Coming up Oct 14 – Oct 20

  • Handmade Trivia: Grey’s Anatomy Edition – Wednesday 10/16/2019 7pm
  • Cafe Moxo Dinner Series – Wednesday 10/16/2019 until 8pm
  • Open Mic w/Devin Williams – Thursday 10/17/2019 7pm
  • Johnny Owens Live – Saturday 10/19/2019 8pm
  • Hit Pints Intro to RPG’s – Sunday 10/20/2019 1pm
  • Smash Bros Tourney – Sunday 10/20/2019 3pm

Keep up with all our events here or on Facebook!

Oktoberfest & More!

Our Oktoberfest event is HERE! Entry is $20 at the gate and that gets you entry + beer tickets AND the first 300 people get a custom branded taster glass! Oh and did we mention we’re dropping our limited edition Barfight Brown t-shirts too?

Bolzen Beer Band kicks off at 3, here’s the schedule –

2:00 PM Doors open, Hammerschlagen open play
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bolzen Beer Band
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Hammerschlagen Tournament
6:45 PM North by North (main stage)
7:45 PM NIL8
9:30 PM The Twistin’ Tarantulas
11:00 PM Upstairs after show w/Devin Williams

barfight brown t-shirt
oktoberfest taster glass


  • Handmade Trivia – Wednesday 10/2/2019 7pm
  • Frank Parker’s Jambalya Jazz – Thursday 10/3/2019 7pm
  • Buzz Bomb Oktoberfest – Saturday 10/5/2019 ALL DAY

Keep up with all our events here or on Facebook!



Have you been following the updates to our Oktoberfest event??

This will be an OUTSIDE block party like Buzz Fest.

We’ll have some great German beers and some great breweries in attendance (aside from us of course!) Special German beers include St Gustav’s, our southern german lager, Curse of the Golden Banana, our hefeweizen, and Hans Gruber with woodruff or raspberry, our berliner weisse.

We may have a couple surprises up our sleeve too…Guest breweries so far include Keg Grove Brewing Co, Hand of Fate Brewing, White Oak Brewing, Stiffy’s Hard Cider, and Obed & Isaacs!

The great Bolzen Beer Band will be putting on a show with their versions of traditional german oom pa music. Who are the Bolzen Beer Band? Uh, the greatest punk rock polka band ever!Hammerchlagen will return!AND then that evening North By North,NIL8, and Twistin’ Tarantulas are playing!

Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door and include admission and beer tickets. The first 300 people will also get a branded souvenir taster glass! Get your tickets here

Cafe Moxo Dinner Series

Here’s the menu and some teaser pics for 9/25/2019!

COMING UP SEP 23rd – SEP 29th

  • California Jeff Midwestern Folk – Tuesday 09/24/2019 7pm
  • No Good Deed/Snuff Rider – Friday 9/27/2019 9:30pm
  • Fairly Odd Duo – Saturday 9/28/2019 8pm

Keep up with all our events here or on Facebook!


  • Joe’s Truck Stop w/Adam Lee – Tuesday 9/17/2019 6:30pm
  • Cafe Moxo Dinner Series – Every Wednesday in September!
  • Handmade Trivia: Harry Potter Edition – Wednesday 9/18/2019 7pm
  • Open Mic w/Devin Williams (AND SPECIAL GUESTS) – Thursday 9/19/2019 7pm
  • Anna Applegate Live – Friday 9/20/2019 8pm
  • Melissa Sandullo Little Picture Show Tour – Sunday 9/22/2019 2pm

Legacy Awards

Buzz Bomb was honored to be among the 2019 recipients of the Legacy Awards for longevity and community service:
Brown, Hay & Stephens (100+ years in business); Butler Funeral Homes (51-100 years in business); LRS (Less than 50 years in business); #TheAdamsFamily (Preservation organization of the year); and Floyd Mansberger (Preservation advocate of the year). Thank you Springfield Business Journal and Lee Milner for the photos!

Mark Forinash, Josh Flanders, John Combs, Leah Wilson, Madison Regan
Mark Forinash, Josh Flanders, John Combs, Leah Wilson, Madison Regan

Cafe Moxo Dinner Series

Wednesdays in September just got a whole lot better!

Every Wed night, Cafe Moxo will be doing a dinner series with Buzz Bomb with the menu changing weekly.

There will be table service to Buzz Bomb both indoors and out, stay tuned for the weekly menu updates!

Here’s the menu and some teaser pics for 9/18/2019!

Best of Springfield 2019

Thank you again everyone for nominating us in SIX categories AND nominating two of our people as well! The ball is back in your court…let’s win some! All? It’s up to you 🍻

#BestOfSpringfield #BOS #VoteEarly #VoteOften #IllinoisTimes

  • Live music venue – small
  • Open mic night
  • Place to go downtown
  • Bar for those in mid-20’s
  • Beer selection
  • Local Brewery
  • Best bartender- Steve Bradley
  • Up-and-coming leader – Josh Flanders
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