Explore the world of the PRF BBQ. Started in 2009, in a basement in the city of Chicago, The PRF BBQ’s have spread to New York, and Austin, soon to be followed by Copenhagen and Oakland.

PRF BBQ 2016

Friday, PRFBBQ 2016 Inferno

7:30 – The Rutabega
8:15 – Magpies
9:00 – BBGS
9:45 – Akosuen
10:30 – The Columbines
11:15 – Bone & Bell
– with in between music from the Fuzzbox crew


1:00-1:30 Laurium
1:40-2:10 Practice Wife
2:20-2:50 Hardbody

3:05-3:35 Fox Face
3:45-4:15 Sewing Needle
4:25-4:55 Natural Disasters

5:10-5:40 Driftmouth
5:50-6:20 Stomatopod
6:30-7:00 Waxeater

7:15-7:45 Alto!
7:55-8:25 Brainerd
8:35-9:05 Lonely Trailer

9:15-10:00 Jon Langford and the Far Forlorn
10:15-10:45 Risk/Reward
11:00-11:45 Champagne Jerry

12:00-12:30 Goddard
12:45-1:15 Jap Herron
1:30-2:00 Body Futures


1:00-1:30 Secret Europeans
1:45-2:15 Crown Larks
2:30-3:00 Flowlines

3:15-3:45 American Lesions
4:00-4:30 Sinon
4:45-5:15 The Terrible News

5:30-6:00 Whales
6:15-6:45 Burned or Buried
7:00-7:30 Motes

7:45-8:15 Light Coma
8:30-9:00 The Cell Phones
9:15-9:45 Mint Mile

10:00-10:30 Rented Rooms
10:45-11:15 OUT
11:30-12:00 Motherfucker

PRF BBQ West 2016 – April 22nd, 23rd and 24th.

The third west coast edition of the PRF BBQ West is upon us!

2016 schedule:
April 22nd: Friday – April 22nd – Starline Social Club, 645 W Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
April 23rd and 24th: Mosswood Park, 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609
$40 – 3 Day Pass (food included) 2-Day Pass $25, $10-Friday only, $15 Sat/Sun Only

Please get your passes below:


PRF BBQ 2016 Passes
Fri-Sun-3 Day Pass-4/22-24-Food included $40.00 USD
2 Day Pass-Sat-Sun-4/23-4/24-Food included $25.00 USD
Friday 4/22 ONLY $10.00 USD
Saturday 4/23 ONLY-Food included $15.00 USD
Sunday 4/24 ONLY-Food included $15.00 USD

RSVP to the Facebook event page.


Bands playing:
Friday – April 22nd – Starline Social Club, 645 W Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

7:30PM-8:00PM: Disastroid (San Francisco, CA)
8:15PM-8:45PM: Praying (Oakland, CA)
9:00PM-9:30PM: Glaciers (San Francisco/Oakland, CA)
9:45PM-10:15PM: Catastrophe Girlfriend (Santa Cruz, CA)
10:30PM-11:00PM: The Tunnel (San Francisco, CA)
11:15PM-11:45PM: Reptoid (Oakland, CA)
midnight-??: Cartographer (Los Angeles/San Francisco, CA)

Saturday – April 23rd – Mosswood Park Amphitheater, 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609

noon-12:30PM Underpass Brass (San Francisco, CA)
12:45PM-1:15PM: Amelie Prime (Portland, OR)
1:30PM-2:00PM: Bathysphere (Berkeley, CA)
2:15PM-2:45PM: Glass Cat (Eugene, OR)
3:00PM-3:30PM: SEMINARS (Seattle, WA)
3:45PM-4:15PM: Conan Neutron & the Secret Friends (Oakland, CA/Louisville, KY)
4:30PM-5:00PM: Tyranny is Tyranny (Madison, WI)
5:15PM-5:45PM: Roland (San Francisco, CA)
6:00PM-6:30PM: Hurry Up Shotgun (Oakland, CA)
6:45PM-7:15PM: Motherfucker (Athens, GA)
7:30PM-8:15PM: Oxbow (San Francisco, CA)

Sunday – April 24th – Mosswood Park Amphitheater, 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609

noon-12:30PM Tongue Party (Minneapolis, MN)
12:45PM-1:15PM: Select Sex (Los Angeles, CA)
1:30PM-2:00PM: La Fin Absolute Du Monde (Oakland, CA)
2:15PM-2:45PM: Externs (San Francisco, CA)
3:00PM-3:30PM: Faux Canada (San Francisco, CA)
3:45PM-4:15PM: Thoughts Detecting Machines (Bloomington, IL – Poster Children)
4:30PM-5:00PM: Quivers (San Francisco, CA)
5:15PM-5:45PM: Have Special Power (Oakland, CA)
6:00PM-6:30PM: Color TV (San Francisco, CA)
6:45PM-7:15PM: Love Moon (Oakland, CA)
7:30PM-8:15PM: Porch (Oakland, CA)

Get your passes at the link above
It’s $40 for the whole weekend, but that includes food and 2 drink tickets.

PRF Thundersnow 2016

Feb. 19-21, 2016
Terrace Bay Inn Gladstone, MI

jeff_fox wrote:Friday
dinner 8:00pm
absolutely 9:00-9:30
petrillo* 9:35-10:05
chung antique 10:10-10:40
sycamore smith* 10:45-11:15
the rutabega 11:20-12:00

Karaoke Underground!!!
*denotes side stage


jeff_fox wrote:Saturday
the glacial speed 3:00-3:30
math patrol* 3:35-4:05
Tarp 4:10-4:40
korean jeans* 4:45-5:15
haunted heads 5:20-5:50
begin by gathering supplies (at the pool) 6:00-6:40

dinner 7:30

Dead Friends 9:00-9:30
OUT 9:35-10:05
Nonagon 10:10-10:40



jeff_fox wrote:sunday:
burn permits 3:00-3:30
grounded* 3:35-4:05
jap herron 4:10-4:40
reverb bomb* 4:45-5:15
IfIHadAHiFi 5:20-5:50

dinner 7:00

‘in between’ music provided by The Columbines:
The Ultimate Truth* 8:15-8:45
Jackhammer Hearts 8:50-9:20
Bone and Bell* 9:25-9:55
cmn ineed yr hlp 10:00-10:30

BANDS!!! Here’s the gear available for sharing. Guitarists, feel free to bring heads or combos for sharing. Ask if you’re unsure about a cab’s power/impedance.

jeff_fox wrote:Guitar:
Main Stage:
My 2×12 emperor. Hastie’s 2×12. My Traynor yba-1, Marshall JCM 800, tallchris’ 50w Marshall JMP.

Side Stage:
My 1×15 emperor. James sullivan’s 2×12.

Main stage: tallchris’ 1×15, tallchris’ GK 400RB
Side stage: tallchris’ 1×15, my GK 400RB
I might throw in my emperor 1×15 as a backup.

Main Stage: Julia’s Orange yamaha kit

Side stage: Jason A’s kit, my hardware (2 snare stands, 1 HH, 1 boom cymbal, 1 straight cymbal)

Drummers bring snare, cymbals, kick pedal or arrange to borrow one!

Floating between both stages: My Musicman 2×10 65 combo, Kate Rev’s SWR Bass combo (for bass or keys). My ZT Lunchbox amp with extension speaker.


jeff_fox wrote:Rooms are sold out, but call to get on the wait list!
Here’s the price breakdown:
Standard Rooms:
# people | Total/day | pp/day | Total/weekend | pp/weekend
1 | $105 | $105 | $315 | $315
2 | $130 | $65 | $390 | $195
3 | $155 | $51.67 | $465 | $155
4 | $180 | $45 | $540 | $135

# people | Total/day | pp/day | Total/weekend | pp/weekend
1 | $145 | $145 | $435 | $435
2 | $170 | $85 | $510 | $255
3 | $195 | $65 | $585 | $195
4 | $220 | $55 | $660 | $165

Call (906) 786-7554 to reserve. You’ll need a credit card. Tell them you’re with the PRF group in February.


PRFBBQLOU2015 Presale Tickets

The PRF BBQ is venturing south for the first time, and you all should venture with it. Many more details to come, but first up venue information, and an opportunity to be first to but tickets in our exclusive Pre-Sale!

We will be updating this page with the schedule and more info as we get it.

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Mag Bar

1398 S 2nd St
Louisville, KY 40208
13 bands, Punk vinyl DJ’s, backyard grill out.

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

The Cure Lounge

1481 S Shelby St
Louisville, KY 40206
18+ bands, 3 stages, PRF rock and roll vinyl DJ’s, catered grill food

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

The Cure Lounge

1481 S Shelby St
Louisville, KY 40206
18+ bands, 3 stages, PRF rock and roll vinyl DJ’s, catered grilled food, movie screening.

Presale Tickets!

Choose an option below. You can buy a Saturday/Sunday Two day pass, or a Single Day pass for Saturday or Sunday. Friday night’s show is going to be space available door tickets at the bar.

Your Full Name:


Plus a Screening of the “Burn To Shine: Louisville” featuring performances by Shipping News, Dead Child, Bonnie Prince Billy, LORDS, Parlour, VRKTM, Ultra Pulverize and more!

Fanta Sea

PRFBBQ2015 Schedule and Tickets

5 days, 6 venues, 50 some odd bands. Food and drink to satiate the most gluttonous kings and queens. Laughter, hugs, joy, awesome time with friends, new and old, all the regular PRF BBQ jam.

Two day passes are sold out. There may be tickets available at the door.

Schedule is subject to, and will most likely change. Set times have not been announced.

The event is 100% not for profit, so after expenses anything raised will go to the Friends of McPherson (CPS School McPherson) and the Center for Changing Lives,

Things you can do now:

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at Livewire Lounge

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at Township

We’ll be screening of Episode One: China of The World Underground with Film maker John Yingling.  We’ll also have live music from The Columbines and a DJ set from The Fuzzbox Chicago DJs.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 at Quenchers

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at K’s Dugout

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 at Borelli’s East

Sunday, June 21st, 2015 at Borelli’s East