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24th Annual “Masquerade” Winter Ball

24th Annual “Masquerade” Winter Ball

What: 24th Annual “Masquerade” Winter Ball
When:  Saturday February 18, 2023 | 5-10 PM
Cost: $25 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Where: Pearl Street Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street

Monkey Business Food Truck will be serving up a ⚜️ Creole Style Mac and Cheese 🌙🧀 !

On Saturday, February 18th 2023, Pearl Street Brewery will be celebrating their 24th Annual Winter Ball. Festivities will include special releases of new, one-off beers, wine spritzers, sparkling wines, and hard cider mixers along with a lineup of award-winning Pearl Street Brewery beers. Food will be available for purchase. 

The evening’s entertainment lineup will not disappoint. From Minneapolis, Porky’s Groove Machine opens the night with their own co-ed, brassy-funk, with some synchronized dance moves (for band and audience alike).  Porky’s live show is a blast and the groove is infectious.

Headlining the main stage we’ll have Nicholas David tapping some Madri-Gras themed tunes and featuring Mark Joseph & The American Soul. Nicholas “the Feelin” David brings a soulful, Dr. John-style vibe to the stage. Nicholas was a finalist on the second season of The Voice.

Video: S.A.D. – Porky’s Groove Machine

Porky’s Groove Machine

Nearing a decade of trombone solo-ing and audience congas lines, they have not gone unnoticed by audiences and promoters across the Midwest; Porky’s has been chosen to support national touring acts like Guster, Here Come the Mummies, The Motet, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Werks, and The Main Squeeze. As winners of the 2018 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) for “Best R&B/Soul Band,” they were one of three bands chosen to headline the sold out Wisconsin Funk Fest at Madison’s legendary Majestic Theater in January, 2018.

Nicholas David 

This songsmith became known to the world in 2012 as he performed in front of hit-making judges and television audiences during “The Voice.” Finishing third, his performances set him apart from the pack. David and his Feelin Band have released eight studio albums and toured nationally and internationally, sharing the stage with the Avett Brothers, Rusted Root, and Jackson Browne.

Mark Joseph & The American Soul 

Mark Joseph’s 2021 third full-length album, Vegas Motel, is a highly personal record rooted in the emotion of the year it was written (2020), yet reaching far beyond the confines of the times. Co-producer and drummer, JT Bates (Big Red Machine, Hiss Golden Messenger), and Engineer Alex Proctor (Grace Potter, Dead Man Winter), perfectly compliment the records musical tapestry further solidifying Joseph’s talent as a singer/songwriter and collaborator.

What: 24th Annual “Masquerade” Winter Ball
When:  Saturday February 18, 2023 | 5-10 PM
Cost: $25 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Where: Pearl Street Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street

History of Winter Ball 

Joe and his dad, Tony started Pearl Street Brewery in the basement of a bar in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1999. A legend was born that Winter and a storied and colorful history followed. Now, 24 years later, the brewery is celebrating another Winter Ball in its home on the Northside of La Crosse. Over the years, this annual anniversary celebration has taken many different forms at many different locations. All of them are full of great memories for those lucky enough to attend.

The very first Winter Ball in 1999, took place at the Bodega. It has also been held at Bluebird Campground, Westby Rod & Gun Club, El Coco Loco (closed), twice in a historic 1800’s barn. One time it was held out in Timber Coulee in the heart of the Coulee Region. This year, folks will come from far and wide to celebrate at the brewery in their Saint Andrew Street location.

About Pearl Street Brewery

Pearl Street Brewery has been creating award-winning craft beers in La Crosse, WI for 21 years.  Their beer can be found in restaurants, bars, and retailers all over Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. Patrons can visit the Tasting Room Tuesday through Sunday.  Private tours can be set up by appointment. The brewery plays host to musical groups, yoga classes, fundraisers, and many community events.

Dine, Dash, & Fly Contest | End of Tour Party

Dine, Dash, & Fly (Facebook Event Cover)(1)

The Dine, Dash, & Fly End of Tour Party (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)
Saturday January 14, 2023 | 7-11pm
Free of charge with the Dine, Dash, & Fly Passport or $10 online/door
Music by The Freezers!

The Freezers Rock

Dream Vacations by Matt Boshcka and The La Crosse Regional Airport announced the Dine, Dash, & Fly Contest.  Participants were able to download the contest passport from the website or pick one up at any of the 10 participating restaurant locations.

Customers were challenged to fill their passport by collecting at least five different stamps. To receive a stamp, participants had to visit one of the participating restaurants and spend at least $10.00. Once a participant collects five different stamps, they become eligible to be entered in the drawing for flight vouchers, gift cards, La Crosse Regional Airport swag, and free entry to the  End of Tour Party at Pearl Street Brewery.

The Dine, Dash, & Fly End of Tour Party is January 14th, 2023 at Pearl Street Brewery, from 7-11pm visitors may enter free of charge with their passport (or $10 online/door without one). The event will also have a “Dress for your Dream Vacation” Costume Contest, live music, vendors and food.

The Dine, Dash, & Fly End of Tour Party (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)
When: Saturday January 14, 2023 | 7-11pm
Cost: Free of charge with the Dine, Dash, & Fly Passport or $10 online/door
Where: Pearl Street Brewery | 1401 St Andrew St, La Crosse, WI 54603

For a free prize entry please visit the Dine, Dash, & Fly website below:

Learn more at https://lseairport.com/airport-resources.

Wine Run 5k Announce 2023 Pearl Street Wine Run 5k

Wine Run 5k Announce Date for the Pearl Street Wine Run 5k

Wine Run 5k Announce 2023 Pearl Street Wine Run 5k

Like Running or Walking?  Love Wine?  This race is for you! 

Join us on Saturday, June 10th, 2023 at 9:00am for an exciting new event that features the amazing scenery and landscape of Pearl Street Brewery! Whether you are looking to run, walk or just enjoy the wine this race is a sure thing for a great time and an incredible experience!  This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing. Results will be posted at www.J3Timing.com

What: Pearl Street Wine Run 5k
When: Saturday June 11, 2022
Time: 9 AM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603

Learn More/Register: https://runsignup.com
About the Wine Run 5k Series

Wine Run 5k is a family owned company that aims to feature amazing local brewers and winemakers and bring friends together for a fun fitness event.

Media Contact

Tom Jordan
Info@WineRun5k.com
815-354-6441
www.WineRun5k.com

imMORTal productions brings The Summer Slam to Pearl Street Brewery Saturday July 9, 2022

imMORTal productions presents a showcase of the best local and regional original rock music with The Summer Slam....

imMORTal productions presents a showcase of the best local and regional original rock music to the Pearl Street Brewery with The Summer Slam.

Featuring live music from Zammek, Trading Faces, Midwest Voltage, Tendrill, Night Fires, The Right Here, Copilot, and Sunbutt & The Moonshiners

Food will be served by The Chili Revolution Food Truck, tickets available in advance from the bands, online at https://pearlstreetbrewery.com or at the door.

What: The Summer Slam
When:  Saturday July 9, 2022 | 4pm-Midnight
Where: Pearl Street Brewery – 1401 St Andrew St, La Crosse, WI 54603
Cost: $10 Adv | $12 DOS |
$11 Adv Online

imMORTal productions presents a showcase of the best local and regional original rock music with The Summer Slam....

About imMORTal Productions

imMORTal Productions is a new production company that will focus on bringing in local, regional, and national acts of all genres to various venues in the La Crosse area. Founded by local drummer Mort with the philosophy of rejuvenating the incredible music scene La Crosse has to offer. Everyone succeeds when we all work together!

About Pearl Street Brewery 

Pearl Street Brewery has been creating award-winning craft beers in La Crosse, WI for 21 years.  Their beer can be found in restaurants, bars, and retailers all over Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota.  Patrons can visit the Tasting Room Tuesday through Saturday.  The brewery plays host to many community events and is very involved in local charity work.

Contact:

Mort 
imMORTal Productions
608-519-6099
mortplaysdrums@gmail.com

Comedy Night with Wendy Maybury at Pearl Street Brewery

Comedy Night: Wendy Maybury

Wendy Maybury grew up all over the US as a military brat which means- she learned to make friends fast “because in two weeks, we’re probably moving”. This helped her develop her warm friendly style she uses to entertain audiences all over the country. Wendy’s debut album, “She’s Not from Around Here” hit #1 on the charts last year. 

She co-produces Day Drinking with Mom with Karen Pickering and she still gives hugs after the show. Wendy Maybury has performed comedy for years and still likes people. Come laugh at her quirky Southern stories and hilarious takes on single motherhood. 

What: Comedy Night: Wendy Maybury
When: Friday May 13, 2022
Time: 8-10 PM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603
Price: $15 – Online

About Pearl Street Brewery
Pearl Street Brewery has been creating award-winning craft beers in La Crosse, WI for 21 years.  Their beer can be found in restaurants, bars, and retailers all over Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota.  Patrons can visit the Tasting Room Tuesday through Sunday.  The brewery hosts many community events and has been very involved in local charity work since it first opened in 1999.

The Sprout for Kids Foundation Announcing 2021 Donation Numbers

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

The Sprout for Kids Foundation is announcing its 2021 donation totals of $44,146.74. The amount was accumulated via a number of activities including the La Crosse Bar and Restaurant Relief Fund, beer sales at Valley View Rotary’s Moon Tunes , and ongoing yearly fundraisers including Grow La Crosse’s Great GROW Get Together event happening in 2021.

We are especially proud to support OUR community WITH our community. Our style of fundraising incorporates the generosity of countless individuals in our community. And that is what makes our donations so impactful. Thank you to all who supported our efforts and we hope to see those efforts grow in the upcoming years. – Tami Plourde, President – Sprout For Kids Foundation

Since 2009 Pearl Street Brewery and On Three Print + Design have been raising funds for La Crosse area families, schools, and organizations through the 501(C)3 Nonprofit Sprout for Kids Foundation.

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

Sprout for Kids Foundation 

Sprout for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is 100% volunteer run, and all the dollars raised go right to where they are needed.  Since its inception Sprout for Kids Foundation has worked with a multitude of area nonprofits and organizations including; Habitat for Humanity, The Boys and Girls Club, Hunger Task Force, Valley View Rotary, Rotary After Hours, Joe Was Just Joe Foundation, Kiwanis, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Kane Street Community Garden, The North La Crosse Business Association, New Horizons and many more.

Contact:

Tami Plourde
President
Sprout For Kids Foundation
tami@pearlstreetbrewery.com
1401 Saint Andrew Street
La Crosse, WI 54603
608-385-2505 Cell

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q

$10 | first come, first served

Email tami@pearlstreetbrewery.com to put in an office order for delivery!

What: Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q
When: Friday May 20, 2022 | 11am-7pm
Where: Pearl Street Brewery Parking Lot | 1401 Saint Andrew Street
Cost: $10 at the Pearl Street Brewery (first come, first served).

ON3 Print and Design and Pearl Street Brewery are kicking off springtime with the Sprout for Kids Foundation Chicken Q  from Pogy’s Catering to help provide critical support to La Crosse Community organizations.

The Chicken Q taking place in the Pearl Street Brewery Parking Lot, from 11am-7pm aims to sell 500 meals. Guests are able to pick-up in the parking lot at Pearl Street Brewery.

Sprout for Kids Foundation
Sprout for Kids is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is 100% volunteer run, and all the dollars raised go right to where they are needed.

Rebel Queens Hitting the Stage!

Rebel Queens Hitting the Stage!

Rebel Queens Hitting the Stage!

What: Rebel Queens
When: Friday April 1, 2022
Time: 7-10 PM
Where: Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI 54603
Price: $5

Minneapolis based, vintage-inspired rebel rock band, “Rebel Queens” will be rocking the stage at Pearl Street Brewery Friday April 1, 2022.

In the midst of an era that is saying, “Rock is dead” comes a band of fun-loving women that will make you remember the best of rock n roll! Rebel Queens combines the snarl of Joan Jett with the soul of Led Zeppelin in the same way they seamlessly blend classic rock tracks and original music. Rebel Queens was formed by Tiffany Beamer (Lead Vocals) in 2011 with strong influence from the 70’s all-female band, The Runaways.

Their professional musicianship and ballsy stage presence pour into each song with gritty vocals, wailing guitar solos, tight harmonies, and a rhythm section that will keep you shakin’ all night long. The current lineup features Tiffany Beamer (lead vocals), Danielle Pearson (drums/vocals), Katie Wyrd (guitar/vocals), Stevvie Mora (Lead Guitar), Kelsey Wyrd (bass/vocals).

In 2021, Rebel Queens kicked off their 10th anniversary year with the On The Road inspired single, “Ride On Thru.” In true rebel form, the song blasts through comments and unsolicited advice often given to those that live outside of social norms. The song was picked up by a wide range of radio and given regular rotation, notably the Twin Cities station 89.3 The Current, who gave it 40+ spins in just a few months. The single was followed by the band’s third EP, written and recorded in the midst of the pandemic, Remember Rock N Roll. “The title was a theme that kept presenting itself while writing these songs,” Tiffany explains, “It was hard to say if Rock N Roll and local music venues could survive another major setback. We really hoped people would remember why they love live music!”

Rebel Queens closed out 2021 by sharing the stage with Alice Cooper guitarist and solo artist, Nita Strauss, who gave them high praise. The band has been chosen to perform at Rock Fest 2022 in Cadott, WI alongside some of the biggest acts in rock music today. With a new single and an exciting year on the horizon, Rebel Queens have made it their mission to help carry the rock ‘n’ roll torch and inspire the next generation of Rock Goddesses.

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrating 23 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI!

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrating 23 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI!

Pearl Street Brewery Celebrating 23 Years of Brewing Craft Beer in La Crosse, WI!

Pearl Street Brewery’s original brewhaus was opened in the basement of the Bodega on the corner of 4th and Pearl Street in 1999 by Brewmaster and Founder Joe Katchever and his dad Tony Katchever. The inaugural tapping of their first keg was tapped by then Mayor John Medinger.

In 2004, Joe Katchever moved the brewery to a distribution center on front street while he searched for the perfect new home for his growing brewery. In 2005, Katchever, along with business partner Tami Plourde, started construction on their second location at 1401 Saint Andrew Street in the Historic La Crosse Footwear Building.

In 2006, they opened their taproom to the public with an expanded brewery housing a 20 BBL system.

In 2007, they bought a bottling line and began distributing their beers. In their home market, they were excited to partner with fantastic retailers such as Festival Foods, Woodman’s, People’s Food Co-op and Kwik Trip.

At the end of 2019 they added a new canning line and shrink sleever. Which allowed them to release 12oz and 16oz cans into the market in early 2020.

In 2019, they launched Turisimo Winery + Fermentations, a new wine division focused on collaboration projects with area wineries. They also partnered with Hoch Orchards and Hard Ciders to release their full line up into the Wisconsin market.

Coming up in 2022, expect to see wines in cans. More hard seltzer releases. And special small taproom only batches of draft beer.

Although these past few years have been challenging, Joe and Tami worked hard and they are optimistic for all that is to come.

Thank you for supporting Pearl Street Brewery, Turisimo Winery + Fermentations and our collective families!

Cheers too 23 years!

Celebrate this milestone in true Pearl Street Brewery fashion during the 23rd Annual Winter Ball. Join us!

Beer Release: 2022 Community Harvest Ale at the 23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball

Customer Appreciation Party & 2022 Mug Club Sign Up!

Pearl Street Brewery Releasing Its 2022 Community Harvest Ale at the 23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball

Saturday February 19, 2021 | 5-10 PM
$20 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Pearl Street Brewery | 1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI

For over 11 years, Pearl Street Brewery has collected hops from local, backyard hop-growers for use in their “Community Harvest” Ale. The annual small-batch brew uses hops from everyone to create a single batch brew. While the beer style changes from year to year, it’s always brewed with locally grown hops. Pearl Street Brewery invited area hop growers to bring in their crop to the brewery to be included in this year’s batch and, for each pound of fresh-picked hop flowers brought in, the grower received one ”pound” of beer (a pint) at the time of donation as well as one “pound” of the Community Harvest Ale, once it has been brewed. The hobby hop growers along with the rest of the locals can look forward to trying this beer later this month. 

This year, attendees to the Pearl Street Brewery’s 23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball will get first dibs on the Community Harvest Double IPA. 

Giving it back

Pearl Street Brewery donates proceeds from every pint of Community Harvest Double IPA purchased at the Tasting Room. Proceeds from the beer will benefit local nonprofits. Area pubs and restaurants will have the opportunity to participate too; by serving the beer throughout the Winter. 

“A community collaboration! Every year we brew this beer with hops grown in back yards all over town. People love to participate in the beer they drink. This year it’s a DDHDIPA. Folks can expect a very hop-forward, juicy, cloudy, and malty beer.”  – Joe Katchever – Owner, Founder

23rd Annual Winter “Disco” Ball
Saturday, February 19, 2022 | 5-10 PM
$20 (Includes a Beverage at Entry)  | 21+
Pearl Street Brewery
1401 Saint Andrew Street La Crosse, WI

After Winter “Disco” Ball, hop growers who brought in their crop to the brewery will receive one ”pound” of beer (a pint) of the Community Harvest Ale in the Tasting Room. Interested restaurants and locations willing to participate in the charitable aspect of this beer may reach out to Tami at Pearl Street Brewery.