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Team Trivia at Pale Fire

Team Trivia at Pale Fire

May 25, 8:00pm - May 25, 10:00pm+5Jun 1, 8:00pm - Jun 1, 10:00pmJun 8, 8:00pm - Jun 8, 10:00pmJun 15, 8:00pm - Jun 15, 10:00pmJun 22, 8:00pm - Jun 22, 10:00pmJun 29, 8:00pm - Jun 29, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

Get a team together for weekly pub trivia from Geeks Who Drink every Wednesday from 8-10pm at Pale Fire!
Free to play! And winning teams get cool prizes.

Each quiz consists of seven rounds of eight questions each, in a variety of formats, including audio and visual rounds. Bonus questions sprinkled throughout the quiz will net you additional goodies.

Teams can be up to six players, so bring your smartest friends (or some likable dummies) — or come solo.

Answer all the questions on your phone, so make sure someone comes arrives with a full charge.
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Don't Look Up at Pale Fire

Don't Look Up at Pale Fire

May 30, 4:00pm - May 30, 7:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Don't Look Up at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Memorial Day / Monday, May 30th
4-7PM
FREE
all ages
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Don’t Look Up is a central Virginia group of musicians that was formed from their connection to the Central Virginia Blues Society (CVBS). The band has over 150 years of combined music experience and they have all performed with multiple local and regional acts throughout their careers.

Dave Sherman – Guitar, Vocals
Rob Martin – Guitar Vocals
Andy Burdetsky - Bass, Vocals
Lance Foster – Drums, Vocals

They perform many styles of music, but this band focuses on traditional Chicago
and Delta blues along with a vintage Rock N Roll sound. Get your dancing shoes on, because these guys will get you off your seat and moving.
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Matthew O&#039;Donnell at Pale Fire

Matthew O'Donnell at Pale Fire

Jun 3, 7:00pm - Jun 3, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Matthew O'Donnell - the Blue Ridge Bard! - at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Friday, June 3rd
7-10PM
FREE
all ages
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Matthew O'Donnell is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and performer of traditional Celtic music based in Charlottesville, Virginia sharing songs and tunes for all people and all places.

An experienced practitioner of the classic pub singer’s trade, Matthew brings a modern energy to traditional drinking songs, sea shanties, Irish jigs & reels, timeless folk favorites and original songs. A typical live show sees Matthew switching between the accordion, bouzouki, guitar, banjo, fiddle, bodhran and tin whistle as he roars out singable choruses to the rhythm of kick drum and tambourine (played with his feet).

Matthew’s familiarity with a wide range of musical styles allows him to mix flavors of rock, pop, country and jazz music as side dishes to the main course of traditional folk music. Matthew’s expansive repertoire of 1,000+ songs & instrumental tunes, and penchant for variety, ensures that no two shows are ever quite alike. Matthew treats every performance, be it for 10 or 10,000, as a warm gathering of close friends, full of humor, storytelling, interaction, cameraderie, optimism and tenderness, and Matthew invites all who might hear to rediscover the joys of social music and communal singing.
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Palmyra at Pale Fire

Palmyra at Pale Fire

Jun 9, 7:00pm - Jun 9, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Palmyra at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Thursday, June 9th
7PM
FREE!
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Drawing from the sounds of Appalachia and Midwestern Americana, Palmyra captures the collective spirit of three Virginia natives, Teddy (he/him), Manoa (he/him), and Sasha (they/them). With an ever-expanding sonic palette, Palmyra’s live set explores the fusion of traditional folk string instruments, three part harmonies and foot percussion. The burgeoning trio sounds like a distant cousin of the progressive folk band, Punch Brothers, mixed with elements of Fleet Foxes or the Avett Brothers. Palmyra’s songs are intimate and contemplative, with three-part vocal arrangements that allow them to create the illusion of a full, larger-than-three ensemble. Palmyra met in the Shenandoah Valley, which is incredibly apparent through their stirring craftsmanship and dedication to create a folk-driven, innovative experience through their live performances.
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The Slocan Ramblers at Pale Fire

The Slocan Ramblers at Pale Fire

Jun 16, 8:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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The Slocan Ramblers at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Thursday, June 16th
7PM doors / 8PM music
$10
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The Slocan Ramblers (2020 IBMA Momentum Award “Band of the Year” Winner & 2019 Juno Award Nominee) are Canada’s bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in tradition, fearlessly creative and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Ramblers have become a leading lightof today’s acoustic music scene. With a reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship and an uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan, The Ramblers have been winning over audiences from Merlefest to RockyGrass and everywhere in between. On their newest album Queen City Jubilee (2019 Juno Award Nominee for Traditional Roots Album of the Year), The Ramblers showcase their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time and folk with deep song-writing, lightning fast instrumentals and sawdust-thick vocals. With their trademark raucous energy, this album presents The Slocan Ramblers at the top of their game – writing and playing tunes to keep you up all night. This is roots music without pretension, music to make you feel something – say hello to your new favourite band.
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Crystal &amp; Kelly May at Pale Fire

Crystal & Kelly May at Pale Fire

Jun 17, 7:00pm - Jun 17, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Crystal & Kelly May at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Friday, June 17th
7PM
FREE!
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Dog Days of Summer at Best.Weekend.Ever.

Dog Days of Summer at Best.Weekend.Ever.

Jun 18, 1:00pm - Jun 18, 8:00pm

Harrisonburg Ice House217 S Liberty StHarrisonburg, VA22801 Map

It's the Best.Weekend.Ever...FOR DOGS! Find plenty of activities for all ages around downtown, but there's only one place where four-legged furry friends are the star of the show. Head to the Ice House for...

· Anicira with dog activities & cornhole
· photo booth with Amelia Schmid
· Blue Ridge Dog with dog treats and other goodies
· New dog merch at Pale Fire
· "doggie" pools
· a misting station

Hungry? We'll have Za Spot, another food vendor TBD, and Scotty's Italian Ice!

Thirsty? Grab a Sip & Stroll wristband and cold beverage at Pale Fire or another S&S participant.


More info about Best.Weekend.Ever. - downtownharrisonburg.org/best-weekend-ever/
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Sadie Gustafson-Zook + Jobi Riccio at Pale Fire

Sadie Gustafson-Zook + Jobi Riccio at Pale Fire

Jun 19, 5:00pm - Jun 19, 7:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Sadie Gustafson-Zook + Jobi Riccio at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Sunday, June 19th
5PM
FREE!
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SADIE GUSTAFSON-ZOOK
sadiegustafsonzook.com
Raised in a liberal Mennonite community in Indiana, Sadie Gustafson-Zook grew up playing music and attending quilt auctions with her folk musician parents. Life in a small town where her mother was a pastor was comfortable and straightforward, and she always felt supported in her music making. On her new album “Sin of Certainty,” Gustafson-Zook explores the process of questioning all that she had taken for granted, through finding a new community in the roots scene of Boston, studying jazz, and coming out as queer.

“As I have been stumbling my way through my ‘20s, the idea of the grace of uncertainty has emerged as somewhat of a mantra to me,” explains Gustafson-Zook. “Not only in an academic discourse sense, but in a personal self-realization sense; holding my own truth lightly enough that I can consider other truths for myself as my
life winds in different directions. The flip of the phrase into the ‘Sin of Certainty’ speaks to certainty’s underside, which comes out with a vengeance. So far, my ‘20s have been more ‘Sin of Certainty’ than ‘Grace of Uncertainty’. Hopefully, as I age, I can become more graceful and less certain.”

“Sin of Certainty” was produced by Alec Spiegelman, and recorded in various studios around New York City. Throughout the record, the marriage of sonic feeling and lyrical meaning is a winning combination. “Alec records in layers; he’s very experimental and
he has a very expansive vision” explains Gustafson-Zook. “It was really exciting to get to play with all of the sonic options and see the songs grow into their final forms. Maybe that’s a good metaphor for the subject matter on the record as well!”


JOBI RICCIO
jobiriccio.com
Jobi Riccio is a songwriter and performer from Denver, CO. Inspired by artists ranging from George Jones to Joni Mitchell, she writes songs that meld classic country sounds with modern sensibilities.

She has received acclaim for her writing, including winning the 2019 NewSong Music Competition, performing at the 2020 Sundance
Film Festival, receiving the 2019 Lee Villiare Scholarship from her alma mater Berklee College of Music, and being named a finalist in the 2018 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter's Showcase.

Her previous release, EP "Strawberry Wine" (2019), is an ode to the women of classic country and bluegrass she grew up learning to
sing from. Her debut album, "Whiplash", follows in similar footsteps, but introduces more modern production choices that draw influence from indie rock and americana while still nodding heavily to Riccio's love for all decades of country music.
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The Invasion at Pale Fire

The Invasion at Pale Fire

Jul 1, 7:00pm - Jul 1, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Kick off Memorial Day weekend with The Invasion at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Friday, July 1st
7PM
FREE!
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The Invasion is a band of seasoned musicians from the Shenandoah Valley, dedicated to performing some of the greatest music from the British invasion era. This includes the music of The Beatles, The Stones, The Kinks, The Who and many more. The Invasion celebrates the hits that captured America from the early 60's to the early 70's. They capture the spirit and energy of one of the most fun periods of Rock and Roll history!
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Annabeth at Pale Fire

Annabeth at Pale Fire

Jul 8, 8:00pm - Jul 8, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Annabeth at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Friday, July 8th
8PM
FREE!
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Looping diverse instrumental sounds with crystalline vocals, singer/songwriter Annabeth works in a similar folk-pop milieu as artists like Feist, Regina Spektor, and Aurora. Her debut album, “extra orchard,” was picked up by French record label What a Mess! Records and she went on to tour nationally and across Europe.

Born in Harrisonburg, VA to Irish immigrant parents, Annabeth McNamara penned her first song on guitar at age 13, eventually releasing her first folk recordings on banjo to friends and family as a freshman in college. While in college, she went on several tours of the West Coast, opening for bands like Paper Bird and Devil Makes Three. Before graduating, she'd released several more EP's: Rambin’ Banjo Miss, Daphne's Nest, Bird and the Bee, Live in Darmstadt, an album with her French sweetheart "The Wild Harmony", and Folks of the Dark and Still Lake with French producer "Vincent Stockholm.”

After living in France and playing festivals like St. Feliu Fest and Darnius Fest, she came home to Virginia and won the House Artist Grant, working with a large team in the nation's capital to create her album "Surprise," which charted on iTunes top 100 and was considered in the first round of the Grammy's. She then went on to found a girl-band with her back-up musicians, and they went on to successfully fund-raise their self-titled album "Larkspur" on Kickstarter and played festivals like Shensara and Floyd Yoga Jam.
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The Wild Hymns at Pale Fire

The Wild Hymns at Pale Fire

Jul 22, 7:00pm - Jul 22, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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The Wild Hymns at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Friday, July 22nd
8PM
FREE!
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A beautiful synthesis of neo-folk, pop, and Americana with elements of jazz, tinges of psychedelia and a little bit of mellow rock and roll, The Wild Hymns are the original songs of singer/songwriter Megan Woodland Hewitt (née Donley) and her band with her husband, guitarist Jeff Hewitt.

There is a tender sweetness to their sound as well as depth, mystery and an other-worldly quality. The music and lyrics of The Wild Hymns are greatly influenced by human relationship, emotion, nature, and mysticism; they are reclaiming the word “hymn” as a song of praise to the natural world, the raw and wild human spirit, and universal/cosmic love.

The Wild Hymns have performed regionally at venues such as Bethlehem Musikfest, Kable House Presents in York, Pa and Long's Park Ampitheater in Lancaster, Pa and their music can can be heard on WXPN Philadelphia's "Sleepy Hollow" and "Folk Show". They are working on their 4th album of original music to be released in 2022.
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Blue Cactus at Pale Fire

Blue Cactus at Pale Fire

Jul 29, 8:00pm - Jul 29, 10:00pm

Pale Fire Brewing Company217 S Liberty St Ste 105Harrisonburg, VA22801 Map

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Blue Cactus at Pale Fire Brewing Co.
Friday, July 29th
7PM doors / 8PM music
$10
all ages
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TICKETS AVAILABLE 4/1/22 at 9AM!

Blue Cactus, the North Carolina duo of Steph Stewart and Mario Arnez, make Cosmic Americana: a blend of grit, glitz, groove, and twang that evokes a celestial soundscape of mid-century heartbreak.

Following their critically acclaimed 2017 debut and a string of singles in 2020 their evolution is made plain on their sophomore LP, Stranger Again, released May 7, 2021 on Sleepy Cat Records. The album has received enthusiastic attention from tastemakers including No Depression, American Songwriter, FLOOD Magazine, Talkhouse, and INDY Week among others.

Stranger Again is a deep dive into Cosmic American music, with the band taking their sound into ambitious new planes, where country-rock meets light psychedelia as the soaring vocals meet twangy slide-guitars and propulsive bass-lines. The otherworldliness of the music is a perfect contrast to their distinctly grounded, human storytelling lyrics. Throughout Stranger Again, they explore loss and longing, self-love and reckoning with personal, political and human struggles.

Their finest work yet, Blue Cactus resuscitate a fleeting style of honest-to-goodness country music considered valueless to a “new” country music where songwriting is officiated by financial analysts and teams of marketing plutocrats instead of woebegone troubadours. With a high lonesome twang, an Emmylou-like southern drawl, and blistering guitar techniques, Blue Cactus’ new record Stranger Again exercises the honky-tonk muscles to firmly bear the flag for a new generation of classic country practitioners.
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Contact Us

Address: 217 S Liberty St #105,
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Phone: (540) 217-5452

Tap Room Hours

  • Monday
    2pm - 9pm
  • Tuesday
    2pm - 9pm
  • Wednesday
    2pm - 10pm
  • Thursday
    2pm - 9pm
  • Friday
    12pm - 11pm
  • Saturday
    12pm - 11pm
  • Sunday
    12pm - 9pm

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