Get into the spirit of giving with an evening of '80s sleaze and shred to benefit homeless veterans.
All funds from the evening will go toward Bridging the Gap, a four-year-old nonprofit that works directly with veterans in need of food, shelter, and educational assistance. The 501(c)(3) emphasizes individualized attention and human connections—they’re not a call center, and there is no lengthy application process for those in need of assistance.
It’s a costume contest with $200 in prizes available, so break out the Aqua Net and mesh for Best Male, Best Female and Best Metal Hair categories. If dressing up isn’t your style, perhaps you’re ready to show off your fiery fingers in the Air Guitar Competition!
The evening’s entertainment is Morrill/Smith, featuring ‘80s metal juggernaut Wayne Morrill. Back in the day, you could catch Morrill performing in Black Knight, The BulletBoys and Hawk; he’s also played alongside members of Poison, Guns N’ Roses, Ratt, King Kobra, and more. While he was in the thick of the ‘80s metal scene in Los Angeles, Morrill is now based out of Nashville, Tennessee.
Locals Nowhere Child and Bad Justice open the evening.
Friday, December 18, 9 p.m., $5-$10, 21+