A three day celebration featuring Australia’s best craft beer and cider brands with some of SA’s best chefs cooking a twisted BBQ will be held July 10th – 12th 2015 at the Adelaide Showground. A live music line up and DJs will entertain the 6000 strong beer and cider enthusiasts. This festival is expected to grow to be the biggest and best of its kind in the country and today’s announcement of the main stage entertainment lineup has set things in motion.
Curated by local tastemakers 5/4 Entertainment & Young Muscle, all acts playing the Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival are proudly South Australian and contribute to thriving local live music and entertainment scene and join the already massive lineup of brewers and chefs announced so far.
Friday 10th July
Max Savage & His False Idols (live), Cosmo Thundercat (live), The Gentleman’s Record Club feat. Huggy Bear Soundsystem Deejays, Luke Penman (Radio Adelaide – 100% South Australian DJ set)
PLUS the announcement live on stage of the Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards
Saturday 11th July – 5/4 Entertainment presents . . .
Timberwolf (live), Jesse Davidson (live), Jimmy Meegan (live), Banjo Jackson (live), Brokers DJs
PLUS the very special, one-off performance of the Kevin Bacon Jam Band
Sunday 12th July – Young Muscle presents . . .
Skies (live), Problems (live), Hummingbird (live), Young Muscle Deejays
These live acts and DJs stand together with the biggest brewer lineup and BBQ chefs ever to assemble in South Australia . . .
Local brewers include;
Barossa Valley Brewing, Big Shed Brewing Concern, Birbeck’s Brewing, Campus Brewing, Clare Valley Brewing, Coopers Brewery, Gulf Brewery, Little Bang, Lobethal Bierhaus, Mismatch Brewing Co, Pikes Beer, Pirate Life, Prancing Pony Brewery, Rehn Beer, Smiling Samoyed Brewery, Steam Exchange, Vale Brewing Co, Wheaty Brewing Corp
Lobo Juice and Cider, Kangaroo Island Cider, Sidewood Estate, Smoothbeard Mead, The Hills Cider Company
From across the borders;
Beard and Brau (QLD), Little Creatures (WA), Stone & Wood (Byron Bay), Two Birds (Melbourne), Young & Henry’s (Sydney)
From across the seas;
Fuller’s Ales (UK), Hofbrau (Germany), North Coast Brewing (USA), Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (USA), Weihenstephan (Germany)
“Coals™ Hot Meat and Smoke Shop” by The Happy Motel’s chef’s Jordan Jeavons, Andy Nowell & Duncan Welgemoed
“The Ghetto Smoke Show” by Drew Akin
“The King’s Head Great Aussie BBQ” by Brendan Bell
“Jacob Rubenstein Presents” by Sam Worrall-Thompson
The event will be held 10 – 12 July 2015 in the Adelaide Showground’s historic Brick Dairy Pavilion and on the adjacent lawns, the first time this rustic building has ever been used for an event of this kind, and it promises to be a weekend to remember.
The event will also host the presentation of the Royal Adelaide Beer & Cider Awards on Friday 10 July and feature a bar dedicated to the winning brews.
The event is supported by Primary Industries and Regions SA, Network Ten, Adelaide Showground, Coopers Brewery, and Hills Cider, and has been designed to be the perfect destination for tasting the very best of South Australian beer and learning more about what it’s all about and what’s out there.
Entry to the event, which is open all weekend, is $20 for a 1-day pass, or $35 for a weekend pass.
For real time updates and lineup announcements for music, chefs and exhibitors please refer to www.adelaidebeerfest.com.au