Untapped Fest and Spune announce NINKASI BREWING LAST BAND STANDING, a program launching in Dallas/Fort Worth beginning this July that will run throughout the summer.

July 7 – Dada: Supersonic Lips / Rat Rios
July 14 – Sundown at The Granada: Birds of Nights / The Hendersons
July 21 – Flying Saucer Fort Worth: Vodeo / Repel the Robot
July 28 – Harvest House: Bad Mountain / Vodeo
Aug. 4 – Braindead Brewing Co: Shotgun Friday / NITE
Aug. 4 - Dada: Repel the Robot / Duell
Aug. 11 - Bearded Lady: Shotgun Friday / Mountain Natives
Aug. 18 – Common Table: The Hendersons / Chucho
Aug. 25 – Three Links: Chuco / Nite
Sept. 1 – Lola’s: Duell / Supersonic Lips
Sept. 8 – The Foundry: Birds of Night / Bad Mountain
Sept. 15 – Braindead Brewing Co: Rat Rios / Mountain Natives
Oct. 1 – Dada – ‘The Finale’ featuring National Band Special Guest – Bands TBD

Last Band Standing is a collaboration between Untapped Festival, Spune and Ninkasi Brewing Company who have teamed up to produce a series of shows featuring 12 hand-picked local bands at several of DFW’s favorite venues and craft beer spots to battle it out for the title of ‘Last Band Standing.’ Participating venues include Dada, Three Links, Braindead Brewing, The Foundry, Sundown at The Granada and The Common Table in Dallas; Lola’s, Bearded Lady, Flying Saucer in Fort Worth and Harvest House in Denton.

The winning band will receive a 5-day, all-expense paid trip to Eugene, Oregon to hang out with the creative minds behind Ninkasi, recording time at Ninkasi Studios, plus custom artwork designed by Ninkasi’s Artist in Residence, renowned gig posters artist Neal Williams(past works include designs for Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, Interpol, The Head and the Heart, Soundgarden) and much more. Winning band will also receive a spot to perform at Untapped Dallas on November 12 and free shirts from our friends at Printed Threads.

Participating bands will be announced at Untapped Fort Worth this Saturday, June 11. For more information, go to the Untappedwebsite. For ticket and package prices go to Untapped Fort Worth ticket link and follow Untapped on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

Untapped Festival Fort Worth, Saturday, June 11, 3:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. for VIP/Stout ticket holders) to 10:30 p.m.

About Ninkasi Brewing Company
Founded in 2006 by Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Company continues to grow from its first batch of Total Domination IPA, to two brewhouses, a 55-barrel and a 90-barrel brewhouse, located in Eugene, Ore. Ninkasi’s Flagship beers—Total Domination IPA, Tricerahops Double IPA, Dawn of the Red IPA, Easy Way IPA, Helles Belles Helles Lager, Oatis Oatmeal Stout, and Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout—are sold throughout Alaska; Alberta; Arizona; California; D.C.; Colorado; Idaho; Maryland; Nevada; New York; Oregon; Texas; Utah; Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia. The brewery remains privately-owned and is committed to community support and giving. Ninkasi’s Beer Is Love program offers in-kind donations and support for organizations throughout its footprint.

About Untapped: Now in its fifth year, Untapped Festival is produced by Crowdsource and was founded in Dallas in 2012 by Corey Pond, Matthew Harber and Annette Marin and Lance Yocom of Spune Productions. With over 33,000 attendees across five festivals in 2015, Untapped makes its 2016 return to all five Texas cities, culminating with the 5th anniversary event in Dallas in November. All starting with a love of high-quality, craft beer, and a passion for emerging local and national bands, Untapped Festival continues to deliver its goal of bringing thoughtfully paired music to seasoned beer drinkers, while introducing new and exciting craft beers to discerning music fans.

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