Raising flags and funds for art and freaks

// admissions and proceeds raise funds for Basilica Hudson’s public arts programming //

As darkness falls over Hudson’s annual Flag Day parade, (FREAK) FLAG DAY provides the freakier counterpart to the celebrations.

Raising flags and funds for Basilica Hudson’s non-profit arts programming with a bill of DARK, SHARP multidisciplinary arts and an annual dark wave late night dance party, (FREAK) FLAG DAY brings the best view of the epic Hudson Flag Day fireworks display, launched from the Basilica parking lot!

Read more about our past (FREAK) FLAG DAYs:


Featuring a Basilica Back Gallery Art Opening with Ben Fain‘s Gone Fishing // dark wave karaoke pageant happy hour with Hudson karaoke legend host Amanda Lees // gothic industrial new wave dance party done right, with DJ BLACKOUT and special guest spot by DJ Tedd Patterson MORE


Featuring a Basilica Back Gallery Art Opening with Jim Krewson‘s Local Character // Dave Cole’s FLAGS OF THE WORLD large scale hanging sculpture // Flatsitter‘s Lily Dale virtual reality shuttle bus experience // Kris Perry‘s monumental kinetic sculpture Revolution // gothic electronic rave sets by SEVEN T*TS, Alger Moy, DJ Danny Cash Cash + DJ Lavish and SVB in Basilica’s West Wing MORE


Featuring Matthew Placek’s Balloons, Umbrellas, and Snow // MIRROR MIRROR live // darkwave comedy happy hour with Annie Bielski, Alexandra Tatarsky and KIZU // DJ VEENGER CLUT MORE


Featuring Freak Accident Art Experiment fundraising handmade flag auction // live music from Light Asylum (first live show in 2 years), // Neon Music DJ set // Youwho (India Salvor Menuez + Brian Close of Georgia Sounds NYC) MORE


Featuring DJ Set by SHANNON F of LIGHT ASYLUM // performances by Crush, Love Pig and Evildoers (Melissa Auf der Maur, Shannon F and Dan Bunny) MORE