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

Location: 1206 N. Regent, Madison


circa 1979
May, 1984

Bar/ social



Sam's was owned by Sam. The bar hosted the Sunday Night Satin Shows, put on by S&M Productions (Mabel Kane, Sass DuBois, and Rosa Rivera).

The bar closed in May 1984; Sam was rumored to be tired of the bar business, and moving to Phoenix.

More information about this business is welcomed from anyone who can contribute it.


Closing notice, In Step vol. 1 no. 10 (May-June 1984)

Credits: contents, design and arrangement by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: September-2007.