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6th Annual Cuegrass Festival at The Pit BBQ ~ April 26th


The 6th Annual ‘Cuegrass Festival returns to the Warehouse district in downtown Raleigh on Saturday April 26th 12-6pm. In past years a nice crowd has gathered along Davie street outside The Pit BBQ for the jam-packed day of great ‘cue, local brews and toe-tappin’ bluegrass music! It only costs $5 at the gate to enter (food & beer additional). Proceeds from the $5 gate donation Backpack Buddies & the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC.

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This event is a great way to spend the afternoon outside enjoying great music. Make sure you bring a chair and get there early to grab a good spot as it does get crowded. I also highly recommend a hat and suncreen as there is limited shade. Musical acts planned for this year’s event are Old Habits, The Barefoot Movement, Acoustic Manner, Grits & Soul, and The 23 String Band

The Pit will have the pig cookers fired up to serve plenty of their famous Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue and offer a selection of local brews. This year’s event will feature Aviator, Big Boss, Carolina Brewery, Lonerider, Triangle and White Street. This is one of my favorite spring events in downtown Raleigh. Definitely worth checking out. Enjoy!


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Brewgaloo Local Beer Fest ~ Raleigh City Plaza April 28, 2012


Shop Local Raleigh presents Brewgaloo 2012, the first super cool festival of its kind, will be held in downtown Raleigh’s City Plaza on April 28, from 3-9pm. This event supports Shop Local Raleigh and its mission to sustain programs that strengthen our local businesses.

Brewgaloo will feature craft breweries from the Triangle and partners with local food trucks. Entertainment will be provided for guests by live local bands.

General admission is free and includes a pint glass (special unbreakable acrylic souvenir glasses will be available while supplies last). Guests can purchase $1 drink tickets to use for 3oz samplers (1 ticket), or full pints (5 tickets).

Drink ticket pre-sales start on February 20 at: http://shoplocalraleigh.org/care/Brewgaloo and continue through March 20. You can purchase 25 tickets for $20 and receive a FREE acrylic souvenir pint glass.

Brewgaloo 2012 Saturday, April 28, 2012, rain or shine General Admission: 3:00 – 9:00PM

If you have any questions, email: brewgaloo@shoplocalraleigh.org.                         Follow Brewgaloo on Twitter for updates: http://twitter.com/brewgaloo                 “Like” Brewgaloo on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Brewgaloo

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Picture of the Week – “Tweetup” at LoneRider Brewery


This week’s photo was taken at the Tweetup held at the LoneRider Brewery last night. Over 100 local bloggers, social media gurus, and beer lovers met up to enjoy some great local brew and BBQ!

You can view the rest of my pictures from the event in my flickr photo album.

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