1ST ANNUAL MALT BALL

Saturday, March 24 at 2:00pm

at Bossanova Ballroom
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1st Annual Malt Ball


Portland's Premiere Music & Craft Beer Event


Presented by The Portland Mercury & Oregon Brewers Guild


Saturday March 24th 2pm to Midnight Bossanova Ballroom 


At last! The very first Malt Ball brings together two of the best things about Portland: BANDS and BEER. Local breweries offer exclusive beers while a dozen of Portland's very best bands provide the entertainment. Fill your head with great music and beer—AT THE SAME TIME!


$20 advance, $25 day of.


Includes admission to show, four tasting tokens and commemorative mug. 21+



Beer Tastings Provided by



  • 10 Barrel Brewing

  • Alameda Brewing

  • Breakside Brewery

  • Burnside Brewing

  • Coalition Brewing

  • Columbia River Brewing

  • Fort George Brewery

  • Full Sail Brewing

  • Gilgamesh Brewing

  • Hopworks Urban Brewery

  • Laurelwood Brewing

  • Lompoc Brewing

  • McMenamins

  • Migration Brewing

  • Ninkasi Brewing

  • Portland U-Brew & Pub

  • The Commons Brewery




Live Music Provided by



  • The Builders & The Butchers, 11pm

  • Weinland, 10:05pm

  • Lord Dying, 9:15pm

  • Quiet Life, 8:25pm

  • Lost Lander, 7:35pm

  • Denver, 6:45pm

  • Old Junior, 6pm

  • Wow and  Flutter, 5:15pm 

  • Stay Calm, 4:30pm

  • Golden Bears, 3:45pm

  • Archers, 3pm

  • Mission Spotlight, 2:15pm



Stage schedule: 11pm The Builders & The Butchers, 10:05pm Weinland, 9:15pm Lord Dying, 8:25pm Quiet Life, 7:35pm Lost Lander, 6:45pm Denver, 6pm Old Junior, 5:15pm  Wow and Flutter, 4:30pm Stay Calm, 3:45pm Golden Bears, 3pm Archers, 2:15pm Mission Spotlight. *Schedule subject to change


Beer+Bands=Ball!

What happens when you combine the two best things in the world: delicious beer and rocking bands? You get the second annual Malt Ball, a daylong fest that celebrates the staggering abundance of terrific music in our city AND the finest craft breweries that the Portland area has to offer. Your pals at the Mercury have paired with Oregon Craft Beer to bring you the best-sounding beer festival in town, or the best-tasting music fest—whichever way you want to look at it. Twelve great bands! Lots of amazing, one-of-a-kind beers! Not to oversell it, but this year's Malt Ball will probably be the greatest day of your life.