Summit turns 30: Backyard Bash boasts biggest MN-centric lineup yet


Several of Minnesota's biggest musical acts -- or acts with local ties -- are set to play Summit Brewing's 30th birthday party/Backyard Bash this fall.

Headlining the Sept. 10 event (which was detailed Tuesday by Summit) is Bob Mould – known mainly for his time with the punk rock band Hüsker Dü, which formed in St. Paul in 1979.

Also on the ticket:

  • Bully – An alternative rock group whose lead singer, Alicia Bognanno, is from Rosemount.
  • deM atlaS – The hip hop artist from Minneapolis who is one of the rising stars of Rhymesayers Entertainment.
  • Bad Bad Hats – The indie rock trio's 2015 album "Psychic Reader" was widely praised locally, and the band won City Pages’ Picked to Click poll.
  • Apollo Cobra – An electro rock group from Minneapolis.
  • Nooky Jones – Also from Minneapolis, the group describes itself as "neo soul."

Summit even put together a Spotify playlist of the artists, so check that out here.

Tickets are on sale now – you can buy them here.

It's $30 in advance, $40 the day of the show, and ages 21 and up. It'll be from noon to 8 p.m. in the brewery's St. Paul backyard. Some well-known Minnesota food options (Pizza Luce, Anchor Fish and Chips, Black Forest, and a few others) will also be there.

Some of the proceeds from the Backyard Bash will go to the Minnesota Music Coalition.

Summit also previously announced its celebrating year 30 with four special edition beers – a Double IPA, Keller Pils, West London-Style Ale, and Barleywine, according to Brewbound.

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