Beer, live music, and food are just a few of my favorite things and this weekend they all converge on Birmingham for the inaugural Brewzapalooza!

Brewzapaolooza is two days, two venues, fifteen bands, and a whole lotta beer. Festival organizers, The Beermingham Brewers Collaborative, is doing their best to make Birmingham a craft beer destination!

The weekend starts with a brewing competition tonight, November 12th at Hop City near Pepper Place. "Toast of Birmingham” in an invitational brewing competition involving 16 breweries, both locally and regional. The beers at tonight's competition will be available for purchase at the music festival on Saturday and Sunday as well.

Breweries involved include Back Forty, Bearded Iris, Birmingham District Brewing, Cahaba Brewing, Cigar City, Common Bond, Druid City Brewing Company, Ferus, Ghost Train, Monday Night Brewing, Orpheus, Parish Brewing, Salty Nut, Straight to Ale, Trim Tab, and Yellowhammer Brewing.

The music starts each day at 2 pm. Saturday’s festivities will be held at Back Forty Brewing near Sloss Furnaces and Sunday will be at Avondale Brewing Company in the Avondale neighborhood.

The music schedule is...

SATURDAY

  • 2 pm - Shawnthony Calypso
  • 3 pm - Nikki & The Phantom Callers
  • 4 pm - Red Harp
  • 5 pm - The Bohannons
  • 6 pm - Cash Langdon
  • 7:15 pm - Dead Fingers
  • 8:15 pm - Jimbo Mathus

SUNDAY

  • 2 pm - Suburban Love Junkies
  • 3 pm - Vincas
  • 4 pm - Results of Adults
  • 5 pm - Caddle
  • 6 pm - GT
  • 7 pm - Dree Leer
  • 8:30 pm - The Blips
  • 9:30 pm - The Dexateens

Get your tickets and join us at the festival by clicking here.