Brew fest

Posted July 26, 2012, at 10:32 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 08, 2012, at 4:58 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 5 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Pickering Square, Downtown, Bangor, Maine

For more information: kahbang.com/festival-info/brew-fest/

The KahBang Festival & Central Street Farmhouse presents the 1st Annual Brew Fest.

On the evening of August 9th, KahBang & Central Street Farmhouse will present as part of its Festival Kickoff, an evening of beer, food & music in Pickering Square. The event will feature over a dozen local micro-brews, food vendors and bands performing on 2 stages. Participating Breweries will include Allagash, Geaghan Brothers, Rising Tide, Black Bear, Penobscot Bay, Downeast Cider, Gritty’s, Urban Farm Fermentory, Sea Dog Brewing Co., The Liberal Cup and more!

The Brew Fest will run from 5PM to 9PM. Admission is $20 per person and FREE for KahBang Festival VIP Pass Holders.

You can purchase tickets in advance on the web at www.kahbang.com/festival-info/brew-fest. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event as space allows.


Central Street Farmhouse will be announcing the finalists for their 2nd Annual Maine Homebrewers Competition at the Brew Fest. This is the premier homebrewing competition in Maine and the Grand Prize Winner will have their recipe brewed professionally by Penobscot Bay Brewery. More information is available at www.facebook.com/MaineHomebrewersCompetition


The KahBang Kickoff Stage in West Market Square will feature performances by Jacob Augustine, Sunset Hearts, The 220s, A Severe Joy & Rob Burnell.

In addition, the Brew Fest Stage in Pickering Square will include performances by Trisha Mason, Wizard Diary and Valerie Orth.


Directly following the Kickoff Events in West Market & Pickering Square, there will be Music Showcases at several venues across downtown. These intimate Showcases are a great way to discover some of the best emerging music performers taking part in KahBang.

IPANEMA BAR: Lights Resolve, The Box Tiger

PADDY MURPHY’S PUB: The Milkman’s Union, Animal Talk

NOCTURNEM DRAFT HAUS: Vinyl Night w/ DJ Baby Bok Choy and DJ T-COS

SEA DOG BREWING: A Severe Joy, Sunset Hearts


KahBang Festival Shuttles will be running starting on Thursday August 9th from 4PM until 2AM. All Festival attendees with a Festival Pass, VIP Pass or Camping Pass are allowed access to the shuttles. The shuttles run approx every 15-20 minutes on a loop between our Festival Campsite, The Waterfront and West Market Square.

For more info, contact Joshua Gass by phone at 818-749-8600, or by email at joshg@kahbang.com.