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JUNE, 1986 □ Vol. 1, No. 1
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REGIONAL CONTEST. DANCE
Drummer Weekend Coming
Charlotte's first leather/levi event
of national significance takes place
Saturday, May 31, at Park Center.
It's Carolina Drummer '86 at 8:30
p.m. The event has also been
named "The East Coast Mr. Drum
mer Contest" by Drummer maga
zine, which sponsors the national
Mr. Drummer Contest to be held this
year in June in San Francisco.
The Charlotte gay community
group Queen City Quordinators
(QCQ) is sponsoring Carolina Drum
mer as its first major fundraiser in an
effort to increase
Fiom 1-85. Take 1-77
South to Exit lOB
(Trade Street East).
Take Trade Street ap
miles to Kings Drive.
Left onto Kings Drive
and watch for park
ing lot on left after
From south ol Char
lotte. Take 1-77 North
to Exit lOB and follow
From east ot Char
lotte. Take U.S. 74 (In
vard) toward down
after passing Krispy
Kreme (on left at In
tersection), get into
right lane, following
it over bridge. At first
light, turn right onto
Seventh Street. Watch
for parking lots on
right after 100 yards.
the funds it has to
activities such as
a regional soft-
ball league and
Pride Week pro
Drummer is no
more an activity
just for the
sonation is just
for female im
want to do things
been done be
fore, and we
want to do them
on a grand
scale. We were
Drummer magazine gave us the
sanction to produce a regional pre
liminary to the national contest."
QCQ plans to produce a wildly
entertaining weekend tor May 31
and June 1.
After the Drummer contest con
cludes, the audience and contes
tants will be invited to The Scorpio
tor an all-night party. Atlanta dee-
jay Tom Johnson will play at the
party beginning about 3 a.m. in The
Scorpio's main dance room, and
continue until 8 a.m.
Those attending the party will be
asked to enter The Scorpio via the
VIP patio door, and will have ac
cess to the entire bar after entering.
Beginning at 1 a.m., only Drummer
partyers will have access to the VIP
Carolina Drummer contestants will
be judged in tour categories:
leather attire, jock strap, question-
and-answer, and fantasy, an often
erotic stage presentation.
In February when Drummer mag
azine first awarded the sanction to
QCQ, territory included the Caroli-
nas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi,
Louisiana, Tennessee, West Virginia,
Virginia and the District of Colum
bia. On April 15, the magazine as-
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The Nationally Displayed Poster For The 1986 Mr. Drummer Contest
signed to the Charlotte regional the
rest ot the eastern seaboard through
Maine when plans for a New York
regional tailed to materialize.
Emcee tor the contest will be
Charlotte's own Boom Boom Latour.
Other Charlotte performers will en
tertain, including Sam Baker with his
amazing voice and the current Miss
Gay North Carolina, Toni Lenoir "as
you've never seen him before."
a 40-toot runway. Seating, except
tor prepaid reserved tables, will be
Beer and wine will be sold at Park General media will be barred.
Center during the contest. Sheets pointed out that no an-
Park Center's capacity for the nouncements about the contest
night will be 2,000 with most seating have been or will be made to other
at tables of eight arranged around than gay/lesbian media.