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Dyke Night Hosts March After-Party, and LUSH, Boston's Largest LBT Women's Pride Party

by Winnie McCroy
EDGE Editor
Thursday Jun 8, 2017

On Friday, June 9, join Kristen Porter of Dyke Night -- the 2017 Grand Marshall of Boston Pride -- as she presents the Official Dyke March After-Party. Or, head out on Saturday, June 10 for Lush: Boston's LGBTQ/Women's Pride Party.

"One of the many reasons we love partnering with the Milky Way Bella Luna and are so excited to party there this Friday is that they are true allies, they give back to our community, and have supported us even when it was not popular," said Porter. "I believe Kris Kono and I started their first gay night ever and since then they've never turned back or turned their back on the community. Thank you, Milky Way!!text

The events will welcome women to enjoy Boston Pride in style. Come for the designer pizza, the vegan entrée, the cosmic cocktails, and dance your way into Pride weekend.  Full menu served till 10 p.m. (dinner reservations highly recommended; make those at please note the cover charge for this fundraising event is required even if you are a dinner patron).
Dance to music by the legendary DJ Maryalice, Billboard Magazine Dance Music Reporter and nightclub DJ Maryalice has been spinning her signature upbeat and energetic sound for three decades. You love her P-town Tea Dances enjoy her mix of top 40, dance and pop, and your requests. 

The Official Dyke Night March After-Party will be held from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. on Friday, June 9 at Milky Way at The Brewery 284 Amory Street Jamaica Plain MA 02130. MBTA stop: Orange Line to Stony Brook Station. Cover charge is $10/ 21+. For advanced tickets, visit

For information, call 617-524-6060 or visit or

And be sure to keep the party going on Saturday, when Dyke Night presents LUSH: Boston's LGBTQ/ Women's Pride Party at Machine Nightclub. This is the largest lesbian/bisexual/queer/trans women's pride party the city has to offer.  With four bars, two dance floors, three DJs, pool/air hockey lounge, gravity defying pole dancers, and a state of the art sound and lighting system the night offers something for every taste. All queer staff- one thousand old and new friends to dance with!

Get ready to dance! From 8-10:30 p.m. in the lounge, DJ Triana brings her international flair, spinning reggaton, American and European hip-hop and your favorite '90s pop. From 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. in the lounge, DJ HerShe takes over. She's a beatboxer known as one of the top five most anticipated LGBTQ acts for SXSW. Check out her sound. And from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. in the Machine Nightclub, DJ Jim Clerkin, aka "DJ Gay Jim," (previously of the Matty in the Morning Show and Music Director for Kiss108) spins in the main club. You won't stop moving to his seamless spinning of the best in current pop/dance, hip hop, and throwback favorites.

The LUSH Pride party will be held from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. on Saturday, June 10 at Machine Nightclub, 1254 Boylston St., Boston. Wheelchair accessible, 21+. Advanced tickets $20 until June 9. For tickets, visit

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Winnie McCroy is the Women on the EDGE Editor, HIV/Health Editor, and Assistant Entertainment Editor for EDGE Media Network, handling all women's news, HIV health stories and theater reviews throughout the U.S. She has contributed to other publications, including The Village Voice, Gay City News, Chelsea Now and The Advocate, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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