The Westmoreland Cultural Trust will present "Blues, Brews & BBQ", an event that combines smoky flavors and touching melodies all washed down with some great beers! It will offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy Alley's public art while they savor great drinks and dance.
We are excited to host the upcoming Blues, Brews & BBQ event. Working with our Westmoreland County cultural partners, we aim to continue making Westmoreland County a destination for cultural enrichment and just plain fun. Please join us and enjoy the art, entertainment, and food that is unique to Westmoreland County,” Trust board chair Terry Reese says in a release.
The event launches the nine-day Greensburg Craft Beer Week, showcasing the region’s breweries, restaurants, and local businesses.
“We were talking about creating an event that’s a new fundraiser for the Trust,” says Kelli Brisbane, director of corporate engagement and events.
“Jessica (Hickey) from the Downtown Greensburg Project has asked us for years to do something to participate with Craft Beer Week. … It’s a way for us to support local blues, brews and barbecue. It’s very casual and gives people different price point options,” she adds. Tickets are $10 and include one 16-ounce craft beer, live entertainment, cash bar and barbecue for purchase.
A $50 VIP ticket includes the early access, VIP tent/seating, a commemorative cup, unlimited craft beer sampling from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., light bites, and barbecue samples. A $5 designated driver ticket is also available.
The Aris Paul Band will provide the evening’s blues.
According to the Trust, Paul is the 2016 winner of the WYEP Dos Equis Singer-Songwriter of the Year competition for his blues composition, “Rambler’s Creed.”
Quenching patrons’ thirsts will be Four Seasons Brewing Co., Quinn Brewing Co., Sobel’s Obscure Brewery and Whitehorse Brewing Co., available for purchase from the Draft Streets Beer Wagon. A variety of wines from Bella Terra Vineyards also will be available.
The event from September 20th from 6 pm to 10 pm will be held at the Trust's Art in the Alley and at the Helman-Ghrist parking lot in downtown Greensburg. To quench the thirst of customers will be Four Seasons Brewing Co., Quinn Brewing Co., Sobel's Obscure Brewery and Whitehorse Brewing Co., available for purchase at the Draft Streets Beer Wagon. A variety of Bella Terra Vineyards wines will also be available.
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