• Drag Shows
  • Cabaret Shows 
  • ​Country Nights
  • Cumbias
  • Latin Nights
  • Socials

This week

Hours of operation

If you'd like to schedule an event, please let us know! We are open to new producers and assist along every step or as needed. Stop by and let's have a chat - we are always looking for innovative and fun ways to work with everyone.

We still have our regularly scheduled karaoke and pool tournaments, dance nights, country nights, Gear Nights, Latin nights and drag/variety/impersonation shows. We now have other special nights we will be posting as they come up.


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Welcome to Sidewinders

It's your weekly update on events happening at Sidewinders. Every day: Happy Hour from 3pm to 8pm. 

*** New Hours of Operation***
Sunday: Noon to Midnight / Monday through Saturday: 3pm to 2am

Be sure to check out the ### Save the Dates! ### portion as well!
Monday 2/12/18- Bobby’s Margarita and Munchies - 3pm to 8pm - $3.50 Margaritas and Munchies.

Monday 2/12/18- Undie Monday - 9pm to Close - Join us in your Undies for drink specials.

Tuesday 2/13/18- Taco Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - 2 for $6 - Romann T is hard at work making some fantastic Tacos to aid in his Charity Drive effort. Get here early as they sell fast!

Tuesday 2/13/18- Toby Tuesday Mardi Gras Edition - 9pm to Close - Your singing bartender Toby has a fun night of Karaoke and Pool Tournaments planned for you. Beads, bangles and prizes all night. No Cover.

Wednesday 2/14/18- Nachos Wednesday - 7pm to 10pm - $6 Green Chile Chicken Nachos - Romann T is making you yummy Nachos. Funds raised will aid in his Charity Drive efforts.

Wednesday 2/14/18- Give me all your Love - 8pm to Close – Mr. NMGRA 2018 Blayze M. Aurora is turning 25. This Birthday show is full of some of your favorite performers. Since it is also Valentine’s Day, he will be serving a fried chicken fundraising dinner for $5. No Cover.

Thursday 2/15/18- RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3 at 6pm - RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 3 Episode 4 will be airing at 6pm. Come see what happening with the girls.

Thursday 2/15/18- Glow Dance Party and Go-Go tryouts — 9pm to Close - Join DJ Romann T for his Glow Dance Party. The dance floor is transformed into a Neon masterpiece with black lights and some great music. If you would like to dance on a special event night, stop in on Thursday and show us how you work it. GoGo Dancers try outs Thursday after 9pm.

Friday 2/16/18 – Non-Monogamy Community Meet and Greet – 6:30pm to 8:30pm – Curious about polyamory, non-monogamy, open relationships swinging and more or you've already chosen this as your relationship style? Join us at Sidewinders Bar for a night of introductions, socializing, snacking and more! This is a great way for new people to find resources and information about the local community in a safe, comfortable environment, get involved, in-person and make new friends. Members from other organizations will be present to help answer questions you might have. No Cover.

Friday 2/16/18 – Country Dance Night – 9pm to Close – Country Dance Night is always fun with tight jeans and cowpoke!!! Come join us and the NMGRA for some boot scootin’ fun music by DJ Leviticus (Michael Estacio-Burdick). No Cover.

Saturday 2/17/18- Bottoms Up! – 9pm to Close – Kitana M. Kyng, Lady of the Dove and Lily presents - A Mardi Gras and Birthday event with special guest, Adult film star John Magnum. No Cover for February birthday babies. $10 Cover.

Sunday 2/18/18- 1pm - 3pm - Meeting for the Vagina Monologues in the rehearsal room at Sidewinders - come see how you can get involved for the 2/22 event!

Sunday 2/18/18- Sunday Potluck and Tea Dance - Noon to 7pm – Bring your favorite dish to share. Bobby will be mixing up some Mimosas; and there’s a Bloody Mary Bar just for you! No Cover.

Sunday 2/18/18- Leather Curious; More than Discipline, More than Wood - 3pm to 5pm – A working approach to paddles and paddling. Bring your paddles, partners and friends. Includes time for practical application. Fun for all from curious to Capped Masters! No Cover.

Sunday 2/18/18- Pageant of the Rose Court “Carnival” – 7pm to Close – Rio Carnival in Albuquerque. Come out and see who will be the next Monarch of the Rose Court. Fundraiser for the United Court of the Sandias No Cover.

Lots of Love -
Michael and Renée

### Save the Dates! ###

Special Event
Thursday, 2/22/2018 – V-Day Albuquerque (TVM) 2018 – The Vagina Monologues comes to the Cabaret – Soft launch of the Cabaret the same night after TVM. After the Vagina Monologues, come perform a piece as part of the soft launch! 7pm is TVM and 9pm is the soft launch. $10 Cover.

Friday, 2/23/18 - Miss IGRA 1st Runner up brings you to Wonderland. 8pm

Saturday, 2/24/18 – Latin Night 9pm

Sunday, 2/25/18 – TK Steele Mr. NMAAG 8pm

Wednesday, 2/28/18 – Lit and Legit 8pm.

Weekend of 3/2, 3/3 and 3/4 - Special events coming! Food! Drink Specials and A Competition!

3/2 - Special Country Night featuring a Two-Step Competition, the New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association and fun line dancing. Official launch of the Sidewinders Country Night.
3/3 - Official launch of the ABQ Eagle.
3/4 - Official launch of the Black Cat Cabaret.

***Don't forget to pick up your I ❤️ My Bar Sticker!***

New Hours

  • M. - Fri.: 3 PM - 2 AM
  • Sat.: 3 PM - 2AM
  • Sun.: Noon - midnight
  • Fireball
  • Hurricanes
  • Martinis
  • Drafts
  • Bud Light
  • Guinness and more!