Festival News: WA: Seattle: Tickets are still available for Bluegrass and Beer Festival, May 9th

Press Release

What’s better than bluegrass music and beer? 18 breweries, some in collaboration, pouring rare one-of-a-kind beers AND 5 bluegrass act, that’s what better!

Rob and Erik’s 3rd Annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival will be held on May 9, 2015 in the Palladium at Hale’s Brewery from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. All ticket sales will benefit Northwest Harvest to help fight hunger in Washington. Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets for $25 (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1465984).

This Seattle Beer Week event SOLD OUT the last 2 years, and our goal this year is to raise $5000 for Northwest Harvest. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door on a cash-only basis, so buy early to secure your place at the party!

This year’s event features even more beer and even more music, with sets by returning favorites The Tallboys, Porterbelly Stringband, and The Warren G Hardings. We’ll also have Jacob Navarro from Spoonshine and a surprise band we can’t announce yet!

We invited both local and national breweries this year who will be bringing special release beers and longtime favorites. Some breweries will be collaborating to create a new beer just for this event. Each brewery has agreed to donate kegs of their beer as well as be on hand to pour them for you. Some of the breweries participating include:

Collaborations from:
Naked City Brewing and Airways Brewing
Hale's Ales and Diamond Knot Craft Brewing
Big Al Brewing and Odin Brewing
Fremont Brewing and Breakside Brewing
Special release beers:
Oskar Blues Brewery
Big Sky Brewing
7 Seas Brewing
Farmstrong Brewing
NoLi Brewhouse
21st Amendment Brewery
Stoup Brewing
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Laurelwood Brewery

Tickets include entrance to the event, a logo tasting glass, and tickets for 8 tastes. More tasting tickets can be purchased at the event, as well as selected food offerings from the Hale’s Ales Pub kitchen. This is a 21+ event; no pets allowed.

Northwest Harvest is the only non-profit food bank distributor operating statewide in Washington with a network of more than 350 food banks, meal programs and high-need schools. It provides more than 1.7 million meals every month to feed hungry people in the state.

Rob & Erik are two beer geeks who also like good bluegrass music; this is their way to enjoy both while partying with their friends and raising money for a good cause. Follow their progress on the BrewGrass Facebook page: www.facebook.com/brewgrasssbw.
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