Saturday Oct 15, 2016
Santa Fe, NM 87508
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Enjoy live bands, food trucks, contests and beer. A portion of the proceeds benefit three local non-profit organizations.
Celebrate the season while helping out local New Mexico non profits.
Join us for for our 5th Annual Oktoberfiesta celebration. This year the party will be across the parking lot from the brewery at The Bridge. Just like in years past, a portion of the proceeds will benefit 3 local non profits. Saturday’s events will feature 5 bands, 3 contests, vendors and of course food! Food by Taqueria Gracias Madre and Joe Sausage
A portion of the day’s proceeds will benefit your choice of the following New Mexico charities:
The Adaptive Sports Program of New Mexico
The Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society
Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families, Inc.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
12:00pm – The day will kick off with some festive music from Mariachi Diferencia.
1:00-2:45pm – Local jam band, Pigment
2:45pm – Good old fashioned bratwurst eating contest.
3:00-4:45pm – Siren Shipwreck
4:45pm – 6-pack holding contest
5:00-6:45pm – Imperial Rooster
6:45pm – yodeling contest
7:00-8:45pm – Mondo Vibrations
Mondo’s vibration is reggae soul with a rock attitude!
Bass lines to make your heart skip beats, drums beats to get your feet movin’, guitar riffs to nod your head to, keys that touch your soul!
Imperial Rooster plays a mix of folk, blues, country, & rock and roll that can only be described as GONZO ROOTS MUSIC. Like if Nick Cave and Tom Waits had a baby and that baby covered Johnny Cash songs with the Violent Femmes backing him up but used lyrics written by Hunter S Thompson and William Burroughs.
Siren Shipwreck is a four piece band fronted by belting sirens, infused with strong harmonies, and backed by acoustic back porch party music.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16
12:00pm-1:45pm – St. Range
St. Range (formerly The Strange) is the culmination of many lives who have influenced what would become one of The American Southwest’s most creative and hard-working true rock acts. Described as “young outlaws” the members of St. Range have battled through many a hardship and hurdle in the process of bringing their brand of “desert rock” to the ears of the region.
1:45pm – 6-pack holding contest
2:00-3:45pm – The Hillstompers
The Hillstompers are a huge marching band consisting of a number of talented musicians.
4:00-5:45pm – The Battlefield
Los Angeles, CA’s The Battlefield mine the American songbook to craft deeply moving, elegantly executed portraits of our shared humanity – embracing the beauty but never shying away from the ugliness. There’s a deep rooted tradition of folk music with messages of protest, praise, love & loss, and on Tipping Point they continue this tradition, struggling through their art to parse out the how’s and why’s of human behavior and it’s consequence to the world we share.
Formed in June of 2013 by three talented singer/songwriters: Matt Ducey, Jenny Weaver and James Addison, The Battlefield speaks to the conflicts in our hearts & minds as well as the daily struggles of modern life. This world is a Battlefield and we’re in it together.
A harmony-filled addition to the halls of American songwriting, Tipping Point is the sound of three unique voices and styles coming together to form one powerful piece of music. Built on a foundation of impeccable songwriting, the record is a timeless, yet undeniably modern, portrait of the human condition.