Nashville Beer Festival at Riverfront Park
September 30, 2011 - October 1, 2011 - Friday and Saturday
The Inaugural Nashville Beer Festival
The Inaugural Nashville Beer Festival at Riverfront Park a unique and memorable event for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. The Festival celebrates great craft brew, fine food, live music and much more.
The main event was the Beer Fest on Saturday from 1 to 6 pm. Guests enjoyed unlimited tastings of great beer, much of it only available at the Festival; delicious food, great live music, all kinds of festivities, a cigar tent, home brewers from all over the state and the region, brew education and much more. Think Beer Fest with a distinctly Nashville flavor. All guests received a complimentary souvenir sample glass for the Festival; unlimited tastings; giveaways and more.
The Beer Fest, a charity event benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee as well as the newly formed Tennessee brewers guild, which is dedicated to promoting and working for breweries and distributors in Tennessee (fair and lower taxes on beer!).
The Event Committee consists of over 25 Nashville professionals from a variety of industries wanted to produce a safe, entertaining community event while promoting craft breweries, local restaurants, great Nashville music and local businesses, clubs, groups and organizations.
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The Festival was held at the beautiful Riverfront Park, Nashville’s favorite outdoor event venue. Riverfront is in the heart of Downtown Nashville, Music City USA, surrounded by picturesque landscape and the legendary Downtown District. In that charming setting, guests enjoyed the best in craft brew, unlimited tastings, food pairings, tasteful music, specialty booths, contests, games and much more.The following items were welcomed & encouraged: beer costumes, beer logo clothing, beer T-shirts, pretzel necklaces & more. Music and Entertainment
The Nashville Beer Festival Music and Concert was Presented by Curb/Gold Mountain/Belcourt Taps & Tapas. Host: Billy BlockLineup for Main Stage: (1:30PM TO 11PM)ONE HITTERSMAULDIN BROTHERSTHE DEVIOUS ANGELS JONATHAN SEXTON and the BIG LOVE CHOIRLIDO BART WALKER Special guest MIKE FARRISCURB RECORDING ARTIST / RUTH COLLINS / Lineup for Beer Garden Stage: (12PM TO 7PM)
Lyn Manderson and the McClister Band
Joe Hilton and the Entertainment Group
Dan Adams Band Featuring Kayt Jones
Abita,Atlanta,Blackstone,Blue Moon,Boscos,Broadcast,Butternuts,Caldera,Calfkiller,Chattanooga,Coney Island", "Czechvar,Flying Dog,Fosters,French Broad,Ft.Collins,Guinness,Harp,Hat Trick,Highland,Innis & Gunn,Jolly Pumpkin,Kona,Labatt,Lazy Magnolia,Magic Hat,Moylan's,New Belgium,Northcoast,Ommegang,Oskar Blues,Pilsner Urquell,Red Hook,Schlafly,Sierra Nevada,Smithwicks,Starr Hill,Stella Artois,Stevens Point,Stone,Stoudt's,Sweetwater,Victory,Widmer,Woodchuck,Yazoo.