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Monday, May 2 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, May 4 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, May 5

LEO Presents present
The Dead Masquerade Tour
Escape The Fate
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Violent New Breed
Honey, Be Well

  6:30p / doors 6:00p
  $20 (advance)
  all ages

Escape The Fate was formed in 2004. Guitarist Bryan Monte Money, vocalist Ronnie Radke, bassist Max Green, drummer Robert Ortiz and rhythm guitarist Omar Espinosa had met through mutual bands in preceding years.

By September 2005, the band had earned a spot through a local radiio contest (judged by My Chemical Romance) on My Chemical Romance's tour. Their victory in a local radio competition earned them a growing fan base on the tour and a deal with Epitaph Records. In 2006, the label released the band's debut EP, There's No Sympathy for the Dead, which featured two songs that later appeared on their full-length release, Dying is Your Latest Fashion, which hit stores in 2006.

They have released three EPs and seven full-length studio albums. Dying Is Your Latest Fashion was the band's first album. This War Is Ours was released in 2008. The album debuted at No. 35 on the Billboard 200, selling 13,000 copies in the first week. Their third studio album, Escape the Fate, was released worldwide in 2010. The album charted at No. 25 on the Billboard 200, No. 1 on Hard Rock Albums, No. 4 on Rock Albums, No. 3 on Alternative and Independent charts and No. 18 on the Digital Albums Chart. Their fourth album, Ungrateful, was released in 2013 and charted at No. 27 on the Billboard 200, with 17,000 copies sold in its first week. Their fifth album, Hate Me, was released in 2015, and charted at No. 58 on the Billboard 200. They released their sixth album in 2018, I Am Human. Their seventh album, Chemical Warfare, was released last year.
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May We Suggest A Pleace To Dine

Thursday, May 5 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, May 6 First Firday at the Irving Theater

Friday, May 6 First Firday at the Irving Theater

Monday, May 9 Acoustic Open Mic featuring Matt Pless

Wednesday, May 11 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, May 12 Poetry Open Mic

Saturday, May 14

Transylvanian Lip Treatment present
Midnight Picture Show
US 1975 | digital | Dir: Jim Sharman | 100min | R

  Midnight / doors 11:00p
  $8 (advance)
 17+ unless accompanying parent or adult guardian

This campy cult classic (which unfortunately, we can't name here, but you can watch the trailer over there) is the most popular midnight movie of all time.  A corn-fed all-American couple stumbles onto a creepy castle one night when their car breaks down, entering a world they never dreamed existed. The castle turns out to be inhabited by a collection of kinky Transylvanian freaks led by a mad bisexual transvestite.  The film gained notoriety as the most successful midnight movie ever, in which hundreds of cult fans show up in costume and act out scenes from the movie.

You are not allowed to bring your own props.  Prop kits are available at the show.  Prop kits include rice (during the wedding scene at the very beginning, throw yours in celebration), a newspaper (during the rain scene, keep dry), noise maker (during the creation speech, celebrate and MAKE SOME NOISE), toilet paper (when the doctor breaks through the lab wall, hurl your "scotts" tissue), and toast (make your toast during the birthday dinner...toss it), will be available at the show for $4.  YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME IN COSTUME.

Doors open at 11:00pm.  Virgin sacrifice before the show.  The movie begins at Midnight.
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Next Midnight Picture Show: Saturday, June 11

Sunday, May 15

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Segment of Society present
Carrie Pietz
Katie Cash

  7:00p / doors 6:00p
  $15 (advance) / $20 (day of show)
  all ages

Bitch makes witchy poet pop. She does it with violins and synthesizers. The resulting songs from her new album Bitchcraft, which came out on Kill Rock Stars February 4th, 2022, are heartbreaking, spectral, political and beautiful. Bitch is based in Los Angeles after living in New York for many years. She's a longstanding queer music icon and "Bitchcraft" is her 9th studio album.

Bitch first achieved notoriety as one half of the queer folk duo Bitch & Animal. The band went on tour with Ani DiFranco, whom they met while playing a gig at a pizza shop in Provincetown. In the mid 2000s, Bitch went solo, and shared stages with the Indigo Girls, acted in John Cameron Mitchell's film Shortbus, co-wrote a song with Margaret Cho, produced two albums of her elder folk hero Ferron, and licensed some of her songs to The L Word.

Eight years ago, she began to weave together Bitchcraft, her latest record. Bitchcraft was born in a move from New York City, where Bitch had lived for 15 years, to a log cabin in the woods. There was all the time in the world to make art, and it was there, in the cabin, that Bitch began to write some of the songs that would appear on Bitchcraft.

"It gave me space to think about the biggest version of myself that I could be," she says of those early days in the cabin. The songs she wrote were a departure from anything she'd ever written before, and she began to craft huge pop tracks with the help of her trusty violin. Then, she moved to LA and Bitchcraft began to shapeshift again.

In the years that followed, Bitch assembled a coven to complete it. She called on Anne Preven (Beyonce, Demi Lovato), the rapper God-des and Roma Baran (Laurie Anderson) as advisors. Melissa York (Team Dresch, The Butchies) and Faith Soloway (Transparent) co-wrote some of the songs.

Bitchcraft, her first album in 8 years, is one that makes you think and makes you dance. It was recorded in LA, Austin, Provincetown, and Boston. Full of violins, synths, and huge vocals, the record is neon pink and in your face. It's Joni Mitchell set to a click track; it's queer Cyndi Lauper and will hex you with its brilliance. It also makes you think: about the state of the world, about evil politicians, about what it means to exist as a woman, and how to find joy along the way.

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May We Suggest A Pleace To Dine

Monday, May 16 Acoustic Open Mic featuring 7000apart

Wednesday, May 18 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, May 19 Poetry Open Mic

Monday, May 23 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, May 25 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, May 26 Poetry Open Mic

Saturday, May 28

LEO Presents present
Randy's Cheeseburger Picnic Tour
Randy from Trailer Park Boys

  8:15p / doors 7:00p
  $25 (advance) / MEET & GREET (available day of show)
  all ages

Randall "Randy" (played by Patrick Roach) used to act as the fat assistant trailer park supervisor alongside Jim Lahey. Randy is also known for being able to eat fifteen cheeseburgers in one sitting, and has apparently done so on multiple occasions.

Randy's Cheeseburger Picnic brings non-stop laughter and audience interaction. A bit of stand-up, a bit of silly contests, some classic Randy punch lines and a chance to meet your favorite Trailer Park Boys cast member!

Come Hungry! There will be cheeseburgers!
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Sunday, May 29

Mad Hatter Shows present
Zach Rushing
>A Funny Fat Guy from the South with a Big Mouth

  7:00p / doors 6:00p
  $35 / VIP $50 / Meet & Greet ADD $30 (advance)
  17+ suggested

Zach Rushing is a motivational comic from South Mississippi. His no-holds-barred personality and style are what make him popular with most crowds and keep them coming back for more. Zach started his US tour in Bonne Terre, Missouri with two sold out performances with people traveling from as far as southern Florida to see him live. Zach is heavily involved in philanthropy spanning from his little hometown all the way to the Wildfires in Australia.
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Monday, May 30 Acoustic Open Mic

Coming in October

Friday, October 8


LEO Presents present
The Trophies World Tour
Greyson Chance

  7:00p / doors 6:00p
  $20 (advance) / MEET & GREET add $30 (advance)
  all ages

Singer/songwriter Greyson Chance is an emotive, pop-oriented artist known for his lyrical, often piano-based material. Chance first garnered attention online before breaking through with his 2011 debut, Hold on 'Til the Night, which hit number 29 on the Billboard 200. His sound has grown ever more nuanced, incorporating textured electronic production alongside his acoustic work.

Chance first began playing piano at age eight. In April 2010, a video of Chance performing Lady Gaga's Paparazzi at his middle-school talent show was uploaded to YouTube and went viral. It soon caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres, who invited the 12-year-old to perform on her show, and eventually signed him to her then newly launched eleveneleven record label. A deal with Interscope followed, and in December 2010 he delivered his debut single, Waiting Outside the Lines. The full-length Hold on 'Til the Night followed in 2011 and cracked the Top 40 during its first week of release. The EP Truth Be Told, Pt. 1 arrived in 2012.

Chance continued to tour and record over the next few years. As he matured his voice deepened, and his taste shifted toward nuanced indie rock and alternative electronic pop. He showcased this sophisticated sound on his 2016 EP Somewhere Over My Head. Included on the set were the singles Afterlife Hit & Run and Back on the Wall. Also that year, he guested on tyDi and Jack Novak's dance track Oceans. Chance came out as gay in July 2017, making the announcement via social media and stating that he was happy and proud of who he was. The dramatic single Low followed that December. A spate of singles appeared over the next year including Lighthouse a collaboration with DJ/producer Fabian Mazur, Good as Gold and Twenty One.

In 2019, Chance delivered his sophomore full-length album, Portraits, which featured production by Willy Beaman, Christian Medice, and Todd Spadafore. Included was the single Shut Up. The EP Trophies arrives in June 2021, as did the stand-alone track Hellboy.
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Coming in November

Tuesday, November 15

LEO Presents present
The Red 4 Filth Tour

  8:30p / doors 7:00p
  $25 / VIP MEET & GREET $95 / ULTRA $249 (advance)
  all ages

A bizarre cosmic collision propelled Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 to Earth in March 1966: and on to the fifth season of Logo TV’s RuPaul's Drag Race in January 2013. Still radioactive, no one knows who or what she is yet, but no one cares, as long as she never returns to her native planet. Her age and species remain unknown to the public, but a few of her enemies claim to hold copies of her spawning record and universal passport.

After her spaceship crashed in the Matanuska Valley, a remote part of south-central Alaska, the U.S. government recovered an emaciated… make that, an emancipated alien, with a 1972 issue of Vanity Fair and a can of Tab, or that's how the story goes. Why she needed an Elmer's glue stick, no one has determined. She refuses to acknowledge it was in her possession. Few believe the wreckage was really smoldering, since magazines tend to burn, and cynics wonder if she was actually held captive in a research facility, or entertained by the night watchman until he got bored with her in the 1980s. She’s supposedly on the run from officials, but everyone knows they take off their uniforms and sneak into the clubs where she performs. Some turned into groupies and hang around long after the shows are over.

A well-traveled, campy extraterrestrial does have her perks and her irritations. Transients and drifters are directed to the nearest black hole via her pre-screw-you GPS navigation, and drug-addled layabouts are allowed to create their own black holes. She promises to upload each and everyone into the system. How dangerous can Thunderfuck be?

As dangerous as a black hole.

Watch this rare, magnificent being as she lights up televisions throughout the world on another of RuPaul's extravaganzas. No, you won't end up a cancer-stricken lab rat. The screen acts as a radiation shield to protect you from this renegade.
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