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KINETIC Presents KINK: Official MAL Weekend Events

Jan 12, 2023 At 9:59 pm - Jan 16, 2023 At 4:00 am

The long anticipated return of Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend is finally almost upon us. MAL Weekend in Washington, D.C., attracts thousands of leather men, kinksters, fetish-lovers and curious spectators from all over the world.

For 2023, KINETIC Presents has prouduly partnered with MAL Weekend to produce 4 official dance parties with 8 international DJs and massive venues. MAL Whether you’re a jock, bear, wolf, otter, or any other member of our community, all are welcome to join the largest and kinkiest weekend DC has ever seen.

For additional information about MAL Weekend including hotels, day passes, and other events, please see their official website at www.leatherweekend.com. Please Note: All MAL “Full Weekend Package” pass holders have access to the discoVERS XL Sunday Closing Party.

VIP Weekend Passes include EXPRESS entry into ALL 4 events, dedicated VIP areas, and VIP-designated bars and bathrooms at select venues.

Thursday Kick-Off Jan. 12th – BOOTCAMP (10PM – 3AM)

Venue: Soundcheck 1420 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Report for duty at 22:00 hours and meet your fellow recruits for MAL weekend. Get geared up and show how you’re willing to get down. Be prepared as drill sergeant Diego Barros, one of Only Fans #1 performers, whips you into shape. Can you endure basic training with the beats of Conner Curnick and J Warren? Bump, grind and mingle with your fellow recruits at this kick off to the weekend’s debauchery. 18+ ENTRY

Friday Jan. 13th – UNCUT XL (10PM – 4AM)

Venue: BLISS 2122 24th Pl NE, Washington, DC 20018

Push your limits at the first UNCUT event in MAL history. For this guaranteed SELL OUT event, UNCUT becomes UNCUT XL as we takeover all 3 massive rooms at BLISS Nightclub. With DJs Onyx and international superstar Alex Acosta providing the rhythm to keep you moving all night, be sure to cruise the labyrinth of extended play zones waiting for you to unleash your most intimate fantasies. 21+ ENTRY

Saturday MAIN EVENT Jan. 14th – KINETIC: KINK (10PM – 4AM)

Venue: Echostage 2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE, Washington, DC 20018

Do chains and whips excite you? Show off your best gear and fetish-wear for MAL’s colossal main event. Featuring superstar international DJ’s GSP and Ben Bakson, be prepared for wild performances, live fetish acts, and appearance by guest dominatrix Alyssa Edwards from RuPaul’s Drag Race who will whip the audience into submission. KINETIC:KINK will be the first Saturday main event in MAL history at the multilevel Echostage, recently voted the #1 Club in the United States. 18+ ENTRY

Sunday Jan. 15th – discoVERS XL (10PM – 4AM)

Venue: ULTRABAR 911 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

KINETIC Presents is proud to partner with Centaur M.C. Mid-Atlantic Leather to produce Sunday’s epic closing party for the very first time. discoVERS XL debuts at a massive new multi-level location in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. Join Grammy-nominated DJ Abel,  disco diva Alexis Tucci, and local favorite AYTONH as they bring you a night of jubilant disco and house music. Special performances throughout the night seamlessly integrated into their high-energy disco sets will keep you entertained all night long! 21+ ENTRY

ALL SALES ARE FINAL: There are no refunds, returns, or exchanges.

WRISTBAND POLICY: Once your QR code has been redeemed, you are responsible for your own cloth wristband.  Entrance is allowed only with a valid and undamaged wristband. No replacement wristbands will be issued under any circumstances if lost, damaged or unusable for any other reason. The event organizers will not be held responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged tickets/wristbands.

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Jan 12, 2023 At 9:59 pm
Jan 16, 2023 At 4:00 am
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