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World Recognized Artists Take the Stage at Hair O’ The Dog’s Most Monumental Year “Snap Ya Fingers! Do the Step!” Have a Wild Night, Then “Blame It On Us!”

Hair O The Dog 2018 Re-cap from Hair O’ The Dog on Vimeo.


On Saturday, January 19, 2019, Hair O’ The Dog, voted best event in Philly, will celebrate twenty-five years of partying in style and giving back through its philanthropic endeavors, with award winning musical sensation T-Pain. With 60 songs under his belt, and two Grammy trophies on his mantle, T-Pain is one of the most influential artists of all time. T-Pain has many hit songs including “Low” which has been certified six-time platinum, and he just released his current single, “That’s Yo Money” from his new album.



Party Favor, co-headlining this highly anticipated event with T-Pain, is a driving force in Dance Music today. His edgy style helped pioneer the festival trap and twerk genre. He also has just been announced as an Ultra Music Festival (named the Best Music Festival by the International Dance Music Awards) performer for 2019. Besides turning heads across the globe, Party Favor has created chart-topping original records such as “Bap U,” “Booty Loose”, “Caskets,” and his most recent hit, “Blame.” Party Favor has collaborated with Dillon Francis, Gucci Mane, and Sean Kingston, and has DJ residencies in Vegas at Hakkasan Nightclub, Omnia Nightclub, Jewel Nightclub, and Wet Republic Dayclub.

T-Pain recently released his latest album Oblivion, which consists of a plethora of cameo performances including Blac Youngsta, Ty Dolla $ign, Ne-Yo, Wale, and more. He currently stars in his hit reality show on F– USE Network called T-Pain’s School of Business, and has just announced his “1Up Tour” that is launching this Spring. The tour is bringing T-pain’s nostalgic sound into the world of EDM Music, and the Hair O’ The Dog is the perfect way for him to start 2019 with a bang right here in Philadelphia.

Other evening performers include: Female DJ Extraordinaire from New York City, DJ K Styles, featured at Manhattan’s premiere steakhouse, American Cut, DJ N9NE, and Mr. Hollywood DJ. Performers will welcome partygoers to an “out of this world” experience at the glamorous Crystal Tea Room. Philadelphia’s media personality, Mina “SayWhat” Llona is Hair O’ The Dog’s official emcee. She’s a host on Sirius XM’s, “The Heat,” an on- camera contributor on Fox 29, and hosts a weekly podcast called, “Mina’s House.” The highly anticipated Philadelphia tradition promises to deliver more energy than ever before. Moreover, Hair O’ The Dog always benefits a local deserving charity, and as this year’s beneficiary, event organizers selected Morris Animal Refuge. Founded in 1874, it’s known as America’s first animal shelter. So get your paws up as this birthday celebration is sure to be DOGtastic!

“Together with Dan Cronin and Robert Molinaro, the founders of Hair O’ The Dog, I couldn’t be more excited to commemorate HOD’s 25th anniversary with such an astounding line-up of entertainers including the legendary T-PAIN and Party-Favor,” said Buffy Harakidas, Director of Hair O’ The Dog. “This year party-goers can expect our biggest production to date with a galactic celebration for the ages.”

State-of-the-art-technology, along with video walls and special effects will be brought in to accompany T-pain to create a unique and exhilarating black-tie experience. Sequins and bow-ties, will grace the red carpet and take over the HOD dance floor while the most fashionably garbed will have the chance to be named, ”Hair O’ The Dog’s Best Dressed.” Philadelphia’s finest will be wagging their tails off all night long at #BestEventinPhilly. This glamorous bash isn’t your ordinary black-tie affair.

Hair O’ The Dog festivities will kick off at 8 p.m. for Top Dog Bottle Service attendees and Very Important Pooches! These top-tier ticket packages will feature gourmet stations, butlered hors d’ oeuvres prepared by the Finley Catering culinary team, a Bailey’s dessert bar, signature cocktails featuring Ketel One Botanicals, and a Planet Ciroc VIP Lounge. A 5-hour top-shelf open bar featuring additional brands from the Diageo portfolio like Captain Morgan, and Don Julio, and beer including Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Light and more. Altogether Hair O’ The Dog will help Philadelphia collectively cure its New Years’ hangover. These premium tickets start at $185, and grant access to the official after party at Stat’s on 17th, Philadelphia’s newest sports themed venue. However, Early Dog VIP Very Important Pooch, and All Access! Off The Chain! ticketholders can get $25 off of their tickets up until December 30th. Hurry before it’s too late!

Party Pooch ticket holders, can enter at 10 p.m. and will enjoy 3 hours of open bar, the gourmet stations, as well as T-Pain and Party Favor’s performances. This option is perfect for someone who may be experiencing Hair O’ The Dog for the first time with tickets priced at $115. More details on ticket packages can be found at


About Hair O’ The Dog
Hair O’ The Dog was founded in 1994 by longtime friends Daniel Cronin and Robert Molinaro, who are also the co-founders of Chorus Communications, a Technology Consulting firm located in Old City Philadelphia. The first Hair O’ The Dog was held at the former Tiki Club in King of Prussia. At the party, they decided that their love of fun, combined with their whip-smart business sense, could generate income for non-profits through fundraising. From this thinking, Hair O’ The Dog was born. The founders were thrilled with the original 100 person turn out and each year since, this glamorous-gala has grown tremendously in both size and prominence. Today, the event attracts thousands of partygoers and is considered the longest-running black-tie affair in the country. The event attracts not only local but national celebrities, athletes, and media personalities. Past attendees include but are not limited to; NBC’s Meteorologist Sheena Parveen, Tony Bruno, Comedian Joe Conklin, former Governor Ed Rendell, Mob Wives Alicia DiMichele along with multiple Philadelphia Eagles players and Cheerleaders, Sixers and Flyers players. Held each year at an exclusive Philadelphia venue, a portion of the event proceeds are given to various local charities such as: Big Brothers And Big Sisters, The Garden of Reflection (PA’s official 9-11 memorial), The National Constitution Center, Habitat for Humanity, Project H.O.M.E., Friends of Memorial Hall Fund, the Sunshine Foundation, The Great Guy Group, The Bethesda Project, Friends Are By Your Side, The Claddagh Fund, THON, Bianca’s Kids, and The Center for Autism.

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