HighBall 2014 - Friday

October 24th, 2014
  • Short North
  • Friday, October 24th, 6:00pm to
    Saturday, October 25th, 11:00pm

On Friday, October 24th from 6pm – 1pm, the Short North Alliance will present HighBall: On the Rocks. HighBall: On The Rocks is an annual tribute concert honoring fabulous fashion and transformational music.

HighBall: On The Rocks is our annual tribute concert honoring fabulous fashion. This year’s, like, totally awesome theme is THE BIG 80s. 

Break out your neon accessories and shoulder pads for the, like, totally amazing HighBall On The Rocks: THE BIG ’80s. Save your full costume for Saturday, but sport your best leg warmers, Cosby sweaters, and punk looks at HighBall Friday. Prizes will be given to attendees with the best ’80s looks as hosts Nina West and Johnny DiLoretto guide us through THE BIG ’80s.

Dress to impress, HighBallers, as cash prizes will go to the top male and female contestants.

Judges for the Friday night costume contest will be Kelli Martin, Alternative Fashion Mob; Monica Day, NBC4; and Lesley James, CD102.5.

Schedule of Events

6:00 PM: HighBall Happy Hour (Free Admission)
7:00 PM: HighBall Happy Hour Ends
7:55 PM: 614 Dance Troupe
8:00 PM: Nina West & Designer Preview
8:40 PM: The Wet Darlings
9:15 PM: The Fabulous Johnson Brothers
9:50 PM: MojoFlo
10:20 PM: Lydia Loveless
10:50 PM: THE BIG ’80s Public Costume Contest
11:20 PM: Taylor Dayne

Street Performers
Watch for a number of street performers joining the High Street spectacle at HighBall. On Friday, see the glowing spool body puppets dressed to impress for THE BIG ’80s.

Catrina Face Painting
If you would like to join in the Dia de los Muertos fun, get Catrina face painting done at the Global Gallery tent at HighBall for Friday and Saturday night, 6-9PM. Sign up on site. Price is $10, and is first come, first served, with limited availability.

DJ Craig Williams will be broadcasting from 6pm-8pm!



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