Aaliyah Skyy (a.k.a. Brenton Coon)

Veteran drag queen, clothing designer and entertainer
Photo by Jim K. Decker

Photo by Jim K. Decker

With more than 10 years of experience as a host and entertainer, Skyy has made quite an impact on Las Vegas’ ever-changing LGBT community. She’s performed onstage and behind the scenes at Hard Rock Hotel, The Mirage, the Tropicana and the Havana Room. By day, Coon, a student at the Art Institute of Las Vegas, designs ready-to-wear and one-of-a-kind pieces for his clothing line, BDARRICKS.

Best Gay Club Night

Fridays: Share Nightclub has Stripper Circus, Piranha Nightclub has a new theme every weekend, and every other LGBT venue has something fun or crazy going on.

Best Gay Bar

Charlie’s Las Vegas, hands down! You can just relax and unwind and enjoy a nice cold beer. They host drag shows as well as live bands and burlesque performers. It’s always a good time.

Best Gay Club

With a never-ending cycle of local entertainers, out-of-town guests, Strip headliners, themed shows and contests, Piranha Nightclub has something to offer everybody and rarely disappoints.

Best LGBT Community Cheerleaders

It’s a tie between Larry Edwards—a.k.a. Hot Chocolate—and Garrett Pattiani, creator of Garrett’s Gay Guide at Gay.vegas.

Best Bachelor(ette) Party Spot

Bachelors and bachelorettes will have a blast at Share Nightclub, dancing to the hottest new music or watching the sexiest go-go dancers in Vegas. It’s an absolute feast for the eyes!

Best Drag Show

Hosted by Alex Serpa and Sable Bleu every Saturday night at Flex Cocktail Lounge, The Queens of Las Vegas offers everything from celebrity impersonations to comedy. It is also the longest-running drag show in Vegas.

Best Party Accessory

Your best friends and your handy Uber app. Let’s face it, no night of fun and partying is complete without your besties and a safe, reliable ride home.

2014 Nightlife Awards