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Photo by Adam Bouska provided by NoH8 Campaign. www.noh8campaign.com
MARDI GRAS 2011 photos by Lobeline Communications
HALLOWEEN photos by Steven Forster:
NEW YEAR'S EVE photos by Devin Black


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Southern Decadence 2012: All Roads Lead to Bourbon Pub and Parade Disco at the Heart of the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS----A New Orleans landmark and one of the world's Top 10 Gay Bars and Clubs, Bourbon Pub & Parade sits at the center of all the Southern Decadence happenings Labor Day Weekend 2012: Wed, Aug 29-Mon, Sept. 3. Bourbon Pub is located in the heart of the French Quarter at the corner of Bourbon & St. Ann.

Weekend Passes and VIP Weekend Passes are on sale now at: www.bourbonpub.com. Weekend Passes $60 include all events Thursday - Sunday; Welcome Cocktail and Priority Admittance. VIP Weekend Passes $100 include all events Thursday - Sunday; Welcome Cocktail; Hosted Cocktail Reception Saturday night; Express Check-In; Express VIP Entrance and Commemorative T-shirt.

Your hosts for the weekend, direct from Los Angeles: Billy Francesca and Rhea Litre! Upstairs, dance non-stop to Parade's decadent DJ line-up, including: Thursday - DJ Sean Michael (NOLA); Friday - DJ Mike Bryant (Los Angeles); Saturday - Masterbeat DJ Brett Henrichsen; Sunday Tea - DJ Robbie Leslie (SiriusXM-Studio 54 Radio); Sunday Night - DJ Max Rodriguez (New York) and Monday- DJ Jayskee (NOLA).

Downstairs at the Pub, enjoy our local VJ's Brendan Thompson and Chris Allen!

Also: Thursday night, don't miss the infamous Big Dick Contest, hosted by The Bearded Lady herself Billy Francesca and the newly crowned King Cake Queen Miss Nicole Dubois. Register "your assets" upon arrival!

At Sunday's T-Dance, be there as Disco Diva legend, France Joli, performs her classic "Come To Me" and more, live on stage!

Bourbon Pub & Parade is New Orleans' largest gay & lesbian bar and nightclub. Named #1 Gay Bar- 2012 Times-Picayune Readers' Choice awards and ranked among the world's Top 10 Gay Bars and Clubs that "Cannot be Missed" - GayTravel.com. Operating continuously for over 38 years, Bourbon Pub & Parade is the epicenter of New Orleans' LGBT community, but also welcomes all visitors from all over the world. For more information, visit: www.bourbonpub.com.

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Christopher Kingry, 310-271-1551
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Bourbon Pub & Parade-New Orleans Ranked Among Top Ten Gay Hangouts Worldwide By GayTravel.com

NEW ORLEANS - Bourbon Pub & Parade-New Orleans was recently ranked as one of the world's Top 10 Gay Bars and Clubs that "Cannot be Missed," according to experts at GayTravel.com, a leading LGBT travel company and virtual gay travel magazine. www.bourbonpub.com

Out of thousands of gay bars and clubs throughout the world, GayTravel.com's in-house panel of experts compiled and posted their authoritative list of "10 GAY HAYYngouts You Must Visit!" Judging criteria included: great drinks, hot patrons and incredible atmosphere. Bourbon Pub made the grade as being one of just ten venues to "have it all!"

Said GayTravel.com Editors: Bourbon Pub and Parade (New Orleans) "The Pub" is the heart of the LGBT community in NOLA. Located on Bourbon Street, the bar is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Gather around the downstairs video bars, dance upstairs or perch on the balcony. Whenever you visit you're certain to find friendly locals and sexy out of towners that will make for a memorable experience.

View the complete list here: http://www.gaytravel.com/blog/entry/10-gay-hayyngouts-you-must-visit

The Bourbon Pub & Parade is New Orleans' largest gay & lesbian bar and nightclub. Operating continuously since its doors opened in 1974, it is the epicenter of New Orleans' LGBT community but also welcomes all visitors from all over the world. For more information, visit www.bourbonpub.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOURBON PUB & PARADE - NEW ORLEANS
Simply The Place To Be This Spring In The Heart of the French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS As the days get longer and the nights get warmer, The Bourbon Pub & Parade Disco is heating up New Orleans like never before. The Pub is the French Quarter's premiere dance and video nightclub located on the corner of Bourbon and St. Ann Streets, 801 Bourbon St. 504.529.2107. Ages 18 and over to party and 21 and over with ID to drink. www.bourbonpub.com

The Parade balcony (upstairs) is now open for TGIF-Friday cocktails starting at 4pm and on Saturdays & Sundays beginning at 3pm.

Get ready for some exciting new & exciting nights downstairs at Bourbon Pub:
MON. All New! COMEDY NIGHT featuring S.!.N. (Service Industry Night) "Laughter is the Best Medicine" Featuring VJ Chris Allen Present your recent paycheck stub from any bar, restaurant or hotel in the French Quarter and receive employee prices all night!
TUES. GLEE followed by CREATIVE 80S VIDEOS VJ Chris Allen Calling all Gleeks! Join us for our weekly GLEE viewing party, then stick around for the best Creative Videos from the 80s! Enjoy $2 Kamikaze and Fuzzy Navel shots all night!
WED. SHOWTUNES - Come sing along with us as we shine the spotlight on all your favorite movie and Broadway musicals. VJ Brendan Thompson. Choose your favorite diva with drink specials including "The Judy," "The Barbra," "The Liza" and "The Doris Day!"
THURS. REQUEST NIGHT - Haven't seen your favorite video in a while? Just write down your request and if we have it, we will play it just for you!
FRI. & SAT. THE BEST MUSIC VIDEOS IN TOWN for the past 35 years! VJs Jayskee, Brendan Thompson Chris Allen and more.
SUN. RETRO VIDEOS It's a blast from the past, down memory lane with all your favorite videos from the 80s, 90s and more! Come on down and sing along!
The heat continues to rise upstairs at Parade:
WEDS. DRAG OUT! with your hosts: Tiffany Alexander, Jasmine S/X and DJ Dorian Grey. Wednesdays are fierce! So invite all your friends and drag out your best drag! 12 contestants get to enter and compete until there is one left. Winners chosen by audience ballot. Win a paid guest appearance on the "Lipstixx" Show. $200 Cash Prize! Doors open 9pm. Contest starts promptly at 11pm. $1 draft from 9pm-11pm. For more information on how to enter, please contact us at: www.facebook.com/bourbonpub
THURS.

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN SING! Every Thursday. Karaoke with host Jasmine S/X. $100 Grand Prize to best singer, plus runner-up prizes. Sign ups start at 8pm. Performances start at 9pm.

Then it's:
STUDENT BODY CONTEST
Do you have what it takes? Best body wins $100! Hosted by Tiffany Alexander. Music by Blair Quintana. Lighting by Poodle. Happy Hour Prices from 8pm Midnight.

FRI. POPSTARZ If you can't hum it, we don't play it! Every Friday night upstairs at Parade. Drinks specials and $1 Schnapps shots all night!
SAT. NOT YOUR AVERAGE SATURDAY NIGHT! Club DJs Dorian Grey and Blair Quintana. Spotlight performances at: 12:30 and 1:30.
SUN. DRINK & DROWN - THE BEST DEAL IN TOWN! Featuring free well drinks from 6pm-8pm with $5 cover!
Then at 8pm
LIPSTIXX New & Improved! Featuring new hostess: Nicole Dubois. Show coordinators: Tiffany Alexander and Jasmine S/X and other guest appearances with the return of the Big Production Number. DJ Jayskee. Lights by Poodle. $5 Late Night Happy Hour!

And it's never too early to begin making your SOUTHERN DECADENCE plans for Labor Day Weekend, as there are a limited of VIP passes available - get them NOW at www.bourbonpub.com Last year they went quickly!

The Bourbon Pub & Parade -- operating continuously since opening its doors in 1974 -- is the epicenter of New Orleans' LGBT community and welcomes visitors from all over the world. Visit Bourbon Pub & Parade online at: www.bourbonpub.com and on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/bourbonpub.

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Krewe of Orpheus Celebrity Monarch Jennifer Coolidge
At Mardi Gras 2011 Trevor Project Brunch Benefit
For The Bourbon Pub & Parade's Week of Events

NEW ORLEANS 2/9/11 - On Monday, March 7th, Bourbon Pub owner Sandy Sachs will host a Celebrity Brunch benefiting The Trevor Project with Krewe of Orpheus Celebrity Monarch Jennifer Coolidge from 11AM-1PM, prior to the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras 2011 Parade that afternoon. 

Benefit brunch tickets ($35.00) are available online at www.thetrevorproject.org and the door; VIP tickets ($50.00) include a meet & greet and photo opportunity with Coolidge and just added dance music legend Taylor Dayne. Catering will be provided courtesy of Diamond Jacks Casinos. Proceeds benefit The Trevor Project.

Said Sachs, "I'm very excited to not only be hosting Trevor's benefit brunch at the Bourbon Pub & Parade, but also to be working with all the great community organizations that make the city a better place."s

The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including a nationwide 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, a digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.

Said Trevor Executive Director Charles Robbins, "We are honored to be a beneficiary of this event and look forward to expanding our visibility in the South which will support our efforts to save young lives."

Citywide community sponsors of the Bourbon Pub's Trevor Project benefit include: Krewe of Orpheus; Human Rights Campaign; NO/AIDS Task Force; PFLAG (New Orleans); MardiGras.com; NOLA.com; Project Lazarus; Ambush Magazine and the LGBT Community Center.

All of this is part of a busy week's schedule, celebrating one of the world's most incredible parties at the Bourbon Pub & Parade which will rock non-stop from Thursday, all the way through Fat Tuesday with superstar DJs, dancers and spectacular entertainment. 

Weekend Party Passes and VIP Party passes are on sale now. (Trevor benefit NOT included).

Regular Weekend Passes are $60 and include: entrance to Pub events Thursday through Sunday; Welcome Cocktail; and complimentary Sunday Mimosas (10am-12noon).

VIP Weekend Passes are $100 for: VIP entrance: Thursday through Tuesday;  Welcome Cocktail; VIP Open Bar Cocktail Party Friday Night (9-11pm); Complimentary Sunday Mimosas (10am-12noon, upstairs at Parade);  Balcony Access on Fat Tuesday and VIP Gift Bag.   $4 charge added to online purchase. www.bourbonpub.com

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BOURBON PUB AND PARADE - NEW ORLEANS
PROUDLY PRESENTS
NYE - New Years Eve Weekend 2010/11

Tickets and Weekend Passes On Sale Now for this Sellout event!

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- The clock is counting down to Bourbon Pub & Parade's most spectacular New Years celebration to date! Mark your calendar for NYE-New Years Eve Weekend 2010/11 happening at the epicenter of the French Quarter action, beginning at 8pm on Friday, Dec. 31 and going strong right through New Years Day, Sat Jan. 1, 2011.

Tickets and Weekend Passes are on sale now! www.bourbonpub.com. This will be a sell-out event. The Bourbon Pub & Parade is located in the heart of the city's historic French Quarter at the corner of Bourbon and St. Ann Streets at 801 Bourbon St. 504.529.2107 Ages 18 and over to party. 21 and over with ID to drink.

A celebration N'awwlins-style is not-to-be missed and New Years is unlike any other party in the nation.

There is no "last call for alcohol" in the "Big Easy!" It's a non-stop, round-the-clock celebration that will take you from 2010, right into 2011. So don't miss your chance to "ring out the old and toast in the new" with superstar DJs, red-hot Go-Go dancers, sensational live entertainment, a cash balloon drop and non-stop excitement all weekend long!

Advance tickets for New Years Eve (Friday, Dec. 31) are $25 and available now for purchase online at www.bourbonpub.com. This ticket includes: Guaranteed Admission - No waiting in line! Welcome Cocktail, Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight and $1000 Cash Balloon Drop. $4 handling charge added to each ticket purchased online.

Keep the party going all weekend! New Years Weekend Passes (Friday, Dec. 31 and Saturday Jan. 1) are $30 and also available now for purchase online at www.bourbonpub.com. Weekend Passes include admission to both Friday (New Years Eve) and Saturday Night. Guaranteed Admission - No waiting in line! Welcome Cocktail, Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight and $1000 Cash Balloon Drop. $4 handling charge added to each pass purchased online.

The Bourbon Pub & Parade is New Orleans' largest gay & lesbian bar and nightclub. Operating continuously since its doors opened in 1974, it is the epicenter of New Orleans' LGBT community but also welcomes all visitors from all over the world. For more information, visit www.bourbonpub.com.

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Additional press information and HI RES PHOTOS available at: www.bourbonpub.com/press



HALLOWEEN PRESS RELEASE (download as MS Word file)

BOURBON PUB & PARADE/NEW ORLEANS HALLOWEEN 2010
HAUNT AROUND THE CLOCK NON-STOP IN THE FAMED FRENCH QUARTER
Thursday, Oct. 28 - Sunday, Oct. 31

NEW ORLEANS, LA --  The Dark Knight swoops down over the French Quarter for a non-stop weekend filled with Halloween fun at the famed Bourbon Pub & Parade.  Weekend Passes and VIP Weekend Passes are on sale now at: www.bourbonpub.com.

The Bourbon Pub & Parade is located in the heart of the city's historic French Quarter at the corner of Bourbon and St. Ann Streets at 801 Bourbon St.  504.529.2107.  Ages 18 and over to party.  21 and over with ID to drink.

Join your favorite ghouls and goblins to haunt around the clock non-stop all weekend long--a New Orleans Halloween is like no other!  The celebration starts on Thursday night with a Halloween Welcome Party and starts to boil over on Friday with a VIP Cocktail Reception, plus the spellbinding sounds of DJ Kimberly S!  Get wild and wicked on Saturday night with a double dose of toil and trouble from back-to-back DJs Max Rodriquez (early) and Paulo (late).  Don't miss out on all the tricks and treats on Sunday, Halloween Night, as diabolical DJ Manny Lehman presides over the musical festivities deep into the night.

Weekend Passes are $70 and include: entry to all events Thursday through Sunday, plus welcome cocktail.  VIP Weekend Passes are $100 and include: entry to all events Thursday through Sunday; welcome cocktail; hosted Friday VIP Cocktail Reception; Express Check-In and Express Entry. Only 300 VIP Weekend Passes will be available, so get yours now.   Passes are on sale now.  Purchase online at: www.bourbonpub.com.  ($4 processing fee will apply to online purchase.)

The Bourbon Pub & Parade is New Orleans' largest gay & lesbian bar and nightclub. Operating continuously since its doors opened in 1974, it is the epicenter of New Orleans' LGBT community and welcomes visitors from all over the world.  For more information, visit www.bourbonpub.com.

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