BBQ, Brews and Bands Announced for Annual BBQ & Beer Festival

California Beer Festival Bringing Great Bands and Food Trucks to Santa Clarita May 5-7

California’s biggest traveling beer festival is going to be finding a home in Santa Clarita for the second time next month, bringing with it three days of the best craft beers and tasty food trucks that California has to offer. In addition, the BBQ & Beer Festival is proud to announce the bands and amazing BBQ & sauce vendors that will be gracing its grounds over the Cinco de Mayo weekend.
Saturday’s entertainment will include first class rock legends tribute act Skinny Little Twits, and Highway Starr will be bringing the best of modern (and classic) country hits to the Santa Clarita stage. Finally, LA Latin-funk outfit Adelaide will be imparting their good vibes on the brews-loving crowd at the festival.  
Sunday’s blues-heavy lineup will include performances from Michael John & the Bottom Line alongside the masters of classic (but original) soul Jack Mack & the Heart Attack Horns. The weekend’s entertainment will be headlined by the endlessly celebrated and renowned blues artist Tommy Castro & the Painkillers.
The BBQ & Beer Festival will showcase some of California’s best microbreweries pouring north of 50 handcrafted beers and ciders on tap. Beer enthusiasts are cordially invited to find a new favorite – or to simply enjoy an established and well-loved choice. Participating breweries include; House Beer, Santa Maria  Brewing Company, MadeWest, Rincon Brewery, Poseidon Brewing Co., The Dudes Brewing Co., St. Killian Importing, The Bloody Cure, Angel City Brewery, Golden Road Brewing, Goose Island Beer Co., Sierra Nevada, Stella Artois, Wolf Creek Brewing, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Pocock Brewing Co., Lagunitas Brewing Company, Island Brewing Company, Elysian Brewing, Coronado Brewing Co., Firestone Walker and more. BBQ  and food truck participants include Black Sugar Rib Company, Carter’s Smoked BBQ, BBQ Smokehouse, Cowboy John’s Smoken BBQ, Our Place BBQ, Taste of Soul on Wheels and It’s in the Sauce BBQ, among others to be announced. (Note: the craft beer sampling is Friday only.)

About the BBQ & Beer Festival
The BBQ & Beer Festival will take place from Friday, May 5 to Sunday, May 7, 2017. The festival is located in Central Park, Santa Clarita: 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350. Tickets are available for purchase online now. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Friday beer festival tickets range from $20 to $40 and Saturday BBQ Festival/Sunday Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival tickets are $10 (entry must be purchased per person for each day), with free entry for children 12 and under. Both days will feature a variety of live music and entertainment. Individuals must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to enter the Beer Festival on Friday and to consume alcohol for the duration of the festival. For more information, please visit

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