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Music City CANarchy Festival


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Music City CANarchy is a FREE four day fest during the Craft Brewer’s Conference in Nashville’s Walk of Fame Park. Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real will headline a stacked music lineup at Wednesday night’s Oskar Blues Encore Event. On top of stellar musical guests, there’ll be over 20 canned craft beer options, grub from a rotating array of 32 food trucks, field games and beer-related activities, and specialty tappings every day.

Daily features in the Ball VIP Can Lounge will include Draft Magazine Beer Games – various beer-related games and activities from 3-4pm; then All About Beer Presents Meet the Brewer featuring Special Tappings by CANarchy member breweries from 4-5pm. Festival goers can purchase CanSource CROWLER cans full of salty snacks as a fundraiser for the CAN’d Aid Foundation, or enter to win a mountain bike in a raffle hosted by ChemStation.

The CAN’d Aid Foundation is a CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective non-profit partner that spreads people powered do-goodery through TOWNS, TUNES, TREADS + TRAILS and LOVE YUR MAMA efforts nationwide. CAN’d Aid will host daily “Crush it Sessions” featuring live music from TUNES ambassadors and local Nashville talent on the main stage beginning each day at Noon.

Monday is hosted by Perrin Brewing Company. 

Noon – 1pm: Can’d Aid Crush It Session with Americana Country trio Maybe April

1:30 – 3pm: Can’d Aid Crush It Session with Chris Ross and the North

3 – 4pm: Draft Magazine Beer Games – beer-related games and activities in the Ball VIP Can Lounge

4 – 5 pm: All About Beer Magazine Presents Specialty Tapping and Meet the Brewer – Perrin will conduct a specialty tapping, so you can try some of their rarest beer. Following the tapping, Perrin will host cornhole and present a screening of The Big Lebowski on the main stage big screen in tribute to the film that inspired Perrin’s highly sought-after brew, No Rules Vietnamese Imperial porter.

 

Tuesday is hosted by Cigar City Brewing

Noon – 1pm: Can’d Aid Crush It Session with Nashville tune-maker Kate Cosentino

1:30 – 3pm: Crush It Session with Can’d Aid TUNES ambassadors The Wooks

3 – 4pm: Draft Magazine Beer Games – beer-related games and activities in the Ball VIP Can Lounge

4 – 5pm: All About Beer Magazine Presents Specialty Tapping and Meet the Brewer – Cigar City Brewing will offer tappings of their famous specialty beer line-up including Margarita Gose, Chocolate Coconut Maduro, Whateley Family Farmhouse Ale, and I Have Enough Friends DIPA. Show off your moves and challenge Cigar City Brewing employees, including El Lector Neil Callaghan, to a public LIVE BAND karaoke contest and dance party.

 

Wednesday is hosted by Oskar Blues Brewery.

On Wednesday night, music City CANarchy will feature the fifth annual Oskar Blues Encore as CBC’s official Wednesday night shindig. Each year the Encore celebrates and showcases some of Oskar Blues’ favorite musical acts and closest partners in the craft beer industry. Here’s what the day looks like:

Noon – 1pm: Can’d Aid Crush It Session with Eagle Eye Williamson

1:30-3pm: Can’d Aid Crush It Session with New South Rock sounds by the Vegabonds

3 – 4pm: Draft Magazine Beer Games – beer-related games and activities in the Ball VIP Can Lounge

4 – 5pm: All About Beer Magazine Presents Specialty Tapping and Meet the Brewer – Oskar Blueswill tap their limited releases Check Yo’Self Golden Double IPA and Interstate SMaSH Express Simcoe IPA.

5pm: Oskar Blues Encore Live music kicks off with Eagle Eye Williamson from Austin, TX, Interstate Stash Express from Lyons, CO

8pm: Oskar Blues Encore Music by Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, featuring the 28 year-old son of Willie Nelson.

 

Thursday is hosted by Squatters Craft Beer and Wasatch Brewery

Noon – 1pm: Can’d Aid Crush It Session with Nashville artist Sarah Spencer

1:30 – 3pm: Crush It Session with Can’d Aid TUNES ambassadors One Flew West

3 – 4pm: Draft Magazine Beer Games – beer-related games and activities in the Ball VIP Can Lounge

4 – 5pm: All About Beer Magazine Presents Specialty Tapping and Meet the Brewer – Tennessee gets its first taste of Wasatch Bourbon Barrel Aged Polygamy Porter, followed by a Yappy Hour event revolving around Squatters Chasing Tail Orange Golden Ale’s partnership with Best Friends Animal Society. Later on, Mike Grimes from Nashville’s legendary Grimey’s Records will showcase some of Nashville’s best local talent.

This is a Rhizome Productions and The Artist Farm produced event.