Sauf Haus Music

Sauf Haus Bier Hall and Garten is not only the premier location in Washington, D.C. to enjoy an authentic German draft bier, or cocktail. We are also a prime music venue, offering the BEST of local and touring artists every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
All shows are 21+
Free admission on all shows is our Biergarten on
Thursdays | Showtime 7:30pm for our Acoustic Showcase
Fridays and Saturdays | Showtime 10pm for our Covers and Party anthems shows

In a band? Want to perform at Sauf Haus? Reach out to our Music Manager to find out how!

Touring with your band, and interested in branching off to play in a more intimate setting? Our “Sauf Haus Live! Presents” Music series may be a perfect fit for you to expose your brand to a new crowd!

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Some of the bands who have performed at Sauf Haus Bier Hall & Garten

The Perfectionists 





Jonny Grave and the Tombstones 

Lenny Burridge

La Unica

  • Mr. Blonde
  • Sub-Radio Standard
  • The Jeffersonians
  • LATO
  • Take Cover
  • The Muddy Crows
  • The Duskwhales
  • Soultet
  • The Harvey Sometimes
  • Ashley Chevalier Band
  • Kyle Lacy Trio
  • Lady and the Tramps
  • Squid Inc
  • Jason Ager and the C.O.P.O.
  • Station 1201
  • The Pocket Band
  • Higher Hands
  • The Mike Scoglio Band
  • Nick Ian and the Machine
  • The Capitol Heights
  • Vim & Vigor
  • Throwing Plates
  • Broken Ground
  • FeelFree
  • Billy T. Wilde
  • The Alan Scott Band
  • Fellowcraft
  • DarcyDawn & Company
  • Reality TV
  • Brent & Co.
  • Honey Extractor
  • The Gunners Perry
  • Caz
  • The 19th Street Band


and more…



Sep 16

Oktoberfest at Sauf Haus

It’s time to raise a stein!

Sauf Haus Bier Hall and Garten’s second SAUFtoberfest to celebrate the Oktoberfest season is upon us. Drink specials and special events will run from the 16th of September through the 2nd of October.

Every day Specials

$8 Oktoberfest Bier Flights | 4-4oz pours of any 4 of our Oktoberfest bier selections

$8 Apfel Bombs | Bombs away! Apfel Schonauer schnaaps + 1 Warsteiner Oktoberfestbier

$3 Jagermeister | Be the MEISTER! Do a Jager shotski for $12

Special Events

Happy Hour | Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm | $2 off ALL biers, mixed drinks, wurst platters and pretzels

Keg Tapping | Every Saturday ; 2pm | Join us as we shout “O’zapft is!” (it’s tapped!) every Saturday during SAUFtoberfest season. Free biers from the tapped keg while they last! Arrive early!

Sausagefest Sundays | We have the TICKET! Watch your favorite NFL team play while enjoying a liter of bier and a plate o’ wursts! Choose from a selection of sausages with 2 sides for $15.00. With 2, 11ft projection screens, and over 10 large, flat-screen televisions, we are your perfect destination for a fun NFL viewing experience. Don’t forget about our open-air rooftop!

Beer101 w/ Flying Dog Brewery | Monday October 2nd; 7pm-9pm; $15 per person | Enjoy a lesson on the history of Oktoberfest and Oktoberfest seasonal biers from a certified Beer Professor straight from Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, Maryland.  Complimentary light bites included as well as bier samples of Oktoberfest biers including Flying Dog “Dogtoberfest Marzen”. A perfect event for a late happy hour date! Limited space available.

Music Under the Stars | Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Enjoy live music in our Biergarten every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Frank the Accordion player will be roaming through the crowd to add extra Oktoberfest flair to your celebration! Check our website for additional details on live music, including Open Mic night every Tuesday.

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