QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

The stage and seating area at Q.E.D. Astoria.
File photo courtesy of Kambri Crews

Check out some of these amazing musicians and performers all throughout Queens this weekend. These performers come from all different walks of life, and there is bound to be one that fits your niche!


Friday, Jan. 26

Open Mic – Free Friday Mic at Q.E.D

Enjoy a free open mic night at the Q.E.D. for any and all performers. All performers must sign up as soon as possible, as it is first come, first serve. All performers who sign up will get to perform on stage for around three to five minutes at a time. (Q.E.D. 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria. 5:00 p.m. Admission: Free)

Friday Happy Hour Specials in Astoria, Queens.

The Doha Bar and Lounge is offering Friday night happy hour specials. Including discounted drinks such as, Margarita, Froze, Pina Colada and a wide variety of cocktails. Customers can also enjoy a selection of food such as “Doha Burgers,” Roasted Chicken and Skirt Steak. (Doha Bar Lounge, 38-34 31st St., Long Island City. 4:00-10:00 p.m. Admission: Free)

Saturday, Jan. 27


The Odd Rock Comedy Hour

Take part in watching a variety comedy show focusing on comedy, music and variety of sketches. This show is hosted by musician and comedian Rob Paravonian. (Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria. 7:30-9:00 p.m. Admission: $11.60)

The Big Jam – Musiquita

Come to Borage Place for the Big Jam, a sing-along event that strives to build community and is available for all ages. (15 Borage Pl., Forest Hills. 3:00-4:00 p.m. Admission: Free)

Sunday, Jan. 28


Live Violin and Breathwork Event

Visit the Daya Yoga Studio to participate in a live violin yoga session. Aiming to help deal with issues such as trauma and stress. Guests will learn about dealing with these problems through yoga and creating a complete healing experience. (Daya Yoga Studio – Ridgewood
1019 Seneca Ave., Ridgewood. 3-6:00 p.m. Admission: $55.20)

One Funny Lisa Marie – I’m Done With It Tour

Have a laugh at Coastal Entertainment Productions as they present One Funny Lisa Marie. A comedian who got her start on social media and found her fame during quarantine on the social media platform TikTok. VIP Ticket holders will also have the opportunity for a meet and greet. (Coastal Entertainment Productions, 32-31 35th St., Astoria. 2:00 p.m. Admission: $35-$140)