Thursday, October 10, 2013

Blues and Brews Festival Offers Ticket Promotion

Written by  Paul Starr
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 Blues and Brews Festival Offer Ticket Promotion

Summer is quickly coming to a close and it’s time to make plans for fall celebrations! The Blues & Brews Festival is back for the second year and promises to be one of southeast Michigan’s premiere autumn events. Guests who act fast will receive a special offer with their ticket purchase. The 2 Annual Blues & Brews Festival is scheduled for October 19, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at The Pavilion, 115 Toledo Street, in beautiful downtown Adrian, Michigan.
More than 150 craft beers in a broad range of styles and flavors will be available for guests to sample. Local wineries will also have their signature wines available for tasting. Craft beer hobbyists will have the opportunity to perfect their home brew with demonstrations from Adventures in Home Brewing, Brew Analytical and the Michigan Hop Alliance.

Live entertainment will be provided by Michigan Blues bands, Bigfoot Bob and the Toe Tappers, Big Smooth and the Hell Raisers and The Thirsty Perch Blues Band. Each group brings its own unique Rhythm & Blues sound to the stage for a night of music that will keep toes tapping.

Entertainment also includes Michigan Micro Caps, Hammerschlagen and henna tattoos. A variety of Blues & Brews Festival merchandise will be available for purchase from local business owners and local food vendors will offer delicious sandwiches, tacos and more.

Tickets for the event are $25.00 each in advance and $30.00 at the door.  Included in admission will be live entertainment and ten sample ‘tastes’ from across Michigan and around the globe. The next 70 tickets sold (online only) will receive an limited edition Blues & Brews Growler courtesy of Beer City Glass out of Grand Rapids, a $10 value. With an anticipated attendance of 1500 guests, this offer will expire quickly. Tickets can be purchased online at or at participating United Bank & Trust locations.

 Local sponsors for the event include the Adrian Downtown Development Authority (DDA, Wenn Seal Coating and Fence Rental, International Diamond, Frontier Communications, United Bank & Trust, Culver’s and Cotton Brewing Company. Organizations or businesses interested in sponsorship 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 and pictures of the limited edition growler 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.