History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Wisconsin - Businesses - Bars and Clubs outside Milwaukee

Location: 121 West Main Street, Madison WI


July 1999
August 1999

Men/ Women


Millenium may hold the record as shortest time open of any LGBT bar in the state. It was apparently opened sometime in July 1999. The location had already held three LGBT bars in less than 2 years: first "R Place" (May-December 1996), then "Scandals" (March-October 1997), and then "Kirby's Klub" (October 1997-June 1999).

By August 1999, it had closed and reopened again as yet another bar, named Rainbow Room.

Millenium was thus the fourth in a long line of names for an LGBT bar in this location (121 W. Main Street, Madison) over a period of just 4 years:

Any additional information is available from anyone willing to contribute it.

Ad and Bar Guide listing
(Wis. Light vol.12-22, July 1999)
Nights Out column: Millenium serving Coors beer despite bopycott
(Wis. Light vol.12-24, July 1999)
Nights Out column: bar previously Kirby's Korner and then Millenium now called Rainbow Room
(Wis. Light vol.12-28, Aug. 1999)

Advertisement for Millenium
(Wis Light vol.12-24, July 1999)


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