7th Annual Brew Ha-Ha
Friday January 12, 2018, at 5pm
Doors open at 5pm
Ha-Ha Happy Hour runs from 5pm-6pm and offers free appetizers while supplies last!
Event features over 40 breweries; over 150 beers, ciders and meads and 2 different comedy shows.
Event held in our Red Room, Theater, and Atrium
General Admission Designated Driver $15 - Includes entry at 5pm into the event, two comedy shows.
- As of Jan 9th - Beer & Food Pairing Event almost sold out!
Group Discount - $20 per person for groups of 12 or more people when purchased in person at the Dow Event Center Box Office only. Group discount offer expires JAN 11th at 5pm.
Red Room Entertainment:
Marsupial Creampie, a Bay City based cover band providing experimental music - Covering the likes of Dirty Heads, Sublime, Shaggy, Snow, Michael Franti, G. Love, Paul Simon, Nelly, Bob Marley, Ween, and many more. Marsupial Creampie adds their own flavor to some of the tastiest reggae, throwback jams, and folk tunes out there.
JAN. 12, 2018 Both Shows
Kevin Kramis - Famous Kevin Kramis just returned from performing for our American troops on the "2017 Comics on Duty Tour" that had stops in Bahrain, Djbouti, and Greece. Noted for his universal appeal, with stage presence and off-beat improvisations that captivate and involve audiences. Kevin has worked successfully before all kinds of folks from mature, discerning audiences at outdoor venues like DTE to the inmates at the super-maximum security prison in Mansfield, Ohio. Kramis has opened for Tim Allen, Louie Anderson, Kato Calin Jeff Foxworthy, Judy Tenuta, Gabe Kaplan, Richard Jeni, Billy Gardell, Pointer Sisters, Michael Feinstein, Three Dog Night, Brian Setzer Orchestra, JJ Walker, Tim Lilly, John Hefron, Steven Wright, Jeff Hobson, and Ben Creed. A professional public address announcer for over 30 years, Kevin is currently the voice of Wayne State University Football, Basketball and Volleyball, Eastern Michigan University Volleyball and Gymnastics. In 2017 Kevin was the voice of the USA Taekwondo National Championships. He is the former P.A. voice of the Michigan State Fair, Toledo Mud Hens and the Toledo Walleye.
JAN. 12, 2018 Friday First Show
Adam Degi got his start in Grand Rapids,MI He's done everything from hosting a game show and performing stand up at colleges to taking his act to clubs and festivals around the country. He won the Funniest Person in Grand Rapids Competition in 2009 and was in the Semi - Finals of the Comedy 10K in 2014 as well as being featured on the Cover of Revue magazine.
He's worked with the likes of Rory Scovel, Anthony Jeselnik, Neal Brennan and David Koechner. Adam performed in the Boston Comedy festival in 2016 and released his debut Album "His Name Is My Name too" on iTunes in 2017. He once got a standing ovation from the Harlem Globetrotters.
JAN. 12, 2018 Friday First Show
David Dyer has been performing stand-up all over the country for over twenty years. He’s worked with some of the best comics in the industry including Mike Birbiglia, Jim Breuer, and Lewis Black. He’s been a contributing writer to NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “ABC’s Politically Incorrect”. He’s a regular and a guest host on the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom Show” and frequently guest hosts multiple radio shows for Cumulus Broadcasting in Grand Rapids, MI. He also created and stars in a web series called “Pillars” that can be viewed on his website www.daviddyercomedy.com. And…he’s in decent shape.
JAN. 12, 2018 Friday Second Show
Bob Phillips is a nationally touring comedian, a regular on the XM/Sirius Rawdog channel, and a contributing writer to several web-based humor magazines. Bob makes audiences laugh across the country with a clever blend of observational, topical, political, and everyday humor. From the perils of being a single father, to growing up in the seventies, Bob covers a lot of ground. Sometimes biting, sometimes endearing, but always in charge, Bob has something for everyone.
JAN. 12, 2018 Friday Second Show
Sheila Kay was born, bred, married, spawned, and divorced in Detroit, Michigan…and to make matters worse, she did most of that twice. Both her husbands are remarried, very happy, and love each other very much.
She’s been doing stand up for a gazillion years, that’s 7 gazillion in dog years. Been in a few movies, a few tv shows (Law and Order: SVU a couple of times, most notably as the corpse,) Comedy Central, traveled ‘round the country with a play entitled Self-Help: The Comedy, for several years, and she now works primarily for Carnival Cruise Lines, making laughs out at sea. She is an ardent animal lover and never tire of doing shows for shelters to raise funds for the homeless and abandoned fur balls. Paws4laughter is her "thang. " You can always find her on that blasted Facebook.
Brewery & Beer List:
*Subject To Change*
Larry’s Sour, Winter White, Lager of Lakes & Black Note
Right Brain Brewery
Cakewalk, CEO Stout, Deadkettle & Spinal Tapper
Under The Kilt, Crown Jewels, Final Absolution & Castlebrite Apricot
North Peak Brewing Company
Mellow, Original Hopp, Hail Pale & Zephyr
Tri City Brewing Company
Giant Slayer, Intergalactic Jack, Brownhoist & Charity Island
St. Julian Winery
Forbidden Fruit, Forbidden Cherry, Gunga Din & Gunga Din Cinnamon
Founders Brewing Company
Breakfast Stout, Rubaeus, Centennial, Dirty Bastard & Azacca
Vanilla Java Porter, Better Life Choices IPA, Decadent Dark Chocolate & Purple Gang Pilsner
Perrin Brewing Company
Light Lager, Black, 98, Blackberry IPA & Black Currant Foudre Sour
Mountain Town Brewing Company
Trainwreck, Blackberry Stout, Ironhorse IPA & Steam Engine Stout
Arbor Brewing Company
Euchre Pilsner, Strawberry Blonde, Buzzsaw IPA & Violin
Midland Brewing Company
Copper Harbor, Cold Brew Dublin Stout & Lime Rock IPA
Loggers Brewing Company
Oatmeal Cream Stout, Highland Jack Pumpkin Scottish Ale & Tittabawassee Coffee Brown
The Maple Grille
Maple Ale, That’s So Pilsner, Frank The Dark IPA & Gest Nutty Brown Ale
Hop Field, Undertaker & Ski Patrol
Odd Side Ales
Bean Flicker, Hop Gobbler & Hoplicated
Greenbush Brewing Company
Apathy, Star Chicken Shotgun & Delusion
Gonzo’s Biggdogg Brewing
Vanilla Porter, Burnig Sun Redd, Yummy Hoppy & Geyser Brown
Shorts Brewing Company
Soft Parade, Bellaire Brown, Locals Light & Superfluid
Octorock, Pulsar, Phuzz & Bucket
Liberty Street Brewing Company
Eagle Eye, Red Glare, Starkweather Stout & The American
Zombie Killer, Tuco Style Freakout, Necromangocan & The Dudes Rug
Big Lake Brewing
Ryecoe, Darkstar & Citra Session
Bee Well Mead & Cider
Kings Hard Apple, Kings Cherry, Ginger Peach, Apple Pie & Cherry Vanilla
Pecks Porter, Reactor IPA & Northern Trippin
Farmhaus Cider Company
Brunch, Classic & Crushable
Pigeon Hill Brewing Company
OCP, Salted Caramel Porter & Walter Gets Buzzed
Vander Mill Brewery
Totally Roasted, Blue Gold, Hard Apple & Ginger Peach
Jolly Pumpkin Café & Brewery
Oro De Calabaza, Bam Biere, Bam Noire & Calabaza Blanca
Keweenaw Brewing Company
Widowmaker Black Ale, Pick Axe Blonde Ale & Red Jacket Amber Ale
51K IPA, Grand Rabbits Dry Hopped Cream Ale & Potter’s Porter
Cheboygan Brewing Company
Lighthouse Amber Ale, Blood Orange Honey & Blueberry Cream Ale
Superior Lakes Mead, Wine & Cider
Barrel Ages Mead, Pear Pyment & Dark Cherry Pyment
Aracadia Brewing Company
Arcadia IPA, Arcadia Loch Down, Mango Surprise IPA & Arcadia Morning Nightcap Coffee Porter
Ellison Brewery + Spirits
Ellison American Lager, Ellison Crescent Fresh, Ellison Gnomes Amber & Ellison Relativity
Griffin Claw Brewing Company
Mr. Blue Sky, Nawt A Cawp IPA, Norm’s Gateway IPA & You Figure It Out Stout
Grand Armory Brewing Company
Cloudy With a Chance of Hops, Crop Duster Citra IPA, Nutter Your Business Stout & Wheezin’ The Juice
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Blueberry Maple Stout, Oval Beach Blonde, Bonfire Brown & Neapolitan Milk Stout
Uncle John’s Cider Mill
Uncle John’s Apple, Blueberry, Cherry & Melded
Wolverine State Brewing Company
Barista Coffee Lager, District 16 Amber, Premium Lager & Vers L’ Avant