BREWERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE MAFIAoZA’S MUSIC CITY BREWER’S FESTIVAL
Event Scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Music City Walk of Fame Park
Over 50 Brews To Be Featured
NASHVILLE, TN—July 13, 2016—Organizers announced the final list of brewers that will attend the 15th Annual MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival. The event will be held Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Music City Walk of Fame Park, located on the lawn of the Hilton Nashville Downtown. With a sellout attendance every year, the main event will once again feature two four-hour sessions with approximately 3,500 people in attendance per session. A portion of the funds generated on Saturday will go to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
Beer aficionados will enjoy over 50 brews this year. Local brewers participating include: Yazoo, Old Shed Brewing, Blackhorse, Czann’s Brewing Co., Jackalope, Blackstone Pub, Fat Bottom and Turtle Anarchy. Other fan favorites include: Goose Island, Hi-Wire, Turtle Anarchy, Oskar Blues, Sierra Nevada, Bak Forty Beer Co.,Hap & Harry’s, Blue Moon, Woodchuck, Tin man Brewing Co., Yee-Haw Brewing, Founders, Mill Creek, Not Your Father’s Rootbeer & Ginger Ale and Tennessee Brew Works. A full list of brewers can be found at www.musiccitybrewersfest.com
The VIP event will be held on Friday, August 5, from 7pm – 9pm at Walk of Fame Park and will benefit the Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild. The VIP event will feature only Tennessee brewers who will have specialty beers that will not be available during the main event on Saturday. The VIP event originated as a Brewers Only Reception and has evolved into a sneak peek at the main event and an opportunity for beer enthusiasts to socialize with the brewers in an intimate setting with only 300 in attendance.
New this year, an industry focused event, the Southern Brewers Conference, was added in the days preceding the MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival. The event focuses on 13 southern states and has invited brewers, distributors and brewing industry manufacturers to participate at the Music City Center Wednesday, August 3-5, 2016. Complete with Opening Night Reception, Breakfast Keynote Speaker, 40 Seminars, a 2-day trade show and concluding with the consumer focused MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival, this event is sure to bring brewing enthusiasts to Nashville. Additional information can be found at www.southernbrewersconference.com
MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival has become synonymous with amazing brews, MAFIAoZA’S pizza, and the best beer festival in Middle Tennessee. With over 50 breweries represented and all beer tastings included in admission, this event is sure to please both the novice and connoisseur palates again this year. Admission includes a MAFIAoZA’S Brewer’s Festival souvenir mug to sample from some of the best local, regional, national, import breweries in the world plus a few brews that aren't normally available in Nashville, and new product launches for the area.
Other festivities include area vendors, lawn games, local food from some of Nashville's best restaurants including MAFIAoZA'S, great live music and a local DJ throughout the day on the MAFIAoZA'S / BLUE MOON Music Stage and the Uptown's Smokeshop Cool Zone which will have misting tents, cool shade, and fans to cool down from the summer sun.
Tickets are on sale now for both sessions. Session A, 12 Noon- 4:00 p.m., are $39.00 plus tax. Session B, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., are $59.00 plus tax. In addition, each session offers a “Designated” Driver ticket that excludes beer sampling for $20 plus tax.
Friday night VIP Event Tickets are $45.00 plus tax that includes food and beer from local breweries and restaurants and supports the Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild.
All tickets are available online at www.musiccitybrewersfest.com. This is a 21 and older event and must have ID for admission.
Festival volunteers are still needed. If interested in volunteering, please sign up online at http://www.musiccitybrewersfest.com/contact or contact Stacie Taylor with Second Harvest Food Bank at 615-627-1570 or Stacie.Taylor@secondharvestmidtn.org
For more information about the 15th Annual MAFIAoZA’S Music City Brewer’s Festival, log onto www.musiccitybrewersfest.com, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/MusicCityBrewersFest OR Follow us on Twitter @MCBrewersFest.
For thirteen years, MAFIAoZA’s Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub has “wowed” capacity crowds nightly with its authentic Italian menu, its impressive Old and New World wine list, and its comfortable, welcoming ambiance. The popular 1920s New York-style Italian restaurant is known for serving the finest stone-oven pizza in the southeast and offering dishes made with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.
MAFIAoZA’s has earned a solid reputation for their commitment to presenting flavorful, memorable dining experiences for their loyal and still-growing patron base. As 12South’s original neighborhood gem and family favorite, MAFIAoZA’s has served over 1 million slices of pizza to date. MAFIAoZA’S 12South is located at 2400 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204.
MAFIAoZA’s Franklin will be opening its new Franklin “Factory” location in the coming months. MAFIAoZA’s Franklin will be approximately 10,000 square feet and offer the full MAFIAoZA’s menu and 36 beers on tap on its new rooftop and courtyard patios. The address for the new location is 230 Franklin Road, Building 1, Franklin, TN 37064.