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WYEP’s Hellbender Ball

October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm




It’s the can’t-miss live music costume party of the season! See your favorite Pittsburgh artists transform into popular acts in music. Dance the night away to tunes from Beyonce, Madonna and more!

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall, 8pm-11pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)

Pre-Sale General Admission: $20/ At-The-Door: $25 / VIP SOLD OUT)

Costumes Strongly Encouraged! Restrictions below.
Come early and see WYEP’s Singer-Songwriter Competition winner, Cody Piper perform on the Thunderbird’s Front Porch Stage, starting at 5:30pm.

Donora as Madonna- 10:20pm
André Costello and the Cool Minors as Bruce Springsteen- 9:45pm
Bindley Hardware Co. as Elvis Presley- 8:35pm
Sierra Sellers as Beyonce- 9:10pm
Cisco Kid as Elton John- 8pm

Join us for the Hellbender Ball, named after the Eastern Hellbender, a nocturnal salamander that was recently designated as Pennyslvania’s state amphibian. Like Halloween partygoers, hellbenders become active after dark to seek refreshment and companionship.

Enjoy music, dancing, drinks, costume contests and so much more!

VIP Tickets Include: 2 drink tickets, food, signed event poster, DJ meet & greet, exclusive bar and bathrooms.

Please note, the VIP space is not yet handicap accessible. We sincerely apologize for the limitation and any inconvenience.

Costume restrictions:
No over-the-head masks
No weaponized props
Nothing with projectiles including water, or blunt weapons (bats, hockey sticks, golf clubs, mallets, whips, etc.)
Any “uniform” costumes such as military or policy must be clearly distinguishable as a costume and not a current military, police, emergency responder, etc.
Any non-weapon props must be a soft plastic, cardboard or foam.
“String” masks and face paint can be worn, but if you cannot be distinguished from your photo ID you will not be served alcohol.

Artwork by Pierce Marratto – MarrattoArt.work
Pierce Marratto Art & Design