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“Save the Noise” on east 6th street with Cheer Up Charlie’s
Party all day until they make you turn the music off.
"...Music is being threatened on the eastside, and Cheer Up Charlie’s needs your support today as they turn..."

Sept. 1, 2012 Chron Events Post by Courtney Byrd

KVRX Fest 2019 at Cheer Up Charlies & Symphony Square
"...KVRX Fest at Cheer Up Charlies on May 10, 2019..."

May 14, 2019 Photo Gallery

Qmmunity: A Well-Deserved Celebration for Cheer Up Charlies
And so many hot events, we can't reco them all!
"...sweaty bodies, a tiny one-room venue. I soon learned Cheer Up Charlies was a gathering space for all kinds..."

April 19, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Faster Than Sound: Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Community outpours support for booker’s multiple sclerosis treatment, city opens first for-profit venue assistance program, and Las Cruxes’ storefront shutters
"...Even before Trish Connelly arrives, the buzz begins. Outside Cheer Up Charlies ahead of its second annual DreamGaze event..."

March 29, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Cheer Up Charlie's New Red River Digs
East Sixth fixture moves into storied space with warm gay memories
"...Hold up, Santa Claus! We knew you couldn't possibly leave our..."

Dec. 30, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Cheer Up Charlie's Soft Opening
Your AggreGAYtor strikes a pose beneath the pink ’chute
"...Cheer Up Charlie's, the iconic but no-longer-Eastside venue, now occupies..."

Feb. 19, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Cheer Up Charlie's Out, La Corsha In
East Sixth game-changer faces a new owner and lease non-renewal
"...Christmas came early for the gang at Cheer Up Charlie's, taking the distinct form of a big..."

Dec. 13, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Neighborhood Misses Cheer Up Charlie's
"...Dear Editor, The legendary Eastside bar, Cheer Up Charlie's, was forced to vacate recently by their..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Postmarks

Sorry, Charlie, Too Much Cheer
Silencing a bar that's been coming through loud and queer
"...interpretation of a sound ordinance further restricts how late Cheer Up Charlies may play music, possibly reducing the East..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Tyler Pratt

Tonight: Cinema East Cheers Up Charlie
It's Cinema East's 2012 launch party
"...of little-seen moving pictures, and dance/drink/socialize yourself silly at Cheer Up Charlies, courtesy of Cinema East...."

May 31, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Some House Warming Cheer
Cheer Up Charlie's announces their grand opening
"...friends could grab a weekend drink, or several. Without Cheer Up Charlie’s, options have felt limited. The bar scene..."

Feb. 10, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Sound on Sound Fest Make-Up Shows
Salvage includes Grizzly Bear, Cannibal Corpse, Noname
"...second year. Today, a salvaging of talent emerges with make-up gigs slotted for the same weekend...."

Oct. 16, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Review: The Make-Up
Frugging, shrieking, chanting, walking across upraised palms
"...rock primitives the Fugs had a manifesto-as-song, “Frenzy.” The Make-Up don’t cover it, although they probably should. They don’t..."

April 29, 2018 Music Post by Tim Stegall

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...television." And why is Austin home for this seldom-touring stand-up man? "I graduated UT, eventually moved to L.A.," he..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gay Place: One Queered Up Year
This way a gay, that way a gay: Steer here, queers
"...21, 5pm. Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces. $23.67 and up. www.perezhilton.com...."

March 20, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Lone Star Zine Fest Rounds Up Local Mini-Mags
Artful publications will be on display and for sale at Cheer Up Charlies
"...Texas’ mini-mag-makers together this Sunday at Red River hangout Cheer Up Charlies. The gathering will exhibit the work of..."

June 8, 2017 Arts Post by Rachel Rascoe

Events to Help Queer Up Your Autumn
As the temperatures cool, the queers come out to play
"...this fall. And remember, you can see our full lineup online anytime anywhere, or selected weekly picks in each..."

Aug. 30, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Rapper Mama Duke Queers Up Austin's Hip-Hop Scene
With weekly performances and a new EP, nothing's stopping Kori Duke
"...Perhaps, even, they’ll wander into one of her upcoming events. Her name lands on many a lineup these..."

Aug. 15, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Gay Place
Caleb De Casper brings his horror cabaret residency to Cheer Up Charlies
"...new October residency is creeping and crawling all over Cheer Up Charlies. Caleb De Casper, Austin's piano-playing singer/songwriter/performer, will..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

JD Samson & Saving the Noise
The girl from MEN is here to show you a good time.
"...JD Samson, of groups Le Tigre and MEN, is in town September 1st..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Tyler Pratt

GayCL 2018 Is Queerer and More Diverse Than Ever
Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows you’re queer
"...the queer mastermind behind Saturday’s independent, all-queer showcase at Cheer Up Charlies...."

Oct. 10, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

SXSW Music Review: Japan/Korea Summit
The best of Asian rap and electro for the cost of a Lone Star
"...we are in 2019, where on Friday night at Cheer Up Charlies, there was no line at 10:30pm and..."

March 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

Knife in the Water, Star Parks, RF Shannon, Julia Lucille
Cheer Up Charlies, Jan. 3
"...bills of Free Week's scatterbrained showcases, last Wednesday at Cheer Up Charlies delivered resonate indie-folk penned for Lockhart enclaves..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Music Review by Rachel Rascoe

The Good, The Bad, and The Drag Kings
Austin's newest drag king troupe will make you swoon
"...The crowd at Cheer Up Charlies eagerly awaited the inaugural performance of Austin’s..."

April 4, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Faye Fearless

'Footloose' and Fancy-Free
A crowdsourced parody/homage – with puppets! – plays tonight
"...out for a hero? Why not cut loose at Cheer Up Charlie’s tonight? Because – and we don’t want..."

Sept. 10, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Y'all or Nothing
A queer as #%&! showcase
"...quickie chat with Jeremy of Mouthfeel and his awesome upcoming event at Cheer Up Charlies...."

March 15, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Drag Out HIV for Pride 2018
Beatrix Lastrange joins forces with Planned Parenthood for Pride
"...This Friday, celebrate Austin Pride and support homegrown dragavism by attending Planned Parenthood’s second annual After..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

Levitation Review: Holy Wave & Ringo Deathstarr
Lauded locals align for psychedelic/shoegaze double feature
"...local explorers, Holy Wave commemorated an album release at Cheer Up Charlies, followed by Ringo Deathstarr’s homage to astral..."

April 27, 2018 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Gay Place
Die Felicia scares up a new night and Cheer Ups celebrates eight years with Lez Wedding
"...mention, in March, the gruesome twosome unveiled a revamped lineup with Monster a Go-Go boys, one terrifying Wheel of..."

April 13, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place
This is the summer to have fun, get wet, take a road trip, and stay fired up
"...our qmmunity. But this summer, things are really heating up. Austin's (Texas', the country's) LGBTQxyz community has taken a..."

May 19, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

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