Thursday, September 05, 2013

Michigan Irish Music Festival Sept. 13-15th to feature Perrin Tasting

Written by  Dan VanderKooi
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 Michigan Irish Music Festival Sept. 13-15th to feature Perrin Tasting

Have you heard this year’s Michigan Irish Music Festival at Muskegon’s Heritage Landing will be featuring Perrin on tap? Near the County Kerry stage is where these can be found. Perrin’s Gold and The Black will be featured throughout the fest, while Saturday and Sunday will feature special tastings with Perrin’s Head Brewmaster at 1:00 PM which will also include IPA and Razz along with the debut of the Malted Milk Ball Baltic Porter, a barrel-aged ale with chocolate and vanilla overtones which clocks in at a hefty 10.5% ABV. Fatty Lumpkins will  be among the food vendors featured at the County Kerry stage, with Reuben Soup, along with Patty McFatty and How Now Brown Cow among the sandwich options. Upgrade from your Perrin tasting to include the Manger’s Irish Cider tasting at 3 PM additionally at the tasting tent and receive $5 off any Festival T-Shirt.
This year’s entertainment lineup  will not disappoint - with over 20 entertainers performing throughout the 3 days spread out between the County Kerry stage, Bob & Bernie’s Pub, and the G&L County Cork Stage. This year’s acts include range from some of the best national and international acts like favorites Slide and Scythian to great local talent such as the Oat Bran Boys. For the complete lineup and schedule check here: http://www.michiganirish.org/schedules

Additional food options await at the Celtic Kitchen with several food vendors such as Muskegon’s own Hennessy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant with menu options including Boxties, Boiled Corned Beef Dinner, Ale Rarebit Fondue, and their Taste of Muskegon award-winning Drunken Irishman’s Sliders. Additional beer options available at all stages and also at Bob and Bernie’s Pub include Irish Fest Stout, Bass, and Beck’s Octoberfest. The pub will also feature big screen televisions to appeal to the sport’s fans.

Three day passes, single day tickets, and tickets for the tasting events are all available online here: http://www.michiganirish.org/tickets

Buy early online and save $5.00 per ticket!

Michigan Irish Music Festival Map

Dan VanderKooi

Dan VanderKooi

Dan VK has been following the Michigan Craft Beer scene since before Oberon has been available in 6-packs. Besides making the rounds at all the local craft breweries and beer bars, Dan also supports the local music scene, reads crime fiction, and enjoys playing volleyball with his wife and friends.