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Town Danceboutique

Town Danceboutique

Gay Bar, Nightclub, and Bar$$$$
U-Street, Washington
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  • Joe Z.
    "upstairs while the drag show is going on downstairs."(7 Tips)
    Conner G.
    "Probably the best club in DC"(4 Tips)
    Miguel A.
    "... rail until 11ish and free pizza usually around 7p."(4 Tips)
    Rob S.
    "largest Bear Happy Hour on the east coast"(15 Tips)
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  • Mohan B.
    Mohan BergAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Good music, great lights. Crowds get a little...rowdy so be sure you've got your young and loose game on or else you'll be grossed out probs.
  • David F.
    David FabianJuly 8, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    The new outdoor patio bar is a great addition that completely changes the vibe, very California. On some nights there's a food truck for late night munchies.
  • Brad T.
    Brad TaitSeptember 18, 2016
    Large, diverse space with great music and a wonderful patio when the weather cooperates. The Bear Happy Hour is a good time.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeAugust 11, 2011
    “Madonnarama” featuring Madonna music & videos and a special live performance by the Ladies of Town and the Town Dancers Saturday. Doors open 10pm $8 before 11pm and $12 after. We're pumped here!
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeApril 6, 2012
    “Madonnarama” featuring DJ Ed Bailey with performances by the Dance Camp and the Ladies of Town Friday at 10 p.m. Attendees must be 21 or older. There is an $8 cover before 11 p.m. and $12 after. Read more
  • Tommy
    TommyMarch 5
    Been here 10+ times
    Depends on the night but they can host some fun parties and tends to be packed. Pretty much your standard gay club but great patio in the summer.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeJuly 29, 2011
    This week’s Bear Happy Hour at Town will feature Johnny Scruff, the creator of the Scruff app. Happy hour begins at 6 p.m.
  • Brian B.
    Brian BurlesonFebruary 6, 2015
    I💜TOWN! GR8 music! MADONNARAMA events R off the hook! Yes the material girls music videos play in lounge as DJ spins her vinyl on the floor (every gay man's dream) is at TOWN! Best LGBT club in DC!🌈
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeMarch 8, 2013
    Team D.C. hosts its annual Fashion Show and Model Search judged by Pussy Noir March 9. Fashions range from club wear and swimsuits to underwear and leather. $10 Read more
  • GayTravel.com
    GayTravel.comMarch 30, 2012
    Great for internationals and 18+, really busy on the weekends. Drag shows every Friday & Saturday at 10pm downstairs.
  • Cozmik
    CozmikSeptember 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tonight's "DJ": Premix much? Cliche breaks? Where's the RIDE? I can turn on the radio and hear this (well, the whole song.) Oh, and if I wave my hands over my phone speaker it does cool effects too ;)
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeJanuary 10, 2013
    Though not part of MAL officially, Bear Happy Hour Jan 11 from 6-11 p.m. (21 and up) promises a treat for visitors. There is no cover charge. Read more
  • Sophia H.
    Sophia HJuly 11, 2015
    HUGE! Great dancing floor and good crowd. Lots of gay people but straight people (like me) go there too
  • Jason M.
    Jason McquainSeptember 3, 2012
    If u want coked out white trash then this is all for u. Music is massively redundant and lame. Drag show can be good every now and then :-)
  • Dustin H.
    Dustin HaleyJanuary 3, 2015
    Dance dance dance... Large club with many levels for you to get your dance on with some guys. Usually a younger/twinkish crowd.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 1, 2011
    Beyonce’s birthday party Friday at 10pm featuring videos, music and performances dedicated to the newly pregnant singer. Cover is $5 before 11 p.m.
  • Simon K.
    Simon KalayJuly 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Great dance floor, lots of cuties and hotties and the staff is very friendly!! I ways have a great time here :-)
  • Miguel A.
    Miguel AJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Bear  Happy Hour every Friday starts at 6pm- $3 draft beers and rail until 11ish and free pizza usually around 7p.
  • Van
    VanJuly 1, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Order the ZMR special: Absolut Pear & soda
  • Ananda L.
    Ananda LeekeOctober 24, 2011
    I love the Town Danceboutique. I was there on October 20 for the Ignite DC event. Had a blast. Great venue.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeMarch 29, 2012
    The HIV Working Group will be doing outreach Friday during Bear Happy Hour starting at 7pm & continuing until midnight. Volunteers needed. Read more
  • Adam Z.
    Adam ZiegelNovember 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Town is seriously the best club in DC for anyone and everyone! They play the best music, have a cheap coat check and everyone is hot!! Make sure you see the second floor!!
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeJuly 30, 2011
    This season’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Raga will be performing live Saturday at 10:30 p.m. There is an $8 cover from 10 to 11 p.m. which then goes up to $12. All attendees must be 21 or older.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 29, 2011
    Monday “Funkytown,” music of the ‘70s, ‘80s & ‘90s by DJ Ed Bailey performances by the Ladies of Town & The Dance Camp. Doors open at 10. Cover is $8 before 11 $12 afterwards. 21 or older.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 9, 2011
    Saturday Mixtape does its 3rd anniversary 10pm to 4 $12; Dance party for queer music lovers feat DJs Shea Van Horn & Matt Bailer playing electro, alt-pop, house, disco, & anything else danceable. Read more
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 16, 2011
    DJ Abel will be spinning at Red Party Saturday 10pm. There is a $8 cover from 10 to 11pm which then goes up to $12. All attendees must be 21 or older. Read more
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeMarch 8, 2013
    The Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and dozens of other LGBT networking groups gather March 13 for a mega networking event Read more
  • Manhunt
    ManhuntSeptember 7, 2011
    True, it's one of the worst name for a gay bar ever. But REALLY good DJs, probably the best Bear Night in town, and this is the place you bring your hag.
  • Humberto M.
    Humberto MartinezJanuary 17, 2012
    Bear happy hour Friday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. $3 drinks, free pizza at 7 p.m. and drag show at 10 p.m.
  • JR R.
    JR RussAugust 9, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Once a month, for something different, check out Speakeasy DC on the 2nd Tuesday, for food, drinks, and stories
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeOctober 7, 2011
    DJ Joey O, formerly of Apex, will be spinning here for the first time ever Saturday. Doors open at 10 $8 cover until 11, $12 afterward. Attendees must be 21 or older. Read more
  • Sydney R.
    Sydney ReedMarch 24, 2013
    There is a $15 parking fee and $12 cover so if you plan on getting shitty bring mucho deneros!
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeDecember 21, 2011
    New Years Eve 2012 features a countdown of the top 10 songs of 2012, glowing midnight explosion, live performance by Tha Dance Camp & more. $20 in advance $25 at door Read more
  • Cam B.
    Cam ByrdNovember 29, 2015
    Beautiful outdoor area, modern club inside.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeNovember 11, 2011
    DJ Drew G will be spinning Sat w/ Wess downstairs & drag show starting at 10:30 Doors open at 10, Cover $8 from 10-11 then goes up to $12. 21+ Read more
  • Sonja S.
    Sonja StrongarmAugust 18, 2015
    Spacious ckub; very friendly clientele!
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeDecember 2, 2011
    Crack presents “Crack High: A School-Themed Variety Show” Sat 10pm $10 21+. Matinee performance Sun 6pm $8. Read more
  • Luke J.
    Luke JordanOctober 9, 2011
    Great dance cub.... it does get packed and decent drinks
  • Connor M.
    Connor MclucasAugust 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    It is what it is, can get old if you go there week after week, but, you dont want to be one of those people now do you :P
  • Stacey
    StaceyJuly 31, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Best music, ever. The lights WILL induce a seizure though, but it will fit in with the dancing going on around you.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeNovember 11, 2011
    This week’s Friday Bear Happy Hour features a special comedy show with Frank Liotti and special guest, Neil Thornton. No cover, 6pm Read more
  • Jonathan G.
    Jonathan GoldmanJune 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ban bachelorette parties until we are all equal like the Abby. I don't want to be with woman who about to get married when I can't.
  • Rob S.
    Rob SerpaAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The largest Bear Happy Hour on the east coast, Fridays, starting at 6pm-11pm
    Upvoted Jul 8
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeAugust 19, 2011
    Saturday DJ Theresa, who plays the bongos live as she spins, will be playing at 10pm with Wess providing music and video downstairs.
  • GoGayDC
    GoGayDCDecember 28, 2011
    DC Center's 7th Annual Oscar Celebration, Glamour, Glitter, & Gold, takes place here Sunday, February 26th. http://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/events/42835062/
  • Clara S.
    Clara SAugust 25, 2011
    Make sure you bring $1 bills because you're going to want to thank the hot men entertaining you.
  • GoGayDC
    GoGayDCDecember 28, 2011
    On January 15 join the over 500 women who will attend Her HRC, the premiere women's party in Washington. http://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/events/43541882/
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 29, 2011
    MTV’s “The Real World” is hosting an open casting call for the series 27th season Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeDecember 9, 2011
    “Ice” Sat. ft. DJ Hector Fonseca spinning & performances by The Dance Camp. $8 cover from 10 to 11 & $12 after 11. 21+ Read more
  • Angela M.
    Angela McLaneDecember 18, 2011
    I'm going for the drag show! Lovely ladies every time!
  • Pablo R.
    Pablo RamosJune 20, 2015
    I'd suggest arriving buzzed, their drinks aren't worth the inflated priece
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeJanuary 6, 2012
    DJ Randy White spins Sat. w/ music & video downstairs by DJ Wess. $8 before 11pm & $12 afterward. Doors open 10 Read more
  • Deej S.
    Deej StuApril 3, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Since you're here and fabulous, follow @CrazyMagnets on Twitter for funny moments from your favorite haunts
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeMarch 9, 2012
    William Belli from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” performs March 10. Doors 1pm $8 before 11 that goes up to $12 afterward Read more
  • Nicole B.
    Nicole BlanchardNovember 10, 2011
    If you show them you checked in to foursquare you get in the club free!
  • William R.
    William RossNovember 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    This place is super gay. EVERY drink is served on crushed ice.
  • Joe Z.
    Joe ZJanuary 9, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If you're over 21, consider going to Bear Happy Hour on Fridays. You can get in free before 9pm & enjoy more space (and sometimes free pizza!) upstairs while the drag show is going on downstairs.
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeNovember 4, 2011
    Bear Happy Hour Friday starting at 6 p.m. There is no cover for this 21 and older event. Read more
  • Christian G.
    Christian GouseNovember 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Add me on foursquare and Facebook. Need new friends to go out with when in dc Christian gouse
  • Washington Blade
    Washington BladeSeptember 16, 2011
    Weekly Bear Happy Hour Friday starting at 6pm. There is no cover for this 21 and older event. Read more
  • Elizabeth F.
    Elizabeth FOctober 10, 2011
    Ann is the best bartender, hands down :)
  • Sifan X.
    Sifan XuSeptember 6, 2014
    Definitely the drag queen show.
  • Rob W.
    Rob W.October 9, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Three day weekend? Don't forget The WTF party on Sunday night!
  • 80sDanceParty.com 8.
    80sDanceParty.com 8March 21, 2010
    Last Thursday of the month: Tronik synth•EBM•Electro, best DJ's in the scene, classiest venue in the city!
  • Tony S.
    Tony StarkJuly 15, 2015
    drink before you come here, the drinks are expensive
  • Todd O.
    Todd OrangeOctober 13, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Here with my boy friend John !!!!
  • scott d.
    scott douglassOctober 14, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Just watched some hoes walk in without paying. Congrats, you paid way more than I ever will.
  • Shiqueeta L.
    Shiqueeta LeeNovember 23, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Great Gift for the Holiday. Get yours Today www.wix.com/shiqueeta/lee Read more
  • Conner G.
    Conner GuyerDecember 26, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Probably the best club in DC
  • Aïda K.
    Aïda KhemiriOctober 7, 2014
    Best club in DC
  • Kieyontaye-Deriyon J.
    Thus is like the rumors of DC... but better!
  • Christopher P.
    Christopher PaskvanAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Having fun!!
  • Richard M.
    Richard MorrisonJuly 12, 2011
    Free pizza on Fridays @ 7pm during Bear Happy Hour. Read more
  • Thomas m.
    Thomas matthewFebruary 16, 2013
    This is like pick n go grinder....
  • Joe M.
    Joe M.October 20, 2015
    The drag show.
  • change is coming
    change is comingJuly 31, 2011
    I like the new look
  • Britton B.
    Britton BazemoreMarch 15, 2011
    Friday is bear happy hour check it out
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BensonNovember 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Saturday Vodka Sprite's are only $3.00.
  • Brightest Young Things
    Brightest Young ThingsOctober 27, 2010
    Best place in the city for gay men to get laid...except for Crew Club.
  • Miguel A.
    Miguel AJuly 27, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Would it hurt Town to hire dancers that have some chest hair, pecs, and that don't look like they are underage?!? iJS
  • ReyVolutionX
    ReyVolutionXSeptember 6, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    DC's Bear Crue Happy Hour (every friday 6pm to 10pm)
  • Greg F.
    Greg F.May 25, 2013
    Great place!
  • scott d.
    scott douglassAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Omfg foursquare is actully worth something!!!!!
  • Chuck B.
    Chuck BronsonJanuary 26, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    No longer free with Foursquare Check-In :(
  • Charlie K.
    Charlie KordesFebruary 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Bring Ke$ha a vodka soda for free lovin
  • Richie C.
    Richie CheaFebruary 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    I work here as a dancer!
  • Carrie E.
    Carrie EppsDecember 27, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    $5 Absolut cocktails until midnight on Saturdays.
  • Sean R.
    Sean ReedMarch 2, 2016
    Cute boys.
  • Raven B.
    Raven BarnesFebruary 1, 2014
    Watch for cig burns.lol
  • Jules B.
    Jules BuiMay 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Its cold and quiet
  • Samson A.
    Samson AgegnehuAugust 8, 2012
    Shake that ass you purple hiel.
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MattesJanuary 9, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the Dan Roman
  • Joshua M.
    Joshua MartinJanuary 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    My boyfriend is a gogo dancer here.
  • Timothy B.
    Timothy BakerApril 30, 2014
    Do NOT take Amex
  • John P.
    John PorterJune 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Gonna get drunk and then ya gonna dance.
  • Kyle L.
    Kyle LevineAugust 1, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to the hottie in the blue tank top.
  • Cory A.
    Cory AllenMarch 1, 2014
    Avoid this place on Fridays after 10. Half the crowd are female 😷 & tweens make up the rest.
  • Chad S.
    Chad ShryockDecember 11, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    Friday nights are 18+ with Dj Wess. Come dance and be mary
  • Sean R.
    Sean RobertsonSeptember 27, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Went to Town last night and danced to Tony Moran
  • Jimmy T.
    Jimmy T.March 4
    Been here 50+ times
    Nothing. Horrible service. Takes 20 minutes to check your coat. Bartenders have attitude.
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