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Krampus Night 8 - A Holiday-ish Charity Extravaganza!

Oh you better watch out…’cus he’s coming back to town!  On Friday December 7th 2018, Krampus is at it again with the 8th annual festive event:


Who is Krampus?  Only the swellest devil to accompany ole’ St Nick on his rounds during the holidays.  Unlike Santa, he joyfully punishes the naughty by swatting them with switches…but who doesn’t? 
However, on this night he’s a devil with a cause helping those in need with a…

Toy & Canned Food Drive 

Bring in some new toys or cans of food and get in on the cheap (and some good feels)!  All toy donations are taken directly to a Toys For Tots center to benefit less fortunate children during the holidays and all canned donations go to Burners Without Borders Detroit to help feed the homeless (click here for details).
But he’s not stopping there with his benevolent malevolence!  He’s also helping to support local artists with a…

 Krampus Naughty List Bazaar 

Buy some swell affordable art gifts for the naughty on your list (or for your naughty self)!  You'll find everything from small unique stocking stuffers to large original art pieces.
And to make this a Black Friday you won’t regret, there’s also a…

 Not-So-Silent Art Auction 

Generously donated by various artists of the DAMNED Exhibition and the Krampus Bazaaryou can bid to take home some amazing fine art while helping the homeless!  100% of all auction funds go directly to Burners Without Borders Detroit to help purchase much needed supplies to create survival backpacks for the homeless (click here for details).
But wait!  There’s also the 7th annual…

 Wreck The Halls Exhibition 

It's a crap-tastic "exhibition" of holiday-ish ornaments and decorations created by the all-volunteer Krampus Redecoration Anticrafting Party (KRAP)!  These tiny monstrosities re-imagined from thrift/dollar store junk will be haphazardly spread out all over the venue.  And WTH also includes the Bad Gingerbread House Competition!
And for your “entertainment”, we once again bring you the hilariously disastrous…

 Christmahanakwanza Variety
Show Spectacular

Come experience a wild night of amazingly bad lip syncing, barely rehearsed skits and impromptu shenanigans loosely based on your favorite holiday television and film classics!  Featuring Satori CircusLushes LaMoanMagenta DemureBootsie La FontaineScott Dambacher and lounge singer extraordinaire Konrad Lee!
And if that wasn’t enough, there’s also…
And THE BIG MAN HIMSELF (KRAMPUS) will host a charity donation photo booth for photographic evidence and fun!

+ Schedule +

07p – The Naughty List Bazaar opens
08p – Krampus arrives for a charity photobooth & swattings
09p – Wreck The Halls short film festival
10p – Christmahanakwanza Variety Show Spectacular Pt1
11p – Audience participation Fugly Holiday Sweater Contest
followed by Christmahanakwanza Variety Show Spectacular Pt2
12a – Gingerbread House Competition winner selection
followed by Last Call (& bidding fight!) for the Not-So-Silent Auction

+ Admission +

  • $15 with New Unwrapped Toy and/or 3 Canned Food Donation*
  • $20 for rotten stinkin’ Scrooges without either
*non-Scrooges also receive a coupon worth $5 off their purchase of $25 or more in the Naughty List Bazaar!
There is no dress code but creative/naughty/festive holiday costuming welcome!
Krampus Night 8 – A Not-So-Holiday Charity Benefit Extravaganza
Friday December 7th 2018 – 7pm until 2am – Strictly 18+
Tangent Gallery/Hastings, 715 E Milwaukee St, Detroit, MI
Merry Krampus and Stay Naughty!!!

Holiday demon Krampus descends on Detroit - Donna Terek, The Detroit News

Sue Static & Stirling presents…STIRLING'S ROCK N' ROLL BIRTHDAY SHOW!

Veteran music promoter/nightclub impresario Stirling will celebrate his birthday Detroit style! This year he has gathered together two of his favorite bands and musician friends to play for the night and celebrate! 

Performing will be the Motor City faves The Stomp Rockets. The band features the musical stylings of music scene veterans Greasy Carlisi, Dave Hanna, Gerald Shohan, Jay Jones, and Dan Mulholland.  

The double bill also features the return of Rocket 455 to the stage! The band was a rock staple in the garage rock scene and they are back to rock with a vengeance!

Opening the night will be songs from folk artist Audra Kubat, rocker Eddie Baranek and more! Stirling will also join the performers to sing a few songs throughout the night.

The date is SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 at 9 pm and all patrons 21 & over are welcome. Admission is $8. A portion of the proceeds will benefit CJAM radio Windsor. 

The event will be held at Northern Lights Lounge located at 660 W. Baltimore in Detroit. 313-873-1739


The holiday season is upon us and it is time once again for "Home for the Holidaze 16 Songwriter Showcase & Charity Drive." The event brings together local performers for an evening of acoustic music for a good cause. The donations and proceeds from the event go towards purchasing food and winter clothing items that are distributed to homeless people and animals thru our selected charities:   Outcry Street Ministry and the Hater Kitty Rescue Army.

Featured performers are:

Matt Dmits
The show is on FRIDAY, DEC. 14 at 8 pm. The venue is PJ'S LAGER HOUSE located at 1254 Michigan Avenue. in Detroit. Please call 313-961-4668. 21 & over are welcome. 

Admission is $5 with one can of people or pet food or winter clothing item or $6 without. Boots, blankets, socks and hats and bags of pet food are much needed items this year.

Static Network has been hosting this showcase for over a decade to benefit the community's homeless people and animals. The donations and proceeds from the event go towards purchasing food and winter clothing items that is distributed to the homeless thru these two groups.

Outcry Youth & Street Ministry – The street ministry was founded by minister and fellow musician “Brother Joe” Hicks who has been helping the homeless and youth in Detroit for over three decades. His nights are spent on the streets of Detroit helping feed and clothe those less fortunate with the donations he receives.

Pet food donations are also collected each year and donated to a non-profit animal rescue shelter. 

Hater Kitty Rescue Army is a local cat rescue group who takes care of eastside of Detroit neighborhood strays, gets them health checked, and places them in forever homes.