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BREWS BLUES & BBQ - Saturdays at Governors Island Through Sept. 17

August 2, 2011 - by CG News Desk

The new "Brews Blues & BBQ" series - featuring a collection of acclaimed breweries, live R&B/Blues bands, and beer-infused foods - takes place at The Beach at Governor's Island from noon to 6 p.m. on select Saturdays through September 17.
 
The Saturday series will profile the beers of one brewery exclusively, host a distinct area band, and rotate its offerings of food crafted with beer. Admission to the Brews Blues & BBQ series is free, as is Saturday ferry service from Manhattan or Brooklyn to Governor's Island and back.

More information on the Brews Blues & BBQ series is available at www.thebeachatgovernors.com.
The Beach at Governors Island, 1 Carder Rd, is only accessible by boat from Brooklyn and Manhattan on the Governors Island Ferry departing from the BatteryMaritime Building or Fulton Ferry Landing during hours when Governors Island is open. The fare on the Governors Island Ferry is free. Information on ferry schedules is available at www.govisland.com/html/visit/directions.shtml.
 
The dates and line-up for Brews Blues & BBQ series are as follows:
 
Saturday, August 6 - Noon to 6 p.m.
                                  
Brews Blues & BBQ
The Beach at Governor's Island
 
Artist: Guitar Pete
Brewery: Sixpoint Craft Ales
Beers: Crisp Lager, Brevity Wit, Bengali Tiger IPA, Sweet Action, Signal IPA, REDD
Admission: Free
Info: www.thebeachatgovernors.com
 
 
Saturday, August 13 - Noon to 6 p.m.
                                  
Brews Blues & BBQ
The Beach at Governor's Island
 
Artist: Danny Toan
Brewery: Brewery Ommegang
Beers: Belgian Pale Ale, Witte, Hennipen, Three Philosophers, Ommegang
Admission: Free
Info: www.thebeachatgovernors.com
 
Saturday, September 10 - Noon to 6 p.m.
                                  
Brews Blues & BBQ
The Beach at Governor's Island
 
Artist: Joe Vadala & Jersey Shore Blues
Brewery: Breckenridge Brewery
Beers: Avalanche Amber, Agave Wheat, Vanilla Porter, Lucky U IPA, 471 IPA
Admission: Free
Info: www.thebeachatgovernors.com
 
                                  
Saturday, September 17 - Noon to 6 p.m.
                                  
Brews Blues & BBQ
The Beach at Governor's Island
 
Artist: Billy Hector
Brewery: Oskar Blues Brewery
Beers: Dale's Pale Ale, Old Chub, Mamma's Little Yella Pills, OB Brew Oddities
Admission: Free
Info: www.thebeachatgovernors.com

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