Downtown wide Halloween Festival Event
27th Oct 2018

One Night! Saturday October 27th @ 8pm-2am

8 Venues – 54 Performance Acts – 42 Live Bands/DJ’s!

235 Musicians/Performance Artists

3,000 Attended Last Year

If it’s Halloween, it must be THE HUNGER: Enter the multi-verse of the 13th Anniversary of the largest, wildest music and performance spectacle you’ll ever experience. It comes but once a year -One night – One massive downtown wide Halloween Festival Event.  Featuring 54 Performance Acts including 42 Bands+Dj’s -235 Musicians/Performers. So massive an event, it will take up 8 bar venues downtown…El Tres, Black Pirates Pub, The Foundry, The Sovereign Room, Red Lion Smokehouse, The Paramount (Upstairs/Downstairs) and ATMOS.



Thousands in prizes for Best Costumes at each location for some of the most creative costumes and displays being paraded around and there are many! 3,000 in attendance last year. Pick your story, diabolic or devilicious. Move between bars and interact with every soul along the way, you could even win prizes in the street!

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

Performance listing coming soon…Updates on DefSup Facebook and here.

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

ATMOS cool small club w/ Intrepid Grand projection mapping & lighting! 211 Red River Rd

>8-9pm LATIN DANCE PARTY FREE DANCE LESSIONS with DALI PEREZ of Latin Dance Thunder Bay [Cuba/Toronto]
>9-10:10pm LATIN DANCE PARTY w DALI PEREZ [DJ-Cuba/Toronto//Latin salsa, bachata, merengue, rumba]
>10:15-11pm ICOSA [DJ half time/grime/dub step]
>11-11:10pm NICOLE CASMEY of WOMEN IN SILK Aerial Silks Performance…death-defying!
>11:10-11:15 FLAMENCO -WORLD DANCE COLLECTIVE [Spanish origin-dance]
>11:15-12am RKILL [DJ-bass/house/electro]
>12:15-2:00 BLVCKSHEEP [DJ-electro/bass/house]
Big Prizes for Best Costume!

>8pm Doors Open
>9-9:40 THE SHALLOW VOID [depression wave]
>9:40-9:50 FLAMENCO -WORLD DANCE COLLECTIVE [Spanish origin-dance]
>9:50-10:40 JAKE VAILLANT & THE DIRTY OLD TOWN [dirty folk rock]
>10:40-10:50 GAITA WORLD DANCE COLLECTIVE [Colombian origin/skirt dance]
>10:50-12am LATIN DANCE PARTY Feat. DALI PEREZ of Latin Dance Thunder Bay
[DJ-Cuba/Toronto salsa, bachata, merengue, rumba, Caribbean/African]
>12:15-2am DJ SuPa [hip hop/R&B/dance hall/soca/dance]
Big Prizes for Best Costume!
*Delicious food, when you need to feed!

THE SOVEREIGN ROOM -Expanded dance floor for Hunger, it’s time to groove!
>8-10pm DJ LUV [disco/house-Sugar Shakedown]
>10-12am MISS TEMPERANCE [DJ-booty bass/deep house-Sugar Shakedown/Werq]
>12:15-2am STEVE MICHAEL [DJ-groove house/disco/hip hop]
Big Prizes for Best Costume!
*Delicious food, when you need to feed!

>8pm Doors Open
>9-9:45 THE JAMES YELDON BAND [folk/rock/country]
>9:45-9:55 MISS BE.MUSE [Beatrix Muse-burlesque]
>9:55-10:25 WEBBY D & GRIMMACE THE BUTLER-[hip hop/metal/grind core & performance-international video awards]
>10:25-11:15 MORNING LIGHT [8 piece band,Motown/funk/rock/alternative/disco]
>11:15-11:25 PALOMA MARQUEZ & LILY CORANGIE-TREMAYNE [Drag, Miss Thunder Pride 2015-2016]¬
>11:25-12:10 VHS [international-grinding death metal w/heavy dose of cheese]
>12:10-12:25 COSTUME CONTEST
>12:25-1:10 FOREVER DEAD-[punk & other junk]
>1:10-2am THE MARRIED SINGLEMEN [rock/blues/funk/ska]
Big Prizes for Best Costume!
*Delicious food, when you need to feed!

OUTDOOR FIRE CREW PERFORMANCE by COMPELLING CHARACTERS *OUTSIDE BBP: 10-12am ONLY [fire spinning/ hooping/ juggling/ eating / grinding!] feat/ Dee Marie, The Kidd, Jonesy, Melody Corvid, Stella Moon, Vulpixel, Stevie & more!

>8pm Doors Open
>9-9:50 SARAH HAKALA -[blues/soul/pop fusion]
>9:50-10:05 SACHIKO CATHERINE of WOMEN IN SILK Aerial Silks Performance…death-defying!
>10:05-10:25 THE SIRENS Feat: SAMANTHA JOLENE [theatrical belly dance experience w/ live music]
>10:25-11:10 CARTWRIGHTS -[garage/country]
>11:10-12am GREENBANK [folk rock/americana]
>12:15-1am THE BAY STREET BASTARDS [Canadian Celtic punk-rock]
>1-2am BIG D [DJ-soca/reggae/R&B/hip hop]
Big Prizes for Best Costume!
*Delicious food, when you need to feed!

>8pm Doors Open
>9-9:50 ENGINE HOUSE [groovy indie blues/rock]
>9:50-10:00 BHANGRA WORLD DANCE COLLECTIVE [Punjab/India origin-dance]
>10:00-11:00 PHOEBE THE FEEB [progressive rock]
>11-12am LA REESE [pop/rock/upbeat/dance]
>12:15-1:15 PERSONS UNKNOWN Feat: Solomon & Wax Philosophic [1 DJ, 2 MCs/ Wax-voted Tbay’s fav hiphop 4 years in a row]
>1:15-2am REACH, JENERO & SOLOMON, 3 DJ’s/1 super-set! [90’s hip hop/retro soul & funk]
Big Prizes for Best Costume!
*Delicious food, when you need to feed!

[24 COURT ST. S, Corner of Park Ave & Court]
8pm Doors Open
9-9:45 I.R. IDIOT [post-punk]
9:45-10:30 NORRIS [fiery heavyness]
10:30-10:40 LISA ROSE [Fusion Belly Dance]
10:40-11:25 BOTTOM ROCKERS [rock/post punk/ska]
11:25-12am BEATFARM [rap/hip hop]
12:15-1:10 ROGUE [DJ/EDM/trap/pop/hip hop]
1:10-2am ATICKA -[DJ-deep house/bass house] w/ MEW CREW [glow hooping/dancing-Mew/Evolvd/Kuu/Vulpixel]

*Chill in the main level green room, create your best costumed pose and have your photo taken by two professional photographers!
*Delicious food, when you need to feed!

THE PARAMOUNT / 2 / Upstairs Theatre
[24 COURT ST. S, Corner of Park Ave & Court]
(room to stand, sit & dance everywhere! w/ Illuminate projections!)
8pm Doors Open
9-9:45 THE DWEEZILS [jazz/metal/rock]
9:45-10:30 PIGGYBANK [half-melted children playing some kind of punk]
10:30-10:40 ARMY OF SASS Feat: Stephanie DePiero & more [sassy heels-dance!]
10:40-11:20 DOUBLE EXPERIENCE [*Ottawa-nerd rock/upbeat acoustic set-international-a ThunderCon fav!]
11:20-12am SECRET BABY [garage rock!]
12-12:10 MEW CREW [choreographed set-glow hooping/dancing-Mew/Evolvd/Kuu/Vulpixel]
12:25-1:05 LYSIS -[DJ-drum & base]
1:05-1:15 CIRCUS SIDE SHOW -Feat: The Kidd -power GRINDER act & Creepo -bed of NAILS {w/ Dee Marie- human blockhead).
1:15-2am DORAN -[DJ-bass/breaks/underground sounds]

**The Paramount is the NEW HELL with two exciting levels & a green room photo booth to explore!

>The Hunger is the Official affiliated 19+ “After Dark” Party for ThunderCon 2018, so you can expect to see even more amazing cosplay, costumes & adventures downtown!

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 • Latin Dance 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 2018 • Frankly Scarlet Productions • Drums by Music Workshop• AudioWorks []

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