Do you love beer? Can't make it to the Great American Beer Festival in Colorado? Well, then you should head to the World Beer Festival in Durham! On October 9, 2010 there will be over 150 breweries bringing their best beers to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park! Plus there's food vendors and live music, a special VIP area and free stuff from other vendors. If you haven't booked your tickets yet, do so now! They're sure to sell out soon!
The music lineup for the afternoon session:
Big Daddy Love - a unique and natural blend of jam, grass, roots, and rock to the emerging North Carolina music scene.
Children of the Horn - a varietal group that combines influences from soul jazz, rhythm and blues, and world music.
The Voodoo Flute - in the VIP area you'll get intricate rhythms and melodies mixed with BeBop, Fusion and Latin Jazz.
The music lineup for the evening session:
Brushfire Stankgrass - The Asheville group was recently voted into The Mountain Xpress’ best of WNC for the second year running, tying with The Steep Canyon Rangers & Steve Martin in the bluegrass/oldtime category.
Big Something - an ever-evolving, groove-based modern rock band from Burlington, NC. This group brings electronic embellishments and an alternative feel, Funk, Soul and Rock n Roll to their music.
Paul Bomar - in the VIP area in the evening you'll get a jazz guitarist, composer, and guitar instructor from Clayton, North Carolina.
For more information about craft beer events in Durham (and reviews about craft beer) check out my articles at the Examiner.com!