Brew Ha-Ha
 
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7th Annual Brew Ha-Ha

 

Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 5pm
Doors open at 5pm General Admission

Doors open at 4pm for VIP Ticket Holders

Event features over 40 breweries; over 150 beers, ciders and meads and 2 different comedy shows each night.

Event held in our Red Room, Theater, and Atrium

Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster by phone 800-745-3000 and in person at The Dow Event Center Box Office.

Ticket Pricing:
General Admission Adult $25 - Includes entry at 5pm into the beer tasting, two comedy shows, 6 beer sample tickets, souvenir pint glass.

General Admission Designated Driver $15 - Includes entry at 5pm into the event, two comedy shows.

VIP Event - $49 - Early entry into beer tasting starting at 4pm. Brewer's event runs 5pm-6pm where you get Q&A with Brewery experts and get to sample 6 unique beers the general tasting event doesn't have. Ticket also includes all the same as the Adult ticket: continuous entry into the beer tasting, two comedy shows, 6 beer sample tickets, souvenir pint glass.

Sample Tickets - Additional sample tickets will be available for purchase for $1 each.

21+ older age required for all ticket holders to enter the event.

Comedy Show Line-up:
1st Show: Tom McCarthy & Dave Landau
2nd Show: Sale Demilio & Ken Evans

BIOs below.

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.

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VIP Flyer Final

 

Comedian Profiles

JAN. 13, 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 FeinsteinThree Dog NightBrian 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. 13, 2018 Saturday First Show

Tom McCarthy - A Michigan native who cut his chops working the clubs, contests, dive bars, senior centers, and ice cream socials of the 1990's Detroit Comedy Scene. He moved to LA with stars in his eyes and loose change in his pockets. Soon, he found himself performing at some of the most legendary clubs in comedy like the Laugh Factory on the Sunset Strip and opening for some of the biggest names in the business including Nate Bargatze, Shane Mauss, and Chris Porter. Now a staple on the Midwest club and festival circuit, he has been seen on "Laughs" on the Fox Network, performed at Laughfest and the Oddball Comedy Fest and was a regional finalist on National Lampoon's "Next Big Thing."

JAN. 13, 2018 Saturday First Show

Dave Landau - Working the road nonstop since his 21st birthday, Dave Landau has grown into a true comedic juggernaut. Cutting his comedic teeth as a teenager in Detroit in the Second City's Conservatory, Dave Landau has risen to become one of the most in-demand headliners working today. He's appeared on Comedy Central's "Live At Gotham" as well as being featured prominently on two consecutive seasons of NBC's "Last Comic Standing." He's become a regular on the nationally-syndicated "Bob & Tom" radio show, and was honored as one of the top 21 club comics of today at HBO's Las Vegas Comedy Festival.

JAN. 13, 2018 Saturday Second Show

Sal Demilio – Sal worked comedy clubs, colleges and corporate events all across the United States and Canada. He has appeared with such comic greats as Kathleen Madigan, Bobbie Colins, Louie Anderson, Dave Attell, Judy Tenuta and Lewis Black. His observational style and family-oriented material appeals to all walks of life which makes him very likeable and able to build great a camaraderie with all kinds of audiences. After just five minutes you will feel like part of his big Italian family, as long as there’s food. "I would have liked to have eaten out, but until McDonalds comes out with a 30 piece McRavioli, I'm eating at Mamma Louise's.” Sal is the proud writer, producer and performer of his break out CD, “Fettuccini Salfredo.”

JAN. 13, 2018 Saturday Second Show

Ken Evans - Bringing a boy-next-door persona to the stage, Ken has an observational style of comedy that relates to every audience member. His energy is electric and his act is very visual, bringing his comedy to life with his command of the stage. The Orlando Sentinel said “Ken Evans’ biting wit is like viewing life through broken glass…” Evans has appeared on NBC’s “Ed”, Caroline’s Comedy Hour, SHOWTIME, “Law & Order,” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He’s been a studio guest of the Bob and Tom show and the Bob and Sherry national radio show. Ken Evans has also done his fair share of huge fundraisers on the national stage. Being a cancer survivor himself, he’s the only comic to be chosen three times to perform at the annual prestigious “Laugh for the Cure” fundraiser and was also the main speaker for 1200 cancer survivors at the Henry Ford Theater in Detroit. A truly seasoned veteran of comedy with over 28 years of comedy experience, Ken Evans has performed alongside such greats as Joan Rivers, Brian Regan, and Weird Al Yankovic, to name just a few.  Ken Evans is hilarious AND inspirational and NOT to be missed!

 

 

Brewery & Beer List:

*Subject To Change*

 

Bell’s Brewery
Larry’s Sour, Winter White, Lager of Lakes & Black Note

Right Brain Brewery
Cakewalk, CEO Stout, Deadkettle & Spinal Tapper

Dragonmead Brewery
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

Atwater Brewery
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

Brewery Vivant
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

Starcut Ciders
Octorock, Pulsar, Phuzz & Bucket

Liberty Street Brewing Company
Eagle Eye, Red Glare, Starkweather Stout & The American

B. Nektar
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

Tapistry Brewing
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

Blackrocks Brewery
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

Location Dow Event Center, 303 Johnson, Saginaw, MI

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