NEWSLETTER – October 2020

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE BAR?Since there have been many changes in regulations for venue space, dance floors, and bars, we have made a few changes and upgrades to the space at Bar XIII. Additional seating is now available where we used to dance the night away as we encourage social distancing; a new coin-operated dart machine has been added ... Read More

NEWSLETTER – March 2020

WORDS FROM THE EDITOR Lots of events going on this month at Bar XIII. I am personally looking forward to all of the Bingo, Burlesque, and BEATS. Also, this month we get to celebrate a Friday the 13th at Bar XIII while rolling into midnight at Asylum 13. Come make this month extra special by joining us. ~ Kim McBrearty, Editor in Chief ... Read More


WORDS FROM THE EDITOR Come play with us this month for some fun events happening around Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single like me, taken, or…a bit of both, you’re bound to find something fun this month to celebrate. On February 2nd is The Sweet Spot Wilmington: Valentine Show with burlesque dancers, live music, comedy, poets, ... Read More


LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Hello Patrons, We are currently looking for help with the Newsletter. Writers of any stripe and interest to do interviews, promoters who want to submit info on upcoming events at Bar XIII, or columnists who would like to take on Bar XIII related topics. If this interests you please reach out to Alex Seigfried via ... Read More


BY NORA JEAN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, FROM 5-8PM Hey bar fam! When you think of Bar XIII, you may think of metal shows and live bur-lesque. But did you know that Bar XIII is also the perfect place to stop for happy hour? I’m Nora. I started bartending at Bar XIII this past summer, and a few weeks ago I high-jacked happy hour ... Read More

Newsletter December 2019 & Holiday Gift Guide

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR - BY KIM MCBREARTY Get into the holiday spirit with us at Bar XIII! We have a few holiday-themed events going on in December, along with live shows and weekly events. We’d love to see you in your best sexy costumes this holiday! Check out our holiday gift guide for ideas for your loved ones, and check out our ... Read More

Patron Profile – Kim McBrearty

BY ALEX KRAFT Name: Kim McBreartyAge: 30From: West Chester What brought you in?: Came for a Stoneburner show in August Events you go to?: Asylum, Metal Shows and Special Events. Favorite Kink: Impact bottoming Kim recently discovered Bar XIII and was immediately drawn into it. Like so many of our patrons, Kim got her first ... Read More


BY KIM MCBREARTY Having only been coming to Bar XIII for two months, I can tell you it’s not difficult to find at least one event that will keep you coming back. Aside from the wide variety of events held on a monthly basis from live shows to topic-driven discussion groups, there are three leading weekly events you are sure to find an ... Read More


BY KIM MCBREARTY Tell us a little bit about your role in Dark Angels and burlesque. Tim: …I love everything that I do with the Dark Angels and always have a good time hosting the events. I like dressing up and even occasionally performing, but I also wanted to bring a different style of cabaret to the venue. From the level of performing ... Read More

Upcoming Craft Beers on Tap – Nov 2019

Bar XIII is Delaware’s home of unique entertainment and unique craft beers on draft. Here’s a taste of what we have on draft and what is coming soon! Don’t forget, all beers are $1 off during Happy Hour from 5-7pm! Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter: For a limited time, Yuengling and Hershey’s have teamed up to bring America ... Read More