being queer and disenfranchised. Each month with your help we'll pick a category that has tons of space for interpretation, inclusive fun and maybe a real message. Our hosts and event founders, J and K will be joined by two guest judges. One…

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5
April
FREE

Q & L Night

Sunday, April 5, @ 8:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Queer and Lesbian Sundays are here! Come play games, listen to great music and drink some scissor shots!!!

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6
April
FREE

Queery-oke

Monday, April 6, @ 9:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

For queer folks by queer folks! Let’s do some sangin’!!!! 21+ only Hosted by the charismatic badass Grey Ko

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7
April
FREE

Our Open Mic | 18+

Tuesday, April 7, @ 8:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

OPEN MIC IS BACK EVERY WEEK & BETTER THAN EVER! Come experience a safe place to showcase your talent and/or get some practice performing in front of others. Performances are open to music, poetry, prose, comedy, spoken word, storytelling, theatre, movement, etc. that fit within the parameters of our available time and space. We will have 2 mics and 2 direct inputs available. No backlined instruments. Please try and keep your performance 10 minutes or less. ~*~*~*~*~*~ OPEN MIC AGREEMENTS:…

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May

Poster for the Glitter Hour displaying a smiling, distorted face bedazzled with red glitter. Image caption reads "Drag Star Birthing and Talent Show, 9 to 10 Thursdays, Ruby Deluxe."
13
May

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, May 13 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Weekly amateur night for solo drag performers and individual talents of all kinds. Free to enter and participate, every Thursday from 9-10pm. First come first serve!

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15
May
$10

Bizarre: a Drag Show Oddity

Saturday, May 15 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Derelict is returning to the stage for this iteration of Bizarre: a Drag Show Oddity! These performers dabble in drag-themed horror and haunts of all kinds. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 9:30.

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Poster for the Glitter Hour displaying a smiling, distorted face bedazzled with red glitter. Image caption reads "Drag Star Birthing and Talent Show, 9 to 10 Thursdays, Ruby Deluxe."
20
May
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, May 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Weekly amateur night for solo drag performers and individual talents of all kinds. Free to enter and participate, every Thursday from 9-10pm. Hosted by Miss B Havin.

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Colorful poster for Ruby Deluxe's pop-up community market. This event runs from 1 to 4 pm on May 22nd at 415 South Salisbury Street during which drinks will be served at the Pink Wink and vendors will be on-site. The graphic details are overplayed on purple and blue bubbles and a red-tinted image of the Pink Wink.
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May

Community Market

Saturday, May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Pop-up community market for makers of all kinds to buy, sell, and trade their crafts. Drinks will also be served at the Pink Wink!

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22
May
$10

The Body Party

Saturday, May 22 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

A celebration created for, by, and about Black Femmes. Hosted by Alex Thee Rabbit and featuring performances by Vyki LaRoxxx and Kiara Mel. 

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Poster for the Glitter Hour displaying a smiling, distorted face bedazzled with red glitter. Image caption reads "Drag Star Birthing and Talent Show, 9 to 10 Thursdays, Ruby Deluxe."
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May
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, May 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Weekly amateur night for solo drag performers and individual talents of all kinds. Free to enter and participate, every Thursday from 9-10pm. Hosts rotate weekly!

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June

2
June
$10

Charlie Paso and Al Riggs

Wednesday, June 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Indie sweethearts Charlie Paso are performing live at Ruby Deluxe and will be supported by local legend Al Riggs playing a solo set! $10 gets you a good music for a good time and that's a deal you can't pass up. 21+; doors at 8, show starts at 8:30pm!

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Poster for the Glitter Hour displaying a smiling, distorted face bedazzled with red glitter. Image caption reads "Drag Star Birthing and Talent Show, 9 to 10 Thursdays, Ruby Deluxe."
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June
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, June 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Weekly amateur night for solo drag performers and individual talents of all kinds. Free to enter and participate, every Thursday from 9-10pm. Hosts rotate weekly!

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June

Yamillionaire (DJ)

Friday, June 4 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, June 5 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

New to the Ruby DJ rotation is Yamillionaire! Yamillionaire will be mixing her favorite dance hits from the last decade from 11pm til close.

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5
June

Lilith Flair

Saturday, June 5 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Lilith Flair is back! Now with more flair! Ruby Deluxe is kicking off Pride Month 2021 with this event and extending it beyond a drag king showcase. See the show at 9:30pm to indulge in this drag experience and variety show. Music by Jermainia and hosted by Marco Andro Carter!

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5
June

Jermainia (DJ)

Saturday, June 5 @ 11:00 pm - Sunday, June 6 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

He’s baaaaaccckkkk! DJ Jermainia is in the DJ boob at 11 serving cute ass beats all night! We only get him once a month so come on out y'all!

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6
June
$8

Drag Brunch

Sunday, June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby's weekly daytime drag showcase is continuing all Pride Month-long! RSVP for Drag Brunch by DMing Ruby Deluxe on social media to reserve your table. Our performers rotate every week so there's always something new to see!

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Poster for the Glitter Hour displaying a smiling, distorted face bedazzled with red glitter. Image caption reads "Drag Star Birthing and Talent Show, 9 to 10 Thursdays, Ruby Deluxe."
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June
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, June 10 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Weekly amateur night for solo drag performers and individual talents of all kinds. Free to enter and participate, every Thursday from 9-10pm. Hosts rotate weekly!

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June

Yamillionaire (DJ)

Friday, June 11 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, June 12 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

New to the Ruby DJ rotation is Yamillionaire! Yamillionaire will be mixing her favorite dance hits from the last decade from 11pm til close.

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12
June
$10

Rubi De Lujo

Saturday, June 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Bienvenidas a Rubí De Lujo! Join us as we celebrate the beauty of queer latine existence through art, movement, & sound. This show aims to center the Spanish language as an act of resistance towards white supremacy. Come by & enjoy breathtaking shows from NC’s hottest latine baddies! Entry is $10

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June

Luxe Posh (DJ)

Saturday, June 12 @ 11:00 pm - Sunday, June 13 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Saturday turn-up vibes with yr fave Ruby babe DJ Luxe Posh. Music kicks off at 11:00 and goes til 2!

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13
June
$8

Drag Brunch

Sunday, June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby's weekly daytime drag showcase is continuing all Pride Month-long! RSVP for Drag Brunch by DMing Ruby Deluxe on social media to reserve your table. Our performers rotate every week so there's always something new to see!

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13
June
$10

Venus Fly Trap Comedy

Sunday, June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Venus Fly Trap is coming to Ruby Deluxe for a Sunday night comedy special! Venus Fly Trap performs monthly variety shows that combine sketch, improv, and other forms of comedy. Featuring local comedians and musicians from the Triangle area. Doors at 6:30 and the show starts at 7pm.

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Poster for the Glitter Hour displaying a smiling, distorted face bedazzled with red glitter. Image caption reads "Drag Star Birthing and Talent Show, 9 to 10 Thursdays, Ruby Deluxe."
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June
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, June 17 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Weekly amateur night for solo drag performers and individual talents of all kinds. Free to enter and participate, every Thursday from 9-10pm. Hosts rotate weekly!

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June

Yamillionaire (DJ)

Friday, June 18 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, June 19 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

New to the Ruby DJ rotation is Yamillionaire! Yamillionaire will be mixing her favorite dance hits from the last decade from 11pm til close.

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19
June
$10

The Body Party

Saturday, June 19 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

A celebration created for, by, and about Black femmes. Hosted by Alex Thee Rabbit and featuring Espi O Najj, Miss B Haven, and Mercedes Benz. Doors at 8, show at 9:30.

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DJ Gay Agenda lookin fine, double time.
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June

Gay Agenda (DJ)

Saturday, June 19 @ 11:00 pm - Sunday, June 20 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Dancing & world domination all night starting at 11:00! The takeover lasts til 2am.

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20
June
$8

Drag Brunch

Sunday, June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby's weekly daytime drag showcase is continuing all Pride Month-long! RSVP for Drag Brunch by DMing Ruby Deluxe on social media to reserve your table. Our performers rotate every week so there's always something new to see!

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24
June
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, June 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby's Amateur Drag and Talent Show Happens Every Thursday Starting At 9pm. Doors open at 8PM.

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25
June
$10

Lonnie Walker x Headkicker

Friday, June 25 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Raleigh's own baby angels, Lonnie Walker, are making at pitstop at Ruby Deluxe on their way back up to heaven. They'll also be joined by Headkicker (new music from members of CTRL Group, Acid Chaperone, 300 Dog Night). Doors at 8, show at 8:30, buy your tickets online or at the door!

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June

Yamillionaire (DJ)

Friday, June 25 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, June 26 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

New to the Ruby DJ rotation is Yamillionaire! Yamillionaire will be mixing her favorite dance hits from the last decade from 11pm til close.

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June

Community Market

Saturday, June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

We're bringing our Community Market back this month to present another dazzling line-up of local vendors. We open at 1pm and vendors will be on-site until 4pm.

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June
$10

Bizarre

Saturday, June 26 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

The Bizarre babes are back to celebrate Pride Month at Ruby Deluxe. Hosted by Derelict and featuring performances by Pryzm, Lola Lestrange, Ruby Liqueur, and Veruca Salt. Show up early to catch all the action!

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June
$3

Luxe Posh + Play Play

Saturday, June 26 @ 11:00 pm - Sunday, June 27 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

These 2 have been bringing The Heat for many years. We are happy to have them in the DJ booth, starting right after Bizarre!

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June
$8

Drag Brunch

Sunday, June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby’s weekly daytime drag showcase is continuing all Pride Month-long! RSVP for Drag Brunch by DMing Ruby Deluxe on social media to reserve your table. Our performers rotate every week so there’s always something new to see!

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June

Queeryoke

Wednesday, June 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

The last event for Pride Month at Ruby Deluxe is Queeryoke! A night of singing and queer showcasing created for queers by queers. You've got a month to warm up your chops so show up and show out!

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July

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July
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, July 1 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby's Amateur Drag and Talent Show Happens Every Thursday Starting At 9pm. Doors open at 8PM.

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2
July
$8

Black Bouquet and Brutal Jr

Friday, July 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Black Bouquet and Brutal Jr are entering the sparkle dungeon to bring you the danceable post-punk we've all been missing. Doors at 8 and show at 8:30.

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8
July
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, July 8 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ruby’s Amateur Drag and Talent Show Happens Every Thursday Starting At 9pm. Doors open at 8PM

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9
July
$3

Yamillionaire (DJ)

Friday, July 9 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, July 10 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

DJ Yamillionaire will be mixing her favorite dance hits from the last decade from 11pm til close.

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10
July
$10

LILITH FLAIR

Saturday, July 10 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Lilith Flair is back! Now with more flair! This drag experience & variety show starts at 9:30. Music by Jermainia & hosted by Marco Andro Carter!

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14
July
$10

Pinky Verde/ The Draft Dodgers

Wednesday, July 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Pinky Verde “Pinky Verde is a project by multi-instrumentalist and producer Heather Jensen. They are from Wilmington, NC (now based in Durham) and their music has been described as "hazy, mysterious indie rock". In a live setting you will hear dreamy, finger-picking electric guitar and delicate vocals with solid drums to back it up.” The Draft Dodgers “Formerly known as Tennis Elbow, The Draft Dodgers combine post-punk with jazz chords to make pop hooks so good that you'll get out…

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July
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, July 15 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby’s Amateur Drag and Talent Show Happens Every Thursday Starting At 9pm. Doors open at 8PM

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17
July
$10

Rubi De Lujo: A Queer Latine Escándalo

Saturday, July 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

We at Ruby Deluxe are so happy to bring you Rubi De Lujo hosted by Miss B. Haven with a showcasing of Queer Latin Excellence. Sounds and Get Downs with Luxe Posh! You do not going to want to miss this!

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July
$3

The Glitter Hour

Thursday, July 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Ruby’s Amateur Drag and Talent Show Happens Every Thursday Starting At 9pm. Doors open at 8PM

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23
July
$3

DJ Yamillionaire

Friday, July 23 @ 11:00 pm - Saturday, July 24 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Come Shake Your Derriere with Yamillionaire! She will be mixing her and your favorite dance hits from the last decade and Today from 11pm til close.

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24
July
$10

The Body Party

Saturday, July 24 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

A celebration created for, by, and about Black femmes. Hosted by Alex Thee Rabbit and featuring The Aris, Naomi Dix, and Espi O Najj. Doors at 8, show at 9:30.

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July
$10

XXXMas in July

Sunday, July 25 @ 8:00 pm - Monday, July 26 @ 2:00 am
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh, NC

Celebrating our space and our staff with the return of the 6th Annual XXXMas Party-- now in July! All body types are safe and celebrated. Bedroom attire required for this themed party. Leather, mesh, vinyl, lingerie, nightgowns, and more are encouraged. This adult party is 21+ exclusively.

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