Downtown Wide, Annual Halloween Festival Event
26th Oct 2019

Saturday October 26th @ 9pm-2am

This Is Halloween! 

8 Venues– 50 Performance Acts – 38 Live Bands&DJ’s- 225 Musicians & Performance Artists-20$ 19+ ID

2,500 Attended Last Year!

If it’s Halloween, it must be THE HUNGER: Enter the multi-verse of the 14th Edition of the largest, wildest music and performance spectacle you’ll ever experience in One night – One massive downtown wide Halloween Festival Event.  Featuring 50 Performance Acts including 38 Bands+Dj’s -225 Musicians/Performers. So massive an event, it will take up 8 bar venues downtown…

One cover of $20 gets you into all 8 venues, feed your hunger and treat yourself to the largest, wildest, slickest Halloween experience! Receive a Wristband & Multi-Pass on the night of the event with times and locations for acts, choose what you want to see and hear… You’ll Remember Halloween!


THE FOUNDRY [242 Red River Rd.]
>9:00 DOORS
>9:10 QUINTIN GOLKA [electrified folk]
>9:55 NICOLE CASMEY -of WOMEN IN SILK -Aerial Silks
Performance [death-defying!]
>10:05 THE SIRENS -Feat: SAMANTHA JOLENE -[belly dance w/ live drumming]
>10:25 GREENBANK -[folk rock/americana]
>11:05 LUKE WARM & THE COLD ONES- [post grunge Canadiana]
>12:00 HUNT & GATHER -[alternative rock/blues country/indie rock]
>1:00 BIG D -[DJ-soca/reggae/R&B/hip hop]
**BIG D will also be DJ’ing at Foundry between sets, all night long!
THE SOVEREIGN ROOM [220 Red River Rd.]
>9:00 DJ BLACKIE CHAN -[top 40 mashups]
>12:00 STEVE MICHAEL -[DJ-chill groove/funk/hip hop/disco/house]

Delicious food, when you need to feed! + Expanded dance floor for Hunger, it’s time to groove!
THE PARAMOUNT  1 DOWNSTAIRS STAGE. 24 COURT ST. S. / Corner of Park Ave. & Court St.]
[Play in the Funhouse of HELL! +Dance, Dance, Dance! Illuminate lighting +delicious food, when you need to feed
>9:00 DOORS
>9:20 CHEPNKO -from Beatfarm -[hip hop]
>9:45 I.R. IDIOT -[post-punk]
>10:30 LISA ROSE-[Fusion Belly Dance]
>10:40 BOTTOM ROCKERS -[rock/post punk/ska]
>11:25 COMPELLING CHARACTERS: Circus & Glow Show –
[Dee Marie/ The Kidd/ Vulpixel/ Cypress Night & more!]
>11:40 DJ SUPA -[dance hall/ hip-hop/ reggaeton/ pop]
>12:30 ROGUE -[DJ-EDM/ trap/ pop/ hip hop]
>1:15 DORAN -[DJ-haunted haus]
**DJs w/ Go-Go Glow Dancing / Up in the Treehouse!
>11:40-1:10: MEW CREW [Mew/Evolvd/ Kuu/ Vulpixel -hooping]
>1:10-2am: COMPELLING CHARACTERS [Dee Marie/ The Kidd/ Vulpixel/Cypress Night & more! -[whips/ levi wands/ poi/ hooping]
**Chill-in the green room, w/ THE PHOTO BOOTH w Professional photographers
[“Art House” Sin Theatre -w/Illuminate projections! Room to stand, sit & dance everywhere!) 24 COURT ST. S, Corner of Park Ave. & Court St.]
>9:00 DOORS
>9:10 VORONA -featuring: Jake Vaillant & friends- [gutter poet-folk/rock]
>9:45 MISS BE.MUSE -[aka Beatrix Muse-burlesque]
>9:50 FANTASY HAUS -Drag Takeover #1 & “Lip Sync for your Life”-Audience Drag “Dance Off” Competition -win prizes! [1) Mz. Molly Poppinz (also MC), 2) Amber Ail, 3) Sophia Sapphire, 4) Contest]
>10:10 SECRET BABY -[garage rock!]
>10:55 ARMY OF SASS -Feat: Stephanie DePiero & more [sassyheels-dance!]
>11:00 FANTASY HAUS -Drag Takeover #2 & “Lip Sync for your Life”-Audience Drag “Dance Off” Competition -win prizes! -[1) Mz. Molly Poppinz (also MC), 2) Sharon Selfies, 3) Ivan Love, 4) Sophia Sapphire, 5) Contest]
>11:30 ICOSA -[DJ-bass/house/dubstep] – Stay after the Fantasy Haus set & dance on stage w/ go-go drag performers!
>12:25 SIN SISTERS -The Asylum Sideshow Resurrected from HELL! [grinding, piercing, gore & more!]
>12:55 THE FRANQUILIZERS -[tundra desert punk rock]

[They have delicious food, when you need to feed!
215 Red River Rd.]
>9:00 Bleed in Time
>9:25 PLANBSTRIK9 -[hip hop]
>9:55 MOTHER OF WOLVES-[pop/rock covers-cranberries, lady gaga, wolfmother]
>10:55 PALOMA MARQUEZ-[Miss Thunder Pride 2015-premiere drag performance]
>11:05 NORRIS -[fiery heavyness]
>12:15- FOREVER DEAD-[punk & other junk]
>1:05- THE MARRIED SINGLEMEN-[rock/blues/funk/ska]
**Big Prizes for Best Costume at all venues!
ROAMING OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES- COMPELLING CHARACTERS -*OUTSIDE: 10 PM – 12 AM ONLY*-[fire spinning/hooping, juggling -knives/fire/souls…in the streets!]
[newly expanded club -w/ Intrepid Grand – projection mapping & lighting. 211 Red River Rd. / across from St. Paul St.]
>9:00 SWECOON-[DJ-space bass/deep dubstep]
>10:45 NICOLE CASMEY -of WOMEN IN SILK -Aerial Silks Performance death-defying!]
>11:05 RKILL -[DJ-bass/house/electro]
>12:10 BEVZ -[DJ-multi-musical genres]
>1:05 BLVCKSHEEP -[DJ-house/trap/hip-hop/bass]

>2:00-5 AM- Official Hunger after party at ATMOS. This is a separate, affiliated event presented by Atmos. Separate cover charge starting at 2am.19+/Photo ID required].
They have delicious food, Mexican..Ole! 269 Red River Rd. / Up the street, from corner of Red River Rd. & Court St.]
>9:00-9:10- Bleed in Time
>9:10-9:45- GAELIN BROWN- [pop rock]
>9:50-10:35- ARLEY COX -[folk/roots/blues-international blues winner]
>10:35-11:20- CARTWRIGHTS -[garage/country]
>11:20-12:10- RYAN & THE RUGRATS -[pop/rock n roll-originals/
covers-oasis, buddy holly, misfits]
>12:10-12:25- COSTUME CONTEST
>12:25-2:00- DJ PAT JONES [disco/funk/house-groove & dance!]
[Delicious food, when you need to feed! 16 Cumberland St. S. / new larger venue, at former Crocks location]
>9:00 DOORS
>9:10 BILL MURRAY & THE ZEDMORES- [Burlington ON-rock/covers]
>9:55 THE JAMES YELDON BAND-[folk/rock/country]
>10:55 RADSTAR- Bruno Mars Cover Band [pop /R&B/funk/soul/hip-hop]
>12:15 BILL MURRAY & THE ZEDMORES-[Burlington ON-rock/covers]
>1:00 THE GIN TONICS- [three piece acoustic rock/covers]

THOUSANDS IN HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST PRIZES expect a lot of cool cosplay /superhero/ fantasy horror costumes+adventures downtown! all Hunger venues participating

Trick or Treat Candy Gurlz -giving out treats… in the streets!

Official Hunger After-Party @ Atmos: This is a separate, affiliated event presented by Atmos. 2am-5am. A separate cover charge applies, collected at the Atmos door. 19+/ Photo ID required.

Presented by Definitely Superior Art Gallery; Fundraiser for the Contemporary Arts!



• No advance tickets or wristbands.
• Pay one cover price of $20 on the night of the event, at any participating venue door. Receive a wristband that gains you entry to all participating venues, and a “multi-pass” flyer program with locations/times for all acts.

….This year’s event will be helping to support the transition into our exciting new gallery space, located in the Cumberland Cinema 5 building (opening early 2020), and our annual multi-disciplinary contemporary arts programming:

The Foundry • Black Pirates Pub • The Sovereign Room • Red Lion Smokehouse • El Tres • Paramount Theatre • Atmos • Illuminate • Intrepid Grand Inc. • Compelling Characters • Thunder Bay World Dance Collective • ARMY of SASS – Thunder Bay • Women In Silk • Badanai Theatre • LU Radio – CILU 102.7 FM • The Walleye – Thunder Bay’s Arts & Culture Magazine • Waterfront District BIA • ThunderCon 2019 • Drums by Music Workshop • AudioWorks []

PRIZE SPONSORS ~ For Best Costume Contests at All Venues Thousands in prizes to be awarded!
• The Foundry • Black Pirates Pub • The Sovereign Room • King Ghidrah • Red Lion Smokehouse • Paramount Theatre • Badanai Theatre • Atmos • El Tres • Bight Restaurant & Bar • Tomlin Restaurant • Lot 66 Tapas Bar & Restaurant • Pneumaticity • The Loop • Maltese Grocery • Boston Pizza • Hill City Comics • Creation Body Piercing • Painted Turtle Art Shop • The Bean Fiend Cafe & Sandwich Bar • Perfect Fit Lingerie • Mars. Clothing • Calico Coffeehouse • Underground Ink • Uncle Mowglie’s Screen Printing • The Growing Season Juice Collective • Rebel Salad • Magnus Theatre • Marcia’s Merle Norman Cosmetics • Tontu Cafe-Boutique & Elfarrow Apparel • The Cheese Encounter • Fresh Air -Bikes by Cyclepath & Lifestyle by Static • Barbecupid • Both Hands Wood-fired Pizza & Bakery • Sweet Escape Cake Cafe & Bakery • Sweet Cherry Spa • Lisa’s Infinity (artisan jewellery) • Hey Sailor • Portside Restaurant • Nook Restaurant • Wojo’s Mojo • St. Paul Roastery • The Bodymind Centre • Prime Gelato • Naxos Grille & Bar • Rooster’s Bistro • The Sweet North Bakery • In Common • Ahnisnabae Art Gallery • Lailokens Awen • Freaks & Geeks -Coffee Shop & Gamery • World Dance Collective • Army of Sass … and more to come!

Official Hunger After-Party @ Atmos: This is a separate, affiliated event presented by Atmos. 2am-5am. A separate cover charge applies, collected at the Atmos door. 19+/ Photo ID required.

The Hunger 14 is proudly presented by:
Definitely Superior Art Gallery / aka DefSup
Ontario Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts: Laureate Winner-2013 & Finalist-2010/2011/2013
Operating Funders: Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, City of Thunder Bay Cultural Services
Thunder Bay & Northwestern Ontario’s non-profit/charitable Artist-Run Centre for the Multi-Disciplinary Contemporary Arts