For the first time in over 25 years
the torches in front
of the Kon Tiki will be seen in all their blazing glory!

Join us for a spectacular night of pyrotechnic celebration, led by Flam Chen.

We'll have music, artists, and a special limited edition tiki mug!

The evening kicks off at 5p.m.

Unlit for 25 years, Tucson’s oldest tiki bar will join forces with Flam Chen, Tucson’s renown fire performance group, to make the grand relighting of the Kon Tiki’s signature tiki torches a truly scorching affair. The evening festivities will include a relighting ceremony by Flam Chen, accompanied by local drumming troupe The Disillusionists, a dinner show with The Tikiyaki Orchestra, the muscial stylings of Tucson’s own Shrimp Chaperone and the hypnotic rhythms and hula-hooping gyrations of Las Vegas’ Thee Swank Bastards.

Tiki enthusiasts from every terrain won’t want to miss the limited edition tiki mugs created specially for the event, designed by Velvet Glass and sculpted by master mug maker Dave ‘Squid’ Cohen.

Drink specials, and special drinks, start at five, when there will also be the opportunity to visit the vending booths of Tiki Artists Doug Horne, Ken Ruzic and Eric October and Hawaiian Shirt specialists The Hana Shirt Company.

Though the re-lighting ceremony will take place outside under the torches with a pyrotechnic performance by Flam Chen and The Disillusionists and music from Thee Swank Bastards and Shrimp Chaperone, The Tikiyaki Orchestra will be performing 2 sets INSIDE the Kon Tiki.

The first set will be a dinner set starting around 8:00. For those of you who've never been to the Kon Tiki, make your dinner reservations now...this will be a really great, intimate setting...
Dinner, cocktails, exotica..what more could you ask for ?

The second set will be after the last band performance outside, probably around 11:00 or so.
The later set, should prove to be a blast, as I'm sure everyone will be lit up like those torches, and we'll do our best to stir up the Kon Tiki Ghost, with lots of bongo beatdowns in true Tikiyaki style.

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