Monday, June 25, 2012

Toronto’s Festival of Beer Announces World-Class Music Lineup

Toronto, ON

Featuring more than just beer – check out these great headliners set to rock TFOB! 

It’s back! Toronto’s Festival of Beer is celebrating its 18th Anniversary and doing it better than ever.  This three-day event, celebrating everything great about beer, will see thousands of eager patrons descend upon Bandshell Park at Exhibition Place to celebrate the malty beverage.

From connoisseurs to thirsty beer drinkers, Toronto’s Festival of Beer offers a world of options. True to form, the Festival will bring an all-new musical line-up, and will host musicians from a wide range of genres. In short, whether it’s in the beer or the music, Toronto’s Festival of Beer is sure to have something for everyone.

Friday will be headlined by Grammy Award-winning artists Salt-N-Pepa, with other musical acts including Kreesha Turner, D-sisive, My Son the Hurricane and Michie Mee

On Saturday, the musical mash-up continues with July Talk setting the stage for headlining act Gentleman Husbands. Hailing from Cobourg, Ont., this young, energetic band says their “spastic and lively sets leave audiences in a daze.”  Other acts include Emerson Street Rhythm Band, Taj Weeks, Brett Caswell and the Marquee Rose. 

The Festival wraps up Sunday on a high note with more great bands such as Hollerado, Detroit Rock City All-stars, Frank Ryan and the day’s headliner — Big Wreck!

Canada’s largest beer festival has more to offer than just terrific musical acts. The Festival will hold a number of exciting events throughout all three days. Be sure to check out the Napoleon Grilling Tent featuring some of the top culinary artists in the Greater Toronto Area and their meat creations — whether cured, smoked or grilled fresh. The Festival will also be teaming up with Niagara College’s Teaching Brewery to offer knowledgeable sessions with brewmasters and experts from around the country.

Tickets for Toronto’s Festival of Beer sell out in advance every year — this year is no exception as July 28th is already sold out. Tickets for the Festival can be purchased online at Tickets for each day are $38.50 with the ability to Hoptimize your experience for an extra $10. Hoptimizing your ticket will gain you early access to the Festival and 5 extra sample tokens. This is a 19+ event.

For more information about this year’s Toronto’s Festival of Beer, please visit


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