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Upcoming Events

Brew Pub events:  



Join Right Brain for golf and fun at Elmbrook Golf Course in Traverse City, Friday, June 7th! Call 231-946-9180 to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Price per person is $55 (up to 4 persons per group), which includes 18 holes w/cart, (1) boxed lunch, (2) beer tickets--for Right Brain beer, of course-- plus free range balls, tax/tip included. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Archipelago Project

Prizes for the following:
Longest drive
Longest putt
Closest to the pin
Closest to the keg 

Prizes included but not limited to:
4 rounds of golf from Elmbrook
Right Brain Brewery Lifetime Mug Club Membership

The Archipelago Project inspires new generations to make music. Learn more at .
Friday, June 7th,   9:30 AM shotgun start

BALD & BEAUTIFUL w/ BEER @ Right brain pub - june 7

From the Bald & Beautiful Facebook event page: "The hot summer hairdo this year is short…really short! Come shave your head with us, or just watch, and support a fantastic cause...Proceeds will benefit the Munson Women's Cancer Fund...Sign up to be shaved by emailing: abonney123 [at] ... Can't come, but want to contribute? Can come, but want to contribute anyway? Here's the donation link right to the Women's Cancer Fund.   
Friday, June 7th, 5:00 PM  Let the head shaving and beer drinking commence!  Live music!


Come over to Right Brain for a screening of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.  Enjoy the classic flick, and get a beer & popcorn for $5 bill.  NO WAY?  WAY!
Sunday, June 9th   9:30 PM screening

90's hip hop dance party w/ dj skin kwon doe & DJ MARSHALL LAW @ Right Brain Pub - June 14

DJs Skin Kwon Doe & Marshall Law throw down the 90's hip hop hits with some funky rarities mixed in. If you missed them last time, don't make the same mistake twice. It's another chance to bust a move! 

June 14th, 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM NO COVER!

TAPROOM TAROT @ Right Brain Pub

Sarah and Source present Taproom Tarot mini-readings in the pub.  All the star babies will be illuminated.  Check it out!

Saturday, May 18th,  6:00 - 11:00 PM


Why be normal? Join us for everything you love about classic pub trivia, but get ready to compete against teams in cranium-inspired games, physical challenges, and more! Winners receive a prize, and have the honor of taking home the 2019 Trivia Trophy for the week.  Keep Fun Curious.

Thursdays,  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM for summer

EVERY TUESDAY: BINGO B*TCH @ Right brain pub

Music bingo on Tuesdays! Bingo, B*tch! is a brand new music-based trivia game in our pub. You know how to play Bingo, right? Well, same concept! Mostly. All Bingo cards will have songs and artists. We play a clip of the song. You have to identify, and mark on the card. When you get a Bingo, you yell BINGO, B*TCH! It's easy, it's fun, and it's perfect for lovers of music trivia!
Tuesdays,  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

78 sunday @ Right Brain Pub

We're spinning classic music at 78 rpm from original shellac records, one Sunday a month. What's shellac? Come, listen, and find out. Dancers welcome. This ain't no streaming service; no MP3s allowed. Experience true analog music in a variety of genres from the 1920's through the 1950's.  

May. 19th,  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3rd friday of each month: Lularoe samantha jo @ Right Brain Pub

Make sure to pop in and browse this awesome pop up shop we host every month! Samantha Jo always brings the best leggings, dresses, and skirts (with pockets)! 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Coming soon...

PUTTING FOR PINTS @ Right Brain Pub - Fundraiser for northwoods disc chuckers

Come help support local disc golf! Join us for an evening of putting and beers! Putting for Pints is fun for the whole family.

A basket will be set up to learn how to play disc golf, as well as for a putting contest. $2 per turn gets you $1 off a pint, a sticker, and a chance to win CA$H! $1 of every entry will go towards the construction and maintenance of your local courses. The remaining $1 of entry will go towards payouts.


2019 (date & time TBD)

mitten love fundraiser w/ k. jones & the benzie playboys! @ Right Brain pub - oct 12, 2019

Dance your a** off with K. Jones & The Benzie Playboys to help raise funds for Mitten Love Group and its surgical mission trip to the Phillipines.  More info TBD.  Suggested donation.  

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019  7-11 PM


Vinyl-heads and lovers of all things analog, be here. Dig for quality vinyl records! The good folks at RPM Records in Traverse City and some out-of-town record dealers will be set up in the pub. This show brings a huge variety of vinyl to town! Vintage audio equipment also for sale. Shop for records, get some beer, maybe pick up some new speakers and a new receiver! Free!

FALL 2019 DATE TBD, 12:00 - 8:00 PM

12th ANNIVERSARY - Jan. 25, 2020 ! @ Right Brain pub

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Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 12 NOON - 12 MIDNIGHT

off-site events: featuring RIGHT BRAIN beer

  • may 16: boyne city block party (boyne city!)

  • may 17-18: empire asparagus fest (empire) 

  • may 18: beer & brat fest (Crystal Mt. - thompsonville)

  • may 18: d-railed bar tap takeover (durand)

  • may 22: brown iron brewhouse tap takeover (washington, MI)

  • may 23: The Draft tap event (swartz creek)

  • may 24: rosa blanca grand opening (cadillac)

  • may 24: blue front (ann arbor)

  • may 31: lucky's market (ann arbor)

  • june 10: basement burger bar (detroit)

  • june 15: suds & sun (traverse city)

  • june 15: REO TOWN beerfest (lansing)

  • june 22: family fare (traverse city)

  • june 28: craft beer cellar (grand rapids)

  • july 10: clubhouse BFD (rochester hills)

  • July 13: woodstock beer fest (manitou beach)

  • july 13: tip n the mitten (grayling)

  • july 15: brown iron golf outing (washington)

  • july 26-27: Michigan brewers Guild summer beer festival (ypsilanti)

  • aug 1: jet's pizza tap takeover (chelsea)

  • aug 3: blues & brews fest (st ignace)

  • aug 10: sault ste. marie beer fest (soo)

  • Aug 24: burning foot festival (muskegon)

  • aug 24-25: cider dayze (armada)

  • sep 7: Michigan Brewers Guild U.P. fall beer fest (marquette)

  • sep 12: crafts on the clinton (clinton twp)

  • Sep 13: brewed in michigan bakers (milford)

  • Sep 17: SLOW's Bar BQ PATIO (detroit)