The Portland Mercury and Oregon Brewers Guild Present: Malt Ball 2015

2015 Malt Ball


One of our favorite pastimes is to go out and listen to live music while drinking some finely crafted beer. This is a combination that melds quite nicely together for a night out.

This rock solid combination will take place when The Portland Mercury and Oregon Brewers Guild Present: Malt Ball 2015. Taking place on Saturday, February 28 at Wonder Ballroom this 21+ event will surely please fans of craft beer and live music. There will be two showcases, the First Showcase from 2:00 to 7:00pm and the Second Showcase from 8:00pm to 1:00am.

This year’s Malt Ball will bring 12 Bands that are paired up with 12 Oregon based breweries. As an added bonus there will be an additional 8 breweries pouring its tasty beer to bring 20 total breweries.

Here’s the lineup and band and brewery pairings for Malt Ball.

FIRST SHOWCASE: 2:00pm – 7:00pm

  • Levon’s Helmet w/ Base Camp Brewing 2:00pm
  • Fog Father w/ Claim 52 Brewing 2:45pm
  • Pinehurst Kids w/ Lompoc Brewing 3:30pm
  • Talkative w/ Laurelwood Brewing 4:15pm
  • Big Haunt w/ Burnside Brewing 5:00pm
  • Blue Skies for Black Hearts w/ McMenamins Crystal Brewery 6:00pm


  • The Fourth Wall w/ Coalition Brewing 8:00pm
  • Mascaras w/ Solera Brewery 8:45pm
  • Lubec w/ Ecliptic Brewing 9:30pm
  • Like A Villain w/ Hopworks Urban Brewery 10:15pm
  • EDJ (Eric D. Johnson of Fruitbats) w/ Fort George Brewery 11:00pm
  • Holy Grove w/ Baerlic Brewing 12:00am


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Participating breweries include:

  • Alameda Brewing Co.
  • Baerlic Brewing*
  • Base Camp Brewing Co.*
  • Brannon’s Pub and Brewery
  • Buoy Beer Co.
  • Burnside Brewing Co.*
  • Claim 52 Brewing*
  • Coalition Brewing*
  • McMenamins Crystal Brewery*
  • Ecliptic Brewing*
  • Fort George Brewery*
  • Full Sail Brewing Co.
  • Gilgamesh Brewing
  • Hopworks Urban Brewery*
  • Laurelwood Brewing Co.*
  • Lompoc Brewing*
  • Portland Brewing
  • Portland U-Brew & Pub
  • Solera Brewery*
  • Widmer Brothers Brewing

Tickets for Malt Ball are currently on sale and can be purchased by clicking here. There are two ticket options, $25.00 for both the afternoon and evening showcase or $15.00 for just one of the showcases. You can only purchase the all day passes in advance. Individual showcase entry will be available for $20 at the door, if the event does not sell out.

Keeping up with new music is as challenging as keeping up with new beers, However one easy way to remedy this situation is attending the 2015 Malt Ball.

Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell
Portland, OR 97212