If you are looking for something beer-centric to do on Saturday you may want to check out Rauchfest at Harriet Brewing. This Oktoberfest event will not only feature craft beer but also a good looking lineup of bands, local artists, and food trucks. The event is from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM and is located at the brewery in South Minneapolis.

Some notable bands are The Boys ‘n The Barrels, the Duluth locals Hobo Nephews Of Uncle Frank, and folk rockers Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers from St. Paul. All of the bands are either regional or local here to the Twin Cities and should keep the crowd lively. As you may know, Harriet is very good about supporting local artists at every turn and this event is no exception. Where else can you see live painters or fire dancers while you sip suds?

Of course it wouldn’t be a celebration without Rauchfest (Smoked Lager) or any of the other seven Harriet beers that will be available on Saturday. The lineup features a variety of beer including a Sour Belgian beer called Saison Nourrice, an Oktoberfest, a German Dunkelweizen, a Belgian IPA and a few others.

Tickets to this event are going to be $15 and can be ordered here. See below for more details.


Rauchfest Lager - German-Style Smoked Lager5.5% ABV • 25 IBU
Oktoberfest / Márzen - German-Style Lager5.0% ABV • 25 IBU
West Side  – Belgian-Style IPA6.5% ABV • 40 IBU
Dark Abbey - Belgian-Style Dubbel7.5% ABV • 25 IBU
Divine OculustBelgian-Style Golden Strong8.5% ABV • 35 IBU
Woluptuweiss - German-Style Dunkelweizen5.5% ABV • 12 IBU
Wodan Weizen - German-Style Weissbier5.0% ABV • 14 IBU
Saison Nourrice “Sour” - Barrel Aged Belgian-Style Farmhouse Ale – 6.0% ABV • 35 IBU
Tickets: $6 or 4/$20

Boys ‘N The Barrels (7:30-9pm) ~ Bluegrass
Useful Jenkins (5:30-7pm) ~ Bluegrass. Funk. Rock
Dérobé Dance Band (3:30-5pm) ~ Afrobeat
The Blackberry Brandy Boys (1:30-3pm) ~ Cosmic Americana

Dead Larry (8:30-10pm) – Funk. Rock. Dance.
Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank (6:30-8pm) – Roots
Erik Koskinen Band (5-6pm) – Roots Rock
Molly Maher & Her Disbelievers (4-5pm) – Americana Roots
The Jolly Huntsmen (2-3:30pm) – Polka
Mark Andrew Duo (1-1:45pm) – Songwriter

DWITT - Tap Room Exhibit + Live Painting
Jeff Troldahl – Tap Room Exhibit + Live Painting
Chuck Hues - Main Stage Live Painting
SJ Gray – Alley Exhibit + Live Painting
Jesse Brodd – Tap Room Exhibit
Twisted Groove - Tye-Dye Exhibit
Shell Kelley – Live Painting
LLK Designs – Alley Exhibit
SaraCura – Henna & Jewelry
Archaic Aberrations – Natural & Handmade Items

Mobile Screen Printing by Wentworth Screen Printing
Harriet H Logo & Rauchfest 2013 Plates will be ready to press on any of your clothes. Come prepared!

FOOD TRUCKS by MN Food Truck Association
Tollefson’s Family Porkyelp!
AZ Canteenyelp!
Potter’s Pasties - yelp!
R.A. MacSammy’s - yelp!

KFAI - 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul
Midwest Supplies - Main Stage in Big Top Tent
Promo Advantage – Taproom Stage
Blick’s Art Materials – Art Alley
The Growler - The Patio
MN Food Truck Association – Food Court
Zeke’s Unchained Animal - Backstage
Yelp! – Social Media
MJG Productions - Street Team
Secret Stash Records – Rauchfest Vinyl


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