Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Blues-N-Brews Festival Returning To Downtown Adrian

Written by  Paul Starr
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Blues-N-Brews October 3rd Festival features Michigan Breweries and Live Music.
Tickets are now on sale for the Blues-n-Brews Festival in Downtown Adrian on October 3, 2015. The annual festival features beer, wine and hard cider from more than 30 Michigan breweries and wineries and live blues music. The event, at The Pavilion at 115 Toledo St, will be held from 4:00-10:00 P.M. with early entry at 3:00 P.M. for VIP ticket holders.

The Blues-n-Brews Group organizes this annual event as a way for music lovers and craft beer enthusiasts to enjoy an eclectic sampling of beers from across the state of Michigan and great live music without having to travel outside the Lenawee County area.

The featured breweries for this year’s event include: Atwater, Bell’s, Chelsea Alehouse, Cotton Brewing Company, Dark Horse Brewing Company, Grand River Brewing, New Holland, Shorts, Rochester Mills, Tecumseh Brewing and more. Some of these beers will be available at restaurants and bars in Downtown Adrian during the Blues-n-Brews Tap Takeover on Friday, October 2nd.

Two Michigan blues bands will provide entertainment during the festival. Jackson-based band, Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday, will play from 3:30-6:00 P.M. and Broken Arrow Blues Band, from Brighton, take the stage from 6:30-9:00 P.M.

“It’s great to see the Blues-n-Brews Festival continue to grow each year and bring in people from across the area,” said Catrina Ossmann, director of the Lenawee County Conference and Visitors Bureau.

Tickets for the event are $25 each in advance and are available online at blues-n-brews.com or at participating KeyBank locations. Tickets are $30 each at the door (21 and over with valid identification only). Admission includes 10 drink tickets to sample some of the finest breweries from across Michigan. Designated Driver tickets, which do not include drink samples, are $10 each.

New this year is the VIP ticket package. $50 each, which includes early entry (3 P.M.) t-shirt, glass and more VIP perks! Hotel packages with shuttle service to and from the festival will also be available.

The event is made possible thanks to major sponsors: Daily Telegram, Key Bank and Lenawee County Conference and Visitors Bureau. The Blues & Brews Group is seeking additional sponsors and volunteers for the event, and those interested should contact David Thomas, group president at 517.260.0934 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

More information on the festival is also available online at www.blues-n-brews.com or Facebook.com/ bluesnbrews.adrian

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.