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Formed in Eugene, Oregon nearly 30 years ago, Stone Biscuit had been a long-time staple at the WOW Hall and venues throughout Eugene and the Northwest. After years apart in different bands and different states, they are reunited and finishing the first of several long-awaited albums. Their music has been described as Psycho-Cosmic Country Crunch and their repertoire boasts nearly 100 original songs that draw from diverse influences to create a heady mix of danceable Americana, Surf Rock, Spaghetti Western, Jazz, World Beat and improvisational Rock 'n Roll.

Stone Biscuit currently features veteran NW musicians Stephan Andresen - guitar & vocals, Kenny Kaltenbaugh - guitar & vocals, Trey Longstreth - bass & vocals, and Pete Burger - Drums

Hank Shreve began playing harmonica at the age of 8 and has established himself as a major harmonica talent on the blues scene in the Pacific Northwest. Apart from being one of Eugene, Oregon's  respected and well-known musicians, Hank is an official Artist-In-Residency at Music Masters in South Eugene where he teaches music with a wide curriculum.

The Gerry Rempel Jazz Syndicate is an eclectic Jazz / Fusion group featuring a wide array of original compositions melding elements of swing, Latin, funk, soul, and rock. The Jazz Syndicate has 3 albums: Sketches From the Underground, Parisian Nights, and Dragon and the Night Queen. The group plays festivals and concert venues around the Northwest including 4 collaboration performances with Eugene's Ballet Fantastique Hult Center concert productions. Gerry is a resident composer for Ballet Fantastique.

Featured players are: Gerry Rempel (guitars), Gus Russell (keys), Rick Carter (bass), GT Albright (drums), Scott Mitchell (alto sax)
Inner Limits is an energetic blues/rock band based in Oregon that weaves original material and unique arrangements of solid classic blues and rock songs into each set. The group frequently headlines regional craft beer and music festivals and keeps a busy performance schedule at wineries, breweries and casinos. Olem Alves heads the group on lead vocals and guitar with Torrey Newhart on Keyboards and Ken Mastrogiovanni on drums.

KLCC VIP Learning Lounge

Come visit the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge at Brewfest to connect with people advancing craft beer in Oregon. We'll hear from brewers, chefs, writers, and more!

All are welcome to stop by the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge. Just like public media — the lounge is for everyone!

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Join Eugene Beer Chemist Dana Garves for a sensory class and primer on how to evaluate a craft beer. Learn how to use the Flavor Profile to rate beers. Stop by the Oregon BrewLab booth to determine if you are a Super Taster and see if you can complete the JellyBean Challenge!

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Join Poet and Novelist Tim Shaner for a reading from his recent novel "Noch Ein at the Stein" (Another one at the Stein) a rich description of beer culture, pub life, and the brewers in the Eugene beer scene. The book revolves around his experiences and musings in the original Bier Stein at 11th and High and expands to comment on other areas of Eugene life.

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Join Alesong Brewing and Blending co-founder and brewmaster Matt Van Wyk as he explains their unique and innovative process to creating barrel-aged beer. From operating without a brewhouse, to aging in oak, to blending the final product with local fruit and other interesting ingredients, you'll get the flavor for a Eugene brewery who started up a wine country tasting room and bottle club to be set apart from others. You may even get to sample some of this brewery's 'terroir'.

FRIDAY, FEB. 10 AT 8PM in the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge
Join Christina LaRue, Executive Director of the Oregon Brewers Guild, as she highlights what is happening in the world of the Oregon craft beer industry, as well as insight into what exactly state brewery guilds do for craft beer.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11 AT 3PM in the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge

Join Xicha Brewing’s Chef/Co-Founder Ricardo Antunez at KLCC Brewfest Learning Lounge to hear how Xicha Brewing came to be. Ricardo will share how he and Head Brewer/Co-Founder Matt Dakopolos collaborate on creating our flavor profiles and the beautiful marriage between Latin American food and craft beer.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11 AT 5PM in the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge
Chiefs Brew House, founded with Cherokee Native Pride in 2010, began brewing on their Oregon family farm property in 2021. Chiefs is proud to produce a full spectrum of handcrafted beers, using local ingredients for everyone to enjoy. Taste Chiefs’ highly acclaimed Grass Seed lager, made with Linn County grass seed, as well as all of Chiefs offerings.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11 AT 6PM in the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge

Teri Fahrendorf has a long history in craft beer and was not only Eugene's first woman craft Brewmaster, she was also the first in Oregon, California and the Pacific Northwest. Come hear her reminisce about the early days of Eugene craft brewing, her career, and her founding of Pink Boots Society, a nonprofit that helps women and non-male beer and fermentation professionals all over the world to advance their careers.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11 AT 7PM in the KLCC VIP Learning Lounge