Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

3rd Annual Mardi Gras Costume Ball

The third annual Mardi Gras Costume Ball will be held Saturday, February 18th at 7pm at the Sun Music Hall.

Now in its third year, this FUNdraiser for Blue Mountain School has presented some of the region’s finest talent. This year features a five-piece all-star band featuring Kerry Hurley (vocals), Janiah Allen (drums), Chris Blankenship (guitar), Christophe Mondot (keyboard) and Jake Dempsey (bass), plus a host of special guests, and two opening bands loaded with Blue Mountain School alumni: Spoon Fight and Attakk.

Natasha Shishkevish is putting on some authentic New Orleans cuisine, while Dogtown Roadhouse will offer their acclaimed wood fired pizza and tasty boutique beers.

An auction will feature Floyd arts, crafts and services. There are also prizes, beads galore, and the annual crowning of Floyd’s Mardi Gras King and Queen, with unique crowns designed by Gabriele Hilger.

There are four ticketing options:

  • Barons & Baronnes (standing room): $8 advance / $10 at door
  • Ducs & Duchesses (reserved seating): $20
  • Archiducs & Archiduchesses (reserved seating at raised table, with complimentary bottle of champagne and dinner included): $320 for table of 8
  • Grand Ducs & Grande Duchesses (reserved seating at raised table, with two complimentary bottles of champagne and dinner included): $360 for table of 8

Tickets are available at Dogtown Roadhouse, Republic of Floyd, Blue Mountain School, and online via the Sun Music Hall.