Oktoberfest brings the beer, bands

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Oktoberfest is happening this Saturday, Oct. 4

Aside from the massive steins of beer and Lederhosen, Oktoberfest is a wild celebration of culture, food and music. Also, beer. However, rarely is it associated with what appears to be a mini indie rock festival.

This Saturday, Prairie Sun Brewery, a Saskatoon microbrewery, is kicking off their second annual Oktoberfest with a line-up of bands pulled in from Saskatoon and across Canada.

Looks like one hell of a time.

Of course, it’s not just about getting to see music – there’s also the traditional trappings of an Oktoberfest shaker. Costume contest and perogy eating anyone?

Tentative Schedule:
11:00 Doors Open
11:15 German Band
12:20 The Barrelmen
1:25 German Band
1:45 Das Boot
2:15 Beer Relay
2:30 Tim Vaughn
3:10 Stein Hold
3:20 Shred Kelly
4:20 Costume Contest and Perogy Eating
4:35 New Born
5:15 League of Wolves
6:25 Twin Voices
7:20 36?
8:30 Zerbin
9:40 Little Criminals
10:00 50/50 Draw and thanks for coming to Oktoberfest
10:25 Library Voices
11:30 1st Bus Leaves
11:45 Last Bus Leaves
12:00 Gates are closed

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-Photo from Flickr user “johnnywashngo” – Creative Commons.