Your pals at Brooklyn Brewery will be sponsoring a showcase at Whip In’s Tunes & Brews Fest during SXSW. As lovers of both tunes and brews, we’re pumped for a day of music from Burger Records (who rep Summer Twins, Mozes & the Firstborn, Cosmonauts, & more) and Lollipop Records (whose members include So Many Wizards, the Mold, & Craters) The lineup is still being decided, but check back here for updates.
On March 12th, Brooklyn Brewery’ll be sponsoring a double-header showcase from our friends at Brixton Agency & Run For Cover Records at The Liberty. You may know Brixton from their representation of La Dispute, or NY favorites Porches. Run for Cover has worked with artists nationwide such as Pity Sex, Basement & Tiger’s Jaw.
Either way, we’re pumped to see what they bring to SXSW.
From 7pm-2am, four independent labels (that’s Gold Robot, Inflated, Small Plates & Father/Daughter) will present a showcase of their label, and invite some friends to join them at the Liberty. Some bands you can expect:
Case of Emergency
The Cabana Kids
Music by the Slice is an annual charity event put on by Home Slice Pizza during SXSW that’s been running eight years strong. This two-day music extravaganza has brought in bands from all across the country, with beer sales going directly to benefit Urban Roots. This year’s performers include:
Saturday, March 13th
12:10 - Avi Buffalo
1:00 - Lawrence Rothman
1:50 - T. Hardy Morris
2:40 - The Pack A.D.
3:30 - Saint Rich
4:20 - Sonny Knight and the Lakers
5:10 - Roadkill Ghost Choir
6:00 - Ages and Ages
6:50 - Very Special Guest TBA
Smack in the middle of the hustle and bustle of SXSW, Brooklyn Country Cantina, hosted by the newly-opened Licha’s Cantina is sure to be a relaxing respite. Approximately 25 Americana, country, and roots bands will play on two outdoor stages, while food and drink specials abound. Set times are still TBA, but some of the bands you’ll be seeing are:
JD Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers
The Whiskey Gentry
Tall Tall Trees
Daddy Long Legs
The Cactus Blossoms
Wear your green to Beer DeLuxe Hawthorn on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17, in case you didn’t know) for a night full of celebration. $5 stubbies of Brooklyn’s own Dry Irish Stout lead the festivities, which will also include live music from 4-7 pm and many other specials to help celebrate Erin (as in Ireland, not that one friend of yours.) Sláinte!
Join Brooklyn’s Rich Jarvis at the Desmond in Albany, NY on March 22 for a very special all-New York State Brew fest, Craft Beer New York. The New York State Brewers Association has invited us to show off some of our finest beers. We’ll be there alongside 29 other New York State breweries pouring two beers of our own, which will be complimented by a number of local food items and live music. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 on the day of. Purchase them here:
From 8-9pm there will be complimentary Brooklyn Lager so get there early and take your places. It’s going to be quite the show. Admission is $7 at the door.
The monthly dance extravaganza known as Soul Summit is returning on March 22nd. Stop by the Double Door to bust a move to some of early, raw R&B, Soul & Funk, and then kick back & cool off with $4 Brooklyn Lager & Brooklyn IPA cans.
THE SELECTER DJ KIRK & JON BLUNCK
(Sweater Funk, Soul It’s The Real Thing!, San Francisco)