Dozens of performers are scheduled to take part in the one-night-only event, which begins at 11 PM and runs through 4 AM. Presented by Jamie McGonnigal, the celebration of music and comedy is set to include Judy Gold, Jai Rodriguez, Taborah, Marisela, Lauren Hildebrandt, Ritter Hans, NIA, Osha Kai, Scott Nevins, Alysha Umphress, Michael Longeria, Dare 2B Diff'rnt, Nancy Yvonne, Georgie Porgie and Fredrick Ford. (The line-up is subject to change.) Bare's Natalie Joy Johnson will host the concert, which will feature musical direction by Jonah Speidel. Games and prizes will also be part of the evening.
Portions of the proceeds from Joe's Big Gay Luau will benefit The Joey DiPaolo AIDS Foundation and Camp TLC, a summer camp for teens living with HIV and AIDS. Visit www.jdaf.org for more information.
Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Avenue. Tickets, priced at $20, are available by calling (212) 539-8778 or by visiting www.joespub.com.