Monday, September 22, 2014

Michigan Breweries featured at Blues and Brews Festival in Adrian

Written by  Paul Starr
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Michigan is home to some of the best craft beer breweries and the most talented and entertaining Rhythm & Blues groups in the world. In celebration of award-winning beer and live music, we would like to invite you to our Blues & Brews Festival and find out for yourself!
The Blues & Blues Festival will combine great rhythm and blues music with deliciously original Michigan beers for an event that will please even the most discriminating music and beer The Blues & Brews Festival will be held on October 18, 2014 at The Pavilion, 115 Toledo Street, in downtown Adrian, Michigan. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. with live entertainment beginning at 3:30 p.m. and running though the event’s close at 9:00 p.m.

The event is organized by the Blues and Brews Group as a way for music lovers and craft beer enthusiasts to enjoy an eclectic sampling of beers from across the state of Michigan along with other selections from around the world and great live music without having to travel outside the Lenawee County area. The event hopes to draw up to 1000 visitors to Adrian for the weekend.

The featured breweries for this year’s event are:, Atwater, Bell’s, Cotton Brewing CompanyTecumseh Brewing Company, Chelsea Alehouse, New Holland, Dark Horse Brewing CompanyShorts, Rochester Mills, and more. Musical groups that are scheduled to perform at this time are: The Mark Arshak Band and Billy Lewis and the Soulbacks.

Tickets for the event are $25 in advance and $30 each at the door. Tickets will also be available for sale at participating Key Bank locations starting Sept 24th. Included in admission will be entertainment from great local, regional and national rhythm and blues groups, and ten ‘tastes’ from some of the finest breweries from across Michigan. Tickets can be purchased now online at (21 and over with valid identification only.) Food vendors will be on hand serving a wide variety of products from pizza, BBQ pork, and Mexican cuisine.

Local sponsors for the event include corporate sponsor Key Bank, and ticket sponsor Adrian Tecumseh Fence. The Blues & Brews Group is seeking sponsors and volunteers for the event. Those interested either sponsorship or volunteering 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 is also available online at or

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.