Goliath has the 411 on gay Atlanta’s favorite concerts, shows, sports, and other events each month. Check in on the Agenda before firming up your plans.
We’ve been Crazy In Love with this Independent Woman since she first made us Say Her Name. Now Beyonce’s loyal gays march in Formation to her latest concert in Atlanta. Soak up the experience of all things Queen B when she hits the Georgia Dome on May 1. Visit beyonce.com.
RPDR Battle of the Seasons
Queens from eight seasons of Logo’s most popular show come together for songs, skits, monologues, and a post-show meet-and-greet. Hosted by Michelle Visage, the latest RuPaul’s Drag Race tour stops at Buckhead Theatre on May 13. Get tickets and info at thebuckheadtheatre.com.
NFFLA Friends & Family
The gay teams of National Flag Football League of Atlanta go head-to-head every Saturday, but this game day is different. The league gathers its gay and gay-adjacent fans for a cookout during its May 14 matches. nffla.com.
Firefly Run Atlanta 2016
If you thrive on running, adore Piedmont Park and love a glow theme night, this 5K fun run is for you. An illuminated nighttime romp through the park includes step-off groups for casual walkers as well as speedy sprinters. Dress to impress in neon, holiday lights and all manner of other costumes on May 14. Visit thefireflyrun.com.
Big Peach 2016
A sizeable contingent not headed to Pensacola keep things gay here at home each Memorial Day Weekend. LGBT teams from across the country converge on Atlanta for Big Peach, a national tournament hosted by Hotlanta Softball League with accompanying social activities May 26-29. Get in on it at hslbigpeach.org
Shaky Knees & Shaky Beats Music Festivals
Get outside and jam two weekends in a row. First Florence + The Machine, Jane’s Addiction and My Morning Jacket headline Shaky Knees May 13-15, then gay fans continue rocking out with the best of EDM at Shaky Beats with Odessa, Major Lazer, Big Gigantic and scores more. One- and three-day passes at shakykneesfestival.com and shakybeatsfestival.com.