Charlotte’s Dharma Lounge will welcome with style nationally renowned DJ and recent Charlotte newcomer DJ Peter Presta of “Queer As Folk” fame at their Jan. 15 “Queer As Folk” Circuit Dance Party featuring host Dan Mauney of Takeover Friday and DJs Jason Fotizo and Brittany Gaston.

Presta became well-known for his anthem “Proud,” the theme song for the hit Showtime series “Queer As Folk.” The song will also be featured as the 2012 London Olympics theme song. Peter has produced over 400 records and worked with artists like Duran Duran, Rihanna, Sade and Usher.

Doors open for the Jan. 15 special event at 9 p.m. to those 18 and up. Cover is $10. Dharma Lounge is located at 1440 S. Tryon St., Suite 105. For more information, visit or call 704-334-8336.